Globalization and You MOOC launched

With support from Geography grad students Stefano Bettani, Eloho Tobrise Basikoro and Will Buckingham, Matt Sparke’s UW MOOC on globalization has started this week on Coursera with 38,300 enrollees from all over the world.


Craig ZumBrunnen Retiring


Craig ZB’s last teaching day at the UW


After 37 years at the UW, Professor Craig ZumBrunnen is retiring at the end of Spring, 2014. Craig has taught classes in Physical Geography, the Soviet Union, post-Soviet Russia, environmental management and resource analysis. A few of his reflections on the beginning and Click to Read More

Professor Emeritus Dick Morrill Honored at Upcoming UW Awards of Excellence Ceremony

Please join us in congratulating Professor Emeritus Dick Morrill, who will be receiving the 2014 UW-UWRA Distinguished Retiree Excellence in Community Service Award at this year’s UW Awards of Excellence Ceremony. He was nominated for the award by Michael Brown, JW Harrington, Larry Knopp, and Lucy Jarosz. This award honors a UW retiree Click to Read More

Learn More About the Geography Honors Experience from Current Students!

Are you a Geography Major and interested in the Departmental Honors Program? If so, tomorrow is your opportunity to ask fellow classmates more about the Honors experience! Just drop by Mary Gates Hall (Commons West) tomorrow afternoon from 2:30-4:00 to see the research conducted by Kevin, Richard, and Breanna, three of our current honor Click to Read More