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Increasing Diversity in Partnership with the American Geophysical Union

April 25, 2022

In 2019, the American Geophysical Union joined the Inclusive Graduate Education Network and initiated the AGU Bridge Program. The AGU Bridge Program creates the opportunity for individuals historically marginalized and underrepresented in geoscience to apply to graduate school departments that have demonstrated a commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence. In...

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Faculty News Spring 2021

May 3, 2021

Waleed Abdalati testified to Congress for the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. Waleed Abdalati On April 15, 2021, Professor Abdalati testified in a hearing held by the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. The hearing was titled “Making the Case for Climate Action: The...

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Mykael Pineda Awarded UROP Grant

April 20, 2021

Undergraduate student, Mykael Pineda, was awarded an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Individual Grant for her “Climate Sensitive Post-Fire Management” project. She will be co-mentored by Holly Barnard and GEOG Alum Teresa Chapman from The Nature Conservancy. Mykael will be using this work as the basis of her honors thesis...

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Holly Barnard Honored for Diversity Efforts

April 15, 2021

Thirteen students, staff and faculty members are being honored for their efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in the University of Colorado Boulder College of Arts and Sciences. The winners are the recipients of the first awards from ASCEND, or the Arts and Sciences Consortium of Committees on Climate, Equity,...

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Holly Barnard Awarded a Boulder Faculty Excellence in Leadership & Service Award

Feb. 10, 2021

Exciting news for Holly Barnard and the department! She recently recieved the following letter: Dear Professor Barnard, It is a pleasure to write to you with the news that you have been chosen to receive a Boulder Faculty Excellence Award for AY 2020-2021. There were many nominations submitted to the...

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Geography Department Selected as AGU Bridge Partner

Dec. 2, 2020

Holly Barnard Professor Holly Barnard was notified the Geography department has been selected to join the AGU Bridge Program as an AGU Bridge Partner. The AGU Bridge Program partners with academic institutions across the country to recruit and retain underrepresented students who are applying to geoscience graduate schools. This means...

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Professors Holly Barnard and Katherine Lininger Principal Investigators on $6.9M Grant

Sept. 8, 2020

Holly Barnard Geography professor Holly Barnard is the Principle Investigator and Geography Assistant Professor Katherine Lininger , with Eve-Lyn Hinckley, are the Co-Principle Investigators on a new 5-year $6.9M NSF grant to study the Critical Zone in the American West. Up to now, Critical Zone Observatories have done a lot...

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GEOG 3511 Introduction to Hydrology

This course is about learning both the principles of hydrology as well as the techniques which can be used to solve hydrologic problems. In practice, hydrologists have to quantify rates at which water is exchanged between the atmosphere, land surface, and the oceans. This often involves processing data and solving...