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Aaron Mackey receives NASA internship

Aaron Mackey (BA ’15) has received a NASA DEVELOP Summer internship. He will be working with Global Science and Technology, […]

Dr. Sultana Honored at the UNCG Faculty Research Excellence Reception

Dr. Selima Sultana, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies was honored at the Chancellor’s faculty excellence in research & creative […]

Dr. Debbage Honored at UNCG Research Excellence Reception

Dr. Debbage was recently recognized by the Chancellor and Provost as a 2017 Honoree for Faculty Excellence in Research and […]

Students and faculty attend the AAG in Boston

The Department of Geography had a very strong showing at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers in […]

Dr. Russell Smith (PhD 2007) featured in the prestigious London School of Economics (LSE) blog

Russell Smith (PhD 2007) recently had his work featured on the prestigious UK London School of Economics daily blog on […]

Dr. Knapp receives NSF grant

Dr. Paul Knapp, Professor and Director of the Carolina Tree-Ring Science Lab, was recently awarded a three year, $300,000 National […]

Strong showing by department at NCGIS conference

Current and former UNCG Geography students brought home three G. Herbert Stout Awards from the annual North Carolina GIS conference […]

Jennifer B. Alford (PhD 2014) is going to California

Jennifer Alford (PhD 2014) has recently been hired as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies […]

Michael McCarthy (PhD 2014) has a new job

Michael McCarthy (Ph.D. 2014) has recently taken a position as an Assistant Professor of Sociology (tenure-track) and Director of the Masters […]

Jeffrey Patton and collaborators receive award

Dr. Jeff Patton and collaborators for several other STEM disciplines have been awarded a $1 million National Science Foundation grant to […]