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Geography Featured: Badger Talks Live 2023

Badger Talks Live is a live stream presentation series showcasing unique stories and talents on the UW-Madison campus and beyond. Tune in on Tuesdays in…

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UW Science Expeditions Open House held in Science Hall

The UW Science Expeditions campus open house event was held over the weekend of April 14-16, 2023. It featured activities and open houses across campus…

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Alumni Profile: Russell Kirby, PhD, MS

Undergraduate Studies Elmhurst College, 1972BA, (Honors) University of Wisconsin, 1974MS, Geography University of Wisconsin, 1977PhD, Geography University of Wisconsin, 1981MS, University of Wisconsin, 1991 Could…

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UW Science Expeditions Open House held in Science Hall

The annual UW Science Expeditions Campus Open House is a public engagement event that shares science happening at UW-Madison with a wide audience. All events…

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Beyond the classroom: Geography’s specialized units

This month’s feature story highlights the specialized units housed within Science Hall that help make Geography one of the most interesting and resourceful departments on…

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The Wisconsin Idea in Action: Grant County and Robinson Map Library Partnership

The Robinson Map Library, a unit of the UW-Madison Department of Geography, is partnering with Grant County to digitally preserve a collection of historic maps…

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Daniel Huffman Leads Mapping Workshop in Alaska

While cartographers usually experience the world through their computer screens, sometimes they are lucky enough to have their work take them outside the office. In…

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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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#muddyboots: Academic motherhood in the field

There is a long history of geographers doing fieldwork to advance their research. This history includes lore about far away field sites, long days in…

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Graduate Student Profile: Seth Spawn

This week’s student profile is with Seth Spawn, a master’s student in Geography working with Professor Holly Gibbs and the Nelson Institute’s Center for Sustainability…

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