Professor Susanna Hecht's new book, A Scramble for the Amazon, release party on Tuesday 4 June.
Professor and IoES Director Glen MacDonald contributes to Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States.
The student-run Geography Association, sponsored by UCLA Geography and UCLA IoES, screens One Day Everything Will Be Free on Wednesday 8 May in Young CS50.
The Population Specialty Group of the AAG awarded Professor Emeritus Bill Clark a Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to Population Geography in terms of teaching, research, and service.
Graduate students Chuncui Velma Fan and Dylan Connor placed first and second, respectively, in the Population Geography Student Paper Competition of the AAG. (Fan: Wage Inequality among Immigrant Workers in the U.S. Metropolitan Areas: Spatial-temporal Patterns and Implication for Rising Overall Wage Inequality. Connor: Child Mortality and Urban Space: A multilevel analysis of 21,563 mothers in Dublin City, 1911)
Professor and IoES Director Glen MacDonald in the LA Times, Geography is covering new ground for travelers.
Research by graduate student Scott Stephenson and Professor Larry Smith suggests that Trans-Arctic shipping routes may significantly expand in feasibility by mid-century. (PNAS)
Jida Wang has been selected by the Academic Senate Committee on Teaching to receive the Distinguished Teaching Award for Teaching Assistants. To receive only one of five awards is a great honor and a testimony to his achievements as a TA, as well as students’ and colleagues’ appreciation.
A World In Emergence: Cities and Regions in the 21st Century – by Allen J Scott released.
Professor Jared Diamond's forthcoming book, The World Until Yesterday, featured in UCLA Today and UCLA Magazine.
Professor Judy Carney will receive the Association of American Geographer's (AAG) Distinguished Scholarship Honors.
Professor Cindy Fan receives the UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award.
Professor and Vice Chair Larry Smith tracks record Arctic melt in Greenland.
Professor Judith Carney on African plants raised in gardens in New York in the New York Times.
Professor and Director of IoES Glen MacDonald op/ed in the Los Angeles Times: Climate-change denial getting harder to defend.
UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability hosts: Pole to Pole: A Global WarNing - How the Ice Foretells the Next Systemic Transformation on Wednesday, October 24. RSVP required.
Professor and Director of IoES Glen MacDonald Baldwin Lake research feature.
Professor Allen J. Scott was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Jena, Germany.
Professor Antony Orme was elected to the International Commission on the
History of Geological Sciences.
Professor Glen MacDonald's research on the Mideast Drought and Fall in Syrian Wheat Harvest is featured on CNN.
Professor Glen MacDonald has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2008-2009.
Professor John Agnew received the UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award for 2007 and is elected Vice-President of the Association of American Geographers (2007-8).
Professor Laurence Smith has been awarded a 2007 John D. Rockefeller Bellagio Residency.
Professor Glen MacDonald has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Professor Laurence Smith awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship Award.
Professor Allen Scott's book entitled On Hollywood: The Place, the Industry, published by Princeton University Press, has been selected to receive the 2005 AAG Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography.
Professor David Rigby has won a UCLA Teaching Award!
Professor John Agnew has been given the Association of American Geographers Distinguished Scholarship Award for 2006. His book, Hegemony: The New Shape of Global Power (Temple University Press) has also received the prestigious Choice Academic Title Award for 2005. Choice is the journal of the American Library Association.
Professor Stanley Trimble has won the 2006 Melvin Marcus Distinguished Career Award, presented by the Geomorphology Specialty Group of the AAG!
Dr. William A.V. Clark is elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Dr. Cindy Fan gives the J. Douglas Eyre Distinguished Lecture at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She has also been awarded a three-year research grant from the National Science Foundation for the project Migration, Policy, and Household Strategies in China, 1985-2004.
Dr. William A.V. Clark recieves 2005 Decade of Behaviour Research Award.
Dr. Judy Carney awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. Dr. Judy Carney received an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship.
Dr. Allen Scott has been awarded The de Fermat Chair at the University of Toulouse. It is a visiting chair for the period coinciding with our Spring Quarter, 2005.
Dr. Glen MacDonald has won The 2004 Henry C. Cowles Award for Excellence in Publication from the Biogeography Specialty Group of the AAG for his book," Biogeography - Space, Time and Life ",published by John Wiley and Sons.
Dr. Allen Scott has been awarded the Vautrin Lud International Geography Prize(also called the unofficial ,"Nobel Prize in Geography") The prize will be officially presented at the International Geography Festival in France on October 3, 2003.
Dr. Glen MacDonald was awarded an Astor Visiting Lectureship at Oxford University.
Dr. Agnew has won a Guggenheim Fellowship; one of only three such awards won at UCLA this year.