Below is an archive of news about Penn State Geography faculty, students, staff, and alumni in descending order by date.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 12:02pm
Description: More than 65 students (graduate and undergraduate), faculty, and staff from the Department of Geography are presenting at the AAG annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois, April 21–25, 2015 Spreadsheet in Google drive with all Penn StatersView spreadsheet...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 12:40pm
Description: By Kathy Cappelli For the fifth year in a row, the EMS THON raised the largest amount among general organizations for The Four Diamonds, fighting pediatric cancer. See related story: http://news.psu.edu/story/346670/2015/03/02/academics/ems-thon-5-...
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 9:32am
Description: By Kathy Cappelli GIS Coalition is an organization that offers students majoring, minoring, or sharing an interest in GIS opportunities to develop supplementary knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the professional GIS industry. “We want to...
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 9:08am
Description: By Kathy Cappelli Every year, the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation honors a range of students interested in using geospatial science to address human security challenges. Open to graduating high school seniors, and undergraduate, graduate...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 3:45pm
Description: Penn State’s Supporting Women In Geography (SWIG) calls for submissions to its annual student essay competition. Recognizing the role of gender, class, sexuality and race in the organization of our everyday lives, SWIG aims to promote and empower...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 9:25am
Description: By Kathy CappelliThe modern law enforcement approach to domestic violence has saved the lives of countless women, and it has also raised new concerns about how survivors are perceived and what communities can do to empower them.   Dana...
Monday, January 19, 2015 - 8:56am
Description: Geography & African Studies Program Co-Hire:  Africa, Environment, HealthThe Department of Geography and the African Studies Program at The Pennsylvania State University invite applications for a joint tenure track faculty position at the...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 11:17am
Description: by Kathy CappelliPart 1 in a series of brief articles about student groupsThe UnderDoGS at Penn State are a group of undergraduates in the Department of Geography. The UnderDoGS represent the commitment of the students in the Department of Geography to...
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 9:01am
Description: Hello Geographers,I have sad news for the Penn State geography community and friends--Professor Greg Knight died yesterday, January 1, 2015. Marieta Staneva, our geography colleague and Greg's wife, has been a wonderful caregiver during his illness.Cards...
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 1:21pm
Description:  by Kathy CappelliThe Pennsylvania Geographical Society (PGS) annual meeting, held in State College on November 7, 2014, brought together students, professors, and professionals in the field of geography to discuss their research.Featuring a poster...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 8:58am
Description: The Fall 2014 issue of Penn State GEOGRAPHY is now available via mail, a digital version (PDF) or as html pages. Access the format of your choice here: http://www.geog.psu.edu/news/penn-state-geography-newsletter/fall-2014-newsletterSelect featuresFrom...
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 2:41pm
Description: Faculty Position in Environmental Governance and Urban SystemsThe Department of Geography at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor rank. We seek an established...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 11:55am
Description: Faculty Position in Human Security and Global Ethics The Department of Geography at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor rank. We seek a geographer, or a...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 9:32am
Description: The Human Factors in GIScience Lab had a very productive summer: Over half a dozen peer-reviewed scientific contributions were accepted at international journals (Spatial Cognition and Computation, Environment and Behavior, Cartography...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 3:58pm
Description: By David ZubenkoTwo years ago I decided to switch majors and made the transition from architecture to geography.  Upon moving into the department I wanted to learn as much as I could about the field and what opportunities awaited after graduation....

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