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Nichole Bignall receives high honor from the AAG

Posted on February 19, 2021

Nichole Bignall, a 4th year Ph.D. student in GES working with Dr. Keith Debbage, has been selected to receive the 2021 AAG-Kauffman Award for Best Student Paper in Geography & Entrepreneurship.


Congrats Class of 2020

Congratulations, Graduates! A message from Dr. Corey Johnson, Department Head

Posted on December 11, 2020

On behalf of the faculty, staff, and students of the Department of Geography, Environment, and Sustainability, I write to convey heartfelt congratulations on reaching the milestone of completing your degree. Well done and well deserved!


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 […]