In a momentous occasion, the American Association of Geographers (AAG) has unveiled the distinguished individuals recognized for their outstanding contributions to the field. Among the esteemed honorees are Danielle Purifoy, named as one of the 2024 AAG Fellows, and Elizabeth … Read more
Author Archives: Jun Liang
The department of Geography and Environment at UNC Chapel Hill seeks two teaching assistant professors.
Annie Elledge, a fourth year PhD student, was awarded a Mini Research Grant from the Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers. The grant will support her dissertation research on the weight-inclusive wellness industry in North Carolina’s Research Triangle.
In a remarkable display of talent and innovation, geography students from the geography took center stage at the 2023 University GIS Day map competition, showcasing their prowess in geographic information systems (GIS) and cartography. The event, held on November 15, … Read more
Raleigh, NC on Nov 7, 2023 – The Geography Department at UNC Chapel Hill is delighted to announce the showcase of recently published books by our esteemed faculty at the City GIS Day event, held on this Tuesday at Raleigh … Read more
Borders and boundaries
Colloquium (9/15): “Running from the Hills” by Frances O’Morchoe
Dr. Purifoy and the Center for the American South hosted a launch party to celebrate the Black Geographies issue of the journal Southern Cultures, which Dr. Purifoy guest edited. In the special issue, authors roller skate to claim space and … Read more
Dr. Riveros-Iregui and the UNC Carbonshed Lab have received a new grant from the National Science Foundation’s Frontier Research in Earth Sciences (FRES) Program, titled “From Peaks To Slopes To Communities, Tropical Glacierized Volcanoes As Sentinels of Global Change: Integrated … Read more
Dr. Clark Gray’s research on climate change and migration is featured in Endeavors.