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Our faculty, staff and students make news with their research, initiatives, and expert perspectives. In addition to the stories on this page, here's a collection of media reports that feature our school community.

2018

July

The availability of water from underground aquifers is vital to the basic needs of more than 1.5 billion people worldwide, including those of us who live in the western United States.

As large swaths of the country grapples with drought, a new book looks to how to build resiliency in unsure times.

As the summer temperatures continue to heat up, the most vulnerable citizens in our communities are at risk of succumbing to the ill effects of heat exposure.

June

Weather wonk Randy Cerveny talks haboobs, monsoons and the two ingredients needed for storms during the summer
ASU professor says temperatures on the rise due to climate change, heat island effect

Nighttime in Phoenix is getting hotter, and it’s not just Old Town Scottsdale's nightlife scene.

SGSUP Professor Soe Myint delivered a message this May at the 129th graduation ceremony of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), a Thailand-based university that's known for its international ch

May

Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning recently underwent the accreditation process for the school’s Master of Urban and Environmental Planning (MUEP) degree

A fund established by former AAG President J. Warren Nystrom supports an annual prize for a paper based upon a recent dissertation in geography. There were 4 finalists in this year’s competition.

Gabriel Leon, who is graduating this semester from the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning with a double major in geograp

April

Michelle Stuhlmacher, PhD student in geography, has been selected for the prestigious Heidelberg Laureate Forum.

Mark Hildebrandt has been selected as a candidate to the prestigious Fulbright Specialist roster of the U.S.

Last year, USA Today and the Arizona Republic set out to publish a comprehensive story based on the US-Mexico border and the impact a complete border wall may have on the people, economies and anim

This week, geographers from across the country are heading to New Orleans for the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG).

February

Student planners with Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning are raking in the accolades leading up to the 2018 National Planning Conference in New Orleans.

In recent years, the term “tipping point” has gained major popularity as a way to describe a critical point in time where a change is about to take place.

SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket –  the world's most powerful present-day launcher – successfully sent a Tesla sports car into orbit on Tuesday, February 6.

January

Social media can be extremely useful when you have something to shout from the rooftops — like, say, groundbreaking research — and indeed, many scholars regularly use it so.

How many bicycles pass through Arizona State University's Tempe campus on a daily basis? How about each year?

Doing what's safe may be easy, but sometimes taking a chance can make all the difference.

As the calendar year drew to a close, two researchers with Arizona State University's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning received great news ab

2017

December

The growing discipline of geographical information sciences, or GIScience, is receiving renewed focus at Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences

Last month, the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning hosted a special workshop to introduce students to Google Earth Engine and its geospatial analysis capabilities.

Taylor Oshan, who graduated this week with his PhD in Geography, was recognized during the commencement ceremonies as an "Outstanding Graduate." Oshan has been a dedicated student and researcher du

It’s easy to imagine the future careers of planning students to take place in big cities or even small towns.

November

As the year draws to a close, Stewart Fotheringham, ASU Foundation Professor with the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, will be able to mark 2017 off as a banner year.

Growing up in Illinois, the Norman family would gather their chairs and sit with the garage door open, looking out over the neighborhood as storms would roll in.

In recognition of decades’ worth of service to teaching and research, Professor David Pijawka has been awarded the Distinguished Professional Planner Award by the American Planning Association’s Ar

October

Growing up in the cold Northeast, Paul Padegimas did not think much about what the desert could offer until he was looking at graduate programs.

ASU receives grant from Department of Commerce to study the question, work on economically and culturally smart solutions

Catyana Falsetti, a graduate planing student at Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, spent the summer at the United Nations in New York City as part of the

September

Part of Gannett's epic 'Border Wall' project, it's the most complete and up-to-date map of the US-Mexico boundary in existence

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma decimated Florida and the Houston area with destructive winds and torrential rains. These intense hurricanes leave everyone drained, but there is more.

