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Ram Legacy: Patty and Peggy Contreras

Scholarships helped Patty and Peggy Contreras go to college – now they want to level the playing field for other students by giving back.

CSU study finds disparities in natural gas leak prevalence in U.S. urban areas

Over a several-year period, natural gas pipeline leaks were more prevalent in neighborhoods with low-income or majority non-white populations than those with high income or predominately white populations.

Top 3 sweep: Computer science students propel winning teams at Bio-Cybersecurity Student Challenge

Computer science students are creative, flexible and bring an arsenal of problem-solving skills to interdisciplinary competition.

Biology doctoral candidate leads organization of specimen collection.

Jennifer Brady, a Ph.D. candidate and graduate teaching assistant in the Department of Biology, and a group of undergraduate students are working to digitize and update the department’s collection of taxidermized and articulated specimens.