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Center for Asian Studies wins $2.2 million to help ‘make Asia accessible’ for Coloradans

Aug. 24, 2022

Funding from U.S. Department of Education helps center realize its mission in ‘fundamental and transformative ways,’ interim director says The Center for Asian Studies has won $2.2 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education to support its role as a National Resource Center in Asian Studies and to...

Phurwa Gurung

Phurwa Gurung Awarded IDRF Fellowship

May 13, 2022

Phurwa Gurung has been awarded the highly competitive Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) fellowship for 2022, funded by the Mellon Foundation. Phurwa was selected from a total of 870 applicants from graduate students at 112 universities. This year's 60 awardees represent thirty-one universities and fourteen disciplines. Phurwa will submit...

Tim Oakes

Tim Oakes Wins Outstanding Mentor Award

April 27, 2022

The Graduate School is pleased to recognize 18 dedicated faculty members who received this year’s outstanding faculty mentor awards. The nomination materials showcased their many contributions in mentoring graduate students and supporting the mission of graduate education. We appreciate their service and offer our heartfelt congratulations.

Sade Cromratie Clemons

Sade Cromratie Awarded AWG Scholarship

April 25, 2022

Sade Cromratie Clemons has been awarded the Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) Laramide Chapter GEOID Scholarship. We received many outstanding applications, and we are pleased to inform you that you were selected for the 2022 scholarship! Selecting only one awardee is extremely difficult in a pool of such motivated and...

Katarena Matos

Katarena Matos Awarded Ford Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship

April 12, 2022

Katarena Matos was awarded a Ford Foundation Pre-doctoral fellowship which provides 3 years of support. This is the first Ford Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship to be awarded at CU Boulder since 2012. The fellowship is intensely competitive with only 3-5% of applicants receiving an award. Katarena joins an elite group of...

Phurwa Gurung

Phurwa Gurung Wins 2022 Geoforum Student Paper Award

April 7, 2022

We are pleased to announce Phurwa Gurung 's student paper received an award for his paper published in Geoforum in 2021. Phurwa will receive a 1000 euro award, which is intended to support conference attendance or a similar professional development activity. His paper is titled, "Challenging infrastructural orthodoxies: Political and...

Sáde Cromratie Clemons

Sáde Cromratie Clemons Awarded Scholarship

April 5, 2022

The Indian Peaks Wilderness Association (IPWA) has awarded Sáde Cromratie Clemons a $2000 scholarship. Sáde studies forests' environmental and physiological responses to the 2013 Colorado Front Range flood and how these responses can affect carbon storage and transport within forests. IPWA requires Sáde to complete a 3-5 minute informative video...

Behzad Vahedi

Behzad Vahedi: Outstanding Student Presentation Award

Feb. 23, 2022

Behzad Vahedi received the Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) for his presentation at the 2021 Fall Meeting. This award is for the presentation titled "A Comparison Of Classic Deep Learning Architectures For Sea Ice Classification From SAR". Behzad's advisor Morteza Karimzadeh , post doc...

Emily Yeh

AAG Best Paper for Geography and Entrepreneurship

Feb. 23, 2022

Emily Yeh 's paper was awarded “AAG-Kaufmann Best Paper for Geography and Entrepreneurship” for 2022. The cultural politics of new Tibetan entrepreneurship in contemporary China: Valorisation and the question of neoliberalism Abstract: Over the past decade, new forms of Tibetan entrepreneurship have emerged and proliferated in China, at the intersection...

Katie Tyler

Katie Tyler Wins GIS in the Rockies Competition

Sept. 23, 2021

Katie Tyler won a GIS in the Rockies (GISITR) competition for the most promising graduate student enrolled in a university or college in the Rocky Mountain region (Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico) for a portion of her Masters thesis research "Systematic Criteria Selection for Suitability...

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