Arizona MDP alumni making news, again!

01/19/2017 - 10:31
MDP

Arizona MDP Alumnus Ian Philabaum was making news again for his work on immigration law in the United States. "We’ve basically arrived at a place where applying for asylum is not available to most people,” Philabaum is quoted as saying in a Washington Post article "U.S. border officials are illegally turning away asylum seekers, critics say".

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Assoc./Full Professor of Geography & Development in Integrated Land Use Science/Human-Environment Systems Posting

01/05/2017 - 14:20
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The School of Geography & Development at the University of Arizona seeks to fill a tenured Associate or Full Professor position in the area of integrated land use or human-environment systems. We seek a senior physical or human-environmental scholar with a very strong track record of grants and publications who can contribute to interdisciplinary environmental research at the University of Arizona.

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Kara Tanoue Awarded a Grant Award

12/15/2016 - 11:42
Department

Kudos to Kara Tanoue who has been awarded the SBSRI Pre-doctoral Grant Award for a SNAP retailer access study in rural communities. Here are some of the reviewers’ comments “Truly outstanding. The research has good theoretical foundations. I could absolutely see this research affecting government policy and the policy of NGOs and food sellers”.

Way to go, Kara.

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KUDOS to Bhuwan, Megan, and more on new publication!!

12/15/2016 - 11:25
Department

The Institute of the Environment website recently had a lead item featuring the work of many geographers—a special issue on the METRICS OF WATER SECURITY AND ADAPTIVE CAPACITY.  The result of the two-year project is a special issue on Metrics, guest edited by Gregg Garfin, Margaret Wilder, and Robert Merideth, and published online in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, comprised of 14 articles by 37 authors in 12 countries.

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Kudos to Sarah Kelly-Richards, Noah Silber-Coats, Arica Crootof, and Carl Bauer!

12/15/2016 - 11:23
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Congrats to Sarah, Noah, Arica and Carl (as well as SGD alum David Tecklin) on their new article, "Governing the transition to renewable energy: A review of impacts and policy issues in the small hydropower boom" in Energy Policy
 
It is a great article! Also, props to Diana Liverman who helped conceptualize the project and Joe Patton who crafted the awesome figures in the paper! 
 

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