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.

Outstanding Grad: Kailey Pickering

May 8, 2023
Kailey Pickering

Kailey Pickering is recognized as an outstanding graduate for her role of as editor in chief of College Avenue Magazine.

Four CSU staff members named ‘Everyday Heroes’ for 2022-23

April 20, 2023
CPC Logo Square

The Classified Personnel Council recently announced that four employees at Colorado State University have been named “Everyday Heroes” for their exemplary performance.

CSU names academic deans for next six voyages of Semester at Sea

April 12, 2023
Students, faculty and staff on the fall 2022 Semester at Sea voyage

The Office of the Provost at Colorado State University, in collaboration with the executive leadership of Semester at Sea, has named the academic deans for the Fall 2023 through Spring 2026 voyages.

The Mountains Are Calling, and Everyone Wants to Go

April 5, 2023
Ski Historian Michael Childers

A Brief History of Colorado’s Ski Expansion with Colorado Tourism and Ski Historian Michael Childers Listen to Ski Historian Michael Childers on the Audit below: The route along Interstate 70 (I-70) from Denver to Vail Ski Resort stretches a little more than 100 miles. Along that route, you’ll pass under the Eisenhower Tunnel, through Copper […]

The Audit Podcast: For this CSU professor, America’s connection to witches is less ‘Hocus Pocus,’ more historical

October 25, 2022
Witches apprehended 1613 – demonstration of ‘ducking’

CSU Professor and early North American history expert Ann Little spoke with The Audit about America’s history of witch trials and how society may not have come as far since that era as people think.

Archiving 150 Years of Agriculture in the Centennial State

October 20, 2022
Tobin Gold conducting primary research for his CSU Extension project

Two history majors get archival research experience during their summer CSU Extension internships: Tobin Gold documents the agricultural history of the Sterling Irrigation Company and Aubree Vecellio helps with geolocation and visualizing historic images of the Colorado River Compact.