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Alumni, Friends Invited to Celebrate Geography's 50th Anniversary, Nov. 15-16

The Geography Department at Ohio University invites alumni and friends to celebrate its 50th anniversary on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, 2019, on the Athens campus. See event details.

Recent Events

CANCELED | Geofest 2020 Student Awards Celebration, April 21

Note: This event has been canceled. The Geography Department celebrates Geofest on Tuesday, April 21, from 6-9 p.m. at the Ohio University Baker Center 240-242. The event is an annual celebration with invited faculty, staff, and students. The event will include a presentation of awards that are given to the […]

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Posted on 03/02/2020

Geography Colloquium | Changing Management Can Mitigate Impacts of Climate-Driven Woody Encroachment in High-Elevation Pasture Woodlands, March 6

Dr. Rebecca Snell, portraitThe Geography Colloquium Series presents Dr. Rebecca Snell on “Changing management can mitigate the impacts of climate-driven woody encroachment in high-elevation pasture woodlands” on Friday, March 6, at 3:05 p.m. in Clippinger Lab 119. Snell is Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. Her research is primarily […]

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Posted on 03/01/2020

CANCELED | 11th Annual Meteorological Symposium, March 21

Note: This event has been canceled. Ohio University’s 11th Annual Meteorological Symposium is Saturday, March 21, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Walter Hall 235. The event is free and is open to the public. It is hosted by the Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society. Please […]

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Posted on 03/01/2020

Geography Colloquium | Embodied Memories of Displacement: Using Participatory Art and Mapping for Understanding, Reconciliation in Colombia, Feb. 7

Dr. Risa Whitson, portraitThe Geography Colloquium Series presents Dr. Risa Whitson on “Embodied Memories of Displacement: Using participatory art and mapping for understanding and reconciliation in Colombia” on Friday, Feb. 7, at 3:05 p.m. in Clippinger 119. Whitson is an Associate Professor in the Geography Department and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at […]

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Posted on 02/01/2020

Sustainability | Creating a Sustainable Workplace: Fostering Belonging at OHIO, Feb. 27

Ryan Fogt , portraitThe OHIO Sustainable Administration Hub kicks off its spring seminar series with “Creating a Sustainable Workplace: Fostering Belonging at OHIO” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 in the Baker University Center Front Room. Additional spring seminar series meetings will be at 5 p.m. March 26 and April 23 in the […]

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Posted on 02/01/2020

Capstone Presentations | Geography Research Exhibition, Dec. 12

Sonia FerrierThe Geography Department hosted its annual Capstone Research poster exhibition on Thursday, Dec. 12, demonstrating a diversity of geographic research in physical and human geography. More than 35 seniors exhibited posters for their capstone projects in GEOG 4800: Capstone Experience in Geography, a Tier III seminar course. Among the student […]

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Posted on 12/02/2019

Plant Biology Colloquium | Fine-Scale Shifts in Forest Composition from 1800 to 2100, Nov. 1

James Dyer, portraitThe Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. James Dyer on “Fine-Scale Shifts in Forest Composition, 1800-2100” on Friday, Nov. 1, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 104. Dyer is a Professor of Geography at Ohio University. Abstract: When public lands were surveyed in the U.S., “witness trees” were often […]

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Posted on 11/01/2019

OUCAMS Hosts Blood Drive in Clippinger, Nov. 5

Blood drive graphicThe Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (OUCAMS) is working in cooperation with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive on Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the Clippinger Lab third floor lobby from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Make it a tradition to donate blood to help […]

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Posted on 11/01/2019

Geography Colloquium | Networked Federalism: How Subnational Governments are Creating Climate Change Policy, Oct. 18

Derek KauneckisThe Geography Colloquium Series presents Dr. Derek Kauneckis on “Networked Federalism: How Subnational Governments are Creating Climate Change Policy” on Friday, Oct. 18, at 3:05 p.m. in Clippinger 119. Kauneckis is an associate professor at Ohio University’s Voinovich School, where he teaches in the Environmental Studies program. He teaches and […]

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Posted on 10/01/2019

Geography Colloquium | Prisoners and Animals: A Historical Carceral Geography, Oct. 25

Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals book coverThe Geography Colloquium Series presents Dr. Karen Morin on “Prisoners and Animals: A Historical Carceral Geography” on Friday, Oct. 25, at 3:05 p.m. in Bentley 135. Morin is an Associate Provost and Professor of Geography at Bucknell University.  In addition to carceral geography, her research interests include the history of […]

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Posted on 10/01/2019