Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation

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NSF REU Site: Spatial Models and Electoral Districting

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The Central Intelligence Agency will be recruiting at Mary Washington on Thursday March 21st.

 They are looking for Cartographers, and will give a presentation in the Geography Department, Monroe 319, 12.30–1.50 pm.  Please sign up with Amanda in room 327 if you plan to attend! The CIA will be at UMW’s Job and Internship Fair from 3.30pm in the Chandler Ballroom of the UC. You have to register to go via Handshake.   The information below describes some of the positions available: … [Read more...]

FRED: A Social Good Summit

Dr. Leslie Martin and Dr. Shawn Humphrey warmly invite you to attend FRED - A Social Good Summit. The purpose of FRED is to connect students and educators (from the University of Mary Washington, Germanna Community College and area high schools) with Fredericksburg's community stakeholders. Toward that end, we will be gathering on Friday, March 22 to meet one another, have lunch together, and participate in a Match for Good Session. During our Match for Good Session, we’ll be connecting educators, students and community stakeholders who are looking to collaborate together on projects that make a local difference. If you would like to participate in the Match for Good Session, you can find all of the details here: If you would like to just attend FRED, we would love to have you. If so, you can register here: WHAT: FRED - A Social Good Summit WHEN: March 22, 2019 WHERE: … [Read more...]

Free Environmental Event: rescheduled!

Snow Date!  Wednesday, March 13th at 5 PM in UC room 406A. … [Read more...]

GIS Internship Opportunity

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President’s Holiday Card Contest!

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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 … [Read more...]