CLA research and creative scholarship – growing alongside CSU

Over the past five years, Colorado State University’s College of Liberal Arts has experienced a period of exponential growth in funded research. From 2014 to 2019, funding increased by 54.3 percent, with the number of funded projects nearly doubling from 27 to 45. Year-over-year, research funding grew 13.8 percent from 2018 to 2019. The growth […]

ACT Human Rights Film Festival celebrates five years of film, community and social justice at CSU

Originally published on Source by Carol Busch On April 3, the ACT Human Rights Film Festival will open at the Lory Student Center Theatre at Colorado State University, celebrating its fifth annual run as Colorado’s only film festival wholly dedicated to the intersection of art and social justice. The nine-day festival, produced by CSU’s Department of Communication Studies, will feature […]

CSU faculty writing history of the modern U.S. Forest Service

Originally posted in Source by Jeff Dodge Two Colorado State University faculty members have received a four-year, $200,000 grant to write an updated history of the U.S. Forest Service. Michael Childers and Leisl Carr Childers are assistant professors in the Department of History who left the University of Northern Iowa in 2018 to join CSU’s […]

Fiber-rich diet eases son’s asthma, launches professor’s interdisciplinary microbiome research

Originally published in Source by Jeff Dodge Gamze Cavdar’s son, Ada, had suffered from asthma since he was a toddler, and by the time he was 7 years old, his attacks were so bad that he was regularly missing school and being taken to the emergency room. “We literally kept an overnight hospital bag in […]

Alumna and Deerfield Fellow Natalie Cozart introduces the unparalleled opportunities and knowledge a history degree provides

Originally published in Source by Peyton Dailey   Holding an authentic letter written by the infamous Alexander Hamilton, standing in the hallowed halls of George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate, and sleeping under the roof of a traditional federal-style house; this is the way to experience history hands-on, literally walking in the footsteps of our predecessors. […]

Best of the best: CSU announces 2019 Distinguished Alumni

By Tony Phifer, originally published on Source Colorado State University will honor some of its most impactful alumni – and its 150th birthday – at the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards. The annual celebration is set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Lory Student Center. The event, which honors thought leaders, history makers, and game […]