University of Wisconsin at Madison

Sarah Hart Accepts Tenure Track Position

July 20, 2018

Sarah Hart (Ph.D., CU Geography 2014) has accepted a new position as a tenure track assistant professor in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at University of Wisconsin at Madison. University of Wisconsin at Madison While at CU Boulder, Sarah's research interests were broadly based on the impacts of...

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May 2018 Commencement Photos and Video Published

May 15, 2018

The May 2018 Commencement photos have been published. New this year is a video of the commencement ceremony . You can download photos from the site.

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Turning a Love for the Outdoors into PhD Science

May 4, 2018

Alice Hill studies water supply issues in remote, pressured river basins by Katie Weeman, CIRES outreach writer In the spring of 2009, CU Boulder researcher Alice Hill (PhD Geography, 2017) sat atop an icy Alaskan glacier for the first time, supporting an outdoor leadership team of 12 people. The landscape...

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Spring 2018 Newsletter Published

April 27, 2018

The 2018 Spring Newsletter has been published and is available for viewing. The newsletter is packed with department news, student and faculty articles, and Emily Yeh's final "Message from the Chair" article. Articles include: Message from the chair John Pitlick: Guggenheim in the rearview mirror Stefan Leyk: Extracting Geospatial Data...

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Babs Elected Parliamentarian of the Arts and Sciences Council

April 26, 2018

Barbara "babs" Buttenfield has been elected as the inaugural Parliamentarian of the Arts and Sciences Council (ASC), which is the faculty senate for the College of Arts & Sciences. This is a new officer position, added to the ASC ByLaws this spring to accommodate and support the increased complexities of...

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AAG Geography Gathering

April 17, 2018

The Geography gathering during this year's American Association of Geographers conference in New Orleans was a big success. Siddharth Menon was the primary organizer with help from others including Gabriella Smith (Gaby) and major support from Darla Shatto . Approximately 40 people stopped by for the 3-hour evening event. Current...

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Rain or snow? Humidity, location can make all the difference

March 23, 2018

By Trent Knoss , CU Boulder Today . CU Boulder researchers have created a map of the Northern Hemisphere showing how location and humidity can affect precipitation, illustrating wide variability in how and why different areas receive snow or rain. 32 degrees Fahrenheit is commonly considered to be the air...

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In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Roger Barry

March 21, 2018

Roger Barry , longtime faculty member, colleague, and friend to many, passed away March 19, 2018 at the age of 82. Roger had lifelong research interests ranging widely from polar climates to mountain climates to climate change. He was the author of hundreds of research papers and review articles and...

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Shae Frydenlund Awarded NSF DDRI Grant

March 9, 2018

Shae Frydenlund was awarded an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) grant to support her dissertation research project titled "Rohingya Refugees, Translocality, and the Gendered Labor Geography of Urban Revitalization". This doctoral dissertation project examines the role of refugee women in the revitalization of American cities. It offers a new...

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Scholarship Applications Due April 3

March 9, 2018

Applications for the A. David Hill and Albert W. Smith scholarships are due April 3. You can find out more details on the Scholarships and Awards page. Both are for Geography majors who will be entering their fourth (senior) year in Fall 2018. Please note that applications for both will...

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