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Congratulations to Jeremy Slack who received a drugs, security and democracy program fellowship from the Social Science Research Council.

 

 

Post date: Tue, 05/07/2013 - 20:50

Linda Koski, who just retired after serving as the Geography Graduate Program Coordinator, was a Finalist and awarded Honorable Mention for Outstanding Program Coordinator by the GPSC Acheivement committee.  The competition was extremely competitive with over 120 nominations received.  Kerri Jean wrote a fantastic letter of nomination detailing Linda's outstanding contributions to the department.

Thank you for all you do, Linda. We appreciate you... Read more

Post date: Tue, 05/07/2013 - 20:45

Jesse Minor received an Honorable Mention for Outstanding Graduate Teacher at the Graduate and Professional Student Council Achievement Award ceremony this spring 2013.

 

 

Post date: Tue, 05/07/2013 - 20:40

RJ Johnson, Lily House-Peters, Jacob Miller and Lauren Herwehe were selected to receive a 2013 Tinker Field Research Grant to support their research. The Tinker Foundation’s Field Research Grants Program is designed to provide budding scholars with a first-hand experience of their region of study, regardless of academic discipline.

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Post date: Tue, 05/07/2013 - 20:28

Sarah Kelly-Richards and Niki vonHedemann were both awarded Honorable Mentions for the very competitive National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program.  Sarah and Nikki were 2 of only 8 graduate students in Geography nationwide to receive an Honorable Mention.  Rockstars!

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Post date: Tue, 05/07/2013 - 14:20

Jeremy Slack is the lead author of a fantastic press release, In the Shadow of the Wall: Family Seperation, Immigration, Enforcement and Security.  The story was  later picked up by the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and ... Read more

Post date: Tue, 05/07/2013 - 14:10

Lily House-Peters has been awarded a Fulbright for the 2013-2014 Academic Year to carry out the research project, "Desert Forests & Flows: Riparian Communities, Climate Adaptation & Geopolitics in Sonora."

   

Post date: Tue, 05/07/2013 - 14:01

We sat down with Environmental Studies major, Rochelle Reuter to learn about her experience at the UA. The San Jose, CA native is graduating in May 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies.

Environmental Studies is offered through the School of Geography & Development. Majors who focus on physical geography study the land itself,... Read more

Post date: Tue, 05/07/2013 - 11:57

Pima Association of Governments has finalized an agreement with the University of Arizona Libraries, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, The School of Geography and Development and School of Natural Resources and the Environment to make PAG’s orthophoto and LiDAR archive available to University of Arizona students, faculty and staff through the University of Arizona Libraries.

This imagery and LiDAR archive represents 3.7 Terabytes of data for 1,800 to 2,000 square miles of... Read more

Post date: Mon, 05/06/2013 - 14:27

Michele Tartaglia and Balaji Viswanathan, both graduate students in the Masters of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology program, have been selected for the Esri User Conference Student Assistantship Program. Students recieve full conference registration and lodging.  According to Micheal Johnson, Esri University Programs Manager, "The 2013 applicant pool was the largest I've seen in my 6... Read more

Post date: Mon, 05/06/2013 - 13:54

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