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May 7, 2021

The first blog entry in our Summer Research Spotlight by newly-minted PhD Dr. Ariel Rawson.

Student News: 

Sher Ali Khan (PhD student, Geog) has received fieldwork funding through…

April 23, 2021

The flowers outside of Bricker Hall survived the April snow earlier this week.

Faculty News:

Zhengyu Liu was featured in the Voices of Excellence podcast of the College of Arts…

April 21, 2021

Laurel Bayless of Athens, Ohio, is graduating with honors Spring Semester with a major in Physical Geography and a minor in Spanish. In her last two years, she has served as an…

April 19, 2021

Congratulations to Kendra McSweeney Professor Department of Geography.
On Friday Kendra was awarded the Distinguished Scholar Award via Zoom meeting.

Kendra McSweeney is an…

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Lonnie Thompson
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