Students present at the 2013 Midwestern Undergraduate Geography Symposium
Annie L’Heureux: Young Scholars Grant - Alternative Development: Using GIS to Determine the Correlation Between Urban Villages and Property Value Growth in the Twin Cities. $4,000.
Julie Rech: Community Based Research Scholar Award. Partnering with the Great River Greening. $4,000.
Fartun Dire: McNair Scholar Award. Examining Settlement Patterns of the Somali Population through the Use of Mental Maps. $4,000.
Awarded $15,000 Campus Sustainability Grant. Student Restoration of Oak Forest: Analyzing Carbon Storage in a Recovering Landscape. Written with Simon Emms, Tim Lewis and Theresa Wondra.
Chia Lee: McNair Scholar Award. Health Care Accessibility for the Twin Cities Hmong Community.
Awarded $3,500 for purchase of smart power strips for dorm rooms in Brady Hall. Pepsi Grant written with Environmental Studies students
Faculty advisor on a $4,000 Community Based Research Grant. Partnering with the Parks and Trails Council of Minnesota.
Awarded $15,000 for the installation of the first solar panels on campus. Pepsi Grant written with Environmental Studies students.
Renee Huset was awarded a $4,000 Young Scholars Grant for our project: Using Geographic Information Systems to Understand Minnesota’s Carbon Landscape. She was also awarded a $1,500 Collaborative Inquiry Grant for our project: Targeting Degraded Forestlands for Carbon Offset Projects.