Senior Ian Mallams Receives Scholar-Athlete Award

April 25, 2013

Scholar-Athlete Awards are presented to student athletes of the sophomore and junior classes and male and female members from the senior class who have accumulated the highest cumulative grade point average in their respective class. Ian, who is a member of the CU Ski Team, maintained a 3.799 GPA and...

Sarah Tynen Receives EAPSI Grant

April 24, 2013

Sarah was awarded the East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute grant funded by the National Science Foundation. Sarah will be hosted by Professor Wang Hongyang in the Urban Planning and Design department at Nanjing University. She will use the grant to support her summer field research for her MA thesis.

Seth Spielman awarded $1.4 million NSF grant

April 24, 2013

A person searching through the massive expanse of data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau in search of details about a specific neighborhood may increasingly find statistics with colossal margins of error, such as an average income of $50,000 plus or minus $50,000. Professor Seth Spielman, involved in the National...

NSF Highlights the Niwot Ridge Long Term Ecological Research Program

April 23, 2013

Mark Williams does a radio interview for the National Science Foundation's Science360 Radio. The radio spot was part of the NSF Earth Day series. Science360 Radio

Recent graduate Kristin Nowakowski talks about “cracks” in green hotel certification

April 22, 2013

Kristen Nowakowski was studying in Costa Rica when she heard rumors that a nearby “sustainable” hotel was not practicing what its web site preached. That inspired her to investigate, and she found evidence buttressing the rumor. Read Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine article

Meredith DeBoom Wins AAG Student Paper Competitions

April 17, 2013

Meredith won the 2013 student paper competitions for the Communication Geography Specialty Group and the Graduate Student Affinity Group of the Association of American Geographers (AAG).

Thin snowpack puts ecosystems and water resources in critical condition

April 16, 2013

Niwot Ridge Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) program featured in National Science Foundation (NSF) Discovery article. Read NSF article

John O’Loughlin is Recipient of AAG 2013 Distinguished Scholarship Honors

April 13, 2013

Professor John O'Loughlin is one of the towering figures behind the renaissance of political geography that has taken place over the past few decades. Over a career spanning some 40 years, Professor O'Loughlin has produced an extraordinary body of scholarship in area studies, conflict studies, electoral geography, and geopolitics. He...

Galen Murton Receives CIAC Grant

April 11, 2013

Galen will receive a $2000 summer research grant from the China and Inner Asia Council. The China and Inner Asia Council (CIAC) is one of four regional councils operating within the Association for Asian Studies (AAS). Created in 1970, these councils represent the interests of scholars working in their respective...

Eric Lovell Wins AAG Student Paper Competition

April 10, 2013

Eric's paper won the 2013 student paper competition of the Africa Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers (AAG).