"Rethinking Refugee Resettlement: A Proposal for Global Skills Partnerships," by Michelle Schatz

02/26/2019 - 12:36
MDP Blog
"The wealthiest countries show increasing demand for certain skilled services such as basic health care. This is in part due to populations in wealthy countries aging faster than the populations of skilled workers, creating a deficit in basic health care providers.
 

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This is one of a series of posts written by students in the UA Master's in Development Practice (MDP) Program based on work conducted through their summer field practicums and other research and advocacy activities. 

This policy brief was written by MDP student Michelle Schatz

"Through the Fire: Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona’s 10th Annual Camp Fury," by Robert Hartwell and Danielle Flink

01/22/2019 - 12:36
MDP Blog

MDP student Robert Hartwell participated in the UA Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) 2019 Student Showcase as well as at the 2019 UA Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Outreach + Research Showcase.

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MDP student Robert Hartwell at the UA 2019 Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Outreach + Research Showcase. 

 

"A Flooded Forest on Fire: Adapting to Climate Change," by Jake Meyers

12/06/2018 - 12:36
MDP Blog

MDP student Jake Meyers participated in the UA Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) 2019 Student Showcase with a poster about his Fulbright-funded study analyzing the socioeconomic drivers of wildfire in Cambodia. The study was a vulnerability assessment and aimed to create a pathway towards adaptation by bringing together the physical natural and human dimensions in the socio-ecological system of Prek Toal, Cambodia. 

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MDP student Jake Meyers at the UA 2019 Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC)  Student Showcase.

 

 

 

MDP Students Bring Their Development Skills to the Community Food Bank

12/04/2018 - 13:42
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MDP

“Most people I speak with about sustainable development think that crumbling infrastructure, social injustice, and entrenched poverty are things that happen 'out there'.  They aren't present in the U.S. because we've already solved those issues,” says Chris Mazzarella.

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