Adam Gallaher recently posted an Op-Ed piece in the Hartford Courant. Check it out at the link below. https://www.courant.com/opinion/op-ed/hc-op-heat-pumps-help-during-energy-rate-spikes-20221213-cck7mixqqzb7nhg5ovh5u6iwma-story.html
Congratulations to Weixuan Lyu, a second-year PhD student in Geography, who has earned a presentation award in the 2022 International Graduate Workshop on Geoinformatics (IGWG2022). Her presentation is titled Sensing Urban Foodscapes: Measuring the Perceived Food Space of Residents in Hartford, CT. Her research leverages a mixed-method approach combining a structured survey and GIS modeling […]
Congratulations to the UConn Geography GeoBowl team for winning the championship at this years NESTVAL conference. We are very proud of your geonerdiness and super happy to add another NESTVAL GeoBowl trophy to the awards case.
Geography faculty (Peter Chen, Debs Ghosh, Chris Burton, Rich Mrozinski) received a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) diversity grant. As part of the UConn CLAS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives, the funded project will support undergraduate and graduate students in Geographic Information Science by providing career development opportunities (e.g., paid research hours with […]
Professor Emeritus Thomas Cooke’s research about the effects of job licensing and community factors upon migration was recently featured in UConn Today. You can read the entry here: https://today.uconn.edu/2022/09/uconn-researcher-says-job-licensing-doesnt-keep-people-from-moving-community-plays-bigger-role
Ken Foote recently appeared on Wisconsin Public Radio discussing his research on how Americans memorialize mass tragedies in the public landscape You can listen to the interview here: https://www.wpr.org/memorializing-mass-tragedies-through-landscape
Congratulations to Sungmin Jang for successfully defending his dissertation. His dissertation title is: The Evolution of American Media Perceptions and Portrayal of Geopolitics on the Korean Peninsula
Congratulations to Ji Won Suh for successfully defending her dissertation. Her dissertation title is: Reconstructing and Identifying Historic Land Use Land Cover in Northeastern U.S.