Department news and GPY videos

Think like a geographer

Why geography education matters

Our students in the news:

  • "DNA not required." Graduate Brodey Hill solves a murder in Grand Rapids using GIS. Brodey Hill graduated in 2000 and is a Geospatial Analyst at the Kent County Information Technology Department.
  • "Student tracks GV recruitment success based on geography." GVSU Lanthorn, March 10, 2014. Article version 1; version 2. Aynsley Gilmour graduated in 2014 and is currently a Research Planning intern with the American Planning Association in Chicago.
  • "Students study forgotten neighborhood." GVSU Lanthorn, February, 2014. Kyle Barnhart graduated in 2014 and is working as a researcher for the Trust for Public Land in Washington, D.C.
  • "Planning students learn how transportation choices affect lifestyle." Grand Valley Magazine, November 8, 2013.

Geography in the views:

These short videos will show you how to think like a geographer, career paths in geography and its subdisciplines, and why you should study geography. The fourth is focused on Professor Elena Lioubimtseva, Environmental Geographer and Director of the Environmental Studies program at GVSU.

Thinking like a Geographer (Official Music Video)
What you can do with geography
Why Geography education matters
GVSU Spotlight on Professor Elena Lioubimtseva, Department of Geography and Planning

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