Professor Emeritus Thomas Cooke’s research about the effects of job licensing and community factors upon migration was recently featured in UConn Today. You can read the entry here: https://today.uconn.edu/2022/09/uconn-researcher-says-job-licensing-doesnt-keep-people-from-moving-community-plays-bigger-role
Ken Foote recently appeared on Wisconsin Public Radio discussing his research on how Americans memorialize mass tragedies in the public landscape You can listen to the interview here: https://www.wpr.org/memorializing-mass-tragedies-through-landscape
Congratulations to Sungmin Jang for successfully defending his dissertation. His dissertation title is: The Evolution of American Media Perceptions and Portrayal of Geopolitics on the Korean Peninsula
Congratulations to Ji Won Suh for successfully defending her dissertation. Her dissertation title is: Reconstructing and Identifying Historic Land Use Land Cover in Northeastern U.S.
The Blue Heritage Trail, a collaborative initiative developed by UConn Maritime Studies and Geography faculty and students with guidance and support from the Blue Heritage Trail Advisory Committee, has launched with the installation of eight informational signs at key sites in southeastern Connecticut. You can read more about the project here: https://seagrant.uconn.edu/2022/06/13/ct-blue-heritage-trail-launched-with-installation-of-8-signs
Congratulations to Zhijie “JJ” Zhang for successfully defending his dissertation. His dissertation title is: Efficient Recognition of Potential Landslides using Open Access Multi-Source Remotely Sensed Images with Deep Learning Approaches
Congratulations to Shamayeta Bhattacharya for successfully defending her dissertation. Her dissertation title is: SHAKTHI: Studying Healthcare Accessibility among Kothi, Transgender and Hijra Individuals
Congratulations to the COVID mapping team lead by Dr. Debs Ghosh as they have been awarded the 2022 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship (Student Team category) for their work on the Covid-19 Mapping project. This award is given by the UConn Office of the Provost in recognition of the exemplary work in […]
Congratulations to Dr. Andy Jolly-Ballantine for his recent promotion to Professor-in-Residence The evaluation process for promotion apply the highest standards of professional achievement in scholarship, teaching, and service. All applications for promotion are reviewed at the department level, school or college level, and finally at the Office of the Provost before recommendations are forwarded to […]
Professor Debs Ghosh will be giving the Saturday Keynote Address at UConn’s 5th Annual Global Health Symposium. The title of her talk is Health Geography = f (people, place, and health). Registration is still open for the event: https://glohsoc.uconn.edu/register22.