At the beginning of the year, Arizona State University publicly launched 

ASU professor's research is on extreme weather; says recent powerful storms don't necessarily point to climate change

ASU transportation expert shares thoughts on the handling of evacuations in Florida

August

Six alumni, who graduated from the largest and most diverse college at Arizona State University, have joined forces to create a renewed sense of pride in their alma mater. 

Researchers say factors like plane size and boarding method can have a huge impact on infection rates

July

Anna Wanless, a meteorology-climatology undergraduate at Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, was awarded the 2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminis

Young minds are often capable of rising to remarkably difficult intellectual challenges. We just have to give them the opportunity to surprise us.

 

Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning is proud to announce that the school’s Master of Urban and Environmental Planning (MUEP) program is gaining in national

June

Ray Henkel, a much-beloved professor of geography at ASU for 29 years, passed away on March 11, 2017 at age 86.

Will this week’s high temperatures in Phoenix make it into the record book? Can we top 122 degrees Fahrenheit?

May

Any traveler passing through San Gorgonio Pass near Palm Springs, California will remember the sight of hundreds of wind turbines arrayed across the landscape.  Nearby, solar and geothermal install

In an Arizona summer, the best parking spot is not the one by the door. It’s the one a quarter-mile away under a tree.

Cocaine trafficking in Central America, a long-known and often discussed topic, is having a surprising impact – shrinking tropical forests.

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has announced today world records for the highest reported historical death tolls from tropical cyclones, tornadoes, lightning and hailstorms.

After dropping out of college, Scott Lau knew he needed to earn a degree, and he was drawn to Arizona State University not only because of the flexibility but also the prestige.

April

Amanda Bayham grew up with a paintbrush in her hand. “My parents have kept every piece of art I’ve done since I was probably about 2 years old,” she said.

March

Fifth-grader Aditya Narayanan knew that a dinosaur tail with feathers was discovered in a mine in Myanmar and that the world’s largest marine protection area is off the coast of Antarctica in the R

Geography trivia: What building is at 33.4 degrees longitude north and 111.9 degrees latitude west?

Researchers often look at how people experience water issues in their communities, but these studies are usually focused on a single region.

Trisalyn Nelson, Foundation Professor and director of the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, has be

Sure, Google maps can get you where you’re going faster — but it can also help create a healthier, more sustainable city.

Arizona State University has been more of a tech hub than ever, with tricked-out cars cruising under the Tempe campus' University Bridge while young men nearby lug gadget-heavy backpac

Sure, Google maps can get you where you’re going faster — but it can also help create a healthier, more sustainable city.

The World Meteorological Organization announced Wednesday new verified, record high temperatures in Antarctica, an area once described as “the last place on Earth.” The temperatures range from the

February

Stewart Fotheringham, University Foundation professor of computational spatial science in Arizona State University's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning and distinguished scientist i

Ariane Middel, a faculty affiliate of the Urban Climate Research Center (UCRC) and Senior Sustainability Scientist in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, was recently elected

This fall, Clark University hosted a special lecture by two of its alumni, Dr. David Pijawka and Dr. Judy Dworkin.

January

Stretching across the southernmost U.S. states, Interstate-10 is an east-west artery connecting people, cities and economies from sea to shining sea.

The green energy story tends to be rosy: Costa Rica runs entirely on renewables! Portugal runs on wind for four days! Germany comes within 90 percent of its energy needs on a May day in 2016!

We all know that GIS maps help people visualize and communicate information in powerful ways, and the online Story Map application is a great way to p

Water management and drought forecasting traditionally meant physically measuring surface water or groundwater, but Arizona State University researchers are tackling the problem in a new way: from

Matei Georgescu uses a lot of data in his research, studying how a changing landscape can affect local climate and resources.

Imagine New York without cabs or Beijing without bikes. Imagine city neighborhoods without roads or buses. Now imagine ordering a T-shirt online and having it delivered via flying drone.

As Phoenix continues to sprawl toward Tucson, urban planners are working to prevent the entire 100-mile corridor between Arizona’s largest metro areas from becoming nothing but concrete and asphalt

2016

December

It might seem hard to believe, but there recently was an ocean wave as tall as a six-story building in the north Atlantic. 

