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2017


IJGIS Paper Award at AAG

March 01, 2017 - Professor Seth Spielman's paper was named a top 5 most read paper in the International Journal of Geographic Information Science (IJGIS) in 2016....

Jennifer Balch Paper Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

March 01, 2017 - Jennifer Balch's paper titled [*Human-started wildfires expand the fire niche across the United...

2016


Aaron Malone awarded Community Based Research Fellowship through CU Engage

August 29, 2016 - The Community Based Research fellowship through CU Engage supports a cohort of graduate students doing collaborative research with community partners...

Geography graduate students conduct water sampling and offer training in Cental Asia-Summer 2016

August 28, 2016 - CHARIS graduate students at the University of Colorado Boulder, Alice Hill and Alana Wilson, conducted physical hydrologic field methods training and...

Stefan Leyk Awarded NSF Grant

August 09, 2016 - Associate Professor Stefan Leyk has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant for his project entitled "III: Medium: Collaborative Research:...

Earlier snowmelt carries drastic consequences for forests

August 03, 2016 - Earlier snowmelt periods associated with a warming climate may hinder subalpine forest regulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), according to...

Galen Murton Photo Essay

April 21, 2016 - A Himalayan Border Trilogy: The Political Economies of Transport Infrastructure and Disaster Relief between China and Nepal: This photo essay...

Stefan Leyk Receives Award

April 07, 2016 - Stefan Leyk has received a new award from the Innovative Seed Program, “Earth Lab’s human dimension: Integrating fine-grained data on human...

Here are the 5 things you need to know about the deadly fighting in Nagorno Karabakh

April 06, 2016 - Between Armenia and Azerbaijan lies a contested territory controlled by an unrecognized state called the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR). In the...

Scientists are floored by what’s happening in the Arctic right now

February 18, 2016 - Mark Serreze interviewed for article in [The Washington...

20 years after Dayton, here’s what Bosnians think about being divided by ethnicity

February 02, 2016 - Last November and December, a series of events and conferences marked the 20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords of 1995, the negotiated...

Alumnus Yönten Nyima and Professor Emily Yeh Cited in Articles on Tibetan Grasslands

January 26, 2016 - University of Colorado alumnus Yönten Nyima (PhD in Geography, 2012) and **Professor Emily Yeh** were cited in two recent articles in *Nature* and...

Mountains west of Boulder continue to lose ice as climate warms

January 14, 2016 - New research led by the University of Colorado Boulder indicates an ongoing loss of ice on Niwot Ridge and the adjacent Green Lakes Valley in the...

Colorado high peaks losing glaciers as climate warms

January 12, 2016 - Melting of ice on Niwot Ridge and the adjacent Green Lakes Valley in the high mountains west of Boulder, Colorado, is likely to progress as climate...

2015


Yang Yang awarded a Jean Bovard Sanville Graduate Fellowship in the Social Sciences

December 19, 2015 - Yang Yang has been awarded an inaugural Jean Bovard Sanville Graduate Fellowship in the Social Sciences for her dissertation research on the changing...

Profs find few benefits, some harm in “voluntourism”

December 05, 2015 - Before the early years of the 21st century, the idea of combining a vacation with volunteering was unknown to most Americans. A decade and a half...

The Río Marañón is Moving: Dam Construction in a Volatile Landscape

December 01, 2015 - On a tight curve on a dirt road, rock fall spat off the top of the 30-foot bank, pelting the road. By the looks of the piles of debris in the...

A Talk by Dr. Jennifer Fluri

October 22, 2015 - The College of Arts And Sciences Honors Program Speaker Series Presents **“We are here for the Women”: Afghanistan, Time-Space, Gender and Scales...

Launch of the New Tibet Himalaya Initiative at CU

October 07, 2015 - The Geography Department is excited to announce the launch of the new Tibet Himalaya Initiative at CU, an interdisciplinary hub for research,...

Mara Goldman’s research cited in a story in The Atlantic

September 11, 2015 - The story is about a reality TV show in Tanzania that showcases women’s empowerment. Goldman’s paper, written together with Jani Little...

Decade-long Amazon rainforest burn yields new insight into wildfire vulnerabilities

September 02, 2015 - Jennifer Balch's research featured in [CU News...

Historic 2013 Colorado Front Range storm accomplished up to 1,000 years of erosion

August 27, 2015 - Suzanne Anderson's research featured in [CU News...

