University of Minnesota
Department of Geography, Environment and Society

Department of Geography, Environment
and Society

Department of Geography, Environment and Society

  • What does your front yard say about you? GES PhD in Minneapolis newspaper article

    Ursula Lang stood in her yard in Minneapolis, on Thursday June 4, 2015. Lang studied the cultural geography of yards in Minnesota and urban environmentalism while receiving her PhD in geography at the University of Minnesota. "How people cared for their lawns varies a lot based on ideas about environmentalism and pressures from other neighbors" said Lang.  Read complete article

    July 2nd, 2015
  • GES Grad Student Research: Theraputic Landscapes in Later Life

    Jessica Finlay, GES Doctoral Candidate, recently published a paper in Health & Place based upon her RA work in Vancouver Canada the summer of 2013. It is entitled "Therapeutic Landscapes in Later Life: Impacts of Blue and Green Spaces for Older Adults". Currently she is interviewing seniors in the Minneapolis area as part of her doctoral research.
    June 12th, 2015
  • GES Professor Scott St. George and Undergraduate, Dan Crawford, convey climate change through music.

    A string quartet from the University of Minnesota's School of Music performed "Planetary Bands, Warming World", Dan Crawford's latest musical arrangement. The piece conveys how climate in the Northern Hemisphere has changed over time. Read more and listen to the entire composition.

    June 12th, 2015

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