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Dr. Nishant Upadhyay Receives Integrity Award!

July 9, 2020

Assistant Professor Nishant Upadhyay was selected for the Staff Integrity Award from the Center for Student Involvement for the outstanding impact that they have made on the CU Boulder campus! The selection committee was impressed by their efforts and hard work to make CU Boulder a better place. Congrats, Nishant,...

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2019-2020 DES Graduate Awards Announced

July 8, 2020

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the Ruth Glenn Award, our DES Graduate Research Fellowships, and the Best Graduate Student Paper Award. LeAnna Luney received the Ruth Glenn Award to support her dissertation research exploring the intersections of power and how they impact forgotten people's realities, in tandem...

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PhD Student Cassy Gonzalez Wins Prestigious Ford Fellowship and Other Awards

July 2, 2020

Ethnic Studies PhD student Cassy Gonzalez is one of 132 outstanding scholars nationwide who have been awarded fellowships in the 2020 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs competition administered by the Fellowships Office of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Gonzalez won in the Dissertation Competition, for her dissertation project,...

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Ethnic Studies' Virginia Kester-Meyer Awarded Social Sciences Staff of the Month!

June 16, 2020

Department of Ethnic Studies Program Manager Virginia Kester-Meyer won the Social Sciences Division Staff of the Month Award for the month of March. This award recognizes exceptional staff members making valuable contributions to their departments. Virginia received multiple award nominations and was described as “ . . . dedicated, compassionate,...

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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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