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

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Carly Nichols who has been awarded the Jacques Mayes Award for Best Master's Thesis from the AAG Medical and Health Geography Specialty Group. Carly is on a roll with many awards in the past few weeks. Great work!

Post date: Mon, 04/13/2015 - 09:45

Congratulations to SGD MA student Meg Mills-Novoa who has just been awarded the Pruitt National Minority Fellowship from the Society of Women Geographers. The award comes with $4,000 to support Meg's research "exploring the intersection of climate change adaptation, food systems, and political economy within the Andean context." Great work!

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Post date: Fri, 04/10/2015 - 09:50

The future home of SGD was featured in a news story on Arizona Public Media today. You can learn more about the Environment and Natural Resources (ENR2) building at the link:

Post date: Thu, 04/09/2015 - 09:32

Congratulations to SGD MA student Sophia Borgias who has been awarded a grant from CAPE (Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Group) for her upcoming summer fieldwork in Chile. This adds to Sophia's growing list of awards this year, which includes grants from SBSRI and the... Read more

Post date: Wed, 04/08/2015 - 12:29


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