Caretta receives national geography award
Congratulations to Martina Angela Caretta, assistant professor of geography and recipient
of the American Association of Geographers' 2020 Glenda Laws Award. The annual
award recognizes outstanding research contributions to social justice issues.
West Virginia University geographers are linking the political and human rights
issues at borders today to the legacies of foreign and domestic policy across
the globe since World War I.
WV Log Cabins Have a Story to Tell
- 03122020Community-Based Participatory Research in Postconflict Northern Uganda
- 03112020'Sewing Hope' Film Screening and Discussion
- 03112020Using Photovoice for Community-Based Research and Action
- 031020The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
- 031020 Native Children and Families: Knowledge, Practice and Policy
- 031020Social Justice and Prison Reform
- 031020The Importance of Educating Women and Girls
- 03092020I Believe in Who I Am
- 022620'Nostalgia for the Light' film screening
- 022420Mountaineers Are Always Free book launch
- 021820Cosmic Flashes in the Radio Sky
- 021320Moral Vulnerability in a Time of Political Crisis
Nolan wins 2020 ASPRS Award
Lee Ann Nolan won the 2020 Paul R. Wolf Memorial Scholarship from the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS).
The purpose of the Award is to “encourage and commend college students who display exceptional interest, desire, ability, and aptitude to enter the profession of teaching Surveying, Mapping, or Photogrammetry.” The award will be presented at the ASPRS 2020 Annual Conference and International Lidar Mapping Forum on 25 March, in Washington, DC.Read about GeoWeek 2020.
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Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Selected students are awarded a $3,500 stipend for eight weeks of mentored research. An additional $2,000 is available for travel to a professional conference or for supplies.
Live WVU Weather Station
The Brooks Hall weather station obtains real-time meteorological data for teaching and research in physical geography, and it presents current weather conditions on campus. It was the first weather station bought with NSF funding.