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  • May 3

    Energy Pipeline: Tech Talk: Recycling pine trees using static electricity — really?

    Greeley Tribune (5/3/2015)

    Colorado State University scientists conducted an investigation to determine the effectiveness of this product as an organic fertilizer, when used in a lettuce growth test.

  • May 3

    Fleming: Fort Collins' first Hispanic graduate

    Coloradoan (5/3/2015)

    Decades later, both Lobato and her brother were honored by Colorado State University President Al Yates.

  • May 3

    Major forest health decisions on the horizon

    Telluride Daily Planet (5/3/2015)

    One of the presenters will be Jason Sibold, an assistant professor of geography at Colorado State University who specializes in disturbance ecology and human land use.

  • May 2

    Meet the Prof: Finding ways to stop disasters

    Coloradoan (5/2/2015)

    John W. van de Lindt, Colorado State University's George T. Abell Distinguished Professor in Infrastructure and a professor in CSU's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is this month's CSU professor of the month.

  • May 1

    Lion with broken neck gets second chance in Colorado

    Channel 9 News (5/1/2015)

    To help save Guero, he was taken to the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences so veterinary experts could create a treatment plan.

  • May 1

    The Great Space Twins Study Begins

    TIME (5/1/2015)

    “One of the things that comes up almost all the time in the interviews with Mark and Scott is this idea of the twin paradox,” says Susan Bailey, of Colorado State University, who is coordinating the telomere research. “Is the space twin going to come back younger than the Earth twin?”

  • May 1

    Who is Garrett Grayson? Meet the heir apparent to Drew Brees

    Sporting News (5/1/2015)

    While Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota were the consensus top two quarterbacks in the NFL Draft, Colorado State's Garrett Grayson is also held in high regard. Grayson was selected by the Saints with the 11th pick in the third round (75th overall) on Friday.

  • Apr 30

    Brutus the Rottweiler Becomes Second Dog to Walk on Four Prosthetic Limbs

    NBC News (4/30/2015)

    The breeder attempted an at-home amputation on the Rottweiler, but left Brutus even more brutalized, according to a statement last week from Colorado State University's James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, where the dog underwent surgery to mitigate the damage.

  • Apr 30

    Feature: This popular TV game show has a thing for science: What is Jeopardy!?

    Science (4/30/2015)

    Along with a vast database of information, Watson had the advantage of speed, says Jeopardy! champion Russ Schumacher, a meteorologist at Colorado State University, Fort Collins.

  • Apr 30

    How Impoverished Nepal Can Rebuild for the Next Earthquake

    National Geographic (4/30/2015)

    model house for Indonesia rests on ground-motion dampers designed by John van de Lindt of Colorado State University: old tires filled with bags of sand.

  • Apr 29

    Colorado State and Temple Grandin win Webby Award

    Coloradoan (4/29/2015)

    The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences named "Temple Grandin Talks to Reddit -- Now Most Popular Science AMA Ever," the 19th annual Webby Award winner in the Social: Education and Discovery category.

  • Apr 29

    Veterinarians Discuss Stem Cells for Equine Joint Therapy

    The Horse (4/29/2015)

    David Frisbie, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, ACVSMR, professor at the Colorado State University Orthopaedic Research Center, said, "Stem cells are best used once active inflammation has settled down, usually four-plus weeks postoperatively."

  • Apr 28

    8 CSU football games picked for national broadcasts

    Coloradoan (4/28/2015)

    Half of CSU's 12 football games this fall, including the Rocky Mountain Showdown against the University of Colorado, will be televised nationally on CBS-Sports Network with two others selected for broadcasts by ESPN on one of its platforms.

  • Apr 28

    AgFest teaches science behind agriculture

    Fort Morgan Times (4/28/2015)

    Colorado State University Extension agents and specialists recognized this concerning trend and created a program called AgFest in 2010.

  • Apr 28

    Colorado State hosts vigil tonight for Nepal victims

    Coloradoan (4/28/2015)

    "Our entire Colorado State University community joins with people worldwide in offering our deepest sympathies and support for the people of Nepal as they confront the devastation of this weekend's earthquake. This crisis hits very close to home for our students from Nepal, and I ask that we all join in lending them whatever comfort and assistance we can during this terrible time," wrote CSU president Tony Frank in an email to CSU students and faculty. "We also know that there are members of our local Fort Collins community who were involved in climbing expeditions on Mount Everest who have been impacted, and they, too, are in our thoughts."

  • Apr 28

    CSU Releases Pictures Of New Stadium Plans

    CBS4 News Denver (4/28/2015)

    Renderings have been released of what the new CSU Rams stadium will look like.

  • Apr 28

    INTO CSU helps international students become Rams

    Collegian (4/28/2015)

    Just past the Oval in Spruce Hall, INTO CSU is putting a Colorado State University education within reach for international students.

  • Apr 28

    Local Youth Groups Educate Tri-County Residents About the Harmful Effects of Tobacco on the Community

    Bloomberg (4/28/2015)

    "Unfortunately, tobacco companies design many of their products with children in mind hoping to establish lifelong users," said Kimberley Jones, youth development/school enrichment coordinator for the Colorado State University Extension in Arapahoe County.

  • Apr 28

    More alpacas graze Colorado, Weld County ranches

    Greeley Tribune (4/28/2015)

    Schade, quoting experts at Colorado State University, said ranchers should have at least 1 acre for every seven or eight alpacas, plus a sturdy barn or two.

  • Apr 28

    Senate approves hefty National Western renovation plan

    Washington Times (4/28/2015)

    The Colorado Senate has approved a $350 million plan to put Colorado State University buildings at the National Western Stock Show site in Denver.

  • Apr 27

    Colorado State University 'better than ever'

    Coloradoan (4/27/2015)

    CSU has never enjoyed a better national and international reputation than now.

  • Apr 27

    Garrett Grayson may emerge among NFL draft quarterbacks

    Coloradoan (4/27/2015)

    A veteran NFL personnel executive was breaking down the great Jameis Winston-Marcus Mariota debate when he offered an unsolicited nod to a quarterback who hasn't gotten nearly the same attention leading up to this week's draft: Colorado State's Garrett Grayson.

  • Apr 26

    Legislators reach out to 'rural Colorado' after landslide to the right

    Denver Post (4/26/2015)

    "The Colorado Democrats are taking the correct steps to try to cut into the Republican advantage in these predominantly Republican areas, but Republicans are not just sitting on their hands. They're also trying to speak to and mobilize that electorate," said Kyle Saunders, an associate professor of political science at Colorado State University.

  • Apr 25

    Soapbox: Financial transparency among CSU core values

    Coloradoan (4/25/2015)

    Financial transparency, responsibility and integrity are core values at CSU.

  • Apr 24

    BYOB: It's brew your own beer at some colleges

    Denver Post (4/24/2015)

    Colorado State University expects to begin selling its microbrewed beer at a campus pub later this year, said Jim Francis, director of the school's Beverage Business Institute.

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