MDP News


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
Congratulations MDP Class of 2018! Friday, May 11, 2018 - 18:15 Bianca Comer, Cecy Cuevas, Amanda Monroy, Shannon Jones and Devin Crim (not in photograph) all presented their Final Reports on May 8th. Congratulations!  Their Final Report titles are listed below:... Read More
MDP Faculty Dr. Doshi begins new ACLS funded research Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 14:27 MDP affilated faculty Dr. Sapana Doshi recently began new research on stories of corruption in relation to urban real estate, land grabbing and redevelopment in Mumbai and Bangalore, India. This... Read More
MDP Candidate on Pima Co. Women's Commission Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 13:58 MDP candidate Amanda Monroy has recently become Co-Chair of the Pima County City of Tucson Women's Commission. This is an advisory board to the City Council and the Board of Supervisors and focuses... Read More