Research & Creative

Discussing Diversity over Dinner: How Food Systems and Communities Interact

Diversity of food is about more than how many different vegetables and fruits you can fit on your plate. In an interdisciplinary collaboration, CSU faculty are researching the linkage between rural and urban communities and how those diverse worlds impact the food on your dinner table.

Scavenging for clues of our past

For a few months out of the year, a camp in Olduvai Gorge in northern Tanzania is home to assistant professor of anthropology Michael Pante, his students, and other Olduvai Geochronology and Archaeology Project researchers.

The Dynamics of Development: How School Attendance Differs by Gender

A thoughtfully asked question from an Economics 101 student, – “How can we fix global poverty” – set Niroj Bhattarai on a journey that would be surprising and illuminating about what affects school attendance, while also serving as the dissertation research for his Ph.D.

Speak. Disrupt. Empower.

Political science professor Courtenay Daum researches how the right to free speech enables the modern protest movements of marginalized groups.

Family, Culture, and French Immersion in Cajun Country

A new documentary film, Theo’s Choice/Le Choix de Theo, takes viewers into French immersion classrooms of southwest Louisiana and explores the complex history of French in the Cajun, Creole, and native cultures.

1st MIX: The responsibility of dialogue

On March 29, the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art presented the first event of its kind at CSU – MIX: Multicultural, Intersectional, Inclusivity, Exchange

Curiosity, Generosity, and New Knowledge

What do silver thieves, the German Enlightenment, the language of engineers, cinema, and the U.S. congress all have in common? A set of College of Liberal Arts faculty who share a deep curiosity for the world around them and who all received a 2018 Ann Gill Faculty Development Award to propel their research.