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  • Jul 28

    CSU receives $1.5 million to develop new crop for biofuels

    BARN On Air (7/28/2014)

    Colorado State University Bioagricultural Sciences Associate Professor John McKay has been awarded nearly $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new crop for biofuels.

  • Jul 28

    Food, Beverage Companies Expand, Acquire & Promote

    Food Product Design (7/28/2014)

    Flour-milling and ingredient company Ardent Mills selected downtown Denver as the location for its new headquarters. Ardent Mills chose the location to be near their mills in Colorado, to work with farmers nearby and to collaborate with public universities like Colorado State University.

  • Jul 28

    Genome Digest: What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

    The Scientist (7/28/2014)

    Biologists Cheng Sun and Rachel Lockridge Mueller of Colorado State University sequenced the hellbender salamander genome and compared it to that of six other distantly related salamander species.

  • Jul 28

    Gourmet Burger Concept Pays Off at Colorado State

    Food Management magazine (7/28/2014)

    There’s a reason Five Guys went from a few units to more than 1,000 in less than a decade. People love burgers, and the fast-casual chain makes a darn good one. The better burger segment has been on fire on the commercial side of the restaurant industry in recent years, so it’s no surprise that a similar concept might work on the college side. But at Colorado State University, the idea has done more than work. It’s helped bring to life an aging dining hall that has struggled for years.

  • Jul 28

    Government Paying $140,368 to Take 10 Students on a ‘Climate Change Journey’

    Washington Free Beacon (7/28/2014)

    The funding will go towards “youth engagement” at the conference, which will feature a “Responding to Climate Change Stream” and a “Climate Change Journey” initiative. Ten students will be selected from Colorado State University (CSU) and universities in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Bamako, Mali to attend.

  • Jul 28

    Pilgrim’s Pride increases scale with Tyson de Mexico acquisition

    Northern Colorado Business Report (7/28/2014)

    The acquisition shows Brazilian meatpacker and JBS USA parent JBS S.A.’s confidence in Mexico and Tyson’s shift to focus on its Asian operations, said Stephen Koontz, Colorado State University associate professor and extension economist.

  • Jul 28

    This Albino Redwood Tree Isn't Dead — But It Came Close

    KQED (7/28/2014)

    My name is Zane Moore. I'm an undergraduate botany student at Colorado State University. And I'm studying chlorophyll- deficient redwoods.

  • Jul 28

    Visit Longmont hires new marketing coordinator

    Bloomberg Business Week (7/28/2014)

    Erin Balling has been hired as the new marketing and sales coordinator for Visit Longmont. She most recently worked as guest relations coordinator for the office of events at Colorado State University.

  • Jul 27

    Coloradoan survey: Majority against CSU stadium

    Coloradoan (7/27/2014)

    Nearly 60 percent of those who responded to a Coloradoan survey about the proposed on-campus stadium at Colorado State University indicated they do not want the project to move forward.

  • Jul 27

    CSU research quantifies benefits of Bikram hot yoga

    Coloradoan (7/27/2014)

    “I don’t want to say extreme, but it’s a significant amount of exercise,” said Brian Tracy, CSU associate professor in health and exercise science. “It’s quite different than your average yoga class at a health club.”

  • Jul 27

    CSU: Ways to avoid infection at horse shows, events

    Progressive Cattleman (7/27/2014)

    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 27

    CSU: Ways to avoid infection at horse shows, events

    Progressive Cattleman (7/27/2014)

    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 27

    Job hunting trip goes beyond Mexico

    Bloomberg Business Week (7/27/2014)

    Others on the trip included representatives for the city of Greeley, Anadarko Petroleum, Vail Resorts, the Denver Art Museum, management consultant CH2M Hill and the state's top law firms. Tony Frank, president of Colorado State University-Fort Collins, also attended.

  • Jul 27

    Job hunting trip goes beyond Mexico

    Bloomberg Business Week (7/27/2014)

    Others on the trip included representatives for the city of Greeley, Anadarko Petroleum, Vail Resorts, the Denver Art Museum, management consultant CH2M HIll and the state's top law firms. Tony Frank, president of Colorado State University-Fort Collins, also attended.

  • Jul 27

    Perception of public higher ed does not match facts

    Denver Post (7/27/2014)

    From a guest commentary by Colorado State University President Tony Frank: "One trillion dollars. We've heard the statistic and the conventional wisdom: Student loan debt, driven by recklessly out-of-control tuition, will stifle our economic future."

  • Jul 26

    CSU’s Ojima studies climate, community livelihoods

    Coloradoan (7/26/2014)

    From a Q&A with Dennis Ojima, professor of ecosystem science and sustainability: "My typical day starts with looking through hundreds of emails from colleagues, students and potential collaborators from around the world."

  • Jul 25

    13 states meet, discuss EPA emission proposals

    Power Engineering (7/25/2014)

    Colorado State University’s Center for the New Energy Economy held a meeting last week in Denver to discuss how states could work together on the carbon-emission cuts proposed by the Obama administration. Thirteen states across the western U.S. attended.

  • Jul 25

    4-H youth development and its ties to the land-grant university

    Fort Morgan Times (7/25/2014)

    It's almost time for the County Fair and youth are getting ready to exhibit a 4-H project that they have prepared and worked on -- sometimes since the last County Fair. So what does a 4-H project have to do with the Land Grant University (in Colorado that would be Colorado State University) and why is that important?

  • Jul 25

    Big Food finds a home in Colorado

    Denver Business Journal (7/25/2014)

    When two giants in the nation’s flour milling industry announced plans in early 2013 to combine about 40 of their mills under a new joint venture called Ardent Mills LLC, Denver didn’t stand out as an obvious choice for the company’s headquarters. But efforts by the Colorado Wheat Growers, the head of Colorado State University and Gov. John Hickenlooper, among others, landed Ardent and the 200 high-paying jobs the company expects at its downtown offices.

  • Jul 25

    Colorado companies seek advice on how to hire, work with millennials

    Colorado Public Radio (7/25/2014)

    Cristine Buggeln was one of about 80 staffers from companies in Colorado who attended a conference hosted by Colorado State University's business school this week that focused ways to hire, and retain, millennials.

  • Jul 25

    Colorado State University looking for students to play 'Grid Game'

    Bloomberg Business Week (7/25/2014)

    The conference, which is organized by Colorado State University, Idaho National Laboratory and others, focuses on research and ideas to improve the nation's electric, transportation and other infrastructures so they can better withstand natural and man-made threats.

  • Jul 25

    CSU professor gets grant to develop new biofuel crop

    Denver Business Journal (7/25/2014)

    John McKay, associate professor of Bioagricultural Sciences at Colorado State University, has been awarded a federal grant of $1,487,200 to develop a new crop for use in making biofuels, the Fort Collins university announced Friday.

  • Jul 25

    CSU: $18M for stadium breaks donation record

    Coloradoan (7/25/2014)

    CSU's record-breaking year for fundraising includes $17.7 million in donations for a proposed on-campus stadium, university officials said Thursday.

  • Jul 25

    Fort Collins Weather Station To Celebrate 125 Years Of Data

    CBS 4 Denver (7/25/2014)

    Come rain or shine, there will be a big celebration taking place on Monday, July 28, at Colorado State University, to honor 125 years of daily weather observations at the Fort Collins weather station.

  • Jul 25

    Free canine orthopedics course provided by CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital

    Collegian (7/25/2014)

    Colorado State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital is hosting a free, three-credit course in canine orthopedics titled Canine Orthopedics in a Nutshell.

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