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Sultana talks to MIT Technology Review about what progress means

Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and the environment, was interviewed for the MIT Technology Review article, "What does progress mean to you?"
February 25, 2021

Hammond provides planning tips for grad students in Inside Higher Ed

Timur Hammond, assistant professor of geography and the environment, outlines some small changes graduate students can make in how they relate to their work that might create a little more space for joy, happiness and mental health. 
February 18, 2021

Robinson weighs in on Price Chopper, Tops merger in LocalSYR interview

"My biggest concern is food access in rural communities and urban communities alike," says Jonnell Robinson, associate professor of geography and the environment and director of the Community Geography program, adding, "and making sure that folks don't have to travel too far to get to a grocery store."

February 15, 2021

Coffel explores power and climate struggle in new research paper

Ethan D. Coffel & Justin S. Mankin
January 4, 2021

See related: Climate Change, Energy

Monmonier's How to Lie with Maps named essential book for geographers

Geographical Magazine, the National Geographic of the U.K., named "How to Lie with Maps" by Mark Monmonier, distinguished professor of geography and the environment, as one of the eight essential books for geographers.
December 17, 2020

See related: Awards & Honors, Maps

Monmonier presents at 2020 annual meeting of the NACIS

In his presentation, Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor of Geography, criticizes the destruction of copyright "deposit copies" by the Library of Congress. 

November 19, 2020

See related: Cartography, United States

Sultana talks to Scientific American about Biden, climate justice

"The most important action the Biden administration can do is to undertake all its policies and actions through a climate justice lens...and approach action with equity, accountability and justice in mind," says Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and the environment.

November 12, 2020

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