. The grant will fund travel to France, Switzerland, and Austria to support field investigations of modern glaciers in the European Alps. The goal of this project is to provide Professor Munroe with an opportunity to visit glaciers and localities that were fundamental to the development of modern understanding of ice ages and natural climate variability.
Guntram Herb, professor of geography, has been awarded a fellowship for a project titled Border Rights and Border Rites: Indigenous Nations Astride the US-Canada Border. The grant will fund travel to the indigenous borderlands on the West Coast and in Alaska during July and August 2017. The goal of this project is to raise awareness about native nations through the development of new courses and a website.