University of Colorado at Boulder

News - 2017


January


Fall 2016 Geography Commencement Photos

January 06, 2017 - Congratulations Grads! See the Commencement photos at this link and on Facebook!

March


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...

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....

Three Geography Graduate Students receive Spring 2017 Department Teaching Awards

March 27, 2017 - The Department of Geography Annual Awards for Excellence in Graduate Teaching have been awarded to Joel Correia (GPTI award), Robert Andrus (TA...

Joel Correia Receives a 2017 Summer Graduate School Fellowship

March 27, 2017 - This fellowship is used to support research work during Summer 2017.

Eric Lovell Receives 2017-2018 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship

March 27, 2017 - Eric Lovell has been selected to receive a 2017-2018 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship. This fellowship provides one semester of...

Joel Correia Receives Graduate School International Travel Award

March 27, 2017 - Joel Correia has been selected to receive a Graduate School International Travel Award. This award assists students with travel costs to an...

Seven Geography Graduate Students Receive Beverly Sears Research Grants

March 27, 2017 - Robert Andrus, Joel Correia, Angela Cunningham, Zhaxi Duojie, Mehran Ghandehari, Eric Lovell and Kyle Rodman have each received a Beverly Sears...

Meredith DeBoom Receives 2017-2018 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship

March 27, 2017 - Meredith DeBoom has been selected to receive a 2017-2018 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship. This fellowship provides one semester of...

April


Geography Department featured in Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

April 27, 2017 - "Encompassing South American wildfires, Arctic sea-ice retreat, post-Soviet politics, climate change in Tibet and GIS, CU Boulder geographers keep...

NEW Geography Department Spring 2017 Newsletter with articles by faculty and students

April 27, 2017 - "In these unsettling times, geographical inquiry is more important than ever" - Emily Yeh. The Department has published the [Spring 2017...

May


Kevin Mason receives Tinker Grant

May 03, 2017 - Congratulations to Kevin Mason! The Latin American Studies Center (LASC) has awarded Kevin a grant in Tinker Foundation Funds in support of his...

Gabriella Subia Smith receives Tinker Grant

May 03, 2017 - Congratulations to Gabriella Subia Smith! The Latin American Studies Center (LASC) has awarded Gabriella a grant in Tinker Foundation Funds in...

Gilbert F. White Doctoral Award for 2017-2018

May 10, 2017 - The Geography Department is pleased to announce that Kaitlin Fertaly and Aaron Malone have received the 2017-2018 Gilbert F. White Doctoral Award....

Adam Kolff Memorial Research Award for MA Students Spring 2017

May 10, 2017 - The Department of Geography is pleased to announce that Siddharth Menon, Faran Naderi, and Gabriella Subia Smith have received the Adam Kolff...

Jennifer Dinaburg Memorial Research Award for PhD Students

May 10, 2017 - The Department of Geography is pleased to announce that Jessica DiCarlo, Zhaxi Duojie, Gretchen Lang and Kyle Rodman have received the Jennifer...

Department of Geography Excellence in Graduate Teaching Awards for Spring 2017

May 10, 2017 - The Department of Geography is pleased to announce the Excellence in Graduate Teaching Awards for Spring 2017. These awards recognize excellent...

James A. and Jeanne B. DeSana Graduate Student Award

May 10, 2017 - The Department of Geography is pleased to announce that Angela Cunningham and Meredith DeBoom have received the James A. and Jeanne B. DeSana...

Geography Students Invited to Phi Beta Kappa Membership

May 15, 2017 - Sebastian Wetherbee, Rachel Dorencz, Kelly Russo, Catherine Archer, Ann Weinheimer, Joshua Temes, and Eva Coringrato have either joined or have been...

June


Water Stress in the Naryn River Basin

June 22, 2017 - A study co-authored by Geography graduate students Alana Wilson and Alice Hill featured on [Glacier...