Department of Geography News

McClung Museum Receives Large Gift of Rare Maps

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Almost 200 rare maps of Europe and other parts of the world created between the 1500s and 1800s now belong to UT. The McClung Museum recently received the large gift from private donors.

Professor Uses Plantations to Examine Race in America

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As the nation pauses to recognize civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. next Monday, a UT professor is reflecting on the country’s racial history in a different way—by examining plantations.

Many Geographers Honored at Annual Conference

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The Department of Geography was a force to be reckoned with at the Southeastern division of the Association of American Geographers annual meeting held in November in Athens, Georgia. For the second straight year, the department received multiple awards.