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Vasudevan’s innovative and inspiring community-based research is a special feature in the Chronicle – watch the video to hear Pavithra’s talk about the value of engaged research. Follow the link below: http://carolinachronicle.unc.edu/2017/engaged-research/?utm_source=alumni&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=cc_spring17
Two of our graduate students, Reddy and Grefa, are in the spotlight of this semester’s Chronicle. Read about/watch their amazing work! Click the link below. http://carolinachronicle.unc.edu/2017/global-scholars/
Trey Murphy (University of North Carolina) received student field research awards in CAPE-AAGf or his project entitled Veering the Geographic Gaze Underground through Subsurface Property Ownership in Texas. Location: Austin, Fort Worth, and Midland Texas.
In CAPE-AAG ( Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers) , Graduate student Willie Jamal Wright (University of North Carolina) received the student paper award for his paper entitled As Above, So Below: Anti-Black Violence and … Continued
Graduate Student Maia Call won the Population Specialty Group’s Student Paper Award for her dissertation paper on Climate Change, Environmental Degradation, and Migration in Uganda http://meridian.aag.org/callforpapers/program/AbstractDetail.cfm?AbstractID=77971
Graduate student Angelica Gomez was selected to receive a grant from the Faculty for the Future Fellowship Program (FFFP). Sponsored by Schlumberger Foundation, this program funds women from developing countries and emergent economies to prepare for Ph.D. or post-doctoral studies … Continued
Dr. Diego Riveros-Iregui, assistant professor of geography, and researchers from the University of Kansas published a study linking extreme shifts from drought to flood, termed ‘weather whiplash’, to drastic changes in water quality. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-03/uok-wt032917.php
Dr. Ashley Ward spoke at a conference at ECU – their first climate-health conference. Ashley was also interviewed by NC Health News about the heat work the climate center is doing. The article link is below: http://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2017/03/23/local-knowledge-key-responding-climate-change/
Cornelius O. Cathey Award This award was established in 1987 in memory of Cornelius O. Cathey, professor of history from 1947-1974 and dean of student affairs from 1963 to 1972. It is given annually to the student who has made … Continued