CSU In The News Archive

Vet takes knife to prolific pachyderms

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A big job? No one knows it better than Colorado State University veterinarian Dean Hendrickson, who has been working with South African authorities to perfect the world’s first “snip in time” for male elephants, a form of pachyderm population control …

Accessible homes ready for anything

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Making an air-tight home is one way to increase efficiency, but Brian Dunbar, a professor of construction management and the director of The Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University, said efficiency can be as easy as taking …

Fire in the (Earth’s) belly

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In “Rising Fire: Volcanoes and Our Inner Lives,” Colorado State University creative writing teacher John Calderazzo tells of a farmer who tilled his field in 1944 as lava bubbled up beneath him.

Wired for excitement

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The teenager is not crazy or the loser of a dare. Calvin Burdick is one of the roughly 8,000 people who this year will participate in the Challenge Course programs offered at Colorado State University.

For fireflies, it’s a lightning year

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While tons of fireflies live in Colorado, the few species that light up are uncommon, said Whitney Cranshaw, an entomologist at Colorado State University, although he recently spotted some pinpoint lights in an onion field north of Fort Collins.