Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science, George Mason University

Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science, George Mason University An place to study and perform cutting-edge research in remote sensing, geography, geoinformatics, earth systems science, and their various sub-disciplines

The Department of Geography and GeoInformation Science at George Mason University is the premier department in this field in the Washington DC Metropolitan area, and one of the leading departments in the nation and the world. This department provides the highest level Geographic and Spatial Analytic education in an environment where active applied research is ongoing. The department offers Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD degrees as well as several Graduate Certificates. We have a large, growing, and diverse student body. Many of our Master's students are professionals from Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies, private corporations and consultantcies, the military, and environmental groups. Our faculty is engaged in ongoing research in a wide range of topics in Geography and GeoInformation Science, and many students have opportunities to become directly involved in those research efforts. We welcome your participation in our activities.

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04/14/2021
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04/12/2021

Today is the first day of Non Profit Careers Week. Join @masoncareer today at 4pm to learn about making your way in nonprofits.

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04/12/2021

5 Essential Tips for STEM Students-Parents. Register at science.gmu.edu/sssp to find out what those tips are!

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04/09/2021

Happy Registration Awareness week! Take a few moments and talk with your advisors to make sure you're on the right track for the next semester. Click here to view priority dates. https://registrar.gmu.edu/calendars/fall_2021/

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04/08/2021

Don't miss out on this great virtual event on April 22nd from 6:20-7:30pm.

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04/08/2021

Happy Registration Awareness week! Take a few moments and talk with your advisors to make sure you're on the right track for the next semester. Click here to view priority dates. https://registrar.gmu.edu/calendars/fall_2021/

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04/07/2021

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04/06/2021

Happy Registration Awareness week! Take a few moments and talk with your advisors to make sure you're on the right track for the next semester. Click here to view priority dates. https://registrar.gmu.edu/calendars/fall_2021/

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04/05/2021

Happy Registration Awareness week! Take a few moments and talk with your advisors to make sure you're on the right track for the next semester. Click here to view priority dates. https://registrar.gmu.edu/calendars/fall_2021/

Join George Mason University Career Services today for the last two events of Health & Science Industry Week. At 10:30 a...
04/02/2021

Join George Mason University Career Services today for the last two events of Health & Science Industry Week. At 10:30 am EST tune in for the "Alternative Careers in Biology" and at 2 pm EST for "The Path from Degrees to Career"

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Learning Services is seeking one Graduate Assistant and 3-4 Peer Academic Coaches for the 2021-2022 academic year. Appli...
04/01/2021

Learning Services is seeking one Graduate Assistant and 3-4 Peer Academic Coaches for the 2021-2022 academic year. Applications review begins April 16! If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

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04/01/2021

Join George Mason University Career Services today at 1:30 pm EST for the "Green & Sustainable Mini-Conference"

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03/31/2021

Join George Mason University Career Services at 11 am EST for "Health & Science Career Fair". This is the big event! If you can attend only one event this week, we highly recommend this one!

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03/30/2021

Join George Mason University Career Services at 1pm EST for "NIH/NIAD Information Session" and at 5:30 pm EST our very own Sam Cooke is moderating the "She Scientists" panel 👩‍🔬

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03/29/2021

Join George Mason University Career Services today at 2pm EST for "Preparing for Clinical Health Careers" and 4pm EST for "Making Your Way in Health & Sciences".

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03/28/2021

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03/26/2021

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Health and Science Week is just around the corner! Come join us, starting March 29th until April 2nd.
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Health and Science Week is just around the corner! Come join us, starting March 29th until April 2nd.

Congratulations to the Mason Science faculty selected to coordinate one of the six 2021 Summer Team Impact Projects, inc...
03/15/2021

Congratulations to the Mason Science faculty selected to coordinate one of the six 2021 Summer Team Impact Projects, including our very own Taylor Anderson (@hellotaylora) and Andreas Zufle. Applications close this Thursday, March 18th. Be sure to apply so you don't miss out.

Congratulations to the Mason Science faculty selected to coordinate one of the six 2021 Summer Team Impact Projects, inc...
03/08/2021

Congratulations to the Mason Science faculty selected to coordinate one of the six 2021 Summer Team Impact Projects, including our very own Taylor Anderson (@hellotaylora) and Andreas Zufle. Make sure to apply before March 18th!

Congratulations to the Mason Science faculty selected to coordinate one of the six 2021 Summer Team Impact Projects, inc...
03/01/2021

Congratulations to the Mason Science faculty selected to coordinate one of the six 2021 Summer Team Impact Projects, including our very own Taylor Anderson (@hellotaylora) and Andreas Zufle. Make sure to apply before March 18th!

Wondering what kind of research opportunities await you in the College of Science? Join us today at 1pm to find out!
02/25/2021

Wondering what kind of research opportunities await you in the College of Science? Join us today at 1pm to find out!

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02/24/2021

Come learn about research opportunities in the College of Science and try your hand at trivia!

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02/23/2021

Wondering what kind of research opportunities await you in the College of Science? Join us on Thursday at 1pm to find out!

Come learn about research opportunities in the College of Science and try your hand at trivia!
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Come learn about research opportunities in the College of Science and try your hand at trivia!

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4400 University Dr
Fairfax, VA
22030

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Main Office Suite 2400, Exploratory Hall Phone: 703-993-1210 Fax: 703-993-9299 Mailing Address: Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science 4400 University Drive, MS 6C3 Fairfax VA 22030-4444

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00
Thursday 08:30 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00

Telephone

(703) 993-1210

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Eid Mubarak!!! Happy Eid al Adha to Everyone in our GGS Family
Calling all GGS Students! You're invited to USGIF's Young Professionals Group (YPG) Holiday Celebration! Join us Dec. 7 at Spider Kelly's for food, drinks, and the opportunity to meet other GEOINT young professionals in the DC area.
GAME HAS MOVED. We are at the Green Acres Elementary field. Near Mason Vale. See you there!
I am happy to share our recent publication on "Clustering Indian Ocean Tropical Cyclone Tracks by the Standard Deviational Ellipse"
Participate in a Hurricane Hackathon, tomorrow, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., at Johns Hopkins Sibley Innovation Hub, Washington D.C. Donate your time and skills to help emergency responders and managers respond to the recent hurricanes. Register for free!
Calling all students, researchers, staff, and faculty in USGIF's GEOINT Certificate Program: Be sure to submit your essay for USGIF & NVIDIA’s GPU Essay Challenge by Sept. 30 for a chance to win two NVIDIA Titan Xp graphics processing units. See details on how to submit to the challenge.
Swing by our table for a chance to win a REALLY REALLY cool swag tomorrow at ScienceConnect 😎