Weekly News News Archive

March 1, 2019
March 1, 2019 · Weekly News
Great Opportunities for the Upcoming Summer. This week we would like to emphasize to students the importance of maximizing opportunities during summer break. I know what you are thinking, spring break is not even here and we are already talking about summer. Well, the reality is that not having a plan for the summer, is
January 24, 2019
January 24, 2019 · Weekly News
Starting the Year with Great News Welcome back to the new year! Hopefully everyone had a restful winter break. We get started this semester with great news from our students: 1)      During fall 2018 two students completed their undergraduate degrees: Shannon Spencer – B.S. Geography Kya Williams – B.A. Geography Congratulations to both on this
November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018 · Weekly News
Dr. Law’s interview with WOWK 13  Dr. Law was featured in the local news channel (WOWK 13) on November 15th, where he discussed the different types of inclement weather and hazards associated with each weather event that impact our region. He highlighted the need of community members to remain vigilant by making sure that the
November 15, 2018
November 15, 2018 · Weekly News
Another success for GIS Day The 2018 GIS Day was hosted once again by the Geography Department, and this time we had the support of the Department of Natural Resources & the Environment. High school students were in attendance to celebrate the occasion and participate in an array of activities coordinated by Dr. Leonard. The day started
Nov. 6, 2018
November 6, 2018 · Weekly News
Call for Posters at AAG 2019: Avenza Competition for Cartographic Design Avenza Systems and the Cartography Specialty Group present a sponsored poster competition for the 2019 AAG meeting in Washington, DC. The purpose of the competition is to promote and recognize the effective application of design principles in the appearance and usability of map products
October 22, 2018
October 22, 2018 · Weekly News
The spring 2019 schedule has been released and here is the list of the exciting courses that we are offering: GEO100 Human Geography GEO101 Physical Geography GEO110 Basic GIS GEO112 Smartphone GPS GEO222 Global Environmental Issues GEO230 Meteorology GEO300 Methods in Geography GEO305 US and Canada GEO317 World Regional Geography GEO350 Severe Storms and Natural
October 9, 2018
October 9, 2018 · Weekly News
Getting Ready for SEDAAG (Travel forms, GeoBowl, Fieldtrips) If you are a student who will be attending SEDAAG, you need to submit your student travel form to Marshall’s Travel Office 45 days prior to departure…that means, now! Here is a link to the form: https://www.marshall.edu/travel/student-travel-form/ Also, have you heard about the World Geography Bowl? This is
September 24, 2018
September 24, 2018 · Weekly News
Another Success Story from a Geography Alumni  This week we heard from Michael, an MA graduate from the department, who recently landed a full time GIS position in Oregon. He wrote to Dr. Leonard the following message:  “As you may remember, my wife is a travel nurse and we have been traveling the U.S since
September 16, 2018
September 16, 2018 · Weekly News
Great Opportunity for Undergraduates at Marshall!! Marshall University is now accepting applications for the Undergraduate Creative Discovery and Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards for Spring 2019. The award provides students an opportunity to pursue original creative work, scholarship or research, under the mentorship of a full-time faculty member during the spring semester of 2019. A $1,750
September 8, 2018
September 8, 2018 · Weekly News
Academic Conferences As mentioned in the first Geo News Brief of fall 2018, there are two geography conferences within reasonable driving distance (about 3 hours) from campus. Two graduate students have expressed interest in attending SEDAAG which will take place in Johnson City, TN from November 18-19. Faculty from the department will be in attendance,