Professor, John Muir Chair, and IoES Director Glen MacDonald on the Rim Fire and its effects on cities in the west in the San Francisco Chronicle.
Graduate student Scott Stephenson's map, New Trans-Arctic shipping routes navigable by midcentury, wins Best Analytic Presentation at the ESRI International User Conference Map Gallery.
Credit to Scott Stephenson, Professor Laurence Smith, and Matt Zebrowski.
Graduate student Jenny Elaine Goldstein receives multiple awards for research on degraded tropical peat forest in Indonesian Borneo.
Professor Susanna Hecht's new book, A Scramble for the Amazon, release party on Tuesday 4 June.
Professor and IoES Director Glen MacDonald contributes to Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States.
Professor and IoES Director Glen MacDonald in the LA Times, Geography is covering new ground for travelers.
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)
Research by graduate student Scott Stephenson and Professor Larry Smith suggests that Trans-Arctic shipping routes may significantly expand in feasibility by mid-century.
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: Cities and Regions in the 21st Century – by Allen J Scott released.