CWUNews FeedNews Feed 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;">Monica Reece-Bruya is now employee of the year, 30 May 2019 15:41:30<p>Monica, who has been the Department of Geography’s senior secretary since 2014, has been named CWU’s Employee of the year. Once again, we are proud of Monica’s recognition and glad that her hard work and devotion to students are being honored.</p>