CSU in the News

The success and expertise of Colorado State University, its programs and its people are highlighted in hundreds of newspaper, magazine, television, radio and electronic media stories each month by local, regional, national and international news organizations. Following is a sample of news stories from the past few days.

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  • Sep 9

    Several Colorado universities land a spot on Best Colleges ranking

    Denver Business Journal (9/9/2914)

    Colorado State University (CSU) came in at No. 58 on the Public Schools list and landed a No. 121 spot on the national rankings list of all schools.

  • Sep 23

    Five resources Morgan Library offers to students

    Collegian (9/23/2014)

    In the world of education, professors and students rely heavily on technology. The Morgan Library at Colorado State University ensures that its students have the resources necessary to be successful.

  • Sep 23

    In Colorado's Tight Senate Contest, A Race To Court Women Voters

    Aspen Public Radio (9/23/2014)

    "Democrats will continue to strategically attempt to make salient women's issues and in turn bring women to the polls to vote for them and kind of take advantage of the gender gap that exists," said Colorado State University Political Science Professor Kyle Saunders.

  • Sep 22

    'Orange is the New Black' transgender star speaks at CSU

    Coloradoan (9/22/2014)

    Laverne Cox, one of the breakout stars of the Netflix original series "Orange is the New Black," will speak Oct. 23 at Colorado State University's Lory Student Center Theater.

  • Sep 22

    Clone of national champion cottonwood planted in Niwot

    Longmont Times-Call (9/22/2014)

    When Boulder County Parks and Open Space officials discovered the Hygiene tree was dying, they decided to be proactive about it, working with people from Colorado State University to produce a clone of the tree.

  • Sep 22

    Colorado State Vets Help Ailing Military Dog

    Dog Channel (9/22/2014)

    A 9-year-old mixed-breed dog that sniffed out bombs during military tours in Iraq and Afghanistan is recovering after heart surgery performed Sept. 16 at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

  • Sep 22

    Committee to CSU's Frank: lower stadium height

    Coloradoan (9/22/2014)

    A community advisory committee has recommended Colorado State University lower the physical profile of the proposed on-campus stadium and use state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems that will minimize impact in surrounding neighborhoods.

  • Sep 22

    CSU joins campaign to address sex assaults

    Coloradoan (9/22/2014)

    Colorado State University has joined the White House -- and universities around the country -- in a major campaign to better address sexual assault on college campuses: the "It's On Us" campaign.

  • Sep 22

    CSU president Tony Frank on higher education funding, tuition and athletics

    Denver Post (9/22/2014)

    As Tony Frank enters his sixth year as president of Colorado State University, he can reflect on a series of accomplishments and challenges, from record enrollment and rising graduation rates to declining state support and a seemingly endless saga over the fate of a crumbling football stadium.

  • Sep 22

    CSU Rams lose starting center Jake Bennett to knee injury

    Denver Post (9/22/2014)

    "There's some bone bruise in there too, and I'm not sure it doesn't have to settle a little bit before you redo the MRI, from what I understand, to exactly see the damage," McElwain said. "And then once you get in there is where sometimes (doctors) figure out all the things that are not (right) there..."

  • Sep 22

    Forecasts: Hopes and Fears About Climate Change

    The New York Times (9/22/2014)

    DIANA H. WALL, Director, School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Colorado State University: What keeps me up, the thing that really drives me nuts, is that the rate of change is so fast. I work in one of the most extreme ecosystems on Earth: the Antarctic Dry Valleys. It is the coldest, windiest, driest place on Earth. We’re seeing warming events and very sunny events there, and this is causing a change in the organisms I study. These species have adapted to the conditions there. We don’t know what the impact will be on them or us. My students give me hope.

  • Sep 22

    Group wants to aid student veterans when G.I. Bill ends

    Coloradoan (9/22/2014)

    They Said Yes is a community collaboration started by Rotary Club of Fort Collins and supported by Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, Community Foundation of Northern Colorado, United Way of Larimer County and Colorado State University.

