Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwestern United States

Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwestern United States

Professor and IoES Director Glen MacDonald contributes to Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States.

Geography in LA Times

Geography in LA Times

Professor and IoES Director Glen MacDonald in the LA Times, Geography is covering new ground for travelers.

Awards from AAG Population Speciality Group

Awards from AAG Population Speciality Group

The Population Specialty Group of the AAG awarded Professor Emeritus Bill Clark a Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to Population Geography in terms of teaching, research, and service.

Graduate students Chuncui Velma Fan and Dylan Connor placed first and second, respectively, in the Population Geography Student Paper Competition of the AAG. (Fan: Wage Inequality among Immigrant Workers in the U.S. Metropolitan Areas: Spatial-temporal Patterns and Implication for Rising Overall Wage Inequality. Connor: Child Mortality and Urban Space: A multilevel analysis of 21,563 mothers in Dublin City, 1911)

New Trans-Arctic shipping routes navigable by midcentury

New Trans-Arctic shipping routes navigable by midcentury

Research by graduate student Scott Stephenson and Professor Larry Smith suggests that Trans-Arctic shipping routes may significantly expand in feasibility by mid-century.

Reference: PNAS

Additional media coverage: Reuters | USA Today | LA Times | Washington Post | NPR

Jida Wang receives Distinguished Teaching Award for TA's

Jida Wang receives Distinguished Teaching Award for TA's

Jida Wang has been selected by the UCLA Academic Senate Committee on Teaching to receive the Distinguished Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants. To receive only one of five awards is a great honor and a testimony to his achievements as a TA, as well as students’ and colleagues’ appreciation.

A World in Emergence by Professor Allen J. Scott

A World in Emergence by Professor Allen J. Scott

A World In Emergence: Cities and Regions in the 21st Century – by Allen J Scott released.

Professor Cindy Fan receives Distinguished Teaching Award

Professor Cindy Fan receives Distinguished Teaching Award

Professor Cindy Fan receives the UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award.

Professor Carney will receive AAG Award

Professor Carney will receive AAG Award

Professor Judy Carney will receive the Association of American Geographer's (AAG) Distinguished Scholarship Honors.

The World Until Yesterday in UCLA Today

The World Until Yesterday in UCLA Today

Professor Jared Diamond's forthcoming book, The World Until Yesterday, featured in UCLA Today and UCLA Magazine.

Tracking record Arctic ice melt

Tracking record Arctic ice melt

Professor and Vice Chair Larry Smith tracks record Arctic ice melt in Greenland.

Professor Carney in NY Times

Professor Carey in NY Times

Professor Judith Carney on African plants raised in gardens in New York in the New York Times.

Professor MacDonald op/ed in LA Times

Professor MacDonald op/ed in LA Times

Professor and Director of IoES Glen MacDonald op/ed on climate change in the Los Angeles Times: Climate-change denial getting harder to defend.