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1 year 1 month ago

CSU gas emissions study won't ID polluters

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado State University study of natural gas emissions is being funded by gas pipeline companies under an agreement that will keep their emissions information secret. The Fort Collins Coloradoan (http://noconow.co/12d6c6K ) reported Monday that six companies and an industry group are paying $150,000 each...

2 years 2 days ago

Obama still a draw on college campuses

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The crowds may be smaller and the candidate grayer, but college towns are still proving to be President Barack Obama's best chance to draw an enthusiastic audience. More than 25,000 people showed up during his three-state college town tour this week, including 7,500 at a rally...

2 years 4 months ago

CSU board OKs 9 percent in-state tuition increase

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado State University's governing board has approved a 9 percent increase for in-state undergraduate tuition. The Coloradoan reports that under a budget that the board approved Wednesday, in-state undergraduates will pay $6,875 in tuition for the next academic year. Non-residents will pay $22,667. The budget...

2 years 9 months ago

CSU student's death tied to suspected heroin

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - An 18-year-old freshman at Colorado State University found unresponsive in his dorm room has died. The (Fort Collins) Coloradoan reports hat 18-year-old Sean William McGowan of Springs, Texas, was found unresponsive in his Summit Hall room Monday morning. He was taken to Poudre Valley...

3 years 4 days ago

Fort Collins 'megaparty' overwhelms police

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Four people were arrested and at least 10 people taken away by ambulance after what police are calling a "megaparty" near Colorado State University. Between 2,000 and 4,000 people were believed to be at Saturday's back-to-school party at an off-campus apartment complex. The Coloradoan...

3 years 7 months ago

Governor Ritter goes to work at CSU

DENVER (AP) - Gov. Bill Ritter will take a job at a new center at Colorado State University focusing on new energy after leaving office. Ritter announced Wednesday that he'll become director of the Center for the New Energy Economy, focusing on an issue that he championed during his...

3 years 8 months ago

Delay in CSU vision to be carbon-neutral by 2020

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado State University administrators say it will take longer than initially expected for the school to be carbon neutral. Former CSU President Larry Penley had proposed the university become carbon-neutral by 2020. But current Fort Collins campus President Tony Frank says the university can't...

3 years 11 months ago

Nursing grant comes to CSU-Pueblo

The Nursing Department at Colorado State University-Pueblo's has received a grant of nearly $400,000 to provide the latest simulation technology used to train nurses. The funds were granted by the Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration. More than half of the grant will be...

3 years 11 months ago

Suspect arrested in shooting on CSU campus

Police have arrested a man suspected of shooting and wounding another man in a parking lot at Colorado State University's Fort Collins campus. CSU Police say Shameek Jamal Bernard Lewis, 20, of Aurora was arrested at a Fort Collins motel early Friday on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder and...

3 years 11 months ago

CSU-Pueblo ranks lowest in cost of some online degrees

Colorado State University-Pueblo ranked first among the Best Buys in Online College Degrees for its bachelor's in social science and sociology, according to GetEducated.com . Colorado State University-Pueblo ranked number one based on a survey of 37 regionally accredited universities that offer distance bachelor degrees. Applicants would pay about...

3 years 11 months ago

Record freshman class at CSU

A record-size freshman class has boosted Colorado State University's enrollment to the all-time high of 26,348. The enrollment is up 3.7 percent from last year. The number of freshman this fall is 4,472, which breaks the previous record of 4,404 in 2008. The incoming freshman class is 4.3 percent...

3 years 11 months ago

Man shot on CSU campus in Fort Collins

Authorities are investigating a shooting at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. CSU says a man was shot in the arm early Wednesday morning after being approached by a teen or young man for drugs. The victim isn't a student. He drove to Broomfield after the shooting and reported...

4 years 2 days ago

Hickenlooper announces education policy for Colorado

Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper is getting ready to unveil his education policy for Colorado. He'll be joined by his running mate, Colorado State University-Pueblo president Joe Garcia, at Monday's announcement at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton. Two years ago as mayor Hickenlooper started a preschool stipend program...

4 years 1 month ago

CSU-Pueblo receives $125,000 state grant

Colorado State University-Pueblo has won a competitive grant to investigate ways for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to use alternative energy to sustain and maintain the state's rest areas and right-of-way corridors. The College of Science and Mathematics and College of Education, Engineering, and Professional Studies will work...

4 years 1 month ago

Gov. Ritter at CSU-Pueblo today

Gov. Bill Ritter will attend a ceremonial signing of articulation agreements between Colorado State University-Pueblo and 15 community colleges. The agreements allow for the smooth transfer of credits from the community colleges to the university. All 28 CSU-Pueblo majors are included in the agreements. According to CSU-Pueblo spokesperson Cora...

4 years 1 month ago

Colorado State sees hike in private donations

Colorado State University's private donations rose 6.6 percent to $58 million the past year, bucking the national trend of declining donations to U.S. public research universities. Colorado State officials say the number of donors increased 17 percent. The university is in the final two years of its first comprehensive...

4 years 2 months ago

CSU tuition break in the works for next year

Colorado State University is offering tuition breaks to students from the middle class. System chancellor Joe Blake says Colorado undergraduate students whose families earn up to $57,000 a year will get half off their tuition beginning next year. Blake says those students will save about $2,600 a year,...

4 years 3 months ago

Colorado State University unveils new biosciences center

A new $53 million research center at Colorado State University is designed to bring together scientists and businesses for research into diseases and developing treatments. The 72,000-square-foot Research Innovation Center on the Fort Collins campus includes office space for businesses and bioscience laboratories. University officials said Tuesday the goal...

4 years 3 months ago

CSU student dies from alcohol, drug overdose

Authorities say the son of Boulder's first prosecutor to work on the JonBenet Ramsey case has died of an alcohol and drug overdose at a Fort Collins college party. The Larimer County Coroner's office says 20-year-old John Hunter Hauck's roommates found his body at their off-campus home Monday afternoon....

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