Amitav Ghosh Lecture

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Join us at 7pm for “Embattled Earth: Commodities, Conflict and Climate Change in the Indian Ocean,” a lecture by Amitav Ghosh. UWM Peck School of Arts Music Recital Hall. Reception starts at 6:00 pm. Vilas Distinguished Lecture/George F. Kennan Distinguished Lecture.… Continue Reading »

Mark D. Schwartz to receive 2019 AMS Outstanding Achievement Award

We are proud to announce that Dist. Prof. Mark D. Schwartz will be receiving the 2019 Outstanding Achievement in Biometeorology Award from the American Meteorological Society.
The award recognizes Schwartz’s “innovative advancements in phenological modeling and observations, and exceptional achievements in promoting knowledge and applications of phenology for the benefit of research and society”.… Continue Reading »

UWM geographers co-organize panel on “Muslim Arts and Belonging”

“Muslim Arts and Belonging” was organized by three UWM professors – Anna Mansson McGinty (Women’s and Gender Studies and Geography); Caroline Seymour-Jorn (Comparative Literature); and Kristin Sziarto (Geography) – in collaboration with Professor Enaya Othman of Marquette University (Arabic). The event aimed to open up an important discussion about the diversity of Muslim experiences and voices in Milwaukee.… Continue Reading »