Newsroom University of Denver (Geography)
2017
July
17,
2017
Denver residents often are unaware that the city once boasted a world-class public transportation system in the form of streetcars. In fact, many of our buzzing commercial strips and distinctive neighborhoods — Colfax, Broadway, South Pearl, Gayl...
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April
13,
2017
Diego Pons just might have it all. He gets to undertake fieldwork on remote mountaintops in Guatemala, give back to his country, mentor the next generation of students, and — not to be overlooked — drink some of the world’s finest coffee in the p...
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NSM
March
16,
2017
One of the oldest universities in the world, al-Azhar, was founded in the tenth century and still exists today in what present-day capital city located near the Eastern Desert? The correct answer is Cairo. On March 31, 100 of Colorado's top geogra...
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NSM
March
08,
2017
Paul Sutton is a professor in the Department of Geography and the Environment. He has taught at the University of Denver since 1999. Sutton's research focuses on applied issues associated with the human-environment-sustainability problematic. He has ...
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February
06,
2017
“There lies so much beneath the beauty of South Africa,” says senior Anna Walsh. “Travelling to such a place was like walking through a dichotomy of sublime acacia trees touching the sky and destitution just below their roots.” Walsh, a journa...
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January
04,
2017
When commuters first stepped aboard the new commuter rail line between Denver International Airport and downtown’s Union Station last April, they probably weren’t aware of the groundbreaking nature of those 23 miles of track. Not only did the ...
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RTD
2016
November
28,
2016
As an undergraduate at the University of Iceland, Anna Sveinsdottir was interested in human-environment interactions. She initially decided to focus on studying the impacts of tourism, a path that led her to Nicaragua for fieldwork. It was in Nica...
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September
28,
2016
Blaise Murphy has always liked digging in the dirt. As a master’s candidate in the Department of Geography & the Environment, she spent last summer in the Peruvian Andes doing exactly that. Murphy is researching the impact of land management o...
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July
22,
2016
  Temperatures in Colorado are on the rise, and they won’t be falling anytime soon. Fort Collins, Greeley and Boulder are three of the cities nationwide that have had the biggest temperature increase in the last 40 years. While those are the th...
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