CSU In The News Archive

Positive News Bolsters City’s Economic Effort

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Also released Tuesday, the Princeton Review cited Colorado State University in its list of “Best Value Colleges” for 2006, which focuses on undergraduate education. The list is based on academic ratings, financial aid availability and costs of tuition and fees …

Leaves Gathered on Gardens

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Cranshaw, a professor at Colorado State University, has compiled photographs and descriptions of thousands of common and not-so-common garden insects. The primary aim of the book is identification; color photographs of each life stage are provided across from detailed descriptions …

Badertscher: Planting with Respect for the Earth

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Many children no longer have the opportunity to have a home garden. Earth Gardens — a collaborative program created by a consortium of educational groups headed by the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development Program and the Colorado …

New Hurricane-Forecast Tool Debuts (And Just in Time)

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William Gray, a pioneer in long-range hurricane forecasting who is based at Colorado State University, thinks seven hurricanes will form in the Atlantic Basin this year. (The region includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico.) The professor of atmospheric …

Birthplace of Ideas

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The state can point to plenty of examples. A trio of Colorado State University professors, for instance, developed new technology to track cattle by scanning the animals’ retinas. A startup outfit, Optibrand, was born at CSU in Fort Collins several …

Healthy Lifestyle is in Our Genes

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Loren Cordain, a professor of health and exercise science at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, has become a standard-bearer for the Paleo lifestyle. Despite dairy and grain industries that quote studies touting the benefits of their products, which continue …

Raising the River by Razing the Trees

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“People have talked about it literally for over 100 years, and the reality is it becomes very hard to implement,” said Lee H. MacDonald, a Colorado State University natural resources professor who co-wrote an extensive 2003 review of experiments to …