Upcoming Events and Announcements
Thesis proposal defenses
Michelle Harris’s thesis proposal defense will take place on Friday, December 14, at 9:00 AM in Callcott 228. Her proposal title is “Evaluating the Efficacy of Sand Fences on Dunes Impacted by Hurricanes.” Committee members are Drs. Jean Ellis, Greg Carbone, and Patrick Barrineau. Michelle’s proposal is available for viewing in the main office. The public is welcome to attend the defense.
Mitchell honored by NCGE
The National Council for Geographic Education awarded Dr. Jerry Mitchell its President’s Award for service to geography education at its annual conference in Québec City, Canada. He also was awarded the Geographic Excellence in Media award for the "Atlas of South Carolina Modules."
USC Geography and Geographers in the News
- Susan Cutter to receive AAG award: Pioneering work in hazards and vulnerability to be recognized
- [Dow] Warming climate likely harmful to human health
- [Dow] National Climate Assessment predicts harsh future for Southeast; what does that mean for East TN?
- [Cutter] The new normal: Poverty driven by extreme weather
Photo: Sedimentation fieldwork at the McCrady Base in Columbia; Michael Hodgson.