Year: 2011

Geography graduate student was panelist for a discussion on Moroccan-American relations and islamophobia

Graduate Student, M. Anwar Sounny-Slitine, served as a panelist for a screening and discussion of the documentary Crossing Borders at the Texas Union.  The event was sponsored by the International office of The University of Texas at Austin which featured

Plaid Avengers Sweep Trivia Title!

It’s not all fun and games for Texas Geography Grads. In a surprising victory this week, the Plaid Avengers won first place at the McCombs Business School International Week Trivia Night, narrowly beating out Talk Nerdy To Me by two

Geography Students Take to the Field

In an attempt to break out of the classroom, Geography students with Dr. Edgardo Latrubesse’s paired up with the Austin Water Utility’s Center for Environmental Research (CER) this Saturday to study at the Colorado River at Hornsby Bend. After a

Solar Power Potential on the University of Texas Campus

Graduate student M. Anwar Sounny-Slitine authored a paper for the “Sustainability on the UT Campus Symposium” examining the potential of solar energy on UT campus taking into account both the social and economic barriers to its development.  The paper titled “Solar Power

Molly Polk and Maria Jose LaRota attend Student Conference on Conservation Science at the American Museum of Natural History UT Geography grad students, Molly Polk and Maria Jose LaRota, were selected to attend the second annual Student Conference in Conservation Science in

Adaptation to Climate Change

Graduate student publish article on prospective collaboration in flood control research between UT and Latin America Graduate students M. Anwar Sounny-Slitine and Jennifer Alexander along with other students from programs across campus published an article in the current edition of

Veselka Field Research Grant winners to present preliminary research findings

Robert E. Veselka Field Research Grant winners from the department of geography will be presenting their preliminary research findings at a colloquium, Friday September 30. Among the field grant winners are Jennifer Alexander, Molly Polk , Niti Mishra, Pamela Sertzen,

IIE Graduate Fellowship for International Study Awarded to Matt LaFevor a Doctoral Student

Farming system in Tlaxcla, Mexico The International Institute of Education has awarded doctoral student, Matthew LaFevor the 2011-2012 Graduate Fellowship for International Study, with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The awards come in lieu of the 2011-2012 Fulbright-Hays

2011 Esri Health GIS Conference

The Esri Health GIS Conference is still accepting abstracts for the Setember 7-9, 2011 meeting in Washington D.C. – LAST DAY TODAY, JULY 17th Today (July 17th, 2011) is the last day to submit an abstract for this year’s Esri

AAG NYC Call for Papers: Abstracts due September 28, 2011

The Call for Papers for the AAG 2012 Annual Meeting in New York is underway.  Remember, the deadline to submit sessions and abstracts for the 2012 Annual Meeting is September 28, 2011.  The tips below will help you get started.