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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

    SU map shop

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    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.

    Mosher study to examine pathways to geography education

    Anne Mosher has been awarded a $20,000 research grant by the National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) for her study “Minding the Gap, Tending the Bridge,” examining pathways to college and careers for students who express an interest in geography.

    Monmonier quoted in Smithsonian article on history of maps

    “No map entirely tells the truth,” says Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor of Geography. “There’s always some distortion, some point of view.” Read more in the article, "From Ptolemy to GPS, the Brief History of Maps."