Written by
Beth Etter

Connected by Water: Semester at Sea illuminates our cross-cultural connections

Eleanor Moseman, associate professor of art history, studies the role women artists play as cultural producers. Her experience teaching on Semester at Sea brought a global comparative element to her courses Intro to Visual Art and Women in Art History, encouraging students to compare art in Spain, Japan, and Ghana.

Irrigation, Recreation, and Conservation: Water’s importance in life

Zak Danielson has always loved water: growing up on a farm, fishing in the Laramie River, or working with water at a brewery and in gardening. As a student at CSU, he has used an interdisciplinary approach to study sustainability so that he can continue his work with water conservation efforts.

Alumni Impact – Winter 2018

From fighting crime on the streets of Houston to telling refugee stories in Iraq, these Liberal Arts alumni used their degrees to make a real impact on the lives of people around the world and on the lives of CSU students. Read more about what a degree in the liberal arts and a passion for service can really do.

College of Liberal Arts Winter 2018 News

Recently published books from faculty, new interdisciplinary approaches to learning and teaching, and awards, events, and other goings-on at the College of Liberal Arts.

Spring 2018

Listening to the Past and Looking to the Future: the value of the liberal arts

“The liberal arts aren’t just a field of study. They are a living thing, a thread that connects us all.” And it is through our learning, scholarship, and engagement that we advance the human experience.

Outside the ivory tower: Engaging with the community through engaged scholarship

Engaged scholarship is one way that faculty and students in the College of Liberal Arts are collaborating with communities to co-create knowledge and to have significant impact. We believe that our disciplines will be key in addressing crucial issues and enhancing the quality of life of the diverse people of Colorado, the nation, and the world.

Reverence In the Face of Complexity

Interdisciplinarity, an old approach with a recent resurgence of interest, is a research process that integrates insights from two or more disciplines to address a complex problem so as to come to a broader understanding. This complexity encourages a sense of reverence.