Geography Awareness Week activities

Time: 
November 16, 2015 - 1:00pm to November 19, 2015 - 8:00pm
Place: 
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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Graduate student wins NSF fellowship; 2 honorable mentions in Geography

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Date: 
October 5, 2012 - 9:17am

Spring 2012 Geography newsletter now available

Date: 
February 1, 2012 - 1:32pm

The spring 2012 issue of the Geography Newsletter is now available to read online via issuu.  You can access the online version of the newsletter on this web site by going to the Newsletters page.

Information session and pizza on GIS internships and jobs with Hess Corporation

Time: 
October 11, 2011 - 6:00pm
Place: 
319 Walker Building

Representatives of Hess Corporation will conduct an info session with free pizza on Tuesday, October 11 at 6:00 p.m. in 319 Walker Building  for students interested in GIS internships/employment opportunities with the company. All interested students are invited; please confirm participation via form above. An UnderDoGS meeting will follow in the same room.  

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Mapathon for Puerto Rico

Time: 
November 16, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Place: 
229 Walker Building, Penn State University Park campus

flag map of Puerto Rico

In response to Hurricane Maria join us in putting the people of Puerto Rico on the map.

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Contact us

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

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Todd Bacastow