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September 18, 2018

Teen Science Café will cover landscape change and disease dynamics in rural Ghana

What does gold have to do with malaria? Heidi Hausermann from CSU's Department of Anthropology will explore the social, environmental and health implications of gold mining in Ghana, West Africa, at October’s Teen Science Café. While observing high-resolution satellite imagery, students will be asked to speculate on the ecological and social outcomes of landscape change from gold mining. The talk will then reveal how land-use changes are impacting the everyday…
September 11, 2018

Faculty position open in Department of Atmospheric Science

The Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the dynamics and physics of the climate system. We solicit candidates with expertise in geophysical fluid dynamics, coupling between clouds and radiation, climate dynamics, and/or planetary atmospheres across a range of spatial and temporal scales. Candidates will be considered at the assistant or associate professor level. The new faculty member will be expected…
September 10, 2018

Denver7’s Chief Meteorologist Mike Nelson to speak at FORTCAST event Sept. 25

Denver7's Chief Meteorologist Mike Nelson will discuss "Crayons to Computers: A History of TV Weather" at the first installment of FORTCAST’s What’s Brewing in Weather and Climate series this academic year. With more than 40 years experience as a TV weather forecaster, Nelson has won 18 Emmy awards for Outstanding Weather Anchor and in 2001 was recognized by the Colorado Broadcasters Association as "Citizen of the Year." He also has…
September 6, 2018

Melissa Burt named Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

The Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering recently welcomed its most diverse incoming class of students to date, with a 34 percent increase in the number of women and 25 percent increase in students of color. While celebrating these gains, the college aims to enhance them further through the appointment of an Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. Filling this new role is Melissa Burt, who has been developing diversity…
September 5, 2018

Kristen Rasmussen to speak at Teen Science Café Sept. 12

Thunderstorms in Argentina are among the most intense anywhere in the world. Kristen Rasmussen will lead a field campaign in Argentina this fall to study these powerful storms and how they form. She will discuss severe storms and her upcoming field research at September’s Teen Science Café. When: 5-7 p.m., with the presentation starting at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12 Where: Everyday Joe’s Coffee House, 144 S. Mason St., Fort…


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On September 28

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On the Environments and Dynamics of Nocturnal Mesoscale Convective Systems

By Stacey Hitchcock
On October 4, 1 p.m.

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