Why choose Geography or Atmospheric Science? 

"I chose atmospheric science because I find weather absolutely fascinating. I grew up seeing hurricanes and thunderstorms and wanted to understand why and how these phenomena form. I chose the University of Kansas because the Midwest has very interesting weather patterns. I'm glad I did because I feel like I'm part of a family, which makes me proud to be a Jayhawk." - Daryan H., 2018 KU Atmospheric Science graduate

"I chose geography because I wanted a major that would not only allow me travel but encourage me to do so." - Matt F., KU Geography graduate student

"Geography has a variety of different career options." - Dory T., KU Geography graduate


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Fall 2018 Newsletter (PDF)

Graduation Recognition Ceremony
Department of Geography and Atmospheric Science Events
This is a great story about how @KUGeog _Atmo Professor Jay Johnson brought a group of researchers from Greenland to… https://t.co/feEuhEaW93
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