A look back at the year gone by through SOURCE stories.
As part of their national accreditation, the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art prepared an emergency response plan, identifying which pieces they would ‘rescue’, in case there is a flood or other natural disaster affecting the collection. “As a land-grant institution, our collection is part of the public trust and we hold it and care for it for everyone. We have to protect the collections from all forms of water for ten more years and beyond.”
A mutual friend, a beer, and a river — all in Spain, 5,000 miles from Colorado — have brought together two CSU faculty members from very different fields, as well as a couple of their students. Jonathan Carlyon, who teaches Spanish language, literature, and culture, and Steve Fassnacht, who teaches watershed science, have come together to provide a comprehensive look at the history and environment of the Camino de Santiago in Spain.
When a disaster threatens, how do people decide whether to stay or to evacuate? To rebuild or relocate? How to restore their lives? Prof. Kate Browne’s work with survivors of Hurricane Harvey explores the decisions people make using a novel “assemblage” technique.
Eleanor Moseman, associate professor of art history, studies the role women artists play as cultural producers. Her experience teaching on Semester at Sea brought a global comparative element to her courses Intro to Visual Art and Women in Art History, encouraging students to compare art in Spain, Japan, and Ghana.
Rising sports photographer and Colorado State University alumna Abbie Parr (’17, communication studies) hit the equivalent of a home run in photography by earning a spot in TIME’s “Top 100 Photos of 2018.”
At last spring’s Celebrate! Colorado State awards ceremony, two unique CSU community-based programs were honored with the inaugural Community Engagement Scholarship Awards. There’s no doubt that both of this year’s groundbreaking recipients have had a profound impact on the community, but their life-changing influence goes much deeper than that.
Over the past three decades, theatre alumna Dana Hughes’ career has included actress in New York City, broadcast journalist for ABC, and now, senior communications officer for the UN Refugee Agency in Africa.