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Zhang recieves Capstone Ph.D. Teaching award

Congratulations to student Guiming Zhang for receiving a 2017 ‘Capstone Ph.D. Teaching’ award! The University employs over 2000 teaching assistants campus-wide, and Guiming is one…

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Inspiring Future Cartographers

The Geography Department recently welcomed the entire second grade class from Van Hise Elementary School in Madison. 65 energetic second graders visited Science Hall on a…

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Geospatial Summit, April 26

The State Cartographer’s Office is once again taking the lead on organizing the annual UW–Madison Geospatial Summit, to be held in the UW Gordon Commons…

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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…

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State Cartographer's Office constructs public statewide Digital Parcel Database of Wisconsin

Staff at the State Cartographer’s Office (SCO) recently completed a second version of Wisconsin’s statewide digital parcel database. This GIS database contains information on ownership,…

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GeoData@Wisconsin Highlighted in UW-Madison Libraries Magazine

The Fall 2016 edition of UW-Madison Libraries magazine highlights GeoData@ Wisconsin, a new online application that provides users with direct download access to Wisconsin geospatial…

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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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Donor Offers Matching Challenge to Support Geography Undergrads

Your donation could do twice as much good! In honor of the 75th anniversary of our mapping program in the Geography Department, we are delighted…

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Sand Sculpting and Guitar String Stroking: a Glimpse into the Mind of Student Ross Thorn

What are you studying? I am currently studying GIS/Cartography. I’m working on a project in which we are trying to figure out the best way…

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New Fall 2016 class by Anthony Fontes

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