Recognition Reception celebrates new spaces, contributions, accomplishments

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recognition reception
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August 30, 2017 - 10:50am

Swab poster Recognition Reception

Jack Swab sets up his poster during the reception on the second floor of Walker Building.

GEOGRAPH SU17: From the Department Head

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Summer 2017 Newsletter
Date: 
August 30, 2017 - 10:30am

(Your name here): building community, supporting international travel, and celebrating excellence

Search for assistant professor in urbanization

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Job Posting
Date: 
August 28, 2017 - 8:47am

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 challenges of urbanization, including topics such as urban social inequality, urban political mobilization and conflict, urban planning in the 21st century, or the challenges of urban sustainability.

Geography APG meeting and career networking session

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October 15, 2016 - 10:30am
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Walker Building, University Park Campus

APG resume review 2013

Alumni review résumés for students during a previous APG meeting and career networking event.

 

Please join us on Saturday, October 15, 2016 (Parents and Families Weekend) for a Geography alumni Affiliate Program Group (APG) meeting, followed by career and networking activities with our alumni for students.

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Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Angela Rogers in advance of your participation or visit.

Angela Rogers  office: 814-865-2493 email: geography@psu.edu

Geography Awareness Week activities

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November 16, 2015 - 1:00pm to November 19, 2015 - 8:00pm
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Pattee and Paterno Libraries and other locations

Too many young Americans are unable to make effective decisions, understand geo-spatial issues, or even recognize their impacts as global citizens. National Geographic created Geography Awareness Week to raise awareness to this dangerous deficiency in American education and excite people about geography as both a discipline and as a part of everyday life. Read more about GAW.

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If you are interested in giving a lightning talk or displaying a poster related to geospatial information, GIS, or mapping for the GIS Day event, please e-mail Tara LaLonde at tll38@psu.ed

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GIScience
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Wilbur Zelinsky: December 21, 1921-May 4, 2013

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Wilbur Zelinsky, professor emeritus, long-time faculty member in Penn State Geography, and renowned scholar. Wilbur passed peacefully at home on Saturday, May 4, 2013, surrounded by his family after a short illness.

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