The Georgia Geographic Alliance housed in Geosciences at Georgia State University

Posted On October 24, 2014
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Georgia Teachers, Students, Families, and Friends of Geography have a great opportunity to team up with two Geosciences Faculty (Dr. Hawthorne and Dr. Visaggi) as they lead a funded initiative from the National Geographic Society Education Foundation.  The Georgia Geographic Alliance (GGA) is a non-profit organization of individuals who believe that geographic knowledge is essential… more »

Georgia Creates New Geospatial Information Office (GIO)

Posted On October 24, 2014
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Our own Dr. Dajun Dai  has been a contributor to new legislation and policy involving the Geosciences in Georgia! Collaboration between regional commissions across Georgia should make access to information and services much simpler and more extensive. In his position on the Georgia Geospatial Advisory Council, Dr. Dai has helped to make an impact on… more »

It’s Earth Sciences Week!

Posted On October 14, 2014
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WEDNESDAY (October 15)

GEOS Information Session & Clubs Meeting at 12pm à FREE Pizza and GEOS swag in the Green Room (Kell 301) Welcome by Department Chair Dr. Deocampo… come learn more about opportunities in GSU Geosciences!

Applied Geography Conference at the Hilton in Atlanta (Wednesday – Friday) Several GSU faculty and students will be… more »

Geoscience Students Honored by Dean Long

Posted On May 20, 2014
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Congratulations to Geosciences students, Rachel Luu , Alie Lepp and Paulita Bennett-Martin, ( from left to right with the Dean of the college of Arts and Science Dr. Bill Long) for being recognized at the Honors Night celebration on April 16, 2014 during which departments, schools and institutes celebrate the most outstanding undergraduate and graduate… more »

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 »

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 »

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