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Sohia & kale
December 21, 2021
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Congratulations GEP & GLBL Studies Fall 2021 Graduates

December 7, 2021

Fall 2021 Graduates

Sabrina R. Bennett

Brenet Meranville-Brisebois Butler

Alicia J. Campos

Isaiah Bishop Cervantes

Diego Cornejo-Esquivel

Students on Field Trip

GEP Field Trips are Back!

October 29, 2021

Students in Professor Matt Clark's GEP 340 Applied Ecology course masked up and loaded into vans en route to Pepperwood Preserve, located on the outskirts of Santa Rosa towards Calistoga. The preserve is a Sonoma County conservation and science ma

Drone fieldwork

CIGA: Monitoring Forest Fire Recovery with Drones

September 23, 2021

Professor Clark's CIGA research team in collaboration with researchers in SSU Biology and Oxford's Environmental Change Institute recently published a paper that investigated how unoccupied aerial systems (UAS, or drones) can be used for monitorin

Kale Bunch

Farm Advocate of the Year Award for Instructor Caitlin Hachmyer

September 23, 2021

Hachmyer is active in intersectional organization work  with a team at Celebrating Women’s Leadership in Food.

Professor Hernandez Ayala

Professor Hernandez Ayala's Summer Work w/ NASA & Climatology

August 3, 2021

This summer I’ve been working as a mentor for NASA’s Neurodiversity Network Internship Program, where I helped a high school student produce a research project that focused on examining the extreme rainfall climatology of the western United States


Lecturer Lois Fisher Featured in The Press Democrat for Healthy Communities Work

July 2, 2021

GEP Lecturer Lois Fisher teams up with the City of Santa Rosa to design healthier communities. Bayer neighborhood, park and gardens in Santa Rosa is featured in a recent piece for The Press Democrat.

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GEP and Global Students on the Dean's List- Spring 21

June 14, 2021

The Dean's List is an honor given to social sciences undergraduate students who obtained a GPA of 3.50 or higher in 12 or more graded units within the term.  It is an important recognition given to undergraduate students.

Beaver in the grass

Dr. Baldwin and the Calif. Beaver Summit

April 20, 2021

On April 7th and 9th Sonoma State’s School of Social Science and the Geography, Environment, and Planning Department hosted the first

drone in the sky

GEP Senior Michael Enz Lands Reasearch Opportunity with NASA

April 20, 2021
Micheal Enz Writes:
I have just been selected to participate in NASA's DEVELOP program, focusing on Earth Science and Geospatial Analysis out of the Ames Research Center.