Zenith 2018-2019

25 The OSU Zenith is a publication of Oklahoma State University, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Geography. All communications should be mailed to: geog@okstate.edu, or OSU Geography Department ATTN: Zenith 337 Murray Hall Stillwater, OK 74078-4073 2019 © OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY Connect with us! OSU Geography Department @GeographyOSU @geographyosu The mission of the Department of Geography is:  to provide an exceptional educational experience in a student-centered depart- mental community that emphasizes the value of lifelong learning, employs engaging instructional activities, and prepares students for careers in an increasingly global- ized world;  to conduct innovative theoretical and applied research that promotes discovery, cultivates interdisciplinary and collaborative partnerships, fosters socioeconomic development, and responds to the needs of society;  to promote the importance and relevance of geography to the public and to provide geographic expertise to the university, community, and state.