Colleen Reid

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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Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Human Geography

Aug. 23, 2018

The Department of Geography at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level in Human Geography. A Ph.D. in Geography or related field is required by the time of appointment. Applicants in related fields should demonstrate their knowledge of and engagement with...

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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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Sarah Hart Accepts Tenure Track Position at UW

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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