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  • Professor of Geography Frank Magilligan and his colleagues are studying the way rivers respond when dams are removed. "Dam removals help us understand how rivers behave," he tells NOVA Next. Read more at http://dartgo.org/ar/rr/dnowmagilligan1.

  • “Undergraduate research is so important because it provides the opportunity for learning beyond the limits of the school calendar and curriculum,” she says. “I think research is also a way of leveraging the resources available to colleges and universities in a way that gives back to our community.”

    Barrett did fieldwork in her home region of south Texas, studying immigrant detention from the perspective of formerly detained asylum seekers. She conducted three months of fieldwork at a...

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  • Fiona Danks '96 is the Senior Programme Officer in the Science Programme at UNEP-WCMC (UNEP-World Conservation Monitoring Centre) the conservation branch of UNEP based in Cambridge, UK. The Centre works on global conservation and biodiversity, developing knowledge and science and impacting policy. Her geography skills are still in use!

  • Geography has played in important role Peter's my life and career.

    After graduation, Peter worked at the National Geographic Society as a cartographer before deciding to pursue a Master in City & Regional Planning.

    His main interest was the relationship between transportation infrastructure and the built environment.  As a small aircraft pilot, Peter became increasingly focused on airport development and compatible land use, leading to a new career as an airport consultant...

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  • The Adam N. Brown '97 Memorial Fund is an endowment established at Dartmouth College by the family and friends of Adam Brown, Class of 1997, to celebrate his life and perpetuate his energy, innovation, and enthusiasm.  Adam was a prospective major in Geography when he died of cancer in 1994.  The award is presented to recognize the best written work in Geography in an academic year.  In accordance with the wishes of the family and the faculty, the student need not be a major in Geography. ...

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  • Thomas has always joked that he graduated with one of the few practical degrees from a liberal arts school - with an ability to read a map and find his way around any urban environment.  It has served him well in his travels, which have included many trips to Paris, where he has family. He has also been through nearly all of Bolivia and much of northern Argentina.

     

    Thomas now lives and practices in Santa Monica, CA, where he is a licensed acupuncturist.  He gets down to the...

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  • Thomas Boldt '94 has always joked that he graduated with one of the few practical degrees from a liberal arts school - with an ability to read a map and find his way around any urban environment.  It has served him well in his travels, which have included many trips to Paris, where he has family.  He has also been through nearly all of Bolivia and much of northern Argentina.

     

    Thomas now lives and practices in Santa Monica, CA, where he is a licensed acupuncturist.  He gets...

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  • The year after graduating from Dartmouth, Laura traveled to India and China studying urban planning with the H. Allen Brooks Traveling Fellowship from Dartmouth.  She went on to get my masters in urban planning from MIT.

    During Laura's graduate degree, she learned about the world of community development corporations (CDCs), which are non-profits that often have an arm in real estate development in more disinvested communities.  Currently Laura works as a project manager for the CDC...

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  • David Brown '79 has used his geography education every day of his professional life.  His career started in urban planning in Monroe, MI and Flint, MI.  David then began his career in the economic development leading an industrial development organizations in Monroe,MI.  From there to Fort Wayne, Indiana as VP for Economic Development at the Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce.  Then to president of the Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce.  Moved to Greenville, SC to be the president of that Chamber...

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  • Born and raised in Shanghai, China, Tianyang "Tracy" Wang came into Dartmouth knowing that she wanted to be a Geography major because of her passion for urban planning and traveling. She's fascinated by the inter-disciplinary nature of geography, especially urban geography, GIS, qualitative methods, and visual representations. She's currently working on her senior honors thesis, which explores the notions of home for international students at Dartmouth College. In this project, she adopts...

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