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2018 Awards Ceremony

The Department of Geography Awards Reception was on February 7, 2019. It was great to recognize our top students and to strengthen the bonds among our undergraduates, graduates and alumni.                

Geography Alumni Network Lecture - Killing the Border Life/La Vida Fronteriza: Trump's Wall

Professor Melissa W. Wright, Pennsylvania State University Thursday, March 14th, 2019, 5:30pm-7pm Kaneff Tower, Room 519 The looming of Donald Trump’s plan to build a “big” and “beautiful” border wall represents an alarming threat for social and environmental well-being across the Mexico-US borderlands.  In this talk, Melissa W. Wright will discuss how the border wall, […]

Jennifer Korosi was awarded the Julian M. Szeicz Award for Early Career Achievement by the Canadian Association of Geographers

In recognition of her expertise in the fields of limnology, paleolimnology and biogeochemistry, and her research in ecosystem change. The Julian M. Szeicz Award honours the memory and achievement of Dr. Julian M. Szeicz (1965-1998). The award is presented annually by the Canadian Association of Geographers in recognition of research achievement and career potential by […]

Professor Emeritus Bryn Greer-Wootten receives prestigious honour

August 29, 2018 YFile Bryn Greer-Wootten, York University professor emeritus and associate director of the Institute for Social Research, has been recognized for his work with the Institute of Geonics by the Czech Academy of Sciences. Greer-Wootten was presented with the prestigious Karel Engliš Honorary Medal for Merit in the Social and Economic Sciences on […]

Developing Philippine Curriculum Content for Schools

  Geography Professor Philip Kelly's transformative research creates a path to a Filipino-Canadian curriculum in Ontario classrooms.  News of this initiative developed in partnership by York University and the Toronto Catholic District School Board, can also be heard at CBC's Metro Morning.                 Front row, from left, Professor […]