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GES Students Win Awards at AAG

   April 14, 2021

Three Geography Ph.D. students won national awards last week at the annual AAG confrence. Sara Toranbene received a fellowship from the Urban Geography Specialty Group for her research: A collection of economic possibilities: Latinx Diverse Economies in Boston and Charlotte. Elina Shepard was runner-up for the AAG-Kauffman Award for Best Student...

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NSF Awards Set A High Bar For Research Excellence - Colleen Hammelman

   March 22, 2021

From Inside UNC Charlotte: "Every great city has a great research university." Most of my colleagues have heard me say this a time or two. This certainly is true of the Charlotte region — and UNC Charlotte. Driving this home are the members of our faculty recognized recently for their promise with Faculty Early...

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PhD candidate, Behnam Nikparvar, Wins First Place in the 2021 Graduate Research Symposium

   March 17, 2021

Behnam Nikparvar, won first place in the 2021 Graduate Research Symposium with a paper titled "Remotely Sensed Large Population Displacement and Return". The Authors are: Behnam Nikparvar, Jean-Claude Thill, James Walsh

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Dr. Fall Article in PNAS

   March 17, 2021

A recent article appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences features Department of Geography & Earth Sciences Professor Pat Fall, whose research reveals that humans first arrived in the northern Bahamas about 830 CE, 200 years earlier than thought previously, after spreading rapidly through the entire Bahamian archipelago in less than century. Dr. Fall...

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UNC Charlotte Leading in African American Degrees. By: Susan Messina

   March 16, 2021

One of our majors, Jonese Pipkin, was highlighted in this story by Susan Messina with the university. "Jonese Pipkin '20 plans to put her degree in environmental science to work by giving a voice to those unfairly impacted by environmental injustice." See the full article here.

https://inside.uncc.edu/news-features/2021-03-15/unc-charlotte-leading-african-american-degrees

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Ph.D. Candidate Creates Documentary about Charlotte’s Hidden Valley Neighborhood

   March 5, 2021

There is a new documentary detailing the story of one Charlotte neighborhood. It’s called “Charlotte’s Hidden Valley Neighborhood: The Lived Experience”. The Hidden Valley neighborhood is over by where I-85 hits West Sugar Creek Road. The documentary looks at how the neighborhood is today and how it started. Barbara Lash is behind the documentary...

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CAGIS Awarded Funding for NCDOT Proposal

   March 2, 2021

A NCDOT proposal led by Dr. Wenwu Tang (Associate Professor, Executive Director of CAGIS) was selected for funding. Co-PIs are Drs. Wei Fan (Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering), Eric Delmelle (Associate Professor), and Shenen Chen (Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering). This project is entitled “Geo-FRIT: A web-based geospatial analytics tool for quantifying freight...

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Two Ges Faculty Among the Top 2% of the World’s Most Cited Researchers

   February 19, 2021

Dr. Patricia Fall and Dr. Jean-Claude Thill are among the top 2% of the world’s most cited researchers, based on a recent Stanford Study.

Read the full article here. https://inside.uncc.edu/news-features/2021-01-28/unc-charlotte-researchers-recognized-among-worlds-top-2?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=...

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Visualizing the COVID-19 Pandemic through Data Science

   January 12, 2021

Data remains crucial to understanding the impact and spread of COVID-19 around the globe. Jean-Claude Till, a Knight Distinguished Professor in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, and Rajib Paul, an associate professor in the Department of Public Health Science, discuss an effort by UNC Charlotte's interdisciplinary School of Data Science to leverage data to slow the spread...

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Department Congratulates Fall 2020 Graduates

   January 8, 2021

The department has made a short video congratulating the Fall 2020 graduates.

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