Current Graduate Students

  • Ph.D. Geography
    Behnke, Daniel
    Catlin, Richard
    Hansen, Cassie
    Heslop, Katherine
    Higgins, Anna
    Hillis, David
    Hotten, Alison
    Janiczak, Zaneta
    Johnson, Christine
    Kilpatrick, Mackenzie
    Magee, Catherine
    Patterson, Anna
    Roberts, Amanda
    Sadoti, Giancarlo
    Simeral, David
    Strachan, Scotty
    Striplin, Randy
    Whisenant, Engrid
    White, Justin
    Wilson, Cassie
  • M.S. Geography
    Bromley, Matt
    Canon, Chelsea
    Dahlaw, Eric
    Dingemans, Theodore
    Freund, Stephanie
    Kastner, Jacob
    MacCabe, Shawn
    Majewski, Natasha
    Norpchen, Derek
    Schmid, Sarah
    Shaw, Nicole
    Seelye, Helene
    Vitale, Andrew
  • M.S. Land Use Planning Policy
    Donald , Jonathon
  • PhD Hydrologic Sciences/EECB
    Craig, Laura

Discover Geography

Dagny Stapleton
It’s all in a day’s work for Dag

Dagny Stapleton loves Reno and works tirelessly to improve it.  She serves on the City’s Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board, chairs her Neighborhood Advisory Board and even coordinates the Fiesta on Wells parade each year.  When not championing Reno, you’ll find her challenging faculty and fellow students in our Land Use Planning Policy program.



Scholarship selection is based upon many factors including GPA, Student status, field of emphasis, residency and need.

Selection process is completed in the spring semester.

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, in collaboration with the Graduate School, administers a limited number of general scholarships for graduate students. To be considered for these awards, the student must complete the General Scholarship Application by February 1st.



Scholarships offered In the Department of Geography

  • Vivian Billick Mining Scholarship
  • Viola Vestal Coulter Undergraduate
  • John Joseph Crowley Scholarship
  • Marie Crowley Scholarship
  • Alex Fittinghoff Scholarship
  • Enviroscientists Inc.
  • Chris Exline Geography Scholarship
  • Exline Land Use Scholarship
  • Department of Geography Scholarship
  • Gignoux Family Memorial Mining Scholarship
  • Parker Liddell Mining Scholarship
  • Joseph Stuntebeck Geography Scholarship
  • Richard Taylor Scholarship
  • Geoffrey David Terrile Memorial Scholarship
  • John James Scholarship