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  • Sep 27

    Jim McElwain "excited" with CSU road victory

    Denver Post (9/27/2014)

    Absolutely, Colorado State coach Jim McElwain was excited Saturday after the Rams took their second win of the season over a team from one of the FBS' five "power" leagues.

  • Sep 26

    Choice Is Key If You Want Kids To Eat Their Vegetables

    KUNC radio (9/26/2014)

    "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.

  • Sep 26

    Colorado State testing in drilling basin

    Lincoln Journal Star (9/26/2014)

    A real-time system for monitoring water quality in the Denver-Julesberg basin, where companies are exploring and drilling for oil and gas, was unveiled this week by Colorado State University researchers.

  • Sep 26

    CSU veterinary school gains $42.6 mil. in private donations

    DVM (Veterinary Medicine News Magazine) (9/26/2014)

    Colorado State University (CSU) shattered records in private donations collecting $143.3 million for the university in the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

  • Sep 26

    CSU’s Dr. Anderson wins award for book about women as presidential candidates

    Collegian (9/26/2014)

    The National Communication Association named “Woman President,” a book coauthored by Colorado State University’s communications professor Dr. Karrin Anderson, the top book of 2014.

  • Sep 26

    Frank: 'Minimal cost' to study CSU stadium options

    Coloradoan (9/26/2014)

    CSU President Tony Frank said Thursday, Sept. 25, that he will withdraw his financing request for a new on-campus stadium.

  • Sep 26

    Harvest into winter with help of cold frames

    Coloradoan (9/26/2014)

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

  • Sep 26

    New CSU stadium on hold after fundraising falters

    Denver Business Journal (9/26/2014)

    Colorado State University's plans for an on-campus stadium has been put on hold after fundraising support for the $254 million project failed to materialize as expected.

  • Sep 25

    5 things to know about CSU stadium announcement

    Coloradoan (9/25/2014)

    A final decision will not be made at the Oct. 2 Colorado State University board of governors meeting, as originally planned.

  • Sep 25

    CSU president Tony Frank’s letter about stadium seed money

    Denver Post (9/25/2014)

    Colorado State University president Tony Frank announced the school will not reach the announced goal of raising $110 million in seed money for a proposed on-campus stadium in an e-mail to the CSU community Thursday.

  • Sep 25

    CSU won't reach $110M goal for new stadium, school president says

    Denver Post (9/25/2014)

    Frank announced Thursday in a campus-wide email that he will tell the CSU system's board of governors next week that the school won't reach the announced $110 million goal, and that the figure was roughly $50 million.

  • Sep 25

    Doctors propose $300M cancer treatment facility in Aurora

    Channel 9 News (9/25/2014)

    The proposed center would also work on cancer treatments for animals, based on the work of the Flint Animal Cancer Center at CSU, which is internationally known for treating cats and dogs with naturally occurring cancer.

  • Sep 25

    ISU unveils Agricultural Business Plan Competition for students

    Pork Magazine (9/25/2014)

    The Agricultural Business Plan Competition is open to students at Iowa State University, Colorado State University...

  • Sep 25

    Seedling Tree Program offering plants/grasses for 2015

    Fort Morgan Times (9/25/2014)

    The Colorado State Forest Service and Colorado State University Extension partner each spring to bring Morgan County residents seedling trees grown at the seedling tree nursery in Fort Collins, according to a press release.

  • Sep 25

    Sick Sea Lions Could Help Researchers Find New Drugs for Humans, Wildlife

    KRCB - North Bay Public Media (9/25/2014)

    "We found that, even though some animals may have been exposed to domoic acid for a short period of time, when that exposure was gone they still seemed to get worse and had more of these epileptic-like features," says Ron Tjalkens, a professor of toxicology and neuroscience at CSU. "What we found was that ongoing inflammation in the brain seemed to correlate very closely with the decline in function in these animals."

  • Sep 25

    Tony Frank's letter on stadium recommendation

    Coloradoan (9/25/2014)

    Here, in its entirety, is Colorado State University President Tony Frank's letter to university staff and faculty regarding his upcoming recommendation to the CSU Board of Governors regarding construction of an on-campus football stadium.

  • Sep 25

    UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman Taking Measures to Prevent MERS-CoV Outbreak Ahead of Hajj

    RIA Novosti (9/25/2014)

    Scientists from the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Colorado State University have found out recently that camels can be primary reservoirs or carriers of MERS-CoV.

  • Sep 24

    'Forget About Hatch,' Colorado's Green Chile Obsession Is Going Home Grown

    KUNC radio (9/24/2014)

    Colorado's one chile breeding professional is Colorado State University's Mike Bartolo, who, for the last 20 years, has been quietly working on developing the next great Colorado green chile.

  • Sep 24

    Colorado doctors propose $300M cancer treatment facility in Aurora

    Denver Business Journal (9/24/2014)

    Money for the feasibility study comes from CU, Colorado State University and other university departments involved in the project.

  • Sep 24

    Colorado doctors propose $300M cancer treatment facility in Aurora

    Denver Business Journal (9/24/2014)

    "Cancer experts at CSU have worked for several years with colleagues at the CU School of Medicine and NIRS to explore the possibility of a carbon-ion research and treatment facility in Denver. We've also discussed the concept with state and federal leaders and policy makers," said Dr. Mark Stetter, dean of the CSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. "It's clear that our collaboration offers distinct advantages for an international carbon-ion center that would provide truly needed help for animal and human cancer patients."

  • Sep 24

    Colorado State launches water-quality monitoring in oil, gas zones

    Denver Post (9/24/2014)

    "This is the first of its kind," said Ken Carlson, a professor of civil and environmental engineering who is leading the project. "Will this information be useful in making informed decisions about drilling?"

  • Sep 24

    Colorado Water Watch Keeps A Close Eye On Oil And Gas Sites With Public Data

    KUNC radio (9/24/2014)

    "This isn't an industry effort, this isn't an environmental-group effort, we wanted it to be balanced, and we want the public to feel like they're getting information that wasn't filtered by either side," Carlson said.

  • Sep 24

    CSU develops website to monitor well water

    Coloradoan (9/24/2014)

    Ken Carlson, a CSU professor of civil engineering, led the project and with other researchers spent the last 18 months selecting wells for testing and building a the back end of the system.

  • Sep 24

    CSU unveils water monitoring tool for oil and gas sites

    Denver Business Journal (9/24/2014)

    Ken Carlson, an associate CSU professor of civil and environmental engineering and the project lead, said he believes the tool is the first of its kind. He said it's meant to let people make informed decisions about the impacts of hydraulic fracturing and energy resources.

  • Sep 24

    New website provides real-time info on water quality at Colo. oil, gas sites

    Colorado Public Radio (9/24/2014)

    Ken Carlson, a CSU professor of civil and environmental engineering, is leading the team. He believes the monitoring system is the first of its kind in the country. "We don't know of anyone else in the country who is collecting real-time data from groundwater wells next to oil and gas operations, evaluating potential changes with advanced anomaly detection algorithms and sharing it with the public," Carlson says.

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