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Archive for 2013

Geography Awareness Week – The New Age of Exploration

November 18th, 2013

Check out our Film Schedule for Geography Awareness Week 2013!

Geography of Mars Talk

November 15th, 2013

MarsGAW13flyer fall 13

Geography of Coffee

November 15th, 2013

Free Coffee Tasting and tour of coffee around the world!

Geography Awareness Week Events

November 15th, 2013


Coming in mid-November!!!
Monday 11-18 through Friday 11-22

Congratulations to Ryan Goode!


Congratulations to Ryan Goode (MA in Geography CSULB), currently a Ph.D. candidate at UCSB/SDSU, who received The Interdisciplinary Studies of Youth and Space (ISYS) Social Geography Award.

Graduate Student Research Assistantships

October 31st, 2013

Savanna Fire in Mali

Savanna Fire in Mali
The Department of Geography at California State University has two Graduate Student Research Assistantships available for an NSF funded research project on fire and vegetation cover change in Mali, Africa. The research will be conducted as part of the students MA thesis project.
Interested students should contact Professor Paul Laris at for […]

Cambodian Genocide

October 9th, 2013

The Departments of Geography and Anthropology are pleased to host the following guest lecture: “Mapping Phnom Penh during the Cambodian Genocide” by the award-winning scholar (and CSULB alum!), Dr. James Tyner of Kent State University.   Professor of Geography at Kent State University, an political geography, James Tyner’s research centers on war, violence, genocide, particularly in […]

Street Fight: The Politics of Mobility in San Francisco

October 3rd, 2013

street fight

“Street Fight: The Politics of Mobility in San Francisco”
A lecture by bicycling activist and author Dr. Jason Henderson,
Assoc. Prof. of Geography, San Francisco State University
When: Monday, October 7th (5:00-6:15pm)
Where: PH1-219, CSULB

Summer Advising to Aug 23

July 23rd, 2013

[ June 3, 2013 to August 23, 2013. ] Summer Undergraduate & Urban Studies Certificate Advising Hours are by Appointment:

Monday              11:00-5:00pm

Tuesday              9:00-12:00pm

Wednesday        11:00-5:00pm

Thursday             9:00-12:00pm

Friday                 11:00-5:00pm

Please make your appointment by emailing:

Graduate Advising
Dr. Deborah Thien, 562-985-7072, email

Summer 2013, please contact the advisor by email at

Geographic Information Science Certificate Advising
Dr. Hyowon Ban, 562-985-7808, email

Summer 2013, please contact the advisor by email at

GRAM (Geospatial Research & Mapping) in Hawaii

June 13th, 2013

Our NSF-funded REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) – Geospatial Research and Mapping (GRAM) has begun GRAM@BEACH. We will be conducting an intense four-week field program with these fantastic students who have traveled here from various parts of the US. This week we are working and training on campus.  We are on location in Oahu for three weeks […]