Entries by Brian Won

Passing of Professor Antony R. Orme

Dear Friends and Colleagues, It is with a heavy heart that I write to inform you of the passing of Professor Antony (Tony) R. Orme.  Professor Orme received his undergraduate degree and doctorate from the University of Birmingham and served at UCLA from 1968 to 2010 as a faculty member in the Department of Geography. […]

Rivers of Power: How a Natural Force Raised Kingdoms, Destroyed Civilizations, and Shapes Our World

Rivers, more than any road, technology, or political leader, have shaped the course of human civilization. They have opened frontiers, founded cities, settled borders, and fed billions. They promote life, forge peace, grant power, and can capriciously destroy everything in their path. Even today, rivers remain a powerful global force — one that is more […]

AAG Announces 2020 Class of AAG Fellows

The American Association of Geographers announces their 2020 Class of AAG Fellows. 18 distinguished people have been selected in this class, including our own Distinguished Professor and John Muir Memorial Chair Glen M. Sproul dit MacDonald.