NHC

Natural Hazards Center released a Special Call for Quick Response proposals for research in the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Aug. 31, 2020

With the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Science Foundation, the Natural Hazards Center released a Special Call for Quick Response proposals for research in the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thanks to...

Border

Bertha Bermudez Tapia created amazing video about the effects of the border closure and Covid on border families

Aug. 25, 2020

Visual art project that captures how the twin-cities of Matamoros and Brownsville are torn apart due to the temporarily closed border. Families are separated, physical borders seem more prominent, and loved ones are not able to stand with each other, even at a 6 foot distance. This painting describes what...

DC

David Pyrooz published a guest editorial in the Daily Camera on “Boulder crime in context”

Aug. 17, 2020

Guest commentary Boulder crime in context By David Pyrooz Few issues attract stronger opinions from Boulder residents than housing, bicycles, and crime. Terry Shipland was murdered July 23 outside of a Circle K while confronting Brian Farrar, a transitional housing resident, over a stolen bicycle. That tragedy has raised legitimate...

Sue Book

Christi Sue has been honored with a Provost Faculty Achievement award!

Aug. 11, 2020

From the Provost’s letter: “In selecting you for this award, the faculty committee pointed to the importance of your book Durable Ethnicity: Mexican Americans and the Ethnic Core , published by Oxford University Press in 2019. Members of the committee appreciated how the book draws on the complexities, variabilities, and...

A. Nunez

Grad student, Adriana Núñez, successfully defended her dissertation!

Aug. 4, 2020

Adriana Núñez successfully defended her dissertation "Mexican Americans on the Border: Ethnic and Political Identities in the Trump Era." Her committee members were Christi Sue, Matt Desan, Rachel Rinaldo, Eddie Telles, and Rob Buffington. Congratulations Dr. Núñez!!!

Converge

Check out Lori Peek's new article

July 24, 2020

A Framework for Convergence Research in the Hazards and Disaster Field: The Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure CONVERGE Facility

NYT

Lori Peek & Kathleen Tierney both quoted in New York Times

July 24, 2020

Lori Peek and Kathleen Tierney are both quoted throughout this New York Times article, focused on gender and helping behaviors in the pandemic.

NHC

Last week the Natural Hazards Center hosted their 45th Annual Natural Hazards Workshop

July 24, 2020

Last week the Natural Hazards Center hosted their 45 th Annual Natural Hazards Workshop – and first ever online gathering. With over 800 people registered, it was the largest in the Center’s history. In addition, the Natural Hazards Center co-convened an entirely online add-on Researchers Meeting that involved nearly 500...

Hillary S.

Hillary Steinberg's paper won the ASA Section on Disability and Society's Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award

July 17, 2020

Hillary Steinberg's article "Distance and acceptance: Identity formation in young adults with chronic health conditions" has won the ASA Section on Disability and Society's Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award. This project started as her third year paper.

Marley O

Marley Olson successfully defended her dissertation proposal

July 8, 2020

Marley Olson successfully defended her dissertation proposal -- "Legitimacy Deficits with a Gendered Diagnosis: How Men and Women Navigate Concussion." Congrats Marley!

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