Majors Meeting


Are you interested in becoming a Geography or Computer Science major? Want to know what courses are being offered in the Summer and Fall? What courses should be considered for Geography or Computer Science majors? Attend the Computer Science and Geography majors meeting on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 1 PM in room 1022 HN.

Cohen Prize


The Miriam and Saul B. Cohen Prize for Geographic Excellence is a competitive award given each year in recognition of an excellent undergraduate independent research project or senior honors thesis in Geography or Environmental Studies; and an excellent Masters-level geographic research or a GIS Certificate student who completes an independent research project. Deadline for submission is close of business on April 19, 2017. Read rules.

In Memoriam


It is with deep regret we inform you of the passing of Dr. Russell A. White, former Chairperson, member of this department from 1968 until 1992, and an inductee into the Hunter College Hall of Fame. Read remembrances of Russell by colleagues.

GTU Applications


Now accepting applications for membership in Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU), an international honor society in geography. Students who have completed a minimum of 3 geography courses, completed at least 3 semesters of course work, have at least a 3.3 overall GPA and at least a 3.3 GPA in geography are eligible to apply. Completed online membership form and payment must be received by March 15, 2017.

Job Opening


The Department of Geography at Hunter College of the City University of New York, located in the heart of New York City’s Upper East Side, invites applications for a full time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in GIS / Geoinformatics, beginning August, 2017. Review of applications will begin January 10, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Read vacancy announcement.

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