Syria’s forgotten pluralism and why it matters today Syrian Christians and Muslims offer prayers for nuns held by rebels, at the Greek Orthodox Mariamiya Church in Damascus, Syria, in 2013. AP Photo Andrea Williams, Colorado State University The Syrian Civil War has been raging for six years. It has killed nearly half a million people […]
Anthropology instructor Kimberly Nichols shares her childhood dream and how it lead to her current work at CSU.
In Mourning in America, David McIvor, assistant professor of political science at CSU, addresses significant and urgent questions about how citizens can mourn traumatic events and enduring injustices in their communities.
The ACT Human Rights Film Festival kicks off its second year with a release party on March 28 at Odell Brewing, and the festival running April 14-21. A variety of film stars or directors will be in attendance over the week. See film trailers, times, and locations on actfilmfest.org. Tickets go on sale March 16.
Catherine DiCesare, associate professor in Art and Art History, is working on her second book about Aztec celebrations, this time focusing on the festivals depicted in the Codex Borbonicus, a famous Mexican manuscript about Aztec calendars. She’s especially interested in a particular page of the Codex— one that depicts images of a festival called Quecholli, one of the months of their 365-day solar calendar, as it was carried out in year 1507.
The Middle School Outreach Ensemble (MSOE) program is an internationally recognized, community-based music outreach program sponsored by CSU that provides music instruction to local middle school students. The program’s approach to “mutual community” helps to inspire middle school students to love music, expose talented and bright high school students to consider serving the future through a career in music education, and to cultivate teaching excellence in our college students who have chosen to serve their community by becoming a K-12 teacher.
By Tony Phifer (Originally posted on The Source) An ancient, previously unknown city. A collection of priceless artifacts. Previously unexplored rain forest, featuring jaguars, deadly snakes and a flesh-eating disease with no cure. CSU archaeologist Chris Fisher has experienced all of these things – and much more – during his four-plus years of work unravelling […]
As appearing in SOURCE When Irene Vernon was a baby, her mother looked out the kitchen window at her husband and sons working in the field and said to herself that she didn’t want her family to spend the rest of their lives doing that. Her father was a migrant worker, and that story of […]
A program that gives CSU students real-world experience facilitating discussions on difficult issues recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.
Sandy Ceas’ work revolves around global social issues, particularly focusing on the impact of relig