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SGD PhD student Eric Magrane was recently interviewed by The Daily Wildcat about his work connecting poerty, art, and the natural world. He also recently gave a talk, along with his ringtail cat Miss Marple at Antigone Books. Great work, Eric.

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Post date: Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:40

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Audra El Vilaly who has been selected as a Society of Woman Geographers Pruitt Dissertation Fellowship awardee for 2015-2016. Way to go!

Post date: Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:48

We would like to call your attention to a just-published featured book review (access it here) in the AAG Review of Books current (spring 2015) issue due to its multiple SGD connections. The book in question is The Power of Narrative in Environmental Networks (MIT Press, 2013), by Raul Lejano, Mrill Ingram, and Helen Ingram. Mrill is an SGD PhD, and Helen was a... Read more

Post date: Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:27

Congratulations to Master's in Development Practice student Nikki Lippert who received both the GPSC travel grant and the GPSC research grant for her summer practicum in Swaziland! Great job Nikki!

Post date: Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:21

A big congratulations is in order for SGD grad students Laura Sharp, Noah Silber-Coats, and Jesse Minor who won the AAG World Geography Bowl competition. They represented the APCG against 9 other teams and went 8-1 before winning the final round. Noah and Jesse tied for 10th place for total points earned.... Read more

Post date: Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:46

Congratulations to SGD PhD students Niki vonHedemann and Mindy Butterworth for the publication of their article "Visualizations of mosquito risk: A political ecology approach to understanding the territorialization of hazard control" in Landscape and Urban Planning. Paul Robbins, Cory Morin, and Katy Landau and also authors. Fantastic work!

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Post date: Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:41

Congratulations to SGD Professor Margaret Wilder who has just been awarded one of 18 (out of almost 70!) UA Student Engagement Grants! She will be developing a UA FoodJustice Lab in collaboration with the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, and the UA's Kellogg Program in Southwest and Borderlands Food Security at the Southwest Center. The FoodJustice Lab will be a site of community-campus connection to engage student... Read more

Post date: Mon, 04/27/2015 - 10:25

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Christina Greene who has received a Confluence Center grant for her work on drought, food systems and farmworkers in California. Way to go!

Post date: Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:15

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Bhuwan Thapa who has been awarded a three-year Graduate Research Training Grant by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD, based in Kathmandu, Nepal) under its Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE) initiative.

Bhuwan’s proposal, entitled "Pathways to Resilience: Adaptation in agriculture and water management to changing climate in the Gandaki River Basin,” was selected among numerous applications across... Read more

Post date: Thu, 04/16/2015 - 09:54

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Niki vonHedemann who has just been awarded the Inter-American Foundation Fellowship for her dissertation fieldwork investigating the Political Ecology of Payments for Ecosystem Services in Guatemala. Way to go, Niki!

Post date: Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:12

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