Topics & Research
CSU Annual Research Spending Tops $338 Million
CSU generated $338.4 million in research expenditures last year, which affirms the University’s research prowess in the face of downward trends in national research support.
Advancing Algae for Better Biofuels: CSU Shares in $3.5 Million Project
CSU scientists are partners in a three-year grant of up to $3.5 million from the Department of Energy, aimed at improving how algae-based biofuels and bioproducts are made.
CSU Biology Professor Investigates Plant Genomes with Two New Grants
Studying the causes and effects of mitochondria and chloroplast misconduct is the theme of two research grants recently awarded to CSU Assistant Professor of Biology Dan Sloan.
Biology Associate Professor Will Study Leopard Seals in Antarctica with NSF Grant
As a kid, Shane Kanatous dreamed of becoming the next Jacques Cousteau. The NSF recently awarded Kanatous a grant to study the feeding habits and physiology of leopard seals, one of Antarctica’s top marine predators.
CSU Faculty Win American Psychological Association Awards
Tracking Drives Innovation in Animal Movement Analysis
Mevin Hooten, associate professor in the departments of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology and Statistics, was a guest editor of a special issue of the Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics on animal movement modeling.
Education and Outreach Center Brings Glacier Science Into the Classroom
Some scientific fields lend themselves well to in-class activities. Glacier monitoring is not one of those fields. But the EOC traveled to Alaska this summer to adapt real glacier science for classrooms all over the country.
Mevin Hooten Named Fellow of American Statistical Association
Mevin Hooten, associate professor in the departments of Statistics and Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, has been named a fellow of the American Statistical Association.
How Ancient Cultures Explained Eclipses
Until astronomers were able to explain these celestial happenings, a solar eclipse could be a terrifying event.