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Tyler Mitchell and Jason Ortegren (2008) publishes in the journal Climate Research

Posted on October 28, 2019

Congratulations to PhD student Tyler Mitchell and 2008 alumnus, Jason Ortegren for their publication in the journal, Climate Research (78:249–259, […]


Dr. Debbage Gives Talks in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE

Posted on October 22, 2019

Dr. Debbage has just returned from a successful two week visit to the United Arab Emirates University. His trip was […]


Debbage and Debbage publish in Annals of Tourism Research

Posted on October 21, 2019

Dr. Debbage and his son, Neil Debbage, Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Texas at San Antonio recently […]


Harriet Elliott Lecture Series, 2019-20

Posted on October 18, 2019

Just Futures: Equity & Sustainability All events are free and open to the public! As of March 18, 2020, all […]


Dr. Evan Goldstein receives new NSF funding

Posted on October 7, 2019

Dr. Evan Goldstein has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to support his project “COMET: the Coastlines and people […]


“Southbound” project with maps by Dr. Rick Bunch receives prestigious book award

Posted on September 30, 2019

Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South has been named the recipient of the prestigious Alice Award. Southbound contains fifty-six photographers’ […]


Dr. Aaron Allen wins prestigious book award

Posted on September 25, 2019

Dr. Aaron Allen won the 2018 Ellen Koskoff Edited Volume Prize from the Society for Ethnomusicology for the book “Current […]


UNC System highlights STAMPS program

Posted on September 20, 2019

An article about encouraging diversity in STEM disciplines features UNCG’s STAMPS program (https://www.northcarolina.edu/news/2019/09/Polishing-Hidden-Gems). Dr. Patton and Dr. Sametz who lead […]


Dr. Debbage gives talks in Sweden

Posted on September 16, 2019

Dr. Debbage recently spent over a week at the Department of Economics, Geography, Law and Tourism at Mid-Sweden University in […]


Dr. Goldstein receives prestigious early-career award

Posted on September 3, 2019

Dr. Evan Goldstein was recently awarded a 2019 Early-Career Research Fellowship by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine […]