CWUNews FeedNews Feedhttps://www.cwu.edu/geography/newsen-usGeography Awareness Week, Nov. 12-15https://www.cwu.edu/geography/node/2718Tue, 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="https://www.dailyrecordnews.com/inbrief/cwu-professor-to-give-talk-on-salmon-habitat-renovations-in/article_a3a242f0-005a-5ef4-9adb-58894215c079.html">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/cts.cwu.edu.geography/files/documents/GEOG%20Week%202019%20pdf.pdf">Download the flyer listing all of the events.</a></p> Bike Repair Lab in Dean Hall Lobbyhttps://www.cwu.edu/geography/node/2717Tue, 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/cts.cwu.edu.geography/files/documents/GEOG%20Week%20Bike%20Repair%20event%2011-13-19.pdf">View flyer</a></p> Geography Department Research on Historical Fire Regimeshttps://www.cwu.edu/geography/node/2716Thu, 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="http://www.nwfirescience.org/biblio/nwfsc-research-brief-21-understanding-climate-and-human-impacts-historical-fire-regimes-pnw">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 Scholarshiphttps://www.cwu.edu/geography/node/2715Mon, 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="http://www.cwu.edu/through-fulbright-cwu%E2%80%99s-first-exchange-professor-headed-myanmar">Read the full article about his background and scholarship.</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Natural Resources Management Certificatehttps://www.cwu.edu/geography/node/2713Thu, 26 Sep 2019 14:49:16<p>The Geography Department is offering a new Natural Resource Management Certificate. <a href="https://www.arcgis.com/apps/Cascade/index.html?appid=8fe524013d1a4d3391287abd28b7a767">Learn more</a>.</p> Guest Lecturer to Discuss Historic Washington Weatherhttps://www.cwu.edu/geography/node/2712Tue, 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="https://www.dailyrecordnews.com/news/guest-lecturer-to-discuss-historic-washington-weather/article_42d7463a-330f-5fe1-994d-9d80e946bfbe.html">article in The Daily Record</a> for more information.</p> Take a Hike and Learn Somethingshttps://www.cwu.edu/geography/node/2711Wed, 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 yearhttps://www.cwu.edu/geography/node/2710Thu, 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>Faculty and Student GIS Career Trend Research Is Published in Directions Magazine https://www.cwu.edu/geography/node/2709Thu, 23 May 2019 17:33:53<p class="title">Follow the link below to read the article:</p><h2 class="title"><a href="https://www.directionsmag.com/article/8795">GIS Jobs: Current Industry Expectations</a></h2><p>by Sarah Hibdon, Robert Hickey, Jamie Cannon</p></p class="title"></h2 class="title">Monica Reece-Bruya is employee of monthhttps://www.cwu.edu/geography/node/2708Mon, 06 May 2019 15:42:25<p>Monica, who has been the Department of Geography’s senior secretary since 2014, has been named CWU’s Employee of the Month of April. We are proud of Monica’s recognition and glad that her hard work and devotion to students are being honored.</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cwu.edu/geography/sites/cts.cwu.edu.geography/files/images/MonicaConratsBalloon.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 375px;"></p></p style="text-align: center;">