PHOTO OF THE WEEK
A salt marsh protected behind the barrier beaches of New Jersey (taken from a commercial flight). Photo provided by Rob Brooks.
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- Stephen A. Matthews was promoted to professor of sociology, anthropology & demography.
- Eun-Kyeong Kim passed her doctoral comprehensive exams.
- Mark Coletti earned his Ph.D.
Brewer named head of the Department of Geography
Cynthia A. Brewer, professor of geography and director of the Peter R. Gould Center for Geography Education and Outreach, has been appointed as head of the Department of Geography effective July 1, 2014. She succeeds Karl Zimmerer, who will remain an active member of the faculty after serving as department head for seven years.
The Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division of the National Park Service is seeking recent graduates for an Interdisciplinary Modeling Specialist, through the Pathways Recent Graduate program. To learn more about the position, or to apply, go to: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/370942200. Applications will be accepted through 11:59 PM (EST) on June 6, 2014. For more information on the Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division, please go to: http://www.nature.nps.gov/sound_night/
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June 5 Graduate Student Council Blood Drive
July 9–13 The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts
August 18–22 Department of Geography new graduate student orientation
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June 6–7 Education and Civil Rights interdisciplinary conference hosted by the
College of Education
June 15–21 Fifth Jubilee International Conference on Cartography & GIS, Riviera, Bulgaria.
June 18–20 Moving Mountains: Studies in Place, Society and Cultural Representation,
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June 24 PRI Graduate Student Methods Workshop at The Nittany Lion Inn
Systems (IICPS 2014) in San Francisco, California, USA
August 19–21 Jointly held 10th International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC 2014)
and 11th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery
(FSKD 2014) in Xiamen, China.
September 13 The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University
October 9–11 PAS:APAL Annual Meeting in Oklahoma City
2015April 21–25 AAG Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois
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