The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The koloa bird is endangered due to inbreeding. (Photo courtesy of Christopher Malachowski / Oregon State University)

Caitlin Wells, research scientist, in the koloa’s corner

Joey Wagner December 10, 2019

A Colorado State University research scientist does one better than just braking for birds in the road. She has her sights set on saving an entire species: the endangered koloa.  Caitlin Wells, research...

During the Colorado State vs. Air Force game, junior Maggie Gilman sorts compost from recycling material in one of the bins at the football stadium on behalf of the zero waste team. (Brandon Mendoza | Collegian)

What makes CSU environmentally friendly

Matthew Bailey August 13, 2019

With Colorado State University’s position at the convergence of the third-longest mountain chain in the world and one of the world’s largest prairies, it’s no wonder that a plethora of sustainability...

View of the Warner renovation from the computer science building. (Field Peterson | Collegian)

Construction underway for new Warner College building

Ty Betts September 25, 2017

The Warner College of Natural Resources building is currently under construction to gain a new addition that is scheduled to open Fall 2018.   The new addition will be named after Michael Smith...

Dr David Koons, the new endowed chair, has been hired to teach and research waterfowl and wetland conservation, which includes animals like ducks (Julia Trowbridge | Collegian)

New endowed chair researches ducks, other waterfowl birds

Julia Trowbridge September 12, 2017

Colorado State University will conduct premier research on ducks and other waterfowl birds.  The Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Department at Colorado State University received a new position...

Warner College celebrates homecoming with groundbreaking of Michael Smith Natural Resources Building

Warner College celebrates homecoming with groundbreaking of Michael Smith Natural Resources Building

Nicole Towne October 9, 2016

Just hours after the board of governors meeting, minutes before the homecoming parade and following the homecoming bonfire, ground was symbolically broken for the new Michael Smith Natural Resources Building...

CSU Alumni Ed Warner spoke on radical conservation and his work with Rhinos Thursday at Avogadros Number. Photo by Ryan Arb

‘Radical conservationist’ Ed Warner talks rhinos, outside-of-the-box conservation

Julia Rentsch April 4, 2016

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyM7tsWFi08&feature=youtu.be While Ed Warner, namesake of Colorado State's Warner College of Natural Resources and 1968 CSU alumnus, spoke at Avogadro's Number Thursday...

(Photo courtesy Wikipedia.)

CSU professor working to conserve sage grouse population

Savannah Hoag March 9, 2016

Sage grouse conservation is thriving in part due to Associate Professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, Michael Falkowski. The Sage Grouse Initiative, launched in 2010 by...

(Graphic by: Mariah Wenzel)

By the numbers: Warner College of Natural Resources

Veronica Baas December 9, 2015

Getting good grades on tests or making it to class every day for attendance points are just means to an end, the end being graduation and, hopefully, a successful career. Students in the Warner College...

Sophomore Ecology major, Mitch Ralson, studies in the peaceful atmosphere of the Warner College of Natural Resources building over the weekend. (Photo Illustration?)

Warner College of Natural Resources introduces new human dimensions major

Veronica Baas October 14, 2015

Due to change in the problems conservationists face today, the Warner College of Natural Resources will offer a new major to its students this spring.The human dimensions of natural resources major was...

Claire Tortorelli flys off of a snow jump her and friends made while backcountry skiing near Cameron Pass. As the days count down to break, CSU students are filled with snow-filled dreams of hut trips, ski passes, and relaxing nights with hot coco and friends.

Ski area management certificate now available through CSU

Kendall Krautsack April 28, 2015

Graduate students interested in managing ski resorts can learn the skills of the business through Colorado State University's new online course. The course is a 12-credit program broken down into six...

New greenhouse gas management and accounting major coming fall 2015

New greenhouse gas management and accounting major coming fall 2015

Laren Cyphers November 19, 2014

The new, one-of-a-kind Master of Greenhouse Gas Management and Accounting program will be a first for Colorado State University, as well as the rest of the nation’s higher education sphere. The interdisciplinary...

CSU student board approves $5.75 per credit hour increase

CSU student board approves $5.75 per credit hour increase

April 30, 2014

At Tuesday night’s Student Fee Review Board meeting, a fee increase of $5.75 per credit hour was approved and the 2014-2015 school year fees package was finalized. The set student fee for this fall...

Load More Stories