Department of Geography & Environmental Studies

Message from the Chair

A welcome from Professor Curt Holder

Professor Name

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (GES) offers four academic tracks: Human and Cultural Dynamics, Physical Systems, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, and Geospatial / GIScience. GES offers minors in Geology and Sustainable Development. Our small class sizes provide a wealth of opportunities for student-faculty interaction. GES faculty provide theoretical as well as applied perspectives. We have excellent, energetic, award-winning faculty, and offer undergraduate (BA) and graduate (MA) degrees. Stop by one of our offices for more information on our programs!

Curt Holder, PhD


Geography Announcements

Second Fall Cafe Scientifique, Nov. 14th, 6:30 pm, Clyde's Pub
Dr. Mark Fonstad, Univ. of Oregon, 'It's a 3D Bonanza! Making Virtual Places from Photographs' MORE
August 2017 - GES welcomes Devin Moeller to the faculty
Meet our new GIS Instructor / Geospatial Technology Lab Director... MORE
June 2017 - CU Regents get geography lesson
GES' Rebecca Theobald leads CU Regents on a journey across a giant map of Colorado... MORE
Spring 2017 - GES faculty win prestigious awards 
Dr. Cerian Gibbes - Faculty Award for Excellence in Research / LAS Outstanding Teaching Award; Dr. Emily Skop - Faculty Award for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity and Inclusiveness / AAG Distinguished Scholar Award in Ethnic Geography.
Spring 2017 - Colorado Springs hazards map launched
GES sr. instructor Eric Billmeyer created an interactive Colorado Springs and Vicinity Natural Hazards map MORE
GES Course Tutoring
Excel Languages and Social Sciences Center tutoring schedule MORE

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