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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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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…

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A Conversation with Dr. Morgan Robertson

What led you to geography? I wanted to understand how environmental policy is shaped by both social forces and ecological changes, and other disciplines were…

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A Conversation with Dr. Jack Williams

What led you to geography? My research interests are inherently interdisciplinary and so is Geography.  I study the responses of plant species and communities to…

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A Conversation with Dr. Ian Baird

What led you to geography? I was attracted to geography because it is the discipline that is among the best at taking a holistic perspective…

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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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County collecting and map perfecting: a glimpse into the mind of Professor Rob Roth

What is your postion at UW Madison? I am an Assistant Professor responsible for the cartography courses at UW and serve as the Faculty Director…

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Summer 2016 Geography Classes

Registration is now open for Summer 2016 courses. Here are the courses, including three online classes, offered by the Geography Department this summer. GEOG 170:  Our…

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Naughton receives 2016 Education Innovation Grant

Prof. Lisa Naughton has received a UW–Madison 2016 Education Innovation Grant to create an international experience for students, specifically for Geog/Envir St 339: Environmental Conservation, through…

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Gibbs receives Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award

Congratulations to Geography and Nelson Institute professor, Holly Gibbs, for being selected for a 2016 Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award. The Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award is given annually to six…

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