The overall mission of the Department of Geography is to conduct theoretical and applied geographic research in a dynamic and responsive manner that educates and inspires students to become critical and committed citizens who contribute to solutions for our planet.
The Penn State Center for Energy Law and Policy (CELP) and the Hamer Center for Community Design in the College of Arts and Architecture’s Stuckeman School are teaming up to host a one-hour webinar at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 1 to address the substantial challenges low-income individuals in Pennsylvania face in accessing energy efficiency programs.
Linette Boisvert, sea ice scientist in NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Cryospheric Sciences Branch, will give the talk “It’s Complicated: The Complex Relationship of Cyclones on Arctic Sea Ice” at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, in 112 Walker Building.
Kaitlyn Spangler, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Geography at Penn State, will discuss issues with the diversity of crops in her talk "Beyond corn, soy and wheat? Re-imagining a diverse U.S. agricultural landscape.”