The Daily Eastern News

Geography Awareness week kicks off Monday

Morgan Wagner, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2017

A colloquium lecture at Eastern and Geographic Information Science Day at the University of Illinois will both be part of this year’s Geography Awareness Week. Geography Awareness Week was passed by Congress in 1987 and has been happening at Eastern ever since. This year’s theme for Geography...

CAA discusses interdisciplinary programs, geology and geography

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

November 2, 2017

A lack of faculty members has left the geology and geography department with some challenges, but they have been working on keeping the program up-to-date, according to Diane Burns, chair of the geology and geography department. Burns presented her programs’ evolution over the past couple of years...

Remembering Alan Baharlou

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

August 22, 2017

Throughout, and even after, his 25-year tenure at Eastern, many noticed retired geology chair Alan Baharlou’s commitment and involvement at the university. Baharlou helped out at Commencement, was a part of the Annuitants Association, took part in the Faculty Fellows Program and happily volunteered...

Geography Awareness week starts with soil

Dr. Francis Odemerho, a professor of geography at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville lectures about erosion Monday in the physical science building in observance of National Geography Awareness Week.

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

November 16, 2015

National Geography Awareness week started off with a lecture called “Soil Erosion Risks and the changing Cropping Choices in Shoal River Watershed, Illinois,” Monday night in the Physical sciences building. Francis Odemerho, from the Department of Geography at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville,...

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