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Greetings folks, Hope you’ve all been staying safe and taking care of yourselves during this unprecedented time. Enjoy this newsletter, which contains some information on how a few of our current faculty members have been navigating through the pandemic. Faculty News Rick Church and Alan Murray have been awarded the 2019 William Alonso Memorial Prize for Innovative Work in Regional Science from the North American Regional...

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Professor Dave Siegel is quoted in the two articles below about the impacts of COVID-19 on the NASA EXPORTS (EXport Processes in the Ocean from Remote Sensing) research cruise, which was postponed from its April departure.   Washington Post: Coronavirus is wreaking havoc on scientific field work VICE: Scientists Are Stuck on an Ice-Locked Ship in the Arctic Due to Coronavirus   Learn more about the EXPORTS mission...

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Julianne Lao Amores is a 4th year double major in the Geography BA and the Communication BA.     Why did you choose the geography major? I chose geography because it is one of the most diverse yet applicable majors on campus. It has both quantitative and qualitative aspects to it, which can be represented through physical geography, GIS, human geography, etc. In addition, the major opens many doors for career exploration in...

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