Announcing the Winner of the Geography Sticker Design Competition!

UW Geography Image designed by Megan Plunkett features a purple and gold map of the Salish Sea with black and white outline of Olympic Mountains in the foreground

The Department of Geography Advising Office is excited to unveil the winning design for the 2021 Geography Sticker Design Competition! Undergraduate geography student Megan Plunkett's submission responds to the question "What Does Geography Mean to You?" by drawing from Megan's "own impression of the word 'geography'... [incorporating] Earth (a true representation of community), circles (to represent unity), and the [Pacific Northwest] and its mountains." Great work, Megan; this image is a fantastic symbol for our department!!

All 2020-2021 graduates will receive a set of stickers mailed to their local address on file, and we will have many more stickers available to welcome continuing and incoming students to campus in the fall quarter!

As a parting gift from our outgoing undergraduate advisor Ellie, we have also opened up our first UW Geography Swag Shop, featuring t-shirts and sweatshirts with Megan's design. Everyone is welcome to place your orders by June 24, 2021, for delivery to be arranged shortly thereafter. Thank you to Ellie for your dedication to undergraduate geography students this year!

Our gratitude also goes out to the panel of judges who selected Megan's design as the winner of the inaugural sticker design contest: Kaiji Obras, representing Plenum Journal of Undergraduate Geography; Elizabeth Shoffner, representing the Geography Graduate Student Association; and Alexandra Yanson, representing the Geography Diversity & Inclusion Committee.