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Geographers, Awards and Social Outreach

May 7, 2019

Recently several UMN Geographers have received awards to further their scholarship and the UofM's social outreach.  Accomplishments include a Fulbright, an NSFs, a TEDx talk, foundation fellowships, U of M and department fellowships, awards from specialty groups, a TEDx talk and a PBS documentary.   Geography students are working with communities throughout Minnesota, in Florida, Appalachia, Gullah/Geechee Nation, NYC, ATL, the Pacific Northwest, and various other places in the world to mobilize the resources of the university to enact meaningful change and produce pathbreaking scholarship.  Several Geographers are part of the Praxis Lab.  Their accomplishments are further noted on the Praxis Lab Website