Department of Geography Department of Geography

Geography Department News

Selected Course Offerings:
Fall 2019

Geography of
Health & Disease

Geog 470 / 514


Investigation of health-related topics using geographical frameworks and methodological techniques. Themes include disease distribution, health care access, and HIV/AIDS in a global context.

Advanced Sustainable Energy
& Climate Change

Sust 575

T 4:30 – 7:10 PM

Seminar regarding challenges of energy resources and climate change; emphasizes impacts of energy development and consumption on global climate and society.

Topics in Tourism:
Revenue Management

THS 490 / 514

TH 3:05 – 4:20 PM

Analysis and evaluation of current topics and issues that confront the tourism/hospitality industry.

Academic Events:
March 25 Spring 2019 advising begins
April 5 Spring 2019 registration begins
May 11 Last day of fall classes
May 18 University Spring Commencement
Scholarly Conferences:

American Association of Geography Annual Meeting (AAG)
April 3-7, 2019
Washington, DC

Annual Global Environmental Sustainability Symposium
April 11, 2019
Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT

American Planning Association National Planning Conference (APA)
April 13-16, 2019
San Francisco, CA

Northeast ARC Users Group (NEARC) Spring Conference
May 2019
Location TBD

New England-St. Lawrence Valley Geographical Society Conference (NESTVAL)
October 2019
Location TBD

Southern New England American Planning Association Conference (SNEAPA)
October 2019
Location TBD

Northeast ARC Users Group (NEARC) Fall Conference
Location TBD