Gamma Theta Upsilon

The International Geographical Honor Society


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April, 2018 Volume 59-1 of The Geographical Bulletin is now available online.

March, 2018 Issue of the GTU Newsletter is now available on our Newsletter page.

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Student Outreach Assistants



Jonathon Chester My name is Jonathon Chester and I am an undergraduate student at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania pursuing a B.S. in Geo-Environmental Studies with a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems. My academic interests include Appalachian geomorphology, landscape evolution, land conservation/management, and anything GIS-related. I am currently finishing up a research project using LiDAR-derived DEMs to investigate the nature of low-relief, low-slope upland surfaces in south-central Pennsylvania.
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Adam DohrenwendAdam Dohrenwend is a graduate student at the University of Kansas, expecting to graduate with his Master's degree in May of 2019. His academic interests lie at the intersection of the environment, politics, and agriculture in Latin America—specifically Argentina. He was GTU Chapter President during his undergraduate career at SUNY Geneseo, graduating in May 2017. As a national Student Outreach Assistant, Adam has also been a member of the GTU Awards Committee.
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Zach HilgendorfMy name is Zach Hilgendorf and I received a B.S. in Comprehensive Environmental Geography with a certificate in GISciences from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. I am currently pursuing my M.S. in Geography at Minnesota State University-Mankato under the supervision of Dr. Phil Larson. My thesis focuses on understanding the local and regional implications of intensive agricultural practices and nonpoint source pollution mitigation strategies within an agricultural watershed in southern Minnesota. Upon completion of my M.S., I plan to pursue a PhD.
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Andrew HusaMy name is Andrew Husa and I am a Master's student in Human and Historical Geography at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I'm currently writing my thesis on the relationship between six and eight-man football and rural depopulation.
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