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2016 Commencement and Geography Open House, Monday June 13

Congratulations to the graduates of 2016!  The geography department’s commencement ceremony is Monday, June 13 at noon on the quad in front of Condon Hall.

An open house in the department follows the ceremony. More details can be found here.


2016 Loy, Trussell, and Holzman Awards announced!

The annual Bill Loy Award for Excellence in Cartography is given annually to a deserving graduate or undergraduate geography student at the University of Oregon for maps demonstrating a high proficiency if the application of the principles of cartographic design. Winners receive a $1000 scholarship.

A special thanks goes to Maude Caldwell for funding for this award.

Winners of the 2016 Bill Loy Award for Cartographic Excellence are:

Rudy Omri for his map Chasing Boralis







Christina Appleby for her map (Christina asked that we not publish her map because