Below is an archive of news about Penn State Geography faculty, students, staff, and alumni in descending order by date.
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....
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 12:27pm
Description: by Hester Blum, for the Polar CenterPenn Staters have experienced exceptional exposure to Arctic and Antarctic conditions recently—and not just because of the unusually harsh winter. The second annual "Polar Day" (April 19, 2014), the signature event of...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 3:16pm
Description: Night map and letter-paper-size core map are among the new products   The Penn State University Park Campus is a big place with many academic, residence, and support buildings. As a service to the University community and the...
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 12:14pm
Description: Students, faculty, staff, and friends of the Department of Geography gathered on Friday, May 2, 2014 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...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 3:59pm
Description: By David ZubenkoSometimes the best way to solve a problem is to observe it from a distance. That is the approach  Kaitlin Walsh (B.S. ’09) has chosen to take when it comes to studying ice sheets. Walsh is currently working on the ICESat2 satellite at...
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 2:06pm
Description: By David ZubenkoWhen tourists visit Gettysburg National Military Park they see a picturesque landscape of open fields and rolling hills.  However, for three days in 1863 this site was home to one of the most important battles in American history....
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 4:54pm
Description: More than 70 students (graduate and undergraduate, residential and online), faculty, and staff from the Department of Geography and other departments at Penn State are presenting at the AAG annual meeting in Tampa, Florida, April 8–12, 2014.View...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 2:39pm
Description: Undergraduate Student Spotlight by David ZubenkoGeography students often have unique stories and Melissa Peterson (senior, Physical Geography option, GIS minor) is no different. Peterson began her Penn State career as a meteorology major; however, as her...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 9:44am
Description:  In the 1970s, the Chesapeake Bay was discovered to contain one of the planet's first identified marine dead zones, where hypoxic waters were so depleted of oxygen that they were unable to support life, resulting in massive fish...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 1:25pm
Description: Description: The Alexander and Ilse Melamid Medal, awarded by the American Geographical Society (AGS), is the latest of prestigious awards to be made by the Society and is presented to an internationally recognized Geographer for...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 4:52pm
Description: Geography students gain international experience in the BDSS traineeship[This article appears in the fall 2013 College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Magazine] By Krista Kahler In 2012, Penn State was awarded an Integrative Graduate...

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