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  • Apr 14

    Forget Clip-On Trackers and Wristbands: This Smart Shoe Insole Will Track Your Physical Activity

    Fast Company (4/14/2014)

    SmartMove has its origins in research that analyzed the gait of stroke patients undertaken at University of Colorado Denver, Colorado State University, and Clarkson University. Funded by research grants from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, and Colorado's Office of Economic Development, Fort Collins, Colo.-based SmartMove was founded to conduct further research and build prototypes of a next-gen wearable tracker.

  • Apr 14

    Media Advisory: Sen. Bennet Visiting Powerhouse Energy Campus on April 14

    Bloomberg Business Week (4/14/2014)

    U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado, is visiting the new Colorado State University Powerhouse Energy Campus on Monday, April 14, to tour the Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory and learn about ongoing research between VanDyne SuperTurbo and CSU students and faculty.

  • Apr 14

    Police Break Up Wild Parties at Colorado State U, Western Michigan U

    Campus Safety (4/14/2014)

    Authorities had to break up parties that grew into large riots at Colorado State University and Western Michigan University over the weekend.

  • Apr 14

    Ryan Avery will sign new book at his alma mater, Colorado State University, to raise money for college scholarships

    GTN News (4/14/2014)

    On Wednesday, Ryan Avery, the 2012 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking, will try to sign 5,000 copies of his new book in less than 10 hours in an attempt to break the current world record for the largest book signing.

  • Apr 14

    Sen. Michael Bennet visits Loveland auto-tech company VanDyne SuperTurbo

    Reporter Herald (4/14/2014)

    Tom Dean, a professor of entrepreneurship and sustainable enterprise at Colorado State University and a board member for VanDyne SuperTurbo Inc., said he was happy to show the senator an example of American ingenuity. "To see him engaged is a wonderful thing, and to see the federal government focusing on innovation and entrepreneurship," Dean said.

  • Apr 14

    Soil Ecologist Diana Wall to Talk Climate Change and Life in Antarctica - One of Earth's Most Extreme Ecosystems

    Bloomberg Business Week (4/14/2014)

    World-renowned soil ecologist and Colorado State University Distinguished Professor Diana Wall will present the next talk in the President's Lecture Series at 6:30 p.m. April 30 in the Lory Student Center North Ballroom on the CSU campus. Wall's lecture, "Lessons from an Antarctic desert: The hidden world and response to climate change," will delve into the depths of Antarctica's dry valleys -- including Wall Valley, named in honor of her work.

  • Apr 13

    CSU students and neighbors react to Saturday riot near campus

    Collegian (4/13/2014)

    A party hosted by two alleged CSU students 100 feet south of campus got out of hand Saturday night, and grew into a 200-person riot before 25 police units, SWAT teams and a K-9 unit broke it up around midnight.

  • Apr 13

    Dozens of Ft. Collins police respond to party

    Associated Press (4/13/2014)

    Police responding to a report that a party had gotten too big were met by rocks and bottles thrown toward officers and some people jumping on cars. Fort Collins Police Services spokesman Lt. Jeremy Yonce says officers were called to the home southwest of the Colorado State University campus just after midnight Sunday.

  • Apr 13

    How long will it take to build a new stadium at CSU?

    Coloradoan (4/13/2014)

    Any construction CSU hopes to complete for the proposed on-campus stadium will come down to the progress of all things plant growth.

  • Apr 13

    Upper Colorado River 2nd on most endangered list

    Vail Daily (4/13/2014)

    For the second year in a row, the Upper Colorado River has been named among the country’s most endangered rivers, coming in at No. 2. American Rivers releases the annual list, and rivers that are threatened include sections of the Colorado that run through Eagle County, including headwater rivers, which include the Eagle River. A new Colorado State University report commissioned by the Eagle River Watershed Council studied the state of the Eagle River.

  • Apr 12

    'That Was Home': Residents Rebuild in Wildfire-Prone Areas

    NBC News (4/12/2014)

    In many cases, the attraction of areas prone to wildfire is easy to understand, according to Frederick Smith, head of the Warner College of Natural Resources in the Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. "It is a beautiful place to live," he told NBC News.

