SGD's Sarah Lanius and Anne Ranek have been awarded Women's Network Travel Grants from the APCG Women's Network to support their presentations at this year’s Association of Pacific Coast Geographers meeting in San Francisco

Post date: Mon, 08/08/2011 - 11:12

Our own Andrew Comrie is quoted here in the Wall Street Journal concerning the relationship between climate change and potential insect disease vectors.

Attack of the Urban Mosquitoes
Wall Street Journal
Post date: Tue, 07/26/2011 - 08:41

Congratulations to SGD Grad Students' Geoff Boyce, Conor Cash, and Sarah Lanius.. whose review of James Scott's " The Art of not Being Governed" is forthcoming in the journal Antiopode!


Post date: Mon, 05/23/2011 - 08:56

The community and school garden course allows UA students to work with teachers and students in K-12 classes in Tucson gaining hands-on experience in teaching, gardening, and local food issues.  The community and school garden course is an opportunity for motivated and self-directed UA students to participate in the growing school and community garden movement.  The video shows UA undergraduate students Amy Mellor and Andre Luiz Domingues as well as UA graduate Annie Silverman and graduate... Read more

Post date: Tue, 04/26/2011 - 10:01

Diana Liverman (School of Geography and Development) and Dr. Thomas Bever (Department of Linguistics) have been named Regents' Professors at the University of Arizona. These coveted awards to the best researchers here at the University.

Diana LIverman



Post date: Tue, 02/22/2011 - 09:19

Spring 2011 Speaker Series: Join us for SGD'sSpring 2011 Speaker Series Friday's, from 3:30-4:45 in Harvill Room 404, with coffee, tea, and snacks starting promptly at 3:00.

Post date: Wed, 02/09/2011 - 09:27

The 2008 School of Geography and Development annual newsletter has arrived! You can view it at You will need Adobe Acrobat to view the newsletter.

Post date: Wed, 05/12/2010 - 09:14

The School of Geography and Development is pleased to recognize six outstanding undergraduate students receiving degrees this Fall. The awards conferred distinguish their recipients and indicate the breadth of SGD’s undergraduate program.

  • Klafter Award in Regional Development: Erin Daly, B.S., Regional Development
  • Hecht Award for Overall Merit: Gregory Goodrum, B.S., Geography
  • Buttery Award for Geographical Information Science: Timothy Craven, B.A.,... Read more
Post date: Wed, 05/12/2010 - 09:07

Congratulations to a number of recent and soon-to-be SGD alumni who have landed great jobs this year:

  • Chris Bitter has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor in the University of Washington's Rustand Center for Real Estate Studies.
  • Rolando Diaz was offered the position of Professor-Investigator in the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez system. He will be a faculty member in its new "geofisica" department on a new branch campus of the UACJ system, in... Read more
Post date: Fri, 04/16/2010 - 09:11


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