Brittany Holmes was recognized with a Dean’s Merit Award. These highly competitive awards are made by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at UA and provide an additional $6,000 annually to the stipend of award recipients during their time in the Graduate School. Brittany will join our MS program in Geography starting fall 2011. This marks the first time a MS student has received this recognition. Congratulations!
Archive for April, 2011
The Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers was held April 12-16 in Seattle, Washington. Current graduate students Megan Buchanan (Hart), Ian Comstock (Senkbeil), Matthew Harper (Shankman), Rebekah Pine (Hart), and Jacob Richards (Hart) presented research findings at the meeting. Many faculty members also made presentations and/or served on panels.
April 4-8 was Honors Week at the Capstone. The Department of Geography recognized the following students at the undergraduate and graduate student award ceremonies during the week:
Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award
Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant Award
Outstanding Undergraduate in Environmental Science Award
Outstanding Undergraduate in Geography Award
The following students successfully defended their MS theses during the spring 2011 semester:
Kate Miller (Steinberg)
Ian Comstock (Senkbeil)
Jacob Richards (Hart)
Megan Buchanan (Hart)
Rebekah Pine (Hart)
Several more students are scheduled to defend during the course of the summer for August graduation. Congratulations to all!