Texas A&M University
Department of Geography

Paul Barth

“All of the high impact learning experiences at Texas A&M helped me get my dream job.”

Paul Barth, Geography

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Faculty and Student Focus

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Aaron Lira

Geography graduate student Aaron Lira was awarded a Glasscock Research Fellowship, which will support his graduate research focused on Oregon farmers and water.

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Kathleen O’Reilly

Geography Professor Dr. Kathleen O’Reilly was named a Presidential Impact Fellow, one of the most prestigious recognitions for scholarly impact presented to Texas A&M faculty.

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Ennis Rios

Ennis Rios’ hard work and dedication took him from being a high school dropout, to serving in the U.S. Navy, to graduating from Texas A&M with a GIST degree.

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“Geographic information science and technology (GIST) is one of the cornerstones of modern data-driven applications, modeling and decision-making. The GIS job market is booming. In science and technology fields, GIS skills give Aggies a leg-up on the competition.

Dr. Dan Goldberg, Associate Professor in Geography

News

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Marissa Rene Castillo ’20 shares how GeoX — the College of Geosciences’ week-long summer camp for high school students — changed her life, gave her a place to belong, and helped her find her passion.

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Dr. Brendan Roark co-authored game-changing research on the Hawaiian-Emperor Seamount Chain.

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The 3-month-long exhibit premiered at the Michigan Science Center in June.

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Texas A&M Geography’s Dr. George Allen helped develop the MERIT Hydro global map, using complex algorithms to determine the shape of millions of Earth’s rivers, lakes and canals.

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GeoX, the College of Geosciences' Exploration Summer Program, hosts 60 high school students each summer.

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Beginning Fall 2019, the college is amplifying its student success efforts by launching several new major initiatives.

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