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Jessie Luna published in Qualitative Sociology

Jessie Luna published “The Ease of Hard Work: Embodied Neoliberalism among Rocky Mountain Fun Runners” in Qualitative Sociology in January. Luna joined CSU’s Department of Sociology in Fall 2018 and specializes in environmental inequality, race, food and agriculture, development, and cultural sociology. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11133-019-9412-8#aboutcontent Direct access at: https://rdcu.be/bhWm1 ABSTRACT In contemporary Western countries, thin, fit, and “healthy” bodies operate as important markers […]

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Pat Hastings’ proposal wins CLA Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award

Dr. Pat Hastings has been awarded an Ann Gill Faculty Development Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity in the College of Liberal Arts. His winning proposal is Rethinking Consumption Inequality: Investigating Differences by Types of Consumption and Consumers. In his proposal, Dr. Hastings describes how he will investigate what has happened to consumption inequality during the […]

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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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Jeni Cross presents at National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) workshop

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is forming new Engineering Research Centers (ERCs) focused on solving convergent problems that address challenges with significant societal impact. NSF’s National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) held the Accelerating Engineering Research Center Preparedness Workshop in Virginia October 2 and 3, 2018. After directors of the NSF Division of Engineering Education & Centers and SESNYC […]

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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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2018 Extension Forum invites Lynn Hempel to present on social sustainability

Over 190 CSU Extension employees from all over Colorado joined their on-campus colleagues October 22-25 for the 2018 Extension Forum held at the Lory Student Center. The annual event provides professional development, recognition and networking activities, as well as opportunities to work together and reach common goals. CSU’s Office of Engagement asked Dr. Lynn Hempel to […]

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Food Tank’s Fall 2018 Reading List features books by Michael Carolan and Josh Sbicca

Food Tank’s Fall 2018 Reading List—19 Books To Take the Food System Back Contributing Author: Katherine Walla. Originally published on foodtank: The Think Tank for Food Food Tank is highlighting 19 books about food and agriculture to fall for this season! These books explore food policy, nutrition science, healthy eating, food justice, and the challenges […]

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