NEW BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT—Mountains: A Very Short Introduction, by Martin F. Price, PhD, CU Geog

August 12, 2015 - Mountains cover a quarter of the Earth's land surface and are home to about 12 percent of the global population. They are the sources of all the...

What people in southeast Ukraine really think of Novorossiya

May 25, 2015 - Novorossiya is frozen. Last week Oleg Tsarev, leader of the ‘parliament’ that ostensibly united the eastern Ukraine separatist entities, the...

Exhumation by debris flows in the 2013 Colorado Front Range storm

April 07, 2015 - The Geological Society of America *Geology* [article](http://geology.gsapubs.org/content/early/2015/03/27/G36507.1.abstract) co-authored by Suzanne...

Study: Western forests decimated by pine beetles not more likely to burn

March 25, 2015 - Western U.S. forests killed by the mountain pine beetle epidemic are no more at risk to burn than healthy Western forests, according to new findings...

2014


NSF awards research team $1M to study world’s population dynamics

December 11, 2014 - Stefan Leyk and Fernando Riosmena are part of a research team that received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct...

How to Make a Better Map—Using Neuroscience

November 24, 2014 - Seth Spielman's research conducted through a National Science Foundation grant profiled in The Atlantic. [Read...

Study ties conflict risk in sub-Saharan Africa to climate change, socioeconomics, geography

November 10, 2014 - A massive new University of Colorado Boulder study indicates there is a statistical link between hotter temperatures generated by climate change and...

NASA Research Opportunities for Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) Grant Received

October 20, 2014 - Ph.D. candidate Mike MacFerrin, along with his adviser Dr. Waleed Abdalati and collaborators at the University of Washington, received notice of a...

CU-Boulder researchers’ study shows fire severity has precedence

September 24, 2014 - A new study that included researchers at the University of Colorado asserts that despite the series of damaging forest fires across the state in the...

John O’Loughlin interviewed about latest events in eastern Ukraine

September 02, 2014 - John O'Loughlin studies conflict in countries and the political geography of the post-Soviet Union, including Russian and Ukrainian geopolitics and...

Warming trend boosts nitrogen in Boulder watershed

June 30, 2014 - Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine highlights some of Mark Williams' research on nitrogen cycling for the Niwot Ridge LTER program. [Read...

Landowners can test wells for oil and gas pollutants

June 20, 2014 - Mark Williams interviewed by the Coloradoan [Landowners can test wells for oil and gas...

O’Loughlin awarded grant for research on attitudes & beliefs in Russian-supported ‘de facto’ states

May 19, 2014 - A new research grant from the National Science Foundation for Attitudes and beliefs in Russian-supported 'de facto' states and Eastern Ukraine in the...

Why gas patch residents should test their water regularly

May 01, 2014 - Mark Williams interviewed on Colorado Public Radio, [Why gas patch residents should test their water...

Ian Rowen’s Paper Published in Annals of Tourism Research

April 15, 2014 - Ian Rowen's "Tourism as a territorial strategy: The case of China and Taiwan" paper has been published in the Annals of Tourism Research, [Volume 46,...

John Knowles’ research featured in LTER Network News, Spring 2014

April 01, 2014 - How did a Liberal Arts major from Vassar College end up researching carbon respiration in gale-force winds at the height of winter in the Rockies?...

John O’Loughlin co-authors Washington Post article

March 20, 2014 - John O'Loughin co-authored this Washington Post article with Gerald Toal: [How people in South Ossetia, Abkhazia and Transnistria feel about...

Lighthouse Study Tracks Evaporation

March 06, 2014 - Peter Blanken and Christopher Spence of Environment Canada say information they are gathering about the Great Lakes this winter bodes well for water...

Research by John O’Loughlin on the North Caucasus featured in New York Times article

February 05, 2014 - A New York Times article about the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia and its proximity to a war zone, includes a map showing the spread of rebel...

2013


River research by Erich Mueller and John Pitlick featured in EOS, 3 December 2013

December 03, 2013 - In a paper recently published in [Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface](http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2013JF002843/abstract),...

Building in Colorado’s Fire Zone

November 07, 2013 - Tania Schoennagel quoted in NASA Earth Observatory, Building in Colorado's Fire Zone [Part 1 Natural...

Tim Oakes awarded Isaac Manasseh Meyer Fellowship

October 24, 2013 - The Isaac Manasseh Meyer Fellowship is awarded by the National University of Singapore to fund a brief period of work as a visiting fellow at NUS....

