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

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

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

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

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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.

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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!

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Congratulations to Emilie Schur who has been awarded a travel grant by the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG) to attend the upcoming international meeting in New Orleans. Emilie will present her thesis research on water (in)security in Palomas, Chihuahua (US-Mexico border). Way to go, Emilie!!

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Daoqin Tong was award the Geoffrey Hewings Award for distinguished contributions to Regional Science research by young scholars at the North American Regional Science Association conference in Minneapolis last week!  We, of course, recognized her contributions long before NARS, but our hearty congratulations go to her for this recognition by the community of her peers. 

Well done, Daoqin!

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Congratulations to Meg Mills-Novoa, Tamee Albrecht and Pradnya Garud who have all been selected as 2017 Carson Scholars and will be receiving financial awards of $5,000 to support graduate research. The Carson Scholars program is supported by a combination of funding from the Institute of the... Read more

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