Little is known about the long-term health effects of inhaling wildfire smoke.
University Distinguished Professor Diana Wall and her research team are currently in Antarctica for another season studying the soil and the organisms that live in it in the McMurdo Valley.
RFPs now open to researchers across campus to improve understanding of grand challenges in global sustainability.
A two-part panel series on Nov. 6 and 13 will examine the experience of female scientists, especially those working in environmental science, at Colorado State University. The "Exploring the Influence of Gender in Science and the Environment" panels will be held at Avogadro's Number, 605 S Mason St., Fort Collins. The first in the series, Nov. 6, 5-6:30 p.m., is “Gender in professional arenas: Striking a balance for success in scientific careers.” Panelists Gillian Bowser, a researcher in the Natural Resources Ecology Lab at CSU; Paula Cushing of the Bioagriculatural Sciences and Pest Management Department; Emily Fischer, assistant professor of atmospheric science; and Sara Rathburn, associate professor of geosciences will discuss their experiences as women in scientific fields. The panel will be moderated by Ellen Wohl, CSU professor of geosciences. On Nov. 13, 6-7 p.m., the topic will be “Gender in global water issues: The nexus of women, water, and environmental governance.” Panelists Ruth Alexander, CSU professor of history; Suzanne Kent, instructor of anthropology; Michele Koons from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science; and Ellen Wohl, professor of geosciences, will share their insight on women in global environmental issues. This panel will be moderated by Kate Wilkins, doctoral candidate in ecology. The panel series, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by CSU’s School of Global Environmental Sustainability (SoGES), the Center for Women's Studies & Gender Research (CWSGR), the Ripple Effect, CSU’s Women's Initiative, and the Global Women Scholars Network. The newly established Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Northern Colorado Chapter and Gillian Bowser helped the sponsors put together these remarkable panels. More details.
University Distinguished Professor Diana Wall was one of five featured speakers at the induction of this year's new American Academy of Arts and Sciences members.
In a time of great uncertainty surrounding clean, available freshwater resources for a growing population and a fragile ecosystem, how do we achieve a sustainable path forward?
CSU and CU researchers found soil microbes that thrive from deserts to rainforests living beneath New York City.
Interdisciplinary discussions will feature experts from CSU and the public and private sectors, joining faculty in an exchange of ideas on the linkage between society, economics and the environment in global environmental sustainability.