Massive spruce beetle outbreak in Colorado tied to drought, according to new CU study

October 11, 2013 - A new University of Colorado Boulder study indicates drought high in the northern Colorado mountains is the primary trigger of a massive spruce...

John O’Loughlin Awarded NSF Grant for Research on Environmental Conditions and Societal Conflict

September 17, 2013 - A new research grant from the National Science Foundation for “Analyses of Relationships Between Changing Environmental Conditions and Societal...

Conservation efforts might encourage lion-hunting

August 09, 2013 - To many observers, East Africa’s Maasai pastoralists hunt lions for two distinct reasons: to retaliate against lions that kill livestock or to...

Drought-squeezed African Maasai suggest climate-change strategies

August 06, 2013 - The devastating drought of 2009 in northern Tanzania generated new coping strategies by Maasai people, suggesting that Maasai with more money and...

Climate change could spark more wars but evidence is mixed

August 01, 2013 - A 'metastudy' of 60 other studies suggests that there is a clear link between the climate and violence. Global warming raises the specter of more...

Research Looks at Lakes in New Way

July 04, 2013 - Miles Offshore, Are Lighthouse Cribs Beginning to Rot from Air Exposure? Professor Peter Blanken's research on the Great Lakes takes a new look at...

Tim Oakes awarded NSF grant

May 22, 2013 - Tim Oakes was awarded a $230,272 grant from the National Science Foundation for the project "“Re-ordering public space, governing urban...

Seth Spielman awarded $1.4 million NSF grant

April 24, 2013 - A person searching through the massive expanse of data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau in search of details about a specific neighborhood may...

NSF Highlights the Niwot Ridge Long Term Ecological Research Program

April 23, 2013 - Mark Williams does a radio interview for the National Science Foundation's Science360 Radio. The radio spot was part of the NSF Earth Day series....

Thin snowpack puts ecosystems and water resources in critical condition

April 16, 2013 - Niwot Ridge Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) program featured in National Science Foundation (NSF) Discovery article. [Read NSF...

Are rising temperatures a national security risk in Africa?

March 01, 2013 - John O'Loughlin and his research team conduct an unprecedented study to determine if climate change plays a role in the continent's conflicts.

Cameron Naficy Receives DDRI Award

February 28, 2013 - Cameron has received a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement award from the National Science Foundation. This grant will support Cameron's...

Babs Buttenfield a member of NRC panel on the current and future workforce in geospatial fields

February 18, 2013 - The National Academies Press recently released a report about the future geospatial workforce, commissioned by the National Geospatial-Intelligence...

2012


Massive crevasses and bendable ice affect stability of Antarctic ice shelf

December 07, 2012 - Gaping crevasses that penetrate upward from the bottom of the largest remaining ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula make it more susceptible to...

Drought in 2001-2001 Fueled Rocky Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreak

November 05, 2012 - Results of a new study show that episodes of reduced precipitation in the Southern Rocky Mountains, especially during the 2001-2002 drought, greatly...

Climate variability and conflict risk in East Africa measured by Boulder team

October 22, 2012 - While a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder shows the risk of human conflict in East Africa increases somewhat with hotter...

Verdict’s still out on pine-beetle-kill fire effects

October 12, 2012 - Whizzing along the I-70 corridor into the Rocky Mountains, it’s hard not to notice widespread patches of dry, dead, red trees dispersed...

CU-Boulder-led team to study effects of natural gas development

October 03, 2012 - The National Science Foundation has awarded a $12 million grant to a CU-Boulder-led team to explore ways to maximize the benefits of natural gas...

CU-Boulder Researchers Investigate Warming Climate’s Threat to Western Water

October 02, 2012 - Where does our water come from and how does climate change affect its future availability? In the arid West, mountain snowpack holds the answers to...

CU-led mountain forest study shows vulnerability to climate change

September 10, 2012 - A new University of Colorado Boulder-led study that ties forest “greenness” in the western United States to fluctuating year-to-year...

Adam Williams receives NSF DDRI grant

August 29, 2012 - Adam Williams has won a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement grant from the National Science Foundation for $16,000. Adam's research project -...

How Tragic Events Are Memorialized

August 09, 2012 - Ken Foote talks about his research with CU Connections. In Western civilization, memorials honoring soldiers and heroes have been traced to Roman...

In Rocky Mountain Forests, More Fires and More People

June 08, 2012 - Tania Schoennagel quoted in National Geographic article, [In Rocky Mountain Forests, More Fires and More...

