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Collaborative project to map antibiotic resistance data across Wisconsin

For many years public health officials have collected data on the resistance that infectious microbes have to antibiotics. Resistance patterns change from year to year…

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Posted in Awards Students

Spring 2018 Trewartha / Odebolt Conference Travel Awardees

The Geography Department is proud to announce the Spring 2018 Trewartha / Odebolt Conference Travel Awardees! All recipients will attend the American Association of Geographers (AAG)…

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Posted in Community Students

Thank you from the Geography Club!

The Geography Club would like to thank those who recently donated money intended to enhance the undergraduate experience and to support activities beyond the classroom….

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Staff Profile: Marguerite Antoinette Roulet

We are excited to welcome Marguerite (Mogi) Antoinette Roulet to the Geography department staff as Graduate Program Coordinator! Read our conversation with her below to learn…

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Posted in Community Faculty Students

“Tea Time” Becomes a Department Tradition

At a large university like the University of Wisconsin-Madison, forming meaningful relationships with professors can be challenging for undergraduates. As a result, the Department of Geography…

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Wisconsin Land Information Map & Poster Contest

Mappers! Show your work in the Wisconsin Land Information Association Map & Poster Contest!  Submit your finest maps, posters, and apps to the 2018 Wisconsin…

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Posted in Faculty Featured Research Students

Sub-Area Feature: Physical Geography

The UW-Madison Geography Department has four major thematic areas: Physical Geography, People-Environment, Human Geography, and Cartography/GIS. This year, we will feature each sub-area to highlight the…

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Posted in Publications Research Students

2017 Graduate Student Publications

Geography graduate students publish in a wide range of academic and non-academic venues from Computational Culture: A Journal of Software Studies to Ephemera: Theory and…

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Student Profile: Sanober Mirza

This week’s student profile is with Sanober Mirza, a senior Geography major and Geography Club President. Sanober works in Professor Erika Marin-Spiotta’s Biogeography-Biogeochemistry Lab and is an Undergraduate…

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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…

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