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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, December 8, 2017 9:30 am

Mr. Sam Arcand will defend his thesis. Title: The Effects of Realistic Irrigation on the Great Plains Low-Level Jet The defense will consist of two steps:  a 30-60 minute uninterrupted presentation by […]

Monday, December 18, 2017 1:00 pm

Ms. Victoria Breeze will present and defend her dissertation proposal  Title: China-Africa Agricultural Telecoupling Two hours will be allowed for the presentation and subsequent questioning. An initial uninterrupted presentation of […]

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 6:00 pm

End-of-the-year meeting! Annual cookie exchange as we wrap up the semester. Bring a friend, two dozen cookies, and your best holiday sweater. Hope to see you all there! Geography Lounge!

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