GES 50th Anniversary

Fun Events for Fifty Years!

In 2023 the GES Department is celebrating 50 years of excellence in providing educational opportunities in geography and environmental systems! To help us mark the occasion, check out our...

Posted: April 27, 2023, 7:57 PM

Mr. Ron Wilson - Faculty Announcement

New Assistant Graduate Program Director of GIS Program

Congratulations Mr. Ron Wilson, who moved from the position of Senior Lecturer to the position of Assistant Graduate Program Director within the GIS Program! Mr. Wilson will continue to teach GIS...

Posted: April 26, 2023, 9:48 PM

Video of Dr. Bryan Dewsbury's Keynote & Digital Posters

The Seventh Annual Provost's Teaching & Learning Symposium

Dear Colleagues (please share widely), If you were unable to attend the Seventh Annual Provost's Teaching and Learning Symposium on April 21st, we invite you to view the recording and slides from...

Posted: April 26, 2023, 10:41 AM

Ms. Nancy McAllister - Faculty Announcement

Visiting Lecturer

Welcome Ms. Nancy McAllister, who joined our GES faculty earlier this semester as a visiting lecturer!  Ms. McAllister joins us from the North American Bird Banding Lab where she worked as a...

Posted: April 25, 2023, 11:57 AM

Congratulations Chris Blume! Successful Thesis Defense

Bats as Biomonitors in Baltimore

We invite you to join us in celebrating Chris Blume, who successfully defended his master's thesis on "Chiroptera [Bat] Species as Biomonitors of Heavy Metal Distribution in Baltimore City"...

Posted: April 24, 2023, 6:00 PM

GES Council of Major Board Elections

Sign up by May 1 to Run!

The GES Council of Majors is holding elections for officers! Sign up by May 1st to run via this link.

Posted: April 24, 2023, 12:30 PM

Seminar and Chat: Dr. Panagopoulos on Climate Change

Nature-Based Solutions

On Tues., Apr. 25, Dr. Thomas Panagopoulos (Universidade do Algarve in Portugal) will join GES on UMBC's campus to engage in a 2-part event. 2-3 PM: Chat with Graduate Students - Sondheim 210...

Posted: April 24, 2023, 11:42 AM

Upcoming Department Seminars

Apr 25, Apr 26, May 3

The GES Department cordially invites you to our next seminars of the Spring 2023 semester. Tues., Apr. 25, 4 PM Dr. Thomas Panagopoulos (Universidade do Algarve in Portugal) will speak on...

Posted: April 24, 2023, 9:31 AM

Dr. Charles Ichoku - Faculty Announcement

Professor and GESTAR Center II Director

Welcome Dr. Charles Ichoku, who joined our GES faculty this semester as a professor and as the new director of the UMBC-led Goddard Earth Science Technology and Research (GESTAR) Center II! ...

Posted: April 20, 2023, 10:08 AM

Earth Week: Friday Events

Earth Day Symposium and Memorandum of Understanding Signing

This Friday, April 21st, UMBC's Earth Week activities culminate in the Seventh Annual UMBC Earth Day Symposium as well as the Memorandum of Understanding Ceremonial Signing. Both include multiple...

Posted: April 19, 2023, 11:25 AM