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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

"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 one, mutually beneficial unit.

Plans for an agrivoltaics array on the roof of the Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building were... Read more

Post date: Wed, 11/28/2018 - 13:34

How can we prevent the planet from becoming a "Hothouse Earth" that will be less and less hospitable to human life?

In a provocative SGD colloquium presentation on November 2, sponsored by the MDP program,... Read more

Post date: Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:07

Just published!  Fall 2018 newsletter from the School.


Post date: Wed, 10/31/2018 - 07:57

Check out the story titled IPCC Global Warming Report Co-Authored by UA Professor written in part by our very own Diana Liverman.

Great job Diana!

Post date: Mon, 10/08/2018 - 13:30

Emily will be one of the first BS-GIST students to graduate from this program.  In this story she talks about working on her capstone project (GIST498).

Post date: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:46

Please join us for the presentations of the MDP Class of 2018 Final Report Presentations.

Where: ENR2, room S495

When: Tuesday May 8th from 2:30-5:00

There are 5 Candidates that will present their work:

Devin Crim on "Incentivizing Inequality. Critical Assessment of Infill Incentive District in Pima County, AZ"

Cecy Cuevas on "Sabana Mula, Dominican Republic Baseline Study"

Amanda... Read more

Post date: Fri, 05/04/2018 - 10:29


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