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Advancing Geography Through Diversity Program earns accolades from MSU College of Social Science

Advancing Geography Through Diversity Program earns accolades from MSU College of Social Science

February 15, 2024 - Emily Jodway

The MSU Department of Geography, Environment and Social Sciences is honored to announce that The Advancing Geography Through Diversity Program (AGTDP), a graduate student recruiting and development program, has received special recognition by the College of Social Science during Black History Month.

Roy named as a new member of the NASA Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) science team

Roy named as a new member of the NASA Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) science team

February 1, 2024

David Roy, director of the Center for Global Change and Earth Observations (CGCEO) at Michigan State University and a professor of geography, has been named a new member of the NASA Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) science team.

Geography Career Day and Job Fair to take place February 9

Geography Career Day and Job Fair to take place February 9

January 30, 2024

The Michigan State University Department of Geography, Environment, & Spatial Science (GEO), along with Career Services Network, are pleased to announce an in-person MSU-GEO Career Day & Job Fair on Friday, February 9, 2024, from 2:30-4:30 PM EST in the Lake Huron Room in the MSU Union.

Geography Awards Committee announces call for student award and scholarship applications

Geography Awards Committee announces call for student award and scholarship applications

January 25, 2024

The MSU Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences offers a variety of scholarships and funding sources for undergraduate and graduate students. The 2023-24 GEO Awards Committee is now accepting applications for several student awards.

The Beta Chi Chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon is now accepting applications

The Beta Chi Chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon is now accepting applications

January 24, 2024

The Beta Chi Chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon, the international geographical honor society, is accepting applications until February 10, 2024.

Guo Chen named editor for The Professional Geographer

Guo Chen named editor for The Professional Geographer

January 24, 2024

Guo Chen, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences, has been named the inaugural Human Geography/Nature and Society editor for The Professional Geographer.

Drones, phones, and a cryogenic wave tank help researchers uncover new insights into shoreline impacts of Great Lakes ice

Drones, phones, and a cryogenic wave tank help researchers uncover new insights into shoreline impacts of Great Lakes ice

January 9, 2024 - Diane Huhn

Using drones, phones, and a cryogenic wave tank housed in a walk-in freezer, Ethan Theuerkauf led a team to conduct a first-of-its-kind combined field and laboratory study to research how lake ice impacts sediment transport and erosion along the freshwater coastal shorelines of the Great Lakes.