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Geography is concerned with the location and arrangement in space of human and natural phenomena, and with the interrelationships between people and their environments. Our faculty and students seek solutions to tomorrow’s global challenges today through innovative research in natural and social sciences.

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The Department offers enhanced PhD Fellowships in line with the University's new PhD Excellence Initiative. Highly competitive five-year packages are available. Minimum stipends will be $20,000 plus tuition scholarship, reduced teaching loads, and no teaching duties in two of the five years. Students may also be eligible for consideration for a Presidential Fellowship or the Schomburg Fellowship Program.
Carla Ho-a, associate vice chancellor for finance and business strategy and deputy chief financial officer, named Seth Spielman as chief data strategy and analytics officer, effective Aug. 12, 2019.

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