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May 16, 2018

Climate scientist James Hurrell named first Scott Presidential Chair

James Hurrell will join Colorado State University in September 2018 as the Scott Presidential Chair of Environmental Science and Engineering. Hurrell will fill the first of four presidential chairs in the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering, endowed by a generous gift from college alumnus Walter Scott, Jr. The four chairs represent the college’s areas of excellence in water, health, energy and the environment. Hurrell serves as director of the…

Katelyn O’Dell, Casey Patrizio and Naufal Razin awarded NASA fellowships

Graduate students Katelyn O'Dell, Casey Patrizio and Naufal Razin have been selected to receive NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowships. The NESSF ensures continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines required to achieve NASA’s scientific goals. Awards resulting from the competitive selection are made in the form of training grants to the respective educational institutions, with the faculty advisor serving as the principal investigator. NASA received 424 applications…
May 10, 2018

Graeme Stephens elected as Royal Society Fellow

University Distinguished Professor Emeritus Graeme Stephens has been elected as a fellow of the Royal Society for his exceptional contributions to science. "This is a very prestigious honor, reserved only for those at the very top of their fields," said Department Head Jeff Collett, who congratulated Stephens. Stephens directly linked the recognition to his experience at CSU. "It of course reflects my time at CSU where I had the chance…
May 8, 2018

Erin Dougherty named SoGES Sustainability Leadership Fellow

CSU’s School of Global Environmental Sustainability (SoGES) has selected Ph.D. student Erin Dougherty as one of 20 early career academics to be a Sustainability Leadership Fellow for the 2018-19 academic year. Dougherty is advised by Assistant Professor Kristen Rasmussen. "The SoGES Sustainability Leadership Fellows program immediately appealed to me because it seemed like a unique opportunity to work across disciplines at CSU and gain skills in science communication as well…
May 4, 2018

Sam Childs and Jack Kodros receive department honors for student research

Sam Childs and Jack Kodros were honored this afternoon for outstanding student publications. Childs, advised by Associate Professor Russ Schumacher, received the Riehl Memorial Award for an outstanding paper based on M.S. thesis research. Childs was nominated for two papers and was selected for "Cold-season Tornadoes: Climatological and Meteorological Insights." Kodros, advised by Associate Professor Jeff Pierce, received the Alumni Award for an outstanding paper based on Ph.D. research. He was chosen…


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