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Please see this announcement, which was sent to us by an alumna Sales Associate – Federal Public Safety and Law Enforcement_DC final docx… Read the rest
For many years now, the Geography Department has hosted a research symposium and banquet. This year, they will occur on Wednesday April 17.
The symposium provides an opportunity for students to showcase their research over the past year; anyone interested may sit in on any or all of the presentations. Presentations take place in Monroe 240 throughout the day, while posters are in Monroe 319. We will have several sessions and encourage you to attend!!… Read the rest
A little belated – but it is ONLY Day 2 in Week 2! I do already feel behind…
Add to that information about the 50th Anniversary Endowment Fund Email announcement sp 13 plus 50thAnniversaryEndowmentApp and Recommendation Form The deadline for Spring 2013 is Friday January 25 – but if you are thinking of a future project, read this information to see how … Read the rest
In his victory on November 6th, President Obama won Virginia with just over 51% of the vote. In the map below, however, it appears that Mitt Romney outperformed the President in most of the state.
We’ve heard from some of you about your plans to attend Homecoming this year… a number of faculty will be in the cart lab in Monroe from 1-3 pm Saturday, we’ll have some light snacks and drinks. And a few of us will head down to Capital Ale on Caroline around 4pm.
Hope you can join us!… Read the rest
Why go to grad school?
What can I expect as a grad student?
What program is right for me?
How do I APPLY to grad school?
How will I pay for grad school?!
Have your questions answered!
10/10 at 4:00 PM in Monroe 319
Sponsored by the Geography Department & Club… Read the rest
The Center for International Education will host its annual Education Abroad Fair this Friday, September 21st in the Great Hall of Woodard Campus Center form 1-4 pm. A record number of Faculty-Led Programs as well as several of our partner programs abroad will be highlighted. New in this year’s program are sessions on Study Abroad 101 as well as Scholarships and Financial Aid. Please go and explore the multiple possibilities available for study, intern, or volunteer abroad.
From Geography,… Read the rest
This Fall we have two new faculty members in the department: Dr. Caitie Finlayson (office: Monroe 330) is an adjunct, teaching a big section of World Regional Geography. Her background is in the geography of religion; she recently completed her doctorate at Florida State University, its title is Spaces of Faith: An Affective Geographical Exploration of Houses of Worship. She has LOTS of teaching experience and we hope she’ll be in the department again in the spring!
Dr. Joseph … Read the rest
The Fall 2012 semester is well under way, with Week 3 already having been completed. Its safe to say that the faculty feel very settled into Monroe Hall now, and everything is working as it should. Several temporary changes have occurred, however. Dr. Stephen Hanna is on sabbatical for the year (working in his office, so still visible!) and Jackie Gallagher is Acting Chair; Dr. Joseph Holler was hired as a Visiting Assistant Professor … Read the rest