SGD PhD student Eric Magrane recently led a summer class, "The American Landscape Field Course", during summer presession, which took students on a 10-day tour of Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and California. The course was intended to get students out of the classroom to interact more with their environment. The course visited some of the most iconic landscapes in those 4 states and encouraged students to look at the region with an... Read more

Post date: Mon, 06/15/2015 - 12:47

Congratulations to recent SGD PhD graduate Sunčana Laketa, who after having recently defended her dissertation in April, has landed a postdoctoral research position in the Department of Geography at the University of Zurich, starting this August. She will be extending her dissertation research on social identities in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a comparative analysis of the city of Kharkiv in Ukraine. Wonderful news... Read more

Post date: Thu, 06/11/2015 - 12:32

Congratulations to SGD professor Tracey Osborne, who has received the prestigious Switzer Environmental Leadership Fellowship for her 'Climate Alliance Mapping Project.' This is a collaborative effort between academics, environmental NGOs, and indigenous organizations to address climate change by creating interactive multimedia maps and a web portal that will engage the public, build activist and community networks, and inform... Read more

Post date: Tue, 06/09/2015 - 12:12

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Zach Sugg whose publication, "Transboundary groundwater governance in the Guarani Aquifer System: Reflections from a survey of global and regional experts" is hot off the presses at the Water International Journal. Co-authors include SGD alum Rafael de Grenade and Udall Center colleagues Bob Varady and Andrea Gerlak. Great work!

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Post date: Tue, 06/09/2015 - 11:27

Kudos to the following 2015 MDP graduates:

Natalie Lucas who accepted a Fellowship with the University of New Hampshire program ‘One Montana’ and also founded the NGO ‘Care About Climate’.

Mursal Ali who will be continuing his work at Horizons for Refugee Families as an Immigration Service Provider.

Leigh Anne Schmidt who took a position as the In-country Director for Montana de Luz, an orphanage for HIV positive... Read more

Post date: Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:27

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Jeff Wilson who was awarded a Confluence Center Fellowship for his project, "Geography and the Graphic Novel". Congrats, Jeff (also, a newly minted PhD Candidate)!

Post date: Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:22

At the Magellan Circle dinner last month, the Community and School Garden Program team, including SGD Professor Sallie Marston and Moses Thompson, SBS Community Outreach Coordinator, along with community fundraisers Joan Kaye Cauthorn and Cita Scott, received the Community Engagement Award. Read more about it:... Read more

Post date: Wed, 05/13/2015 - 14:50

Each May and December, the College of Social and Behavioral Science selects a graduating senior as the recipient of college-wide awards in several areas. This semester, SGD is proud to have two winners (following in the heels of Michael Jardini, who won the SBS Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award in December). If you see them in the hallways of Harvill, congratulate award winners Karina Gonsalez (Environmental Studies) who won the SBS Excellence in Leadership and Community Engagement... Read more

Post date: Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:46

Congratulations to SGD PhD student Niki vonHedemann who has just been awarded a GPSC research and project grant to support her upcoming dissertation fieldwork in Guatemala! Great work!

Post date: Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:49

Congratulations to SGD MA student Sophia Borgias who has just received a field study award for $500 from the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG) for her MA research "Conflict, change, and the challenges of water governance in Chile’s Maipo River Basin". Great work!

Post date: Wed, 05/06/2015 - 13:25


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