MDP News


MDP Student Awards and Accomplishments -- Fall 2019 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 12:54   In summer and fall 2019, MDP students received a number of fellowships, graduate assistantships, research funds, and other honors and awards.   Fellowships and Scholarships  ... Read More
MDP students hear development perspectives from the U.K. Monday, November 25, 2019 - 11:37 What will the field of development look like in five or ten years? What key competencies are required for develoment practitioners in the years ahead? What new roles and areas of focus are emerging?... Read More
MDP students engage locally in Tucson, Southern Arizona, and the US-Mexico Border Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 13:07 The Tucson metro area is a dynamic, multicultural region that draws on Latino, Native American, and numerous other influences and is one of the largest urban centers in the desert Southwest.  But... Read More
SDG-related research by MDP students presented at UA Environment Showcase Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 13:33     At the 2019 UA Environment Showcase, a slideset was displayed highlighting environmental and climate research by MDP students related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  (See link... Read More
MDP Annual Report for Academic Year 2018-2019 Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 16:14 This Annual Report provides details on the activity of the Arizona MDP program in academic year 2018-2019, and includes numerous live links to the MDP website. Brief articles cover summer practicums... Read More
Congratulations to MDP awardees of grants related to the SDGs Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 14:06 MDP students were among those awarded grants for research, collaboration, and engagement relating to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Avery Julian Baker, Robert Hartwell, Jake Meyers, and... Read More
MDP Graduating Class of 2019 Present their Research Monday, May 6, 2019 - 11:37 On topics ranging from agricultural practices in Kenya and Mexico, to environmental protection in The Bahamas and Sierra Leone, to refugee services in Arizona, the food supply in Cambodia, and human... Read More
Short course offered by MDP on Ecosystem Services Assessment Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 16:10 This spring, the Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) Program offered a special short course on “Integrating Ecosystem Services Assessment into Development Planning.” The course was led by Lucy... Read More
Spring 2019 SGD Newsletter Monday, March 25, 2019 - 11:33 Spring 2019 Newsletter of the University of Arizona School of Geography and Development (SGD)
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