Jennifer Balch Elected ESA Early Career Fellow

June 6, 2016

Jennifer is among the Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellows (2016–2020) for advancing the science of ecology and showing promise for continuing contributions. She was elected for her exceptional work and novel discoveries on fire risk, proliferation and consequences in both tropical and temperature ecosystems.

Alice Hill receives grant from American Alpine Club

May 24, 2016

Alice Hill receives grant from American Alpine Club . She will use this to support her summer field work.

Shae Frydenlund Awarded Dor Bahadur Bista Prize

May 18, 2016

Shae's paper “Labor, Racialization and Territory in Nepal’s Indigenous Nationalities Discourse: moving beyond “tribal” vs “peasant” categories,” was selected as a winner of the 2016 Dor Bahadur Bista prize. The prize is awarded by the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies .

Graduate Student Awards - Spring 2016

May 9, 2016

The Department of Geography, University of Colorado Boulder congratulates the winners the following Graduate Student Awards. These awards were recognized at our Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 6, 2016. Gilbert F. White Doctoral Fellowship for 2016-2017 - Theodore Barnhart and Yang Yang Adam Kolff Memorial Research Fellowship for MA Students...

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".