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Tea Speaker Series Oct 27: Dr. Peter Walker to present on Malheur research

Join us for a talk by Geography Professor Dr. Peter Walker entitled “Understanding Malheur: Sagebrush Rebellion and community resistance in Harney County.” Dr. Walker spent a lot of time in the community of Burns during the Malheur Wildlife Refugee Occupation in January and February of 2016 and will discuss his findings about community resistance during the standoff. Please join us at 4pm in Condon 204. If you can, please join the department for snacks prior to the talk at 3:30 in Condon 108.



Christina Shintani (M.S. ’16) wins top Map Gallery Award at NACIS 2016!

Christina Shintani, who graduated with her Masters of Science in geography this past June, has won the top Research Map Gallery Award at the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) conference in Colorado Springs. We already knew that her map entitled Restoring Fish Habitat in the Sandy River Basin rocked because she also wont the Bill Loy Award for Excellence in Cartography last May! Christina submitted her map in absentia, but as you can see from the photograph above, Jim Meacham, Director of the InfoGraphics Lab, and Joe Bard, MS ’16, were on hand to celebrate for