Category: Department News | Geography, Environment, and Sustainability

Department News

James Blount headed to University of Delaware’s Climatology Ph.D. program

Posted on August 25, 2020

James Blount, a 2019 graduate from GES, has been accepted to Delaware’s prestigious climatology Ph.D. program. As the first in […]


GES extends Graduate Application Deadlines to June 15, 2020

Posted on April 3, 2020

The Department of Geography, Environment, and Sustainability (GES) at University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNC Greensboro) has extended graduate applications […]


Dr. Selima

Dr. Selima Sultana elected Regional Councillor for the Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers.

Posted on March 11, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Selima Sultana for her election as Regional Councillor for the AAG. As Councillor for the Southeastern Division […]


Keith Debbage

Dr. Keith Debbage Receives the 2020 AAG – Kauffman Foundation Award for Best Paper in Geography and Entrepreneurship

Posted on March 5, 2020

The purpose of this Award Program is to identify innovative research in business geography that is relevant to questions related to entrepreneurs and their firms, as well as to practitioners and policymakers.


Mrs. Lois Carney to Retire as Administrative Secretary for GES

Posted on December 19, 2019

After fifteen years of dutiful service to UNCG and GES, Mrs. Carney will be retiring at the end of this […]


Dr. Keith Debbage is the recipient of the 2020 AAG Media Achievement Award

Posted on December 11, 2019

Dr. Keith Debbage is the recipient of the 2020 AAG Media Achievement Award in recognition of his 30-year career as […]


Dr. Selima Sultana receives the 2019 Research Honors Award for the Southeast Region

Posted on December 11, 2019

At SEDAAG last week, Dr, Sultana was awarded the 2019 Research Honors Award for the Southeast Region from the Southeastern […]


Dr. Keith Debbage’s Carbon Emissions Research Featured in Forbes Magazine

Posted on December 3, 2019

A recent co-authored publication by Dr. Debbage on airline carbon emissions published in the Annals of Tourism Research has just […]


UNCG Students Capture North Carolina Geography Bowl Championship

Posted on November 18, 2019

At the November 1st World Geography Bowl competition, hosted by GES, the home team edged out Appalachian State to bring […]


Tyler Mitchell and Thomas Patterson (2017) publishes in the journal Environmental Research Communications

Posted on October 29, 2019

Congratulations to PhD student Tyler Mitchell and 2017 alumnus Thomas Patterson for their publication in the journal, Environmental Research Communications.  […]