Natalie Koch Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellows Nordic Research Opportunity Grant

April 18, 2011

Natalie Koch Receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows Nordic Research Opportunity for 3 months research collaboration in Finland.

Ted Holland Receives 2011-2012 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship

April 15, 2011

Ted was selected to receive a Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2011-2012. This fellowship provides one academic semester of support to assist outstanding PhD candidates in the completion of their dissertation.

Erich Mueller Receives a Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award

April 14, 2011

The Graduate Student Teaching Excellence awards are presented by the Graduate School to reward outstanding graduate part-time instructors (GPTI).

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.

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