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Houser Gives Keynote on Tornado Intensity, Correlation with Topography, Land Cover

Dr. Jana Houser

Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography, was recently invited to be a keynote speaker at the American Meteorological Society’s 38th Radar Meteorology Conference held in Chicago from Aug. 28 through Sept. 1. Houser gave a presentation titled “Correlations between Topography and Land Cover with Tornado Intensity using Rapid-Scan Mobile and […]

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September 12, 2017 at 12:14 pmResearch

Geography Colloquium | Africa’s Food Legacy in the Atlantic World, Sept. 28

Judith Carney

The Department of Geography Colloquium Series presents Dr. Judith Carney on “Africa’s Food Legacy in the Atlantic World” on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda. Refreshments begin at 6:30 p.m. Carney is Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research centers […]

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September 2, 2017 at 5:15 pmEvents

Whitson Co-Authors Book on ‘Feminist Spaces: Gender and Geography in a Global Context’

Dr. Risa Whitson

Dr. Risa Whitson, Associate Professor of Geography at Ohio University, co-authored a book on Feminist Spaces: Gender and Geography in a Global Context, scheduled to be released in October (London: Routledge). Her co-authors are Ann Oberhauser, Jennifer Fluri, and Sharlene Mollett. About Feminist Spaces Abstract: Feminist Spaces introduces students and […]

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August 30, 2017 at 8:41 amResearch

Geography Students | Apply Now for Scholarship to Ohio GIS Conference

Ohio University students are invited to submit applications to attend the Ohio GIS Conference in Columbus on Sept. 25-27, 2017, free of charge. The Ohio Chapter of the Urban Regional Information Systems Association has set aside funds to pay the registration fee for a limited number of students seeking assistance. […]

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August 22, 2017 at 3:47 pmAnnouncements

Wealth & Poverty | Internship Shows Realities of Housing Insecurity

Wealth & Poverty | Internship Shows Realities of Housing Insecurity

By Kees Vande Stadt ’19 Junior in Geography and Wealth and Poverty Certificate Intern with Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Saint Joseph’s Carpenter Society is a nonprofit organization based out of East Camden, NJ, a place where affordable housing and poverty have been and still are major issues. Saint […]

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July 30, 2017 at 10:02 amNews

Career Corner | Eureka Midstream Offers Fall GIS Internship

Career Corner | Eureka Midstream Offers Fall GIS Internship

Eureka Midstream LLC offers a fall GIS internship in Marietta, OH. Job Title: GIS Intern – Fall 2017 Paid Position Position location: 27710 State Rt 7, Marietta, OH  45750 General Summary: Compile GIS as-built data library using basic GIS tools and processes Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Coordinate and organize GIS […]

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July 19, 2017 at 2:28 pmNews

Urban and Regional Planning Alum ‘Detangles the Knot’ of City Geography

Alum Kyle May currently works as a city planner in Columbus

by Kristin Distel “The second you start to detangle the knot of the urban world, it hooks you,” says Ohio University alum Kyle May, a self-described “geography nerd.” May earned a B.S. in Geography—Urban Planning from the College of Arts & Sciences in 2009. Since 2011, May has worked as […]

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July 11, 2017 at 3:52 pmAlumni