Departmental News

2017–2018 Academic Year

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GIS Master's Program Ranked

The Geography and Geology Department is proud to announce the recent ranking of our GIS Master's Program as among the top GIS/Geo-informatics programs in the world by Vinithra Rajendran at Geoawesomeness. Check out the article highlighting these top programs for Master's degrees in GIS, Geo-informatics and related programs.


HP Program alumna to head Packard Plant renovation

Kari Smith (MS, 2011) is featured in this link from the Monroe News about her groundbreaking work on the rehabilitation of the famous Packard Plant in Detroit. It is a fascinating story about the power of historic preservation and adaptive reuse.


Save the Date—G&G To Host East Lakes Regional AAG Meeting

2017 Annual Meeting of
The East Lakes Divisions 
of American Association of Geographers
12-13 October, 2017

Hosted by EMU's Department of Geography and Geology

More information will be available over the next year as we plan to host geoscientists and geographers from around Michigan, Ohio, and surrounding region.

Questions?  Email Department Head Richard Sambrook