Kenneth Brown was always interested in weather, and by high school, had identified meteorology as his chosen area of study.

The last week of classes brought a full house to hear perspectives on “Planning Behind the Scenes,” shared by four Phoenix-area planning professionals.

November

Showing flexibility and dynamic thinking, an ASU professor has created an education tool that leverages the most popular mobile game in U.S.

October

For Trisalyn Nelson, inspiration hit when the oncoming car almost did.

Renewable energy alternatives to fossil fuels are being tested around the world, but their acceptance has hardly been seamless.

After a tropical hurricane, what plants recover, and in what locations? How do cities and neighborhoods vary in their use of energy?

The influential book "Bowling Alone," by Robert Putnam, argues that suburbanization has eroded the close bonds within communities, caus

Editor’s note: This is the third in a three-part series examining the work that ASU is doing in

Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series examining the work that ASU is doing in the realm of water as a resource in the arid West.

September

Dry forests in Latin America are among the world’s most threatened tropical forests.

It turns out lightning isn’t always a flash, and an ASU researcher says a pair of newly classified records for distance and duration reshaping our views of the electric weather phenomena might be j

Rainstorms are a welcome visitor in the Phoenix metro area.

In sunny Arizona, shade is a precious element of the landscape. Pedestrians follow circuitous routes under trees, awnings and shade structures – rewarded by a more comfortable journey.

August

Eating your vegetables can make you healthy. Growing them can make you happy.

Stewart Fotheringham, an ASU Foundation Professor and leader in the realm of computational spatial science, has been elected to membership in a highly prestigious scholarly organization, Academia E

As part of her dissertation, Marynia Kolak has partnered with public health providers and community members in the city of Chicago to develop a web application to support public health planning and

One institute, two academic units and four schools within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University are welcoming new directors and chairs.

July

Kosovo, one of the world's youngest countries, relies on two aging coal-fueled power plants to generate electricity for its population of almost 2 million.

Brainstorm a list of societal challenges — from extreme heat to social equity to transportation — and they all share two characteristics: They have unique distributions in space, and their spatial

June

Apache Junction in 2016 is a city of about 38,000 residents, with a natural setting that rivals any in the state for scenic views and outdoor opportunities.  Twenty-five years from now, its po

Professor Daniel Arreola retired from his position as professor of geography at ASU this May, after over 25 years at the school, and an academic career spanning nearly 40 years.

Kids might not love to study rocks, but they gravitate to gadgets and that’s one way to engage them in learning science.

Nelya Rakhimova arrived at ASU as a Fulbright scholar in 2009, after having completed a masters’ degree in Environmental Management at Tyumen State University in south-central Russia. 

Nearly 1,000 years ago, the Aztec people left their ancestral home of Aztlan under orders from Huitzilopochtli, the god of sun and war.

Patricia Gober, the school's interim directer, delivered the keynote address to the 7th International Water Resources Management Conference, held May 18-20, 2016 in Bochum, Germany.

On Feb. 17, Mayor John Giles announced a plan to bring a satellite ASU campus to downtown Mesa.  

By Elizabeth Deatrick, American Geophysical Union

May

The School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning is fortunate to have many talented and energetic students, faculty and staff.  The annual awards reception, now in its 25th year, gives a

Sergio Rey, professor in the School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning at ASU, has been selected by the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) to receive its 20

Guido G. Weigend, who served as dean and professor at Arizona State University from 1976 to 1989, passed away on April 1 at the age of 96.

Twenty-one students in the Spring 2016 Masters' of Urban and Environmental Planning program's PUP 593 capstone course took on a multi-faceted initiative to generate new planning visions for the City of Apache Junction. Here's a report on their work, posted on the City of Apache Junction web site.

NASA has selected an Arizona State University undergraduate student team for a $200,000 grant to conduct hands-on flight research, through its NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Student Instrument Prog

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

April

Janet Franklin has had quite a year: After having been elected to the National Academy of Sciences two years ago, in June 2015 she was selected as an Arizona State University Regents' Professor and

The annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers brings together geographers from all over the country to share ideas and research.  There are a number of competitions, and as usual, o

March

“A cornerstone of environmental policy is the debate over protecting nature for humans’ sake (instrumental values) or for nature’s (intrinsic values).”

