Prof. Lentz will interview Prof. Popy Rufaidah, Education and Cultural Attache of the Republic of Indonesia. Please join us from 5-6PM on Wed (9/22) either in-person (at 4003 FedEx) or online.
The US National Science Foundation awarded a $1.6 million grant to support a research project in Nepal led by UNC Geography Professor Conghe Song. This is an international interdisciplinary project with UNC being the lead institute, collaborating with North Carolina … Continued
Article Titled: Mountain Living and the Importance of Local Information Outlets for Severe Weather. This article was the culmination of a Duke Bass Connections research project that aimed to investigate how people living in the mountains of western North Carolina … Continued
Graduate student Kriddie Whitmore published a paper in the journal Ecosphere, examining the effects of geomorphology on aquatic carbon transformation in the Ecuadorian Andes. Her study provides the first estimates of gas transfer velocity in a high-elevation tropical catchment across … Continued
Javier Arce-Nazario has been selected for an Institute for the Arts and Humanities Faculty Fellowship for the Fall to advance his work on cartography and visualization of the Global South.
In an interview on the #AsiaNow blog, Prof. Lentz discusses his prize-winning book “Contested Territory” and the research that went into its writing.
Open Letter to the UNC-CH Board of Trustees and UNC-CH Leadership From: The UNC-CH Department of Geography Date: 2 June 2021 Re: Nikole Hannah-Jones tenure vote and academic freedom We, the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina … Continued
In his Fall ’21 courses, Dr. Jon Lepofsky’s students will connect with other students beyond the classrooms through two different endeavors. GEOG121 (Geographies of Globalization) will be a part of the Institute of African American Research’s UNC-wide initiative for Student … Continued
Brandt, K., V. Goel, C. Keeler, G. J. Bell, A. E. Aiello, G. Corbie-Smith, E. Wilson, A. Fleischauer, M. Emch & R. M. Boyce (2021) SARS-CoV-2 Testing in North Carolina: Racial, ethnic, and geographic disparities. Health & Place, 102576.
Graduate student Mike Hawkins was awarded a Mellon-ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship. The one year fellowship will support the writing of his dissertation: “From Colonial Cargo to Global Containers: An Episodic Historical Geography of Manila’s Waterfront, 1898-2020.”