Rachel Chai

Rachel Chai Wins Part-Time Instructor Award

Nov. 3, 2020

Rachel Chai has been selected as a recipient of a Fall 2020 Graduate Part Time Instructor Appreciation Award . The Geography department nominated her for this award in recognition of how she has risen to the challenges presented by teaching during the pandemic. Rachel is a PhD student of Geography...

Kate Carlson

Kate Carlson awarded scholarship by GIS in the Rockies

Oct. 9, 2020

Kate Carlson (2nd year MA grad student) was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by GIS in the Rockies, the Rocky Mountain West region's premier organization of geospatial professionals in agency and industry in the eight-state region (Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico). The scholarship is highly competitive...

Kevin Mason

Kevin Mason receives GPSG Top TA Award

Sept. 8, 2020

Kevin Mason received the GPSG Top TA award for 2019-2020 by the Graduate Teaching Excellence Award. This competitive award recognizes the teaching-related work of graduate students inside the classroom and beyond. Congratulations Kevin! More info >>

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CU Boulder Geography Ranked #1 in the U.S.

July 23, 2020

The Academic Ranking of World Universities by ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020 has rated the University of Colorado at Boulder's Geography Department #1 in the U.S. and #13 in the world. "The University of Colorado Boulder is the major research university in the Rocky Mountain region of the...

Colleen Reid in group photo

Colleen Reid: Emerging Scholar Award

June 21, 2020

Professor Colleen Reid was awarded the Emerging Scholar Award from the Health and Medical Geography Section of the American Association of Geographers. Normally this is announced in person at the AAG meeting in April, but since the convention was cancelled this year, it was handled differently. For more information about...

Andrew Nuss

Andrew Nuss Awarded UROP Grant

April 18, 2020

Congratulations to CU Geography undergraduate Andrew Nuss! He was awarded an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Individual Grant for the 2020-21 Academic Year term to work on the project “Nationalism and Self-Determination: A Geographic Analysis of Kurdish Communities in Southern Turkey” under the mentorship of Azita Ranjbar . Andrew will...

Kripa Dongol

Kripa Dongol Wins AAG Cultural & Political Ecology Award

April 4, 2020

Dear friends, There have been few bright spots in this moment of worldwide upheaval, which makes it a privilege to share some positive news on the CAPE front. As we and our colleagues moved our work off campus, assumed greater care responsibilities, suspended research plans, and rescheduled events, the CAPE...

Colleen Reid

Colleen Reid: Outstanding Mentor Award Honorable Mention

April 3, 2020

" I walk away from every single meeting with Dr. Colleen Reid feeling inspired and valued. Working with her has been one of the defining aspects of my undergraduate experience. I now feel confident writing all sections of a scientific publication and speaking in both formal and informal settings. From...

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Angela Cunningham named TRELIS Fellow

Feb. 17, 2020

Angela Cunningham (PhD 2019) was been named one of 15 TRELIS Fellows for 2020 . Angela is currently affiliated with University of Luxembourg. As part of her Fellow status, she will attend a 3-day workshop in May 2020 in Honolulu, Hawaii. TRELIS (Training and Retaining Leaders in STEM-Geospatial Sciences) is...

Mark Serreze

Mark Serreze Named Distinguished Professor

Sept. 16, 2019

The Department of Geography is proud to announce Professor of Geography Mark Serreze has been named a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor by the Board of Regents. Mark is the director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). This is the highest honor awarded to faculty across the...