Fall 2012 issue of Penn State GEOGRAPHY newsletter now available

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 2:56pm

Fall 2012 issue of Penn State GEOGRAPHY newsletter now published online.



Undergraduate Student Spotlight: Everleigh Stokes

“I want to strengthen the relationships among students by making sure those with different majors and different backgrounds communicate and interact.”

Faculty Profile: Jennifer Balch

“Humans have an imperfect relationship with fire. We are dependent on combustion, and fire has been a part of our history, migrations, cultures, and even our evolution. … Yet, we are vulnerable to fire—we don’t completely control this tool. We experience this vulnerability over and over again when wildfires burn.”

• Cover Story: Treasures of the Hamer Maps Library

“Maps are still one of the only concrete records of what a place looks like at any given time....”

• Alumni news and more

The Department of Geography now has an officially recognized Affiliate Program Group (APG) of the Penn State Alumni Association
(www.alumni.psu.edu/groups/apg), chartered by the Graduates of Earth and Mineral Sciences (GEMS) alumni society. Our next event will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2013 in Walker Building. Following a lunch and business meeting, we’ll hold a career networking session for students and alumni....