Max Counter photo portrait

Max Counter Receives Tinker Foundation Funds from LASC

April 15, 2016

The Latin American Studies Center awarded Max $1000 in Tinker Foundation Funds for pre-dissertation travel.

Joe Bryan wins Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor Faculty Award

April 14, 2016

Joe Bryan was chosen by the Graduate School as a winner of the 2015-2016 Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor Faculty Award.

Xi Wang Receives CARTSS Award

April 11, 2016

Xi will receive $750 in Graduate Student Funds from the Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences in support of her project entitled "Power Struggle: Assessing the Dynamics and Effects of Electricity Sector Planning in China".

Shae Frydenlund Receives CARTSS Award

April 11, 2016

Shae will receive $750 in Graduate Student Funds from the Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences in support of her project entitled "From Mining to Meatpacking: Burmese-speaking refugees and the translocal production of labor and housing markets".

Stefan Leyk Receives Award

April 7, 2016

Stefan Leyk has received a new award from the Innovative Seed Program, “Earth Lab’s human dimension: Integrating fine-grained data on human activity for advanced understanding of environmental change.” It will become a new node in Earth Lab, one of two major initiatives of CU’s Grand Challenge. See Earth Lab Grand...

Here are the 5 things you need to know about the deadly fighting in Nagorno Karabakh

April 6, 2016

Between Armenia and Azerbaijan lies a contested territory controlled by an unrecognized state called the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR). In the early hours of April 2, violence exploded in this Armenian-supported statelet in the southern Caucasus. This festering conflict in former Soviet territory suddenly turned hot. Read Washington Post article by...

Sarah Tynen Awarded DDRI Grant

April 5, 2016

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Geography and Spatial Sciences Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) grant for 2016-2017 was awarded to Sarah Tynen for her research project, "State and Society in China: Negotiating Governance, Migration, and Citizenship".

Seth Spielman wins 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award

April 4, 2016

Seth Spielman was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers in San Francisco, CA. Congratulations Seth!

Julia Hicks receives 2016-17 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship

March 29, 2016

Julia Hicks has been selected to receive a 2016-17 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship. This fellowship provides on semester of full support during the 2016-17 academic year.

Beverly Sears Grants awarded to 6 Geography Students

March 10, 2016

Beverly Sears Graduate Student Research Grants for 2016/2017 have been awarded to Brendan Buzzard, Katie Clifford, Sierra Gladfelter, Daniela Marini, Galen Murton and Kyle Rodman. These grants are competitive awards sponsored by the Graduate School that support the research, scholarship and creative work of graduate students from all departments. All...

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