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Sultana talks to MIT Technology Review about what progress means

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

Hammond provides planning tips for grad students in Inside Higher Ed

February 18, 2021
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. 

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

February 15, 2021

"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."

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

December 17, 2020
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.

See related: Awards & Honors, Maps

Monmonier presents at 2020 annual meeting of the NACIS

November 19, 2020

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

See related: Cartography, United States

Sultana talks to Scientific American about Biden, climate justice

November 12, 2020

"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.

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