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The Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences at Michigan State University is the starting place to explore Geography. From here you can explore research being conducted by world class faculty, learn more about the degrees and courses we offer, connect with our great staff, and discover how a geography degree from MSU will put you on the map.

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News

GEOClub Map lunches

GEO Club worked with Hiawatha Elementary School, in Okemos, MI 4th grade teachers Adam Clements and Erika Parsons to have students ‘map their lunches’ and to talk about the many […]

MSU SCIENTIST LEADS NOAA-FUNDED EFFORT TO BETTER PREDICT DROUGHTS

Dr. Lifeng Luo A Michigan State University scientist is leading a competitively funded NOAA research project to create a better system for predicting droughts, a type of climate extreme that […]

Events

Friday, November 17, 2017 12:30 pm - Friday, November 17, 2017 12:30 pm

FREE Come and listen to Dr. Lawson Brigham, speak about “Marine Transportation and Development in the Russian Arctic: Revitalizing the Northern Sea Route.”
With all of the recent news about US-Russia relations, this should be a very interesting talk, particularly in the context of climate change.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 9:00 am - Wednesday, November 15, 2017 12:00 am

RS&GIS are joining in on the celebration of Geography Awareness Week with Free Live Drone Demos! FREE Transit will be provided to Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education.  The shuttle […]

Geography Awareness Week Theme of 2017 is Civil Rights “Too many young Americans are unable to make effective decisions, understand geo-spatial issues, or even recognize their impacts as global citizens. […]

Online Courses

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