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Beekeeping and GIS Research in Burundi

Dr. Kelly Watson beekeeping and GIS research in Burundi.

Geography professor Dr. Kelly Watson traveled to Burundi in summer 2013 as part of an ongoing project assessing the potential benefits of beekeeping in two rural regions of the East African nation. On this trip, Watson laid the groundwork for a digital mapping component to research examining beekeeping as both a livelihood strategy and a method of protecting and preserving natural areas.

Dr. David Zurick Travels to Tibet

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Dr. David Zurick traveled to Tibet in summer 2013 in support of a new book and film. His mission was to make a photograph of Mt.

Geography Students Explore Chicago

EKU Geography senior KT Pardee explores downtown Chicago.

On the first weekend in April, students enrolled in the GEO 501/701 Food and Environment class went on a three-day fieldtrip to Chicago. The purpose of the fieldtrip was to provide students with the opportunity to explore the city’s dynamic urban agriculture movement.

Geography Lecturer Brings National Geographic’s Giant Map to EKU and Model

National Geographic's Giant Traveling Map of Africa will be placed in EKU's Model Laboratory Gym from Monday, March 18 - Friday, March 29, 2013. Dr. Sonja Yow, from EKU's Department of Geography and Geology, organized and sponsored the map as part of her commitment to geography education and awareness.

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