Alice Hill Awarded Arkansas River Basin Water Forum Scholarship

Sept. 23, 2015

Alice was awarded a $2,000 scholarship by the Arkansas River Basin Water Forum for Fall 2015.

Waleed Abdalati to Give Keynote Address at the White House

Sept. 11, 2015

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Domestic Policy Council invited Department of Geography professor Waleed Abdalati to deliver a keynote at a citizen science forum, “Open Science and Innovation: Of the People, For the People, By the People”, on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. The forum...

Mara Goldman’s research cited in a story in The Atlantic

Sept. 11, 2015

The story is about a reality TV show in Tanzania that showcases women’s empowerment. Goldman’s paper, written together with Jani Little (CU-Boulder, IBS), is cited in the final paragraph of the story: "What Kibona is referring to—“empowerment”—is exceedingly difficult to define and measure. In a recent paper on NGO work...

Abdalati to co-lead high-profile effort to set nation’s satellite science agenda

Sept. 4, 2015

Waleed Abdalati will co-chair a prestigious national committee charged with developing U.S. priorities for observing Earth’s atmosphere, oceans and land surfaces by satellite. Read CU News Center article.

Decade-long Amazon rainforest burn yields new insight into wildfire vulnerabilities

Sept. 2, 2015

Jennifer Balch's research featured in CU News Center

Historic 2013 Colorado Front Range storm accomplished up to 1,000 years of erosion

Aug. 27, 2015

Suzanne Anderson's research featured in CU News Center

NEW BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT—Mountains: A Very Short Introduction, by Martin F. Price, PhD, CU Geog

Aug. 12, 2015

Mountains cover a quarter of the Earth's land surface and are home to about 12 percent of the global population. They are the sources of all the world's major rivers, affect regional weather patterns, provide centres of biological and cultural diversity, hold deposits of minerals, and provide both active and...

Meredith DeBoom awarded NSF DDRI

Aug. 11, 2015

Meredith was awarded a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) grant by the Geography and Spatial Sciences Program. The award will support her dissertation research project titled "Geopolitical Shifts in the Geographies of Extractive Economies." For more information, see the NSF award page

Mark Williams Interviewed on the Mine Spill into the Animas River

Aug. 10, 2015

KUSA, Channel 9 News Interview with Mark Related Press: Three Million Gallons of Toxic Wastewater Has Turned This River the Color of American Cheese | VICE News Animas River spill: How Colorado's 'Gold Medal' waters turned mustard | The Christian Science Monitor What The Colorado Waste Water Spill Tells Us...

Katie Clifford awarded Community Based Research Graduate Fellowship

Aug. 1, 2015

Katie was awarded a 2015-16 Community Based Research Graduate Fellowship through CU Engage . This fellowship is designed for a cohort of 3-5 PhD students.The purpose is to train a generation of scholars in the practices and principles of community-based research (CBR).