Welcome to the Geography Bulletin Board

Welcome to the Geography Department's Digital Bulletin Board! Here we'll post about events, fundraisers, panels, and gatherings from across campus. Check back frequently to see if there's anything that appeals to your interests!   … [Read more...]

MA Geography opportunity: steam water quality, Miami of Ohio

I received this email 1/11/19: I am seeking two motivated students to complete a masters program with a thesis that examines the impact of public lands on stream water quality. Details about the project are below. The program starts in the Fall of 2019. The deadline to apply is Feb 1st. Title: Does a state park with a recreational reservoir provide meaningful water quality improvements within an agriculturally dominated watershed in SW Ohio? Abstract: The proposed research will determine how stream and groundwater nutrient (TN, NO3-, NO2-, NH4+, TP, SRP, TN:TP) and sediment (TSS, NVSS, POM) concentrations, conductivity, and pH are influenced by undeveloped land and a small spillway reservoir in an agriculturally dominated watershed. Specifically, we will quantify how nutrient and sediment concentrations, … [Read more...]

M.S. in Recreation Services & Interventions at East Carolina University

Please share this M.S. Graduate Assistantship opportunity with prospective graduate students interested in pursuing a Master's of Science in Recreation Services & Interventions with a focus on sustainable tourism development at East Carolina University. The scope of projects assigned to this M.S. student will include studying the impacts of disruptive innovations on urban landscapes and tourism geographies. This assistantship will begin in August 2019. A general description of our program is also posted. For specific questions regarding the scope of the projects slated for this position, please contact Dr. Emily Yeager at yeagere18@ecu.edu. … [Read more...]

NSF Funded Research on immigration & border communities

This looks like a great opportunity for students interested in migration issues! The Immigration and Border Community – Research Experience for Undergraduates, is a unique opportunity to learn social science research methods while collaborating with local organizations to conduct in-depth research about the unique challenges faced by border communities in the Paso del Norte region of southern New Mexico, El Paso and Ciudad Juárez. The U.S. Mexico border is currently at the center of political controversy, one that has threatened to further disrupt border cities that were once closely integrated. Immigration is an important … [Read more...]

Internship Opportunity!

The launch of our 2019 Internship Program application process has been a resounding success. We've had an unprecedented response, and I have you to thank for being a part of the incredible reaction this year. Our Global Accelerator Programs in Paris, Boston, Chicago and San Francisco are filling very quickly, and I anticipate there will be no places remaining after the New Year. As such, I would like to take the opportunity to ask interested students to apply sooner rather than later. Students can of course continue applying to our other larger and longer-running Program locations; which are London, Los Angeles, New York City, Miami and Washington D.C. For a short reminder of what we do: our Programs are open to students from any year and with any major, and they may choose a placement in one of 9 career fields: Banking & Financial services; Consulting & Professional services; Law & Politics; Technology & Engineering; Marketing, Advertising & PR; Media, … [Read more...]