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News

CSU grassland ecologist a collaborator on $10 million agrivoltaics study

Alan Knapp will oversee the establishment of experimental solar arrays in Colorado agroecosystems.

CSU researchers think it’s time for a government agency focused solely on climate research, innovation

The researchers propose a new agency, ARPA-C, that would place issues of culture and equity alongside science and technology.

A passion for primates: CSU student studying orangutans at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Ryann Gregory, a master’s student in the Department of Biology, is studying methods to increase foraging behavior with orangutans at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo for her capstone this summer.

Outstanding Grad: Brissa Chavez Mendoza, College of Natural Sciences

Before coming to Colorado State University, Brissa Chavez Mendoza knew she wanted to pursue a career in health care but wasn’t sure what exact direction she’d take.