Notable Geography News
- Prof. Ghosh invited to speak at Makerere University, Kampala, UgandaPosted on September 4, 2019
- Prof. DasGupta invited to deliver Pride Speech at Colombo, Sri LankaPosted on July 8, 2019
- Hui Wang successfully defends dissertationPosted on June 14, 2019
- Megan McCusker Hill successfully defends dissertationPosted on June 7, 2019
- Professor Mark Boyer op-ed: Trump could use a semester abroadPosted on June 1, 2019
Teale: Ending Extreme Poverty Without Endangering Ecosystems
Geography Colloquium: Heidi Dierssen
Geography Colloquium: Blake Harrison
Geography Film Screening: Daughter of Nepal
Geography Colloquium: Matt McKenzie
Geography Colloquium: Adelina Mkami & Fabian Terbeck
Student Opportunities & Resources
Geography Curriculum Info
Major or Minor in Geographic Information Science
Courses being offered in the Fall 2019 semester which count towards the GISc major and minor include:
Recent Graduate Student Publications
Li, Xueke, Chuanrong Zhang, Weidong Li, Richard Anyah and Jing Tian. Exploring the trend, prediction and driving forces of aerosols using satellite and ground data, and implications for climate change mitigation. Journal of Cleaner Production.
Wang, Hui, Scott Stephenson, and Shijin Qu. Modeling spatially non-stationary land use/cover change in the lower Connecticut River Basin by combining geographically weighted logistic regression and the CA-Markov model. International Journal of Geographical Information Science.
Oculi, Neil and Scott Stephenson. Conceptualizing climate vulnerability: understanding the negotiating strategies of Small Island Developing States. Environmental Science & Policy.
Zhang, Weixing, Weidong Li, Chuanrong Zhang, and William B. Ouimet. Detecting urban horizontal and vertical growths from medium resolution imagery and their relationships with major socioeconomic factors. International Journal of Remote Sensing.
Conner Dickes, class of 2018, is a Planner/GIS Analyst at Milone & MacBroom.
Caroline Mazo, class of 2018, is a .
Tara Schwenzfeier, class of 2018, is a GIS Analyst at ForeFlight, a Boeing company.
Nick Lacafta, class of 2016, is a Technical Records Coordinator at the University of Connecticut.
Stefanie Walker, MA class of 2015, is a Senior Catastrophe Risk Consultant at Travelers Insurance.
Amy DellaGuistina, class of 2014, is an Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability Senior Associate at Amgen.
Lanham Miller, class of 2009, is a School Counselor for the Tolland Board of Education.
UConn Geography Alumni Award Recipients
2018: Richard Annitto, BA '85, Vice President, GIS and Survey Division, LiRo Group
2017: Ben Spaulding, PhD '10, Catastrophe Risk Manager, Homesite Group
2016: Patrice Carson, BA '82, Consulting Director of Community Development, Town of Bolton
2015: Tyler Kleykamp, BA '00, Chief Data Officer, Connecticut State Office of Policy and Management