Sarah Kelly-Richards & RJ Johnson's grant application "Building a Public Political Ecology" was awarded $1,500 funding by the UA Green Fund Committee.  The grant will help expand the public outreach goals of the Public Political Ecology Lab (PPEL), spearheaded by Tracey Osborne.

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Elizabeth Oglesby, a University of Arizona professor in the ... Read more

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The Public Political Ecology Lab (PPEL) aims to communicate political ecology research to a broader public as a vehicle for social and environmental change. It does this by providing students and scholars of political ecology with training in a diverse set of research methods (inducing community-based and participatory action research methods) and media skills, as well as a forum to present their work. The PPEL also... Read more

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Estee Rivera Murdock did an interview with The High Country News in February about issues of relevancy in the National Park System which was featured in a special edition.  The article profiled her recently completed (1/2013) Master's Thesis work and her job at Saguaro National Park.

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Marissa Isaak, who has been selected as a Society of Woman Geographers Pruitt National Fellow.  The Society of Woman Geographers is a non-profit association designed to provide a medium of intellectual exchange among traveled women engaged in the study of geography and its allied arts and sciences; to further geographical work in all its branches; to spread knowledge of the... Read more

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



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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

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



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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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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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