Kyle and Daniel, two Environmental Studies students led the September climate strike demonstration and spoke with Arizona 360 on why they believe climate change is a fundamental issue.


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Post date: Fri, 10/04/2019 - 12:35



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 above for the full slideset or ... Read more

Post date: Thu, 09/26/2019 - 13:33

The University of Arizona’s Community and School Garden Program is proud to announce that its Supporting Environmental Education and Community (SEEC) Program Coordinator Dr. Jessie Rack has been selected as an AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) IF/THEN® Ambassador. IF/THEN®, a national initiative... Read more

Post date: Fri, 09/13/2019 - 13:14

A new paper by SGD colleagues has been published in Nature Sustainability.

Post date: Tue, 09/03/2019 - 09:13

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, community engagement, faculty activities, special events, curriculum, and alumni relations.

Post date: Thu, 08/22/2019 - 16:14

Help us congratulate those that successfully defended their PhD dissertations over the summer!

Mona Arora defended in mid-July.  Her dissertation was titled "Enhancing Public Health Response to Health Impacts of Climate Change: Needs, Gaps, and Opportunities.”

Gigi Owen defended early August.  Her dissertation was titled "Evaluating Effectiveness in Climate Change Adaptation and Socially-Engaged Climate Research."

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Post date: Mon, 08/19/2019 - 12:10

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 rights in Haiti, this year's graduates of the MDP Program presented their work at a poster session on May 3, 2019. 

See below for the program and click on the links above to view the posters. 

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Post date: Mon, 05/06/2019 - 11:37

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


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