Research & Creative

From Trash Animals to Sacred Cows: exploring human-animal relationships across the globe

Inspired to understand animals on their own terms, Kelsi Nagy pursued a master’s degree focused on animal ethics and environmental policy. She has edited a book about our relationship with “trash” animals and continues to study complex animal-human relationships.

CSU alumnus’ sculpture chosen for U.S. embassy in Netherlands

The colorful new 30-foot-high sculpture emerging from a water feature at the new U.S. Embassy building in The Hague was created by alumnus Pard Morrison.

Walk better in the world

For Namuyaba Temanju, helping others runs in the family. Her mother, a nurse, helped Somali refugees in Kenya and in Somalia, and Temanju has taken that desire to help immigrants and refugees as a community organizer in Fort Morgan, Colo.

An anthropological search for belonging and identity

Susan Harness described her childhood as being caught between two worlds – white and American Indian – and estranged from both. Using her education in anthropology, Harness searched for a sense of belonging and acceptance as a transracial adoptee.

Advocate for the arts

Jennifer Zidon is living proof of the proverb ‘when one door closes, another one opens.’ With a poetry degree and, soon, a master’s degree in arts leadership, Zidon is using her professional experience in community relations to advocate for artists and the planet.

Spring 2017

New Initiatives and Accolades for the College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts launches new initiatives REDI and Digital Liberal Arts Hub, and congratulates faculty and staff award winners.

Lights, Camera, Action: Students get real-world video experience

Students in Ram Productions, part of the music, stage and sports production minor, get hands-on experience with the skills and equipment they’ll use in the world of professional video production and broadcasting.