News & Announcements
Black History Month: Recognizing eight graduate award recipients, their academic pursuits, and their contributions to geography and planning
In celebration of Black History Month, the Department of Geography & Planning would like to recognize eight graduate students that have recently received department awards and whose academic pursuits and contributions to the department are certain to leave a legacy within the institution and the fields of geography and planning. Congratulations to Zeina Ahmed, Olivia […]
Congratulations to our undergraduate students whose infographics were chosen for the U of T Map & Data Library digital showcase! As part of Professor Sarah Peirce’s course, GGR308 – Canadian Arctic and Subarctic Environments, these infographic posters explore the impacts of climate change, including permafrost, sea ice, melting glaciers, and the effects these changes have […]
Congratulations to all of our 2020 Award Winners! Please visit our Awards Page to see all award recipients or view the pamphlets below: PAC & UTAGA Award Recipients Undergraduate Award Recipients Graduate Geography Award Recipients Graduate Planning Award Recipients Graduate External Award Recipients
Professor Karen Chapple has been appointed as the Director of the School of Cities and as a Professor in the Department of Geography & Planning, to begin Summer 2021.
The department welcomes Professor Alfonso Valenzuela Aguilera as the new Bousfield Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Planning until June 30, 2021.
Gabriel de Oliveira and Professor Jing Chen share insights on their research on the impacts of COVID-19 on the Amazon Rainforest – U of T Arts & Science News
Professor Jason Spicer and Tamara Kay write about Project ECHO, an unconventionally structured global health & community service initiative, and its use during COVID-19 – Stanford Social Innovation Review
Professor Matti Siemiatycki comments on public transit use and funding during COVID-19 – CTV News
Planning graduate student Joanna Ilunga-Kapinga wins Advancing Women in Transportation Scholarship by the WTS Toronto area chapter.
Undergraduate student Kehkashan Basu is selected for this year’s Forbes “30 under 30” list.