Wei Li is has spent the past several months working on a prestigious Fulbright project — for the second time.

Anthony Ross is a senior geography major, with research interests in borders, particularly the U.S.-Mexico and Italy-North Africa borders.

Terrestrial plant communities include forests, woodlands, shrublands and grasslands.

With a generous grant from Arizona Public Service Foundation, the Arizona Geographic Alliance (AzGA) will host a summer institute for kindergarten to 12th grade teac

February

More than 80 percent of Nepal’s population lives in villages – which means that improvement to Nepal’s economy cannot happen without improving the economy of rural areas.

The Navajo Nation has one of the most valuable mineral resources among any Native American reservation in the United States, according to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Geodesign and urban development may not be the sexiest words in the dictionary, but it’s the meaning behind these titles that generates a lot of interest among students and faculty alike.

Geodesign is a set of technique and technologies that use geographical information systems (GIS) for mapping, analyzing, evaluating, visualizing, and negotiating future land use scenarios wit

The spotlight series introduces some of our undergraduate students who are majoring in geography, GIS or urban planning.

B.L. Turner II looks the part of a college professor.

January

B.L. Turner II arrived at ASU in 2008 as a well-recognized pioneer in the field of sustainability science.

What would happen if the vacant land around Phoenix were converted to urban farms? Could it bring sustainable, locally grown food closer to consumers?

Scientists reported Wednesday that 2015 was by far the warmest year on record, breaking a record that was set the year before, which has some wondering whether global warming is taking root.

This academic year we’re pleased to welcome 5 new faculty members, each of whom adds research and teaching strength to our school and to ASU. 

2015

December

With weather updates important to traffic flow and the safety of motorists, an innovative partnership between the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and Arizona State University will provi

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of student profiles that are

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of student profiles that are

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of student profiles that are

November

B.L. Turner II has been named a Regents' Professor, Arizona's highest faculty honor. He was nominated by ASU President Michael Crow and were approved by the Arizona Board of Regents on Friday.

Janet Franklin, a professor in Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, has been elected to the

October

By the end of this century, areas of the Persian Gulf could be hit by waves of heat and humidity so severe that simply being outside for several hours could threaten human life, according to a rece

Transportation in Phoenix means one thing for most people: their car.

An underwater fossil hoard discovered in the Caribbean has revealed that people have done more to deplete animal species than the shift of the last ice age.

Designing new urban centers to be more efficient and updating old ones has become the focus of many urban planners and architects in the past two decades.  Planners now take into account a myriad o

September

Martin “Mike” Pasqualetti, an Arizona State University professor and an expert on energy and the social components of energy development, will be awarded the 2015 Alexander and Ilse Melamid Memoria

It’s debatable what can kill you faster in an Arizona summer: the sun or the electric bill.

Since 1932, geography students at ASU have had an opportunity to take part in excursions to places all over the state – over the years, trips have ranged from wilderness swimming holes to the Amazo

Janet Franklin isn’t the sort of person who likes to raise alarms, but when she talks about the environment, people should take notice.

The Stockholm Water Prize is considered the Nobel Prize of water.

Celebrated for 25 years, it is the world’s most respected award for outstanding water achievements.

August

In the grips of long-term drought, the Colorado River Basin and the cities that rely on its water face unprecedented challenges and significant uncertainty with a warming climate and large-scale la

In Northern Quebec, off the eastern shore of James Bay and about 850 miles north of Montreal, the community of Wemindji is situated within sprawling vistas of boreal forests.

ASU is one of 14 academic institutions and key partners across the United States that has formed a consortium to address the challenges that threaten urban water systems in the U.S.

July

Professor J. Andy Soesilo passed away in May at age 71, but not before leaving a lasting impression on his students and colleagues.
 

June

In pre-computer times, engineers, environmental planners and scientists alike relied heavily on detailed topographic maps to plan projects.  The elevation and land cover information of a topographi

The Navajo Nation is continuing to map its own future, and ASU is playing a key support role.