Monica T. Rother receives a Colorado Mountain Club Foundation Fellowship

June 01, 2012 - Monica T. Rother receives a Colorado Mountain Club Foundation Fellowship

2011


Seth Spielman Receives NSF and US Census Bureau Grant

October 24, 2011 - The National Science Foundation and the US Census Bureau have awarded Seth Spielman a five-year, $1.2 million grant to establish an NSF-Census...

Southern South American wildfires expected to increase

August 22, 2011 - A study by Andrés Holz and Tom Veblen indicates a major climate oscillation in the Southern Hemisphere that is expected to intensify in the coming...

NSF awards CU-Boulder $5.9 million grant for alpine ecosystem research

June 16, 2011 - The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Colorado Boulder a six-year, $5.9 million grant to continue intensive studies of...

Erich Mueller and Andrew Linke win Gilbert White Fellowships

April 30, 2011 - Erich Mueller and Andrew Linke have been selected as this year's recipients of the Department's Gilbert White Fellowship. The fellowship provides...

Sarah Hart Receives National Geographic Young Explorers Grant

April 08, 2011 - Sarah is the recipient of a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant. National Geographic provides these grants to help cover "field project costs...

Three Geography grads win Kolff Fellowships

April 08, 2011 - Austin Cowley, Ian Rowen, and Amelia Schubert have been selected as this years recipients of the department's Adam Kolff Memorial Research...

Three Geography Grad Students Win Environment-Society Fellowships

April 07, 2011 - Mason Auger, Abby Hickcox, and Adam Williams have been selected as the recipients of the Geography Department's new Environment-Society Fellowship....

Preston Cumming Receives John Marr Ecology Fund Award

April 04, 2011 - Preston received this award through the Graduate School's John Marr Ecology Fund. Its purpose is to provide grants of $300 to $1000 for Ph.D....

Sarah Hart Receives John Marr Ecology Fund Award

April 04, 2011 - Sarah received this award through the Graduate School's John Marr Ecology Fund. Its purpose is to provide grants of $300 to $1000 for Ph.D....

Lindsay Skog Receives CHA Eaton Graduate Student Travel Grant

March 25, 2011 - Lindsay is the recipient of an Eaton Graduate Student Travel Grant from the Center for Humanities and the Arts (CHA). This will support travel to...

Lindsay Skog Receives NSF IGERT Grant

March 25, 2011 - Lindsay has won a grant from the University of Wisconsin, Madison's Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Program...

Ian Rowen wins NSF IGERT grant for research in China

March 17, 2011 - Ian Rowen has won a grant from the University of Wisconsin, Madison's Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Program...

Morgan Zeliff Receives the Young Investigator’s Award from the 2011 BASIN Isotope Conference

March 03, 2011 - Morgan is the recipient of a Young Investigator's Award to participate in the BASIN 2011 conference on the Roles of Stable Isotopes in Water Cycle...

Michelle Stewart Receives a Fellowship at Harvard Kennedy School’s STS Program

February 17, 2011 - Michelle will receive a non-stipendiary fellowship in the Harvard Kennedy School's [Program on Science, Technology and...

Stefan Leyk Receives National Institutes of Health Grant

January 20, 2011 - Environmental Variability, Migration, and Rural Livelihoods Funded by NIH, National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development, $147,000 Lori...

Cameron Naficy Receives the British Ecological Society Small Ecological Project Grant

January 03, 2011 - Cameron will return to Patagonia to complete his research on the physiological mechanisms of dieback in forests of *Austrocedrus chilensis* and...

Cameron Naficy Receives the University of Montana International Fund Award

January 03, 2011 - Cameron Naficy Receives the University of Montana International Fund Award ($700). Cameron will return to Patagonia to complete his research on the...

2010


Waleed Abdalati Named Chief Scientist at NASA

December 13, 2010 - NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden has selected Waleed Abdalati to serve as the agency's chief scientist effective Jan. 3 for a two-year...

Cameron Naficy Receives the Sigma Xi Grant

December 01, 2010 - Cameron Naficy Receives the Sigma Xi Grant in Aid of Research ($700). Cameron will return to Patagonia to complete his research on the...

Mark Williams Receives Funding for Niwot Ridge LTER Program

December 01, 2010 - Mark Williams received funding for the Niwot Ridge Long-Term Ecological Research Program 2011-2016: Tipping points in high-elevation ecosystems in...

