Geography examines social and environmental processes, with a particular focus on space and place, critical theory, practical application, analysis and intervention. For more than 80 years, the Department of Geography at Syracuse University has been a leader in geographic research and teaching.
from the SU Geography Department!
September is here,
and our departmental is back in full swing. Our new graduate students are here.
Classes are underway, and we’re looking forward to a great semester. The office
is bustling, and it’s great to catch up with everyone after the summer break.
This month, our
department will host a multi-university nature-society workshop spearheaded by
Be sure to check back for more information on this event. It looks very
We are also in the
process of creating a fabulous line-up of former graduate and undergraduate
students who will return to campus and share with our current geography majors
and minors at our annual Career Night. I can’t wait to hear what they have to
share with our students.
majors and minors will soon participate in their yearly Fall Hike. We’ll post pictures
from the hike on our website. We have a lot of others events for undergraduates
this year, so keep an eye out for updates.
If you’re a
prospective graduate student, check out information about our program under “Graduate Studies.” Application deadlines will be here
before you know, and we look forward to seeing your application.
If you’re a
prospective undergraduate student, check out our “Undergraduate
Studies” page, or email our Undergraduate Director, Prof. Jane Read.
She will be happy to talk to you about our major and minors.
Our department is
now on Twitter. Follow us at @SUGeographer.
We’re just getting our account started, but watch for tweets about our
department’s activities on it. Or, tweet us about what you’re doing!
Chair, Department of Geography
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