UNI Graduates Find Success

The UNI 2013 Graduate Report indicates a 100 percent success rate for undergraduates and graduates majored in Geographic Information Science based on...

Dr. Petrov receives $750,000 NSF grant for Arctic research

Dr. Andrey Petrov received a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for arctic research.  Titled "Arctic-FROST: Arctic Frontiers of Sustainability: Resources, Societies, Environments and Development in the Changing North", this project...

Newly restructured BA degree program now open

The newly restructured BA in Geography is now enrolling.  The BA includes concentrations that include "Planning and Development", "Environmental Systems and Sustainability", and "Globalization and Regional Geography".  Please click...

Philip Cavin travels to Arctic for research project

UNI Geography graduate student Philip Cavin recently traveled to the Canadian Arctic for a research project that is part of Dr. Andrey Petrov's ARCSES Lab.  The project is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada and focuses...

Three UNI Geography students earn NASA-ISGC Scholarships/Fellowships

Three UNI Geography students earned Iowa Space Grant Consortium (NASA ISGC) Fellowships  or Scholarships for 2012-2013.  Focusing on employing High-Altitude Ballooning for enhancing STEM learning, Kara Poppe (undergraduate) and Brian Swedberg (...

UNI Geography hosts NSF REU

This summer the UNI Department of Geography is hosting the Interdisciplinary Research Experience in Hyperspectral Imaging (IDREHSI) program.  Funded by the National Science Foundation, this REU Site focuses on introducing young scientists to a highly...

UNI Geography degree changes

Please view the .pdf below for a letter from Dr. Patrick Pease (UNI Geography Department Head) regarding information about changes in Geography degrees.

Letter to...

IA Space Grant Consortium Scholarships/Internships

Students are invited to apply for the Iowa Space Grant Consortium Summer Internship (deadline March 30) and the 2012-2013 Iowa Space Grant Consortium scholarship (deadline April 26).  More information can be found at...

UNI Geography establishes internship with Aerial Services, Inc.

UNI Geography and Aerial Services, Inc. have formalized a paid, credit-applicable internship for geography students.  The deadline for applications for the Summer 2012 internship set at April 20.  Please...

UNI Geography graduate student earns NSF travel grant

Philip Cavin received $1,000 award from the NSF Office of Polar Programs (administered by the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks) to travel and present at the International Polar Year Conference in Montreal, Canada...

Susan Meerdink earns AAG grant

Undergraduate student Susan Meerdink has earned the AAG's highly  competetive "International Geographic Information Fund Student Travel Grant" for her upcoming presentation at the AAG Annual Meeting in New York City.  Ms. Meerdink's research is "...

James Crawford wins AAG West Lakes award

Graduate student James Crawford won the 2011 AAG West Lakes' "Award for Best Poster" for his poster entitled "Application of LiDAR Technology to Identify a Proglacial Lake".  James Crawford's poster is part of his graduate project (graduate advisor:...

Dr. Dahms participates in Field School in Switzerland

Dr. Dennis Dahms is collaborating with personnel in the Geography Department at the University of Zürich (Switzerland) to compare ‘Late glacial’ deposits of the eastern Swiss Alps and the Rocky Mountains of Wyoming.  The information they develop may...

Geography Club field trip to the EROS Data Center

The UNI Geography Club visited the EROS Data Center near Sioux Falls, SD.  Guided by Jennifer Rover (UNI Geography alumnus and EROS Geographer), six undergraduate students toured the extraordinary USGS satellite uplink/downlink facility, data archive...