Cameron Naficy Receives the Sigma Xi Grant

Dec. 1, 2010

Cameron Naficy Receives the Sigma Xi Grant in Aid of Research ($700). Cameron will return to Patagonia to complete his research on the physiological mechanisms of dieback in forests of Austrocedrus chilensis and Nothofagus dombeyi .

Mark Williams Receives Funding for Niwot Ridge LTER Program

Dec. 1, 2010

Mark Williams received funding for the Niwot Ridge Long-Term Ecological Research Program 2011-2016: Tipping points in high-elevation ecosystems in response to changes in climate and atmospheric deposition, 12/1/10 - 11/30/16, $5,880,000. See Niwot Ridge Long-Term Ecological Research for more information.

Tom Veblen Receives CU-Boulder Outreach Award

Nov. 11, 2010

The CU-Boulder Outreach has awarded Professor Tom Veblen $5000 for an outreach project focusing on historical perspectives and ecological impacts of the September 2010 Fourmile Canyon wildfire. The Fourmile Canyon fire was the most destructive wildland fire in Colorado's history, destroying more than 160 homes and burning over 6,000 acres...

Gamma Theta Upsilon wins trivia bowl

Oct. 4, 2010

Proving that there is no better discipline for 'Jeopardy' training, the Geography Department's GTU (Gamma Theta Upsilon) team won first place at the 2nd annual UGGS (United Government of Graduate Students) trivia competition. See UGGS and GTU for more information.

CU Geography is ranked 2nd in nation

Sept. 28, 2010

The Geography Department at the University of Colorado at Boulder has been ranked 2nd in the country in the latest release of doctoral program rankings from the National Research Council (NRC). CU Geography was also the top ranked doctoral program on campus in the NRC rankings. Other Geography programs ranked...

Tom Veblen Receives NSF Funding to Study Fire and Climate Change

Sept. 1, 2010

Researchers from the University of Colorado will partner with colleagues at other schools to study fire and climate change in forests in the United States, Australia and New Zealand. A $3.85 million grant from the National Science Foundation is funding the project. CU-Boulder geography professor Thomas Veblen and his group...

Monica T. Rother begins work as a graduate student researcher for the NSF wildFIRE PIRE project

Sept. 1, 2010

Monica T. Rother begins work as a graduate student researcher for the NSF wildFIRE PIRE project

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.