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News Archive for the Year 2017 Date Title September 27, 2017 Welcome Message from New Department Chair, Stuart H. Sweeney September 27, 2017 Introducing our 2017 Incoming Graduate Student Cohort August 10, 2017 Alumni Spotlight: Justin Kiel August 8, 2017 Geography Department Welcomes Katie O’Brien July 22, 2017 Santa Barbara’s Lazy, Hazy Days of Summer June 27, 2017 Graduate Degrees Conferred 2016-2017 June 26, 2017...

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The UCSB Department of Geography is pleased to announce that Dr. Stuart H. Sweeney will be serving as the next chair of our department having begun his term July 1st, 2017. “Welcome and thank you for your interest in UCSB’s Department of Geography! As the twelfth department chair, I feel honored to lead a department with such a distinguished history.  The department continues a tradition of pursuing a broad scientific and...

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Our new graduate students come to us from a variety of places within the U.S. and internationally (Nanchang, China) holding diverse interests ranging from Brazilian Jiu Jitzu to yoga and pottery. We look forward to seeing what you all accomplish here in the Department of Geography! Welcome! Top row (from left to right): Deanna Nash, Vania Wang, Michael Allen, Su Burtner, Lily Cheng, and Anagha Uppal. Bottom row (from left to right):...

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