2024 Archives

Jan 8

Spring Classes Begin

Monday, January 8, 2024 12:00 AM at Michigan State University

Spring Classes Begin

Jan 15

Holiday - University Closed

Monday, January 15, 2024 12:00 AM at Michigan State University

Holiday - University Closed

Jan 17

Brown Bag Talk: Theorizing Justice in the Social and Spatial Sciences | Dr. Stephen Przybylinski

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 12:00 PM - Wednesday, January 17, 2024 1:00 PM at Geography Building, Rm 126

Join us for a Brown Bag Talk by Dr. Stephen Przybylinski, who will discuss his recently co-edited book. In addition to the book content, Dr. Przybylinski will share valuable insights on book editing and publishing, providing an excellent opportunity for grad students interested in the publishing world.

Jan 18

Oral Comprehensive Exam Notice: Nidhi Kalani

Thursday, January 18, 2024 1:00 PM at GEO Building, Rm 105

An oral comprehensive examination is scheduled for Nidhi Kalani on January 18, 2024, at 1:00 PM.

Jan 19

Coffee Connections: Exploring Diversity Together

Friday, January 19, 2024 11:30 AM - Friday, January 19, 2024 12:30 PM at GEO Lounge

Join the MSU GEO DEI Committee for coffee and an informal discussion on DEI topics. This month we will discuss "Exploring Persistent Racial and Ethnic Disparity in U.S. Geography Doctoral Programs: The Disciplinary Underrepresentation Gap," by Demetrice R. Jordan, Ashton Shortridge, and Joe T. Darden

Jan 19

QUIDDERS Talk: Late Port Bruce - Mackinaw Phase Drainage of Glacial Lake Roscommon

Friday, January 19, 2024 4:00 PM at Geography Building, Rm 126

Join the Quaternary Landscapes Research Group (QLRG) on Friday, January 19, 2024, at 4:00 PM, as MSU Geography Professor Emeritus David Lusch and Dr. Randy Schaetzl present Late Port Bruce - Mackinaw Phase Drainage of Glacial Lake Roscommon.

Jan 26

GeoVoice: Beaches, Boats, and BMPs: An overview of recent work from the Theuerkauf Coastal Processes and Geomorphology Lab

Friday, January 26, 2024 4:00 PM - Friday, January 26, 2024 5:00 PM at Geography Building, Rm 126

Join us to learn about the cutting-edge research that Theuerkauf Lab conducts on coastal environments, featuring Dr. Ethan Theuerkauf and his team, including grad students, coordinators, and technicians.

Jan 29

Oral Comprehensive Exam Notice: Angie Sanchez

Monday, January 29, 2024 at GEO Building, Rm 105 and Virtual

An oral comprehensive examination is scheduled for Angie Sanchez on Monday, January 29, 2024, at 2:00 p.m.

Feb 2

QUIDDERS Talk: A Multiproxy Analysis of Indigenous Maize (Zea mays) Use on the Bay City Moraine, Lower Saginaw River Drainage, Michigan

Friday, February 2, 2024 4:00 PM at Geography Building, Rm 126

Join the Quaternary Landscapes Research Group (QLRG) on Friday, February 2, 2024, at 4:00 PM, as MSU Geography Professor Emeritus Dr. Bill Lovis presents "A Multiproxy Analysis of Indigenous Maize (Zea mays) Use on the Bay City Moraine, Lower Saginaw River Drainage, Michigan."

Feb 9

2024 Geography Career Day and Job Fair

Friday, February 9, 2024 2:30 PM - Friday, February 9, 2024 4:30 PM at MSU Union, Lake Huron Room

Join us for the 2024 Geography Career Day and Job Fair.

Feb 10

Deadline for Gamma Theta Upsilon Applications

Saturday, February 10, 2024 12:00 AM at

Interested in applying to become a member of the International Geographical Honor Society, Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) - Beta Chi Chapter? We are accepting membership applications until February 10, 2024.

Feb 12

Proposal Defense Notice: Meicheng Shen

Monday, February 12, 2024 2:00 PM at GEO Building, Rm 105 and Virtual

Meicheng Shen will defend her dissertation proposal, "How Much Complexity Do We Need To Model Canopy Radiation And Carbon Fluxes Across Eastern US Temperate Forests?" on Monday, February 12, 2024, at 2 p.m.

Feb 13

Classes Not Held

Tuesday, February 13, 2024 12:00 AM at Michigan State University

Classes Not Held

Feb 16

Coffee Connections: Exploring Diversity Together - Fieldwork February

Friday, February 16, 2024 12:00 PM at GEO Lounge

Join the MSU GEO DEI Committee for coffee and an informal discussion on DEI topics. These events will be held monthly during the spring semester.

Feb 16

Triple G Colloquium | Dr. Sara Safransky

Friday, February 16, 2024 4:00 PM - Friday, February 16, 2024 5:00 PM at Kresge Art Center, Rm 108

Join the MSU Geography Graduate Group for a Triple G Colloquium session featuring Dr. Sara Safransky from Vanderbilt University as she discusses her new book on Detroit, "The City after Property: Abandonment and Repair in Postindustrial Detroit".