  • Sep 22

    It's Not Genghis Khan's Mongolia

    The New York Times (9/22/2014)

    "The movement from a rural, agrarian life to an urban industrial one is not necessarily a bad thing if people are interested in doing other things that are tied to a more diverse economy," said Maria Fernandez-Gimenez, an ecologist at Colorado State University. "But opportunities and services have to exist to enable that."

  • Sep 22

    Streets, bike lanes off limits to skateboarders

    Coloradoan (9/22/2014)

    Colorado State University has similar restrictions on where boarders may ride on campus. The streets are off limits, but riding on multi-use paths is allowed "as long as it's done safely," said Sgt. Ramsey Crochet of CSU police.

  • Sep 22

    Turf Toes, A Startup With CSU Accelerator Support, Wants You To Walk On Grass

    KUNC radio (9/22/2014)

    "Essentially, what the program is all about is identifying promising student startups from all over Colorado State University," said Jessica Rawley, assistant director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship at CSU.

  • Sep 21

    Legality of unpaid internships for Colorado students is questionable

    Denver Post (9/21/2014)

    In an age where entry-level jobs expect new hires to hit the ground running, employers want students who have on-the-job experiences such as internships, said Jeremy Podany, director of the career center at Colorado State University. 'Of students that did not have an internship at CSU, only 22 percent got jobs after graduation,' Podany said, citing the 2012-13 school year.

  • Sep 19

    CSU boasts another year of record enrollment

    Coloradoan (9/19/2014)

    CSU continues to grow, as enrollment in the Fort Collins university's programs hit 31,725 this fall.

  • Sep 19

    Dogged ear problems -- itchy dog ears

    North Denver News (9/19/2014)

    Dr. Jennifer Schissler Pendergraft is a veterinary dermatologist who works in the Dermatology & Otology unit of Colorado State University’s James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

  • Sep 19

    Fantastic Food Science Series for youth

    Sterling Journal-Advocate (9/19/2014)

    Colorado State University Extension is offering a series of three, hands-on lessons in two locations.

  • Sep 19

    It's On Us: It takes all of us to prevent sexual assault

    Collegian (9/19/2014)

    At Colorado State University, we've spent the last several years re-framing the way the University - students, faculty and staff - think about, talk about and respond to sexual assault. Our frame is that it is all of "us" who hold the power to prevent sexual assault.

  • Sep 19

    New report confirms ozone layer is healing

    Fox 9 - Minneapolis-St. Paul (9/19/2014)

    "There are telltale signs of ozone recovery in the upper part of the stratosphere." says A.R. Ravishankara, who is a NOAA emeritus scientist, professor at Colorado State University, and a co-chair of the panel that prepared the new report.

  • Sep 19

    Sept. 24: CSU professor talks 'Three big bangs'

    Coloradoan (9/19/2014)

    Colorado State University distinguished professor and professor emeritus Holmes Rolston III kicks off a three-week lecture series that delves into one of his eight books, "Three Big Bangs: Matter-Energy, Life, Mind."

  • Sep 18

    CSU Diversity keynote speaker tells stories of Civil Rights movement

    Collegian (9/18/2014)

    Wednesday night, Hrabowski told his story and also spoke about issues of diversity at the keynote address for the 14th Colorado State University Diversity Symposium.

  • Sep 18

    New Belgium flexes political muscle, forms PAC

    Coloradoan (9/18/2014)

    "They've been pretty open about their stance on climate change and clean energy and environmental issues," said Bob Duffy, chairman of Colorado State University's Political Science Department. A PAC will take the brewery to the next level of clear intentions, Duffy added. "It is a signal to people in the community what their preferences are."

  • Sep 18

    Polls Painting A Confusing Picture Of Colorado Races

    Radio Colorado College (9/18/2014)

    "There's no doubt that these races are important. There's no doubt that votes are going to matter. There's no doubt these races are going to be contested until Election Day," said Colorado State University Political Science Professor Kyle Saunders.

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