CSU In The News Archive

Active storm season causes jitters in energy market

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Hurricane forecaster William Gray and the Colorado State University hurricane research project predicted 2005 will be a well above-average hurricane season. In his late May 2005 Atlantic basin update, Gray said the season is expected to have about 15 named …

CSU research center gives schools a boost

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Like a train barreling down the track, Poudre School District and Colorado State University’s Research, Development and Planning Center for the Advancement of Student Learning is gaining speed in helping teachers and schools improve what they do in the classroom.

Two teams compete for NSF underground lab

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The Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory will be based at either the Henderson mine in Empire, Colorado, or a site in South Dakota. Both candidates now go forward to produce detailed plans for the new facility.

CSU Shakes up Quake Research

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Civil engineering assistant professor John van de Lindt at Colorado State University simulated the effects of a major earthquake on a 160-square-foot, one-story building built on a “shake table” in the laboratory at CSU’s Engineering Research Center. The simulation assessed …

Industrial Hygienists Make Workplaces Safer

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”Workplaces with the leadership of an industrial hygienist have fewer injuries, are usually rated as better places to work and have more satisfied, more productive employees who are less likely to change jobs,” said Roy M. Buchan, president of the …

Henderson Mine a Finalist for $300 Million Laboratory

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“Henderson was completely unknown two years ago. For it to come from complete obscurity to become one of two finalists is fairly stunning,” said Colorado State University physicist Robert Wilson. “We’re the underdog, but we’re accelerating and I don’t see …

City Response Needed on Economic Front

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Key will be identifying existing strengths and capitalizing on them, such as health care, Colorado State University’s biotechnology research and development and perhaps a role in developing alternative energies.

Colorado a Finalist for Underground Lab

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The Colorado site is the Henderson Mine in Empire. The mine was established in the 1970s and modernized in 1999. The mine’s owner, Climax Molybdenum Co., is an enthusiastic supporter of the laboratory project, also known as the Deep Underground …