Three SGD graduate students have received honors from the NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GFRP). MA student Casey Lynch was one of five geography students nation-wide to be awarded an honorable mention for his work on Libertarian development and employment zones in Honduras! Meanwhile, MA students Emma Lawlor and... Read more

Post date: Tue, 03/31/2015 - 07:19

Congratulations to SGD PhD student whose 2014 Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing publication, "Mapping Impervious Surfaces Using Object-Oriented Classification in a Semiarid Urban Region" has won First Place in the 2015 ESRI Award for Best Scientific Paper in Geographic Information Systems! The co-authors are former SGD grad Toby Finke, David Goodrich, Susan Moran, and our own SGD professor Steve Yool.

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Post date: Mon, 03/30/2015 - 15:05

Congratulations to SGD undergrad Janine Clark, an honors student in Urban and Regional Development, who recently received a student project award from the International Water Security Network. Janine's research is concerned with water laws, economics, politics, demographics, and environmental impacts in the Southwest. You can read more about... Read more

Post date: Mon, 03/30/2015 - 13:26

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Christina Greene, who along with Niki vonHedemann, received a research award from the 2015 Human Dimensions of Global Change specialty group to support her dissertation research on Drought and Food Insecurity among Farmworkers in California. It seems to be a clean... Read more

Post date: Sat, 03/28/2015 - 13:24

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Niki vonHedemann, who has just been selected as the first prize recipient of the 2015 Human Dimensions of Global Change specialty group research competition award for her dissertation research on Payment for Ecosystem Services in the Guatemalan Highlands. Well done Niki!

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Post date: Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:52

Congratulations to SGD Professor Margaret Wilder who has received a Puentes Consortium Visiting Scholar Award to visit and conduct research at the Universidad de las Americas-Puebla in Mexico this summer! Enjoy!

Post date: Wed, 03/25/2015 - 12:11

Congratulations to PhD students Carly Nichols and Shelby Smith, and MA students Meg Mills-Novoa and Sophia Borgias, who have all been awarded research grants from the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute (SBSRI) for their... Read more

Post date: Wed, 03/25/2015 - 12:06

Congratulations are in order for SGD PhD student Carly Nichols, who has been awarded 1st prize in the Asian Geography Specialty Group's student paper competition for her paper "Time nahin hota hai: Gendered labor time and food security in the Kumaon Hills, India." Great work, Carly!

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Post date: Tue, 03/24/2015 - 15:20

Congratulations to SGD Professor Greg Barron-Gafford who has just received a $500K USDA grant, along with Steve Archer in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment, titled "Brush Management And Ecosystem Services: A Quantification Of Trade-Offs On Western Rangelands." Way to go, Greg!

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Post date: Tue, 03/24/2015 - 15:14

A new book on water, A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change, co-edited by Stephanie Beuchler, Professor in SGD and the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, and Anne-Marie Hanson, SGD PhD Alumni, was just published by Routledge.

The book features solutions-oriented rural and urban case studies from different countries in the Global North and South. It will be available soon in... Read more

Post date: Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:54


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