Jamie McEvoy, PhD Candidate in Geography, just accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Resource Geography in the Department of Earth Sciences at Montana State University.  Jamie’s research interests include water resources management, climate change adaptation, and human-environment relations.  Her committee includes Dr. Margaret Wilder (chair), Dr. Diana Liverman, Dr. Marv Waterstone... Read more

Post date: Sun, 01/20/2013 - 16:55

The Masters of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology welcomed 34 new students on January 9, 2013.  Faculty from the School of Geography and Development, Mike Proctor, Vice President, Regional Development, Outreach & Global Initiatives and Dean, Outreach College,along with John Paul Jones III, Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and alumni from the MS-GIST program welcomed the class of 2013 at the Eddie Lynch Athletics Pavilion.  A video along with photos from ... Read more

Post date: Fri, 01/18/2013 - 14:01

Melinda Butterworth's article, "The mosquito's umwelt, or one monster's standpoint ontology,"  has just been published in Geoforum (co-authors Ian Shaw and J.P. Jones).

Congrats Mindy!

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Post date: Fri, 01/18/2013 - 13:47

Paula Decker for being the recipient of a competitive Marshall Foundation Graduate Fellowship from the Graduate College, which will fund her while she finishes writing her dissertation.

Post date: Fri, 01/11/2013 - 18:21

Erik Glenn, a graduate from the MS-GIST program in 2011, was hired in December of 2012 as a Geographic Information Systems Analyst - Senior, with Pima County Information Technology Department - Shared Content Platform Services, Special Projects Section.  In the Special Projects Section he will be doing analysis and making maps for numerous Pima County Departments that don't have their own GIS Resources.

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Post date: Fri, 12/28/2012 - 10:48

Fred Neasham, a graduate from the MS-GIST program in 2011, will begin a new career January 2013 as a Project Manager with Leica GeoSystems - Mining Division.  He will be leading their support team providing software and hardware installations worldwide.


Post date: Fri, 12/28/2012 - 10:38

Jen Dvorsky, a 2012 graduate from the Master's of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology (MS-GIST), was hired by the City of Prescott, Arizona as a GIS Specialist. She will begin her new job January, 2013.  Congratulations Jen!


Post date: Thu, 12/20/2012 - 15:55

Smaran Harihar will begin working for ESRI's JavaScript team in January 2013.  He graduated in 2012 with a Master's of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology at the University of Arizona.  His Master's Project focused on creating  the web interface for the USAdapt website, a webGIS tool for climate change impact analysis. The USAdapt is an ongoing research... Read more

Post date: Thu, 12/20/2012 - 11:03

Congratulations to the 2012 graduates of the Master's of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology.  We are so proud of you all.  Photos from the event can be found on the MS-GIST Facebook page

Dr. Chris Lukinbeal, Director MS-GIST (back left)

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Post date: Tue, 12/18/2012 - 15:01

Congratulations to Jamie who is a co-author of a book chapter, titled "Desalination in Arizona: Challenges, applications and prospects" in the just-published book, Shared Borders, Shared Waters: Israeli-Palestinian and Colorado River Basin Water Challenges.


Post date: Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:19


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