International Studies

Syria’s forgotten pluralism and why it matters today

Since fighting first erupted in Syria in March 2011, many have discussed the role of the Arab Spring, the attendant Arab Winter, Syria’s government, sectarianism and the rise of the Islamic State to explain it. These factors, while important, ignore a key part of the story – Syria’s past.

Winter 2017

Education Has An Impact

International studies alumna Josephine Bush sees education as the number one way to lift people out of poverty. She is working as a teacher in the Bronx and aspires to change educational policy.

Spring 2017

Cultural Awareness through Coffee and Conversation

The International Studies Club, GAIA (Global Awareness and International Affairs), brings cultural awareness to CSU by welcoming and engaging with the international community on campus and in Fort Collins.

Winter 2016

Global Treks and Triple Majors

In her third year of college, Jo Buckley juggles the collective titles of world traveler, community leader and triple major.

Alumni acquire coffee shop, plan to hire people with disabilities

Fresh-brewed coffee and helping adults with disabilities is not what Chelsi and Justin Wells thought they would be doing after graduation.

Outstanding Graduates

College of Liberal Arts faculty and staff highlight outstanding students graduating in Fall 2016.

Spring 2016

Afghanistan war veteran, liberal arts student recounts experience

Liberal arts student Rachael Martel explains how real-life experience has shaped her views on negative American sentiment towards Muslim and Islamic culture.