Woman rowing raft on river

Turning a Love for the Outdoors into PhD Science

May 4, 2018

Alice Hill studies water supply issues in remote, pressured river basins by Katie Weeman, CIRES outreach writer In the spring of 2009, CU Boulder researcher Alice Hill (PhD Geography, 2017) sat atop an icy Alaskan glacier for the first time, supporting an outdoor leadership team of 12 people. The landscape...

Cover of the Fall newsletter.

2017 Geography Fall Newsletter Published

Dec. 18, 2017

The 2017 Geography Fall Newsletter has been published and is available to view online now on the Newsletters page . Hardcopies will be available at the commencement ceremony and reception and in the main office. The online version includes navigation links from the table of contents on the cover page...

Geography graduate students conduct water sampling and offer training in Cental Asia-Summer 2016

Aug. 28, 2016

CHARIS graduate students at the University of Colorado Boulder, Alice Hill and Alana Wilson, conducted physical hydrologic field methods training and data collection in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia, in summer 2016. The objective of the water sampling field methods is to use the unique chemistry signatures of different source...

Alice Hill receives grant from American Alpine Club

May 24, 2016

Alice Hill receives grant from American Alpine Club . She will use this to support her summer field work.

Graduate Student Awards - Spring 2016

May 9, 2016

The Department of Geography, University of Colorado Boulder congratulates the winners the following Graduate Student Awards. These awards were recognized at our Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 6, 2016. Gilbert F. White Doctoral Fellowship for 2016-2017 - Theodore Barnhart and Yang Yang Adam Kolff Memorial Research Fellowship for MA Students...

The Río Marañón is Moving: Dam Construction in a Volatile Landscape

Dec. 1, 2015

On a tight curve on a dirt road, rock fall spat off the top of the 30-foot bank, pelting the road. By the looks of the piles of debris in the carriageway, it had been doing this for hours. Rockslides seemed to be a normal occurrence along the road to...

Alice Hill Awarded Arkansas River Basin Water Forum Scholarship

Sept. 23, 2015

Alice was awarded a $2,000 scholarship by the Arkansas River Basin Water Forum for Fall 2015.

Water Well Testing In The North Fork Valley

June 10, 2015

CPR interview regarding the recent groundwater sampling campaign that was incorporated into the summer 2015 Hydrologic Field Methods course taught by Geography PhD student Alice Hill. After training on the protocol and methods, the students performed the well water sampling for this baseline study. KVFN Regional Newscast June 10, 2015 minutes 3:08-5:36

Alice Hill selected to receive Colorado Environmental Management Society Scholarship

April 2, 2015

Alice will be awarded a $1500. scholarships from Colorado Environmental Management Society Scholarship Committee. Alice was selected for this scholarship based on her academic performance, experience and extracurricular activities, and demonstrated commitment to a career in the environmental field. See Colorado Environmental Management Society for more information.