Below is an archive of news about Penn State Geography faculty, students, staff, and alumni in descending order by date.
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 12:05pm
Description: An invasive grass species may be one reason fires are bigger and more frequent in certain regions of the western United States, according to a team of researchers.  Researchers used satellite imagery to identify cheatgrass, a...
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 11:31am
Description: UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT by Aimee Culbert   For Emily Connor and Brianna Hammond, two Department of Geography seniors graduating on December 22,  exploring the field of geography was not the college plan they had...
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 10:55am
Description: Karl Zimmerer, professor and head of the Department of Geography, received the honor of being chosen as one of six Penn State faculty members named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). New inductees are elected by the...
Friday, November 16, 2012 - 2:23pm
Description: RESEARCH COMMENTARY by Alan H. TaylorThe extent and severity of fires in the United States during the last decade has increased to more than twice the yearly average area over the previous decade. A major cause of this increase is the accumulated impact...
Monday, November 12, 2012 - 4:11pm
Description: This week, November 11–17, is Geography Awareness Week. Founded by presidential proclamation almost 25 years ago, this annual public awareness program organized by National Geographic Education encourages citizens young and old to think and learn about...
Friday, November 9, 2012 - 9:27am
Description: Charles Ferrer, a senior in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State, was elected on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 to serve a three-year term on the five-member Bergenfield, New Jersey, Board of Education. “I was motivated...
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 2:56pm
Description: Fall 2012 issue of Penn State GEOGRAPHY newsletter now published online.  Highlights:• Undergraduate Student Spotlight: Everleigh Stokes“I want to strengthen the relationships among students by making sure those with different majors and different...
Friday, November 2, 2012 - 10:22am
Description:  UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT by Rachel Brown Michael Sutherland (at left) and his hand drawn map of Hellertown, Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Rachel Brown. Nicknamed “the human GPS” by his mother for an...
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 12:06pm
Description: For the past ten years, the University Libraries and Penn State's Office of the Provost have sponsored an initiative to recognize recently tenured and promoted Penn State faculty. Through the program, each newly tenured or promoted...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 8:41am
Description: OPEN RANK FACULTY POSITION IN GEOGRAPHY: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY   Tenure track faculty position at open rank. The Department of Geography at Penn State invites applicants for a tenure track faculty position...
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)

Pages