Posted in Events Students Teaching

Graduate Students Gain Insight into the Inner Workings of Academia

          On March 10, 2017, the department welcomed Abby Neely (Dartmouth College), Kyla Dahlin (Michigan State University), and Tim Kennedy (University…

Continue Reading... Graduate Students Gain Insight into the Inner Workings of Academia
Posted in Students

A Conversation with Undergraduate Student Mengyu Liang

What do you study? I study Geography and Cartography/GIS. My concentration is in physical geography because I love to learn about the natural environment and…

Continue Reading... A Conversation with Undergraduate Student Mengyu Liang
Posted in Research Students

A Conversation with Undergraduate Student Leo Roth

What are you studying? I enjoy studying plant species diversity in Wisconsin ecosystems, especially regarding the interactions between native and non-native species. In what ways…

Continue Reading... A Conversation with Undergraduate Student Leo Roth
Posted in Events Research Students

Geography Undergraduate Symposium

GEOGRAPHY COLLOQUIUM (GEOG 565) THURSDAY, 15 DECEMBER 2016, L196 EDUCATION BUILDING   SESSION I: LATE AFTERNOON, 4PM – 6PM 4:00  Introductory Remarks | William Gustav…

Continue Reading... Geography Undergraduate Symposium
Posted in Community Events News Research Students

“More People, More Trees: Social and Ecological Factors for Tree Cover Distribution in Southern Tanzania”

Please join us on December 7th at 12:00pm in 206 Ingra­ham Hall  for a talk by the Geography Department’s very own Niwaeli Kimambo, M.Sc. PhD…

Continue Reading... “More People, More Trees: Social and Ecological Factors for Tree Cover Distribution in Southern Tanzania”
Posted in Students Uncategorized

Groundwater contamination and Tom Petty: a look into the mind of student Stepha Velednitsky

What are you studying? I am a human geographer studying the role of computer chip manufacturing within Israel’s hydro-political landscape. I’m fascinated by the ways…

Continue Reading... Groundwater contamination and Tom Petty: a look into the mind of student Stepha Velednitsky
Posted in Students

From UW–Madison to Jordan, Greece, and D.C. with undergraduate, Hallah

UW Geography is excited to share undergraduate student experiences with you. This week, we would like to introduce you to Ms. Hallah Ghanem. Ms. Ghanem…

Continue Reading... From UW–Madison to Jordan, Greece, and D.C. with undergraduate, Hallah
Posted in Alumni Community Faculty Outreach Research Students Teaching WI Idea

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…

Continue Reading... Exciting & Free Events, Join us on November 11!
Posted in Awards Faculty Research Students

Marín-Spiotta & Mason receive $776,800 National Science Foundation award

Professors Erika Marín-Spiotta and Joe Mason were awarded a $776,800 National Science Foundation award to study the potential for carbon in buried soils, or paleosols, to…

Continue Reading... Marín-Spiotta & Mason receive $776,800 National Science Foundation award
Posted in Research Students

Storm Chasing and State Mapping: a Glimpse into the Mind of Student Chris Scheele

What degrees do you have already? I received my B.S. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences with a Certificate

Continue Reading... Storm Chasing and State Mapping: a Glimpse into the Mind of Student Chris Scheele