Ladd Keith has accepted a new tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Planning & Sustainable Built Environments and Chair of the Sustainable Built Environments Program at UA’s College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture starting this fall. He is currently the college’s Director of Academic Initiatives and Student Success and Lecturer in Planning.
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In the summer of 2016, when Saleh, a third year PhD candidate in Arid Lands Resource Sciences with a minor in Global Change, spent two months in coastal Bangladesh as part of his pre-doctoral dissertation fieldwork on climate adaptation, he realized that for many local farmers access to climate information is not just an issue to the availability of information, sometimes these can be due to structural challenges, such as illiteracy, or absence of electronic media in the region.
Senior Vice President for Research, Discovery & Innovation, Kimberly Espy, recognized Varady’s recent tenure as interim director of the Udall Center from January 2016 to March 2017 and for his long-standing service to the university at an event early in May held at the UA Union Gallery.
As reported in the UDall Center News website:
Adriana Zuniga Teran's dissertation research was featured in the March 09, 2017 UA News, "How your Neighborhood May Impact your Health and Well-Being. Her research provides insights to how built environments , particularly at the neighboorhood level, affect health and wellness. Click here for more about her research.
Saleh Ahmed's recent talk at the Science Cafes hosted by the College of Science drew the attention of the University of Arizona's President, Ann Weaver Hart by the letter she sent to him. A copy of the letter is on the right side, it reads:
Dear Mr. Ahmed:
Adriana Zuniga Teran, 2015 ALRS Ph.D. graduate and currentky Senior Researcher at the the UA Udall Center has been busy writing and publishing several papers:
Recently Anahi Ocampo Melgar, 2014 ALRS Ph.D. graduate, published online a paper in the Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development Journal: "Scientists, Policymakers, and Stakeholders Plan for Climate Change: A Promising Approach in Chile's Maipo Basin." Her co-authors are Sebastian Vicuña,Jorge Gironás, robert Varady & Christopher A. Scott.
To read the article: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00139157.2016.1209004
Second year Ph.D. Student Rodolfo Peon was invited to present his research work at the Arizona Student Energy Conference (AzSEC) on September 16th, which was hosted this year at the Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.
Kelly has a new paper published in the in Water- the Open Access Journal on June 29, 2016
Article: "Public Participation in Water Planning in the Ebro River Basin (Spain) and Tucson Basin (U.S., Arizona): Impact on Water Policy and Adaptive Capacity Building"
Sam Chambers has recently been appointed as Research Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona's. College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture.
Sam graduated from the ALRS PhD program in the Summer of 2015
Thesis: "Corridors and Elk Migration: A Comparative Analysis of Landscape Connectivity Models and GPS Data in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Sam has a Masters degree from Clemson University, South Carolina with a major in Forest Research.