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  • Nov 4

    Macklemore’s 'Same Love' vocalist Mary Lambert at CSU

    Coloradoan (11/4/2014)

    With a new CD and single out, the Seattle-based singer-songwriter will perform a special concert featuring her music and poetry at Colorado State University’s Lory Student Center Theater.

  • Nov 4

    Taste buds drive demand

    AG Week (11/4/2014)

    Stocker Greg Brown, Helena, Mont., and Daryl Tatum, Colorado State University Animal Science Professor, discuss the importance of taste and how it begins with the selection of good genetics in the herd.

  • Nov 4

    Teen accused of stealing ambulance faces more charges

    Denver Post (11/4/2014)

    Additional charges have been filed against a Colorado State University student already accused of stealing an ambulance, driving it to Loveland, crashing it and charging at officers early Sunday morning.

  • Nov 4

    Teen steals ambulance from CSU

    Channel 9 News (11/4/2014)

    A Colorado State University student was jailed on Sunday after he stole an ambulance from campus, fled to Loveland, crashed into at least one road sign and then defied an officer's orders prompting them to deploy a Taser and take him into custody, arrest records show.

  • Nov 3

    Frei: CSU Rams just know how to win, and style points don't count

    Denver Post (11/3/2014)

    The previous week, after Wyoming scored twice late to make the final score of the Border War deceptively close, Colorado State coach Jim McElwain said the Rams' postgame locker room atmosphere was surprisingly subdued.

  • Nov 3

    In highly educated Larimer County, skills gap persists

    Coloradoan (11/3/2014)

    "It's pretty well known that if you go to college, you will make higher wages than if you don't. That's certainly the push that we put out there," said Martin Shields, CSU's regional economist.

  • Nov 3

    Loveland's Lightning Hybrids puts hopes in international growth

    Loveland Reporter-Herald (11/3/2014)

    The new investments are being led by Factor(E) Ventures, a joint venture between the Shell Foundation and the Energy Institute at Colorado State University.

  • Nov 2

    Editorial, 11/2: Part of a bigger problem

    Lincoln Journal Star (11/2/2014)

    Coincidentally it was 10 years ago this month that Samantha Spady of Beatrice died of alcohol poisoning after a fraternity party at Colorado State University. The Sam Spady Foundation continues the never-ending battle to stop alcohol poisoning.

  • Nov 2

    Portsmouth siphons money from aging utility system

    Virginia Pilot (11/2/2014)

    That amounts to a backdoor tax, said Neil Grigg, an engineering professor at Colorado State University who's an expert on municipal utility systems.

  • Nov 2

    UA football: My AP Top 25 ballot

    Arizona Daily Star (11/2/2014)

    I added Colorado State and Wisconsin to my ballot this week. I put the Rams at No. 24 and the Badgers at No. 25. I removed East Carolina and West Virginia.

  • Nov 1

    Year-Round Gardening: Make use of leaves piling up on lawn

    Colorado Springs Gazette (11/1/2014)

    Check out the Colorado State University Extension website, www.ext.colostate.edu, for more information on building compost systems.

  • Nov 1

    Major Retailers Rewriting Holiday Shopping Calendar

    CBS 4 Denver (11/1/2014)

    “That gimmick, quote, unquote, has kind of worn off,” Colorado State University economics expert Stephan Weiler said.

  • Nov 1

    Rams third, fourth at MW cross-country championships

    Coloradoan (11/1/2014)

    The CSU men’s and women’s cross-country teams placed third and fourth, respectively, at Friday’s Mountain West Championships in Fresno, California.

  • Nov 1

    Republicans take big lead in Colorado early voting

    Aurora Sentinel (11/1/2014)

    Though the numbers can change, Kyle Saunders, a political science professor at Colorado State University-Fort Collins, said Democrats have work to do.

  • Oct 31

    10 Things You Didn’t Know Your Microwave Could Do

    Popular Mechanics (10/31/2014)

    Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 seconds per kilogram.

  • Oct 31

    Author Donna Cooner shows why readers ‘Can’t Look Away’

    Coloradoan (10/31/2014)

    After publishing 20 children's books and becoming a tenured professor of education at Colorado State University, Cooner's return to creative writing has been in the hottest genre of them all: young adult.

  • Oct 31

    Higher Ed and the Governors' Races

    Inside Higher Ed (10/31/2014)

    Higher education as an issue has been nearly nonexistent in the close competition for the governor’s seat, save for a debate at Colorado State University when a student asked about containing higher education costs.

  • Oct 31

    Injured CSU vet to run 5K to raise suicide awareness

    Coloradoan (10/31/2014)

    Sydoriak is running Nov. 8 in the Colorado State University Veterans Day 5K Run to raise awareness of suicide among veterans.

  • Oct 31

    Meet 5 "Zombie" Parasites That Mind-Control Their Hosts

    National Geographic (10/31/2014)

    "Some parasites can alter the behavior of their host in ways that give the parasite a better home, or provide more nutrients, or cause the host to move to a different environment," said Janice Moore, a biologist at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

  • Oct 30

    Bark beetle cooperative discusses future community protection efforts

    Summit Daily News (10/30/2014)

    Tony Cheng, an associate professor of forest policy at Colorado State University and director of the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute, explained that forest hazards work the same way.

  • Oct 30

    Fall Clean-Up connects Colorado State University community and local residents

    Collegian (10/30/2014)

    This year there are more neighbors in need, according to Emily Allen, community liaison for the City of Fort Collins and Off-Campus Life at CSU who has been in charge of the event for the past three years. She said that the program is anticipating between 1,300 to 1,500 volunteers this weekend.

  • Oct 30

    Larry Eustachy testing new approach to coaching

    Coloradoan (10/30/2014)

    "I want to do more teaching. I want to pay more attention to detail, even with the returning guys. It was just a tough situation last year with the numbers and Jesse (Carr) going out," said Eustachy, who's entering his third season with the Rams. "I've had a clock in my head about how to go about it, and we’re backing off with these guys."

  • Oct 30

    Sedalia Gardens, volunteers recognized by Plant Select as showcase

    Denver Post (10/30/2014)

    Plant Select is a state-wide program through Colorado State University that encourages educational outreach about which plants are best for different regions in Colorado.

  • Oct 30

    Tony Frank urges students to vote

    Collegian (10/30/2014)

    And now our Larimer County Clerk has made it incredibly easy for members of the CSU community to participate in this election – there is a voting center set up in the North Ballroom of the Lory Student Center where you can drop off your ballot, get a replacement ballot if you don’t have one, change your address or register to vote.

  • Oct 30

    Tony Frank urges students to vote

    Collegian (10/30/2014)

    In case you missed it, the following is an email for Colorado State University students from President Tony Frank urging students to vote.

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