Dr. Walsh receives $720,000 grant from NASA

December 6, 2017

The NASA Land Cover/Land Use Change (LCLUC) Program awarded the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill a three-year grant in the amount of $720,000 to examine the effects of social and ecological factors, particularly, human migration and tourism on … Continued

Geography participates 2017 UNC GIS Day event activities

November 22, 2017

2017 UNC GIS Day (Nov. 15, 2017) event had three activities: the traditional map competition, scavenger hunt, and Student-led Humanitarian Mapathon. These activities were sponsored by the following organizations at UNC-CH – UNC Library, UNC Department of Geography, and UNC … Continued

Geography Faculty Statement on Silent Sam

November 9, 2017

The Department of Geography faculty calls for the removal of Silent Sam from McCorkle Place. As geographers we challenge our students to consider the importance of cultural landscapes and built environments in reflecting and shaping our identities, social relations, and … Continued