Colorado State University

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Colorado State University

 •  December 8

The School of Global Environmental Sustainability (SoGES) is accepting proposals for 2018-19 Global Challenges Research Teams and Resident Fellows. Both programs seek proposals that address global and regional environmental sustainability grand challenges, are highly innovative and enterprising in their approach, and are applicable to real-world...

Colorado State University

 •  December 4

Colorado State University expects to confer degrees on nearly 1,900 graduates during Fall 2017 commencement ceremonies Dec. 15-16. College ceremonies and the ROTC commissioning will recognize 1,373 undergraduate and 519 graduate students, and four Army ROTC commissionees. Twelve undergraduates are candidates for distinction as summa cum laude, 35...

Colorado State University

 •  November 13

Colorado State University Extension recently highlighted the work of professionals from across the state with six awards as part of Forum, an annual week-long professional development opportunity. Forum is an opportunity for Extension agents and on-campus specialists to meet and discuss upcoming issues and develop strategies for tackling them. F.A....

Colorado State University

 •  November 8

CSU continues to expand compost efforts on campus. The program is designed to be self-sustaining, eventually, by selling the end product. Video by Brian Buss Colorado State University has been recognized as a top performer in the 2017 Sustainable Campus Index, achieving the highest spot in public engagement, tying for first place in research, and...

Colorado State University

 •  October 26

Sustainability is often a goal for businesses, nonprofits and government groups, yet measuring the degree to which an organization is being sustainable can be difficult. What are the standards used to measure and assess performance and progress toward sustainability? The School of Global Environmental Sustainability will host a panel discussion on...

Colorado State University

 •  October 25

The final numbers are in, and the CSU community donated the equivalent of 324,038 pounds of food in this year’s Cans Around the Oval drive, benefitting hungry families in Larimer County. Cans Around the Oval, the largest one-day food drive for the Food Bank for Larimer County, raised 42,293 pounds of food and $56,349 in donations this year. The...

Colorado State University

 •  October 20

For more than 100 years, biochar, a carbon-rich, charcoal-like substance made from oxygen-deprived plant or other organic matter, has both delighted and puzzled scientists. As a soil additive, biochar can store carbon and thus reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and it can slow-release nutrients to act as a non-toxic fertilizer....

Colorado State University

 •  September 28

Colorado is known for its beautiful fall weather, and that means gardening season can stretch well into November. The experts who bring us the world-famous Annual Flower Trial Garden at Colorado State University offer their best insider info for smart fall gardening. Their advice includes how deep to bury bulbs, how to save flowering plants from...

Colorado State University

 •  September 14

Proceeds from the sale of firewood will help CSU students attend the Society of American Foresters convention later this year. Photo: Karina Puikkonen The visiting students toured the Colorado State Forest Service Nursery, which is located on the Foothills Campus. Photo: Ryan Lockwood Proceeds from the sale of firewood will help CSU students attend...

Colorado State University

 •  September 7

People who live in Colorado will soon have even greater access to the resources of Colorado State University, and better opportunity to interact with the state’s land grant university, because of CSU’s investment in two satellite campuses that serve research, extension and engagement for local communities. The CSU Western Campus will be located at...