Year: 2010

Reena Patel interview in NYTimes Article:Ambitions Meet Reality in India

Ambitions Meet Reality in India Published: December 14, 2010 in The New York Times Reena Patel, Ph.D. alumna of UT Geography and The Environment, was interviewed for a New York Times article about women in India. The article reports that

¿Tacos or Tacos?: film on urban food culture in Austin.

Robert Lemon, who studies social issues and urban space, has just finished production on his first documentary film. The film is a short 15 minute piece that explores how food is reshaping urban space and what it signifies for divergent

Jon Gehring attending COP16

 Logo for COP 16  Master’s Student is part of AAG Delegation to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference in Cancun Climate Change Conference is currently taking place in Cancun (COP16) and will continue through Friday, December

GAGS alumnus give talks at UT Geography and The Environment

Dr. Je-Hun Ryu (Ph.D. Texas Geography 1987) visited his alma mater to present research and catch up with colleagues.  He is currently on the faculty of the Department of Geography, Korea National University of Education. He presented his talk to

Ingrid Haeckel recieves award for Best Presentation

Ingrid Haeckel, a Doctoral Student in the Department of Geography and The Environment, received the Best Presentation Award at this years SCCS-NY Symposium, the Student Conference on Conservation Science in New York City. The symposium specifically targets those pursuing or

Sharon Wilcox Adams named Resident Scholar at Smithsonian Institution

Sharon Wilcox Adams has been named a Baird Society Resident Scholar at the Smithsonian Institution Libraries in Washington, DC.  During her tenure at the Smithsonian in the Spring 2011, she will be working in the SI Libraries? most unique and


Getting Outside Grants for Your Research: What COLA’s Grants Services Office Can Do For You

November 15, 7-8 pm GRG 408 Kristin Weidman and Jeff Meserve, staff of Grants Services at the College of Liberal Arts Dean’s Office, will discuss proposal writing and how the Grants Services Office can help geography graduate students.  The talk

U.S. Fulbright Scholars Program for 2012-2013

General Info Session and Q&A For Juniors, Seniors, Graduate Students, and Alumni who are interested in applying to the U.S. Fulbright Scholars Program for 2012-2013 Thursday, October 7, 20104:30 pm – 6:00 pmWooldridge Hall (W.O.H.), Room 1.102 PresenterVijay RenganathanSenior Program

Mariana Montoya will defend her dissertation

“How Access, Values, and History shape the Sustainability of a Social-Ecological System: The Case of the Kandozi Indigenous Group of Peru” on Tuesday, October 26, at 3:30pm in GRG 312.