CSU in the News

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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.

  • Apr 30

    Brutus the Rottweiler Becomes Second Dog to Walk on Four Prosthetic Limbs

    NBC News (4/30/2015)

    The breeder attempted an at-home amputation on the Rottweiler, but left Brutus even more brutalized, according to a statement last week from Colorado State University's James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, where the dog underwent surgery to mitigate the damage.

  • Apr 17

    Start your strawberries now, but not tomatoes

    Coloradoan (4/17/2015)

    The author has received training through Colorado State University Extension's Master Gardener program and is a Master Gardener volunteer for Larimer County.

  • Apr 16

    CSU preps for $70M biology building

    Coloradoan (4/16/2015)

    "It's kind of a gateway into the pedestrian campus," said Fred Haberecht, assistant director of landscape and planning at CSU. "It will be the first thing you see after you cross the (railroad) tracks. What had been the backyard of the university is now going to be front and center."

  • Apr 16

    Fort Collins man plans move from KOA to White House

    Coloradoan (4/16/2015)

    "Even someone who is wealthy and relatively well organized, like Ross Perot, all he was able to do is help get (Bill) Clinton elected," Straayer said, referring to the independent presidential candidate of 1992. "If you're running as a hobby or on a lark, that's one thing. But if you're running seriously? Not a chance."

  • Apr 16

    Grocery shopping goes green with ASCSU for earth week

    Collegian (4/16/2015)

    "I think the students are on board with it," said Sam Block, director of environmental affairs at Associated Students of Colorado State University. "We want them to see that just doing little things can make a difference in the long run."

  • Apr 15

    CSU report suggests Front Range could become 'the Silicon Valley of agriculture'

    Colorado Springs Independent (4/15/2015)

    Boulder and Denver have become hubs for tech start-ups, and the northern Colorado region is dotted with widely respected scientific research institutions. But a new report from Colorado State University takes the idea a bit further, with an agrarian twist.

  • Apr 15

    Joe Parker, CSU's new director of athletics, takes over

    Colorado Public Radio (4/15/2015)

    Parker will take over as athletics director at a time when there are major questions facing college sports, such as whether athletes should be paid and the health issues linked to concussions in some sports. He comes to Colorado from Texas Tech University, where he was the deputy athletics director.

  • Apr 15

    Lawmakers mull $250M Colorado State-National Western deal

    Aurora Sentinel (4/15/2015)

    A $250 million plan to put Colorado State University buildings at the National Western Stock Show site in Denver has cleared its first test.

  • Apr 15

    State may help pay for $856M stock show redevelopment

    Channel 9 News (4/15/2015)

    The bill would allow Colorado State University to sign 20-year lease-purchase agreements, up to $250 million, to help pay for the construction of buildings the university would use at the center.

  • Apr 14

    Cam the Ram has adorable lambs

    Coloradoan (4/14/2015)

    Colorado State University's fearsome mascot was bred with two ewes from Durango.

  • Apr 14

    Colorado taxpayers can see where their dollars go with new online tool

    Denver Business Journal (4/14/2015)

    "The tool works by using the demographic and behavioral info that's requested to essentially calculate an estimate of the sales tax, income tax and gas tax that person would pay, and then it's taking those and allocating them to the functional areas of the budget," said Phyllis Resnick of the Colorado Futures Center, one of the data experts who created the tool.

  • Apr 14

    CSU professor Temple Grandin speaks on autism and different ways of thinking

    Collegian (4/14/2015)

    Grandin, a professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University, is considered one of the most successful people with autism in the world.

  • Apr 14

    Thursday: CSU Business Day to focus on sustainability

    Coloradoan (4/14/2015)

    CSU's College of Business invites students, faculty and the public to participate in 37th annual Business Day.

  • Apr 14

    Vail Summer Football Camp returns in July

    Vail Daily (4/14/2015)

    Mike Bobo, new Colorado State University football coach, will be one of six head coaches at this year's Vail Summer Football Camp.

  • Apr 13

    CB & Potts to host fundraiser for Colorado State football coach Ricky Santo

    Loveland Reporter-Herald (4/13/2015)

    "First and foremost, Ricky is a great person," CSU head coach Mike Bobo said in a release. "He's a hard worker and our players love him, because he truly loves them. There wasn't a day when he was here that he wasn't all-in for Colorado State University and our team. We all will continue to support him every step of the way."

  • Apr 13

    CSU partners with Fukushima University to study radiation effects

    Collegian (4/13/2015)

    Colorado State University partnered with Fukushima University to hire Hinton, a CSU alumnus and expert in his field, to determine whether local animals’ radiation doses have been strong enough to affect larger animal populations. CSU researchers from both the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are involved in the project.

  • Apr 13

    Experts make early predictions for hurricane season

    Tampa Bay Newspapers (4/13/2015)

    Based on information available through March 15, two professors at Colorado State University predict that the Atlantic basin hurricane season will be one of the least active seasons since the middle of the 20th century.

  • Apr 13

    S'mores-making record sought by Colorado State University alums

    Denver Post (4/13/2015)

    An intrepid band of Colorado State University alums who gave a grateful world chocolate-chip-stuffed marshmallows is girding for a Guinness world record: "Most People Making S'mores Simultaneously."

  • Apr 13

    S’mores-making record sought by Colorado State University alums

    Denver Post (4/13/2015)

    An intrepid band of Colorado State University alums who gave a grateful world chocolate-chip-stuffed marshmallows is girding for a Guinness world record: “Most People Making S’mores Simultaneously.”

  • Apr 13

    State could contribute $250M for CSU's role in National Western Center

    Denver Post (4/13/2015)

    Lawmakers are gearing up for the state to pitch in big for Colorado State University's plans in Denver's National Western Center project.

  • Apr 12

    CSU, Rocky Mountain National Park to gather data

    Loveland Reporter-Herald (4/12/2015)

    The National Park Service announced this week it intends to award a $236,000 cooperative agreement to Colorado State University for an intermountain west data warehouse.

  • Apr 12

    Investing in your workforce pays dividends

    Denver Post (4/12/2015)

    "Instead of turning people over, you keep your workforce up-to-date," says Susan Schell, director of the Career Management Center at Colorado State University's College of Business.

  • Apr 12

    Stadium, medical center spur Colorado State parking sites

    Coloradoan (4/12/2015)

    Colorado State University will add more than 1,300 parking spaces to the south side of campus to accommodate two new large projects — the medical center and on-campus stadium.

  • Apr 11

    Analysis: What's in Larimer County fracking fluid

    Coloradoan (4/11/2015)

    The fracking process has been used by oil and gas companies locally for several decades and is not exclusive to the oil and gas industry, said Ken Carlson, a professor of environmental engineering at Colorado State University.

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