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Congratulations to 2020-2021 GES Student Award Recipients!

We are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s student awards. Congratulations to all of these high-achieving undergraduate and […]

Posted on May 5, 2021

Selima Sultana

Dr. Selima Sultana Receives the AAG TGSG 2021 Edward L. Ullman Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Transport Geography

This is the most prestigious international award in transportation geography offered by the AAG TGSG since 1990.

Posted on March 31, 2021

Wenliang Li

Dr. Will Li receives AAG research grant for his work on building energy use

Dr. Wenliang “Will” Li is one of six recipients of the American Association of Geographers 2021 Research Grants. This award […]

Posted on March 3, 2021

Nichole Bignall receives high honor from the AAG

Nichole Bignall, a 4th year Ph.D. student in GES working with Dr. Keith Debbage, has been selected to receive the 2021 AAG-Kauffman Award for Best Student Paper in Geography & Entrepreneurship.

Posted on February 19, 2021


Alumni Stories

Purva Sharma, Ph.D.

“My Ph.D at UNC Greensboro has enhanced my analytical skills and critical thinking which is very important for framing new urban discourse for a rapidly urbanizing country like India.”

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