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GS alumni's journey with National Geographic

Alex Paullin ('14) recently completed a 119-day, 1,500 mile expedition with National Geographic scientists.

GS Alumna Transitions into New Position

Anna Fisher, a James Madison University alumna, recently started working with the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in California.

Creating an Elementary School Garden

The idea for establishing a grade school garden began with Dr. Amy Goodall's desire to complete an island biogeography study of butterflies in an urban setting.


The Geographic Science Program

The Geographic Science Program empowers students to address problems associated with the spatial patterns and processes of human and environmental change.  It does this by taking a highly integrated approach that couples the study of people and the environment with the use of cutting edge tools such as digital mapping technologies and images of the earth collected from satellites and aircraft.  This unique approach produces graduates who are ‘big picture’ thinkers and are valued by a wide range of employers and prepared for further study in geography and related disciplines. Read More


Geographic Science News



  • Dec 19: December Commencement
  • Feb 26: 3rd Annual STEM Educator's Workshop
  • Apr 15: ISAT Senior Symposium