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Course Blogs

The following blogs were produced by students taking courses offered by the Department of Geography.

Spiders in National Parks

Browse our web map of National Parks that University of Richmond students, alumni, and faculty have visited, along with pictures and parks yet to be visited.

GEOG/BIOL/ENVR 250: Introduction to Earth Systems and Physical Geography

Students recommend websites representing important concepts related to earth’s four primary physical systems.


GEOG 279: Middle East Geographies

GEOG 320: Power, Space and Territory: Geographies of Political Change

Do supra-national, sub-national, or transboundary institutions assist environmental management?
Student blogs present seven political geography case studies.


GEOG 370: Geographies of Economic Geography and Globalization

Students analyzed six climate change solutions in this set of economic geography blogs.


GEOG 380: Geography of the James River Watershed

Students reflect upon their experiences in the watershed and in the James River Park.


GEOG 401/IS 400/ES 391: The Transboundary Environment

The environmental studies, international studies, and geography students of the interdisciplinary senior seminar created this blog in an effort to understand the challenges and opportunities that come with balancing conservation and conflict resolution along international borders.