Author: Rich

CT Blue Heritage Trail launched

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:

The COVID mapping team receive 2022 Provost award

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 […]

Andy Jolly-Ballantine promoted to Professor-in-Residence

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 […]

UConn GIScience Major receives SURF award

Aidan Caron, a GIScience major at UConn, has earned a 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) Award.  His project is titled “Improving Access to Connecticut Summer Meal Programs with Geographic Information Systems”.  Aiden plans on developing an interactive web GIS platform to improve the participation of the Connecticut Summer Meal Programs which will help stakeholders […]

Professor Andy Jolly-Ballantine receives AAG Harm de Blij award

Congratulations to Dr. Andy Jolly-Ballantine for receiving the AAG 2022 Harm J. de Blij Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching This annual award recognizes outstanding achievement in teaching undergraduate Geography including the use of innovative teaching methods. The recipients are instructors for whom undergraduate teaching is a primary responsibility.  This award is generously funded by […]