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​Dr. Winifred Curran ​and her scholarship in the area of environmental gentrification appear throughout the Bloomberg News article 'Can Cities Combat Green Gentrification​' (November 10, 2022). 

Dr. Winifred Curran
Dr. Winifred Curran is the recipient of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences’ 2022 Cortelyou-Lowery Award. On the recommendation of the CollegeDr. Winifred Curran Awards Committee, this award is given annually to an outstanding faculty colleague who has demonstrated sustained exceDr. Winifred Curranllence in the College and University. Congratulations Win! 


Geography & Computer Science join for combined Bachelor of Science degree. The CS+GEO BS brings together the two distinct fields of Computer Science and Geography in a multi-disciplinary degree program  that reflects the wide use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technologies and the application of computational methods in geography and other social sciences. More information and details can be found the DePaul Catalog​.
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Professors Curran and Stuhlmacher
Dr. Winifred Curran and Dr. Michelle Stuhlmacher (2022). College of LAS faculty in geography—Dr.Curran and Dr. Stuhlmacher—lead a team recently awarded a $250,000 NASA grant to collaborate with a Chicago community on online dashboard that uses satellite data to bring disparities in tree canopy coverage, plant diversity and air quality into focus, providing community leaders accurate and accessible data for use in their fight for environmental justice. Read more in DePaul Newsline.


Alex Papadopoulos

Dr. Alex Papadopoulos (2022). The Ionian University in Corfu, Greece, has invited Dr. Papadopoulos to teach and carry out collaborative research on Anthropocene threats to tangible and intangible cultural heritage(s). A Fulbright Senior Scholar award will support his work there in Winter-Spring 2023.

Alex's project contributes to Ionian's partnership with the UNESCO Chair on Threats to Cultural Heritage(s). His work includes curriculum design, the development and teaching of coursework on spatial methods of threat assessment, research on a threats/risk mitigation spatial model and rubric, and scientific expertise to standing committees that manage the Ionian U - UNESCO 'threats' project.

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