March 12, 2015
On March 5, a large snowstorm struck Capracotta, Italy, a village about three hours east of Rome. Italian weather web site
March 5, 2015
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 13, 2015
On February 3, 2013, approximately twenty residents of the Navajo Nation’s Black Mesa Chapter gathered at their chapter house together with community leaders and a small group of ASU faculty and st
January 2, 2015
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
December 23, 2014
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
December 11, 2014
Joseph Keller knows how to manage complex operations and monitor delicate, changing situations.
November 18, 2014
Paul Kent earned a bachelors’ degree in geography in 1988. After a career that’s taken him from what was then a computer solutions startup, Insight, Inc., to roles as a teacher and community leade
November 4, 2014
ASU professor of planning Emily Talen served as a featured speaker at the Festival of Urbanism, a major international urban p
November 3, 2014
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 country for 2014.
October 16, 2014
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.
September 8, 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
August 15, 2014
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 24, 2014
January 2015: As a top 10 finalist in the Google Impact Challenge, Adam Kiefer received £200,000 to implement his proposal.
July 18, 2014
"Urban heat island" is the technical term used to describe increased temperature in cities relative to surrounding rural areas.
July 14, 2014
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
July 8, 2014
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 13, 2014
“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
June 12, 2014
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
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
June 9, 2014
Professor Mike Pasqualetti was one of 7 invited speakers at a recent Stanford University symposium entitled “Uncommon Dialogue: US-Mexico Transboundary Water Issues."
June 5, 2014
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
June 3, 2014
Phoenix stands at a parched crossroads.
May 30, 2014
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
May 24, 2014
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”.
May 20, 2014
A recent commentary in top-ranked journal Science explained how Central American drug trafficking contributes to forest loss.
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