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2021

Prof. Sen Roy received an award from the American Institute of Indian Studies

Prof. Grant published a new article on urban governance, urban planning, and food

New census data shapes neighborhoods, cities, politics

Prof. Sheskin being praised by the foremost historian of American Jewry for his statements on Jews of Color

Greenland mass ice-melting event is latest worrisome sign of climate crisis

◳ Graduate student tackles issues of sustainability, resilience

Prof. Sheskin on The Success of South Florida Jewry

Standing up to the Social-Justice Mobs Within the Jewish Community cites Professor Sheskin on ideologic bias in social science research

Professor devotes his career to chronicling U.S. Jewish communities

Prof. Sheskin on the Jewish community of Surfside

Prof. Sheskin on the Tragedy in Surfside

Prof. Sheskin on the Jewish community of Surfside and Miami

Geography major shines in the medical school

New app tracks human mobility and COVID-19

Congratulations to Qian Huang

Prof. Sheskin discussed the implications of the Pew Study of Jewish Americans in 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Drake

Adapting to climate change with micro geographies

Prof. Sheskin talked about Jews of Color

The Brazilian private sector can boost global conservation by converting their conservation lands into privately protected areas

GEG 101 students participate in Earth Day

Prof. Imelda Moise was awarded tenure

Prof. Sheskin talked about the future of American Jews

Prof. Wanless writes about sea level rise in The Guardian

Wastewater crisis sheds light on Florida’s environmental troubles

MPS graduate students presented research at UM's Symposium on Sub-Tropical and Tropical Coastal Resilience

◑ Andre Clum, a former UM Urban Studies undergraduate, published a new book on Miami

Sinking land and rising seas: the dual crises facing coastal communities

Should water be traded as a commodity?

Prof. Grant contributed to a publication on storm surge flooding assessment in Miami-Dade

Prof. Sen Roy published on air quality in Dehli during Covid

Prof. Grant published on formalising E-waste in Ghana

We need the courage to truly tackle global warming

A global agent for change

Uber trips in and around South Florida

Prof. Sheskin talked about the future of American Jewish populations

Immigration, intermarriage and education making US Jewry larger and more diverse

Critics find plenty wrong in DeSantis vaccinating Holocaust survivors first

2020 polling errors, dissected (video)

Dr. Ricardo Reboredo accepts position in the Metropolitan University Prague

Immigration, intermarriage and education making U.S. Jewry larger, more diverse

 

2020

Graduate student guided by Dr. Grant is a finalist of the 2020 ArcGIS StoryMaps Competition for the Sustainable Development Goals

The 2020 Election with an Emphasis on Florida

Florida, where the Jewish vote for president really counts

For Biden, Jewish voter turnout is key in Florida as race tightens

According to Latest Polls, Florida Jews Are Mobilizing for Biden

Florida's Jewish Voters Eye Supreme Court Fight

Can Jews Influence The 2020 Election?

The ecological intensity of human well-being at the local level

Vulnerability and COVID-19 in Miami-Dade

American Jewish Political Behavior and the 2020 Elections

As seniors turn against Trump, are old Florida Jews among them?

Youth and weapons: Patterns, individual and neighborhood correlates of violent crime arrests in Miami-Dade County, Florida

Expanding scholarship and research on South America

A third of Americans might refuse a Covid-19 vaccine. How screwed are we?

A green transition in South Africa? Sociotechnical experimentation in the Atlantis Special Economic Zone

The COVID-19 pandemic has been buffeting American Jewry for months. What lies ahead?

Is Trump good for Israel?

An environmental leader in the making

Florida Election Update: Trump and Biden Fight for the Jewish Margin

In Florida, Democrats focus on coronavirus, Republicans on Israel

This crisis will not miss anyone: American Jews are getting used to a new life. (in Hebrew)

Who supports QAnon? Here’s what our poll finds

What’s in a Name? Undergraduate Student Perceptions of Geography, Environment, and Sustainability Key Words and Program Names

Conservation and Development

Funding gaps in Brazilian Protected Areas

Nikki Fried Attacks Florida Governor's Covid-19 Response

How Many American Jews Are There? Depends Which Jewish Expert You Ask

Florida: A Jewish Battleground State?

Work by Prof. Stoler referenced in the New York Times

US Jewish Population Approaches 7 Million: Implications for the 2020 US Presidential Election

A sustainable agricultural landscape model for tropical drylands

GIS student projects selected to ESRI virtual map gallery

Cerrado and Caatinga: Two threatened South American regions

Do Floridians want social distancing fines and face mask policies?

Will Black Americans fear a vaccine more than COVID-19?

Floridians may take it slow as state reopens

The influential Jewish vote in Florida

For the poor, little access to clean water increases COVID-19 risk

How Many Jews of Color Are There?

Beyond handwashing: Water insecurity undermines COVID-19 response in developing areas

Holocaust Exposure and Emotional Attachment to Israel

Cinematic voyage across the globe’s oceans captivates and educates

Prof. Wanless talks in the Nature, Health, and Built Environment webinar organized by the Congress for the New Urbanism

Prof. Wanless talks on the Impacts of Sea Level Rise in Florida (scan down to find the video)

Prof. Wanless interviewed on climate change and its consequences (radio program in German)

Spotlight on: Urban Mining in Ghana

Cemeteries in Miami-Dade, FL are important areas to be targeted in mosquito management and control efforts

Protected Areas do not constrain local economic growth in the Brazilian Amazon

Prof. Grant awarded the Kwado Konadu-Agyemang Distinguished Scholar in African Geography

‘Water insecurity’ may prompt migration

Take survey to play part in Jewish community visioning project

‘I think it’s Israel’: How Orthodox Jews became Republicans

Spatial inequality of housing value changes since the financial crisis

 

2019

Taking her skills abroad for a greater good

Florida's Climate-Action Heroes: These Men And Women Are Doing Their Part

The Amazon is on fire—here is why it matters

Is Newark the next Flint?

The Forward’s Jewish Donor Tracking Methodology, Explained

The American Jewish Year Book, a Record for Posterity

KKK rally in Dayton to draw response from Jews, others

Devoted to Biodiversity Conservation

Donald Trump says Jews are leaving the Democratic Party, but there’s no proof