MICHAEL SMITH SCHOLARS IN CHEMISTRY
Thanks to a generous gift from Michael and Iris Smith, 10 students in chemistry received four years of full tuition.
50th Anniversary
Founded in 1968, the college celebrates its golden anniversary.
STUDENT-FRIENDLY BIOLOGY BUILDING
The new building houses state-of-the-art classrooms, cutting-edge research labs, and inviting study spaces.
BUILDING THE FUTURE OF CHEMISTRY RESEARCH
A new state-of-the-art research laboratory facility opened in 2017.

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At the Colorado State University College of Natural Sciences, we believe that discovery begins here. Our students are discovering their passions and transforming lives. Our faculty are discovering new scientific phenomena and applications as well as new ways of educating the next generation. And together, everyone at the college is helping to spread these discoveries throughout our state and the world. We are grateful to have you along for the exciting journey.

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SPOTLIGHTS

Alumni & Friends

‘Be yourself’: Biology alumna reflects on first-year teaching fellowship

Sarah Groenwald is a recipient of the Knowles Teaching Fellowship, learning new ways to teach science to high school students.

Students

PSM students win first and second place at national 3MP competition

Placing first and second in the 3MP competition at the 2019 NPSMA conference, PSM students Nathan Edwards and Molly Selleck demonstrated their ability to communicate science well to the general public, interpreting their research to a general public audience in just 3 minutes.

Research

Death by solar: $1.6 million DOE grant supports scientists studying bird deaths at solar facilities

CSU biologist Kristen Ruegg is working with UCLA researchers to study which bird species are most impacted by the solar industry.

Faculty & Staff

Ravishankara elected a Foreign Member of UK’s Royal Society

Ravishankara is a widely respected expert in the study of ozone, air quality and climate change.

College Outreach