Each May and December, the College of Social and Behavioral Science selects a graduating senior as the recipient of college-wide awards in several areas. This semester, SGD is proud to have two winners (following in the heels of Michael Jardini, who won the SBS Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award in December). If you see them in the hallways of Harvill, congratulate award winners Karina Gonsalez (Environmental Studies) who won the SBS Excellence in Leadership and Community Engagement... Read more

Post date: Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:46

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Niki vonHedemann who has just been awarded a GPSC research and project grant to support her upcoming dissertation fieldwork in Guatemala! Great work!

Post date: Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:49

Congratulations to SGD MA student Sophia Borgias who has just received a field study award for $500 from the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG) for her MA research "Conflict, change, and the challenges of water governance in Chile’s Maipo River Basin". Great work!

Post date: Wed, 05/06/2015 - 13:25

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


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