Zac Clement

Zac Clement Awarded UROP Grant

April 14, 2021

Congratulations to CU Geography undergraduate Zac Clement! He was awarded an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Individual Grant for the 21-22 academic year to work on his research project "Constructing 'Home': Undergraduate Housing Insecurity in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic" under the mentorship of Azita Ranjbar. Zac will receive...

Anila Narayana

Anila Narayana Awarded UROP Grant

April 12, 2021

Congratulations to CU Geography undergraduate Anila Narayana! She was awarded an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Individual Grant for the Summer 2021 term to work on the project “Food for Thought: Examining Intersections between Urban Gardening, Mental Health, and Food Insecurity During the COVID-19 Pandemic” under the mentorship of Azita...

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Team Awarded CU Outreach Award

April 7, 2021

Professor Katherine Lininger was part of a team given a CU Outreach Award for the outreach proposal, “CU Restoration Ecology Experimental Learning Program”, by the CU Boulder Outreach Awards Committee. The effort was led by Tim Seastedt, professor emeritus of INSTAAR and EBIO, and included Professor Sharon Collinge from the...

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Mara Goldman: Op-Ed on Gun Violence in Daily Camera

April 6, 2021

Gun violence: Squarely hitting home When the regularity of gun violence in American comes to our own neighborhood, or to that of someone we know, we all say that it is getting “too close to home.” So, when the latest “mass shooting” happened at the King Soopers food store just...

Jessica DiCarlo

Jessica DiCarlo Receives 2021 Summer Graduate School Fellowship

April 2, 2021

Jessica DiCarlo was selected as a recipient of the 2021 Summer Graduate School Fellowship. The Geography department nominated her for this Fellowship to support her dissertation writing. Her project, Steel Silk Roads and the Making of the Infrastructure Frontier is an ethnographic study on the Laos-China Railroad that examines China's...

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PhD Student Ben Barron Op-Ed: Race Is A Thread That Connects Mass Shootings

April 1, 2021

When a gunman opened fire in the Table Mesa King Soopers on Monday, March 22, prematurely ending the lives of 10 people, his bullets also ripped a wound in my homeplace. Boulder is the only home I’ve ever known. I was born here. I grew up here. After moving away...

Morteza Karimzadeh

Morteza Karimzadeh awarded RIO Seed Grant

March 29, 2021

Morteza Karimzadeh Morteza Karimzadeh and Terra McKinnish were awarded the CU RIO Seed Grant for the project entitled “Recovering from a Pandemic: Unraveling Neighborhood Geographic Disparities in Consumer and Business Behavior in 2021”. They will use foot-traffic data to identify business patrons’ residence neighborhoods and the level of recovery in...

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Summer 2021 Course Announcements

March 19, 2021

Geography course enrollment is now open for Summer 2021! Exciting Geography courses are available to you: Environmental Systems: Climate and Vegetation, Mountain Geography Introduction to Global Public Health Migration, Immigrant Adaptation, and Development GIS Mapping and GIS in the Social and Natural Sciences Review the course posters to get a...

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MeatOut Day: Heide Bruckner Interviewed on Colorado Public Radio

March 12, 2021

Steak will be on the menu in conservative strongholds across Colorado on March 20, thanks to a proclamation from the governor’s office urging just the opposite. Late last month, word started to get out that Gov. Jared Polis has proclaimed the 20th as MeatOut Day. The day, which was started...

Adriana Bailey

Geography Alum: Three degrees of inspiration

March 3, 2021

Alumni are making a difference across the globe; meet a trio of them It’s no secret that the spectacular beauty and endless recreational opportunities of the Rocky Mountains lure herds of students to the University of Colorado Boulder. But it doesn’t take long for most to recognize that CU Boulder...