Following a summer of research funded by the UNC Institute for the Environment’s IDEA (Increase Diversity and Enhancing Academia) Undergraduate Research Experience Program, geography majors Chris Bennet (supervised by Dr. Elizabeth Havice) and Sofia McCarthy (supervised by Dr. Gabriela Valdivia) … Continued
Category: Graduate Student
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
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
Wright, W. J. (2017) Memorial for Alton Sterling, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2016. Southeastern Geographer, 57, 1-3.
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
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