Alana Wilson

Alana Wilson, PhD 2017

April 25, 2022

Alana Wilson : I completed my Ph.D. in Geography at CU Boulder in December 2017, having done hydrochemistry and cryosphere related research with Mark Williams and Noah Molotch , and with Jennifer Fluri supporting a social science component to my water work. The combination of cryosphere-related research and an increasingly...

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Colleen Reid: Public Health Impacts of Wildfire

April 25, 2022

Dr. Colleen Reid , an assistant professor in Geography, has published many studies that research the air quality and associated health impacts of wildfire events. Due to this expertise, after the Marshall Fire which ignited on December 30, 2021 just outside of Boulder and destroyed over 1000 buildings in Boulder...

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Increasing Diversity in Partnership with the American Geophysical Union

April 25, 2022

In 2019, the American Geophysical Union joined the Inclusive Graduate Education Network and initiated the AGU Bridge Program. The AGU Bridge Program creates the opportunity for individuals historically marginalized and underrepresented in geoscience to apply to graduate school departments that have demonstrated a commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence. In...

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John O'Loughlin: Russia's Attack on Ukraine

April 25, 2022

Ukrainian servicemen get ready to repel an attack in Ukraine's Lugansk region on February 24, 2022. ANATOLII STEPANOV In the early morning hours of February 24, 2022, Vladimir Putin launched his attack on Ukraine – or as Ukrainians put it, started the re-invasion of Ukraine. The first invasion dates from...

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Sade Cromratie Awarded AWG Scholarship

April 25, 2022

Sade Cromratie Clemons has been awarded the Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) Laramide Chapter GEOID Scholarship. We received many outstanding applications, and we are pleased to inform you that you were selected for the 2022 scholarship! Selecting only one awardee is extremely difficult in a pool of such motivated and...


Graduate Exit Talks

April 22, 2022

Sidney Bush Ethan Burns PhD Candidates Department of Geography University of Colorado Boulder In Person: GUGG 205 Apr 22, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting: Zoom login required (free account available at ) Sidney Bush Abstract: "Investigating spatiotemporal shifts in hydrologic connectivity within a montane headwater catchment...

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Professor John O'Loughlin: Do people in Donbas want to be ‘liberated’ by Russia?

April 18, 2022

Reprinted from The Washington Post , April 15, 2022 Women wave to relatives as they are about to leave by train at Slowansk central station, in the Donbas region on Tuesday, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP via Getty Images) (Afp Contributor#afp/AFP/Getty Images) We surveyed people in Ukraine’s...

Katarena Matos

Katarena Matos Awarded Ford Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship

April 12, 2022

Katarena Matos was awarded a Ford Foundation Pre-doctoral fellowship which provides 3 years of support. This is the first Ford Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship to be awarded at CU Boulder since 2012. The fellowship is intensely competitive with only 3-5% of applicants receiving an award. Katarena joins an elite group of...

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Morteza Karimzadeh on 9News: Facebook data helps CU researchers predict COVID surges

April 11, 2022

Professor Morteza Karimzadeh said the data helps him and his team measure people's movements and connectivity between locations. Researchers at the University of Colorado are using freely available data sets from Facebook to forecast COVID cases and hospitalizations for counties and states across the country. Assistant Professor of Geography Morteza...

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Summer and Fall 2022 Course Announcements

April 8, 2022

Summer and Fall 2022: Many great Geography courses are available to you from our areas of focus: General Geography Physical Geography Environment-Society Human Geography Geographic Information Science (GIS) Review the Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 course announcements to get a flavor for what each class is about and check out...