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    Hamish Gibbs ’17 BA (Geog) named Saint Andrew’s Society of NY Scholar

    Hamish Gibbs ’17 BA (Geog) has been named the recipient of a 2018 Saint Andrew’s Society of New York Scholarship. The award is granted to two students in the United States each year who are of Scottish descent, and it funds one year of graduate study in Scotland.

    Geog student Sohrob Aslamy awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

    Sohrob Aslamy, a graduate student in geography, was selected to receive a 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) award. The program recruits high-potential, early-career scientists and engineers and supports their graduate research training in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

    Sultana discusses gender and water in water security publication

    Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and research director of environment at Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC), published "Gender and Water in a Changing Climate: Challenges and Opportunities" in the book Water Security Across the Gender Divide (Springer 2018).