10/18/2017
A summer in the Balkans: Impactful internships in a developing democracy
One interdisciplinary program Miami offers takes students to Pristina, Kosovo for two months during the summer. Kosovo is a developing nation in the Western Balkans that declared independence from Serbia in 2008 following a series of wars and ethnic cleansing in the late 1990s
10/16/2017
Geography's mapathon unites faculty and students to help provide aid to Puerto Rico
On Friday, September 29, the Department of Geography applied its expertise in mapping and resource management to host a special mapathon to help the victims of Hurricane Maria
10/11/2017
Prominent biologist and insightful educator Sean B. Carroll headlines 43rd annual Hefner Lecture
This year's 43rd annual Hefner Lecture, scheduled for Wednesday, October 18 at Miami's Oxford campus, will feature Sean B. Carroll, an award-winning scientist, writer, educator, and executive producer. He will give an academic seminar and a popular lecture, both free and open to the public
10/04/2017
CAS science programs reach through Ohio and beyond with Discover the Sciences
Miami has been hosting its annual Discover the Sciences event for prospective high school students and their families for roughly 10 years. This year was the event’s largest yet
09/19/2017
Students spend the summer on both sides of the Atlantic for unique "inside" looks at careers in PR, media, and advertising
During the summer of 2017, juniors Katy O'Neill (strategic communication and American studies) and Olivia Prosser (strategic communication and professional writing) participated in the Inside London and Inside New York workshops respectively to learn about potential career paths focused on the worlds of PR, media, journalism, and advertising
09/13/2017
Can you dig it? Anthropology students visit Israel to practice archaeology techniques
For 4 weeks this summer, Megan Ashbrook, Sarah Kammer, Caroline Sausser, and Rachel Strohl got to experience first-hand what it is like to be an archaeologist. Miami sent the 4 undergraduate anthropology majors to Akko, Israel, where they participated in the Tel Akko Archaeological Field School
04/20/2017
Miami University Art Museum commemorates 100th anniversary of U.S. entry into WWI
On April 6, the Miami University Art Museum marked the one-hundredth anniversary of the United States' entrance into World War I with a lecture in association with one of the three current exhibitions. The museum, free and open to the public, displayed artifacts from the period, including letters, sheet music, sound recordings, and posters
04/04/2017
Lost in translation: author Safia Elhillo addresses the refugee experience
On March 16, successful Sudanese American author and poet Safia Elhillo shared her insights and experiences as the first speaker in the Department of Global & Intercultural Studies' Spring 2017 lecture series, Refuge/Refugees
03/08/2017
Refuge/Refugee Lecture Series highlights the plight of some of the world's most vulnerable people
This spring semester the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies (GIC) is hosting a series of lectures, Refuge/Refugee, to call attention to the world's refugee crisis, overwhelmingly Syrian, which in 2016 became the largest since World War II
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    Department of Geography

    Department of Geography

    Geography at Miami prepares students to explore the forces connecting the world’s diverse peoples, places, and environments.

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    Dr. Bruce D'Arcus, Chair