Boyd Recieves GES Scholarship

April 12, 2018

Geography and Environmental Sciences is proud to announce Tristan Boyd has been selected as the Rodgers Undergraduate Geography Major Research Opportunity Scholarship recipient for this spring 2018; he has been awarded $750.00.

Hartmann publishes on Dark Tourism

March 15, 2018

Associate Professor C/T in Geography Rudi Hartmann is co-editor of The Palgrave Handbook of Dark Tourism Studies . The Handbook has 30 chapters including on U.S. memorials for the victims of massacres and violence, on slavery at Southern plantation museums, on seismic memorial sites in China and on tourism to...

CLAS certificate in Environmental Stewardship of Indigenous Lands (ESIL) gets boost from more NSF Funding

March 15, 2018

A recent NSF S-STEM award (to PI David Mays in Civil Engineering) will provide scholarships (up to $10,000 per year for up to 5 years) for Indigenous students to receive their BS from CU Denver in biology, GES, or civil engineering concurrent with their completion of the new CLAS certificate...

UCDALI Non-Tenure Track Faculty Professional Development Grants

June 15, 2017

The CU Denver Association of Lecturers and Instructors (UCDALI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the University of Colorado Denver CLAS Non-Tenure Track Faculty Professional Development grants for spring 2017, selected from a pool of impressive candidates. Masoud Asidi-Zeybadadi and Richard Geyer , Department of Physics, will continue work...

Allen on Traditional Geography

May 12, 2017

In the latest American Association of Geographers newsletter, Associate Professor of GES Casey Allen poetically argues the case for allowing more breadth in geographical study and specialization, with phrases like: But the road is long, the path arduous, and plagued with bandits who seem bent on robbing our wonderful discipline...

Allen presents in Jordan

April 27, 2017

Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Sciences Casey Allen was invited to speak at The First International Conference on Applications of Geomatics Engineering in Natural and Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management at Al-al’Bayt University in Mafraq, Jordan. Allen and his two colleagues were the only non-Jordanians invited to speak at...

Allen Awarded National Honor and Publishing

April 13, 2017

Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Sciences, Casey Allen has been named a 2017 recipient of the prestigious Higher Education Distinguished Teaching Award from the National Council for Geographic Education. This award honors those who have made extraordinary contributions to the teaching and learning of geography at the post-secondary level...

Allen Taking on Exciting New Roles

March 30, 2017

Casey D. Allen , Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, was selected in a national search as the new Editor for The Geographical Bulletin , the scholarly journal published by Gamma Theta Upsilon – the International Geography Honor Society. First published in 1970 and producing two...

Thomas speaks at International Women's Day Global Seminar

March 16, 2017

Deb Thomas , Professor and Chair and of Geography and Environmental Sciences, spoke at an International Women's Day 2017 Global Women's Seminar: Innovations in Global Health panel (sponsored by Joanne Posner-Mayer, on behalf of The Posner Center for International Development and Amanda Coslor) on March 8, at the Denver Art...

GES Announces William M. Rodgers Memorial Scholarship Winners

March 2, 2017

Geography and Environmental Sciences is proud to announce awarding two students with their William M. Rodgers Memorial Scholarship for Spring 2017. Annually, Geography and Environmental Sciences (GES) awards a scholarship to a junior or senior geography major. This year, GES gave out two scholarship awards in the amount $1,000.00 each...