12/13/2018
Geography students win awards and connect with alumni in Ohio Geographical Information Systems conference
Four students from Miami's Department of Geography participated in the annual Ohio GIS (geographic information systems) Conference hosted by the Ohio Geographically Referenced Information Program in Columbus, OH from September 24–26
12/11/2018
Miami students engage in a modern virtual dialogue with Latin American youth leaders
On a cold November 14 evening in Oxford, over 50 students were packed inside a classroom in Upham Hall to listen to current perspectives from students across Latin America. The virtual roundtable with simultaneous translation was entitled, "Challenges and Changes: Voices from Today's Latin American Youth"
12/07/2018
Sustainability in Practice: Students to present their environmental service learning projects for external clients
Sustainability isn't just a subject to study in Miami's Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES) -- it derives meaning from practical application. In IES instructor Scott Johnston’s Sustainability in Practice class (IES 474), students work in teams to solve environmental issues and develop sustainable strategies for clients outside Miami
11/27/2018
Career Panel
November 12, the departments of Geography, Geology and IES held their annual Career Panel with nine alumni participating in the panel and round table conversations
11/26/2018
Urban & regional planning majors tackle real-world issues in Chicago
Every year, assistant professor of geography Damon Scott teaches GEO 493, a geography capstone in which urban & regional planning (URP) majors travel to Chicago for two separate weekends
11/20/2018
Geography, geology, and environmental science majors connect with successful alumni at career networking event
On Monday, November 12, over a hundred students gathered in Shideler Hall to participate in the third annual alumni career networking event for the Department of Geography, Department of Geology & Environmental Earth Science, and the Institute for the Environment & Sustainability (IES)
11/12/2018
Western Program announces its launch of Western Center for Social Impact and Innovation in fall 2019
On Saturday, October 27, Western College Program alumni, faculty, and current students all gathered for a special announcement: the launch of the new Western Center for Social Impact and Innovation, which in fall 2019 will introduce new programming to promote inquiry and action in addressing problems at the intersections of science and social impact
11/06/2018
How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Hefner Museum presents its annual lecture Nov 15
For its annual popular lecture, the Hefner Museum of Natural History showcases "How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution." Lee Dugatkin, professor of biology and university scholar at The University of Louisville, will share his adventures documenting these fascinating experiments
11/01/2018
Anthropologist Jason De León describes the plight of migrants in the "Land of Open Graves" at the U.S.-Mexican border
Jason De León came to Miami on Oct. 18 to deliver the 2018 Faber Scholar Lecture in honor of International Archaeology Day, presented by the Department of Anthropology and University Honors Program
  • Department of Geography
    Department of Geography

    Department of Geography

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

    118B  Shideler Hall
    250 S. Patterson Ave.
    Oxford, OH 45056
    513-529-5010
    513-529-1948 (fax)
    geography@MiamiOH.edu

    Dr. Bruce D'Arcus, Chair