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Selected Course Offerings:

Fall 2019

Geography of
Health & Disease

Geog 470 / 514

Online

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:

August 27

Fall 2019 semester begins

August 27 – September 3

Add/Drop period

September 2

No classes – Labor Day holiday

October 21

Midterm for full semester courses

October 28 – November 8

Spring 2020 advisement period

November 8

Last day for submission of theses to Graduate Studies for inclusion in December 2019 commencement booklet

November 8 – November 22

Spring 2020 early registration period

November 28 – December 1

No classes – Thanksgiving recess

December 8

Last day of classes

December 9 – December 15

Final exams

December 14

University Winter Commencement

Scholarly Conferences:

New England-St. Lawrence Valley Geographical Society Conference (NESTVAL)
October 18-19, 2019
Framingham State University, Framingham, MA

Southern New England American Planning Association Conference (SNEAPA)
October 17-18, 2019
Springfield, MA

Northeast ARC Users Group (NEARC) Fall Conference
October 20-23, 2019
Newry, ME

American Association of Geography Annual Meeting (AAG)
April 6-10, 2020
Denver, CO

Annual Global Environmental Sustainability Symposium
April 23, 2020
Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT

American Planning Association National Planning Conference (APA)
April 25-28, 2020
Houston, TX

Northeast ARC Users Group (NEARC) Spring Conference
May 2020
Location TBD

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