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

Dr. Rodrick A. Hay, recieved his PhD in Geography from the University of Arizona in 1996.  Dr. Hay was recently selected to be Dean, College of Natural and Behavioral Science at California State University of Dominguez Hills.


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Post date: Tue, 03/05/2013 - 11:07

Paula Denise Decker has received the prestigious Marshall Foundation Dissertation-Fellowship for final-phase dissertation support. In addition to a $10,788 stipend beginning in Spring 2013 from the Louise F. Marshall Foundation, each student will receive a tuition scholarship for two semesters from the UA Graduate College.

Dissertation Title: “Making Space for Mexican Wolves: Technology, Knowledge and Conservation Politics”

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Post date: Tue, 03/05/2013 - 10:58

Niki Von Hedemann was the winner of the best water photo in the most recent Institute of the Environment Photography Competition. 



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Post date: Tue, 03/05/2013 - 10:31

The Master's of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology program is hosting the 2nd Annual UA GIS Career Day March 6th.  The event will be held in the University of Arizona's Student Union (South Ballroom, 3rd floor).

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Post date: Mon, 03/04/2013 - 18:02

Daniel Griffin, a UA PhD candidate in SGD, has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Geography, Environment, and Society at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.




Post date: Fri, 03/01/2013 - 11:29


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