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Remote sensing tech sees positive response from federal agencies

Remote sensing tech sees positive response from federal agencies

November 10, 2016 — In the wake of natural disasters, being able to quickly and accurately assess the damage to roads, bridges and other critical infrastructure can save lives. That fact is one of the driving forces for a University of New Mexico research team making big strides in the field of remote sensing.

UNM professor developing imaging to save lives after fires

UNM professor developing imaging to save lives after fires

August 12, 2016 — When fires break out, it’s not always flames that do the only damage – sometimes the scorched earth can cause even more destruction in the form of landslides. That’s why Chris Lippitt, assistant professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at The University of New Mexico, is working on a project that would give emergency management crews state-of-the-art imaging technology to mitigate potential slides before they happen.

UNM alum headed to Africa for Fulbright research

UNM alum headed to Africa for Fulbright research

May 18, 2016 — Traveling to a faraway continent isn’t something every child dreams about. But, for University of New Mexico alumna Maureen Meyer, Africa has always held a special place in her heart and mind. Now, thanks to the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, that childhood dream will soon become reality.

Fulbright Scholars pack their bags for world travel

Fulbright Scholars pack their bags for world travel

May 10, 2016 — The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest exchange program in the United States. Its highly competitive honor is bestowed on students and young professionals dedicated to studying, teaching or conducting research worldwide. Two University of New...

UNM professors receive awards to travel, teach, study in Tasmania

UNM professors receive awards to travel, teach, study in Tasmania

December 05, 2015 — Two University of New Mexico professors, who are also husband and wife, will travel to the other side of the world this summer to teach and do research at the University of Tasmania (UTAS). One half of this duo is Tema Milstein, a UNM Presidential...

Freire merges architecture and geography in unique doctoral program

Freire merges architecture and geography in unique doctoral program

December 02, 2015 — When administrators, faculty and staff from the University of New Mexico decided to provide doctoral education programs for faculty members from Ecuador, everyone knew it would require creativity and conviction. It also requires those same traits – and...

Geography students win awards at Texas conference 

Geography students win awards at Texas conference 

November 20, 2015 — Graduate students from the University of New Mexico’s Department of Geography & Environmental Studies (GES) took home several awards at the annual conference of the Southwest Division of the Association of American Geographers (SWAAG), held in San Antonio in the first week of November.

USGS researcher to speak at Murphy Memorial Lecture

November 13, 2015 — Renowned forest ecologist and climate change researcher, Dr. Craig Allen, will speak at the 5th Annual Murphy Memorial Lecture presented by the University of New Mexico’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies.

GIS Day celebration at UNM

GIS Day celebration at UNM

November 10, 2015 — If you’ve ever wondered what goes into making maps, the University of New Mexico’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies wants to show you at this year’s GIS Day. GIS Day is being held in conjunction with the nationwide Geography Awareness...

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