Greg Barron-Gafford was recently featured on an episode of AZ Illustrated Nature, which highlighted some of the changes and issues that are ongoing in Arizona's grasslands.  Barron-Gafford was interviewed by fellow geographer, Georgia Davis, although Davis and Barron-Gafford do not do research together.  Barron-Gafford's research focuses on the expansion of woody plant... Read more

Post date: Tue, 09/17/2013 - 13:01

SGD PhD Student Jeremy Slack's research on migration/ deportation/ border securitization has recently been featured in some impressive national and international media outlets.  Jeremy was featured on NPR's Morning Edition last Friday, and you can listen to the full story here.  He is also featured in a documentary on Al Jazeera's... Read more

Post date: Fri, 09/13/2013 - 13:33

Postdoctoral researcher and SGD graduate, Cory Morin, and UA Provost and SGD Professor, Andrew Comrie, were recently featured on UA News for their research on West Nile Virus and climate change.  Morin and Comrie have developed a climate-driven mosquito population model that can help to simulate the occurrence of mosquitos that carry and transmit West Nile Virus.  The model can be used by... Read more

Post date: Tue, 09/10/2013 - 09:21

The Southern Arizona Geographers Association (SAGA) is a graduate student led organization in the School of Geography and Development.  Each year, SAGA brings in an influential speaker as part of the SGD Colloquium Series.  This fall, SAGA has invited Dr. David Harvey, a Distinguished Professor of Geography and Anthropology at City University of New York, to speak.  Dr. Harvey is one... Read more

Post date: Tue, 09/10/2013 - 09:09

The Regional Economics And Spatial Modeling (REASM) laboratory in the School of Geography and Development was recently featured by the Regional Science International Association.  Learn more about REASM and some of its programs in the article here.

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Post date: Wed, 09/04/2013 - 10:00

SGD PhD Student Geoff Boyce has a new article out in NACLA (North American Congress on Latin America) titled, "Border Security Results Act: Border Militarization Disguised as "Accountability Measure" in House Reform Effort".  ... Read more

Post date: Wed, 08/28/2013 - 09:42

SGD Master's student Carly Nichols has a new article out in India Together, titled "Look beyond the Food." The article can be found at... Read more

Post date: Wed, 08/28/2013 - 09:38

Chris Lukinbeal was elected to serve as the Vice President of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (APCG) for 2013-2014.  The APCG acts as the regional divsion of the Assocation of American Geographers.  The University of Arizona's School of Geography and Development will be the conference host for the 2014 APCG conference.

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Post date: Mon, 08/26/2013 - 14:59

School of Geography and Development Alumni Cado Daily was recently interviewed on NPR's Science Friday about how to create a drought tolerant "rainscape" in your yard.  Cado is currently the Water Resources Coordinator for the Water Wise Program at the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension in Cochise County.  Learn how to create a water wise landscape in your yard, and hear from Cado by following the link to the story... Read more

Post date: Thu, 08/22/2013 - 09:51

What: Guest Speaker, Talbot Brooks

President of the Geospatial Information & Technology Association and Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Information Technology at Delta State University


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Post date: Tue, 08/13/2013 - 12:55


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