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Student Profile: Anna Ostermeier

Senior Geography major Anna Ostermeier spent part of last summer in rural Costa Rica working on projects related to environmental sustainability and women’s empowerment. A prestigious Wisconsin Idea Fellowship funded her work, as well as support from Sasha Drumm, Mario Castillo, Nicol Chinchilla, Cathy Middlecamp, Brooke Nelson, Kyle Powers, Morgridge Center for Public Service, and UpTica. Read our […]

Geography Alumni Interview: Jonathan Goodell

Welcome to the inaugural post in this year’s series of UW-Madison Geography alumni interviews! Our first interview is with Jonathan Goodell, Class of 2015. Over the past year, Jonathan worked with the Water and Sanitation Health sector of the Peace Corps in Caimital, Panamá, where he partnered with the community’s water committee to improve their […]

Martindale Recognized at WLIA

Jaime Martindale, Map & GIS Data Librarian at the Robinson Map Library, was honored at the 2017 Wisconsin Land Information Association (WLIA) annual conference. WLIA is a grassroots organization representing a collection of concerned professionals working to develop, maintain, and apply a network of statewide land information systems. WLIA president, Martin Goettl, presented the Outstanding Contribution […]

New nonprofit supports women in science

by Kelly April Tyrrell, UW-Communications Tracey Holloway was a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University in 2002, Ph.D. from Princeton University freshly in hand, when she and five colleagues teamed up to create an informal support network for other women in their field. “We wanted to provide an environment to connect with women at a similar level, to […]

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