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!
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 8 – Graduate 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
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 145
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.