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: 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...
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 4, 2016 - 3:30pm
  Each speaker will give a brief talk on their area of research. Jase BernhardtWeather World: Bridging the gap between geography and meteorologyJohn DzwonczykWater Use in Marcellus Shale Hydraulic FracturingAparna ParikhWhat I eat, Who I am...
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: February 26, 2016 - 3:30pm
        About the talk The reintroduction of mammalian predators often has been met with controversy among citizens near reintroduction sites primarily because of concern for predation of domestic animals and game species (species...
Location: The conference will be held on the first floor of Deike Building, Penn State University Park campus
Time: February 20, 2016 -
9:30am to 5:00pm
        About the conferenceGeographic research focuses on issues of space, place, scale, and interactions between people and their environment. These topics cross disciplinary and departmental lines, and we aim to explore these...
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: February 19, 2016 - 3:30pm
        About the talk Neighborhood poverty has long been viewed as an important predictor of children’s exposures to violence and victimization. A growing body of evidence from ecological studies indicates that crime and violence 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: February 12, 2016 - 3:30pm
 About the talk Sturgeons are among the most ancient and enigmatic fishes found in our oceans, lakes, rivers, and estuaries, yet despite ongoing efforts to conserve their wild populations, most species are either threatened or endangered with...
Location: 319 Walker Building
Time: February 12, 2016 - 12:15pm
PLACE-sponsored professional development lunch series "Interdisciplinary Research” with Anthony Robinson and Chris Fowler  at 12:15 p.m. in 319 Walker Building. Please feel free to email PLACE reps (Audrey, Azita, Nari) with questions,...
Location: NOTE LOCATION CHANGE Refreshments are offered in 225 Walker Building at 3:30 p.m. The lecture begins in 112 Walker Building at 4:00 p.m.
Time: February 5, 2016 - 3:30pm
        About the talk Urban agriculture looms large in the urban imaginary and plays an increasingly prominent role in discourses about the sustainable city of the future. Often characterized by advocates as a panacea, gardening and...