MDP Summer Practicum Blog - Cecy Cuevas

07/07/2017 - 09:12
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Confronting drought and climate change through solidarity and sustainability in Sabana Mula, Dominican Republic

As the MDP program allows you to pursue your passions in development, I have devoted my graduate career to finding ways to improve the quality of life through reducing inequalities and enhancing living conditions in poor and/or rural communities. 
 

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MDP Summer Practicum Blog - Amanda Monroy

06/27/2017 - 10:24
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Courage, confidence, and character: Working with Girl Scouts of the USA on Public Policy and Advocacy

The great thing about the MDP program is that it allows you to pursue your passions. For me I have devoted my graduate career to observing the impact of women’s and girls' leadership on the development of a country. The aspect of girls' leadership that I focus on is how menstrual hygiene management affects their leadership potential. 
 

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Arizona MDP students publish policy note with CGIAR

05/10/2017 - 11:23
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Arizona MDP students Kelly Amsler, Chloe Hein and Genêt Klasek have published an info note with the CGIAR's Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security.  The publication, entitled "Youth Decision Making in Agricultural Climate Change Adaptations: Research findings from East Africa," is based upon field work the MDP students conducted in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.

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New publication by MDP alumna and faculty

04/27/2017 - 12:00
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Arizona MDP alumna Leigh Anne Schmidt and AZ MDP faculty member Stephanie Buechler published a paper in the Journal of Latin American Geography entitled “'I risk everything because I have already lost everything': Central American Female Migrants Speak Out on the Migrant Trail in Oaxaca, Mexico." As part of her studies with the Arizona MDP program, Leigh Anne conducted her practicum with migrant shelters in Oaxaca, Mexico. This paper is an extension of her Master's report based on that practicum experience.

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MDP Student Ida Nadia Djenontin prepares workshop report in Burkina Faso on land restoration in Africa

04/20/2017 - 12:00
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Ida Nadia Djenontin attended the Regional Technical Meeting on the preparation of a report on the Status of Land Degradation and Restoration in Africa: A workshop organized by the New Partnership of Africa Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA) in the framework of its Sustainable Land and Water Management (SLWM) Program.
 

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Chris Scott Appointed as the New Director of the Udall Center!

03/27/2017 - 11:31
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Chris Scott has been appointed as the new Director of the Udall Center.  He will maintain a role in the School of Geography and Development, so we will still be able to draw on his expertise and talents, even as he embarks on a new set of duties and challenges. 
 
Many congratulations and best wishes, Chris!
 

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