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Chief scientist at NASAs Johnson Space Center talks solar radiation, water and planetary protection on Mars

Chief scientist at NASA’s Johnson Space Center talks solar radiation, water and planetary protection on Mars

Eleonora Yurkevich April 27, 2016

Doug Ming is a graduate of from the soil and crop sciences program at Colorado State University. Today, he is the chief scientist for the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Division at NASA's...

Elmurad Kasym, a specialist on issues of global security and the Islamic World made a talk at CSU focusing on the misrepresentations of Islam by the Western media and how that contributes to misconceptions by people with little knowledge of the religion. (Photo by Caio Pereira)

Nothing Muslim about the Islamic State, according to Islamic affairs specialist Elmurad Kasym

April 14, 2016

Elmurad Kasym, University of Denver graduate and security and Islamic affairs specialist, spoke to full auditorium about misconceptions in the media about the Islamic faith in an event titled, "The Media...

In the above image, two test animals were subject to GFP tests, giving them a slight green glow. (Photo Courtesy Wikimedia)

2008 Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie speaks about discovery of glowing green protein GFP

Eleonora Yurkevich April 12, 2016

In the above image, the two test animals were subjects in GFP tests, giving them a slight green glow. (Photo Courtesy Wikimedia)Contributors to groundbreaking discoveries come and go, leaving their legacies...

Former CO governor discusses alternative energy, climate change at book signing

Eleonora Yurkevich April 7, 2016

Each political side in the U.S. has their own ideas on how to fight climate change, but former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter claims that one side alone cannot provide a solution.Ritter held a book signing...

TEDx talk Ideas Worth Spreading will sweep though CSU

TEDx talk ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ will sweep though CSU

Eleonora Yurkevich March 3, 2016

In the spirit of the TEDx talks' slogan, "Ideas Worth Spreading," TEDxCSU, an independently-organized TED event, will be held March 5 at Colorado State University between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the Lory...

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Former prime minister of Norway will talk sustainability, health and climate change at CSU

Eleonora Yurkevich February 29, 2016

Former director-general of the World Health Organization, medical doctor and former prime minister of Norway, Gro Harlem Brundtland, will speak in the Grand Ballroom of the Lory Student Center March 2...

Melissa Harris-Perry talks race, politics, feminism at CSU

Melissa Harris-Perry talks race, politics, feminism at CSU

Eleonora Yurkevich February 22, 2016

From "black bodies" to the uterus to Jeb Bush — professor, author and television host Melissa Harris-Perry touched on all these subjects as she spoke to a room full of students and community members...

Soil, a powerful resource, is being used in sustainable ways to produce more food with less impact on the environment.

CSU looks into soil for higher food production and cleaner air

Eleonora Yurkevich February 19, 2016

To get a clearer picture of global issues, like global warming and food supply, researchers are zooming in to microbes.Researchers at the Colorado State University’s Innovation Center for Sustainable...

Deep snow returns to the mountains, stay avalanche aware! Photo taken at Winter Park Resort.(Photo credit: Michael Berg)

CSU’s Campus Recreation brings avalanche awareness to rec center

Eleonora Yurkevich February 16, 2016

The winter ski season is not over in Colorado, and neither is the avalanche season.Since the beginning of this year, four people across the state have died in avalanches, according to the Colorado Avalanche...

People gather at Old Town Square in Fort Collins to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. (Photo credit: Eleonora Yurkevich.)

Fort Collins community celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Eleonora Yurkevich January 19, 2016 Video by Eleonora Yurkevich. Speakers in the video: Pastor David Wallace, CSU President Tony Frank, Fort Collins Mayor Wade Troxell.Fort Collins community...

CSU will honor veterans with Military Appreciation Day. (Photo courtesy of CSU Athletics)

Veterans at CSU discuss experiences, resources

Eleonora Yurkevich November 11, 2015

Veterans Day is a day to honor all those who have served and those who continue to serve, but at Colorado State University, resources are available to those individuals year-round.CSU ranked 13th nationally...

Owner of Magnolia Moon, Cameron Moon, is a graduate of CSU. (Photo credits: Eleonora Yurkevich)

CSU’s blossoming entrepreneur, owner of Magnolia Moon, makes a name for herself in Old Town

Eleonora Yurkevich October 24, 2015

Nested in the historic Northern Hotel building is a blooming Magnolia.No, this is not a flower, but a locally owned and operated fashion boutique called Magnolia Moon. Its owner, Cameron Moon, is a CSU...

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