University of Colorado at Boulder

News - 2009


January


Michelle Stewart receives IIE Fulbright Award

January 01, 2009 - Michelle Stewart receives IIE Fulbright Award: “Assessing the sustainability of Tibetan harvesting of rare endemic fungus Cordyceps...

February


In Memoriam: Gary Gaile 1945-2009

February 13, 2009 - With great sadness, the Department of Geography announces that Professor Gary Gaile passed away on February 13th, 2009 at the age of 63. He died...

March


Kendle Wade awarded an Adam Kolff Research Fellowship

March 01, 2009 - Kendle will use this award for the Theatre for Development Workshop in Mathare, Kenya.

Liam Colgan awarded a CIRES Graduate Student Fellowship for 2009-2010

March 02, 2009 - Seven Ph.D. students at CU-Boulder will have the unique opportunity to tackle exciting science questions with top researchers in their fields as part...

Roger Barry wins an Alexander von Humboldt Forschungspreis award

March 15, 2009 - Roger Barry was awarded a Humboldt Fellowship for Geophysics for 2009-10 and will spend mid-May - early November at the Glaciology Commission of the...

Adina Racoviteanu awarded a CIRES Graduate Student Fellowship for 2009-2010

March 23, 2009 - Seven Ph.D. students at CU-Boulder will have the unique opportunity to tackle exciting science questions with top researchers in their fields as part...

April


Adam Williams Awarded an Adam Kolff Fellowship for Field Research

April 01, 2009 - During Summer 2009, I began my pilot field research in Shanghai by exploring potential field sites and visiting departments of geography, sociology,...

Afton Clarke-Sather wins Dissertation enhancement Award from the AAG Political Geography Group

April 01, 2009 - The PGSG Dissertation Enhancement Award of $800.00 is to be granted annually to a PGSG student member. Interested students should prepare a...

Ted Holland awarded a CARTSS Graduate Fellowship

April 02, 2009 - The Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences (CARTSS) supports social science research and teaching initiatives on the CU...

Adam Williams awarded a CARTSS Graduate Fellowship

April 02, 2009 - The Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences (CARTSS) supports social science research and teaching initiatives on the CU...

Natalie Koch has been awarded a 2009 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 02, 2009 - Natalie Koch and Michelle Olsgard, both graduate students in the CU-Boulder Geography department, received an award despite there being only five...

Michelle Olsgard awarded a 2009 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 02, 2009 - Michelle Olsgard and Natalie Koch, both graduate students in the CU-Boulder Geography department, received an award despite there being only five...

Afton Clarke-Sather wins a Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Scholarship

April 02, 2009 - Only fifty years ago, the geopolitical landscape shifted with the emergence of independent nations and the bipolar struggle for influence in world...

June


Cole Akeson Receives American Councils Title VIII Language Fellowship

June 01, 2009 - Cole Akeson Receives American Councils Title VIII Language Fellowship, Ukrainian ($5,350)

Cole Akeson Receives UM and German Academic Exchange Service Trans-Atlantic Summer Inst Fellowship

June 01, 2009 - Cole Akeson Receives University of Minnesota and German Academic Exchange Service Trans-Atlantic Summer Institute Fellowship in European Studies,...

July


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...

August


Adriane Kropesch Receives CU Chancellor’s Fellowship

August 17, 2009 - Graduate student Adrianne Kropesch receives CU Chancellor's Fellowship, Fall 2009 to Spring 2011.

September


Monica T. Rother receives funding from the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

September 01, 2009 - Monica T. Rother receives funding from the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

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...

October


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...

November


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...