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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

Geography Department’s own Ph.D. student Jonnell Sanciangco developed an online dashboard-style map for the Michigan outbreak.

It contains more information about the age and sex breakdown of confirmed cases in the state, as well as information on testing numbers. All of the data comes from the […]

The Geography Department Welcomes Diane Huhn

We are very excited to announce that Diane Huhn has joined the College of Social Science in the role of Communication Coordinator for the Department of Geography, Environment and Spatial […]

Advancing Geography through Diversity Program

Advancing Geography Through Diversity Program (AGTDP) is a nationally recognized initiative that facilitates diversity within the discipline of Geography. The program’s goal is to recruit and support outstanding graduate students […]

This Year’s Geography Award Recipients

de Blij ScholarsJosh PepperRashane Thapa Michael A. Graff Dissertation Completion Award Rajiv Paudel Owen Gregg Global Climate Change Research AwardPietro Sciusco E. James Potchen Award in Geography (Undergraduate Geographer of […]

2020 Beta Chi Chapter of GTU Initiates

The Department of Geography Congratulates: Jiang ChangBeth J. GrostWei LiuCordelia Martin-IkpeJovanka NikolicDustin L. RademacherJonnell C. Sanciangco

Events

Friday, January 17, 2020 10:00 am

Ms. Jovanka Nikolic will defend her dissertation Title: Regional Climate Response to Land Use and Land Cover Change in Contiguous United States The defense will consist of two steps:  a […]

Friday, April 3, 2020 1:45 pm

Ms. Kyeesha Wilcox will defend her thesis. Title:  EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NEIGHBORHOOD EFFECTS AND DIABETES, OBESITY AND LACK OF SLEEP OUTCOMES IN METROPOLITAN DETROIT, MICHIGAN The defense will consist […]

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 9:00 am

Ms. Cristina Gauthier-Hernandez will defend her thesis at the following date and time: Title:  Dams in the Amazon: Social and Environmental Impacts on Basic Sanitation, People, and the Environment The […]

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