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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

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!!

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 14:54

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!

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 14:52

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

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 14:49

SGD is delighted to welcome home Diana Liverman, who is returning to SGD full time.  After years of service to the Institute of the Environment (and before that, to Latin American Studies), Diana is launching a new research initiative within SGD in... Read more

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:59

Elizabeth Koleski presented two posters at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting that wrapped up recently, on November 2nd, in Denver.  Drawing on her summer practicum experience in Nicaragua, the posters were entitled "Formative research for emergency behavioral change," relating to Elizabeth's work on Zika virus prevention, and "From classroom to campo," about incorporating university students in community-based, participatory action research on preventative health... Read more

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:52

Congratulations to Carly Nichols who passed her comprehensive exam on October 31, 2016.

Way to go Carly!

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:49

Congratulations to Bokjin Roh who passed her comprehensive exams (earlier written questions and oral exam on October 31, 2016).  

Her committee consists of:
Connie Woodhouse
Diana Liverman
Gregg Garfin (chair)
Chris Scott (co-chair)

Please join us in wishing Bokjin all the best!

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:45

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