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Students Reflect on World Food Day Food Drive

Students take food drive donation to Good Works.

The Wealth and Poverty theme hosted a food drive in October to help fight hunger in the Athens community. The drive challenges students to figure out how to motivate other students, and even how to deal with theft and a competing food drive. Along with Wealth and Poverty faculty members, […]

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November 10, 2017 at 4:47 pmIn Class News

New Online Certificate Designed for Professionals Using Geospatial Technologies

The Geography Department introduces a new online graduate certificate designed for recent graduates and professionals who need to use geospatial technologies in their careers but lack sufficient background in GIS and cartography. The Geospatial Information Science: GIS & Cartography Certificate is fully online and is designed for professionals who need […]

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November 9, 2017 at 3:50 pmAnnouncements

Sinha Gets Grant, Authors Reference Ontology on Mapping Basins, Valleys and Canyons

Dr. Gaurav Sinha

Dr. Gaurav Sinha, Associate Professor of Geography, co-authored a reference ontology on mapping depression landforms such as basins, valleys and canyons as part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series. Sinha was awarded a grant of $41,000 from the United States Geological Survey to fund his sabbatical research […]

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November 9, 2017 at 12:38 pmResearch

OUCAMS Collecting Care Package for Troops, from Nov. 27-30

OUCAMS Collecting Care Package for Troops, from Nov. 27-30

The Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society is collecting Care Package for Troops items for troops overseas from Nov. 27 to 30. There are two places to drop off item: A Care Package for Troops collection box will be in the Geography Department office, where donations can be […]

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November 2, 2017 at 4:45 pmEvents

Spring 2018 | Food Studies Offers Spring Courses That Fill Requirements

Spring 2018 | Food Studies Offers Spring Courses That Fill Requirements

The Food Studies theme has Spring 2018 courses that fill various Ohio University general education requirements—just in time for registration. Dr. Brad Jokisch, Associate Professor of Geography, is teaching Agricultural Ecosystems (GEOG 3340). The course begins with the origins and history of the agriculture system and moves into the modernization […]

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October 29, 2017 at 2:03 pmNews

Notable Alumni | Geography Alum is Professor, Leads Africa Field Studies at Rose-Hulman

Dr. Michael Kukral

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Michael Kukral ’82 Geography, ’86M […]

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October 25, 2017 at 6:17 pmAlumni News

Lein, Alum Publish on Fingerprinting Anthropogenic Waste Heat Using Satellite Data

Dr. James Lein

Dr. James Lein, Professor of Geography, published an article with Ohio University alum Xin Hong on “Fingerprinting Anthropogenic ‘Waste’ Heat Across an Urban Landscape Using Earth Observational Satellite Data” in Advances in Environment and Pollution Research. Xin earned an M.A. in Geography from the College of Arts & Sciences in […]

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October 17, 2017 at 12:25 pmResearch