Kevin Mason receives Tinker Grant

May 3, 2017

Congratulations to Kevin Mason! The Latin American Studies Center (LASC) has awarded Kevin a grant in Tinker Foundation Funds in support of his research. Donna Goldestein, Director of the Latin American Studies Center wrote, "The Board felt your project was very strong and we hope this early funding will give...

Book cover with graffiti that says "Yankee Go Home"

Jennifer Fluri’s New Book

April 30, 2017

The Carpetbaggers of Kabul and Other America-Afghan Entanglements: Intimate Development, Geopolitics and the Currency of Gender and Grief , published by University of Georgia Press in January 2017. The idea for writing this book began in 2007 when I was an assistant professor at Dartmouth College researching international assistance in...

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Hamid Zoraghein, PhD Candidate

April 28, 2017

Hamid Zoraghein First, a little about myself and how I ended up in Boulder, Colorado. I am from Tehran, Iran. Like in the U.S., students typically start college at age 18. However, in my country, a student’s field of study is determined by a nationwide exam. Based on their ranking,...

NEW Geography Department Spring 2017 Newsletter with articles by faculty and students

April 27, 2017

"In these unsettling times, geographical inquiry is more important than ever" - Emily Yeh. The Department has published the Spring 2017 newsletter featuring Project Fire, the research of Hamid Zoraghein, Galen Murton, and Jennifer Fluri’s new book. Check out the Message from the Chair, Spotlight on Faculty, Student News, and...

Geography Department featured in Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

April 27, 2017

"Encompassing South American wildfires, Arctic sea-ice retreat, post-Soviet politics, climate change in Tibet and GIS, CU Boulder geographers keep their fingers on the pulse of a changing world" A new article titled "This is not your junior-high geography" by CU's Clint Talbott featuring the Geography Department has been published in...

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Human-started Wildfires Expand the Fire Niche across the United States

April 19, 2017

As part of a NASA grant awarded to Dr. Jennifer Balch and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the University of Idaho to study climate and land use drivers of invasive-grass fueled fires across the western U.S., Jennifer Balch and her team just published a paper in Proceedings...

Seven Geography Graduate Students Receive Beverly Sears Research Grants

March 27, 2017

Robert Andrus, Joel Correia, Angela Cunningham, Zhaxi Duojie, Mehran Ghandehari, Eric Lovell and Kyle Rodman have each received a Beverly Sears Research Grant. These grants provide funds to assist the student with their PhD research.

Joel Correia Receives Graduate School International Travel Award

March 27, 2017

Joel Correia has been selected to receive a Graduate School International Travel Award. This award assists students with travel costs to an international conference to present their research.

Eric Lovell Receives 2017-2018 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship

March 27, 2017

Eric Lovell has been selected to receive a 2017-2018 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship. This fellowship provides one semester of full support during the 2017-18 academic year.

Joel Correia Receives a 2017 Summer Graduate School Fellowship

March 27, 2017

This fellowship is used to support research work during Summer 2017.