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This is the Geography Graduate Groups bulletin board of news and announcements.

Read about Gregory Tarver, Jr., GGG Ph.D. Candidate in Dateline!

(Posted: 2011-10-28)

To read the article about Gregory's research, please visit http://dateline.ucdavis.edu/dl_detail.php?id=13714

Climate Change, Water, and Society IGERT

(Posted: 2011-10-18)

Climate Change, Water, and Society IGERT is currently recruiting their first cohort and would love to have our grad students check it out.


Award for Dr Jeff Loux, Adjunct Prof, Env Design: Landscape Architecture and Director of Land Use and Natural Resources; UNEX

(Posted: 2011-08-12)

UC Davis Extension’s Land Use and Natural Resources program, directed for many years by Dr. Jeff Loux and now co-directed by Julia Johnston, recently won the 2011 American Planning Association, California Chapter, Distinguished Leadership Award at both the State and regional levels for sustained and significant contributions to the planning profession. Both the statewide award and the regional award recognize the program’s commitment to excellence in urban, community, regional and environmental planning education for professionals. The award also acknowledges the important role that the program plays in the overall economic and social health of the region. Great credit is due to the many dedicated staff of the program over the years and past leaders who helped shape the...

GGG PhD Candidate Michele Tobias' Presentation Accepted for FOSS4G Conference 2011

(Posted: 2011-06-11)

PhD Candidate Michele Tobias' presentation, "Quantum GIS & Inkscape: Cartographic Tools for Attractive Maps", was one of 150 proposed presentations selected from approximately 300 for the FOSS4G (Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial) conference in Denver, Colorado, September 12-16.  http://2011.foss4g.org/

GGG faculty member, Professor Jay Lund, is the 2011 recipient of the American Society of Civil Engineers' Julian Hinds Award.

(Posted: 2011-06-07)

The Julian Hinds Award is the most prestigious award in the field of water resources planning, development and management.  Congratulations Professor Lund.

GGG Ph.D Candidate, Colleen Hiner Wins Paper Award at the AAG Conference in Seattle, WA

(Posted: 2011-05-11)

Colleen Hiner, Geography Graduate Group Ph.D Candidate, has won the 2011 AAG Rural Geography Specialty Group Rural American West Paper Award.  Congratulations Colleen.

GGG Students and Alumni receive awards at the 2011 CGS Conference in Bishop, CA

(Posted: 2011-05-05)

CSU Stanislaus Professor Peggy Hauselt, PhD and GGG alumni, received the Outstanding Educator Award at the 2011 CGS Conference in Bishop, CA. GGG students, Michele Tobias, PhD Candidate, received second place and Sean Hogan, PhD student, received third place in the Mapping Awards competition.  Maggie LaRochelle, PhD student, received second place in the Joe Beaton Poster Awards competition. Congratulations!

GGG Students receive award at the Interdisciplary Graduate and Professional Student Symposium 2011

(Posted: 2011-04-28)

Congratulations to Colleen Hiner, Trina Filan and Eric Winford, GGG students, and Evan Wolf and Allison Oliver, ecology students  who recently were awarded the Provost's Prize for Best Student Organized Session at the Interdisciplinary Graduate and Professional Student Symposium. 

Professor Ryan Galt receives an Outstanding Mentor Award

(Posted: 2011-04-28)

Congratulations to Professor Ryan Galt, GGG professor, who recently received an Outstanding Mentor Award for the Consortium for Women and Research.

Professor Charles Walker receives 2011 Academic Senate Teaching Award

(Posted: 2011-04-28)

Congratulations to Professor Charles Walker, GGG Professor, for receiving the 2011 Academic Senate Teaching Award.

Just Published

(Posted: 2011-03-07)

Just published in the Routledge Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility Series Tourism and Agriculture: New Geographies of Consumption, Production and Rural Restructuring edited by Rebecca Torres (UCD MS in IAD and Ph.D. Geography)and Janet Momsen (Emerita Professor of Geography, University of California, Davis) with chapters contributed by Tometi Gbedema (UCD doctoral candidate) Rosie Cox (UCD MA in Geography) , Jill Donaldson (UCD MS in CD), Pamela Richardson (UCD Geography visiting student), Gemma Canoves (University of Bellaterra, Spain spent sabbatical at UCD) Irén Szörényi Professor of Geography, Gyȍr, Hungary and UCD visiting professor)and Ellen Rilla (UCD Extension)- among others.
This book looks at linkages between...