Researching Droughts, Deluges, and Carbon Cycles in Grasslands

December 19, 2022

Melinda Smith, a professor in the Department of Biology and the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, was recently featured in an article published on Elements, a site dedicated to the research and projects of the College of Natural Sciences along with each department at CSU. The article focuses on the important research Smith’s team is [Read More...]

Joe von Fischer in the News: Environmental Defense Fund and Google Earth project on mapping methane!

July 12, 2022

Our own Joe von Fischer has found fame in finding methane!  A broader description of the project is published online at CSU Today: The EDF put together a really nice web page describing the project: The story was picked up broadly and already appeared in the Washington Post, Bloomberg, and Scientific American.  Some [Read More...]

Herbarium Collections Manager, Jennifer Ackerfield, featured on Alien Plantation Blog

January 28, 2022

Jennifer Ackerfield, Herbarium Collections Manager in the Biology Department, was recently featured as a guest blogger on Alien Plantation. Ackerfield wrote about the importance of herbaria in the 21st century and beyond in a blog titled “Botany is not dead, but this plant is”. Read her guest blog here:     [Read More...]

Harold Harrington’s Legacy as Curator of the Colorado State University Herbarium

January 28, 2022

by Jennifer Ackerfield Harold David (H.D.) Harrington developed his deep love of and respect for plants during his childhood on a farm. He was born in De Motte, Indiana, on Mar. 14, 1903, living there until 1909 when the the family moved to Mitchell, South Dakota.  They moved yet again in 1911 to Graettinger, Iowa, [Read More...]

Job Opportunity: Research Proposal Coordinator

September 13, 2019

The Department of Biology at Colorado State University, located in Fort Collins, CO, seeks to hire a full-time Research Proposal Coordinator to research and support the preparation of complex scientific research proposals to a wide variety of federal, state, industry, foundation, and other sponsors. Key responsibilities include proposal development, investigating the availability of funding programs, [Read More...]

SoGES Director Diana Wall receives top honor from Ecological Society of America

March 2, 2017

Colorado State University Distinguished Professor Diana Wall was recognized March 1 by the Ecological Society of America, which announced that she will receive its highest honor, the 2017 Eminent Ecologist Award, at the society’s annual meeting in August. The award honors a senior ecologist for an outstanding body of ecological work or sustained ecological contributions [Read More...]