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.

  • May 21

    Colorado’s Biggest Storms Can Happen Anytime, New Study Finds

    Scripps Howard News Service (5/21/2015)

    This research set out to improve understanding of the state’s extreme event climatology, because “even in regions where you think you have a strong seasonal signal, the data actually show heavy precipitation events happening outside of the expected time, especially in the central mountains of Colorado,” said Kelly Mahoney, a scientist from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder working at NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL), and lead author of the new study, which also includes researchers from Colorado State University and the U.S. Geological Survey.

  • May 21

    Over 5 years, CSU paid $5.9M for 13 homes

    Coloradoan (5/21/2015)

    The Colorado State University Research Foundation has recently been one of Fort Collins' largest buyers of homes, purchasing 13 single-family properties during the last five years.

  • May 21

    Wheat rust a growing problem for Colorado, Weld County farmers

    Greeley Tribune (5/21/2015)

    Scott Haley, a professor and wheat breeder at Colorado State University, advised farmers to scour their fields diligently for the orange pustules produced by stripe rust.

  • May 20

    Colorado will help pay to remake stock show complex

    Denver Business Journal (5/20/2015)

    House Bill 1344 — sponsored by House Majority Leader Crisanta Duran, D-Denver and Rep. Jon Becker, R-Fort Morgan — authorizes the state to issue $250 million worth of bond-like certificates of participation to help pay for buildings that will be used by Colorado State University at the site.

  • May 20

    CSU men's cross country team earns NCAA academic award

    coloradoan.jpg (5/20/2015)

    The CSU men's cross country team was recognized with an NCAA Public Recognition Award on Wednesday for having one of the top multi-year Academic Progress Rates for its sport in the nation.

  • May 20

    CSU’s Michel Overcomes Obstacles On His Way To Graduation

    Football Matters (5/20/2015)

    Steven “SteveO” Michel wasn’t supposed to go to college, much less graduate from college. But on May 15, the Colorado State linebacker did just that as he walked across the stage of Moby Arena and received his diploma, silencing anyone who told him it couldn’t be done.

  • May 20

    Gov. Hickenlooper signs bill allowing $250 million for CSU role at stock show

    Denver Post (5/20/2015)

    The money will help Colorado State University expand its agricultural programs on and near the site, forming an innovation hub.

  • May 19

    Guest Commentary: CSU system is focused on providing value

    Denver Post (5/19/2015)

    Having spent much of my career in higher education — first with the Colorado community colleges and most recently as chair of the Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System — I worry a great deal about the cost of higher education for today's students.

  • May 18

    8 Bizarre Ways Your Spouse Can Affect Your Health

    Reader's Digest (5/18/2015)

    “When people close to us are performing better than we are, we can feel threatened and give up,” study author Jennifer Jill Harman, PhD, Colorado State University associate professor, told Shape magazine.

  • May 18

    All In: The high cost of making Fort Collins home

    Coloradoan (5/18/2015)

    The city's median household income of $79,300 for a family of four rose this year for the first time in three years. But wages are not keeping pace with home prices, said Colorado State University regional economist Martin Shields.

  • May 18

    Colorado State University expert: Keep backyard chickens safe from avian flu

    High Plains Journal (5/18/2015)

    A Colorado State University expert is closely monitoring the avian influenza viruses that have been detected in poultry flocks in a number of states and offering disease prevention tips to poultry producers, including backyard chicken farmers.

  • May 18

    Discover 4 Unusual Online Bachelor's Degrees

    US News & World Report (5/18/2015)

    Colorado State University has offered a bachelor's in fire and emergency services administration for nearly 15 years to meet department demands for higher levels of education, says program coordinator Larry Grosse.

  • May 18

    Garrett Grayson's grit swayed Saints

    ESPN (5/18/2015)

    That one game essentially told the entire story of Grayson's turbulent but resilient career at Colorado State.

  • May 18

    Global warming fueling fewer but stronger hurricanes, study says

    Washington Post (5/18/2015)

    Colorado State hurricane scientist Phil Klotzbach is forecasting a much quieter than average hurricane season in the North Atlantic this year, citing cooler than average Atlantic ocean temperatures and a strengthening El Nino, which tends to create an unfavorable environment for hurricanes in the Atlantic.

  • May 18

    National equine study launches

    EQUUS Magazine (5/18/2015)

    “The data from previous NAHMS studies has been used in focusing of research on equine health topics,” explains Josie Traub-Dargatz, DVM, MS, DACVIM, an equine commodity specialist for USDA and professor at Colorado State University.

  • May 18

    Ribbon-wrapped trees to alert people about emerald ash borer's impact

    Boulder Daily Camera (5/18/2015)

    Last month, Boulder County and Colorado State University Extension Boulder County and Colorado State University Extension gave away free seedlings of Silverleaf Linden, Kentucky Coffeetree, Douglas Hawthorne and Blue Oak trees to people who wanted to replace ash trees on their private properties.

  • May 18

    Where the River Runs Dry

    The New Yorker (5/18/2015)

    Bradley Udall, a scientist at Colorado State University’s Colorado Water Institute—his family has been prominent in conservation and in regional and national politics for decades—told me that water use can be divided broadly into two categories: consumptive and non-consumptive.

  • May 17

    Fruit of the vine

    Grand Junction Sentinel (5/17/2015)

    Although this region doesn’t have the name recognition of Napa Valley or Tuscany, it does have the optimal soil, desert climate — hot days, cool nights — and ability to control water through irrigation that creates ideal conditions for grape growers with the mettle to handle the threat of freezes and intense sun common at altitude, said Stephen Menke, Colorado State University associate professor of enology and the state enologist at the Western Colorado Research Station in Grand Junction.

  • May 16

    CloudSat Analyzes the Eye of Typhoon Dolphin

    SpaceRef.com (5/16/2015)

    At Colorado State University, the CloudSat data was combined with infrared imagery taken from Japan's MTSTAT satellite to create a side view of the storm.

  • May 16

    Colorado State sweeps titles at MW track championships

    Coloradoan (5/16/2015)

    The CSU track and field team swept the MW titles on Saturday, and their coach earned a top honor, too.

  • May 15

    CSU is going all in to gain recruiting edge

    Mile High Sports (5/15/2015)

    While most fans were all caught up in deflated footballs, trade speculation and a long Rockies losing streak, something pretty important happened this week at Colorado State.

  • May 15

    CSU’s Lozano No. 2 among Army ROTC cadets

    Coloradoan (5/15/2015)

    Caitlin Lozano, a 2015 Colorado State University graduate from Colorado Springs, has been named the No. 2 Army ROTC cadet in the nation.

  • May 15

    Early start doesn't mean a busy hurricane season

    Sun-Sentinel (5/15/2015)

    Phil Klotzbach and William Gray of Colorado State University forecast seven named storms and three hurricanes.

  • May 15

    Grad guide: 4,000 to graduate from CSU this weekend

    Coloradoan (5/15/2015)

    Commencement ceremonies at Colorado State University are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, when more than 4,000 graduates will receive degrees at either of two venues, Moby Arena or the Lory Student Center.

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