Bridging Two Worlds

Two students discuss tradition, philosophy, and Native American identity at CSU Two philosophy majors had an unlikely connection.  Weston Jones, named CLA Outstanding Grad, is Oglala Lakota and a first-generation student from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Maeve Marley, an Irish American student from Denver and Philosophy Outstanding Grad, led an alternative break […]

Dr. Jess Rushing is joining CSU Music Therapy this fall

The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance is pleased to announce that Dr. Jess Rushing is joining Colorado State University’s outstanding music therapy faculty. Dr. Rushing comes to CSU following three years at the University of Louisville as an assistant professor of Music Therapy, and receiving her Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of […]

NEA grant brings Urban Bush Women to CSU

In 2021, CSU Dance and director or dance, Emily Morgan, received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, which funded multiple engagement opportunities with Urban Bush Women. ( In Oct. 2021, the department hosted a UBW BOLD residency. According to the organization’s website, “BOLD (Builders, Organizers, & Leaders through Dance) has been at […]