CWUNews FeedNews Feed Celebration Video 2020, 27 Aug 2020 16:25:47<p><a href=""><img alt="" src="" style="width: 640px; height: 245px;" /></a></p> <p><a href="">View</a> the end of year celebration video for 2020.</p> Enroll in Geography Summer Courses, 01 May 2020 17:52:22<p><img alt="" src="" style="width: 800px; height: 320px;" /></p> <p><a href="">Click here to view the list of Geography courses available this summer.</a></p> Apply for Geography Scholarships, 21 Jan 2020 12:56:06<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">The deadline for applications is Feb. 1. Please read the announcement below for information about the scholarships that are available and eligibility.</span></span></span></p> <p><a href=""><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Scholarship Announcement 2020</span></span></span></a></p> </span style="font-size:11pt"></span style="line-height:107%"></span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"></span style="font-size:11pt"></span style="line-height:107%"></span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Geography Awareness Week, Nov. 12-15, 12 Nov 2019 12:49:19<p>Many events will be happening for Geography Awareness Week.</p> <ul> <li> <h3>A talk by Dr. Mike Pease titled &quot;Conduit of Tribal and Environmental Justice?&quot;, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 7:00 PM at the Methodist Church on Ruby St. Read the <a href="">article in the Daily Record</a> for more information.</h3> </li> <li> <h3>Bike Repair Lab, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 1:30-3:30 PM in Dean Hall, first floor lobby. It is free.</h3> </li> <li> <h3>Humanitarian Map-a-Thon, Wednesday, Nov 13, 5:00-7:00 PM, Dean 206 GIS Lab.</h3> </li> <li> <h3>Tools of the Trade, Geography equipment showcase, Nov. 14, 1:30-3:30 PM in Dean Hall, first floor lobby.</h3> </li> <li> <h3>Movie &quot;American Factory&quot; with lunch and refreshments, Nov. 15 1:00 to 4:00 PM in Dean 359.</h3> </li> </ul> <p><a href="/geography/sites/">Download the flyer listing all of the events.</a></p> Bike Repair Lab in Dean Hall Lobby, 12 Nov 2019 12:17:20<p>Wednesday, November 13, 1:30-3:30 PM, get your bike fixed for free at the Geography Awareness Week bike repair event in Dean Hall first floor lobby.</p> <p><a href="/geography/sites/">View flyer</a></p> Geography Department Research on Historical Fire Regimes, 10 Oct 2019 14:23:09<p>Research by Professor Megan Walsh and graduate student Kevin Haydon on histoical fire regimes in the Pacific Northwest has been published in a brief by the Northwest Fire Science Consortuim.</p> <p><a href="">NWFSC Research Brief #21 - Understanding climate and human impacts on historical fire regimes in the PNW</a></p> Professor John Bowen teaching in Myanmar on Fulbright Scholarship, 07 Oct 2019 14:39:12<p>&ldquo;The country is a frequent highlight of courses I teach&mdash;especially Geography of Asia and World Regional Geography. Being able to visit a place that I have taught a lot about is really important to me,&rdquo; Bowan says.</p> <p><a href="">Read the full article about his background and scholarship.</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Natural Resources Management Certificate, 26 Sep 2019 14:49:16<p>The Geography Department is offering a new Natural Resource Management Certificate. <a href="">Learn more</a>.</p> Guest Lecturer to Discuss Historic Washington Weather, 17 Sep 2019 12:13:56<p>Feliks Banel will discuss &quot;Storm Warning: Historic Weather in the Evergreen State&quot;, Sept. 26 at the Kittitas County Historical Museum.</p> <p>Read the <a href="">article in The Daily Record</a> for more information.</p> Take a Hike and Learn Somethings, 10 Jul 2019 17:47:30<p>Join&nbsp; The Nature Conservancy and Karl Lillquist, a physical geographer and Professor at Central Washington University, in exploring the diversity of the Central Cascades forest. Learn about wildlife, native plants and local geology along the Ewok trail, a gentle route up to the Cle Elum Ridge . These hikes will be between 5- 7 miles round trip, between 3-4 hours and gain roughly 1500 ft of elevation to take in the grandiose scenery of the nearby Stuart Range. Please bring water, hiking shoes, snacks, sunscreen, and layers.</p><p style="text-align: center;">Meet in Pioneer Park, Roslyn, WA at the southeast corner near the restrooms.</p><p style="text-align: center;">Meeting time is 9:00 AM</p></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">