This year, the NSF received nearly 17,000 applicants and gave 2,000 awards.
Maritza Arizaga, a first-generation senior ecosystem science and sustainability major, is CSU’s 2015-2016 Student Employee of the Year.
Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity (CURC), an annual, juried showcase of outstanding student research, is April 18, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Lory Student Center ballroom. All are welcome. The event includes a research poster session, documentary films, an art exhibition, oral presentations and a writing contest. Students will compete for prizes sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research. Documentary films will be shown in LSC 308. One is called "Redefining Normal," and focuses on individuals with disabilities. Another is "Climb," and is about climbers as athletes. Oral presenters will touch on topics ranging from electorates to influenza to snowmelt patterns. Others presentations will detail research and community outreach efforts. An awards ceremony April 25 from 5-7 p.m. in the Lory Student Center ballroom will cap this year's CURC. The ceremony's keynote speech, April 25 at 5 p.m., will be delivered by Doug Ming, chief scientist for the astromaterials research and exploration science division at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. Ming will also speak April 26 at 7 p.m. on "Curiosity on Mars: Trailblazing the Path for Humans," in Plant Sciences C101.
A new study from Colorado State University researchers found that improving habitats for game animals has mixed consequences for other animals in the same setting.
Love Your State Day of Giving: A chance for all Rams to support their favorite CSU program or initiative.
CSU's Rebecca Gruby is leading a research project to better understand the human dimensions of large marine protected areas.
CSU researchers are studying earthquakes in Oklahoma, which has become a hotbed of earthquake activity.
New CSU-led research uncovers a hidden danger to the future viability of some island fox populations.