After a brewer found a 1907 book in the basement of the Morgan Library, he was desperate to prove that black beer from Belgian existed. However, the original book was destroyed in the 1997 flood, but it nevertheless sparked a quest that would culminate in what’s now 1554
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With commencement around the corner, thoughts are turning toward traditions and the alumni among our family and friends, whose time at Colorado State University made them a lifelong part of the CSU “Ramily.”
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen’s International Women’s Day message to the Women and Philanthropy’s Gather event at Colorado State University was to not let anyone tell you what you can and can’t do.
The craft brewery scene in Fort Collins has inspired many CSU alumni. A few have even opened their own brewpubs. Among those is a fellow who, with several partners, opened Pinthouse Pizza, a craft brewery in Austin, Texas.
Kim Tobin has announced her departure from CSU to become Michigan State University’s next vice president of university advancement. Tobin, who currently serves as CSU’s vice president for university advancement, joined CSU in 2003.
Mary Ontiveros, a Colorado State University alumna who spent more than five decades studying and working at CSU – most recently as the founding vice president for diversity – passed away last February 19.
At first, Christy Texeira (B.S. ’00) felt a small sense of relief when the doctor diagnosed her five-year-old-daughter, Hailey, with aplastic anemia. “There’s no good diagnosis when your child is ill, but all we were thinking at the time was ‘not leukemia,’” Christy explained. “We quickly realized that relief was out of ignorance.”
The Marshall Fire looked like it would destroy every home in The Enclave neighborhood of Louisville. It nearly did. A pair of CSU alums and childhood friends went back to different situations the morning after the fire.