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Summer 2019 Course Posters

March 15, 2019

Geography course enrollment is now open for Summer 2019! Exciting Geography courses are available to you: World Regional Geography Mountain Geography Introduction to Global Public Health Migration, Immigrant Adaptation, and Development GIS in the Social and Natural Sciences Review the course posters to get a flavor for what each class...

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Fall 2018 Commencement Photos and Video

Dec. 20, 2018

Today was the department's Fall Commencement ceremony. Congratulations to our new graduates! The commencement photos have been published. Also see a video of the commencement ceremony and watch Mark Serreze and Babs Buttenfield perform Mark's new song "A Little More Geography". We also had a group sing-along where everyone joined...

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2018 Fall Newsletter Published

Dec. 13, 2018

The 2018 Fall Newsletter has been published and is available for viewing. The newsletter is packed with department news, alumni updates, and student and faculty articles. Contents: Bill Travis : Message from the Chair, pgs 2-3 von Dreden Stacey Fellowship Winners, pgs 4-6 Mark Serreze : Climate Change Becomes Persona...

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Spring 2019 Course Posters Released

Nov. 9, 2018

Geography course enrollment is now open for Spring 2019! Many exciting Geography courses are available to you from our areas of focus: General Geography Physical Geography Environment-Society Human Geography Geographic Information Science (GIS) Review the course posters to get a flavor for what each class is about and check out...

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Want to travel around Prague and earn 3 credits this May?

Oct. 24, 2018

Join Professor Jennifer Fluri on this Maymester Global Seminar! You will explore the unique history and geography of the Czech Republic, deepen your understanding of how political and economic changes and transitions have a diverse impact on social and cultural norms, and conduct an independent research project. This course, GEOG...

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CU Boulder to Host Federal Climate Adaptation Science Center: Jennifer Balch, Director

Oct. 24, 2018

The U.S. Geological Survey has selected a University of Colorado Boulder team to host the North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center for the next five years, in a move that will foster both innovation and applied research, said new University Director Jennifer Balch . The center is one of eight...

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Colleen Reid selected JPB Environmental Health (EH) Fellow by Harvard University

Oct. 18, 2018

Colleen Reid , an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been selected as a JPB Environmental Health (EH) Fellow by Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Funded by the JPB Foundation the JPB EH Fellowship Program supports a new generation of Environmental Health scholars who...

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Dismantling Assumptions About Grassland Degradation On The Tibetan Plateau

Sept. 26, 2018

by Kelly Hopping & Emily Yeh The Tibetan Plateau supports a vast expanse of rolling meadows and grassy steppes that are nearly 3 miles (4,500 meters or 14,700 feet), on average, above sea level. Well above the tree line, these alpine ecosystems extend across western China to the Himalayan mountains...

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Mark Serreze Presenting at ZEE JLF@Boulder Literary Festival

Sept. 10, 2018

September 21-23, the "greatest literary show on Earth" returns for the fourth time to Boulder. A festival of literature from all over the world, ZEE JLF at Boulder promises to be an event unlike any other. Free and accessible to everyone, the Festival invites you to join us in examining...

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Babs Participates in Alzheimer's Fundraiser

Aug. 11, 2018

On August 11, Professor Barbara "babs" Buttenfield participated in a fund-raising walk to raise money for the Walk to End Alzheimer's, honoring our geography colleague Professor David Hill, who passed away recently from the disease. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®...

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