Dinaburg Memorial Fellowships Awarded to Eight Students

May 3, 2013

The 2013-2014 Dinaburg Memorial Fellowship recipients are: Kaitlin Fertaly Jamie Humphrey John Knowles Galen Murton Eric Reiff Amy Schubert Adam Williams Kathryn Wright

Adam Williams receives NSF DDRI grant

Aug. 29, 2012

Adam Williams has won a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement grant from the National Science Foundation for $16,000. Adam's research project - titled "Informal Recycling as a Livelihood Strategy Among Recent Rural-Urban Migrants" - explores the ways rural migrants in Shanghai gain access to urban spaces through networks of informal street...

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. See CARTSS Website for more info.

Three Geography Grad Students Win Environment-Society Fellowships

April 7, 2011

Mason Auger, Abby Hickcox, and Adam Williams have been selected as the recipients of the Geography Department's new Environment-Society Fellowship. Funded by a generous gift to the department, each fellowship provides $12,000 to support research in environment-society relations. Mason Auger's project, "Native Attachments: American Indians and the Yellowstone Environment," explores...

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

March 3, 2011

Adam was awarded a Graduate School fellowship for travel to annual conference of the Association of American Geographers in Seattle, April 12-16, 2011 ($300).

Adam Williams Awarded UGGS Travel Grant

March 3, 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 American Geographers annual conference in Seattle, April 12-16, 2011 ($300). UGGS is the primary advocacy group for graduate and professional students on the CU-Boulder campus...

Gamma Theta Upsilon wins trivia bowl

Oct. 4, 2010

Proving that there is no better discipline for 'Jeopardy' training, the Geography Department's GTU (Gamma Theta Upsilon) team won first place at the 2nd annual UGGS (United Government of Graduate Students) trivia competition. See UGGS and GTU for more information.

Adam Williams wins FLAS Fellowships

April 2, 2010

Adam Williams has been awarded Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships from the Center for Asian Studies for Summer 2010 and for the 2010-11 academic year. He will be studying Chinese language in preparation for his PhD fieldwork on the geography of waste in Shanghai. See Center for Asian Studies...

Adam Williams Chosen as a Center for the Humanities and Arts Fellow for 2010-2011 ‘China’ seminar

Feb. 1, 2010

I'm honored to have been selected to participate in CU's Center for the Humanities and Arts' 2010-2011 'China' theme seminar and colloquia. My proposal suggests researching cultural geographies of informal economy, migration and citizenship in Shanghai, in order to better understand contemporary experiences of urban development in China.

Adam Williams awarded a CARTSS Graduate Fellowship

April 2, 2009

The Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences (CARTSS) supports social science research and teaching initiatives on the CU campus. CARTSS has funded research and teaching in every social science department on campus. See examples of projects receiving CARTSS support at http://cartss.colorado.edu/ssawardees.html The CARTSS Graduate Student Fellows...