Nov. 13-15: Geography Awareness Week

The Department of Geography & Geographic Information Science invites the campus and greater community to celebrate the 2018 Geography Awareness Week (Nov. 11-17) and GIS Day (Nov. 14) with us. The following events have been planned on UND campus:

Tuesday, Nov. 14

Geography & GISc Department O’Kelly Hall Room 116: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Student research presentations
  • Web app demonstrations of story maps
  • Food and refreshments served

Memorial Union first floor 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.,  Geography Awareness Week Information Booth

  • “Where do you call home?” activity
  • Wheel and trivia questions with candy prizes

Memorial Union Lecture Bowl, 7 p.m.

  • Movie, “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” (in collaboration with International Education Week)


Wednesday, Nov. 14, GIS Day

Geography & GISc Department O’Kelly Hall first floor: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Student research posters
  • Food and refreshments served

Education Building Room 7: 3 – 4 p.m.

  • Geography Forum: “Enterprise GIS: From Broom Closet to the Board Room” (Peter Metzger, Minnkota Power Cooperative)


Thursday, Nov. 15

Memorial Union first floor 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Geography Awareness Week Information Booth

  • “Where do you call home?” map activity
  • Wheel and trivia questions with candy prizes

For more information, contact Joseph Mbuh, 777-4587; mbongowo.mbuh@und.edu.