Geography graduate student Anna Cherry won third place in 2020 UNC GIS Day Map Contest. Her map title is “United States Morrill Act Land Cessions and Land Grant Universities”. Descriptions about this map from Anna: “The relation between indigenous groups, … Continued
Students in “Social Geography: Radical Black Thought” are exploring radical Black theory, action and imagination in a course led by Chérie Rivers Ndaliko. “The idea of the course is to take the ideas that are put forward by radical Black … Continued
When Francisco Laso ’21 Ph.D. was a field research assistant at the Galápagos National Park in 2010, he was shocked to learn that there was very limited collaboration with farmers on conservation issues. So, he has spent the past decade … Continued
Beavers are often considered a nuisance species and subsequently removed from various areas. Nevertheless, beaver dams may remove pollutants from streams and slow down nutrient runoff, Riveros-Iregui said. The project will attempt to determine whether beaver dams are cleaning streams … Continued
UNC’s Institute for Arts and Humanities began granting the award in 2008 to honor George Johnson, one of the Institute’s greatest ambassadors, and to highlight commendable contributions by UNC faculty in the arts, humanities, and qualitative social sciences. “The George … Continued
Recent graduate and major in geography, Ezra Rawitsch (BA, 2019) just published a journal article called “Seeing Sapa” in URBAN PEOPLE | LIDÉ MĚSTA 22 | 2020 based on his undergraduate thesis. Bravo! For more information, please visit the link.
A year after three geography undergraduate students participated in a research experience in Ecuador, they are now featured during University Research Week. UNC-Chapel Hill celebrates University Research Week Oct. 19-23. Learn more about virtual events at researchweek.unc.edu. Follow this link … Continued
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”.