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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

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Congratulations to Ph.D. student, Dee Jordan!

Ms. Dee Jordan has been awarded the Excellence in Diversity Award (EIDA).  This award recognizes outstanding efforts of faculty, students and staff at MSU that are committed to the principles […]

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Congratulations Joe Darden, Professor of Geography

Congratulations Joe Darden, Professor of Geography! Dr. Darden has been awarded an American Association of Geographers Fellow.  This honor recognizes geographers who have made significant contributions to advancing geography. AAG […]

Events

Friday, January 19, 2018 2:00 pm

MSU’s own Dr. Meredith GoreThe will speak about illegal wildlife trade and how it is now one of the largest illicit markets in the world, valued at $5-23 billion annually. […]

Thursday, January 11, 2018 3:00 pm

Mr. Brad Peter will present and defend his dissertation proposal Title: Integrated remote sensing and crop modeling for precision agriculture across space and time scales Two hours will be allowed for […]

Thursday, December 21, 2017 1:00 am

Ms. Demetrice Dee Jordan will take her oral comprehensive examination on Thursday, December 21, 2017 starting at 9:00 am in Rm. 218B Manly Miles Bldg. All Geography faculty may attend […]

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