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Geography students at Geofest 2019The Geography Department hosted the annual Geofest celebration on April 17, presenting student awards to the departments undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate Student Awards Outstanding Graduating Seniors Lauren Bennett, Environmental Geography Susie Beveridge, Geography Kyle Bussard, Geographic Information Science Anna DeGarmo, Geography Environmental Pre-Law Katie Gardner, Geography Alexandra Koran, Globalization […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 05

Dr. James Lein, with mountains, lake in backgroundDr. James Lein, Professor of Geography, is retiring after 31 years of quality teaching, research and service contributions to the Geography Department. “Jim’s main areas of expertise are the geospatial techniques, especially remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), quantitative methods, environmental hazards, and environmental impact analysis,” says Dr. Dorothy […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 04

The Geography Department at Ohio University celebrates its 50th anniversary on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, 2019. “We hope that many of the department’s alumni and friendsincluding youwill be able to join us on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, 2019, to help commemorate this milestone,” says […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 02

The Thoughts in my Head by Megan LewisBy George Shea Ohio University alum Meredith Stone ’17M analyzed the breathtaking murals in Baltimore, seeing not just images that transcend political and social boundaries but also a catalyst for change. Stone’s paper exploring race and place “Street Art in Baltimore: A Catalyst for Change“was accepted in the journal Focus […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 28

Kirstie Zontini, portraitOhio University alum Kirstie Zontini ’11 usually gets to work around 1 or 2 a.m. She has weather forecasts, stories and graphics done long before most people’s alarms go off. And as coffee pots start to brew, folks can rely on her forecasts to help plan their days. She has […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 28

Simone Lewis. left, at a Meteorological Symposium.Ohio University meteorology alum Simone Lewis ’03 is a meteorologist for the National Weather Service, and her weather forecasts help pilots at multiple airports across the country make flying decisions. Lewis earned a degree in Geography-Meteorology, along with minors in Physics and Mathematics, from the College of Arts & Sciences. […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 28

Jana House and Morgan Vis, holding their plaquesFrom Compass Two College of Arts & Sciences faculty are among the four recipients of the 2019-20 University Professors: Dr. Jana B. Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography Dr. Morgan L. Vis, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology The University Professor program recognizes outstanding teaching at the university, and benefits faculty […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 25

The Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society announced its officers for the 2019-20 academic year: President: Peter Hein Vice President: Michaela Gress Secretary: Madelyn Baer Treasurer: Eden Koval Events Coordinators: Josh Noe and Steven Weinstein Outreach: Alyssa Lanier Fundraising: Charlotte Connolly Advertising: Isabel Gregorek (OUCAMS) is the meteorology […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 22

Lt. Col. Fuller in 1990, U.S. Army retirement day. He retired from the U.S. Army following nearly 23 years of active military service.Lt. Col. Clark Fuller (ret.) (75) earned his M.A. in Geography from Ohio University. In this article, he reflects on how his education and military experience helped shape his career. by Lt. Col. Clark Fuller In 1971, I was a career Army officer (rank of captain) who had relatively recently […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 18

Alek Krautmann, portrait outdoorsOhio University alum and meteorologist Alek Krautmann created a social media storm when he brought bagels to work sliced the St. Louis Bread Company wayvertically, not horizontally, reports Today in a story headlined “This is the most upsetting way to slice a bagel.” Krautmann earned an M.S. in Geography from […]

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Geography news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 07

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