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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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Exciting & Free Events, Join us on November 11!

Join the Buzz in Science Hall We hope you will join us for part—or all—of the day. If you have questions, please feel free to…

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Science Hall After Dark

On Friday, November 11, 2016 we will celebrate 75 years of making maps in Science Hall; we hope you will join us! Check this site…

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Summer “Cartography Major” teaches across generations

In early July the Geography Department participated in UW–Madison’s Grandparents University (GPU) by hosting a “cartography major” for 11 grandparents and their grandchildren. GPU is an award-winning, two-day program that brings children…

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Geography holds “Cartography Major” at Grandparents University

In late July the Geography Department hosted a two day “Cartography major” in coordination with the Wisconsin Alumni Association’s annual Grandparents University. This award-winning, two-day…

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