Coffee Hour and Coffee Hour To Go

Coffee Hour is a weekly lecture hosted by the Department of Geography celebrating interdisciplinary scholarship and collegiality. Topics range from innovations in GIScience, to food security, to land use and justice issues, among others.

All members of the Geography, Penn State, and Centre County community are invited to attend.

Days and Times

Fridays during the spring and fall semesters

  • 3:30 p.m.  Refreshments are offered  in the  E. Willard Miller seminar room, 319 Walker Building
  • 4:00 p.m.  The lecture begins in the John J. Cahir Auditorium, 112 Walker Building

Coffee Hour To Go
If you cannot attend the weekly coffee hour in person, the department offers Coffee Hour To Go as a webcast. Viewers can see the speaker live in one frame and the slides in another frame.

The link for each Coffee Hour To Go is included with each talk's specific event information.
Current Season of Coffee Hour To Go on Mediasite

Anyone can sign up for for a Friday morning announcement about the upcoming lectures.



You can help support Coffee Hour To Go by contributing to the

 Coffee Hour To Go Endowment (XCMCH)


This Week

Coffee Hour is over for the fall semester.  Join us again in the spring!


Spring 2015 Coffee Hour Schedule

Subject to change. Speakers and topics will be added as they are confirmed.

January 16 Jaime Alves

January 23 Peter Wilf

January 30 Glen MacDonald

February 6 Becky Mansfield

February 13 Andrea Tapia

February 20 R. Quinn Thomas

February 27 Diangsheng Guo

March 20 TBD

March 27 Budhu Bhaduri

April 3 Rinku Chowdhury

April 10 Khadijah White

April 17 Rachel Pain