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STUDY ABROAD SUMMER 2012

Faculty to lead two Study Abroad Programs: Drs. Crews and Knapp teach new Summer 2012 courses

Mon, Dec 19, 2011


Staff and faculty tour new building to be completed fall 2012

College of Liberal Arts Building under construction

Mon, Dec 19, 2011



Book Cover

The Albatross and the Fish

Professor Doughty publishes book on conservation

Sun, Nov 13, 2011


SWAAG's Annual Meeting

The Southwestern Division of the Association of American Geographers (SWAAG) meets 10-12 November

Mon, Oct 24, 2011



Flooding along the Lower Mississippi River

Sedimentary effects of floods along the Lower Mississippi

Dr. Paul Hudson awarded a NSF grant

Sun, Oct 23, 2011


The University of Texas at Austin first Solar Photo voltaic installation on the main campus, installed as shading devices on the  top of Manor Parking Garage (Image Source: Fred C. Beach, Ph.D.)

Solar Power Potential on the University of Texas Campus

M. Anwar Sounny-Slitine authors a paper for the 2nd Annual UT Campus Sustainability Symposium

Fri, Oct 21, 2011


Molly Polk and Maria Jose LaRota

Molly Polk and Maria Jose LaRota participate in conference on conservation science

The student conference was carried out at the American Museum of Natural History

Wed, Oct 19, 2011



Adaptation to Climate Change

Graduate student publish article on prospective collaboration in flood control research between UT and Latin America

Wed, Sep 28, 2011


Dr. Diana Liverman

Governing climate change

Wed, Sep 14, 2011


Geographers help evaluate Amazon environmental change

Future hydroelectric sites studied with grant from National Geographic Society

Wed, Sep 14, 2011


New Graduate Students

Tue, Aug 23, 2011


Dr. Arima (left) greeting a local resident in the Amazon

New Faculty Member: Dr. Eugenio Arima

He joins the department fresh from a field season of research in the Amazon

Fri, Aug 19, 2011


Farming system in Tlaxcla, Mexico

IIE Graduate Fellowship for International Study Awarded to Doctoral Student

International Institute of Education fellowship permits farming study in Mexico

Fri, Jul 22, 2011


Geography students make an impact with east Austin gentrification study

Frontiers class compiled report used to protect home owners

Mon, Jun 20, 2011


UT research leads to new law protecting working families

Drs. Heyman and Torres, plus students from the Department of Geography & The Environment, played a key role

Sat, Jun 11, 2011


Summer 2011 Courses

Tue, May 24, 2011


Geography and Fulbrights

Geography professors successful in using Fulbright Faculty Fellowships for overseas research

Mon, May 23, 2011



Center for American Music Lecture Series

Music and American Geographies

Eliot Tretter - Branding a City “Live Music Capital of the World”

Mon, Apr 25, 2011


Professor Kelly A. Crews

Close to the land: Professor Kelley A. Crews

Working in Botswana's villages and countryside, Professor Kelley Crews explores how ongoing changes affect its people and ecosystems.

Tue, Apr 19, 2011


Siree Allers in Jordan

Reconciling Environmental Concerns with the Human Right to Water in the Middle East

Siree Allers presents at AAG Annual Meeting

Tue, Apr 12, 2011


Eliot Tretter receives HBSA’s Teacher Appreciation Award

UT Hispanic Business Student Association recognizes Dr. Tretter for his teaching excellence

Tue, Apr 12, 2011


From Plaque in Office

2011 Departmental Student Awards

Joshua Rudow, Lindsey Carte, Renata Ponte, Devin Buchhorn recognized by the Department.

Sun, Mar 27, 2011


Professor Karl W. Butzer

Research Spotlight: Dr. Karl W. Butzer

Ecological History and Sustainability

Thu, Mar 17, 2011


Kalahari Desert of Botswana

Niti Mishra awarded the GeoEye Imagery Grant

Graduate student will use grant to study change in the Kalahari

Tue, Mar 15, 2011


Alexandra Ponette-Gonzalez

Tropical Treelines and Global Change

Change in the high Andes

Fri, Mar 4, 2011


Graduate Students present in AAG National Meeting

2011 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington

Mon, Feb 21, 2011


MLK statue on UT Campus

The Power of Naming: The Toponymic Geographies of Commemorated African-Americans

Dr. Eliot Tretter publishes work on regional geographical patterns of commemorative place naming of African-Americans in the United States.

Mon, Feb 21, 2011


Heraklion

Geographers in Crete

Biogeography in a changing world

Sun, Feb 6, 2011