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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Leland Sutter Receives an NSF Fellowship

03/27/2017 - 11:23
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I am super excited and proud to relay the news that Leland Sutter has been selected to receive a 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship.  These are very prestigious awards given to those with a "demonstrated potential to contribute to strengthening the vitality of the U.S. science and engineering enterprise". 

Please help me congratulate Leland.

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