Below is an archive of news about Penn State Geography faculty, students, staff, and alumni in descending order by date.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 8:43am
Description: The Department of Geography at The Pennsylvania State University invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Climate Science. Research emphases could include: hydro-climatology, climate variability and change, paleo-climate,...
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 2:45pm
Description: Joshua Inwood joined the Department of Geography in July 2016 as an associate professor and has a joint appointment as a senior research associate with the Rock Ethics Institute.Q: What first inspired your scholarly interests in issues of place, social...
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 3:32pm
Description: Donna Peuquet, professor of geography at Penn State since 1986, announced her retirement to emeritus status at the end of June 2017.Within the Department of Geography, Peuquet taught many undergraduate and graduate courses, advised graduate students, and...
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 4:33pm
Description: Powell discusses dietary diversity and life in general with friend and research participant, Zaina Housseni, in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania in 2012. Photo: Keith Powell.Bronwen Powell will host a workshop at the PAC Herbarium on Thursday,...
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 3:59pm
Description: By Sarah Linden (’13g)When most people think of geographic information systems (GIS), they think of maps. That’s not necessarily wrong; it’s just incomplete. My professional background demonstrates many commercial applications of GIS. Individuals using...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 10:50am
Description: Penn State’s chapter of Supporting Women in Geography (SWIG) recognizes the role of gender, sexuality, race, and class in the organization of our everyday lives and aims to promote and empower individuals within geography by offering a supportive network...
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 9:48am
Description: Department departures and arrivalsWilliam Easterling (right), assisted by Executive Vice President and Provost Nick Jones (left), opens a gift at his farewell reception held May 15 at the Nittany Lion Inn.William Easterling, professor of geography and...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 10:50am
Description: Jack Swab sets up his poster during the reception on the second floor of Walker Building.Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the Department of Geography gathered on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Walker Building for the annual Recognition...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 10:30am
Description: (Your name here): building community, supporting international travel, and celebrating excellenceA few times during the year, our college development folks email me about upcoming visits with alumni, and they ask me what our department funding priorities...
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 8:47am
Description: The Department of Geography at The Pennsylvania State University invites applicants for a tenure track human geography faculty position in Urbanization at the assistant professor level. We seek a candidate whose research analyzes and addresses the global...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 4:24pm
Description: More than 70 Penn Staters, including students (graduate and undergraduate), faculty, and staff are participating in the AAG annual meeting in Boston,  April 3–9, 2017. Among the highlights• Penn State’s Roger Downs to receive AAG 2017 Presidential...
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 10:36am
Description: Fangcao Xu, a Ph.D. candidate in geography, explores the dormant Iceland volcano, Thrihnukagigur, using a virtual reality head-mounted display and controllers.  Any trekkie knows what the fictional holodeck is; a virtual reality space where...
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 3:21pm
Description:  Clio Andris (in bunny ears) peeks out from the Centre County van costumed as a taco for Halloween. On Tuesday, October 25 the Centre County Board of Commissioners recognized Penn State Assistant Professor Clio Andris, director of the Friendly...
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.View or download a PDF of the program...
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...

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