A husband and wife who teach dance at Colorado State University teamed up with another faculty member and a university videographer to tell the story of having their first baby — all through their own choreography.
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In an increasingly connected global society, fluency in a second language is an important skill in both the job market and for the cognitive benefits reaped by the language learner. Through technology and increased access to authentic language materials such as manuscripts, music, film, and video, students have greater opportunities to access many learning styles and engage with a language and culture more creatively and deeply.
Camille Dungy, a professor in CSU’s Department of English, has won another major honor: a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Faculty who need to conduct focus groups, design a survey for a research project, or carry out other types of social science research now have a place on campus to turn for help.
CSU’s Department of Economics is enjoying an upward trajectory, and that rise is reflected in its new chair, Elissa Braunstein.
In the CSU pottery and ceramics program, students learn how to make all of their own clay and glazes from scratch to develop a particular color palette for their pieces, employing the periodic table of elements and an unexpected dose of science for an art class.
Renowned CSU economist Edward Barbier has a few ideas about the world’s increasingly serious water crisis. He says we have mismanaged our freshwater supplies by not charging enough for the natural resource and by sticking to an antiquated system of determining water rights. By looking at governance, policy reform, and new technologies we could protect our freshwater ecosystems and secure sufficient water for our world’s growing population.
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.