Gerard Rushton retiring from the University of Iowa after 44 years

If anyone happens to be in Iowa City on Friday May 10, please join in celebration of Professor Gerard Rushton’s 44 years of outstanding service to the University of Iowa and the discipline of Geography.  For more information about his career, the Daily Iowan has written an article about Professor Rushton and his retirement.  Professor Rushton earned his Ph.D. from U of I in 1964 and joined The Department of Geography faculty in 1969. He is an international leader in health geography and locational analysis and was instrumental in building the department’s reputation in spatial analysis and geographic information science.  
 
A reception will be held in honor Professor Rushton on Friday, May 10 in the South Room (rm. 179) of the IMU from 4:00 – 7:00. Please come and wish Gerry a happy and fulfilling retirement.