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Molly Guiney, MA 2021: Improving Stream Function and Watershed Health

My name is Molly Guiney , and I graduated in 2021 with a master’s degree specializing in fluvial geomorphology. Advised by Dr. Katherine Lininger , I studied how landscape disturbances, such as floods and fires, can influence the deposition of wood onto floodplains in the Colorado Front Range. My time...

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Lucy Citrine, BA 2021: From Fluvial Geomorphology Research to Mapping Underground Utilities

Lucy Citrine While at CU, I had the opportunity to work with the Fluvial Geomorphology Research Group. My work with the group started in the summer of 2021 in Capitol Reef National Park, where I assisted with research on the influences of hydrogeomorphic processes on floodplain dynamics and vegetation along...

Vladimir Putin sits between actor Steven Seagal, left, and Russian mixed martial artist Fedor Emelianenko, right, at a martial arts competition in Russia in 2012. (Credit: CC photo via Wikimedia Commons)

John O'Loughlin: Who supports Putin? Men, older generations and traditionalists, study shows

Dec. 3, 2023

An international team of researchers has released an exhaustive look at support for Russia’s autocratic President Vladimir Putin across several neighboring countries. The study, published Nov. 30 in the journal Political Geography, was a massive effort. From 2019 to 2020, researchers led by John O’Loughlin at CU Boulder contracted with...

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Xiaoling Chen's essay published on China's healthcare workers

Nov. 29, 2023

Xiaoling Chen 's essay titled "‘ They Want the Horse to Run but Without Providing Feed’ : Labour Exploitation of Healthcare Workers in China " was published in the journal Made In China , as part of the issue "Out of the Fog" . Completed in Spring 2023, this essay...

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Towards Earth Data Science for Everyone (or, how I stopped worrying about developing global models and learned to love the local)

Nov. 27, 2023

Elsa Culler Earth Data Science Instructor Earthlab and ESIIL CIRES University of Colorado Boulder Abstract In situ Earth Data are unevenly distributed around the world. How can we then develop tools — resource planning, hazard warnings systems, climate adaptation plans — that benefit people around the world? We’ll start off...

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Postdoctoral Associate

Nov. 18, 2023

Requisition Number: 53023 Location: Boulder, Colorado Employment Type: Research Faculty Schedule: Full-Time Date Posted: 16-Nov-2023 We invite applications for a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder), with a flexible starting date of January 2023. The initial offer is for 12 months, with strong potential for...

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Jill Adler Grano: Reimagining City Beautiful: Boulder's Path to Equity

Nov. 6, 2023

Watch the TED talk here . In this eye-opening TEDxBoulder talk, Jill Adler Grano delves into Boulder's rich history and the pressing issues that continue to shape the city today. Adler Grano uncovers the untold story of Boulder's past and reveals the city’s classist and racist roots. She passionately discusses...

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Job Posting: Undergraduate Lab Assistant

Nov. 2, 2023

Job Description/Summary: Undergraduate Lab Assistants provide in-class, hands-on support in the Geography techniques courses, including GEOG3023 Statistics and Geographic Data, GEOG 3053 GIS Mapping, and GEOG4103 GIS: Spatial Analytics Job Duties and Qualifications: The Lab Assistant (LA) is responsible for assisting the graduate teaching assistant during the entire semester in...

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A People’s Atlas of Nuclear Colorado: Infrastructure, Interface, Art/Policy Intersections

Oct. 27, 2023

Shiloh Krupar Associate Professor Culture & Politics Program Core Faculty Georgetown University Co-sponsored by the Center for Asian Studies and the Albert Smith Nuclear Age Fund at CU Boulder Abstract Operating in the tradition of the atlases and counter-maps developed by critical and activist scholars, A People’s Atlas of Nuclear...

Phurwa Gurung

Phurwa Gurung Awarded National Geographic Society Grant

Oct. 17, 2023

Doctoral candidate Phurwa Gurung was awarded a National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration grant to work together with local Dolpopa scholars to document endangered oral literature in Dolpo, northwest Nepal. National Geographic funds a global community of Explorers who investigate, test hypotheses, innovate, stretch their creativity, and push...