Tom Veblen Receives CU-Boulder Outreach Award

November 11, 2010 - The CU-Boulder Outreach has awarded Professor Tom Veblen $5000 for an outreach project focusing on historical perspectives and ecological impacts of...

CU Geography is ranked 2nd in nation

September 28, 2010 - The Geography Department at the University of Colorado at Boulder has been ranked 2nd in the country in the latest release of doctoral program...

Tom Veblen Receives NSF Funding to Study Fire and Climate Change

September 01, 2010 - Researchers from the University of Colorado will partner with colleagues at other schools to study fire and climate change in forests in the United...

National Public Radio Interviews Ken Foote for Talk of the Nation

August 31, 2010 - Many consider ground zero a sacred place -- as well as the battlefield at Gettysburg, the Lincoln Memorial and the site of the Oklahoma City bombing,...

Ken Foote Interviewed for Article in Forward Newspaper

August 18, 2010 - For Professor Ken Foote, America’s hallowed grounds fall into three general categories: those made sacred through the death of a martyr, like...

Ian Rowen Receives Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship

August 16, 2010 - Ian received the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for academic year 2010-2011.

Emily Yeh Quoted in New York Times Article Regarding Chinese Migrant Workers in Tibet

July 24, 2010 - Emily is quoted in the New York Times regarding her research on government subsidized new home development in Tibet.

Tim Oakes quoted in Washington Post

June 29, 2010 - Tim Oakes was quoted in today's *Washington Post* in an article about China's western development campaign.

Teresa Chapman Wins NSF Dissertation Award

June 21, 2010 - Teresa Chapman has been awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Award for 2010-2011 from the Geography and Spatial Sciences Program of the...

Geography Receives Two Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowships

June 21, 2010 - Andres Holz and Juan Paritsis, both of whom received CU Geography Ph.D.s in 2009, have received prestigious Chancellor’s Postdoctoral...

Water Resources Outreach in the Four-Corners Area of Colorado

June 08, 2010 - The CU-Boulder Outreach Committee has awarded Professor Mark Williams $5,000 for an outreach project focusing on Colorado's water resources....

Connor Sheehan Receives IBS Grant

June 01, 2010 - Connor Sheehan is the recipient of a pilot project grant from the Institute of Behavioral Science to study the relationship between migration and...

Tom Veblen, Andres Holz and Juan Paritsis win NSF grant

May 01, 2010 - Professor Tom Veblen is PI and recent CU graduates Andres Holz and Juan Paritsis are Postdoctoral Research Associates on a new NSF award entitled...

Meredith Gartner wins NSF Dissertation Award

May 01, 2010 - Meredith Gartner has been awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Award for 2010-2011 from the Geography and Spatial Sciences Program of the...

Travis Klingberg Awarded Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Research Fellowship

April 28, 2010 - Travis Klingberg has been awarded a US Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship for 2010-2011....

Jennifer Dinaburg Awarded Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Research Fellowship

April 28, 2010 - Jenn Dinaburg has been awarded a US Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship for...

Emily Yeh Using ARRA Funding to Study Environmentalism in China and Tibet

April 27, 2010 - Emily Yeh's NSF CAREER project on environmentalism in China and Tibet is featured as a "research story" on CU's ARRA (American Recovery and...

Ted Holland wins Dissertation Enhancement Award

April 15, 2010 - Ted Holland won the Russian, Central Eurasian and East European Specialty Group's Dissertation Enhancement Award at the annual AAG meetings in...

Geography grads sweep specialty group paper awards

April 15, 2010 - Natalie Koch and Grant Garstka swept the Russian, Central Eurasian and East European Specialty Group's Best Student Paper Award at the annual AAG...

Professor John O’Loughlin has spent years studying the aftermath of two war-torn regions

April 14, 2010 - Professor John O'Loughlin has spent years studying the aftermath of two war-torn regions: Bosnia and the North Caucasus. He finds geographically...

Elisabeth Root wins Innovative Seed Grant

April 13, 2010 - Elisabeth Root has been awarded an Innovative Seed Grant for her project "Children on the move? Childhood residential mobility and the effects of...

Waleed Abdalati receives NASA funding to study polar ice sheets and sea level rise

April 12, 2010 - Waleed Abdalati was selected for funding under NASA’s Interdisciplinary Science solicitatation. Dr. Abdalati and colleagues from NASA Goddard...

Adam Williams wins FLAS Fellowships

April 02, 2010 - Adam Williams has been awarded Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships from the Center for Asian Studies for Summer 2010 and for the 2010-11...

