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Undergraduate student Branden Belajac gets feedback from APG member Anne Messner (B.S. '89) as other students also get advice on their resumés from alumni at the Department of Geography APG networking session held on February 9, 2013.
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Paulo Raposo received the 2013 Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) Doctoral Award.
Karl Zimmerer’s article on "The Compatibility of Agricultural Intensification in a Global Smallholder Agrobiodiversity Hotspot (Bolivia)" appears this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
February 15 Coffee Hour: The risks associated with data and the resources to mitigate exposure
Speakers: Jenn Stewart and Ed Smiley
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• 3:30 p.m. Refreshments are offered in the E. Willard Miller seminar room, 319 Walker Building
• 4:00 p.m. The lecture begins at 4:00 p.m. in the John J. Cahir Auditorium, 112 Walker Building
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Data is everywhere. It is used in our daily communications and in our research collection, analysis and distribution methods. There are various life cycles of the data, which may initially be restricted and then evolve into a more public capacity. Data often needs to be preserved for certain periods of time before it can be released and shared with others. Yet there are key personnel who may have a need to access the data in the interim from remote locations. Read more.
GEMS Diamond Award Submission deadline: February 15
Established in 2006, a lifetime membership in the Penn State Alumni Association will be awarded to a graduating student who is found to have the most well-rounded involvement and achievement in both the university and community environment during their student experience with the College.
Nomination Form [PDF]
Summer 2013 Karst Field Studies Program
The Hoffman Environmental Research Institute through its Center for Cave and Karst Studies and in cooperation with the Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning and Western Kentucky University, United States, are pleased to announce the launch of the Summer 2013 Karst Field Studies Program. For more information about the program, courses, how to register, and instructors, please visit karstfieldstudies.com.
LOCAL EVENTS AND DEADLINES
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February 12 "Close Encounters of the PSIEE Kind" The Nittany Lion Inn from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m.
RSVP to Sandy Maitland by February 7, 2013.
February 12 “BDSS IGERT Research Poster Session” 203 Pond Lab, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
February 13 ORP workshop series begins with “American Indians in the 21st century” by
John Sanchez at noon in 110 Henderson Center.
February 14 SCRiM network seminar "Informing the design of computer-based decision tools
using the Mental Models Approach" at 2:30 p.m., in 541 Deike Building.
February 15 Coffee Hour: “The risks associated with data …”
February 18 Esri interviews in Walker Buildng. For more information, to submit a resume,
or to sign-up for an interview, email the University Recruiting Team
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Annual Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium
February 22 Coffee Hour: “Living with HIV…”
February 23 CarbonEARTH Carbon Conference
February 27 Summer at Penn State Fair HUB 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
March 4–8 Spring Break
March 8 International Women’s Day
March 12 Office of Global Programs breakfast in celebration of International Women’s Day
at 8:30 a.m. The Nittany Lion Inn ballroom. Reservations.
March 15 SYWIG Day
March 16 EMEX
March 22 Department of Geogaphy Miller Lecture
March 22 Department head deadline for spring 2013 theses and dissertations
March 22–24 The Graduate Exhibition
March 23 no)Boundaries conference
March 29 EMS financial conflict of interest training for investigators
4:00 p.m. in 262 Willard Building [PDF]
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February 16 Speaking Up: A feminist practice conference at Penn State.
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March 15–16 Annual Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium (ECMSS)
at the University Park campus
March 16 Voices of Resistance: Communication and Social Justice, Communication Graduate
Conference at Penn State. For more information: email@example.com [PDF]
April 5–7 Workshop on Critical Climate Change Scholarship, University of Minnesota
April 9–13 AAG Annual Meeting
April 23–25 European Navigation Conference in Vienna
May 8 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium at Penn State
June 3–5 2013 PA GIS (Geospatial Information Systems) Conference in State College
August 15–17 Asian Urbanism and Beyond
August 25–30 International Cartographic Conference (ICC) in Dresden, Germany
October 24–26 Geographies of Labor, 35th Annual North American Labor History Conference at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
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