Below is an archive of news about Penn State Geography faculty, students, staff, and alumni in descending order by date.
Monday, October 29, 2012 - 9:07am
Description: ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR GEOGRAPHY (ENERGY POLICY): THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY   Tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The Department of Geography (www.geog.psu.edu) welcomes...
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 11:25am
Description: Ph.D. candidate Nathan Amador explains how warming in the Arctic leads to the development of more glacial melt lakes, and how the presence of those lakes leads to increased calving, and ultimately enhanced mass loss of the ice sheet.
Friday, October 5, 2012 - 9:17am
Description: Shouts of joy resonated in the normally quiet third floor of Walker Building on Friday, March 30, when geography graduate student Russell Hedberg learned by e-mail that he won a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 11:10am
Description: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR GEOGRAPHY (GISCIENCE), THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY Tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor specializing in geographic information science (GIScience). We are interested in candidates...
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 3:51pm
Description:   View Karl Zimmerer's new article in the PMLA on the Andean concept of kawsay and its significance for sustainability and social justice (PMLA, 2012)
Monday, July 23, 2012 - 9:29am
Description: Members of the Human Factors in GIScience Lab publish half a dozen peer-reviewed papers this summer. <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-...
Monday, July 23, 2012 - 8:45am
Description: David Knoppers of State College, Pa., has been selected as the student marshal for the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences during the Penn State University Park summer commencement on Saturday, August 11, 2012. Knoppers’s faculty...
Monday, July 2, 2012 - 12:06pm
Description: The GEMS Board of Directors has formally approved the formation of a new Department of Geography Affiliate Program Group (APG) that will work closely with the Department of Geography. Director of Alumni Relations for the College of Earth...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 10:19am
Description: Two faculty members and one Ph.D. student have been awarded Gladys Snyder Education Grants from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences for two projects using technology to enhance undergraduate learning. The purpose of Gladys Snyder...
Friday, June 22, 2012 - 2:38pm
Description: —Land use and land cover change to have its own chapter   A number of Penn Staters, including several geographers, are contributing to the National Climate Assessment (NCA) 2013 Report, to be published next year by the United...
Friday, June 8, 2012 - 11:52am
Description: While geographers often study far-off places, important lessons about how humans interact with the planet can also be learned in our own backyards.   The Geography 430: Human Uses of the Environment class during Maymester 2012...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 2:34pm
Description: Unique GIS course harnesses key trend in information technologyBy Angela Rogers     Frank Hardisty, assistant director of the GeoVISTA Center and faculty member for the online MGIS program received an Amazon Web...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 11:51am
Description:    By Angela Rogers     Signage placed ineffectivelyTrying to find a book in the stacks of the University Park Libraries can be frustrating and make you feel like a mouse lost in a maze—but it’s not all your fault! In fact, it’...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 10:55am
Description: “Good policies can and do make the University a better place.”   Associate Head in the Department of Geography Brent Yarnal was elected as the 2012–13 Chair-Elect for the University Faculty Senate. This means he will be the...
Monday, April 30, 2012 - 10:03am
Description: The Department of Geography annual spring Recognition Reception was held Friday, April 27, 2012 at The Nittany Lion Inn.  Nearly 100 students, faculty, staff, alumni and donors attended. "What a great turnout!" remarked Department Head Karl Zimmerer...

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