Mapping People and the Environment

As seen in the College of Liberal Arts Magazine | Winter 2020/ Spring 2021 Mapping People and the Environment Joshua Zaffos As the COVID-19 pandemic began unfolding in the United States last February, Zoe Schutte and other geography students at Colorado State University found themselves taking a different sort of Coronavirus test.  “We completed a disease mapping assignment […]

Geographer and climatologist Diego Pons joins department faculty

Geographer and climatologist Diego Pons joins department faculty Joshua Zaffos This fall, Diego Pons, Ph.D, joins the Department of Anthropology and Geography at Colorado State University as our newest Assistant Professor of Geography. Pons is an applied climatologist with a background in biology and paleoclimatology who graduated from the University of Denver as a geographer […]

An area long-rumored to contain the ‘mythical White City’ being explored

Some of the most inhospitable land in the world is found in Nicaragua. Home of the most poisonous snakes on the planet, deadliest spiders and angry, stinging plants.   It also happens to be home to an ancient city, known to many as la Ciudad Blanca, or the White City. There has been much speculation […]