MDP News


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 presented 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 Five 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, Paul... 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
MDP Students Bring Their Development Skills to the Community Food Bank Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 14:57 “Most people I speak with about sustainable development think that crumbling infrastructure, social injustice, and entrenched poverty are things that happen 'out there'.  They aren't present in the U... Read More
The Fall 2018 MDP Blog: Sustainable Food Practices, Environmental Protection, Human Rights, and More Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 13:14                                   
Building a Career as a Development Practitioner: Advice from the Field Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 13:53 The Master's in Development Practice (MDP) Program is grateful to the five outstanding development practitioners who shared their insights "from the field" at a panel discussion on November 28, 2018... Read More