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UW–Madison mourns influential, beloved geography professor Yi-Fu Tuan

Originally published August 15, 2022 to UW-Madison News By Mary Ellen Gabriel Yi-Fu Tuan, a towering intellectual figure and University of Wisconsin–Madison professor emeritus of…

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Congratulations and Appreciation for Bob Kaiser at his Retirement

The Department wishes to express our warm appreciation for our friend and colleague, Bob Kaiser, who is retiring this academic year. Bob Kaiser is a…

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Spotlight on Geography’s Research Labs

The Department of Geography is home to several research labs where students, faculty, staff, postdocs and scholars work together to develop and apply methodologies and…

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Profile: Matt Turner

Our April profile story features Geography Professor Matt Turner (he/him). Matt has been at UW-Madison since 1995, receiving a Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley…

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Profile: Jenna Loyd

For our first faculty profile, we would like to introduce Associate Professor Jenna Loyd. Joining UW-Madison in 2017 as a feminist geographer focusing on racism…

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UW–Madison Geography is Hiring 2 Tenure-Track Positions in Cartography/GIScience

Join our dynamic department in beautiful Madison, Wisconsin! Assistant Professor of Geospatial Technology and Director of the UW-Madison GIS Professional Programs  Strong candidates will have…

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New Department Hires

The Department of Geography at UW-Madison is growing! We’ve been fortunate to hire three new faculty members, bringing our total number of faculty who have…

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Professor Ian Baird on the Laos Dam Failure

On July 25, 2018, a hydroelectric dam in southeastern Laos collapsed and released close to 18 billion cubic feet of water—enough to “cover an area…

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“Tea Time” Becomes a Department Tradition

At a large university like the University of Wisconsin-Madison, forming meaningful relationships with professors can be challenging for undergraduates. As a result, the Department of Geography…

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Sub-Area Feature: Physical Geography

The UW-Madison Geography Department has four major thematic areas: Physical Geography, People-Environment, Human Geography, and Cartography/GIS. This year, we will feature each sub-area to highlight the…

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