SoGES research addresses ‘saving bees,’ human migration and missing costs of climate change

June 5, 2024
In the top photo of the collage, a solitary Blue Orchard Bee is poking her head out of her 'insect hotel.' In the middle photo, climate change is just one cause of human migration. In the bottom photo, the burn scar after the Cameron Peak fire shows one type of cost from climate change. All three topics are being studied by SoGES research teams who were awarded two-year funding to study problems of global proportions.

Redirecting misplaced enthusiasm to “save the honeybees,” understanding migration during humanitarian crises such as in Gaza, and accounting for the missing costs of climate change are the topics which won funding from CSU’s School of Global Environmental Sustainability. 

Celebrating our Spring 2024 Outstanding Grads

May 8, 2024
Outstanding Grads - Spring 2024

Join us in celebrating our esteemed College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Grads for Spring 2024 Commencement.

Interactive map: Ram Stories highlights how pandemic shaped lives of CSU students

April 29, 2024
Ram Stories Story Map

A team of CSU historians sought to capture the student experience during the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the Ram Stories project. This oral history project is now available as an interactive map.

Assistant Vice Provost Andrea Duffy named American Council on Education Fellow

March 8, 2024
Andrea Duffy

She is one of only 26 Fellows selected nationally, following her nomination by President Amy Parsons and a thorough application process.

CSU College of Liberal Arts Dean Ben Withers leaves large impact

February 9, 2024
Ben Withers

After eight years at CSU, the College of Liberal Arts dean heads to Iowa State University as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

From ground to grind: Local coffee roasters share rich history with CSU

February 6, 2024
Ricardo Lima roasting beans

Thirty-two years ago, CSU alumni Paulo and Peggy Neves and their two teenage sons moved to the United States from Bahia, Brazil, and started roasting coffee beans in a small backyard shed at their home in Fort Collins.

What really started the American Civil War?

May 30, 2023
painting of Civil War battle

The U.S. citizenship test – which immigrants must pass before becoming citizens of the United States – has this question: “Name one problem that led to the Civil War.”

How to be a Plural Major, from a Recently Graduated Quadruple Major

May 25, 2023

When Vincent Michel started out as a history major in 2018, he didn’t expect to be walking across the stage at commencement with four different majors behind him as he did a few weeks ago in Moby Arena.  “I’d like to say there was a masterplan for adding all these [majors], but really it all […]

Outstanding Grad: Kristy Ornelas

May 8, 2023
Kristy Ornelas

Kristy Ornelas is recognized as an outstanding graduate for her commitment to amplifying DEISJ values in her scholarship and applied work.

Outstanding Grad: Lauren Hennessey

May 8, 2023
Lauren Hennessey

Lauren Hennessey is recognized as an outstanding graduate for her instrumental role in the Ram Stories Symposium.