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When we think of maps, we often think of the transportation variety, but maps can tell us much more than how to travel from one destination to the next. Maps hold incredible amounts of informational power and are often used in a wide variety of ways to conduct research. Today maps help identify humanitarian needs,...
Shannon McCarragher
Shannon McCarragher is in a class of her own – literally. Last month, the NIU doctoral student successfully completed her degree requirements and became the first Ph.D. graduate of the Department of Geography. “It’s the culmination of an educational goal that I set for myself about 10 years ago as an undergraduate, so it feels...
Thirteen NIU students displayed posters of their research recently during the prestigious annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Chicago. The AAAS is an international non-profit organization with a mission to promote cooperation among scientists, defend scientific freedom, encourage scientific responsibility and support scientific education and outreach. Every year,...
Shannon McCarragher
The Society of Woman Geographers has selected Shannon McCarragher, a Ph.D. student in geography at Northern Illinois University, as a Pruitt National Fellow. The international society encourages geographical research and supports fellowship programs that provide aid to outstanding women graduate students in geography and its allied fields. McCarragher’s fellowship will provide her with $11,000 in...