Amelia Schubert wins FLAS Fellowship

April 02, 2010 - Amelia Schubert has been awarded a Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship from the Center for Asian Studies for Summer 2010. She'll be studying...

Julia Hicks Receives Adam Kolff Memorial Fellowship

April 01, 2010 - Julia Hicks Receives Adam Kolff Memorial Fellowship, CU Geography

Jeremy Smith wins Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship

April 01, 2010 - Jeremy Smith has been awarded a 2010-2011 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the University of Colorado. Jeremy's research...

Jennifer Petrzelka Receives Prize for Best Student Paper at Hydrologic Sciences Symposium

April 01, 2010 - Grad student Jennifer Petrzelka was one of two winners of the 2010 student prize for best presentation at the Hydrologic Sciences Symposium hosted by...

Rowie Cowie Wins Best Student Presentation Award

April 01, 2010 - Grad student Rory Cowie won the Best Student Presentation award ($300) at the National Groundwater Association Annual Groundwater Summit, Denver CO,...

Tim Oakes awarded Chinese research exchange fellowship

April 01, 2010 - Tim Oakes has been awarded a "Seasonal Bird" research exchange fellowship for 180,000 yuan from the Guizhou Province Ministry of Education. Tim will...

Geography student wins $20K sustainability grant

March 09, 2010 - Geography student Shane Grigsby has won a $20,000 grant from the CU Environmental Center for his project on "Topographic Mapping of the CU Campus for...

Julia Hicks Receives Hazel Schmoll Research Fellowship

March 01, 2010 - Julia Hicks Receives Hazel Schmoll Research Fellowship, CU Herbarium. The graduate student fellowships are awarded for the study of native Colorado...

Emily Yeh wins 2009 Leopold-Hidy Prize

February 23, 2010 - Emily Yeh won the 2009 Leopold-Hidy Prize from the journal *Environmental History* for best journal article of the year. Emily's winning paper,...

Associate Professor Elizabeth Dunn becomes immersed in the effects of war

February 23, 2010 - Elizabeth Dunn, CU-Boulder associate professor of geography and international affairs, put her Fulbright grant to a surprising, study-altering use....

Babs Buttenfield and Stefan Leyk Win NSF Grant

February 15, 2010 - Professor Babs Buttenfield and Assistant Professor Stefan Leyk are PI's on a $440,000 NSF grant titled "Putting People in Their Place: Constructing a...

Julia Hicks Receives Rocky Mountain National Park Research Grant

February 01, 2010 - Julia Hicks Receives Rocky Mountain National Park Research Grant. The National Park Service awards the grants for research in Rocky Mountain...

Andrew Linke wins NSF Dissertation Award

February 01, 2010 - Andrew Linke was awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award for 2010-2011 from the Geography and Regional Science program of the...

Mark Williams Receives National Science Foundation GEO Grant

January 01, 2010 - Mark Williams receives National Science Foundation GEO grant: Developing a Methodology to Estimate Snow Depth from GPS Data; $380,051; 1/1/10-...

Michelle Stewart receives Research Associate Award University of Wisconsin-Madison

January 01, 2010 - Michelle Stewart receives Research Associate Award University of Wisconsin-Madison NSF IGERT Training Program on Biodiversity Conservation and...

2009


CU-Boulder Contingent Set for Copenhagen Climate Conference

November 30, 2009 - A contingent from the University of Colorado at Boulder will be attending the United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen December 7 to...

Arctic Sea Ice Recovers Slightly in 2009, Remains on Downward Trend, Says CU Study

October 06, 2009 - Despite a slight recovery in summer Arctic sea ice in 2009 from record-setting low years in 2007 and 2008, the sea ice extent remains significantly...

Mark Williams receives National Science Foundation CMG Grant

September 01, 2009 - Mark Williams receives National Science Foundation CMG Grant: "Multiscale nonlinear domain decomposition method for modeling the impact of climate...

2008


Michelle Stewart receives Research Associate Award University of Wisconsin-Madison

September 01, 2008 - Michelle Stewart receives Research Associate Award University of Wisconsin-Madison NSF IGERT Training Program on Biodiversity Conservation and...

2007


Mark Williams Receives National Science Foundation GEO Grant for Boulder Creek CZO

September 15, 2007 - Mark Williams receives NSF GEO: Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory: Weathered Profile Development in a Rocky Environment and Its Influence on...