Michelle Daigle heading to UBC Geography

We are delighted to announce that geography PhD student Michelle Daigle has accepted a post-doc position at UBC that will subsequently transition to Assistant Professor.  Congratulations Michelle!


Globalization and You MOOC

Screen Shot 2014-06-24 at 9.08.51 AM With support from Geography grad students Stefano Bettani, Eloho Tobrise Basikoro and Will Buckingham, Matt Sparke offered a MOOC on globalization in the summer of 2014.  By the time of the last lesson, Coursera had recorded the following analytics on the course as a whole: 46,383 enrollees, from 198 different countries, 4,019 committed to complete, 7,502 committed to audit, 2,671 browsed the forums, 1,600 watched all the lectures to the end, 16,453 had actively engaged with the course, 262,303 lectures had been watched, and 4,106 forum posts had been made. https://www.coursera.org/course/globalization