Four geography students entered student competitions at this year's Southwestern Division of the Association of American Geographers (SWAAG) conference in Nacogdoches, Texas, and four walked out with the top prizes.
New and returning graduate students embarked on a field trip to Cocodrie, La. where they canoed through marsh, learned about barrier island and wetland loss, and even got splashed by alligators.
Starting this semester, entering Ph.D. students will receive their degree in Geography and Anthropology. Students who enrolled prior to Fall 2013 will have the option to either keep the Ph.D. in Geography (with the option for a concentration in Anthropology) or to change their major to Geography and Anthropology.
The most comprehensive collection of storm surge information in the world, SURGEDAT, has been launched by researchers in the Department of Geography and Anthropology at LSU.