Penn State Geography has a very active community of faculty, students, staff, and alumni. Events of importance to this community are listed below. To submit an event for inclusion on this list, please e-mail it to geography@psu.edu. Include time, date, location, and a brief description of the event.
Location: various locations
Time:
January 9, 2017 (All day) to April 28, 2017 (All day)
Registration is now open for the following graduate-level seminars in geography:Fall 2016 GEOG 500 Introduction to Geographic Research • Instructor: Karl Zimmerer • Class number: 7511 • Meeting time: Monday and Wednesday, 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. •...
Location: Walker Building, University Park Campus
Time: October 15, 2016 - 10:30am
Alumni review résumés for students during a previous APG meeting and career networking event.  Please join us on Saturday, October 15, 2016 (Parents and Families Weekend) for a Geography alumni Affiliate Program Group (APG) meeting, followed by...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: September 30, 2016 - 3:30pm
About the talk High-resolution gridded climate products are essential for both the evaluation and downscaling of climate models, and as inputs to assessments of climate impacts on local hydrology, ecosystem processes, and biotic communities. However,...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: September 23, 2016 - 3:30pm
  Ethan Davis Is there enough existing agricultural land to feed and fuel the world? Food insecurity, deforestation, climate change, and energy insecurity all interact and have led to questions about the sufficiency of agricultural land. There is...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: September 16, 2016 - 3:30pm
Photo from South African History Online, www.sahistory.org.za About the talk The HIV/AIDS epidemic has had significant impacts for social and ecological systems throughout the Global South. The epidemic has taken on a new course in recent years with...
Location: Refreshments offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The talk begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: September 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
 Image by Idahlia Stanley. Permission granted for use by Dr. Eugene Stanley, her husband.  About the talk Sexually transmitted infections (STI) spread through networks of susceptible people, where the people form nodes in the network, and...
Location: Hintz Family Alumni Center
Time: August 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
Our Welcome Back wine-and-snacks reception at Hintz Family Alumni Center is Wednesday afternoon of the first week of classes (Aug 24). We'll all get in one lovely room, generate a buzz of conversation, greet the new grads, and find out about...
Location: State College, Pennsylvania
Time: May 20, 2016 - 12:00pm
About Led by the Pennsylvania State University, the University of Pittsburgh, and Temple University, the symposium will provide a platform for researchers to exchange ideas, present their results, and get inspired by a transdisciplinary discourse. The...
Location: Sunset Park, State College, Pennsylvania
Time: April 30, 2016 - 1:00pm
 Announcing the end of year department picnic, hosted by the first-year cohort. The first-year cohort will be providing hot dogs and hamburgers, and ask all participants to bring a potluck dish. Directions to Sunset Park From Walker Building 1....
Location: Walker Building, University Park Campus
Time: April 29, 2016 - 3:00pm
The Penn State Department of Geography cordially invites you to the 2016 Geography Recognition Reception to be held on Friday, April 29, at 3:00 p.m. Walker Building  Reception: 3:00-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-5:00 p.m., 319 Walker BuildingAwards...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:00 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: April 22, 2016 - 3:00pm
        About the Miller Lecture The department's Miller Lecture Series is designed to bring eminent geographers to Penn State and is a gift to the Department of Geography from the late E. Willard and Ruby S. Miller. E. W. Miller was...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: April 15, 2016 - 3:30pm
 Photo: Michelle Herman      About the talk Biologists are known to spend inordinate amounts of time and resources seeking the animals they study. The endeavor becomes even more burdening when rare, imperiled or elusive species are...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: April 8, 2016 - 2:45pm
        About the talk Don’t let bad things happen to your good data. When used correctly, visualizations of data can improve the decision-making process. However, even good data scientists can struggle with “doing the right thing” in...
Location: Jones Restaurant, 620 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Time: March 31, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
 AAG ReceptionJoin us at the Department of Geography Alumni and Friends Reception during the AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco Thursday, March 31, 20167:30  to 9:30 p.m.Jones Restaurant620 Jones Street San Francisco, CA 94102 Cash-only...
Location: Refreshments are offered in 319 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: March 18, 2016 - 3:30pm
        About the talk John K. DeLaski practiced medicine in the Penobscot Bay region of Maine in the middle of the 19th century. He was also a naturalist with keen powers of observation. His study of the landscape led to the...