Man of da Minute

With his hit comedy news show, the Manitowoc Minute, L&S grad Charlie Berens shares a slice of Wisconsin with the rest of the world.

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UW-Madison expands GIS professional programs to meet workforce needs

With demand spiking for GIS experts, the University of Wisconsin–Madison is significantly expanding its flexible and accelerated GIS programs for busy working professionals.

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Holly Gibbs in Mongabay: Zero-deforestation pledges need help, support to meet targets, new study finds

“These companies stand poised to break the link between commodity production and deforestation,” co-author and environmental scientist Holly Gibbs of the University of Wisconsin-Madison said in a statement. “To do that, more immediate action is needed to demonstrate commitment to change and to clear the haze surrounding these efforts.”

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In the Daily Cardinal: Homegrown: Local leaders jump-start political careers while enrolled at UW

Madison Alderman Zach Wood, a UW-Madison graduate, and recent alum Hayley Young, along with current junior Noah Roberts, were elected into the local government spots they currently hold while studying at UW-Madison.

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Four L&S graduate students win Fulbright-Hays doctoral research awards

Four students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have been selected as recipients of the Fulbright-Hays-Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Awards for 2017, the U.S. Department of Education has announced.

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Professor Emeritus Daniel Doeppers' book named a finalist for the National Book Awards of the Philippines

Professor Emeritus Daniel F. Doeppers' book, Feeding Manila in Peace and War, 1850–1945, is among the finalists in the history category for the National Book Awards of the Philippines.

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UW geographer leads initiative against sexual harassment

University of Wisconsin-Madison associate professor of geography Erika Marin-Spiotta is partnering with scientific societies and geoscience faculty colleagues from institutions across the country to develop sexual harassment bystander intervention training for the earth, space and environmental sciences.

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Meaningful maps: Charting new frontiers with new tools

Professor Robert Roth from the Department of Geography writes about his work on cartography in the 21st century. 

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With The Wisconsin State Journal: Fueling Discovery

"Fueling Discovery" is a joint effort of the UW-Madison College of Letters & Science and the Wisconsin State Journal. This special section features essays from faculty members across the college about their groundbreaking research. 

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