CSU in the News

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  • Jul 24

    Overview of canine orthopedics provided in free CSU veterinary course

    Bloomberg Business Week (7/24/2014)

    Looking for a crash course in canine orthopedics? This summer, Colorado State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital will host a free continuing education course in general diagnostics and lameness in dogs.

  • Jul 23

    Becky Hammon’s career in pictures

    WNBA.com (7/23/2014)

    On May 12, 1999, Becky Hammon, an undrafted rookie, was signed by the New York Liberty after having a stellar college career at Colorado State University receiving the WAC Mountain Division Player of the Year and Naismith Award.

  • Jul 23

    Colorado State University's school sustainability guide named national model

    Bloomberg Business Week (7/23/2014)

    A Colorado State University institute's set of guidelines for making schools more energy efficient through sustainable practices has been chosen as a national model by an arm of the U.S. Green Building Council.

  • Jul 23

    CSU on-campus stadium wouldn’t block many mountain views

    Coloradoan (7/23/2014)

    There has been a lot of talk lately about the height of the proposed on-campus stadium at CSU, towering 10-stories tall.

  • Jul 23

    Denver Broncos who played football at Colorado State

    Coloradoan (7/23/2014)

    NFL training camp begins Thursday for the Denver Broncos, and two former CSU football players are trying to make the roster.

  • Jul 23

    Denver, Fort Collins in top 5 on Forbes Best Places for Business list

    Denver Post (7/23/2014)

    Fort Collins, No. 7 last year and No. 5 this year, got high marks for research facilities at Colorado State University that continue to draw high-tech companies such as Intel and Hewlett-Packard.

  • Jul 23

    Former CSU star Becky Hammon to retire

    Coloradoan (7/23/2014)

    Former CSU women’s basketball star Becky Hammon will retire at the end of the WNBA season. Hammon is in her 16th season in the WNBA and the San Antonio Stars announced Wednesday her plans to retire.

  • Jul 23

    University systems sharing content, data

    University Business (7/23/2014)

    Four major university systems will share online courses, analytics and learning-management software through a cloud-based digital education platform called Unizin, portions of which launched in July.

  • Jul 23

    University systems sharing content, data

    University Business (7/23/2014)

    Four major university systems will share online courses, analytics and learning-management software through a cloud-based digital education platform called Unizin, portions of which launched in July. Developed by Indiana University, Colorado State University, the University of Florida and the University of Michigan, Unizin will house everything from homework videos to flipped classroom content to distance learning courses—plus all the data that’s generated.

  • Jul 23

    Why hot yoga might not burn as many calories as you thought

    Colorado Public Radio (7/23/2014)

    Brian Tracy, a professor with the Department of Health and Exercise Science at Colorado State University, found that there are clear benefits to Bikram, the intense form of yoga that leaves its participants sweaty and glowing afterwards, but they're not always as great as practitioners claim.

  • Jul 22

    Adams County horse the first infected with West Nile Virus this year

    North Forty News (7/22/2014)

    The first reported equine case of WNV in Colorado has been diagnosed in an Adams County horse. This case was diagnosed by Colorado State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Fort Collins.

  • Jul 22

    CSU football coach pleased with program’s progress

    Coloradoan (7/22/2014)

    The momentum gained from a bowl victory helped motivate the players on CSU's football team to work harder in the offseason, coach Jim McElwain said Tuesday.

  • Jul 22

    Fracking politics hard to dissect

    Pikes Peak Courier View (7/22/2014)

    Just how much impact two near-certain fracking ballot initiatives will have — if any — on the re-election bids of Gov. John Hickenlooper and Sen. Mark Udall, both Democrats, is anyone's guess at this point. “I've been asked that before and I just don't know,” said John Straayer, a political science professor at Colorado State University. “I'm just puzzled by it, the whole fracking thing.”

