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Jan 29

Triple G Colloquium Series: Carbon Cycle and Urban Ecology

Friday, January 29, 2021 4:00 PM at Virtual

Join the MSU Geography Graduate Group (Triple G) at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 29, 2021, as they kick off their Spring 2021 Colloquium series. The first colloquium session will feature Dr. Lucy R. Hutyra. Dr. Hutyra is an associate professor in the Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University and her presentation will focus on the topic of the carbon cycle and urban ecology.

Feb 24

Dissertation Defense Notice: J. Namanya

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:00 PM - Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:00 PM at Virtual

Ms. Judith Namanya will defend her dissertation: Investigating Uganda’s High HIV Incidence Among Young Women in an Era of Widespread Gains in HIV Prevention and Treatment.

Feb 26

Triple G Colloquium – Indigenous Geographies & Resistance

Friday, February 26, 2021 4:00 PM at Virtual

Join the Geography Graduate Group (Triple-G) for a Colloquium session featuring Dr. Deondre Smiles as he presents on the topic of Indigenous Geographies and Resistance.

Mar 5

Proposal Defense: Dan Wanyama

Friday, March 5, 2021 1:00 PM - Friday, February 5, 2021 3:00 PM at Virtual

Dan Wanyama will present and defend his dissertation proposal on March 5, 2021, at 1:00 PM.

Mar 10

Dissertation Defense Notice: Wei Liu

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:00 AM at Virtual

Wei Liu will defend her dissertation on March 10, 2021, at 10:00 AM.

Mar 16

Proposal Defense Notice: Laura Medwid

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 11:00 AM - Tuesday, March 16, 2021 1:00 PM at Virtual

Laura Medwid will defend her dissertation proposal "Water Access as an Environmental Justice Issue: How Race and Income is Associated with Water Access Across Space."

Mar 25

NASA LCLUC Central Asia Webinar Featuring Dr. Geoffrey Henebry

Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:00 AM at Virtual

Join the NASA LCLUC Central Asia Webinar Series as Dr. Geoffrey Henebry of the MSU Department of Geography, Environment, & Spatial Science and the Center for Global Change and Earth Observations presents "Understanding the Twin Challenges Facing Agropastoralism in Montane Central Asia: Environmental Change and Globalization".

Mar 26

Triple G Colloquium Series: Geospatial Analyses and Statistics

Friday, March 26, 2021 4:00 PM at Virtual

Join the Geography Graduate Group (Triple-G) for a Colloquium session featuring Dr. Eric Gilleland, Project Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research - Research Applications Laboratory (NCAR-RAL).

Mar 29

Dissertation Defense Notice: Qiong Zhang

Monday, March 29, 2021 1:00 PM at Virtual

Qiong Zhang will defend her dissertation "China’s Economic Development and Soft Target on Human Health: A Medical Geography Study of Haze Pollution Impacts on Maternal and Infant Health in Xianyang 2008-2016" on Monday, March 29, 2021, at 1:00 PM.

Apr 2

Dissertation Defense Notice - Nafiseh Haghtalab

Friday, April 2, 2021 2:00 PM - Friday, April 2, 2021 4:30 PM at Virtual

Nafiseh Haghtalab will defend her dissertation "Evaluating Climate Variability and Coupling Strength of Land-Atmosphere Interactions Across the Amazon Basin" on April 2, 2021, from 2:00-4:30 PM.

Apr 14

Proposal Defense Notice: Teng Zhang

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:30 PM at Virtual

Teng Zhang will defend his proposal "Mass Killings under a Magnifying Glass" on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at 1:30 PM.

Apr 16

Thesis Defense Notice: D. Wang

Friday, April 16, 2021 9:00 AM at Virtual

(Ting) Diane Wang will defend her thesis "The Climatology of Springtime Freeze Events in the Central and Eastern USA" on Friday, April 16, 2021, at 9:00 AM.

Apr 19

Dissertation Defense Notice - Pouyan Hatami

Monday, April 19, 2021 1:00 PM at Virtual

Pouyan Hatami will defend his dissertation “Geographic Applications of Knowledge-Rich Machine Learning Approaches in Spatiotemporal Data Analysis” on Monday, April 19, 2021, at 1:00 PM.

Apr 22

Spring Study Day - No Classes

Thursday, April 22, 2021 at

Spring Study Day - No Classes

Apr 22

Thesis Defense Notice: Liz Spitzer

Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Virtual

Liz Spitzer will defend her thesis, “Assessing the drivers and spatiotemporal patterns of cohesive bluff retreat along the Michigan coast of Lake Michigan" on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at 1:00 PM.

Apr 23

Spring Study Day - No Classes

Friday, April 23, 2021 at Spring Study Day - No Classes

Spring Study Day - No Classes

May 14

Oral Comp Notice: Pietro Sciusco

Friday, May 14, 2021 at Virtual

Pietro Sciusco will take his oral comprehensive examination on Friday, May 14, 2021, at 9:30 AM.

May 27

Oral Comp Notice: Myung Sik Cho

Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:00 PM at Virtual

Myung Sik Cho will take his oral comprehensive examination on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at 12:00 PM.