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October 14, 2015

#WWGD – Explore. Geography.

What Would a Geographer Do?

Join the Department of Geography for their “Explore Geography” Open House on Thursday, November 5th from 3:30-5:00pm in and around Condon Hall.

We will showcase the various research activities in the department, with displays and lab tours, and highlight opportunities that being a part of the geography community affords.

We especially invite alumni in town for Homecoming to attend!

Come by the department Open House to see:

  • The cataraft used by river researchers
  • A heli-kite that can feed aerial footage back to the ground
  • An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) used for capturing footage over larger areas
  • The InflatoGlobe – a map of the world that you can go inside – take a selfie, leave a comment..
  • Lake cores under a microscope
  • Tours of the Infographics Lab and the Spatial Computation, Cognition & Complexity (S3C) Lab
  • The Geography Club table, and what they are doing this year
  • A jobs in Geography table, staffed with people who have had experience in the professional world
  • A screening of Troubled Waters: Costa Rica’s Rio Pacuare, a film by PhD Candidate Denielle Perry
  • A photo voice exhibit of research on the experiences of urban farmers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Food! Door Prizes! Swag!
  • …and more!
October 9, 2015

Fall 2015 Geography Tea Talk Series

The Geography Department continues it’s long tradition of public lectures on Thursdays with the following events:

All Talks in 106 Condon Hall, 1321 Kincaid Street, at 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted

October 1 –  Dr. Wojciech Michnik (Jesuit University Ignatianum, Poland), The Causes and Consequences of the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict in Straub 105

October 8Graduate Student Parade

October 22 – Dr. Richard Marston (Dept. of Geography, Kansas State), Using Ecoregion Analysis to Test whether “Place Matters” in Physical Geography

October 29 – Meera Subramanian, A River Runs Again: Reporting on India’s Natural Crisis – and Its Suprising Solutions

November 19 – Dr. Pat McDowell (Dept. of Geography, University of Oregon), Fixing Rivers: An inside look at restoration on the Middle John Day River – Oregon

December 3 – Don Corson (Comaraderie Winery), Mapping Stories from the Pacic Northwest

September 16, 2015

Dr. Michnik talk about the Russian-Ukrainian conflict

Join the Departments of Geography and Political Science and the European Studies Program for a talk by Dr. Wojciech Michnik entitled “The Causes and Consequences of the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict: A View from Poland.”

Where: Straub 145dr_michnik
When: Thursday, October 1st from 4:00-5:20pm

Dr Michnik is a Asst. Professor of International Relations and Security Studies at Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow, Poland. He is also a Fulbright scholar at t Columbia University’s Harriman Institute.













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