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Jessica de la Ossa has been awarded a Cesar Chavez Pre-Doctoral Fellowship at Dartmouth College. She will spend a year in residence at Dartmouth as she completes her dissertation.  The fellowship runs from September 2013 to August 2014. Jessica will be working closely with Mona Domosh and others in the... Read more

Post date: Tue, 03/19/2013 - 19:20

Georgia Davis (Conover) is a PhD student in Geography, is now the host of Arizona Illustrated Nature.

 

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Post date: Tue, 03/19/2013 - 19:13

Rudy Stricklan, a lecturer in the Masters of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology program and the principal consultant with Mapping Automation, LLC, has not only been on the editorial board of Professional Surveyor Magazine, but also have been a contributing author.  Check out some of Rudy's articles (try reading the oldest first as some stories are connected).

Stricklan, R. 2013. OpenGeo: Open-source... Read more

Post date: Tue, 03/19/2013 - 19:00

Heston Smith, an alumni of the Masters of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology in 2011, has accepted a job with the US Army Corp of Engineers, Army Geospatial Center.  He will be working in Geographer in the terrain analysis branch. This branck supports USACE projects and soldiers (warfighter support).

 

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Post date: Wed, 03/13/2013 - 19:02

Brian Marks, who earned his PhD in Geography from the University of Arizona in 2010 has accepted a tenure-track position at Louisiana State UniversityDr. Marks was previously a visiting assistant professor at the State University of New York, Geneseo,

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Post date: Mon, 03/11/2013 - 21:36

George Towers, who graduated in 1991 with a PhD in Geography from the University of Arizona, has  just accepted a position as division head of the liberal arts program at Indiana University Purdue University – Columbus (IUPUC).

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Post date: Mon, 03/11/2013 - 21:19

The School of Geography and Development graduate students have won 1/3 of the awards from the SBSRI this spring. 

Majed Akhter (Dissertation Grant): "Downstream: The Political Economy and Geography of the Indus Basin"

Jesse Minor (Dissertation Grant): "Land Management Responses to Altered Fire Regimes"

Lily House-Peters (Dissertation Grant): "Border flows: Managing River Resources in Drought-prone Ejido Communities in the Sonoran Borderlands."

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Post date: Mon, 03/11/2013 - 21:08

The 2nd Annual UA GIS Career Fair, sponsored by the MS-GIST program, was a huge success.  There were 18 different booths hosted by GIS professionals in industry, government and from across the campus.   A wonderful panel of local professionals discussed the state of the GIS industry in Tucson and best practices.  David... Read more

Post date: Fri, 03/08/2013 - 09:41

Cesar Duran, an alumi of the MS-GIST program in 2012,  has a job With Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative with a start date of February 26th. Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative is a non-profit, member-owned distribution cooperative providing electricity to more than 53,000 services over some 4,059 miles of energized line. Located in southeastern Arizona, the cooperative’s service territory covers... Read more

Post date: Tue, 03/05/2013 - 11:39

Mindy Butterworth will receive a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant from the National Science Foundation for her work on mosquitoes and dengue in Key West, Florida.

 

Post date: Tue, 03/05/2013 - 11:26

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