Undergraduate Research Assistant (in Hazard Warning Systems)

May 23, 2024

Job Undergraduate Research Assistant (in Hazard Warning Systems) Job/Position Description The Hazards and Risk Research Group in the Geography Department at CU Boulder is seeking an undergraduate research assistant for Summer 2024 on a project to develop a hazard warning systems data base. The job includes searching for and building...

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Spring 2024 Newsletter Published

May 17, 2024

The 2024 Spring Newsletter has been published and is available for viewing ! If you would like to contribute to the next newsletter, please contact the department . If you are an alum, please fill out the Alumni Update form . The newsletter contains department news, alumni updates, and articles...

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Spring 2024 Commencement Photos

May 17, 2024

Congratulations Department of Geography 2024 graduates! To view and download your photos, please see Spring 2024 Commencement photos .


Isaac Rivera receives the AAG Digital Geographies Outstanding Dissertation Award

May 17, 2024

Incoming Geography faculty member, Isaac Rivera has received the Outstanding Dissertation award from the Digital Geographies Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers. His dissertation is entitled: "Mapping the Terms of Freedom & the Ongoing Refusal of Settler Imaginaries". Abstract: Originating in Denver, Colorado in 1907 and exported as...


8 in 10 lizards could be at risk due to deforestation

May 17, 2024

In Colorado, people flock to the Rocky Mountains when the summer heat gets unbearable. Animals seek shelter too when temperatures become extreme, and forests serve as critical sanctuaries for small tree-dwelling animals like lizards. In a new study published March 5 in the journal Nature Climate Change, scientists from CU...

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David Kimmett: Generations of Geography: Reflecting on a Legacy of Learning at CU GEOG

May 15, 2024

My time wandering the halls and climbing the central staircase of Guggenheim really was a long time ago – Class of 1994?!? Heck, that’s pre-internet! However, it doesn’t feel like a galaxy far, far away…I learned so much about so many things in such a short-but-immensely influential epoch during my...

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Message From the Chair Spring 2024

May 14, 2024

This semester we welcomed Dr. Bharat Rastogi to our faculty as a new Assistant Professor. Dr. Rastogi’s research focuses on examining the role of CO2 emissions on climate change and impacts on a variety of territorial ecosystems. We had a busy semester that included three job searches for new faculty...


Undergraduate Research Assistant

May 14, 2024

Job Undergraduate Research Assistant Job/Position Description The Climate effects and atmosphere-surface exchanges of CO2 lab in the Geography Department at CU Boulder is seeking an undergraduate research assistant for Summer 2024 on a collaborative project with National Oceans and Atmospheric Administration and CIRES, on analyzing existing observations of carbon cycle...


Abdalati Visits Washington, D.C. to Advocate for Funding Science

May 10, 2024

On April 10, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) Director and Geography Professor Waleed Abdalati, along with Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) Director Dan Baker met with staff members of Colorado congressional delegation to discuss the impacts of science reductions in the President’s 2025 budget request...


Keith Musselman Briefs U.S. Congress on Advancing Community-based Research and Knowledge Co-Production in the Arctic

May 10, 2024

Keith Musselman was on Capitol Hill on March 5th, 2024 where he contributed to a Congressional Briefing hosted by the Senate Arctic Caucus Co-Chairs (Senators Lisa Murkowski (AK) and Angus King (ME)) and the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. I contributed to the briefing with CU’s Dr. Twila Moon (NSIDC/CIRES)...