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May 7, 2012 | Honors and Awards
PhD student Michael Husebo won the AAG Economic Geography Specialty Group 2012 Best Student Paper Award Competition for his work entitled "Labor Activism Beyond the Union: Contesting Capital in the Sphere of Social Reproduction" Congratulations, Michael!
April 4, 2012 | Honors and Awards
Athens, Ga. - Three University of Georgia professors are among the best undergraduate teachers in the nation, according to the Princeton Review and RateMyProfessors.com. John Knox, an associate professor of geography; Audrey Haynes, an associate professor of political science; and Charles Kutal, a chemistry professor and associate dean of the UGA Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, are listed among The Best 300 Professors, which was released April 3.
March 5, 2012 | Honors and Awards
The journal Political Geography named a publication authored by Hilda Kurtz, "Scale frames and counter-scale frames: Constructing the problem of environmental justice" as one of the 15 most influential articles over the journal’s 30-year history. Her work examined the politics of environmental justice as a politics of scale to explore how environmental justice activists respond to the scalar ambiguity inherent in environmental justice.
January 6, 2012 | Honors and Awards
Shepherd, who directs the university's Atmospheric Sciences Program, will begin a one-year term as president-elect on Jan. 22 at the annual meeting of the society in New Orleans. In 2013, he will assume the presidency of the society, which was founded in 1919 and has a membership of more than 14,000 professionals, students and weather enthusiasts.
June 7, 2011 | Honors and Awards
Thirteen undergraduates in the University of Georgia Honors Program have been chosen for summer internships in Washington, D.C., New York and Savannah through the Honors Internship Program.
Camille Gregory of Brentwood, Tenn., who is pursuing a combined bachelor's/master's degree program in geography, is interning with Freedman Consulting. In preparation for a career as a human rights lawyer or human geography professor, she has conducted undergraduate research, most recently starting a geography project focused on human trafficking. Gregory also has served on the executive board of the Not For Sale student organization, which fights against human trafficking in the U.S.