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Chris Scott has been appointed as the new Director of the Udall Center.  He will maintain a role in the School of Geography and Development, so we will still be able to draw on his expertise and talents, even as he embarks on a new set of duties and challenges. 
 
Many congratulations and best wishes, Chris!
 
Post date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:33

Congrats to Sophia Borgias.  She has won a SBSRI research grant to support her summer research in Owens Valley and was also named as a honorable mention for the Ford Foundation Fellowship! 

Post date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:31

Kudos to Carly Nichols whose article "Millets, milk, and maggi: contested processes of the nutrition transition in rural India" has been accepted for publication in Agriculture and Human Values. Check out the article here.

Post date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:29

Kudos to Laurel Bellante who has been awarded the PEO Scholar Award, a SBSRI grant and the Rafe Sagarin Travel Grant.  She plans to use her funding to share preliminary results and conduct follow–up interviews in Chiapas this summer. 

Well done Laurel!

Post date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:27

I am super excited and proud to relay the news that Leland Sutter has been selected to receive a 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship.  These are very prestigious awards given to those with a "demonstrated potential to contribute to strengthening the vitality of the U.S. science and engineering enterprise". 

Please help me congratulate Leland.

Post date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:24

Congrats to Casey Lynch who has had his paper, ‘"Vote with your feet": Neoliberalism, the Democratic Nation-State, and Utopian Enclave Libertarianism’ accepted for publication in the journal Political Geography

An awesome outcome of some fantastic master’s research. 
 
Casey was also awarded a Fulbright for his research in Spain!  Double congratulations!!
Post date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:21

Congratulation to Kevin Anchukaitis who has received a Research Professorhip from SBSRI!  Well done and well deserved!

Post date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:19

Congratulations to Laurel Bellante for her new article published in Agriculture and Human Values, titled “Building the Local Food Movement in Chiapas, Mexico: Rationales, Benefits, and Limitations”.  

Post date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:18

Congratulations to Sandy Marshall, who just accepted a tenure track job in Geography at Elon College.  Elon is a private, liberal arts college in North Carolina.  They will be lucky to have him join the department.  Well done, Sandy.  We will miss you.  

Post date: Wed, 03/01/2017 - 12:00

Congratulations to Diana Liverman, who has been selected to be a lead author on a chapter on Sustainable Development, Poverty Eradication, and Reducing Inequalities on the new IPCC special report on 1.5C change.  Wonderful recognition of Diana's leadership and commitment to this issue.    

Post date: Wed, 03/01/2017 - 11:58

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