Xi Wang Receives Fulbright Award

April 29, 2016

Xi was awarded a 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Research Award. Xi will use the award to support her dissertation research in China where she will study how planning for China’s electricity sector affects the country’s ability to integrate large-scale renewable energy. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange...

Galen Murton Photo Essay

April 21, 2016

A Himalayan Border Trilogy: The Political Economies of Transport Infrastructure and Disaster Relief between China and Nepal: This photo essay illustrates and contrasts the infrastructure and operations of three international border posts between China and Nepal. Located at Zhangmu-Kodari, Kyirong-Rasuwa, and Likse-Neychung borders, these posts function as the only motorable...

Spring 2016 Newsletter Now Online

April 20, 2016

Read the CU Geography Spring 2016 Newsletter featuring updates from department faculty, students, and alumni. The Faculty Spotlight is on Peter Blanken, Fernando Riosmena, and Mara Goldman. Student articles by Abe Solberg and Andrea Baeza Breinbauer and plenty of alumni news. See more at Spring 2016 Newsletter >

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".