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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

Alan Arbogast Leads Team to Create First Comprehensive Map of Michigan’s Coastal Sand Dunes

Michigan State University researchers have created the first ever comprehensive map of Michigan’s Coastal Dunes, which collectively form the largest concentration of freshwater coastal sand dunes in the world. MSU […]

Congratulations to Gabriela Shirkey & Kyle Redican for being awarded recipients of the 2019 ESPP Summer Research Fellows!

The 2019 Summer Research Fellowship is for Ph.D. students currently enrolled at MSU. The goal of the program is to support the next generation of scientists and to advance work […]

Where will you go this summer?

GEO offers eight different online courses, so you can choose your own adventure!

Congratulations to Cheyenne Lei for being one of the recipients of the KBS LTER 2019 Fellowship.

With support from the MSU Graduate School and the National Science Foundation, each year the KBS LTER program awards MSU students fellowships to further our research of the ecology of […]

2019 Newsletter

2019 Spartan Geographer

Events

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 3:00 pm

Ms. Qiong Zhang will be presenting and defending her dissertation proposal Title:  IMPACTS OF HAZE ON MATERNAL AND INFANT HEALTH IN XIANYANG, CHINA Two hours will be allowed for the […]

Thursday, April 18, 2019 3:00 pm

Ms. McKenzie Kulseth  will defend her thesis Title:  An Evaluation of Hot-Dry-Windy Index Skill Using Multiple The defense will consist of two steps:  a 30-60 minute uninterrupted presentation by the […]

Monday, April 22, 2019 10:00 am

Mr. Thomas Bilintoh  will defend his thesis Title: Remote sensing for mapping and modeling presence of armyworm infestation on maize in Ejura, Ghana The defense will consist of two steps:  […]

Monday, April 22, 2019 10:00 am

Mr. Albert Fulton will defend his dissertation Title: LATE HOLOCENE NATIVE AMERICAN LAND-USE IMPACTS ON THE VEGETATION OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK STATE, USA: AN INTEGRATED HISTORICAL AND PALEOECOLOGICAL […]

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:00 pm

Ms. Mattie Kelepile will defend her dissertation Title:  Antiretroviral (ART) and Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission (PMTCT) Therapies Adherence In Greater Gaborone, Botswana: A Mixed Methods Health Geographic The […]

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