National Public Radio Interviews Ken Foote for Talk of the Nation

Aug. 31, 2010

Many consider ground zero a sacred place -- as well as the battlefield at Gettysburg, the Lincoln Memorial and the site of the Oklahoma City bombing, among many others. These places often have nothing to do with religion, so it can be difficult define which uses of the spaces are...

Ken Foote Interviewed for Article in Forward Newspaper

Aug. 18, 2010

For Professor Ken Foote, America's hallowed grounds fall into three general categories: those made sacred through the death of a martyr, like the sites of the assassinations of Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.; those made sacred through ethical heroic moments, like Gettysburg, and those made sacred through community disasters,...

Ian Rowen Receives Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship

Aug. 16, 2010

Ian received the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for academic year 2010-2011.

Tim Oakes quoted in Washington Post

June 29, 2010

Tim Oakes was quoted in today's Washington Post in an article about China's western development campaign. See more at The Washington Post >

Emily Yeh Quoted in New York Times Article Regarding Chinese Migrant Workers in Tibet

June 24, 2010

Emily is quoted in the New York Times regarding her research on government subsidized new home development in Tibet. See more at The New York Times >

Teresa Chapman Wins NSF Dissertation Award

June 21, 2010

Teresa Chapman has been awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Award for 2010-2011 from the Geography and Spatial Sciences Program of the National Science Foundation. Teresa is conducting research on mountain pine beetle and fire influences on the regeneration of lodgepole pine in northern Colorado.

Geography Receives Two Chancellors Postdoctoral Fellowships

June 21, 2010

Andres Holz and Juan Paritsis, both of whom received CU Geography Ph.D.s in 2009, have received prestigious Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowships of $25,000 each for 2010-11. The aim of the Chancellors Postdoctoral Fellowship program is to identify individuals who will contribute to the educational mission of the campus, and to support...

Water Resources Outreach in the Four-Corners Area of Colorado

June 8, 2010

The CU-Boulder Outreach Committee has awarded Professor Mark Williams $5,000 for an outreach project focusing on Colorado's water resources. Professor Williams, along with Mountain Studies Institute Executive Director Dr. Koren Nydick and Geography graduate student Adrianne Kroepsch, propose to connect research on water resources currently being conducted in southwest Colorado...

Cole Akeson Receives American Councils Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Fellowship

June 1, 2010

Cole Akeson Receives American Councils Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Fellowship, Ukraine, ($7,900)

Connor Sheehan Receives IBS Grant

June 1, 2010

Connor Sheehan is the recipient of a pilot project grant from the Institute of Behavioral Science to study the relationship between migration and informality in Latin America. $8100.