Mykael Pineda

Mykael Pineda Awarded UROP Grant

April 20, 2021

Undergraduate student, Mykael Pineda, was awarded an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Individual Grant for her “Climate Sensitive Post-Fire Management” project. She will be co-mentored by Holly Barnard and GEOG Alum Teresa Chapman from The Nature Conservancy. Mykael will be using this work as the basis of her honors thesis...

Shruthi Jagadeesh

Shruthi Jagadeesh Wins Graduate Part Time Instructor Appreciation Award

April 19, 2021

Shruthi Jagadeesh has been selected as a recipient of a Spring 2021 Graduate Part Time Instructor Appreciation Award. The Geography department nominated her for this award in recognition of how she has risen to the challenges presented by teaching during the pandemic. Shruthi is a PhD student of Geography. She...

Holly Barnard

Holly Barnard Honored for Diversity Efforts

April 15, 2021

Thirteen students, staff and faculty members are being honored for their efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in the University of Colorado Boulder College of Arts and Sciences. The winners are the recipients of the first awards from ASCEND, or the Arts and Sciences Consortium of Committees on Climate, Equity,...

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...

Police cars in front of King Soopers grocery store

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...