Mapping haunted data and happy place: Creative geographic visualization

Feb. 17, 2023

Jin-Kyu Jung​ Urban geographer/planner University of Washington Bothell In Person: GUGG 205 Feb 17, 2023, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting: Zoom login required (free account available at ) Abstract Creative geographic visualization is situated at the intersection of geography, arts, and digital humanities. It emphasizes...

Katherine Lininger

Katherine Lininger Receives NSF Career Award

Feb. 17, 2023

Professor Katherine Lininger has received an NSF Career Award for her project titled, "Rivers of Carbon: assessing how humans have altered floodplain organic carbon stocks across the contiguous United States.” The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards...

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Contesting Race and Citizenship: Youth Politics in the Black Mediterranean

Feb. 10, 2023

Camilla Hawthorne Associate Professor of Sociology and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies University of California, Santa Cruz Co-sponsored by Center for African and African American Studies In Person: GUGG 205 Feb 10, 2023, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Abstract In this talk, I attend to the...

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Critical physical geography in practice: Our depth perception improves when we combine biophysical and social lenses

Jan. 27, 2023

Rebecca Lave Professor of Geography, Indiana University Vice-President of the American Association of Geographers In Person: GUGG 205 Jan 27, 2023, 3:35 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting: Zoom login required (free account available at ) Abstract The widening gap between critical human and physical geography raises concerns about the...

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Mara Goldman: Why biodiversity matters and what the world is doing about it

Jan. 25, 2023

On Dec. 19, more than 190 countries—excluding the U.S. and the Holy See—signed onto an agreement to protect 30% of land and oceans by 2030 and take 22 other measures to reduce global biodiversity loss this decade. The agreement, signed at the United Nations Convention of Biological Diversity’s 15th Annual...

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Acacia: on post-natural histories and sustainability

Jan. 20, 2023

Christian Kull Professor of Development Studies Institute of Geography and Sustainability University of Lausanne, Switzerland In Person: GUGG 205 Jan 20, 2023, 3:35 PM - 5:00 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting: Zoom login required (free account available at ) Abstract People have long transported diverse trees called ‘acacia’ across...

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Zena Hunter Andrews Graduate Student Award Winners

Jan. 12, 2023

Naomi Prachi Hazarika , Prakriti Mukerjee , and Priscilla Corbett have each been selected to receive an AY 22/23 Zena Hunter Andrews Graduate Student Award for the proposals they submitted to the Beverly Sears Graduate Student Grant program. Each will receive $1,000 to be used toward the expenses laid out...

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Fall 2022 Newsletter Published

Dec. 13, 2022

The 2022 Fall 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 by...

Town of Lyons, CO

David Kimmett, MA 1994

I've worked as a geography teacher in Denver Public Schools, a GIS Analyst with Fremont County CO, a development planner with a solar engineering & design firm in Boulder, and now am currently a Planner II with the Town of Lyons, CO. Lotsa geography afoot, certainly! My CU Boulder undergrad...

Grad student cohort

Welcome to Our Fall 2022 Graduate Students

Please join us in welcoming our incoming graduates for Fall 2022! Back row: Millie Spenser, Priscilla (Pris) Corbett, Drolma Gadou, Briana Prado, Emma Barrett, Denise Mondragon, Mia Murray, Taylor O’Brien, Nathan Korinek, Ethan Carr; Middle row: Alaric Kothapally, Michele Lissoni, Aja Procita, Nic Tarasewicz, Patrick (Pat) Saylor, Isaiah Lyons-Galante; Front...