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MDP-Q&A with Natalie Lucas (MDP 2015): Founder of “Care About Climate” and Elected Member of The Sierra Club National Board of Directors Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 15:21   Natalie Lucas is a triple alumna of the University of Arizona, having earned a Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) in 2015 as well as a BA degree in Philosophy, Politics, Economics & Law... Read More
"Ensuring Fair Pay through Wage & Hour Regulations at the Department of Labor," by Jake Meyers, Abdul Sigal, and David Thalenberg Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 13:05 MDP students Jake Meyers and Abdul Sigal presented a poster at the 2019 UA Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Outreach + Research Showcase. The poster, co-authored with Coverdell Fellow and UA Graduate... Read More
"Climate Change Resilience Among the Maasai of Narok, Kenya," by Kelli M. Williams Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 12:41 MDP student Kelli Willliams presented a poster in the UA Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) 2019 Student Showcase as well as at the 2019 UA Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Outreach +... Read More
"Rethinking Refugee Resettlement: A Proposal for Global Skills Partnerships," by Michelle Schatz Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 14:42 "The wealthiest countries show increasing demand for certain skilled services such as basic health care. This is in part due to populations in wealthy countries aging faster than the populations of... Read More
"Through the Fire: Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona’s 10th Annual Camp Fury," by Robert Hartwell and Danielle Flink Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 16:11 MDP student Robert Hartwell participated in the UA Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) 2019 Student Showcase as well as at the 2019 UA Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Outreach + Research... Read More
"A Flooded Forest on Fire: Adapting to Climate Change," by Jake Meyers Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 12:57 MDP student Jake Meyers participated in the UA Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) 2019 Student Showcase with a poster about his Fulbright-funded study analyzing the socioeconomic... Read More
"Combating Malnutrition in Sierra Leone through Aquaculture" by Joseph Stewart Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 12:59   "Although Sierra Leone’s national fish consumption per year is in-line with the global average, (17kg vs. 19.7kg), this isn’t necessarily the case in more rural, poorer areas. People in the... Read More
"Implementation of Plant-Based Menu Options in Universities," by Sandra Wiebe Monday, December 17, 2018 - 14:23 "Transforming our current food system into a sustainable food system is at the forefront for reaching climate change targets, improving water quality, improving health, and reducing the number of... Read More
"Integrating Geographic Information Systems in Sustainability Planning in Eleuthera, Bahamas" by Philana A. Jeremiah Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:46   "Low lying countries such as The Bahamas, Indonesia and Thailand are at risk of being wiped off the map due to rising sea levels and climate change. The need to protect these countries’ unique... Read More
"Haiti's Prolonged Pretrial Detentions: A Legacy of Abject Human Rights Abuses" by Deborah Dimmett Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 10:49 "Haiti has long had a history of overcrowded prisons due in part to the large number of pretrial detainees.  A report by CBS News in 2017 stated that most of Haiti’s 11,000 inmates are pretrial... Read More

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