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Geography Celebrates Geofest 2019 Student Awards

Geography students at Geofest 2019

The Geography Department hosted the annual Geofest celebration on April 17, presenting student awards to the department’s 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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May 5, 2019 at 3:55 pmNews

Lein Retires After 31 Years, Advanced Geotechnical Knowledge, Remote Sensing

Dr. James Lein

Dr. 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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May 4, 2019 at 10:05 amResearch

Save the Date | Geography Department’s 50th Anniversary, Nov. 15-16

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 friends—including you—will be able to join us on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, 2019, to help commemorate this milestone,” says […]

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May 2, 2019 at 6:00 amEvents

Alumni News | Stone Explores Street Art in Baltimore as Catalyst for Change

"The Thoughts in my Head” by Megan Lewis

By 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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April 28, 2019 at 3:42 pmAlumni Research

Alumni News | Zontini Starts at 1 a.m. to Get Dayton Ready to Go

Kirstie Zontini

Ohio 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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April 28, 2019 at 1:56 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Lewis’ Forecasts Help Pilots, Forest Firefighters, Communities

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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April 28, 2019 at 1:00 pmAlumni

Two A&S Faculty Named 2019-20 University Professors

Jana House and Morgan Vis

From 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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April 25, 2019 at 12:08 pmAnnouncements News