Department of Geography News

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 4:49pm
Kent State University Geography Professor Andrew Curtis and his doctoral student Laura Schuch, in the College of Arts and Sciences, have developed mapping approaches that can help predict neighborhood lead exposure in children which continues to be a health concern in older neigh...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 11:16am
Kent State University recently received a $330,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to use historical satellite imagery and archival research to study landscapes of mass violence in Cambodia during and after the regime of the Khmer Rouge from 1975 to 1979.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 3:31pm
How well does Twitter represent public perceptions and behavior in a public health crisis? 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 9:21am
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Kent State University a $300,000 grant for three College of Arts and Sciences faculty members to study how human dynamics across social media and social networks can be modeled. The grant is part of a $999,887 collaboration with S...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 12:47am
An internationally recognized social geographer, a metadata expert and a leading researcher in the science of liquid crystals and nanomaterials received Kent State University’s 2014 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards at a ceremony and reception yesterday on the Kent Camp...
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 12:47am
The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce Research Incentive awards for Academic Year 2013-2014. Humanities Collaborative Research Incentive Awards:
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Laura Schuch, Vanessa Marshall & Lorriane Odhiambo were recognized for their outstanding Doctoral-level poster presentation entitled "The Use of Geospatial Video to Code Parcels for Predicting Risk of Exposure from Environmental Lead" at the 28th Annual KSU Graduate Research...
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 12:00am
Spencer Baker received the 2013 Centennial Scholarship Award at the Department of Geography's Centennial Student Awards & Scholarship Celebration.  The scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who encapsulates the spirit of the Department of Geography.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 12:00am
On Wednesday, March 13, Dr. Andrew Curtis will present to the College of Public Health as part of their Spring 2013 Public Health Speaker Series.  His talk will focus on the applications and utilization of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Public Health research.  The prese...
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 12:00am
On April 5th, 1913, David Olson, was hired as one of the first faculty members at Kent State University. In Fall 1913 he went on to be the founding Chair of the Department of Geography.  This Fall, we therefore proudly turn 100. The upcoming year will be marked by celebration, r...