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The Department of Geography & Planning Hosts a Bi-Weekly Colloquium Series. The series features presentations by geography professionals on their research. Colloquium topics include environmental, transportation, cultural, and economic geography.
The Colloquium Series
- Exposes geography students to research methodology through example
- Introduces the students to our local geospatial professionals
Illustrates the diverse career potentials a degree in spatial sciences merits
- Encouarges dialectic and discussion through a question and answer session on the presentation.
Graduate students are strongly encouraged to attend.
|Spring 2013 Colloquium Schedule|
|Feb.1||Darla Munroe||Department of Geography||The Ohio State University|
|Feb.15||Lei Ding||Department of Urban Studies & Planning||Wayne State University|
|Mar.15||Ralph McLaughlin||Urban & Regional Planning||San Jose State University|
|Mar.29||Marcia England||Department of Geography||Miami (Ohio) University|
|Apr.19||Heather Khan||Geography and Geology Department||Eastern Michigan University|
Meets at 2:30 p.m. in Synder Memorial 3066.
Spring 2013 Colloquium Schedule download
Colloquium on Mar. 29 was CANCELLED.
Colloquium on Apr. 19 was CANCELLED.
Dr. McLaughlin visited the department on Mar. 15, 2013.
His presentation topic is "The geographic and institutional factors of the U.S. housing bubble: the role of regulation, amenities, and taxation".
Dr. Ding visited the department on Feb. 15, 2013.
His presentation topic is "An Updated of The Residential Mortgage Market in The City of Detroit".
Dr. Munroe visited the department on Feb. 1, 2013.
Her presentation topic is "The Socioecological 'Transitions' of Working Forests in the 21st Century".