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 […]

Cultural anthropology professor co-authors FEMA emergency management report

Kate Browne, cultural anthropologist, has co-authored a new FEMA report intended for the emergency management higher education community titled “Building Cultures of Preparedness.” The 38-page report directly aligns with FEMA’s 2018 strategic plan – which will guide the federal agency through 2022. The report was published last month and shared with educators across the country, […]

50 summers of CSU archaeology field schools: discovering the past by training students for the future

It all started in the summer of 1969, when Jim Judge brought a team of CSU students to excavate the Roberts Ranch Buffalo Jump. From then on, the Archaeology Field School became an annual summer course teaching students about archaeological survey and excavation at sites across the western Great Plains.