Many thanks to everyone who came to our final seminar of the year to celebrate our four amazing Senior Honors Thesis Writers! Congratulations and kudos to Jack Cordes, Martha Isaacs, Tony Liu, and Julianna Ritter for your hard work, thoughtfulness, … Continued
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
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
Innovative Use of GIS competition is sponsored by the Department of Geography, GIS Graduate Certificate Program and the Davis Library Research Hub every other year. In addition to the monetary awards, the first place undergraduate – Kathleen Lowry, a … Continued
Dr. Gökarıksel will receive the Chapman Family Teaching Award – http://www.unc.edu/campus-updates/twenty-four-earn-2017-university-teaching-awards-carolina/. Dr. Gökarıksel will be recognized during halftime of the men’s basketball game against Pittsburgh on Jan. 31.
Graduate student Priscilla will receive the Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants- http://www.unc.edu/campus-updates/twenty-four-earn-2017-university-teaching-awards-carolina/. Priscilla will be recognized during halftime of the men’s basketball game against Pittsburgh on Jan. 31.
Geography graduate student Angus Lyall has been offered the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI). Angus’ dissertation project explores the contentious negotiations between indigenous groups and the Ecuadorian state … Continued
Banu Gökarıksel received a very well-deserved Chapman Family Teaching Award! Only three or four of these are awarded each year. The awards honor distinguished teaching of undergraduate students. More about the Chapman: http://provost.unc.edu/teaching-awards/chapman/