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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.

Congratulations to 2020-2021 GES Student Award Recipients!

Posted on May 5, 2021

We are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s student awards. Congratulations to all of these high-achieving undergraduate and […]

Selima Sultana

Dr. Selima Sultana Receives the AAG TGSG 2021 Edward L. Ullman Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Transport Geography

Posted on March 31, 2021

This is the most prestigious international award in transportation geography offered by the AAG TGSG since 1990.

Wenliang Li

Dr. Will Li receives AAG research grant for his work on building energy use

Posted on March 3, 2021

Dr. Wenliang “Will” Li is one of six recipients of the American Association of Geographers 2021 Research Grants. This award […]

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.