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Department 4008
1000 E. University Ave.
Agriculture Building C
3rd Floor
Regular Hours: Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-2532
Fax: (307) 766-2744

Geography Brown Bag Series

All Things Geography

Spring 2015, Friday’s 12:00-1pm
A&S 401 (unless noted otherwise)
Jointly Sponsored by
Department of Geography and WyGISC 

The fall speaker series is hosted by WyGISC and is scheduled on Fridays from 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. in the Agriculture building, room 316 (unless otherwise noted).

The spring speaker series is hosted by the UW Department of Geography and is scheduled on Fridays from 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. in the Arts & Sciences building, room 401 (unless noted otherwise).

Contact the UW Department of Geography for more information about the spring 2015 seminar series.

Geography Brown Bag Series - All Things Geography Spring 2015 Schedule (PDF):

Feb. 6             Dr. Bryan Shuman, Associate Professor and Director, UW Department of Geology and Geophysics and UW Quaternary Center. “The role of climate change in the Holocene biogeography and abrupt decline of a North American tree species, eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis).”

Feb. 13        

Dr. Todd Surovell, Associate Professor and Director, UW Department of Anthropology and Frison Institute. “Human spatial positioning and its archeological significance: A case study among Mongolia’s reindeer herders.”
Feb. 20 Ecology Student Symposium: 12:15-1:15p, Keynote Address. Dr. Lise Aubry, Utah State University. Note location: Berry Center Auditorium (rm. 138)
Feb. 27 Dr. Lilia Soto, Assistant Professor, UW American Studies and Latina/o Studies. “Cultural identity in the wine country of Napa Valley, CA.”
Mar. 6 Joshua Fredrickson, UW Geography/Water Resources Alumnus and Wyoming Hydrographer-Commissioner. “Life after UW: A job (or maybe a career) with the Wyoming State Engineer’s Office.”
Mar. 13 (no Brown Bag Mar. 13 (Fri before Spring break), and Mar. 20 (Spring break)
Mar. 27 (No Brown Bag, State Geography Bee)
Apr. 3 (No Brown Bag, Advising Week)
Apr. 10 Dr. William Gribb, Professor, UW Department of Geography. “An innovative way to determine parking demand by 3-D land use in downtown Laramie, WY.”
Apr. 17 Association of American Geographers Student practice presentations.
Apr. 24 (No Brown Bag, AAG national meeting)
May 1 Dr. Christy Briles, Assistant Professor, University of Colorado-Denver Department of Geography and Environmental Science. “Holocene human-environmental interactions in southern Australia and north-costal Vietnam.”

This weekly seminar series meets every Friday at noon with presentations that include:

  • Research seminars

  • Technical seminars

  • Training/Education seminars

  • User Group Brown bags

The speaker series presentations are held each Friday during the fall semesters in WyGISC's teaching facility on the third floor of the Agriculture C Building, Room 316 unless otherwise noted. Visit our Contact Us page for further details and directions. The presentations are hosted by the UW Department of Geography during the spring semesters, and are held in A&S Room 210 unless otherwise noted. Visit the UW Department of Geography page for details.

Past Speaker Series

Spring 2015 - pdf

Fall 2014 - pdf

Spring 2013 - pdf

Fall 2012 - pdf

Fall 2010 - pdf

Spring 2010 - pdf

Fall 2009 - pdf

Spring 2009 - pdf

Fall 2008 - pdf

Spring 2008 - pdf

Fall 2007  - pdf


We welcome any suggestions for forum topics or speakers
Please e-mail Shannon Albeke or Jeff Hamerlinck for more information about our Fall Semester Series
Please e-mail JJ Shinker for more information about our Spring Semester Series 

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