2023 Spring Commencement Photos

May 29, 2023

Please check out our Spring Commencement photos !

Boulder landscape with sunset

Spring 2023 Newsletter Published

May 5, 2023

The 2023 Spring Newsletter has been published and is available for viewing! If you would like to contribute to the next newsletter, please contact the department . If you are an alum, please fill out the Alumni Update form . The newsletter contains department news, alumni updates, and articles by...

David Fernando Bachrach

David Fernando Bachrach Awarded FLAS Summer Fellowship

April 27, 2023

David Fernando Bachrach is a PhD candidate in the University of Colorado Boulder's Department of Geography. He will be attending an intensive Indonesian language course for 8 weeks over the summer at Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia's (UPI) Language Center in Bandung. This opportunity to study at UPI's Language Center will help...

David Fernando Bachrach

David Fernando Bachrach Receives 2023-2024 Fulbright Research Award

April 27, 2023

David Fernando Bachrach is a third-year PhD Candidate in the Department of Geography. He received a 2023-2024 Fulbright Research Award to support his dissertation research project "Global China and the Techno-Politics of the Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway". By undertaking a long-term qualitative study of the high-speed railway, his project will provide...

Tim Oakes

Tim Oakes Wins 2023-24 Fulbright Global Scholar Award

April 25, 2023

Tim Oakes won a 2023-24 Fulbright Global Scholar award for his project “The hinterlands of global China: infrastructures of life beyond the urban”. This is a collaborative project with scholars in Oslo and in Singapore to develop a theoretical foundation and a new research agenda for interpreting critically China’s deepening...

Tsering Lhamo in slot canyon

Tsering Lhamo awarded Fulbright Fellowship

April 25, 2023

Tsering Lhamo has been awarded the 2023-2024 Fulbright-Nehru Research Fellowship. The Fulbright-Nehru Research Fellowship is a joint education agreement between the governments of the United States and India and serves as a key pillar of strategic dialogue between the two governments through academic exchanges and collaborations. The fellowship is designed...

Woman on mountain with flowers

Tsering Lhamo awarded Summer Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Award

April 25, 2023

Tsering Lhamo has received the Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) award to study Nepali language. The Foreign Language Areas Studies award provides financial support to study a foreign language with tuition, travel support, and living stipend during the summer months. Tsering will be enrolled in 8-weeks summer intensive Nepali language...

Babs Buttenfield

Babs Buttenfield Presented With USGS 2023 CaGIS Distinguished Career Award

April 24, 2023

Reprinted from CaGIS Website Dr. Barbara Buttenfield is a Professor Emerita of Geography at the University of Colorado where she is also the Director of the Meridian Research Lab which develops GIS applications and explores algorithm design and testing to advance knowledge about GIScience. She has had an illustrious and...

Naomi Hazarika

Naomi Hazarika awarded Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant

April 20, 2023

Naomi Hazarika , PhD student in Geography, has received the prestigious Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Grant funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation. The Foundation funds doctoral or thesis research that advances anthropological knowledge and particularly welcomes proposals that integrate two or more subfields and pioneer new approaches and ideas. This dissertation fieldwork...

Gabriella Subia-Smith

Gabby Subia-Smith Awarded Summer Fellowship

April 20, 2023

Gabby Subia-Smith has been selected to receive the Summer 2023 Fellowship. The Graduate School Summer Fellowship awards graduate students with external funding for research and living expenses during the summer months. Gabby will be using the fellowship to complete her dissertation research on public participation in Colorado's 2021 congressional redistricting...