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Tom EvansTom Evans (Principal Investigator - IU Geography), Co-PI Beth Plale (IU-Informatics) and Co-PI Shahzeen Attari (IU-SPEA) received funding for a new NSF funded project titled "Impacts of Agricultural Decision Making and Adaptive Management on Food Securityā€¯. This is a $3.6 million project ($1.8 million at IU) in collaboration with colleagues at Princeton University (Dr. Kelly Caylor, Dr. Justin Sheffield and Dr. Lyndon Estes - Dept. Civil and Environmental Engineering) with work focused on farmers in Kenya and Zambia. It builds on prior collaborative work by Evans and Caylor in Kenya and Zambia addressing smallholder farming, water governance and adaptation to climate variability.
Majed Akhter Darren L. Ficklin Majed Akhter and Darren Ficklin awarded Sustainability Course Development Fellowships. Full Story »
Tom EvansTom Evans receives Innovating International Research, Teaching and Collaboration awards from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. More »
MMSF Flux TowerIU's data-gathering tower in Morgan-Monroe State Forest earns future funding. More »
Justin MaxwellResearch examines importance of 'drought-busting' tropical cyclones. More »
Majed AkhterGeography welcomes new faculty member Majed Akhter to the department.
Darren L. FicklinWe are pleased to welcome Darren Ficklin to the department as an Assistant Professor.
Tom EvansTom Evans receives Sustainability Course Development Fellowship. More »
Rinku Roy ChowdhuryRinku Roy Chowdhury receives Outstanding Junior Faculty award to study loss of coastal mangrove forests. More »
Fields and Streams Rebecca Lave examines the science and practice of stream restoration in her new book. More »
Justin MaxwellGeography welcomes new faculty member Justin Maxwell to the department.
Scott Robeson Scott Robeson coauthors opinion piece on extreme weather and climate change. More »
Tom EvansTom Evans and colleagues to study changing water availability and capacity for adaption. More »
Rinku Roy ChowdhuryRinku Roy Chowdhury to study mangrove forests in the Americas. More »
Dan Knudsen Dan Knudsen named Henry H. H. Remak Professor of West European Studies. More »
aerial map of BloomingtonTom Evans and colleagues studying changes in Bloomington's urban forest. More »
student Building Ph.D. student Julia Ferguson receives first award from John Odland Graduate Research Fund. More »

Prof. Bill Black Scientist at Work: Professor Bill Black discusses his seminal work Sustainable Transportation: Problems and Solutions. More »

College Logo Congratulations to Graduate students who have received fellowships. More »

map of Bangladesh Professors Rahman and Roy Chowdhury receive NASA grant to study mangrove forests in Bangladesh.
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Faculty, staff, and graduate students from Geography recently staffed an exhibit at the HASTI convention in Indianapolis. More »

Professors Evans and Robeson receive funding from NSF for study of spatial resilience in Zambia. More »

Rinku Roy ChowdhuryRinku Roy Chowdhury's article in PNAS identifies diversity of economic strategies among Yucatan farmers. More »

Emilio MoranGeography adjunct faculty member Emilio Moran elected to National Academy of Sciences. More »

Student BuildingGeography faculty lead two of the four Multidisciplinary Ventures and Seminars Fund projects. More »

MSB IIExpansion to Geography North: Multidisciplinary Science Building II (MSB-II).   More »

Rebecca LaveAndrew W. Mellon Foundation awards prestigious Sawyer Seminar to Rebecca Lave and collaborators. More »

John OdlandWe are mourning the loss of our colleague, mentor, and friend John Odland who died unexpectedly on Monday September 14 at Bloomington Hospital.   Brief Biography »

Dan KnudsenFor outstanding contributions to the field and discipline of Recreation, Tourism and Sport (RTS) Geography, the Association of American Geographers has awarded Dan Knudsen the Roy Wolfe Award.

He also received the Ryan Award for exceptional contributions to international programs and studies.

Tom EvansTom Evans is featured in a special issue of Research and Creative Activity on Sustainability: The Shape of Forests.

He also spoke on the history of deforestation and reforestation in south-central Indiana on Dec. 4 at Borders Books & Music in Bloomington. 

Rebecca LaveRinku Roy ChowdhurySeptember, 2008: We are pleased to welcome Rebecca Lave and Rinku Roy Chowdhury to the faculty of the department.  Rebecca and Rinku both contribute to the department’s strengths in human-environment interactions.  In addition, Rinku will bolster our GIScience program while Rebecca adds new dimensions to our human geography program.