Below is an archive of news about Penn State Geography faculty, students, staff, and alumni in descending order by date.
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...
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 2:57pm
Description:  Movement patterns captured at different temporal scales illustrate connectivity between districts in Kenya within a 24-hour time period (N = 90,645 tracks) and during a 10-month time period (N = 17,900). Each line represents a...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 10:53am
Description:  Jodi Vender (left), coordinator of undergraduate advising and alumni relations, and Beth King (right), assistant program manager for online geospatial education, moderate the discussion. The Department of...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 1:12pm
Description: Students, faculty, staff, and friends of the Department of Geography gathered on Friday, May 1, 2015 at The Nittany Lion Inn for the annual Recognition Reception to give awards and honor achievements for the year. View or download a PDF of the program...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 9:23am
Description: The official global target of a 2-degree Celsius temperature rise is “utterly inadequate” for protecting those at most risk from climate change, says a lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), writing a commentary in the open...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 1:12pm
Description: By Kathy Cappelli A few years ago, The Department of Geography’s newest faculty member, Clio Andris, wondered if location was related to bipartisan cooperation in the U.S. House of Representatives. “I was really interested in seeing if there were...

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