Celebrating Excellence in Teaching: Economics Professor Honors Talented Faculty through New Gift

Economics professor, Robert Keller, certainly believed this after working with stellar colleagues for more than 45 years at Colorado State University before retiring from Colorado State University in May 2018. He dedicated his CSU career to excellence in teaching, in and out of the classroom, elevating educational programming across the campus and inspiring curiosity in his students.

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Slow, Still, Defiant: A poet meditates on water

In his latest book of poetry, Walks Along the Ditch, Bill Tremblay (CSU Professor of English, 1973 to 2006) introduces us to the flow that has long provided a cadence to his life: poetry, water, t’ai chi. The poems walk us along the ditch with the poet: the water, the familiar Mountain West geography, the “smell of money” from Greeley, the morning song of meadowlarks.

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The Demand for Water: Policy reform and new technologies offer solutions

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.

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