Interactive Menominee Place Names Map now accessible online

December 18, 2014

The Interactive Menominee Place Names Map introduces a visual and audio indigenous representation of the area we know as Wisconsin, revealing the connection between current Wisconsin place names and their ancient Menominee origins.

History of Cartography Project receives NSF grant for continued work

August 13, 2014

The University of Wisconsin’s History of Cartography Project has been awarded a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to study the origins and development of modern cartography. The research will facilitate preparation of Cartography in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Five of the groundbreaking History of Cartography series.

Evolution of a campus map

January 11, 2013

Online, interactive campus maps are sometimes characterized in online press as a bellwether of progressive mapping practice, balancing an artistic aesthetic in presenting the campus with a demonstration of innovative approaches to mapping geared toward a decidedly younger, more mobile and often technically-savvy target audience.  So when we heard that work was progressing on a new version of the University of Wisconsin – Madison campus map, we were curious to find out more.