Jennifer Dinaburg wins an NSF IGERT Award and a Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

April 2, 2009

See National Science Foundation IGERT Program and U.S. Dept of Education FLAS Fellowship Program for more information.Read more »

Afton Clarke-Sather wins Dissertation enhancement Award from the AAG Political Geography Group

April 1, 2009

The PGSG Dissertation Enhancement Award of $800.00 is to be granted annually to a PGSG student member. Interested students should prepare a mini-dissertation proposal for submission to the Dissertation Awards Committee.Read more »

Adam Williams Awarded an Adam Kolff Fellowship for Field Research

April 1, 2009

During Summer 2009, I began my pilot field research in Shanghai by exploring potential field sites and visiting departments of geography, sociology, anthropology and civil engineering at Shanghai's Tongi University, Jiaotong University and Shanghai Daxue. I visited scrap yards in Shanghai's Luwan, Jing'an, Hongkou and Xuhui districts, and collected a... Read more »

Adina Racoviteanu awarded a CIRES Graduate Student Fellowship for 2009-2010

March 29, 2009

Seven Ph.D. students at CU-Boulder will have the unique opportunity to tackle exciting science questions with top researchers in their fields as part of the CIRES Graduate Student Research Fellowship program. The students will explore a variety of creative geoscience topics, from modeling the influence of melt water on the... Read more »

Roger Barry wins an Alexander von Humboldt Forschungspreis award

March 15, 2009

Roger Barry was awarded a Humboldt Fellowship for Geophysics for 2009-10 and will spend mid-May - early November at the Glaciology Commission of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences in Munich, Germany. See Humboldt Research Award for more information.Read more »

Liam Colgan awarded a CIRES Graduate Student Fellowship for 2009-2010

March 2, 2009

Seven Ph.D. students at CU-Boulder will have the unique opportunity to tackle exciting science questions with top researchers in their fields as part of the CIRES Graduate Student Research Fellowship program. The students will explore a variety of creative geoscience topics, from modeling the influence of melt water on the... Read more »

Kendle Wade awarded an Adam Kolff Research Fellowship

March 1, 2009

Kendle will use this award for the Theatre for Development Workshop in Mathare, Kenya.Read more »

In Memoriam: Gary Gaile 1945-2009

Feb. 13, 2009

With great sadness, the Department of Geography announces that Professor Gary Gaile passed away on February 13th, 2009 at the age of 63. He died after complications following surgery to remove a brain tumor. Gary brought an irreverent wit and a sense of whimsy to our department that was irreplaceable... Read more »

Michelle Stewart receives IIE Fulbright Award

Jan. 1, 2009

Michelle Stewart receives IIE Fulbright Award: “Assessing the sustainability of Tibetan harvesting of rare endemic fungus Cordyceps sinensis” (PI) USD $18,200Read more »

Tom Veblen elected AAAS Fellow for 2008

Dec. 18, 2008

Tom Veblen is one of four CU-Boulder faculty members who have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for 2009. Veblen was honored for major research contributions that document how small- and large-scale forest patterns result from interactions among natural disturbances, human activities and recent... Read more »

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