September 2, 2014

Roxanne Ornelas to take part in the 2014-2015 Altman Program in the Humanities

Roxanne Ornelas is one of seven that will join Altman Fellows Tom and Peggy Shaffer for a year-long investigation of “The Anthropocene: A New Era in Human-Environment Relations”. Over the course of the 2014-2015 academic year, the Altman faculty and a small group of student fellows will work together to plan special courses, a faculty research seminar, and a program of public events.

Previous MA grad, Peter Kamau and Kim Medley publish

Peter Kamau, previous MA grad, and Kim Medley have a new article “Anthropogenic fires and local livelihoods at Chyulu Hills, Kenya” in Landscape and Urban Planning, 124 (2014) 76-84.

Check out Roxanne’s research on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Roxanne Ornelas has a new article “Implementing the Policy of the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples” in The International Indigenous Policy Journal, Volume 5, Issue 1.

David Prytherch and undergrad Dominique Daly publish

David Prytherch and previous undergraduate student Dominique Daly have a new article “Rights and Duties of Circulation on American Streets: To ‘Proceed Uninterruptedly’ or ‘with Reasonable Care?’” in Mobilities, 2014.

Marcia England publishes about social justice

Marcia England has a new bibliography entry on “Social Justice” in Oxford University Press, Geography Bibliography.

New Article by Jerry Green and two IES grads

Jerry Green, Jeff Pierce, and Jana Farrell Sanders have a new publication “Locating Tile Drains Using Historic Air Photos” in Research in Geographic Education.

New Pub

Stanley Toops, has a new chapter “Where Inner Asia Meets Outer China” in Eurasian Corridors of Interconnection

GIS DAY Happenings

On November 20, 2013, Miami University Hamilton students and faculty celebrated GIS Day as a part of the nationwide Geography Awareness Week. The participants learned about new technological tools for spatial analysis and geovisualization, and GIS applications for different industries such as retail, insurance, health care, education, city governance, criminal justice, wildlife and emergency management, and others.

GEO 441/541 students at the GIS Day event at MUH


Grad student and faculty article published

Michael Henkin, Kimberly Medley and Robbyn Abbitt and Jon Patton have a new article “Invasion Dynamics of Nonnative Amur Honeysuckle Over 18 Years in a Southwestern Ohio Forest” in American Midland Naturalist (2013) 170:335-347.

Roxanne’s new pub

Roxanne Ornelas, GEO/WGS, has a new article “Considering the Heritage of Place in Consultation with Indigenous Peoples” in Papers in Applied Geography, Volume 36: 55-63.