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    • Historic German and Norwegian Settlement: Ethnicity and Agriculture in the Lower Wisconsin Riverway 

      Snover, Ross; Klinge, Jessica; Husfeldt, Amy (2009-05-12)
      The Lower Wisconsin Scenic Riverway is home to many of Wisconsin's geological, cultural, and historic treasures. Deemed an important historical asset, the Wisconsin government took measures to protect this area of the ...
    • History of Environmental Justice in Memphis's Lamar Avenue Corridor 

      Monfeli, Nick; Healy, Meg; Utebaliyeva, Maira; Greenstreet, Alexis (2013-12)
      Lamar Avenue in Memphis, TN serves as a hub for industry and a convergence point for air, rail and freight traffic. The presence of the Memphis International Airport, the national headquarters of Federal Express, as well ...
    • The History of Food Systems and Accessibility in Madison, WI: 1970-Today 

      Schopf, Britney; Sherman, Andrea; Major, Sekajibo (2016-12-15)
      The retail food landscape is a dynamic sector: Large chains are constantly forcing locally-run stores out of business, retail capital is becoming increasingly consolidated, and the number of food insecure individuals is ...
    • A History of Religion and Churches in Prairie du Chien 

      Mejač, Matthew; Geary, Alicia Torres; Beuche, Sean; Bean, Andrew (2009-05-12)
      Examining the lower third of the Wisconsin Riverway is an effective way to contextualize the complex development mechanisms our State and Nation, in general, have employed to progress throughout time. Specifically, the ...
    • History of Roads and Evolution of Transportation: Effects on Regional Development in the Lower Wisconsin Riverway 

      Murphy, Mark; Thorpe, Chris; Bruun, Brad; Schaefer, Andy (2009-05)
      Research on my topic has been qualitative and theory based. Its primary emphasis is to examine how past, present and future road building acts as a catalyst or reaction to population growth and economic development in the ...
    • History, Environment and Community: Organic Agriculture in the Lower Wisconsin Riverway 

      Soyck, Amy; Kowitz, Kelley; Block, Gretchen; Beissinger, Timothy (2009-05-08)
      The Lower Wisconsin Riverway is composed of many farming communities, both organic and conventional. Organic farming is growing nationally, but questions remain about the effects of organic farming on local communities. ...
    • Home and Identity 

      Abdl-Haleem, Osama; Gaddam, Chaitanya; Berthiaume, Patrick (2013-12)
      Understanding our homes is essential to understanding ourselves, for our homes influence and are influenced by our identities. Though we often equate our home with our house, in the majority of cases, people describe home ...
    • Homeless Networks in Downtown Madison, Wisconsin 

      Bukas, Mike; Pruzinsky, Alex; Pasqualetto, Christi (2010-12)
      Many know that Madison, Wisconsin is a homeless-friendly city, but the question remains: does Madison have adequate resources to support its homeless community? Our research focuses specifically on the food and shelter ...
    • Homelessness in Madison: The Correlation between Collective Perception and Relief Administration 

      Hanson, Angie; McGuire, Rebecca; Klima, Caleb (2009-12)
      Try this thought experiment. Imagine you worked for eight hours, and then you had to help a relative cut their lawn. At the end of the day you find yourself tired and hungry. Where do you go? For most individuals they ...
    • Implications of Madison's Cycling Policies for a Heterogeneous Population 

      Wells, Spencer; Trebilcock, Aubrey; Rollo, James; LaBissoniere, Bryan (2011)
      With the emerging importance of bicycling as a sustainable form of transportation, coupled with its health benefits enhancing quality of life, understanding the ways bicycle policy is being addressed by cities is crucial ...
    • In Search of a Sustainable Future Barriers to Organic Food Production in the Rock River Basin 

      Welcenbach, Tom; Margovsky, Serge; Kolstad, Dan (2009-12)
      Organic is fast becoming a buzzword on the lips of everyone from politicians and scientists to weekend grocery shoppers. Defining organic, however, is challenging without comparison to conventional production methods. ...
    • Junior Hockey in Madison, Wisconsin: Predicting the Capitols? Success 

      Proeber, Zach; Ziegler, Leonard III; Riley, Brin; McCallum, Jaron (2014-12)
      The Madison Capitols, located in Madison, Wisconsin, are a first year team in the United States Hockey League, the premier junior hockey league in the United States. In this paper, we analyze the Capitols? potential to be ...
    • Ladies of Langdon: the Safety and the Perception of Gendered Spaces 

      Ryan, Molly; Harding, Brooke; Burns, Emmy (2013-12-12)
      A popular downtown residential neighborhood in Madison, WI, Langdon Street is home to many of the University of Wisconsin's fraternity and sorority houses. This article examines how women's experiences on Langdon Street, ...
    • Lake Mendota: Tracking Nonpoint Phosphorus and Nitrogen Loading 

      Hrubecky, Jacob; Darlington, Robert; Sherer, Will; Franczyk, Xavier (2017)
      The research question focuses on the connection of land use and nonpoint nutrient loading, Phosphorus and Nitrogen, through testing water samples at Lake Mendota’s four river inputs. This project aims to trace the cause ...
    • Lake Wingra: Changing Perceptions and Land-Use Decisions of Madison Wetlands 

      Elmer, Holly; Bodden, Matthew; Perry, Rebecca; McLester, Caitlin (2011)
      Madison, Wisconsin is characterized by the presence of the University of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin State Capitol. Surrounded by a beautiful chain of fresh water lakes, the scenic nature of Madison's surroundings have ...
    • A Landscape of Student Experience 

      Albrecht, Maxwell; Kramer, Erik; Moe, Jacob; Oswald, Craig (2014-12)
      Students at the University of Wisconsin create meaningful places through their own experiences across the UW campus and Madison downtown. As students bring meaning to different campus spaces, campus spaces in turn, help ...
    • Landscapes of Change: Badger Army Ammunition and Sauk Prairie 

      Silverman, David R.; Crilley, Gabe M. (2009-05)
      A north-facing view from atop the Prairie du Sac dam affords a fleeting glimpse of something wholly different from the picturesque Lower Wisconsin Riverway (LWR) and its pastoral surroundings. For nearly 40 years the Badger ...
    • Long Ride to Fairness: Creating a Web Application to Measure Bike Equity 

      Walljasper, Soren (2017)
      This project attempts to design a web interface exploratory tool for users to analyze bike equity in the District of Columbia. Because of the many social perceptions and complexity of the issue we felt that it was necessary ...
    • Lowering the Lakes: the Environmental, Economic and Recreational Impacts of Returning Lake Mendota to Historical Levels 

      Alheid, Tyler; Colglazier, Zoey; Smale, Mike; Shifflet, Alex (2018-12-17)
      After extensive flooding in the Madison, Wisconsin area in August 2018, there have been calls by the public to permanently lower the largest body of water in the region, Lake Mendota, which has been artificially raised ...
    • Madison State of Mind: Demographics and Urban Form on State Street 

      Roberts, Dave; Puerling, Dan; Ludtke, Morgan; Baker, Will (2013-12)
      The 500 block of State Street, in downtown Madison, Wisconsin, is currently undergoing a radical landscape change through the construction of a new high rise apartment complex called ?The Hub?. This study seeks to discover ...