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Congratulations to Dr. Jay Lennartson and Mr. James Nelson

Posted on May 6, 2024

Congratulations to Dr. Jay Lannartson for being promoted to Principal lecturer and to Mr. James Nelson for being promoted to Academic […]

GES brings home the John Fraser Hart Best Ph.D. Paper award from the 2023 SEDAAG annual meeting in Norfolk, VA

Posted on November 28, 2023

GES faculty and students attended the annual meeting of the Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers (SEDAAG) in […]

Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers election results are in – Congratulations to Dr. Selima Sultana & Dr. Sarah Praskievicz

Posted on November 14, 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Selima Sultana and Dr. Sarah Praskievicz for being elected for leadership roles in the Southeastern Division of […]

Congratulations to Avery Catherwood

Posted on November 13, 2023

Congratulations to Avery Catherwood for her publication in the prestigious journal, Environmental Research: Climate ( Avery’s work, “Increasing precipitation variability and climate-growth […]

Keith Debbage

Dr. Debbage comments on Boom Supersonic Project

Posted on February 15, 2022

A recent op-ed column by Dr. Debbage in the Greensboro News and Record discussed the stunning announcement by Boom Supersonic that it […]

Dr. Debbage comments on Toyota Megasite Project in Local Media

Posted on December 14, 2021

Dr. Debbage recently published a Guest Column in the Greensboro News and Record titled “Flying High: Many Things Going Right in Local Economy” that discussed the recent announcement that Toyota plans to build a $1.3 billion Toyota plant in northern Randolph County. 

Group of students at conference

GES brings home awards from SEDAAG annual meeting

Posted on November 30, 2021

GES faculty and students attended the annual meeting of the Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers (SEDAAG) in […]

Dr. Debbage

Dr. Debbage Gives Keynote Talk in Lithuania

Posted on October 13, 2021

Recently, Dr. Debbage was the keynote speaker at the 7th International Conference on “Innovative (Eco-) Technology, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development” […]

Dr. Praskievicz receives two major grants

Posted on June 29, 2021

Dr. Sarah Praskievicz, associate professor of geography, has recently been awarded two major research grants to support her cutting-edge work on geospatial modeling of debris in river systems in the U.S.

Dr. Roy Stine retires after more than 25 years of service to GES

Posted on May 14, 2021

He retires as associate professor of geography after a career in which he was instrumental in shaping the current array of programs as director of several internship programs, director of graduate studies, and key member of the interdisciplinary Archaeology Program.