Message from the Chair

Professor Emily Skop

Welcome to the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (GES) where award-winning faculty provide a wealth of high-impact learning opportunities to students in inclusive, small-sized settings both inside and outside the classroom. Our outstanding faculty and inquisitive students are compelled to a greater understanding of the places, people, and environmental systems that affect us as a planet and as global citizens. We offer undergraduate (BA) and graduate (MA) degrees, as well as minors in Geology and Sustainable Development, and an undergraduate certificate in GIScience. Our degrees incorporate diverse intellectual approaches, conceptual tools, and geospatial technologies all of which prepare graduates for professional careers that have real-world impacts and make a difference. Take a class and get hooked!

Geography Announcements

David Havlick wins prestigious Jackson Book prize
Havlick's 2018 book 'Bombs Away: Militarization, Conservation, and Ecological Restoration' has made sig...  MORE
Rebecca Theobald's Spring 2019 TEDx Talk...
Making a difference, being the change in your community and the world...  MORE
New in Spring 2019: GES offers Graduate Certificate in GIScience
Now, graduate students too can earn a Certificate in GIScience. MORE
Colorado Springs hazards map launched
GES sr. instructor Eric Billmeyer created an interactive Colorado Springs and Vicinity Natural Hazards map. MORE
 

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