University of Minnesota
Department of Geography, Environment and Society

Department of Geography, Environment
and Society

Department of Geography, Environment and Society

  • UMN Geographer in the news!

    Dr. Arun Saldanha is quoted in a recent LA Times article that discusses renaming Geographic sites.

    November 19th, 2015
  • Building a More "Workable World"

    Geography Emeritus, Professor Joseph Schwartzberg, was instrumental in developing the Workable World Trust and Fellowship to support students and others who work to improve global governance through peaceful evolutionary processes.  The WWT's inaugural conference, Creating a Workable World, will take place Friday & Saturday, Oct. 9 & 10, at the Humphrey School. See the recent Global Spotlight article about this impressive accomplishment. Congratulations Joe!

    October 8th, 2015
  • Geography and MGIS Students to Participate in SUN Delegation

    Nine GES students have been selected to be part of the University's SUN delegation! Seven Undergraduates, one MGIS student, Ethan Mooar, and Class of 2015 graduate Connor Schaefer (Geography BA, Urban Studies minor ), who is now pursuing a Masters in Urban Planning at Humphrey. Jacob Arndt, Erin Saatela, Coleman Shepard, and Clayton Watercott are currently Geography majors, Brady Steigauf is an Urban Studies major, and Kayla Chapman and Tyler Redden are pursuing their Bachelor's in Biology, Society, and Environment. The goal of the SUN delegation is to have the University of Minnesota invest in, or build, at least 1 megawatt (MW) of solar energy. Learn more about SUN.

    September 17th, 2015

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