Professor Janet Franklin has received two high honors this spring.

B. L. Turner II arrived at ASU in 2008 as a well-recognized leader in sustainability science.

The journal Geographical Analysis was founded in 1969 with a goal of presenting si

Davis, California, has gone to great lengths to avoid sprawl.

May

Dr Lauren Allsopp, an ASU faculty associate with both the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning and the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, has been selected as

As she receives her master’s degree in urban and environmental planning this semester, Stephanie Watney has not only been a top graduate student but has made professional-level contributions to sev

Blake Saltman, winner of this year’s Ray Henkel Award, is g

Growing up in Glendale, Jaylee Conlin always loved hearing about extreme weather in places other than Arizona. 

Nepal is one of the world’s most earthquake-prone countries.

ASU professor Wei Li has focused her career on promoting cultural understanding, especially between new immigrant groups and native-born residents, in the United States, Canada and in locations aro

Pai Hui Yu, a student in this year’s MAS-GIS program, has been selected as one of two winners of the Masters Scholarship Award given each year by the Cartography and Geographic Information Society

April

Each year, the ASU Faculty Women’s Association invites ASU faculty, staff and students to nominate faculty members who have been outstanding mentors to students or other faculty members, especially

March

As more people move to different regions of the country, it will require planners to use as many tools as they can to develop urban areas that satisfy population demands without over-burdening the

 

Since the 1968 Fair Housing act was passed, have housing opportunities for people of color improved?

On March 5, a large snowstorm struck Capracotta, Italy, a village about three hours east of Rome.  Italian weather web site 

Charles S. Sargent, professor emeritus of geography, who researched the evolution of frontiers and the growth of towns and cities, including Phoenix, passed away Feb. 3. He was 78.

January

On January 8, Arizona State University's Sustainable Cities Network and the American Meteorological Society convened municipal and nonprofit leaders

Editor’s note: This article is part of a series about sustainable cities.

Nearly one year ago, approximately 20 residents of the Navajo Nation’s Black Mesa Chapter gathered at their chapter house with community leaders and a small group of Arizona State University facult

Casey Allen, who earned his PhD in geography at ASU in 2008, was honored recently by the University of Colorado (Denver) with two awards for his teaching in the Department of Geography and Environm

2014

December

As part of its series discussing what makes cities sustainable, ASU’s Office of Knowledge and Enterprise Development released a report on several transit initiatives at ASU.  All the research effor

Joseph Keller knows how to manage complex operations and monitor delicate, changing situations.

November

Editor’s note: This article is part of a series about sustainable cities.

Paul Kent earned a bachelors’ degree in geography in 1988.

ASU professor of planning Emily Talen served as a featured speaker at the Festival of Urbanism, a major international urban planning

In a report released this month, ASU’s Master of Urban and Environmental Planning program (MUEP) ranked in the top 25 graduate planning programs in the co

October

Micro-hydro energy systems are a unique type of hydroelectric power, ideal for supplementing other types of renewable energy to provide a continuous flow of energy to remote locations.  

Here is a report by Professor Janet Franklin on work carried out together with David W.

September

The historic Warehouse District south of downtown Phoenix matters.

November 2014 update:The Arizona Chapter of the American Planning Association has selected the Wickenburg report as the best student project of 2014.

This spring Brandon Vogt, who earned his MA and his PhD in geography at ASU, was selected as Teacher of the Year for the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Colo

August

The growing demand for bioethanol fuel, combined with a growing demand for sugar, means that sugarcane is being grown in increasing quantities around the world.

ASU’s Office of Knowledge and Enterprise Development is producing a series of articles discussing aspects of what makes cities “sustainable.”  This question is a key focus for the School of Geograp

July

January 2015:  As a top 10 finalist in the Google Impact Challenge, Adam Kiefer received £200,000 to implement his proposal.

"Urban heat island" is the technical term used to describe increased temperature in cities relative to surrounding rural areas.

