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Geography’s Tom Frazier Featured in Inside CSULB

November 4th, 2014

Geography lecturer Tom Frazier was recently featured in “Inside CSULB” because of his contributions to the University Art Museum’s latest exhibit “Barbara Klemm. Light and Dark. Photographs from Germany” which runs until December 14th. Tom was generous enough to loan the Museum the pieces of the Berlin Wall that he collected when he was […]

GIS speaker – David DiBiase visiting campus on 10/21

October 17th, 2014

David DiBiase, the Director of Education at ESRI (, will be visiting the department on Tuesday, October 21st. He will give a presentation between 10am-11am in the Anatol Center. He will speak about employment opportunities in geospatial industries as well as address how ESRI supports higher education.

“The Science Of Samba” at Inside CSULB

October 9th, 2014

A recent experiment to better understand Samba dance using GIScience by Hyowon Ban (geography, CSULB) and Hossein Chavoshi (geography, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium). Please follow the link below for the details!

Call For Maps: Scholarship Competition @California Map Society Meeting

October 9th, 2014

Download the Application Form here              Download the Flyer here

Peace Corps Director to Visit CSULB and Sign Agreement for Geography Masters Program Partnership

September 3rd, 2014

Peace Corps director Carrie Hessler-Radelet visted CSULB on September 5th to sign a Memorandum of Understanding that created a partnership between the University and Peace Corps. This partnership created a Masters International Program that will allow graduate students who are accepted into the program to earn an MA in Geography by first completing coursework […]

“A Calliope Collaboration” at Inside CSULB

May 2nd, 2014

A recent collaboration between geography (Hyowon Ban) and design (Sunook Park). Please follow the link below for the details.

Earn your MS in GISci in 1-year – CSULB’s MSGISci

April 9th, 2014

There is still time to apply to the California State University Long Beach MS in Geographic Information Science (CSULB MSGISci). The MSGISci is a 1-year 30-unit program geared toward working professionals.
Click here for more information and/or visit
Please contact the MSGISci Program Coordinator  Ms. Beth Moody and/or the MSGISci Program Director Dr. Suzanne […]

An interview with Geography graduate student Mystyn Mills who made Dean’s List!

March 18th, 2014

Congratulations to geography graduate student Mystyn Mills whose outstanding work has earned her a spot on the 2014 College of Liberal Arts, Dean’s List of Graduating Master Students, University Scholars and Artists. Visit the Youtube link below to see Mystyn describe her research in a recent video interview.
Mystyn Mills Research Interview Video

Professor Laris discusses GIS in an interview with Beach TV

March 17th, 2014

Geography professor Dr. Paul Laris recently sat down for an interview with CSULB’s Beach TV to discuss the many fascinating and exciting uses of geographic information system (GIS) technology. The interview was recorded and is now up on Youtube where the video can be found at the following link:

Professor Wechsler awarded sabbatical leave for 2015!

March 5th, 2014

Congratulations to Suzanne Wechsler for being awarded a well-deserved sabbatical leave for 2015!