2024 News

June 12, 2024

Geography doctoral student receives Lancaster award for excellence. The Lancaster award recognizes two individuals who have completed dissertations deemed by the Awards Committee as with significant impact on the field in terms of methodological and substantive contributions. 


May 14, 2024

UCSB Geography Professor Dr. Susie Cassels is a recipient of the 2023-2024 Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award.

May 13, 2024

On Friday, May 10th the Geography Club hosted its first ever Undergraduate Research Symposium in Ellison Courtyard.

May 1, 2024

In perfect view of Mount Shasta, doctoral candidate Germán Silva (they/them) was recognized for the presentation of their dissertation work at the 2024 CGS Annual Conference.

April 26, 2024

UC Santa Barbara’s Department of Geography celebrated its 50th anniversary this year.

By: Harrison Tasoff

April 25, 2024

Doctoral candidate Ryoko Araki has been selected as a recipient of the Shida Scholarship Program.

February 20, 2024

Snag your 50th Anniversary Swag in preparation of our celebratory weekend April 5th-7th, 2024. Orders can be placed until March 8th.

February 9, 2024

We've added an Alumni page to the Geography website, pop on over and take a look!

February 2, 2024

The Department of Geography is turning 50 this year! Save the date and register to attend a weekend of celebrations April 5-7, 2024.

February 1, 2024

Three Geography PhD Students win a NASA Early Career Research grant.