Spring 2019 Newsletter of the University of Arizona School of Geography and Development (SGD)

Post date: Mon, 03/25/2019 - 11:33


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 and a BS degree in Environmental Sciences in 2013. In this first edition of... Read more

Post date: Tue, 03/12/2019 - 15:21


Come learn how to make online maps and applications using the latest technology by the world's leading GIS company, Esri.  No experience necessary, just bring your own laptop and be prepared to learn and be amazed at what you can create by the end of our workshop.... Read more

Post date: Wed, 02/27/2019 - 12:31

Arizona Daily Star features UA community garden's exceptional work in article. See link for full story: https://tucson.... Read more

Post date: Mon, 02/25/2019 - 15:16

Going All City is a book about traversing the urban environment and navigating everyday violence as a member of L.A.'s graffiti subculture. You can access the website by this link:


Post date: Mon, 02/18/2019 - 11:17

“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.S. because we've already solved those issues,” says Chris Mazzarella.

But, of course, he is quick to add, that is not at all the case. “Southern Arizona is one of the most impoverished regions of the U.S., existing... Read more

Post date: Wed, 02/06/2019 - 14:57


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Post date: Thu, 12/20/2018 - 13:14

The School of Geography and Development at The University Arizona, is seeking two Assistant Professors of Practice (Career Track) to join our dynamic faculty and students and advance the development and instruction in our on-line BS and MS programs in Geographic Information Systems Technology (GIST), which are quickly growing programs ( This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly ranked geography... Read more

Post date: Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:07

The School of Geography and Development seeks a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor in spatial statistics and quantitative methods who will advance the School’s research in the use of such methods to address pressing social, political, and economic issues in cities. Research priorities are for a scholar using data science and/or modelling to analyze complex, large data sets, such as population or Census, Smart Cities, finance, policing and emergencies, transportation, logistics,... Read more

Post date: Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:03

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).

“As one of the largest Coverdell Fellowship programs in the country, the... Read more

Post date: Thu, 11/29/2018 - 13:45


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