Geography Awareness Week 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016 12:00 am - Saturday, November 19, 2016 12:00 am

#MSUGAW #GAW  #GeographyAwarenessWeek

Sunday, Nov 13

Monday, Nov 14

  • All day: GEOblog #2, by Dr. Randy Schaetzl @ geo.msu.edu/
  • geocache_Mon_GAW 2016All day: SWIG and GEOClub, Geocaching Across Campus; Location: All over campus; Today’s clue will be announced via social media and at the GEOClub event. The hidden cache includes a prize ticket that the lucky student can take to our GEOClub table today from 5-7p (or SWIG/TripleG tables Tu-Th) to exchange for a prize.cookies_GAW 2016
  • 3:00pm: GEO, GAW Cookie Bonanza; Location: Lounge of the GEO Building. Get your sugar rush!
  • Geopardy_GAW 20165:00-7:00pm: GEOClub, Geopardy; Location: MSU Union; We will play a game similar to jeopardy and will also have a map to locate major geo features. Prizes will be awarded!
  • 7:00-11:00pm: TripleG, Geography Trivia Night; Location: Tin Can in East Lansing; Win GEO t-shirts, gift cards to the Tin Can, and glory for your ancestors!TinCan_Mon_GAW 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, Nov 15

  • All day: GEOblog #3, by Dr. Grant Gunn @ geo.msu.edu/
  • geocache_Tues_GAW 2016All day: SWIG and GEOClub, Geocaching Across Campus; Location: All over campus; Today’s clue will be announced via social media and at the SWIG event. The hidden cache includes a prize ticket that the lucky student can take to our SWIG table today/tomorrow (or TripleG table on Thursday) until 2p to exchange for a prize
  • 10:00am-2:00pm: SWIG, Women Geographers on Display; Location: Brody Hall

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, Nov 16 (National GIS Day)

  • All day: GEOblog #4, Kelsey Nyland @ geo.msu.edu/
  • geocache_Wed_GAW 2016All day: SWIG and GEOClub, Geocaching Across Campus; Location: All over campus; Today’s clue will be announced via social media and at the SWIG event. The hidden cache includes a prize ticket that the lucky student can take to our SWIG table today (or TripleG table tomorrow) until 2p to exchange for a prize.
  • 10:00am-2:00pm: SWIG, Women Geographers on Display; Location: Brody Hall
  • 2:00-4:00pm: GIS Day Map-a-thon; Location: MSU Library, Map Library, 3 West; No experience needed; Bring your laptop to participate in community mapping (VGI) in OpenStreetMap
  • Evening: GEOClub, Paints the Rock; Location: MSU Rock

 

 

Thursday, Nov 17

  • All day: GEOblog #5, by Dr. Alan Arbogast @ geo.msu.edu/
  • geocache_Thurs_GAW 2016All day: SWIG and GEOClub, Geocaching Across Campus; Location: All over campus; Today’s clue will be announced via social media and at the TripleG event. The hidden cache includes a prize ticket that the lucky student can take to our TripleG table until 2p to exchange for a prize.
  • 10:30am-2:00pm: TripleG, Promotion of When the Wells Run Dry; Location: MSU UnionTriple G_GAW 2016
  • 11:30am: Grad Students Lottery Lunch with Steve Lerner
  • 1:00-2:20pm: Steve Lerner speaks in GEO 151 Human Geography; Location: Brody 112
  • 7:00pm: When the Well Runs Dry Screening and Q&A Session with Filmmakers, Reuben Aaronson and Steve Lerner; Doors open: 6:30pm; Location: Wells Hall B115; Bring a friend and come early to get a seat. GEOClub will be selling department sweatshirts.

Aaronson & Lerner_GAW 2016

Friday, Nov 18

  • All day: GEOblog #6, #7, by Albert Fulton and alum Trevor Hobbs @ geo.msu.edu/
  • All day: GEOClub, Green Out Geotag on Social Media; Green Out your social media and wear your new GEO gear in support of Geography! Sharing your ‪#‎MSUGAW experiences – or any other awesome GEO-related fun!
  • All day: MSU Surplus Store is having a Map & Atlas sale today and again on Tuesday, Nov. 22. Vintage wall maps, atlas collections, and classic Soil Survey maps will be up for auction or for sale.

Saturday, Nov 19

  • Event: GEOblog #8, #9, by Toni Walkowiak and alum Jess Winans @ geo.msu.edu/

Press:
Greening of the Great Lakes conversation with Steve Lerner on AM 870 WKAR
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StateNewsAd_GAW 2016

Location:
Geography Building, 673 Auditorium Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
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