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On June 15th, outside Ellison Hall in our courtyard, the Department of Geography held it’s annual Geography Graduation Reception, from 3:30-5:30pm. Student’s families and friends were all welcome! We awarded a group of students with various awards, and after, enjoyed a reception full of laughter, excitement and photos documenting the celebratory weekend.   We would like to acknowledge and thank a few students who have...

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NASA requires a highly trained workforce to achieve its scientific goals. One means of finding those skilled scientists is by way of its Earth and Space Science Fellowship program, which provides training grants to principal investigators at universities and educational institutions that support graduate student research. Three students from UC Santa Barbara have received NASA funding for earth science projects. Deanna Nash, David...

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  This year our Annual Geography Awards Colloquium took place on June 7th, and highlighted and celebrated extraordinary Graduate students and Undergraduate students. There were 9 awards given to students this year.       Graduate Awards: The Jack and Laura Dangermond Graduate Fellowship is awarded to an outstanding graduate student in Geography studying within the area of Geographic Information Science. The...

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