Your Alumni Association is here to meet you right where you are in this time of social distancing and uncertainty. We’ve converted several of our professional development workshops, young alumni events, and even some of our Alumni Nights Out into virtual learning and engagement opportunities for you to take advantage of from the comfort of your home.
Author Archives: Ben Fogelberg
Everything was lining up nicely for Mostafa Hassan in his pursuit of Olympic glory. And then… COVID-19.
Professor John Volckens’ 2,000-square-foot lab on the campus of Colorado State University is normally a place for experiments on air quality, pollution sensors, and how breathable particles can trigger disease. Over the last two weeks, the lab has suspended most of its usual activities and transformed into the official testing site for respirators and surgical masks for distribution throughout the state of Colorado.
In times like this, the ways we celebrate the most meaningful moments and milestones in our lives are changing. Though we may be separated, we still find ways to be together.
Propelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, a CSU research team is pursuing a vaccine that would thwart the novel coronavirus using a genetically modified form of the well-known probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus, a bacterium commonly ingested in yogurt and other foods for gut health.
Recent graduate Michael DeMatteo (B.S., ’18) throws his entire being into whatever he does. As a result of the passion with which he lives each day, he has accomplished a great deal, turning coursework and campus activities into career success and impressive community service.
As our community celebrates Colorado State University’s 150th anniversary this year, it’s clear that much of CSU’s past lives in the heart of campus, in our beloved Oval.
Amy Hoeven has used her communication skills to help others succeed. Through her work with CSU ethnic studies professor Eric Ishiwata working with students from diverse populations in Fort Morgan, Colorado, her goal is helping those students and others realize “how much more capable we all can be.”