News from the Department of Geography and Environment


UH Geography and Environment MA Student Myles Ritchie's research on exceptional trees in Hawai'i is featured in @atlasobscura https://t.co/6ZyxsKwz6z

Recent PhD graduate @benschrager will be a JSPS postdoc at the University of Kyoto in the Philosophy of Agricultural Science Lab in the fall. Congrats, Ben! https://t.co/v2aXvD0oFf

UH Manoa named one of the most beautiful and affordable universities in the United States https://t.co/xljP2itSpx

The Department of Geography and Environment is proud to announce that Krisna Suryanata was promoted to full professor! Congrats, Krisna @krisna_Hawaii

Thread on academic writing I learned as a graduate student in the Department of Geography and Environment at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

Congratulations to our undergraduate majors who graduated this week:

Stephany Calvillo
Jillian Cristobal
Reid Daugherty
Ireland Derby
Whitney Hughes
Robert Sakuda
James Stevens
Laurel Weaver

Even though life may take you far from Hawaii, you will always be UH Geographers!

Md. Azmeary Ferdoush has been awarded a Distinguished Service Award by the East-West Center for his contribution to the EWC community. Congrats, Azmeary! @M_A_Ferdoush

Congrats to our Spring 2019 Graduate Student Graduates:
* Micah Fisher, PhD
* Laura Gilda, MA
* Benjamin Schrager, PhD
* Silvia Sulis, MA
We are so proud of you and wish you a bright and successful future!

Congratulations to Aurora Kawaga-Viviani for winning Outstanding Publication by a Graduate Student: "Spatial Patterns of Seasonal Crop Production Suggest Coordination Within and Across Dryland Agricultural Systems of Hawai'i Island" in Ecology and Society

Geography & Environment Symposium Winners!!! (left to right)
Md. Azmeary Ferdoush - best symposium pres
Angkana Rawichutiwan - best short pres
Ben Schrager - Bowers Graduate Award
Jim Stevens - Bowers Undergraduate Award
Foley Pfalzgraf - best photo
Yoko Uyehara - best poster

Join us tomorrow, May 14th! Will Cecil will present his dissertation research proposal at 11:00 AM in Saunders 442. The title of his proposal is: An Analysis of Alternative Seafood Marketing on O’ahu

TODAY! In one hour! You are invited to join the PhD proposal presentation by Joan Pan
Proposal title: Tea, Nature, and Well-Being in the Age of Social Media
Time and location: May 10, 10:00AM - 12:00PM in Saunders 443B

Happening NOW! Yuko Stender will present her dissertation research proposal from 8:00 - 10:00 AM in Saunders Hall 704F. The title is: Evaluating the potential for coral reef recovery from historical runoff and land-derived sedimentation associated with two Hawaiian watersheds

Congratulations to Micah Fisher for the successful defense of his PhD dissertation entitled, “Beyond Recognition: Indigenous land rights and changing landscapes in Indonesia.” Way to go!!!

Congrats to the Geography & Environment Symposium Winners!!!

Today!!! Geography & Environment PhD Candidate Angkana Rawichutiwan will defend her dissertation: Coastal Guardians and Precarious Livelihoods: The political ecology of mangrove narratives in Thailand. 10a-12p, Saunders Hall, Room 443.
https://t.co/J36cnEHbck

Geography & Environment PhD Candidate Angkana Rawichutiwan will defend her dissertation: Coastal Guardians and Precarious Livelihoods: The political ecology of mangrove narratives in Thailand. Wednesday, May 8, 10a-12p, Saunders Hall, Room 443.
https://t.co/J36cnEHbck

Tomorrow! Tuesday May 7th 12-1PM. Md. Azmeary Ferdoush, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Geography and Environment, will present his research: Symbolic spaces: Citizenship and state-making along the border of Bangladesh and India in John A. Burns Hall, Room 3121/3125 (3rd floor)

Join Geography & Environment Professor Dr. Mora from 9 am to about noon on Saturday 5/4 to help make Hawaii carbon neutral. Volunteers are needed to propagate native Lonomea trees. Work will be done at the Magoon Research Facility in Manoa, right in front of Longs (map shown).

As the Spring 2019 semester slowly draws to an end, our students, faculty, and affiliates gather to present and celebrate at the annual Department of Geography and Environment Symposium. #UHManoa

Today at 9 am! Jinwen Xu will lead a hands-on workshop about using social media data for spatial analysis in the Physical Science Building room 310. Bring your laptop. A twitter account is required, but prior programming/GIS experience is not needed.

Join us to mark the end of the 2018-19 academic year and to celebrate the achievements of our students and peers in the annual UH MANOA GEOGRAPHY & ENVIRONMENT SYMPOSIUM this Friday, May 3, 2019, 8:30AM to 1PM.

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