  • Apr 12

    CSU softball team falls to UNLV in 10-inning thriller

    Coloradoan (4/12/2014)

    The Colorado State University softball team lost its seven-run lead, then lost the game, an overtime 13-12 loss to UNLV that took 10 innings to decide.

  • Apr 12

    Emerald ash borer lures pesticide pitches out of the woodwork

    Denver Post (4/12/2014)

    <p>Six months after the tree-killing emerald ash borer was discovered in Boulder, Colorado State University, the USDA and the state agriculture department say that for people more than 5 miles from the known infestation zone in Boulder, there's no need to use pesticides in 2014. But that doesn't stop tree companies from trying to sell them to you.</p>

  • Apr 12

    Jason Oden's switch to running back for Colorado State working well

    Denver Post (4/12/2014)

    Even though it may be out of necessity, Jason Oden is moving in to a new football home this spring at Colorado State and he isn't planning on being a short-term tenant. He's moving to running back from safety to fill an expected void left by the unexpected departure of Donnell Alexander and he ran with the first team Saturday when the Rams made their annual spring visit to Denver.

  • Apr 12

    Meyer: About those park wolves in Yellowstone ...

    Denver Post (4/12/2014)

    But nature is never tidy, as Colorado State University scientists explain in a recently published paper that debunks the popular notion that wolves were solely responsible for park changes.

  • Apr 11

    College students struggle to find adequate housing

    Denver Post (4/11/2014)

    With another year coming to an end at Colorado State University many students are now on the search for housing for next year. In Fort Collins, Colo. there is an occupancy limit known as the “U plus 2” law. This law restricts more than three unrelated people from living together in one household.

  • Apr 11

    CSU Perennial Trials Reveal 2013 Top 10 Performers in Challenging Rocky Mountain Conditions

    Bloomberg Business Week (4/11/2014)

    After three seasons growing in the challenging conditions of the Rocky Mountains, 10 perennial plants have been named "Top Performers" by researchers at Colorado State University.

  • Apr 11

    CSU students step into trafficking roles

    Coloradoan (4/11/2014)

    CSU students cursed at, pulled guns on and objectified their peers this week for the sake of awareness.

  • Apr 11

    Odysseas Papadimitriou: It’s time to address our kids’ financial literacy

    Metro West Daily News (4/11/2014)

    “Personal finance education must start at younger ages,” Vickie Bajtelsmit, academic director for the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy and a professor at Colorado State University, told CardHub in a recent interview. “Kids are so much more receptive than adults.”

  • Apr 11

    Quiet 2014 hurricane season forecast

    USA Today (4/11/2014)

    Top forecasters from Colorado State University predict a quiet 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, suggesting that nine tropical storms will form, but only three will become hurricanes.

  • Apr 11

    The ‘Heartbleed’ Bug and How Internet Users Can Protect Themselves

    Chronical of Higher Ed (4/11/2014)

    In an email interview with The Chronicle, Steven Lovaas, information-technology-security manager at Colorado State University, laid out the basics and described what Internet users can do to protect themselves.

  • Apr 11

    Yancey takes reins at PCL U.S.

    Denver Business Journal (4/11/2014)

    The graduate of Golden High School and Colorado State University has worked for PCL since 1982.

  • Apr 10

    Anheuser-Busch Foundation Announces $250,000 Gift to Colorado State University for Fermentation Sciences Program

    Hispanic Business (4/10/2014)

    The Anheuser-Busch Foundation announced a $250,000 donation to Colorado State University's newly developed Fermentation Science and Technology program.

  • Apr 10

    Colorado State-Air Force game moved to Friday, Nov. 28

    Coloradoan (4/10/2014)

    CSU's football team will start and end its regular season on Fridays this fall.

  • Apr 10

    CSU students step into trafficking roles

    Coloradoan (4/10/2014)

    CSU students cursed at, pulled guns on and objectified their peers this week for the sake of awareness.

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