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Kudos to Kara Tanoue who has been awarded the SBSRI Pre-doctoral Grant Award for a SNAP retailer access study in rural communities. Here are some of the reviewers’ comments “Truly outstanding. The research has good theoretical foundations. I could absolutely see this research affecting government policy and the policy of NGOs and food sellers”.

Way to go, Kara.

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:44

The Sonoran Desert: A Literary Field Guide written by Eric Magrane and Christopher Cokinos was just selected as a Southwest Book of the Year.  Here's the article from the Daily Star:

http://tucson.com/entertainment/books-and-literature/pima-county-public-library-presents-southwest-books-of-the-year/... Read more

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:42

Congratulations to Arica Crootof and Tom Stieve who recently passed their oral exams!

Congratulations to Jared Powell who successfully defended his dissertation recently the title of which is: “Spacing Education Reform”.  

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:38

The Institute of the Environment website recently had a lead item featuring the work of many geographers—a special issue on the METRICS OF WATER SECURITY AND ADAPTIVE CAPACITY.  The result of the two-year project is a special issue on Metrics, guest edited by Gregg Garfin, Margaret Wilder, and Robert Merideth, and published online in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, comprised of 14 articles by 37 authors in 12 countries.

CONGRATULATIONS to all the faculty and... Read more

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:28
Congrats to Sarah, Noah, Arica and Carl (as well as SGD alum David Tecklin) on their new article, "Governing the transition to renewable energy: A review of impacts and policy issues in the small hydropower boom" in Energy Policy
 
It is a great article! Also, props to Diana Liverman who helped conceptualize the project and Joe Patton who crafted the awesome figures in the paper! 
 
Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:25

Congratulations to Audra El Vilaly White who learned recently that she has been awarded the Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship.  Well done, Audra!!

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:23

Joseph Patton just received a UA Graduate College Travel grant to complete his MA thesis data collection!

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:21

Congratulations to Sneha Balakrishnan and Becky Brice who were both awarded 2017 CLIMAS fellowships.

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:14

Congrat’s go to Andrea who published her first opinion piece as part of her fellowship!  The Hill is widely read by DC folks and others interested in policy issues. 

Andrea’s first op-ed as part of the Public Voices fellowship was published yesterday by The Hill.  Read the article here.

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:11

Congratulations to Niki vonHedemann for her new co-authored article published in Health and Place titled “Managing mosquito spaces: Citizen self-governance of disease vectors in a desert landscape”. Co-authors include our own Mindy Butterworth now at Willamette University, Paul Robbins, Katheryn Landau and Cory Morin!

Well done Niki!

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 10:56

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