Julia Hicks receives 2016-17 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship

March 29, 2016

Julia Hicks has been selected to receive a 2016-17 Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship. This fellowship provides on semester of full support during the 2016-17 academic year.Read more »

Beverly Sears Grants awarded to 6 Geography Students

March 10, 2016

Beverly Sears Graduate Student Research Grants for 2016/2017 have been awarded to Brendan Buzzard, Katie Clifford, Sierra Gladfelter, Daniela Marini, Galen Murton and Kyle Rodman. These grants are competitive awards sponsored by the Graduate School that support the research, scholarship and creative work of graduate students from all departments. All... Read more »

Katie Clifford awarded Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship

March 9, 2016

Katie was awarded a Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship from the Social Science Research CouncilRead more »

Xi Wang Awarded CAS Summer Language Fellowship

March 1, 2016

Xi was selected to receive a Center for Asian Studies Summer Language Fellowship for Summer 2016. This award is intended to support intensive language study for Chinese Language Studies in Beijing, China.Read more »

Prof reappointed to U.S. Census Science Advisory Committee (CSAC)

March 1, 2016

Barbara 'babs' Buttenfield was reappointed to CSAC by the Director of the Census Bureau for a second three year term. CSAC members advise the Census Bureau director on the uses of scientific developments in statistical data collection, survey methodology, geospatial and statistical analysis, econometrics, business operations and computer science as... Read more »

Scientists are floored by what’s happening in the Arctic right now

Feb. 18, 2016

Mark Serreze interviewed for article in The Washington Post Unusual Arctic heat has been accompanied by a new record low level for Arctic sea ice extent during the normally ice-packed month of January, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center — over 400,000 square miles below average for... Read more »

Prof finds reasons for climate hope

Feb. 17, 2016

When Peter Blanken flew to Paris for the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in December, he had somewhat low expectations. “Going into it, I felt pessimistic,” says Blanken, associate professor of geography at the University of Colorado Boulder, who was one of 10 official observers selected by the Association... Read more »

20 years after Dayton, here’s what Bosnians think about being divided by ethnicity

Feb. 2, 2016

Last November and December, a series of events and conferences marked the 20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords of 1995, the negotiated agreement that ended the Bosnian war and devised a complex governance structure for the country. The Dayton agreement was not a democratic agreement. It was not even... Read more »

Rupak Shrestha Awarded CARTSS Grant

Jan. 29, 2016

Rupak will receive a $1000 CARTSS Award for preliminary research, titled 'Citizenship-in-Exile: Exploring Tibetan Nationalism and Resistance in the Himalayas'. The project primarily explores how Tibetans-in-exile negotiate, navigate and perform citizenship, nationalism, and resistance in Nepal, against the backdrop of China's increasing politics of development. The grant is funded by... Read more »

Brendan Buzzard Awarded CARTSS Grant

Jan. 29, 2016

Brendan will receive a $1000 CARTSS Award for preliminary research, titled 'The Political Ecology of Protected Area Planning and Management: Conservation and Governance in Kenya’s Conservancies.' The grant is funded by The Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences at the University of Colorado.Read more »