University of Colorado at Boulder

News - 2011


January


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...

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...

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...

February


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...

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....

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...

Mark Williams’ “Water Resources in the 4 Corners” project featured at the CU Regents meeting

February 18, 2011 - Mark Williams' “Water Resources in the 4 Corners” outreach project will be featured at the CU Regents meeting 22 February in Boulder....

March


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...

Adam Williams Awarded UGGS Travel Grant

March 03, 2011 - Adam was awarded a travel grant from the United Government of Graduate Students (UGGS). The award will be used for travel to the [Association of...

Adam Williams Awarded a Graduate School Fellowship for Travel to AAG Conference

March 03, 2011 - Adam was awarded a Graduate School fellowship for travel to annual conference of the [Association of American...

Amanda Kass Awarded UGGS Travel Grant

March 03, 2011 - Amanda was awarded a travel grant from the United Government of Graduate Students (UGGS). The award will be used for travel to the [Association of...

Amelia Schubert wins FLAS Fellowship

March 17, 2011 - Amelia Schubert has won a Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship from the Center for Asian Studies for the 2011-12 academic year. The...

Ian Rowen wins Critical Language Scholarship in Indonesian

March 17, 2011 - Ian Rowen has won a scholarship to study Indonesian during Summer of 2011 at Universitas Negeri Malang in Malang, Indonesia through the Critical...

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...

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...

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...

April


Danielle Perrot Receives Outstanding Student Poster Award

April 02, 2011 - Danielle was presented the award for Outstanding Student Poster at the Hydrologic Sciences Research Symposium held March 31 and April 1, 2011.

Adina Racoviteanu Receives Outstanding Student Oral Presentation Award

April 02, 2011 - Adina was presented the award for the Outstanding Student Oral Presentation at the Hydrologic Sciences Research Symposium held March 31 and April 1,...

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....

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....

Afton Clarke-Sather wins Graduate School Summer Fellowship

April 05, 2011 - Afton Clarke-Sather has been selected by the Graduate School for a Summer Fellowship, which includes a three-month stipend to support his...

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....

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...

Adrianne Kroepsch Receives Thompson Award for Western American Writing

April 08, 2011 - Adrianne's essay was awarded 1st prize in the *memoir* category of the Thompson Awards for Western American Writing. Adrianne's essay was an...

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...

Erich Mueller Receives a Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award

April 14, 2011 - The Graduate Student Teaching Excellence awards are presented by the Graduate School to reward outstanding graduate part-time instructors (GPTI).

Ted Holland Receives 2011-2012 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship

April 15, 2011 - Ted was selected to receive a Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2011-2012. This fellowship provides one academic semester of...

Adam Williams Receives CARTSS Smith Scholar Award

April 18, 2011 - Adam Williams received a $1000 Smith Scholar Award from the Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences (CARTSS) program.

Natalie Koch Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellows Nordic Research Opportunity Grant

April 18, 2011 - Natalie Koch Receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows Nordic Research Opportunity for 3 months research collaboration in...

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...

May


Andrew Linke Invited to Participate in the Sawyer Seminar on Human Rights

May 02, 2011 - Andrew will present at the Sawyer Seminar on Human Rights, part of the Human Rights Initiative at the University of Wisconsin - Madison on Friday,...

Preston Cumming Received an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award

May 17, 2011 - Preston received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award through the Geography and Spatial Sciences...

June


Monica T. Rother receives a Colorado Mountain Club Foundation Fellowship

June 01, 2011 - Monica T. Rother receives a Colorado Mountain Club Foundation Fellowship

Naomi Arcand Receives Mable Duncan Memorial Scholarship

June 01, 2011 - Naomi Arcand Receives Mable Duncan Memorial Scholarship

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...

August


John Knowles was Awarded an NSF DDRI Grant

August 05, 2011 - John was awarded a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement grant.

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...

September


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...

October


CU Boulder Geography Wins Regional Geography Bowl

October 10, 2011 - CU Boulder's team (Ted Holland, Alana Wilson, Ian Rowen, Sam Smith, Mark Stover, and Preston Cumming) WON the Regional Geography Bowl at this years...

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...