UA MS-GIST student pull a clean sweep.   The Tony Gonzales Scholarship was endowed from proceeds of the 2001 Southwest User Group (SWUG) Conference held in Tucson in the Fall of 2001. It has since been supplemented with additional funds from corporate and individual sponsors and from proceeds generated by the Arizona Chapter of GITA. The School of Geography and Development is pleased to recognize the 2012 winners of the Tony Gonzales Scholarship:

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Post date: Sun, 09/23/2012 - 11:10

Melanie Meyers Colavito, PhD Candidate in the School of Geography and Development and Teaching Assistant for MS-GIST Program, will be speaking at the Tucson Area GIS Cooperative Meeting.

"From Shapefiles to Megawatts: Modeling Land Use Suitability for Renewable Energy Alternatives"

I will be talking about the development of GIS models to identify suitable locations for... Read more

Post date: Thu, 09/06/2012 - 16:56


On August 10, 2012 Dr. Chris Lukinbeal, the Director of the Masters of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology Program, was appointed by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to serve on the... Read more
Post date: Sat, 08/25/2012 - 15:38


GeoGRAX & Moonlite Enterprises, or GaMe for short, provide leading edge services and software for the mining community.  The company combines the resources of GeoGRAX GIS Services and Moonlite Systems with their first commercial software project aimed at making cloud based web mapping easy to create and administer.  Founded in 1991,... Read more
Post date: Sat, 08/25/2012 - 13:37



Michael Robles, a MS-GIST graduate from 2011, has been selected for a paid internship with the City of San Diego and the San Diego Data Processing Corporation focused on fire mapping.

Post date: Tue, 07/31/2012 - 17:42

Please click here to watch the 2012 Jan Monk lecture featuring Dr. Richa Nagar 2/17/12.

Post date: Thu, 02/23/2012 - 10:58

Diana Liverman, co-director of the University of Arizona's Institute of the Environment, was honored recently with designation as a "distinguished professor" for her work, which includes the human dimensions in global climate change.


 Diana LIverman- Regents Professor



Post date: Fri, 01/27/2012 - 15:09

Please click the link below to watch the talk

Corky Poster- My Arizona

3rd Annual "My Arizona" Lecture featuring Corky Poster sponsored by
The School of Geography and Development, Univ. of Arizona

"A Few Modest Urban Design Recommendations for Tucson's New Mayor"

This year's guest speaker is Corky... Read more
Post date: Tue, 01/17/2012 - 11:54


This is a large team effort from across campus and many uinits, and the geographers in this project include Margaret Wilder, Chris Scott,
Sarah Kelly, and Heide Bruckner.
Project presentations will take place today at the Institute of the Environment in the Marshall Building, 845 N. Park Ave., Room 531. Between 830 and 11AM.... Read more

Post date: Fri, 10/14/2011 - 09:10

Co-authored with our own Gary Paul Nabhan, and several friends of the School, including Thomas E. Sheridan, Kimberlee Chambers, and Eric Perramond.

You can find this editorial at the prestigious: Journal of Ethnobiology 31(1): 1–3
Post date: Thu, 08/11/2011 - 14:00


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