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...

Katie Clifford awarded Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship

March 9, 2016

Katie was awarded a Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council

Xi Wang Awarded CAS Summer Language Fellowship

March 1, 2016

Xi was selected to receive a Center for Asian Studies Summer Language Fellowship for Summer 2016. This award is intended to support intensive language study for Chinese Language Studies in Beijing, China.

Prof reappointed to U.S. Census Science Advisory Committee (CSAC)

March 1, 2016

Barbara 'babs' Buttenfield was reappointed to CSAC by the Director of the Census Bureau for a second three year term. CSAC members advise the Census Bureau director on the uses of scientific developments in statistical data collection, survey methodology, geospatial and statistical analysis, econometrics, business operations and computer science as...

Scientists are floored by what’s happening in the Arctic right now

Feb. 18, 2016

Mark Serreze interviewed for article in The Washington Post Unusual Arctic heat has been accompanied by a new record low level for Arctic sea ice extent during the normally ice-packed month of January, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center — over 400,000 square miles below average for...

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