ASU’s Pitchfork awards recognize “distinguished devils” – ASU students with outstanding accomplishments.  At the third annual awards ceremony, held April 3 at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Phoeni

Jonathan Davis, a master’s candidate in GIS, gained national attention this summer when a mapping project he created at ASU’s Decision Theater was featured by the Pew Research Center’s 

June

“A world in which all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain an active and healthy life” – this was a goal identified by the United Nation’s World Food Sum

Two ASU faculty members, Janet Franklin and Elizabeth Wentz, both professors in ASU’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, recently began terms as presidents of national professional

A group of almost fifty undergraduate and graduate students participated in an accelerated, interdisciplinary course called American Indian Community Planning, offered for the first time at ASU thi

Professor Mike Pasqualetti was one of 7 invited speakers at a recent Stanford University symposium entitled “Uncommon Dialogue: US-Mexico Transboundary Water Issues."

Earlier this month Matei Georgescu, assistant professor of geography, joined 21 other scientists from around the world to participate in a workshop held at Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for

Phoenix stands at a parched crossroads.

May

Jennifer Johnson, who earned both her MA and PhD in geography at ASU, has been recognized with her university’s highest award for teaching.  Along with a colleague from the College of

Professor Martin J. (Mike) Pasqualetti and co-author Marilyn Brown have just published “Ancient discipline, modern concern: Geographers in the field of energy and society”

From 2002 through 2005, the number of new housing starts in Arizona was greater each year than the previous year – with a peak of over 78,000 new homes beginning construction in 2005.  In 2005, the

A recent commentary in top-ranked journal Science explained how Central American drug trafficking contributes to forest loss.

A new, cutting-edge geography degree will prepare ASU students for jobs in the growing and dynamic realm of mapping technology development.

The Henkel Award is given each year to the undergraduate geography major who has earned the highest grade point average.

Asked what especially interests him about geography, Jason Edmunds hones in on the concept of studying place and time. 

At this year’s Awards Reception, held May 2 at ASU’s Karsten Golf Course, students, faculty, alumni and friends of the geography and planning programs gathered to socialize, and to recognize studen

Together with her collaborator, Lucia Lo of York University in Canada, geography professor Wei Li has been awarded the Rockefeller F

Janet Franklin, a professor in ASU’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

April

Several ASU geographers earned recognition at this year’s annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers:

Emily Talen, a professor in ASU’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, has been selected for one of this year’s prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships.

March

Feeding a growing global population in a changing climate presents a significant challenge to society.  Results from a new study co-authored by Netra Chhetr

Ian Dowdy, who earned his BSP from ASU in 2004, is now a Program Director with the Sonoran Institute, a prominent economic and environmental research and advocacy group.  Dowdy authore

February

Two ASU alumni’s careers led them to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor; and their related interests may lead to future collaborations.

Ask Isabelle Lishewski what her favorite part of being a student at Arizona State University is, and pat comes the reply, “Telling my Sun Devil story to a group of high school students and their fa

Assembling a picture of past environments always involves detective work.  The reward is a clearer understanding of how natural and human forces have changed environments in the past, giving insigh

While a graduate student at ASU, John Houseal worked as a planning intern for the City of Phoenix, and he and his studio classmates developed an ecological assessment and vision plan for the City o

As urban areas expand, they become warmer.  Scientists have demonstrated that it’s possible to mitigate this effect in various ways – with the most-widely-researched adaptive technologies being coo

Four teams of Arizona State University students recently presented ideas for a new, improved Mesa City Plaza to City Council members.

January

Note: This story originally appeared in ASU News, on January 24, 2014.

Effective July 1, Professor Sergio Rey will be editor ofGeographical Analysis, a leading peer-reviewed journal that publishes new research in geographical theory, model building,and quantita

Geography Ph.D. student John Connors left for Tanzania this week to begin fieldwork for his dissertation.

2013

December

In Fall 2012, students in Placemaking & Community Building (PUP 494/591), a combined senior/graduate level ASU urban planning course, took on a cooperative project wi

In a warming world, how far will forest species need to shift in space in order to find survivable climate conditions?