Meredith DeBoom headshot

Meredith Deboom Awarded AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship

July 5, 2017

Meredith is one of forty recipients of a 2017-2018 American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Dissertation Fellowship. Recipients are selected on the basis of scholarly excellence, quality and originality of project design, and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of...

Geography Students Invited to Phi Beta Kappa Membership

May 15, 2017

Sebastian Wetherbee, Rachel Dorencz, Kelly Russo, Catherine Archer, Ann Weinheimer, Joshua Temes, and Eva Coringrato have either joined or have been invited to join the Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Colorado.

Angela Cunningham photo portrait

James A. and Jeanne B. DeSana Graduate Student Award

May 10, 2017

The Department of Geography is pleased to announce that Angela Cunningham and Meredith DeBoom have received the James A. and Jeanne B. DeSana Graduate Research Award for Spring 2017. This award assists Geography graduate students with funding for their research projects.

Department of Geography Excellence in Graduate Teaching Awards for Spring 2017

May 10, 2017

The Department of Geography is pleased to announce the Excellence in Graduate Teaching Awards for Spring 2017. These awards recognize excellent teaching practices from our Department's graduate students while teaching or assisting with undergraduate classes or working with undergraduate students in a research setting. Joel Correia has been awarded the...

Jennifer Dinaburg Memorial Research Award for PhD Students

May 10, 2017

The Department of Geography is pleased to announce that Jessica DiCarlo, Zhaxi Duojie, Gretchen Lang and Kyle Rodman have received the Jennifer Dinaburg Memorial Research Award for PhD students for Spring 2017. This award assists Doctoral students with funding for summer research projects.

Adam Kolff Memorial Research Award for MA Students Spring 2017

May 10, 2017

The Department of Geography is pleased to announce that Siddharth Menon, Faran Naderi, and Gabriella Subia Smith have received the Adam Kolff Memorial Research Award for MA students for Spring 2017. This award assists Masters students with funding for summer research projects.

Gilbert F. White Doctoral Award for 2017-2018

May 10, 2017

The Geography Department is pleased to announce that Kaitlin Fertaly and Aaron Malone have received the 2017-2018 Gilbert F. White Doctoral Award. This award provides support for one semester to a graduate student who is nearing completion of the PhD dissertation.

Emily Yeh in foreground with Tibetan landscape and prayer flags on the ground behind her.

Message from the Chair

May 4, 2017

Emily at Chaktsalgang, the first of four major prostration sites along the circumambulation route of Mount Kailash, Tibet, July 2016 In these unsettling times, geographical inquiry is more important than ever. Yet, in the United States, we are witnessing a broad attack on the value of research and the production...

Galen in Mustang, sitting above the upper valley and agricultural region of Nyechung, Mustang District. The northern reaches of the Annapurna-Dhaulagiri Himalaya mountains can be seen behind him.

From CU Geography Grad Student to Professor

May 4, 2017

Galen packs his backpack in Langtang at the check-post of Langtang National Park in Rasuwa District (Nepal). In August 2017, I will join the Department of Integrated Science and Technology (ISAT) at James Madison University (JMU) as a tenure-track Assistant Professor with teaching responsibilities in the Geographic Science Program (...

Gabriella Subia Smith receives Tinker Grant

May 3, 2017

Congratulations to Gabriella Subia Smith! The Latin American Studies Center (LASC) has awarded Gabriella a grant in Tinker Foundation Funds in support of her research. Donna Goldestein, Director of the Latin American Studies Center wrote, "The Board felt your project was very strong and we hope this early funding will...

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