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UMN GES graduate in the UK

Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, a recent graduate of our program, has accepted a permanent faculty position at Durham University in the UK. Durham is widely considered to be one of the top Geography departments in the UK and internationally. Our department continues to be represented in the global community. Congratulations Dr. Johnson.
Kate Carlson looking into a microscope in a lab setting.

Kate Carlson: Mapping her Future

Sophomore Kate Carlson has already job shadowed a county GIS specialist, mapped Shakespearean plays as part of her honors project, and worked in the dendrochronology lab. “The Department of Geography offers experiences that teach not only the concepts needed in the field of geography, but also the real-world applications of them,” she says.

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