Jennifer Balch Paper Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

March 1, 2017

Jennifer Balch's paper titled Human-started wildfires expand the fire niche across the United States was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Jennifer and her team have been getting the attention of the press with articles from the Associated Press , Washington Post, Pacific Standard , NPR,...

Congratulations Grads! See the Commencement photos at this link and on Facebook!

Jan. 6, 2017

See more photos at Fall 2016 Geography Commencement Photos

Lauren Gifford has been awarded a CARTSS Award

Dec. 22, 2016

Lauren was awarded a CARTSS Graduate Student Award that will be used to support her dissertation research on carbon accounting and forest carbon offsets.

Geography Majors Invited to Join Phi Beta Kappa

Dec. 5, 2016

Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest academic honor society, with chapters at 280 universities and colleges in America. Founded in 1776, PBK boasts over half a million current members and a strong alumni association. Congratulations to the Geography majors who were invited to join Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa...

Statement by the Faculty

Nov. 29, 2016

Geography is a holistic and interdisciplinary field, which brings together students and educators from a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences, and training. Our teaching and research activities reflect core values of mutual respect, honesty, and free and thoughtful expression. Our department offers a wide range of courses that touch on...

In Memoriam: Andrew Slater

Oct. 3, 2016

The Geography department lost a distinguished friend, colleague and alumnus with the passing of Andrew Slater. Boulder Daily Camera

Eric Lovell receives Daniel E. Salmon Scholarship

Sept. 20, 2016

The Daniel E. Salmon Scholarship supports non-veterinary students to work with the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Veterinary Services (APHIS-VS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. As a scholarship recipient, Eric will work with the APHIS-VS Sheep, Goat, Equine and Cervid Health Center to manage endemic and emerging livestock...

Aaron Malone awarded Community Based Research Fellowship through CU Engage

Aug. 29, 2016

The Community Based Research fellowship through CU Engage supports a cohort of graduate students doing collaborative research with community partners for mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity. Aaron will partner with the Denver Federation of Zacatecan Clubs for research titled: "Hometown associations...

Geography graduate students conduct water sampling and offer training in Cental Asia-Summer 2016

Aug. 28, 2016

CHARIS graduate students at the University of Colorado Boulder, Alice Hill and Alana Wilson, conducted physical hydrologic field methods training and data collection in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia, in summer 2016. The objective of the water sampling field methods is to use the unique chemistry signatures of different source...

Robbie Andrus Awarded NSF DDRI

Aug. 16, 2016

Robbie was awarded a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) grant. The award will support his dissertation research project titled "Assessing regeneration niche limitations to upslope migration of subalpine forests: Implications of a changing climate and shifting disturbance regimes". For more information, see the NSF award page