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Alumni News | Postolovski Sees GIS Careers Evolving with Technology, Urgent Nationwide Needs

Department chair, Dr. Dorothy Sack on right, presents Ray Postolovski with a plaque commemorating the naming of Bloemer Berg near Athens.

Geography alum Ray Postolovski recently returned to campus to commemorate the contributions of late Geography professor Hugh Bloemer to the Geography Department and the Ohio University community. Postolovski led the effort to designate the summit near Athens as Bloemer Berg. This naming was approved by the U.S. Geological Survey and […]

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December 15, 2017 at 3:55 pmAlumni

Chair’s Message | Department Happy to Have New President as Geography Faculty

Dr. Dorothy Sack

By Dorothy Sack Professor & Chair of Geography Dear Friends, I hope this finds you well! I became chair of the Ohio University Department of Geography on July 1, when Jim Dyer completed his second three-year term in that position. It’s been a pretty steep learning curve for me, but […]

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December 15, 2017 at 2:25 pmAnnouncements

Notable Alumni | Professor Michael Kukral 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, […]

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October 25, 2017 at 6:17 pmAlumni News

Notable Alumni | John Maximuk Puts Planning to Work for Decatur, Ga.

John Maximuk

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.   John Maximuk ’92 Geography […]

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October 25, 2017 at 12:51 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

Fogt: Extraordinary Antarctic Weather May Have Influenced Early 20th Century Race to South Pole

Dr. Ryan Fogt

From the American Geophysical Union WASHINGTON D.C. — New reconstructions of past atmospheric pressures over Antarctica show much of the continent experienced unusually high pressures during portions of the early and middle 20th century. Those high pressures were associated with warm weather that may have significantly impacted the race to […]

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October 11, 2017 at 4:14 pmResearch

Geography Celebrates Hugh Bloemer Day, Nov. 17

Dr. Hugh Bloemer

The campus community is invited to join Geography alumni, faculty and students at Hugh Bloemer Day on Friday, Nov. 17, in honor of the beloved professor of Geography. The celebration honors the late Dr. Bloemer—and the Bloemer Berg in Athens, recently named after him. RSVP Now! Hugh Bloemer Day is […]

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October 2, 2017 at 12:15 pmEvents News