Alex moves on

October 31, 2018

Today is Alex’s last full day in Geography. He has a new job at Washington State University Tri-Cities. Alex was instrumental in helping us...

Easier Cartography

July 18, 2017

R is wonderful for spatial statistics but not so for making beautiful maps. Displaying data on...

Wind Warning!

April 13, 2017

Drs. Mary Lawhon and Joseph Pierce have accepted faculty positions in the Department of Geography at the University of Oklahoma and will be leaving...

Thanksgiving Feast

November 18, 2016
Bellamy 317

The Geography Department will host a Thanksgiving Lunch this Friday November 18th.

Turkey, potatoes, and drinks will be served.


PhD Student Brittany Wood Receives an Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship

August 23, 2016

Congratulations to PhD student Brittany Wood for winning a Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship for her research. The fellowship program...

3rd Annual Department Award Ceremony and Alumni Reunion

March 29, 2016
Jones Restaurant, San Francisco

Hello Seminoles young and old (“seasoned” and “developing”)!

The Florida State University Department of Geography will be having its...

Graduate school applications now open!

January 27, 2016

We are now accepting graduate school applications for the Fall! Find application materials here....

Ph.D. research opportunity in waste and/or sanitation in Ugandan cities

December 8, 2015

Dr. Mary Lawhon (Department of Geography, Florida State University) is seeking a Ph.D. student beginning in August 2016 to assist with an international...

Dr. Lawhon receives a three year research grant on waste & sanitation in Uganda

November 9, 2015

The Swedish Research Council decided on the 3rd of November to fund a multi-disciplinary team from Sweden, Uganda, South Africa, UK, and USA to develop...

Dr. Miller wins teaching award

October 22, 2015

The Office of Distance Learning will recognize Dr. Richard Miller as part of their 2014-2015 Distance Learning Awards for Excellence in Online Course...

Mort Winsberg donates $9K to endow the Harrison Chase Fund

September 18, 2015

Mort Winsberg, Emeritus professor of geography, donates $9,000 to the Harrison Chase Fund, allowing the FSU Foundation to endow the fund in perpetuity.


Transportation Week at FSU

September 14, 2015

This week is ‘Transportation Week’ at FSU. The adjacent flyer details the week’s events. All events are free and open to the public...

FSU Geography Launches New Website

September 10, 2015

In what is guaranteed to be the most meta post this website will ever have, the Department is pleased to announce our new website design and new URL...