Below is an archive of news about Penn State Geography faculty, students, staff, and alumni in descending order by date.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 3:49pm
Description:  The Department of Geography at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor rank. We seek an established scholar whose research and teaching contributes to the...
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:17pm
Description: Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the Department of Geography gathered on Friday, April 29, 2016 in Walker Building for the annual Recognition Reception to give awards and honor achievements for the year.Socializing and refreshments took...
Friday, January 1, 2016 - 2:54pm
Description: Undergraduate students looking for a way to gain research experience as well as 1 to 3 credits, can now apply for spring 2016 undergraduate research projects supervised by graduate students in the Department of Geography.To view the new projects and apply...
Monday, August 10, 2015 - 10:58am
Description:   Jennie Karalewich in Folegandros, Greece. If you ever use a GPS app on your smartphone for driving directions you can thank alumna Jennie Karalewich (B.S. ’05), who until recently spent her days updating The Census Bureau’s TIGER roads...
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 2:57pm
Description:  Movement patterns captured at different temporal scales illustrate connectivity between districts in Kenya within a 24-hour time period (N = 90,645 tracks) and during a 10-month time period (N = 17,900). Each line represents a...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 10:53am
Description:  Jodi Vender (left), coordinator of undergraduate advising and alumni relations, and Beth King (right), assistant program manager for online geospatial education, moderate the discussion. The Department of...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 1:12pm
Description: Students, faculty, staff, and friends of the Department of Geography gathered on Friday, May 1, 2015 at The Nittany Lion Inn for the annual Recognition Reception to give awards and honor achievements for the year.  The event began with socializing...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 9:23am
Description: The official global target of a 2-degree Celsius temperature rise is “utterly inadequate” for protecting those at most risk from climate change, says a lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), writing a commentary in the open...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 1:12pm
Description: By Kathy Cappelli A few years ago, The Department of Geography’s newest faculty member, Clio Andris, wondered if location was related to bipartisan cooperation in the U.S. House of Representatives. “I was really interested in seeing if there were...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 12:02pm
Description: More than 65 students (graduate and undergraduate), faculty, and staff from the Department of Geography are presenting at the AAG annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois, April 21–25, 2015 Spreadsheet in Google drive with all Penn StatersView spreadsheet...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 12:40pm
Description: By Kathy Cappelli For the fifth year in a row, the EMS THON raised the largest amount among general organizations for The Four Diamonds, fighting pediatric cancer. See related story: http://news.psu.edu/story/346670/2015/03/02/academics/ems-thon-5-...
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 9:32am
Description: By Kathy Cappelli GIS Coalition is an organization that offers students majoring, minoring, or sharing an interest in GIS opportunities to develop supplementary knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the professional GIS industry. “We want to...
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 9:08am
Description: By Kathy Cappelli Every year, the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation honors a range of students interested in using geospatial science to address human security challenges. Open to graduating high school seniors, and undergraduate, graduate...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 3:45pm
Description: Penn State’s Supporting Women In Geography (SWIG) calls for submissions to its annual student essay competition. Recognizing the role of gender, class, sexuality and race in the organization of our everyday lives, SWIG aims to promote and empower...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 9:25am
Description: By Kathy CappelliThe modern law enforcement approach to domestic violence has saved the lives of countless women, and it has also raised new concerns about how survivors are perceived and what communities can do to empower them.   Dana...

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