Elizabeth Havice earns 2021 Tanner Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. For more information, please follow this link.
Claire Strack has been awarded a Gillian T. Cell Senior Thesis Research Award to support her senior honors thesis research project, “Regional Geography of Vaccination Uptake and the Impacts of Policy Change in Pennsylvania”.
Katie McMahon have been awarded an Alexandre Senior Thesis Research Award to support her senior honors thesis research project, “Child nutritional vulnerability to climate change in South Asia”.
Awardees selected for this award receive a $750 grant in recognition of the extra effort and time to learn and adopt technology and/or software for their summer course.
UNC libraries celebrated 2019 GIS Day on Nov. 13, 2019 with the traditional Student Map Competition and Humanitarian Mapathon. Both events were sponsored by the Department of Geography and the University Libraries. The winners of the map competition were decided … Continued
This award will fund travel to England, Norway, and Slovakia towards the development of a new course entitled “Environmental Justice in Urban Europe.”
Professor Diego Riveros-Iregui has been awarded an NSF CAREER grant for his project, “The role of small wetland connectivity in controlling greenhouse gas emissions and downstream carbon fluxes from headwater tropical streams.” The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a … Continued
Professor Diego Riveros-Iregui has received the 2019 J. Carlyle Sitterson Award for Teaching First-Year Students. This is a great honor for him and for the geography department, and reinforces the importance of geography for environmental research, teaching and service at … Continued
Geography major Walker Harrison’s research paper on “City Parks in Minneapolis, Minnesota: An Access and Accessibility Analysis” won second place in the recent UNC Innovative Use of GIS Competition. Below is a few maps created from his GIS project: … Continued
Geography graduate student Tong Qiu’s GIS research project “Automatic Extraction of Water Bodies from ZY-3 Imagery based on spectral signature: A case study in Wuhan City” just won first place in the 2018 UNC Innovative Use of GIS Competition. In … Continued