Economic GEO Major Selected for Beinecke Scholarship

Update:  We are very pleased to learn that GEO Economic Major Amber DeJohn has been selected as 1 of 20 2017 recipients of the prestigious Beinecke Scholarships!!  Since 1975 there have been 610 undergraduates from over 110 institutions to have received this scholarship.  Perusing the records we can see in that history only 3 MSU students have received it, one from Anthro in 2015, one from Psych in 2011, and now Amber in Economic Geography.  This scholarship is unusual for it is given to juniors and takes them through graduate school.  Bruce Pigozzi states “I am quite proud to have been involved with this student and contend that our brand new Economic Geography undergraduate major is off to a rousing start!”

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Feb 2017:  Congratulations to Amber DeJohn who has been nominated by Michigan State University for the nationally competitive graduate school Beinecke Scholarship.  Please see the whole story posted by MSUToday news.

Amber has conducted research under GEO Professor Bruce Pigozzi regarding the Genesee County’s Transport Authority, with a focus on the mass transit authority’s routes in relation to populations living in poverty.