News Brief from Interim Chair Darla Munroe

February 15, 2019
Sharpe Commons Speaker Torrin Hultgren

Sharpe Innovation Commons speaker Torrin Hultgren (GIS Systems Architect at CSRA Inc.), presents "Perspectives on the U.S. EPA Geospatial Program."

Faculty News:

Harvey Miller will be giving this week's College of Arts & Sciences Science Sunday talk: "Mobility Matters — Why Sustainable Transportation is Essential for our Future." The talk is Sunday, February 17th, from 3-5 pm in the Ohio Union US Bank Conference Theater (Link here).

Student News:

Forrest Schoessow (PhD student, advisor Bryan Mark) is giving a TEDxOhioStateUniversity: Fuse on February 23rd at Mershon Auditorium. His TEDx talk will cover his experience leading a crew of three on the Mississippi River Survey Expedition, canoeing ~2350 miles down the Mississippi River from its headwaters in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico.

The 2019 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum participants have been announced. This forum is competitive.
Two of our own students, as well as two students mentored by our faculty, were selected:

Poster# 8 Session 3
Patrick Cleary, BA student Geog (advisor Joel Wainwright)
"Looking Through the Inverted Periscope: Arrighi, Galeano, and Zapatista World Systems Theory."

Poster# 59 Session 3
Maeve Scully, BA student Geog (advisor Darla Munroe)
"Visual Methods of Geographic Analysis of Gentrification in Columbus, Ohio."

Poster# 11 Session 1
Ruozhao Chen, BS student Agribusiness (advisor Kendra McSweeney)
"Spatializing the Coffee and Coca Supply Chains: How Regulation Shapes the Flow of Commodities."

Poster# 36 Session 1
Kenza Kamal, BA student Poli Sci (advisor Madhumita Dutta)
"Enclosed for Business: Primitive Accumulation in Modern-Day Pakistan."