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  • Oct 15

    CSU Professor Jerry Vaske receives national award of excellence for recreation and park research

    Bloomberg Business Week (10/15/2014)

    For his significant contributions and dedication to the field of parks and recreation, CSU Professor Jerry J. Vaske will receive the National Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt Award for Excellence in Recreation and Park Research.

  • Oct 15

    Fall concert selection brings mixed reviews

    Collegian (10/15/2014)

    RamEvents, formerly ASAP, chooses an artist to perform at the fall concert each year. This year's choice has brought mixed reviews from Colorado State University students.

  • Oct 15

    Pritchett to lead new outreach initiatives on agriculture and food issues

    Bloomberg Business Week (10/15/2014)

    Colorado's robust agricultural scene, combined with increasing consumer interest in health, wellness, local foods, food safety and environmental issues, is the driving force behind expanded research and outreach at Colorado State University.

  • Oct 15

    Study: Fewer aspens in Colorado's future

    Coloradoan (10/15/2014)

    But for trees with shallow root systems -- poorly adapted to dry conditions -- there's good reason to think the aspens' prospects are not good, said Frederick "Skip" Smith, head of Colorado State University's Warner College of Natural Resources.

  • Oct 15

    Twenty-five years of exploration: South Platte Forum

    Bloomberg Business Week (10/15/2014)

    The Friends of the South Platte Award will be presented to Patricia J. Rettig, Head Archivist, Water Resources Archive, at Colorado State University Libraries.

  • Oct 14

    Crowdfunding helps Colorado State students fund businesses and other projects

    Collegian (10/14/2014)

    Locally, Charge, CSU's unique crowdfunding platform developed collaboratively between CSU and the Fort Collins-based Community Funded crowdfunding service, has given students and faculty the ability to fund research and other projects.

  • Oct 14

    CSU Homecoming includes mystery, music and gold medalists

    Coloradoan (10/14/2014)

    Celebrate CSU Homecoming with a variety of events leading up to Saturday's game, in which the Rams take on Utah State.

  • Oct 14

    CSU Researcher Thinks Ebola Outbreak Could Be Related To Bats

    CBS4 News Denver (10/14/2014)

    Could the massive Ebola outbreak be linked to bats? A researcher at Colorado State University thinks so.

  • Oct 14

    Larimer County health officials begin to plan in case Ebola reaches area

    Loveland Reporter-Herald (10/14/2014)

    Health officials also are working with churches who have missionaries that go over seas and Colorado State University, which has students abroad, LeBailly noted.

  • Oct 14

    More than 19K tickets distributed for CSU homecoming game

    Coloradoan (10/14/2014)

    Ticket sales for Saturday's homecoming football game between CSU and Utah State are off to a hot start.

  • Oct 14

    Study: Cutting carbon pollution pays off in a big way by reducing health care costs

    Summit County Citizens Voice (10/14/2014)

    "If cost-benefit analyses of climate policies don't include the significant health benefits from healthier air, they dramatically underestimate the benefits of these policies," says lead author Tammy Thompson, now at Colorado State University, who conducted the research as a postdoc in Selin's group.

  • Oct 13

    CSU volleyball team moves up to sixth in the nation

    Coloradoan (10/13/2014)

    The CSU volleyball team is ranked sixth in the nation, its highest ranking since October 2001.

  • Oct 13

    National recognition excites CSU's Jim McElwain, motivates team

    Denver Post (10/13/2014)

    For the first time this season, Colorado State week received votes in the Associated Press and USA Today coaches' polls.

  • Oct 13

    Summit County CSU Extension, Not What You'd Expect

    KUNC radio (10/13/2014)

    The Colorado State University Extension Program was created 100 years ago when Congress authorized land grant Universities to provide research based information to agents in communities across the state. While you may think farming, agriculture and 4-H when you think about a CSU Extension, the Summit County Extension Office is about as far away from farming as you can get.

  • Oct 13

    When climate change comes after even the most common species

    PBS Newshour (10/13/2014)

    Some scientists at CPW and Colorado State University are also studying how these efforts to manipulate the habitat for mule deer -- such as by thinning forests -- are also causing certain song birds, such as mountain chickadees and white breasted nut hatches to leave the area.

  • Oct 12

    Candidates battle on Colorado economy

    Denver Post (10/12/2014)

    "The rural counties are performing substantially below the U.S. average, other than those that are agricultural or mining dependent," said Martin Shields, director of the Regional Economics Institute at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

  • Oct 12

    CSU student rescues 'wobbly' kittens from sure death

    Coloradoan (10/12/2014)

    "These kittens most likely would've been euthanized because these guys have it pretty much as worse as you can get," said Turner, an ardent vaccination advocate who learned about their disease in a CSU veterinary neurology class.

  • Oct 11

    Amy Van Dyken named homecoming grand marshal

    Channel 9 News (10/11/2014)

    It's another big honor and homecoming for Amy Van Dyken. Her alma mater, Colorado State University, has named her grand marshal for the homecoming parade.

  • Oct 10

    Ambassador Wolf Ignites at CSU's Powerhouse Energy Institute

    Westword (10/10/2014)

    All of the wolf heads have been assembled in the old Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory, which is now the Powerhouse Energy Institute, part of the Colorado State University campus.

  • Oct 10

    Choices can cut school food waste

    Harvest Public Media (10/10/2014)

    "It's really tough for the schools, because they're dependent on their clients -- the students. And I think it's really tough to balance healthy food with the taste preferences of the clients," said Leslie Cunningham-Sabo, a Colorado State University nutritionist.

  • Oct 10

    Man assaulted on CSU plaza while preaching

    Coloradoan (10/10/2014)

    Colorado State University Police are investigating an assault on campus after a man was punched on the school's plaza Thursday afternoon, CSU spokeswoman Dell Rae Ciaravola confirmed.

  • Oct 10

    Second annual CSU Blue Ocean Enterprises Challenge announces new tournament format

    Bloomberg Business Week (10/10/2014)

    Blue Ocean Enterprises, Inc. and Colorado State University today announced the second annual CSU Blue Ocean Enterprises Challenge, an innovative business pitch competition for entrepreneurs to be held in Fort Collins, Colo.

  • Oct 10

    Summit Hall shines in sustainability thanks to students and staff

    Bloomberg Business Week (10/10/2014)

    While most "green" buildings are recognized for their sustainable design and construction, more are gaining recognition for showcasing sustainable practices in a different way -- one that involves the attitudes and behaviors of the people who use the buildings. Colorado State University's Summit Hall is one of those buildings.

  • Oct 10

    Who won gubernatorial debate? Depends who you're rooted for

    Coloradoan (10/10/2014)

    "Not really," Colorado State University political science professor Kyle Saunders said. "I think it was playbook versus playbook."

  • Oct 9

    College vets providing online presentation on equine colic

    Sterling Journal-Advocate (10/9/2014)

    Colorado State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital will host two interactive online discussions this month to provide horse owners with information about identifying, treating and preventing equine colic -- the leading cause of premature death in horses, and one of the most common equine veterinary emergencies.

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