News Brief from our Chair Darla Munroe

December 13, 2019
Department holiday celebration

Faculty, staff and students all enjoy lunch during our annual Holiday Party.

Faculty News:

Joel Wainwright published a paper in Cartographica (54:4) responding to geographers who mapped indigenous lands in Honduras with funding from a US military program.

Student News:  

Zachary Leasor (PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences Program) won a Sharpe Innovation Award for the project “Exploring the Benefits of Displaying High Resolution Drought Maps in Near Real-Time.” This award supports innovative and technologically enabled activity that reflects interdisciplinary collaboration.

Zhiying Li (PhD Candidate, Atmospheric Sciences Program) won a Presidential Fellowship, which is the highest award bestowed by the Graduate School

Upcoming Events:  

Classes begin on Monday, January 6th.
Happy Holidays and here's to a wonderful 2020!


Darla Munroe
Professor and Chair