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.
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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.
One might not expect faculty from the English and art departments to team-teach a course on energy, but that’s exactly what’s been happening this semester in a new College of Liberal Arts seminar at Colorado State University.
The Center for Public Deliberation has received a national “Civvy” award for being an example of collaborative work that elevates democracy and civic engagement.
When Colorado State University senior journalism major Shawn Wahlmeier walked into base camp at Denver Startup Week last Wednesday morning, he had no idea what the day would hold.
About 1,500 high school journalism students and their advisers from around Colorado will descend on the CSU campus Thursday, Sept. 27, for the annual J-Day.
Each week, Pulitzer Prize-winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove selects a single poem to feature in the Sunday issue of the New York Times Magazine. For the Aug. 12 edition, the magazine’s poetry editor chose “Still Life” by Colorado State University English Professor Camille Dungy.
A Colorado State University faculty member argues in a new book that the term “food justice” should be viewed much more broadly, and he outlines several examples of how food is used as a key element in social justice efforts.