The Impact of Alumni
Alumni from a variety of industries lent their stories and experiences to current CSU students, showcasing the many ways in which those with a liberal arts degree make a significant impact in their fields.Scroll down to see this issue's featured stories
A tireless and outspoken advocate for animal ethics, CSU philosophy’s Bernard Rollin has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Research Ethics.
Liberal arts faculty recently took home more 2016 Best Teacher Awards than any other college at CSU.
Kyle Saunders explains his conspiracy theory research, analyzes the primary election process, and shares what has surprised him about this year’s presidential race.
Two professors, funded by the GRAMMY Foundation, are leading a study on musical creativity in children with autism spectrum disorder.
English department alumnus Yusef Komunyakaa returned to CSU to share his work and words of wisdom with the community.
For CSU alumna Bonnie Ross, her time as a Ram was a stepping stone into a career of technology and creativity. Ross is now head of 343 Industries and Halo, and recently returned to campus to speak to students.
Alumnus Bruce Bodaken (‘73) believes it is his background in philosophy that distinguished him from his peers in business and uniquely prepared him to be a leader and innovator.
Senior Associate Athletic Director for Diversity and Inclusion Albert Bimper is being honored with the LeRoy T. Walker Young Professional Award from SHAPE America.
Joe Akmakjian, who graduated from CSU in 2013 with a dual degree in journalism and media communication and communication studies, has been named the first adult National Goodwill Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Liberal arts student Rachael Martel explains how real-life experience has shaped her views on negative American sentiment towards Muslim and Islamic culture.
The Ann Gill Visiting Lecturer and Artist Endowment was created to bring diverse talents, perspectives, and thought leadership to campus.
Organizers of a program that brings individuals with dementia and their caregivers to Fort Collins Symphony concerts have created a crowdfunding campaign to help pay for a Colorado State University study of its impact on the participants.
Faculty at Colorado State University wear many hats. They are teachers, mentors, leaders, researchers, advocates and activists. And some of them are leading by example in another important role, by investing in the future of Colorado State University as donors.
The ACT Human Rights Film Festival kicked off on Friday, April 15th, with six films showing at the Lory Student Center Theater over the opening weekend.
About 35 students from Fort Morgan High School visited CSU on April 6 in a growing partnership that a faculty member and his students in the Department of Ethnic Studies have formed with that community.
Last month, the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art at Colorado State University began receiving nearly 200 works of art in its recently completed galleries and storage spaces.
Two liberal arts students have each earned a coveted spot in the 2016-2017 CSU Vice President for Research Cohort.
“I would call myself an independent artist-entrepreneur, which is what I think you have to be now if you want to work in the creative industry.”
Enthusiasm is high over the 4/20 opening of CSU Theatre’s production of the cult classic, Reefer Madness, The Musical, by Kevin Murphy and Dan Studney.
Philosophy student Arisson Stanfield brought the crowd to their feet during the 2016 MLK Day community celebration.
Three students are off to Jordan, Tanzania, and Russia this summer thanks to a competitive language scholarship.
The CSU Pep Band and the CSU Spirit Squad were named this year’s top-ranking Mountain West Conference Tournament Game Day Spirit Program, with a score of 97%.
On April 27-30, the Colorado State University School of Music, Theatre and Dance will host its first Alumni Dance Celebration, a reunion of dancers from as far back as the mid-1970s.
CSU’s online Master of Arts Leadership and Administration has received top honors from the “Oscars” of leadership.
From hybrid courses to agricultural Spanish, the department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures is expanding its reach and putting an emphasis on practical skills.
Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts alumna Meg Schiel, class of 2013, shares her post-graduation journey.
“My internship has added value to my educational experience because it has allowed me to apply what I’m learning in a real-world setting.” – Andre Foltz
A bright new exhibition in the Hallery has transformed the lower level of the Lory Student Center into a page from a comic book.
Dr. Galvin traveled to Africa to discuss Smart Village Minigrid project with Rwandan government officials.
Alumna Felicia Zamora has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize.
Allison Martz combined liberal arts with engineering, creating a unique career path which ultimately led to the world of brewing.
Anthropology’s Katherine Browne delivered a talk as part of the National Science Foundation’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
Faculty in Sociology and Economics are participating in a public webinar to review the Center for Risk-Based Community Resilience Planning’s first-year findings.
Last semester a cross-campus partnership formed when Shari Simmons’ Individual Therapy class teamed up with Amy Scholl’s Acting Class for a hand-on experience: mock counseling sessions.
There’s no such thing as a quick fix for multi-layered issues such as climate change — he said one of the main reasons he wrote the book was to simply begin a conversation.
Picking everything up and leaving to work in a new country is no more than a dream for some, but others have been able to make it a reality by landing a job abroad after graduating with language skills.
International television storyteller Ashley Colburn (’08) will lead a two-week travel writing course in Croatia, where she is famous for programs about the country’s many amazing tourist and cultural destinations.
A fun and memorable experience for CSU Anthropology Club volunteers and elementary students at the 2016 Rice Elementary Science Night.
Funded by the Amanda Jones Field Study Abroad Award, Kellyn Davis traveled to Kenya last summer to attend a six-week paleontology field school.
Two students in the College of Liberal Arts have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, which aims to diversify students’ international experiences.
A soon-to-be graduate of the LEAP master’s program, Christine Pelletier has already landed a position with the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra.
Sociology faculty Lori Peek’s book is in the running for a Colorado Book Award.
Colorado Humanities and Center for the Book announced that Dan Beachy-Quick is a finalist for the Colorado Book Awards in Poetry for his latest work (gentlessness).
In fall 2016, Caleb Hudson, trumpet artist of the Canadian Brass, will join the music faculty at Colorado State University as the assistant professor of trumpet.
The National Communication Association named SPCM 200: Public Speaking, a class offered by CSU’s Department of Communication Studies, as a “Program of Distinction” at its 2015 annual convention in Las Vegas last November.