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.


Why major in Geography at MSU?



Geo Prof Article Published in PLoS ONE Journal

Rising income inequality in China causally linked to urbanization


Geo Prof Appointed by President Obama to serve on the National Science Board

Congratulations to Dr. Moran for this tremendous honor


Friday, January 27, 2017 2:00 pm

MSU GEO Alum Melissa Faustich “An Insider’s View of the Geospatial Industry in the Private Sector”

Friday, January 20, 2017 2:00 pm

Dr. Steiner will present “The Atmospheric Moisture Budget over the Great Lakes: Implications for the Simulation of Precipitation”

Monday, December 19, 2016 9:00 am

April Frake will take her oral comprehensive exam

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