Geography News and Events

News and Events - Fall 2013

Faculty Spotlight: Dist. Prof. Mark Schwartz

Prof. Mark Schwartz gave a keynote speech at the 2nd International Symposium on Climate, Food and Water, which was held 3-9 November 2013 in Jeju, Republic of Korea. His talk was entitled “Seasons of Change: Plant Phenology as Indicator of Atmosphere-Biosphere Interactions.”

New Department Chair takes office

Prof. Changshan Wu took office as new Chair of the Department of Geography in August 2013.

Faculty Spotlight: Prof. Woonsup Choi

A co-authored article that examined deforestation in North Korea has been published.

Faculty Spotlight: Dist. Prof. Mark Schwartz

The 2nd edition of Phenology: An Integrative Environmental Science, edited by Professor Schwartz, has now been published.

Alumni spotlight: Greg Rybarczyk (Ph.D., 2010)

Dr. Rybarczyk played a leading role in establishing the Geographic Information Center at the University of Michigan-Flint. For details, visit UM-Flint GIS Center news.

Geography Department Research Featured

UWM geography student John Schneider is featured in the most recent Urban Ecology Center Newsletter!

The second study mentioned in this article, on page 10, is led by Kirsten Beyer, Medical College of Wisconsin faculty member and an adjunct in our department.)

Geography Department moves back to Bolton Hall

All Geography Department and the GIS Center offices return to the 4th floor of Bolton Hall in late May as the building renovation is completed.

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