Upcoming Events and Announcements
Jensen to speak on drones
Carolina Distinguished Professor Emeritus John Jensen will give a guest lecture about
drone technologies in GEOG 345 on Tuesday, October 16, 1:15–2:30 pm in Callcott 302.
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."
AAG abstract submission deadline
A reminder that the deadline for submitting your AAG abstract is Thursday, October 25.
Dr. Ashley Ward from the University of North Carolina and Climate Integration and Outreach Associate (CISA) will present the first colloquium talk of the semester on Friday, October 26, 3:30–4:30 in Callcott 201. There will be a reception beforehand at 3:00.
Geog alum wins Fulbright
Janae Davis, former USC master’s student (2015 ) and current Ph.D. student at Clark University, has received a Fulbright dissertation award. Davis's award funds dissertation research to examine the racialized division of labor associated with Integrated Conservation and Development Projects (ICDPs) that promote ecotourism in the southern Kalahari Desert of South Africa.
USC Geography and Geographers in the News
- [Hiscox] Scientists launch project to help predict air quality, enhance crop yields
- [Dow] Florence’s floods reveal exposure of rural areas to climate change
- [Mock] Tropical storms possible before official season
- [Hiscox] An uplifting science lesson: USC partners with White Knoll Elementary School to launch weather balloons
- [Carbone, Dow] Earth Day a reminder to care for land, water, air
- [Fleming] Meet the young American with autism who earned a Rhodes scholarship
- [Carbone] Climate matters: How climate change affects SC with Greg Carbone
- [Ellis] 'A phenomenal mentor': Geography professor reflects on her method and a prize student
- [Carbone] Weathering a change: Campus weather station to change locations after more than 45 years
- [Mock] Researchers retrieve Navy logs to 'weather' the Civil War years off South Carolina, region
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Photo: Sedimentation fieldwork at the McCrady Base in Columbia; Michael Hodgson.