Sarah Hart Receives National Geographic Young Explorers Grant

April 8, 2011

Sarah is the recipient of a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant. National Geographic provides these grants to help cover "field project costs for hard-working, passionate, creative individuals with great ideas".

Adrianne Kroepsch Receives Thompson Award for Western American Writing

April 8, 2011

Adrianne's essay was awarded 1st prize in the memoir category of the Thompson Awards for Western American Writing. Adrianne's essay was an autobiography about fear of avalanches and "funny" coping mechanisms while in the backcountry. See Center for the American West Writing Awards for more information.

Three Geography grads win Kolff Fellowships

April 8, 2011

Austin Cowley, Ian Rowen, and Amelia Schubert have been selected as this years recipients of the department's Adam Kolff Memorial Research Fellowship. The fellowship provides $1500 toward research expenses for MA students.

Three Geography Grad Students Win Environment-Society Fellowships

April 7, 2011

Mason Auger, Abby Hickcox, and Adam Williams have been selected as the recipients of the Geography Department's new Environment-Society Fellowship. Funded by a generous gift to the department, each fellowship provides $12,000 to support research in environment-society relations. Mason Auger's project, "Native Attachments: American Indians and the Yellowstone Environment," explores...

Afton Clarke-Sather wins Graduate School Summer Fellowship

April 5, 2011

Afton Clarke-Sather has been selected by the Graduate School for a Summer Fellowship, which includes a three-month stipend to support his dissertation progress during the summer months. Afton's dissertation is tentatively titled "From the Heavens to the Markets: Development, Nation, and the Mediation of Nature in Northwest China".

Preston Cumming Receives John Marr Ecology Fund Award

April 4, 2011

Preston received this award through the Graduate School's John Marr Ecology Fund. Its purpose is to provide grants of $300 to $1000 for Ph.D. candidates doing field research in plant ecology in the Rocky Mountains or the Arctic.

Sarah Hart Receives John Marr Ecology Fund Award

April 4, 2011

Sarah received this award through the Graduate School's John Marr Ecology Fund. Its purpose is to provide grants of $300 to $1000 for Ph.D. candidates doing field research in plant ecology in the Rocky Mountains or the Arctic.

Adina Racoviteanu Receives Outstanding Student Oral Presentation Award

April 2, 2011

Adina was presented the award for the Outstanding Student Oral Presentation at the Hydrologic Sciences Research Symposium held March 31 and April 1, 2011.

Danielle Perrot Receives Outstanding Student Poster Award

April 2, 2011

Danielle was presented the award for Outstanding Student Poster at the Hydrologic Sciences Research Symposium held March 31 and April 1, 2011.

Lindsay Skog Receives CHA Eaton Graduate Student Travel Grant

March 25, 2011

Lindsay is the recipient of an Eaton Graduate Student Travel Grant from the Center for Humanities and the Arts (CHA). This will support travel to Thimphu, Bhutan to present a paper at the 4th annual conference of the South and Southeast Asian Association for the Study of Culture and Religion...

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