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Department of Geography, Environment and Society

Department of Geography, Environment
and Society

Department of Geography, Environment and Society

  • Geography Student Receives Earth Science Award

    Jacob Arndt, a graduating senior in Geography, was recently awarded the Newton H. Winchell Award for Excellence in Earth Science at the Winchell Undergraduate Research Symposium that took place at Coffman Memorial Union on Friday, April 29. He won the award for his poster, which outlined how the upper-level jet affects commercial flight times in the Minneapolis-Seattle corridor. The poster was a part of his senior project. Congratulations Jacob!

    May 2nd, 2016
  • Brown Day 2016

    The annual GES Brown Day celebration was Friday, April 22. The day included student posters and presentations in the morning and early afternoon, followed by the Ralph H. Brown Memorial Lecture, Modeling Land-Change Processes Across Disciplines and Scales, presented this year by Professor Dan Brown of the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan.

    April 22nd, 2016
  • GIS at UMN featured in Esri video

    Esri, builder of ArcGIS - the most powerful mapping software in the world, recently released a video featuring University Services of the Twin Cities campus.  The film, which includes past and present MGIS students and faculty, shows how U Services utilizes GIS for asset management.

    April 11th, 2016

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