Laura Schneider was named a Fulbright Distinguished Chair on Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

Undergraduate Anjanette Vaidya wins top prize in Research Writing

Undergraduate Geography Major Anjanette Vaidya won the very top prize in this year Undergraduate Research Writing Conference.

This is an extremely competitive award, which includes all students who earned A's in any of the Writing Program's research writing courses.

Her paper: Treatise For My Mamas: On Young Mothers, Higher Education, and the ‘Myth of Lost Opportunity’

Graduate Student Sasha Liedman wins AAG award

Graduate Student Sasha Liedman wins the AAG Cryosphere section best Ph.D student presentation, also known as the Ralph Stockman Tarr Award.

His presentation was titled: Shadows on Greenland: The Effect of Local Ice Topography on Albedo

Graduate Student Hudson McFann awarded Senior Fellowship and grant

Graduate Student Hudson McFann was awarded a Senior Fellowship from the Center for Khmer Studies, which will support dissertation research in Cambodia and Thailand. He and his collaborator Pete Pin were awarded a seed grant from the Rutgers Digital Humanities Initiative for a multimedia project, "“Rebuilding Khao I Dang: A Diasporic Archive of ‘The World’s Largest Bamboo City’.” Hudson and Pete will be producing a digital reconstruction and map of the largest post-Cambodian Genocide refugee camp – Khao I Dang – using archival materials, oral history interviews, and historic photographs.

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