History & Geography, Department of

Announcement    Wednesday, April 13, 2022
More than Pretty Pictures: Maps, Place, Space and the Health of Populations Dr. Michael Kramer, Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Sponsored by the School of Health & Human Performance and the Department of History & Geography As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, the health sciences are relying more and more on geospatial technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS), to analyze numerous factors affecting human health.  The Centers for Disease...
Announcement    Friday, April 8, 2022
AP Mock World History Exam Study The Department of History and Geography is working on a comparison study for AP/College board and are looking for students willing to commit to taking a mock AP exam on Friday 6 May 2022 @ 10:00 a.m. The exam does not have any impact on your GCSU grades or GPA and each student will receive a $100 gift card for completion. Any students who may be interested and who completed 1131 or 1132 from fall of 2021 through summer, fall and spring of 2022, please...
Event    Friday, May 6, 2022
AP Mock World History Exam Study The Department of History and Geography is working on a comparison study for AP/College board and are looking for students willing to commit to taking a mock AP exam on Friday 6 May 2022 @ 10:00 a.m. The exam does not have any impact on your GCSU grades or GPA and each student will receive a $100 gift card for completion. Any students who may be interested and who completed 1131 or 1132 from fall of 2021 through summer, fall and spring of 2022, please...
Event    Monday, April 18, 2022
More than Pretty Pictures: Maps, Place, Space and the Health of Populations Dr. Michael Kramer, Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Sponsored by the School of Health & Human Performance and the Department of History & Geography As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, the health sciences are relying more and more on geospatial technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS), to analyze numerous factors affecting human health.  The Centers for Disease...
Cancer mortality rates by county
Announcement    Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Andriy Melnyk, a former Georgia College international student from Ukraine, took part in capturing a Russian armored military vehicle in Vasylkiv, a city south of Kyiv.  Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24.  Vasylkiv is home to a military airfield and one of Ukraine’s four main air defense control centers.  It has been scene to intense fighting between Ukrainian and Russian forces.  Melnyk, a Spring 2017 Fulbright Fellow, commands Vasylkiv Shield, the local Territorial Defense unit...
Announcement    Wednesday, March 30, 2022
April 4, 2022 12:00 Arts & Sciences Courtyard What caused Russia to invade Ukraine on February 24, 2022?  Was it Vladimir Putin’s personal choice, or were there long-term historical factors behind Russia’s decision to attack?  What circumstances in Ukraine did Putin exploit to justify this military operation?  What did Putin fail to understand about Ukraine?  What have the United States and NATO failed to perceive about Ukraine and the invasion it faces?  How might this war end?  Join...
Event    Monday, April 4, 2022
What caused Russia to invade Ukraine on February 24, 2022?  Was it Vladimir Putin’s personal choice, or were there long-term historical factors behind Russia’s decision to attack?  What circumstances in Ukraine did Putin exploit to justify this military operation?  What did Putin fail to understand about Ukraine?  What have the United States and NATO failed to perceive about Ukraine and the invasion it faces?  How might this war end?  Join Dr. William Risch, Professor of History, as...