  • Jul 22

    It’s Show Time! Tips to Avoid Horse Sickness During Travel Season

    Equine Chronicle (7/22/2014)

    Summer is peak season for horse shows and events, and Colorado State University veterinarians remind riders that it’s important if traveling to take steps that will help prevent the spread of equine infectious disease.

  • Jul 22

    Joel Dreessen released by Broncos over failed physical

    Channel 7 News (7/22/2014)

    Tight end Joel Dreessen was released by the Denver Broncos Tuesday. The team designated the eight-season veteran as "released/failed physical." Dreessen, who played for Fort Morgan High School in Colorado and Colorado State University, spent five seasons in Houston before being signed by Denver as an unrestricted free agent in 2012.

  • Jul 22

    Leading the fight against Emerald Ash Borer, researchers update report on insecticide options

    Reuters (7/22/2014)

    A new report by entomologists studying EAB indicates that effective measures can be taken to slow EAB's spread and preserve desirable ash trees. Co-written by several university researchers, Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer (2014) provides a status update on ongoing scientific research conducted to evaluate chemical treatments used to kill EAB. Additional report co-authors include David R. Smitley, Ph.D. Michigan State University, Clifford S. Sadof, Ph.D., Purdue University and Whitney Cranshaw, Ph.D., Colorado State University.

  • Jul 22

    Millennial business conference July 23 to 25

    Collegian (7/22/2014)

    This week, Colorado State University will explore the potential of the next generation of employees – Millennials.

  • Jul 22

    Polls may be overblown, observers say

    Tri-Lakes Tribune (7/22/2014)

    So, what does one make of the polar opposite polling numbers? “It tells you don't put too much faith in either one,” said John Straayer, a longtime political science professor at Colorado State University. “But it probably tells you that the races are close — really close.”

  • Jul 21

    Barbay hired as CSU football director of player personnel

    Coloradoan (7/21/2014)

    CSU announced the addition of new director of football player personnel Kevin Barbay. Barbay comes to Colorado State University from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, where he was the wide receivers coach.

  • Jul 21

    Colorado received $250,000 grant to promote wood-energy facilities

    Bloomberg Business Week (7/21/2014)

    This week, the USDA announced that Colorado is the recipient of a quarter-million-dollar grant to promote the development of wood-to-energy projects in the state. The grant will help foresters and researchers address forest health and wildfire concerns by accelerating the establishment of wood-energy facilities and technologies that use woody biomass.

  • Jul 21

    Colorado State Forest Service receives $250,000 grant to promote wood-energy technologies

    North Forty News (7/21/2014)

    The USDA announced July 18 that Colorado received a quarter-million-dollar grant to promote the development of wood-to-energy projects in the state. The grant will help foresters and researchers address forest health and wildfire concerns by accelerating the establishment of wood-energy facilities and technologies that use woody biomass.

  • Jul 21

    Construction remaking CSU, FRCC campuses

    Coloradoan (7/21/2014)

    Hundreds of millions of dollars in construction projects have -- and will continue to make -- the campuses at Colorado State University and Front Range Community college look a lot different now and for years to come.

  • Jul 21

    CSU ranked among top universities for quality and affordability by College Scorecard

    U-WIRE (7/21/2014)

    Colorado State University is ranked highly for graduation rates and affordability, according to the College Scorecard developed by the U.S. Department of Education.

  • Jul 21

    CSU Upgrades Old Dining Facility with High-End Burger Concept

    Food Management magazine (7/21/2014)

    Colorado State University has invigorated its aging Parmelee Dining Center with the introduction of a new high-end burger concept based on commercial chains like Five Guys, Smash Burger and Stuft. Students picked the name Ram Shack in a public vote while feedback from social media helped shape the overall venue concept.

  • Jul 21

    CSU WR Rashard Higgins on Biletnikoff Award watch list

    Denver Post (7/21/2014)

    Colorado State wide receiver Rashard Higgins is one of 55 players on the 2014 Biletnikoff Award watch list.

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