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  On Sunday, June 18, 2017, our geographers who have finished their studies walked at the UCSB Commencements. Listed below are those who earned their Masters and PhDs over the course of the year. Congratulations to those who have Master‘d it, and to those who are Phinally Done! MA Daniel Phillips (Summer 2016) Maximilian Stiefel (Summer 2016) Cascade Tuholske (Summer 2016) Haiyun Ye (Fall 2016) Mingquan Chen (Winter 2017)...

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Geography Undergraduate Quincy Lee has been designated as “the guy who would give the Most Interesting Man in the world a run for his money” by the UCSB Current. Quincy exemplifies the meaning of being a geographer, combining his interest in oceanography with writing and story telling in his studies. With the Raab Writing Fellowship he earned, he traveled to Manaus, Brazil to develop a story about local fishermen,...

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2016-2017 Annual Geography Awards The following is the transcript used by Geography Professor Dan Montello¬†¬†while presenting during the annual awards Colloquium on May 25, 2017. Jose Saleta‘s speech is also featured in the body of the text when he presents the Jose Saleta Award for Outstanding Contributions to Geography. Jose Saleta Award for Outstanding Contributions to Geography: To being, we would like to acknowledge one of...

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