MDP News


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
MDP Program enrolls record number of Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 13:45           One-third of the MDP class of 2020 are returned Peace Corps volunteers and Coverdell Fellows: Abdul Sigal, Robert Hartwell, Avery Julian Baker, and Jake Meyers (pictured above).
UA "Daily Wildcat" features ENR2 Building Agrivoltaics Plan Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 13:34 "The University of Arizona will be one of the first institutions in the world to have an agrivoltaics unit on top of a roof, combining two cutting-edge ideas — green roofs and solar sharing — into... Read More
"Degrowth”: The Only Solution to Curbing Catastrophic Climate Change? Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 12:07 In a provocative SGD colloquium presentation sponsored by the MDP program, Prof. Brian Petersen of Northern Arizona University argued for radical economic, social, and political thinking.
MDP 2018 Newsletter Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 16:01 Read about MDP student practicums, faculty research activity, special events, alumni news, and more