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Changing Geographies Caused By Inherent Contradiction and Class Struggle

Sept. 22, 2023

Dr. Lionel D. Lyles GIS Analyst Cultural Geographer Social Scientist In Person Only (no Zoom): GUGG 205 Sep 22, 2023, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Abstract Historically, many research studies done in Geography, and other academic disciplines, have readily resorted to the use of various models and statistical formulas as...

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Christopher Picard wins geospatial intelligence scholarship

Sept. 15, 2023

Christopher Picard of CU Boulder is one of 21 students nationwide to win support from United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Christopher Picard, a graduate student in geography at the University of Colorado Boulder, is one of 21 students nationwide to win scholarships this year from the United States Geospatial Intelligence...

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Rupak Shrestha's dissertation shortlisted for ICAS prize

Sept. 15, 2023

Rupak Shrestha's dissertation, The Border Came Between Us: Securing Development, Surveillance and Securitization, and Refugee Memory and Placemaking in Nepal , has been shortlisted for an ICAS prize. The International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) is a global space in which Asia scholars and social and cultural actors from all...

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Kylen Solvik Awarded Fellowship from NASA

Aug. 8, 2023

NASA Future Investigators in Nasa Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST). I recently received a fellowship from NASA that will fund the rest of my PhD in Geography. My project is titled: "Mapping and Analyzing the Distribution and Drivers of Small Agricultural Reservoirs in Brazil". It's a fellowship which...

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Katie Clifford: CU Boulder geographer among inaugural group of public scholars

Aug. 8, 2023

Katherine Clifford, a recent PhD and scientist at the Western Water Assessment, named to American Association of Geographers ‘Elevate the Discipline’ cohort Katherine (Katie) Clifford , a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder, is among 15 geographers to be designated as “public scholars” in the realm of climate and...

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Colleen Reid: Heat waves are more dangerous than you think

July 22, 2023

The numbers are staggering: As of Wednesday, Phoenix had hit 20 straight days at or above 110 degrees Fahrenheit (43 degrees Celsius); El Paso, Texas, had sweltered for 33 days above 100 F; and Las Vegas is under an excessive heat warning, expected to reach a scorching 113 F this...

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Xiaoling Chen Awarded the Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship

July 17, 2023

Mobile Vaccination Bus (photo taken by Xiaoling Chen in 2021) Xiaoling Chen , PhD candidate in Geography, was awarded a Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the academic year 2023-2024. This fellowship is intended to provide outstanding PhD candidates with financial support to assist in the process of completing their...

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Xiaoling Chen Awarded the Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship

July 17, 2023

Mobile Vaccination Bus (photo taken by Xiaoling Chen in 2021) Xiaoling Chen , PhD candidate in Geography, was awarded a Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the academic year 2023-2024. This fellowship is intended to provide outstanding PhD candidates with financial support to assist in the process of completing their...

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Diego Melo and Colleagues awarded ‘Right to the Discipline’ Grant by The Antipode Foundation

July 17, 2023

Diego Melo (CU Geography), Bernardino Mosquera (Río Quito, Chocó) and Juan Diego Espinosa (National University of Colombia) have been awarded one of ten Antipode Foundation “Right to the Discipline” Grants. They will develop a community-based film with Black and White-Mestizo peasant-farmer communities living along the upper Atrato River basin in...

Mark Williams

Mark Williams Obituary

June 12, 2023

We are very sorry to pass along the news that Mark Williams , Professor Emeritus of Geography and INSTAAR Fellow Emeritus, passed away in Boulder on June 6. Mark led Niwot LTER at CU for two program cycles, 2004-2014, and is responsible for many of the accomplishments and directions that...

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