Archive for June, 2010


Picnic at Borgeson Log Cabin

As usual, the Geography Department held its traditional spring picnic on Reading Day. But this year it was at a new location–the Borgeson Cabin in the Linneaus Arboretum. It was fitting location since Dr. Douglas and a group of geography students saved the 1860s Swedish immigrant log cabin by moving it from a site in […]

2010 Geography Graduates

A new crop of bright geography graduates was launched into the world on May 20, 2010. This year’s graduating seniors included: Benjamin Bauknecht Kelsey Brugger Andrew Byron Skylar Davis Troy French Amy Gosewisch Nathan Gunderson Matthew Horton Matthew Lindholm Andrew Michelson Jordan Smith Karen West (individualized major combining art, geography, and physics)


Aaron Insley Prize in Cartography and Geographic Information Science

The 2010 Insley Prize in Cartography and Geographic Information Science was awarded to Andrew Byron. Andrew Byron is a senior geography major who was a standout in GIS and cartography. Andrew excelled in GIS, cartography, and remote sensing courses and interned as a GIS technician at the City of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and at […]