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Vasquez-Zarate receives UGGS Graduate Teaching Award

May 9, 2019

Congrats to José, who is the recipient of a United Government of Graduate Students Graduate Teaching Excellence Award for the academic year 2018-2019!

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2018-2019 DES Graduate Awards Announced

April 23, 2019

We are pleased to announce the recipients of our DES Graduate Research Fellowships and the Best Graduate Student Paper Award. Cassandra Gonzalez received a Graduate Research Fellowship Award to support her dissertation project, Remnants of Chattel: Black Women, Sex Trafficking, and the Criminal Justice System Deanne Grant received a Graduate...

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Melgoza awarded the Frederick A. Cervantes Student Premio (Best Student Paper Award)

Jan. 31, 2019

The National Association of Chicano/a Studies has awarded our PhD Candidate, Raul Melgoza, the Frederick A. Cervantes Student Premio (Best Student Paper Award). His paper was titled “Like the Monarch Butterfly”: Mariposas, Migrantes, and Chicanx Comparative Critique. Congrats, Raul!

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DES Grad Students Receive Tinker Grants

Nov. 26, 2018

Three of our Ph.D. students, Lau Malaver, Alejandra Portillos & Jose Vasquez-Zarate, received Tinker Grants from the Latin American Studies Center to support their projects in Colombia, Mexico City & Oaxaca this summer 2019! For the duration of a month and a half, Lau Malaver, born and raised in Bogotá,...

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Aldama awarded the Excellence in Service award from the Boulder Faculty Assembly!

April 27, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Aldama, winner of the Excellence in Service award from the Boulder Faculty Assembly!

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Awon Atuire receives Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award!

April 25, 2018

Awon Atuire has received the 2017-2018 Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award! Congrats, Awon!

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Natasha Myhal receives prestigious National Science Foundation award

April 10, 2018

Congrats to Natasha Myhal received a Research Experience for Graduate students (REG) award from the National Science Foundation! The award will allow her to carry out preliminary field research with Anishinaabe tribal governments and communities in Michigan and Minnesota this summer regarding their approaches to natural resource management.

Nick's Disability Services Award

Congrats Dr. Villanueva on Receiving the Outstanding Faculty Award from Disability Services

April 5, 2018

Lynching of Mexicans in the Texas Borderlands

Dr. Villanueva's new book wins two awards

Feb. 10, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Nicholas Villanueva, whose book, Lynching of Mexicans in the Texas Borderlands, recently won the 2017 Southwestern Studies Book Prize though the University of Texas and the Border Regional Library Association, and the 2018 NACCS Tejas Foco Non-Fiction Book Award from the National Association for Chicana & Chicano Studies (NACCS)!

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Professor Carroll Receives NSF CAREER Award

Feb. 27, 2017

Dr. Clint Carroll received a prestigious faculty early career award from the National Science Foundation. Through a tribally-driven, integrated research and education project, Dr. Carroll will explore barriers to land-based cultural practices among Cherokee people in Oklahoma, and will promote cultural and ecological resiliency through the intergenerational transfer of traditional...

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