Undergraduate Geography Club

The UW Geography Club brings together undergraduates in geography in an informal setting. Through Club activities and social networks, undergraduates see how geography plays a major role in the lives of everyone and how it can lead to a rewarding career.

The Geography Club does a mix of social, academic, and volunteer activities – usually but not always involving geography – and is focused on undergraduate issues. Primarily, the Club is a place for geographically minded folks to talk and get to know one another.

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Club Officers

Josh Riebe – President
Johnny Vallo – Vice President
Lily Houtman – Social Media Coordinator
Sydney Davison – Treasurer
Ben Cramer – Badger Maps Organizer

On-going Activities

Club meetings are held every other Tuesday at 5:30 pm in the Old Geography Library, 280 Science Hall. You are also welcome to attend meetings over Zoom.

Geography Club sells Wisconsin Geography t-shirts once per academic year. Be on the lookout for a department email to buy a shirt that will help support club activities.

Members of Geography Club attend the American Association of Geographers (AAG) Conference each year, with funds from the Geography Department and the Associated Students of Madison (ASM). The 2022 conference is in New York City from Friday, February 25 to Tuesday, March 1. Talk to the officers at our biweekly meetings or email us at geogclubuw@gmail.com if you are interested in attending.

Club Events

– Guest speakers
– Biweekly quiz bowls
– Peer advising
– Geoguessr tournaments
– Group conference attendance (AAG/American Association of Geographers)
– Sponsorship of a Yi-Fu Tuan Lecturer
– Pumpkin carving
– Cookie decorating

Stay Informed

Twitter: @geogclubuw
Email: geogclubuw@gmail.com

Becoming a Member

Interested? Questions? E-mail us for more info: geogclubuw@gmail.com