The Future of GIS in NYC forum on Monday, April 23 at 3 PM will convene all the major GIS agencies in NYC to begin discussions on a strategic document, "Guiding Principles and Policies For New York City’s Geospatial Architecture," addressing issues of resilience, emergency response and recovery, data sharing and integration. Seating for the event has reached capacity, however you may join our livestream at

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Department of Geography’s Annual Awards Reception
Friday, May 11, 2018, 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Roosevelt House (47-49 East 65th Street)
Tickets on sale now!

2018 Department of Geography Awards

Nominations are open for both the 2018 Miriam and Saul Cohen Prizes in Geographic Excellence and the Oak Tree Prize. Students can self-nominate or they can be nominated by a faculty member for both prizes but no student can win both prizes. Submission deadline for both prizes has been extended to April 25th at 5:00 PM.

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The Department of Geography extends our congratulations and best wishes to Victoria Oliva in continuing her career in weather forecasting. Victoria Oliva, a native of Brooklyn and a Hunter College BA in Environmental Earth Science with departmental honors in the spring of 2011, was recently offered a job as an Entry Level Meteorologist at the Wilmington, NC Weather Forecasting Office.

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The Office of the President of Hunter College is offering free and confidential support for anyone with DACA questions. Contact Malkie Schwartz, in the Office of the President, at 212-396-6434 or The Mayor's Office on Immigrant Affairs and CUNY's Citizenship Now! are providing free, safe and confidential legal help. Learn more about the resources and legal assistance available to you.

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