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Degree Checklist
Summarized requirements needed for your Geography degree.

Geography Timetable
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Course Outlines
Course outlines for Spring 2015 semester

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Jobs in Geography
Web site listing of geography-related jobs

Work Study Program
Jobs in Geography are
available through the University's Work Study Program. Interested students can check the website for criteria and eligibilty.

Northern Research Fund
Funding for Research in Churchill

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Welcome to the
Department of Geography

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Fellowship in United College

Congratulations to retired Geography professor Dr. William Rannie for being named a Fellow in United College at the UWinnipeg graduation ceremonies held on Thursday, June 11, 2015. Dr. Rannie's accomplishments can be viewed at

PCAG 2015

The Departments of Geography at Lakehead University and the University of Winnipeg are pleased to co-host PCAG2015 to be held from September 25-27, 2015 at the Lakeside Inn and Conference Centre in Kenora, Ontario.

Geography in the News

Caribbean swelters under worst drought in five years: TheGuardian (June24, 2015)— Forecasters expect quieter hurricane season this year which means less rain to help refill dry reservoirs and water withering crops.

Sixth mass extinction is here: Humanity's existence threatened: Science Daily (June19, 2015)— Biologists have use highly conservative estimates to prove that species are disappearing faster than at any time since the dinosaurs' demise.

Mysterious Warm Blob in Pacific Wreaking Havoc: DiscoveryNews (June17, 2015)— A bizarre patch of warm water is being blamed for everything from the California drought to deaths of sea lions.

More than 10,000 flee erupting Indonesian volcano: SpaceDaily (June17, 2015)— More than 10,000 villagers have fled a rumbling volcano in western Indonesia this month, most in recent days after a series of violent eruptions, an official said Tuesday.

A third of the world's biggest groundwater basins are in distress: ScienceDaily (June17, 2015)— Two new studies show that civilization is rapidly draining some of its largest groundwater basins, yet there is little to no accurate data about how much water remains in them.

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The Human Geography Society, a student-run group was formed to discuss human geography issues. Meetings every Thursday (5 pm) at the Toad. Click for details.

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Plan of the City of Winnipeg, 1874 by John D. Parr, Toronto.
Laurie's Map of the Northwest Territories, 1870 by D. Codd, Ottawa.