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In a 2021 monthly series, we share stories that reflect our curiosity, ability to adapt, engagement with the community, and research and creative expertise. This month, we are focusing on community and social justice.


Collaboration leads to new online student seating chart system

Thanks to a collaborative effort by several units on campus, Colorado State University has launched a new online system for faculty to submit seating charts for their spring classes, streamlining and accelerating the contact tracing process used when a person tests positive for COVID-19.

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Dwight Rhoden residency comes at the right time for CSU dancers

While so many performing arts opportunities have been halted due to the global pandemic, the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Colorado State University is thrilled to offer dance majors a virtual residency with Dwight Rhoden, co-founder and co-artistic director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet, located in New York City, New York.

Liberating our minds and moving our bodies: Neurodecolonization and Indigenous pathways to healing traumas of colonialism

On Wednesday, March 10 at 6 p.m., University of Manitoba dean and professor of Social Work Dr. Michael Yellow Bird will be the featured speaker of the biennial Brad Sheafor Lecture Series in Social Work. In the online presentation, Yellow Bird will explore mindfulness as a global tool of decolonization in “Neurodecolonization and the Medicine Wheel: An Indigenous Approach to Healing the Traumas of Colonialism.”

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Lenses of the Liberal Arts: Health

The focus of our majors in liberal arts - culture, politics, communications, economics, and the like - intertwine with health challenges worldwide that range from pandemics to affordable housing, air quality to spiritual health. Learn more about how the liberal arts approach the topic of health in the Winter 2020/Spring 2021 issue of the College of Liberal Arts Magazine.

Lenses of the Liberal Arts: Space and Place

In the Winter 2019/Spring 2020 issue of the Liberal Arts Magazine, we apply the lenses of the liberal arts to place and space. Colorado State University and the Clark Building are both spaces located in Fort Collins, along the Front Range, in the Mountain West. But they are also places -- made meaningful by the people attached to them and the memories created within, through, and because of them.

Lenses of the Liberal Arts: Technology

In the Spring 2019 issue of the Liberal Arts Magazine, we approach the topic of technology through our disciplines. The specific skills and tools unique to the liberal arts can provide understanding and a way to navigate the ways technology does (or doesn't) advance the human experience.

Lenses of the Liberal Arts: Water

In the Winter 2018 issue of the Liberal Arts Magazine, we apply the lenses of the liberal arts to water. How we understand water and our relationship to it provides us insight into politics, economics, art, ourselves, and life itself.

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