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Dr. Marie Price was awarded the 2022 Trachtenberg Prize, and Dr. Aman Luthra became the latest Geography faculty member to be awarded a Fulbright Scholarship.
Hosted by a student group, Mapathons are held at least once each semester to contribute to international aid efforts. Using open-source mapping software, participants help map areas that are identified as at risk for or have recently experienced disasters. All members of the GW community are invited to join a Mapathon event — no experience required.
The American Association of Geographers hosts the annual World Geography Bowl, a quiz tournament featuring teams of undergraduate and graduate students from schools across the Mid-Atlantic region. The winning team and individuals win prizes, and all participants receive a travel stipend to offset expenses.
Visit the Department of Geography Facebook page to see upcoming events and read recaps of past competitions and prizes. Contact the department to participate.