CSU in the News

The success and expertise of Colorado State University, its programs and its people are highlighted in hundreds of newspaper, magazine, television, radio and electronic media stories each month by local, regional, national and international news organizations. Following is a sample of news stories from the past few days.


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  • Sep 7

    Community turns drinking death into legacy of prevention

    Coloradoan (9/7/2014)

    "It was a moment that brought the whole university together and changed the way we work together," said Hudgens. "That same systemwide collaborative effort continues a decade later."

  • Sep 7

    CSU bike thefts nearing historic lows

    Coloradoan (9/7/2014)

    Heightened education about the right ways to lock a bike are credited with pushing the number of bike thefts on the Colorado State University campus to near record-low numbers -- a trend that's continuing so far this academic year and bleeding over into the city.

  • Sep 7

    CSU's Hatchery takes 5 student startups under its wing

    Coloradoan (9/7/2014)

    In June, Colorado State University's Hatchery welcomed five new tenants into its shared office suite at the Rocky Mountain Innosphere in north Fort Collins.

  • Sep 7

    Don't hang up the gardening gloves just yet

    Broomfield Enterprise (9/7/2014)

    For ideas on which trees will grow well here on the Front Range, the Colorado State University Extension, several municipal arborists, members of the Colorado Nursery & Greenhouse Association and representatives from the American Society of Landscape Architects have compiled a review of 250 trees that are commercially available.

  • Sep 7

    Loveland business briefs

    Loveland Reporter-Herald (9/7/2014)

    Colorado State University and The Rio locations statewide have partnered for a "Rams at the Rio" series of events during CSU football games this season. However, the official watch party location in Fort Collins will continue to be Boot Grill, 130 W. Laurel St.

  • Sep 6

    Botswana is a rare refuge for elephants

    News 24 - South Africa (9/6/2014)

    "We're going through that again, in a lot of ways," George Wittemyer, an American expert who has studied elephants in Kenya, said in reference to the poaching surge decades ago. Wittemyer, an assistant professor at Colorado State University's department of fish, wildlife, and conservation biology, said Kenya had made progress in combating poachers, but acknowledged: "We're definitely not anywhere near out of the woods yet."

  • Sep 5

    CSU expecting Moby Madness to face No. 4 Wisconsin

    Coloradoan (9/5/2014)

    A white out crowd at Moby Arena will greet Foss and the CSU volleyball team as they face No. 4 Wisconsin.

  • Sep 4

    Senate candidate in Colo. touts a failed measure

    Miami Herald (9/4/2014)

    "There's no point in having something that can't do anything," said Plant, now a policy adviser at the Center for the New-Energy Economy at Colorado State University.

  • Sep 4

    Alliance for Suicide Prevention wants to spread word to offer help

    Loveland Reporter-Herald (9/4/2014)

    Colorado State University student Berkeley Bryant used to have trouble saying that her father died by suicide when she was 14.

  • Sep 4

    Colorado State University veterinary program addresses student career options and financial challenges

    Bloomberg Business Week (9/4/2014)

    Colorado State University's highly ranked veterinary school is tackling two of the top challenges its students face: finding employment in a changing job market and managing finances.

  • Sep 4

    Colorado State's Dee Hart runs the long route to making his mark in college

    Denver Post (9/4/2014)

    They made sure the second half of the Colorado-Colorado State game was on the screens, and they cheered as if they all were sons of CSU graduates and were taught the Rams' fight song before they could walk.

  • Sep 4

    CSU ponders partnership with Adams State

    Pueblo Chieftain (9/4/2014)

    Faced with rising demands from students and new state regulations, Colorado’s small state colleges and universities might need to increase their cooperation, according to the chancellor of the Colorado State University system.

  • Sep 4

    CSU-Global Welcome Letter

    Denver Business Journal (9/4/2014)

    As a leader in innovation and education, Colorado State University-Global Campus is grateful for the work of the Denver Business Journal in addressing the importance of higher education in workplace success.

  • Sep 4

    New-to-Colorado pest is after your berries

    Boulder Daily Camera (9/4/2014)

    Place the flies in a container with water and bring them to your nearest Colorado State University Extension office for identification.

  • Sep 3

    At home on the range

    5280 Magazine (9/3/2014)

    “Every animal out there has a story, and it’s usually not a very happy one,” says Terry Campbell, a service chief and associate professor in zoological medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine at CSU who works with the Sanctuary.

  • Sep 1

    Colorado researchers probe Parkinson's disease causes, treatments

    Denver Post (9/1/2014)

    Ron Tjalkens, a professor of toxicology and neuroscience at Colorado State University, is taking a different approach. "The next sort of brass ring in the field is to slow the disease down," Tjalkens said. "The overarching question in my lab is why do these nerve cells (that produce dopamine) continue to die."

  • Sep 1

    CSU hosts online Natural Gas Symposium session

    Coloradoan (9/1/2014)

    CSU Extension will host a live online viewing session of CSU’s fourth annual Natural Gas Symposium from 8:15 a.m. to noon Sept. 24 at the Timnath Administration Building, 4800 Goodman St., Timnath.

  • Aug 31

    CSU Rams hope to take bigger step than beating CU vs. Boise State

    Denver Post (8/31/2014)

    Two years ago, after Colorado State knocked off Colorado in its first game under new coach Jim McElwain, the Rams went out the next week and lost at home to North Dakota State.

  • Aug 31

    CSU volleyball sweeps Virginia Commonwealth in home opener

    U-WIRE (8/31/2014)

    Facing Virginia Commonwealth for just the second time in program history, the No. 18 Colorado State volleyball cruised to a 25-18, 25-16, 25-12 sweep and its second victory over the Rams in two meetings.

  • Aug 31

    Lasix: the drug debate which is bleeding US horse racing dry

    The Guardian (8/31/2014)

    This marked increase in pulmonary pressure means that small capillaries in such horses’ lungs are prone to rupture, said Paul Morley, professor of epidemiology and biosecurity at Colorado State University and co-author with Hinchcliff on a number of studies.

  • Aug 30

    Adding Fish Oil to Low-Fat/High-Carb Diet May Improve Cholesterol

    MedicineNet (8/30/2014)

    <p>&quot;This is a good study,&quot; said Tracy L. Nelson, an associate professor of health and exercise science at Colorado State University School of Public Health in Fort Collins, who has researched omega-3 fatty acids.</p>

  • Aug 30

    Colorado State RB transfers Dee Hart and Treyous Jarrells make the Rams a scary-good team

    Yahoo Sports (8/30/2014)

    As the final seconds ticked down on Colorado State’s 31-17 victory over rival Colorado, coach Jim McElwain grabbed running back Dee Hart and gave him a big hug.

  • Aug 30

    Rainy Colorado summer likely to be turn into wet autumn

    KUNC radio (8/30/2014)

    Residents of Denver and points north and east have experienced a wetter than average summer, according to the National Weather Service and Colorado State University.

  • Aug 29

    Report: Foreign students had $371.3M impact on Colorado in 2008-12

    Denver Post (8/29/2014)

    Among the 2,442 international students who attended CU, Naropa University and Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, just 30.9 percent of the graduates stayed under OPT, compared with 34.4 percent of the 1,856 students from Colorado State University and Front Range Community College in Fort Collins.

  • Aug 28

    Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel Green the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So

    Fox 42 News (8/28/2014)

    Earlier this month, a report was created by Colorado State University in partnership with the U.S. Air Force on the performance of vehicles using an eco-friendly, oilseed biofuel. The results indicated that this type of fuel made from mustard seeds, offered great potential as biofuel feedstock and will be important to Americas Eco friendly future.

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