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  • Environment, Politics, Culture, the World

    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.

    MapShop Hours, Spring 2017
    Joe Stoll, cartographer - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30 to 4:00 pm, 220 CH
    John Olson, GIS librarian - Tuesdays, 10:00 to 11:00, and Wednesdays, 3:00 to 4:30 pm

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    VIDEO: Geo major Maizy Ludden forages urban wild edible food for study

    Maizy Ludden ’19 BA (Geo), a scholar in the Renée Crown University Honors Program, is conducting research that is literally taking her into the field (and on her bike) to gather information about food that’s growing in unlikely places.

    Alumna Maddy Hamlin publishes piece on public housing in CityLab

    "The enduring stigma against ex-offenders makes providing them with subsidized housing a tough sell in a city where affordable housing is in short supply," says Madeleine Hamlin ’17 MPA/MA (Geog). Read her article, "In Chicago, Another Public Housing Experiment: Prisoner Reentry," on The Atlantic-affiliated site CityLab.

    Maxwell and Cornell co-host workshop on refugees in the classroom

    The International Studies Summer Institute (ISSI) is an annual professional development opportunity that gives New York State K-12 teachers content, tools, and strategies for internationalizing their curriculum.