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Geosciences Professor Receives Prestigious Early Career award

Dr. Nadine Kabengi, assistant professor in the Department of Geosciences has received a five-year, $750,000 award from the Early Career Research Program of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science.

Dr. Kabengi is one of 35 scientists from across the nation, including 17 from DOE’s national laboratories and 18 from U.S. universities, to receive… more »

Graduating Seniors Make Big Moves

Posted On April 16, 2014
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Three of the Geoscience department’s most familiar faces have been accepted into top notch graduate schools, and though they will be sorely missed, we couldn’t be more proud. Eric Main will be going to GA Tech’s school of Geographic Information Science and Technology. Paulita Bennett-Martin will be attending Emory University’s Development Practice Program. And, Sam… more »

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Geographers Awarded IGIF Travel Grants

GSU Geoscience students Amber Boll and Paulita Bennett-Martin were both awarded a nationally competitive travel grant from the Association of American Geographer’s International Geographic Information Fund for $500. Both students will be using the funds for travel to the AAG convention in Tampa, FL. Amber Boll, one of our first year MS students, will be… more »

Putting Communities on the Map

Posted On September 17, 2013
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New Community-Based Research Center Opens in the Department of Geosciences at Georgia State

ATLANTA-Georgia State University’s Department of Geosciences is introducing the Atlanta Community Mapping and Research Center (ACMRC) to enable Georgia State students, faculty and staff to work with local groups to address complex, community-defined urban issues.

The center’s seven-person staff uses skills including… more »

GTU kick off 2013

Posted On August 28, 2013
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Hope everyone had a great summer and the semester is starting off well. Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) will have its first meeting on Thursday, September 5th at noon in Kell 314. GTU is a nationally recognized geography honor society here at Georgia State. This organization has come a long way in supporting exceptional geography students… more »

Students Spend Summer Exploring Research

Posted On August 7, 2013
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This summer, students from Georgia State University and several other public universities took part in the Georgia State University Community-Soil-Air-Water (CSAW) Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program, funded by The National Science Foundation and the Georgia more »

Brian Meyer, P.G., Defends Ph.D. Dissertation on Environments of St. Catherines Island, Georgia

Posted On July 23, 2013
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Brian Meyer successfully defended his Ph.D. Dissertation titled “Shoreline Dynamics and Environmental Change under the Modern Marine Transgression: St. Catherines Island, Georgia.” Brian’s work is focusing on understanding how the environments of St. Catherines Island and the Georgia coastline are changing under the current conditions of rising sea levels.  In addition to contributing to our… more »

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