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Ph.D. student Kelsea MacIlroy invited to present findings at Colorado Water Congress 2019

Ph.D. student Kelsea MacIlroy was invited by the Colorado Water Conservation Board to be on a panel at the Colorado Water Congress 2019 Summer Conference in Steamboat Springs in August. The panel was called “The Colorado River: What’s Next? DCP’s, Demand Management, 2020 River Operations”. MacIlroy’s work looks at social and cultural perceptions of Demand […]

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Ph.D. student Azmal Hossan selected for NSF’s SESYNC workshop

Ph.D. student Azmal Hossan was accepted for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) 7th Graduate Student Workshop on Socio-Environmental (S-E) Synthesis held in Annapolis in August. The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) selects 30 Ph.D. students from around the world and across scholarly disciplines. Attendees participated in highly interactive activities and facilitated discussions as individuals, and were […]

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Azmal Hossan accepted for CSU’s InTERFEWS program

Azmal Hossan has been accepted for CSU’s Interdisciplinary Training, Education, and Research in Food-Energy-Water Systems (InTERFEWS) program. Dr. Stephanie Malin worked to secure National Science Foundation (NSF) funding for CSU (scroll this article), and will be his program mentor. Azmal is one of only eight CSU Ph.D. students selected. His four-year training begins this fall.

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Carolyn Conant’s paper accepted in CSU Anthro’s Graduate Student Society journal

Carolyn Conant’s paper, “The Legacy of Classical Sociological Theory: Androcentrism and Universalism In the Tradition of the Canon,” has been accepted for inclusion in the CSU Anthropology Graduate Student Society’s 9th edition of the online journal Furthering Perspectives. “The paper displays great rigor, sophistication, and engagement with sociological theory and the canon in particular.” – excerpt from the reviewer

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Ph.D. student Alex Walker keynote speaker for 41st Annual Judge Conrad L. Ball Banquet

Alexandra Walker (right) was the invited speaker at the Judge Conrad L. Ball Banquet held April 26 at CSU’s Canvas Stadium. The annual event honors a recipient who has significantly contributed toward improving the quality of criminal justice in Larimer County. Laurie Stolen (left) was recognized this year for increasing connections between mental health and criminal justice. Alex is Vice Chairperson the Colorado […]

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Faculty and graduate students present at 2019 Western Social Science Association Conference

Western Social Science Association’s (WSSA) 61st annual conference was held in San Diego in April.  Shawna Bendeck presented “The Effects of Aging Out of Foster Care on Social Capital and Life Outcomes: A Mixed Methods Study of Experiences and Outcomes.” India Luxton (pictured) presented “Mapping Movements: A Call for Qualitative Social Network Analysis.” Bailey Mellott also attended the conference, […]

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Faculty and Graduate Students present at ACJS

The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) conference was held in Baltimore in March. “Justice, Human Rights, and Activism” was the theme of ACJS’s 56th Annual Meeting. Several faculty and graduate students along with one undergraduate attended and cheered on Prabha Unnithan as he was inducted as the 2019–2020 ACJS president. Shown above from left: Ian Greenwood, Jeff Nowacki, Megan […]

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CSU’s Fostering Success Program benefits from research by Tara Opsal and M.A. student Rebecca Eman

New peer mentoring program created as part of Fostering Success Article by Drew Smith. Originally published on Source. A new mentoring program has been formed for CSU students who were foster youth or otherwise separated from their parents. The Fostering Success Program was started at CSU in 2010 for students from independent backgrounds. This includes […]

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Ph.D. student Azmal Hossan collaborates with South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center

Ph.D. student Azmal Hossan is an Early Career Research Fellow at the South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center, University of Oklahoma. As part of the fellowship, Hossan attended the Science Working Group Meeting held in Fort Worth October 29-31, 2018. He is collaborating on a project titled, “Towards Enhancing Resilience of Indigenous, Rural & Vulnerable Communities at South […]

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