Department of Geography Department of Geography

Geography Department News

Upcoming Course Highlights:

GIS Applications:
Resource Assessment

Geog 464 / 518

M 4:30 - 7:10 PM

Prereq: Geog 378. GIS and quantitative techniques that can be applied to support the spatial allocation of social, economic, and natural resources involving geographic data.

Planning Topics:
Commuter Behavior & Parking

Geog 483 / 518

TR 3:05 - 4:20 PM

"I can't find a parking space!" But will increasing parking solve parking problems? Explore the parking problem through transportation and land use decisions made by planners and drivers alike.

Planning Topics:
Real Estate Planning

Geog 483 / 518

T 5:55 - 8:35 PM

Prereq: Geog 241. An academic course about property rights, land use, market analysis and site selection, designed to prepare for professional employment in one of the largest industries.

Upcoming Events:

27th Annual Connecticut High School Geographic Challenge
May 22, 2018
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
CCSU, Social Sciences Hall Room 417
Participants compete as a team of 3—5 students from grades 9—12 against other teams from across the state in a daylong series of events. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Free lunch!

Calls for Papers:

The Northeastern Geographer
Deadline: August 1, 2018 for inclusion in Volume 10

Scholarly Conferences:

Northeast ARC Users Group (NEARC) Spring Conference
May 8, 2018
UCONN, Storrs, CT

New England-St. Lawrence Valley Geographical Society Conference (NESTVAL)
Fall 2018
Keene State College, Keene, NH

Southern New England American Planning Association Conference (SNEAPA)
October 18 - 19, 2018
UCONN, Storrs, CT

Northeast ARC Users Group (NEARC) Fall Conference
October 28-31, 2018
The Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs, NY

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

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