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Monmonier Named a 2021 American Association of Geographers Fellow

Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment, was named a 2021 Fellow by the American Association of Geographers (AAG). Fellows are chosen for their contributions to geographic research, advancement of practice, and careers devoted to strengthening the field of geography, including teaching and mentoring.
January 18, 2022

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The impact of heat on kidney stone presentations in SC under two climate change scenarios

Jason Kaufman, Ana M. Vicedo-Cabrera, Vicky Tam, Lihai Song, Ethan Coffel, Gregory Tasian
In his paper published in Nature, Ethan Coffel, assistant professor of geography and the environment, looks at the impact of heat on kidney stone presentations under two climate change scenarios. 
January 10, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Complementary Degree Program Benefits Lauren McNamara '21

Environment, Sustainability and Policy provided the foundation she needed to reach her career goals. 

December 9, 2021

Monmonier Weighs in on Upstate NY in Westchester Magazine

Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography and the Environment, weighs in on the upstate-downstate breakdown in the Westchester Magazine article, "So Where Does “Upstate” New York Really Begin?"
November 30, 2021

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Hammond, Reeher Op-Ed on Redistricting NY Published on

"Redistricting NY: It’s more than drawing lines on a map," authored by Timur Hammond, assistant professor of geography and the environment, and Grant Reeher, professor of political science, was published on
November 12, 2021

Sultana Quoted in BBC Article on International Climate Justice

Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and the environment, is quoted in the BBC article, "The world's fight for 'climate justice'."
November 9, 2021

Maxwell supports local government at ICMA conference

Student, faculty and alumni participation at the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) conference in early October highlights the Maxwell School's continued and strengthened focus on training for and collaborating with state and local governments.
October 27, 2021

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Winders Served on Panel Advising FAA Policy on Small, Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Professor Jamie Winders was one of five panelists on a Congressionally mandated report exploring the policies and procedures related to the registration of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
October 25, 2021

Public Housing Violence Research Earns Top Honor

Madeleine ‘Maddy’ Hamlin, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in geography at the Maxwell School, was one of 8 doctoral students to have been named an H.F. Guggenheim Emerging Scholar. The $25,000 award supports and recognizes promising graduate-student researchers in their final year of writing a doctoral dissertation.
October 20, 2021

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