Gift from alumna establishes cannabinoid research center
Scientific exploration across the world
The Little Shop of Physics spent time in Luweero, Uganda engaging with students through hands-on research and scientific exploration.
Rams Shape Science: Ariana Mims
Rams Shape Science: Amanda Koch

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Professor Jim Sites establishes endowed professorship for Department of Physics

The first such professorship within the department, the endowment provides research operations funds for an incoming faculty member.

Color-coded biosensor illuminates in real time how viruses attack hosts

New experiments and computational models reveal in single-molecule detail how viruses initiate translation of genetic material into proteins.

CSU-SACNAS working to create inclusive community in STEM

While SACNAS was initially meant to bring representation to a few minority groups, it has evolved to become inclusive of all minoritized groups in STEM.

CSU chemist seeks to build a better way to make COVID-19 drug, using light

Making the in-demand drug remdesivir is costly, inefficient and can be hazardous. Garret Miyake’s lab has a “radical” technology that might be able to streamline the process.



Elements Magazine

Magazine cover page featuring seven women from the Department of Computer Science.


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