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Sam Bullington: Decolonizing the classroom, Rehumanizing the Neoliberal University

Sept. 25, 2020

Dr. Sam Bullington Center for Teaching & Learning University of Colorado Boulder Decoloniality & Anti-Racism in Geography Seminar Series Join the meeting online: Meeting ID: 915 7919 2345 Passcode: 998418 Abstract The contemporary neoliberal university is extremely dehumanizing to students, faculty, and staff alike. It is an environment of...

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Jonathan White: Visualization and Analysis of Grid-Cyber Systems Security

Sept. 18, 2020

Go to the Live Stream >> Abstract Increasing penetration of renewable energy, energy storage, controllable loads and electrified transportation on the electric grid are causing a generational change in how the grid is designed and operated. Electric inverters, critical to enabling this transformation, utilize a level of communication and control...

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Statement on the Benson Center

Sept. 11, 2020

The Department of Geography is firmly committed to the First Amendment right to free speech – the right of individuals and the press to speak freely without state censorship or punishment. The Department also strongly supports academic freedom, which is distinct from free speech. The purpose of academic freedom is...

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Steven Quiring: Modeling Weather Risks: Applying analytics to inform electrical utilities

Sept. 11, 2020

Presentation by: Dr. Steven M. Quiring Atmospheric Sciences Program, Department of Geography The Ohio State University Sept 11, 2020 at 12:00 PM Join the livestream on YouTube Abstract Weather can cause significant damage to the electrical power system, leading to prolonged power interruptions to a large number of customers. The...

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Professors Holly Barnard and Katherine Lininger Principal Investigators on $6.9M Grant

Sept. 8, 2020

Holly Barnard Geography professor Holly Barnard is the Principle Investigator and Geography Assistant Professor Katherine Lininger , with Eve-Lyn Hinckley, are the Co-Principle Investigators on a new 5-year $6.9M NSF grant to study the Critical Zone in the American West. Up to now, Critical Zone Observatories have done a lot...

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Kevin Mason receives GPSG Top TA Award

Sept. 8, 2020

Kevin Mason received the GPSG Top TA award for 2019-2020 by the Graduate Teaching Excellence Award. This competitive award recognizes the teaching-related work of graduate students inside the classroom and beyond. Congratulations Kevin! More info >>

Fall 2020 Graduate Students Group Photo - Left to Right: David Bachrach, Jessica Voveris, Taylor Johaneman, Andrew Eiswerth, Behzad Vahedi, Ethan Burns, Emma Reives, Kathryn Tyler, Eric Kennedy, Emma Loizeaux. Fan Li, Viviana Huiliñir-Curio (inset)

Welcome 2020 Graduate Students!

Sept. 2, 2020

Fall 2020 Graduate Students Group Photo - Left to Right: David Bachrach, Jessica Voveris, Taylor Johaneman, Andrew Eiswerth, Behzad Vahedi, Ethan Burns, Emma Reives, Kathryn Tyler, Eric Kennedy, Emma Loizeaux. Fan Li and Viviana Huiliñir-Curio (insets) Name Advisor Degree Previous Degree From Interest Area David Bachrach Oakes PhD Univ of...

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Tom Veblen: Forests scorched by wildfire unlikely to recover, may convert to grasslands

Aug. 27, 2020

With flames racing across hundreds of square miles throughout Colorado and California this summer and a warming climate projected to boost wildfire activity across the West, residents can’t help but wonder what our beloved forests will look like in a few decades. A new University of Colorado Boulder-led study offers...

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Former CU Geography professor Konrad Steffen passes away in Greenland

Aug. 11, 2020

Konrad Steffen , former CU Geography Professor and Director of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), has died following an accident in Greenland this past weekend. With Koni Steffen's death, the ETH Domain has lost an extremely prominent researcher who was also a uniquely kind...

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CU Boulder Geography Ranked #1 in the U.S.

July 23, 2020

The Academic Ranking of World Universities by ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020 has rated the University of Colorado at Boulder's Geography Department #1 in the U.S. and #13 in the world. "The University of Colorado Boulder is the major research university in the Rocky Mountain region of the...