Department of Geography Department of Geography

Geography Department News

Selected Course Offerings:

Human Topics:
Geography of Wine

Geog 458 / 514

R 5:55 - 8:35 PM

Covering a blend of geographic, hospitality, and regional topics relating to wine, including competitor products, major (and not so major) wine regions, and viticulture.

Planning Topics:
Techniques - Site Plan Review

Geog 483 / 518

MW 3:05 - 4:20 PM

Exploring CT's land use application process, including review of statutory law, state and local regulatory requirements, and technical knowledge & skills needed to review site plan applications.

Geographic Information Systems:
Basics & Beyond

Geog 501

T 4:30 - 7:10 PM

An introduction to the storing, managing, analyzing and displaying geographic information with emphasis on data models, structures, and manipulation with GIS software.

Academic Events:
October 22 Spring 2019 advising begins
November 2 Spring 2019 registration begins
November 6 Final submission of graduate theses and dissertations to Graduate Studies for inclusion in December 2018 commencement booklet
December 8 Last day of fall classes
December 14 Deadline to submit final graduate Thesis/Special project to Dean of School of Graduate Studies for December degree award
December 16 Winter Commencement (for students who have met their degree requirements as of August 2018, December 2018, or January 2019)
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