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News - geographic information science


2016


Statement by the Faculty

November 29, 2016 - Geography is a holistic and interdisciplinary field, which brings together students and educators from a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences,...

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...

2013


Barbara Buttenfield Elected Fellow of UCGIS

May 02, 2013 - The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) elected Barbara "babs" Buttenfield a UCGIS Fellow. According to UCGIS, her...

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


Chris Anderson-Tarver Receives the CaGIS Doctoral Scholarship Award

February 27, 2012 - This $1000 scholarship recognizes academic achievement and encourages continuing success in outstanding cartography, geographic information systems...

2011


Chris Anderson-Tarver Receives Rocky Mountain GITA Scholarship

September 15, 2011 - Chris was awarded a $750 scholarship from the Rocky Mountain Geospatial Information and Technology Association. The academic scholarship is designed...

Chris Anderson-Tarver Receives Travel Scholarship from the US National Committee

February 01, 2011 - Chris Anderson-Tarver was awarded a travel scholarship from the US National Committee to the International Cartographic Association; $1,300.00....

Jochen Wendel Receives Travel Scholarship from the U.S. National Committee

February 01, 2011 - Jochen Wendel was awarded a travel scholarship from the US National Committee to the International Cartographic Association; $1,300.00. Jochen...

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...

2010


Gamma Theta Upsilon wins trivia bowl

October 04, 2010 - Proving that there is no better discipline for 'Jeopardy' training, the Geography Department's GTU (Gamma Theta Upsilon) team won first place at the...

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...

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...

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...

Ken Foote Elected President of AAG

March 04, 2010 - Professor Ken Foote has been elected President of the Association of American Geographers for the 2010-11 academic year. Congratulations Ken!

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...

Early Career Workshop for new faculty and advanced doctoral students, 13-19 June 2010, Boulder CO

February 01, 2010 - Registration has begun for the 2010 Workshop of the Geography Faculty Development Alliance (GFDA). It will be held 13-19 at the University of...

2009


Mark Parsons awarded the Charles S. Falkenberd Award by AGU/ESIP

July 01, 2009 - The Charles S. Falkenberg Award was established in 2002 and is presented jointly by AGU and the Earth Science Information Partnership (ESIP). The...