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Back to basics: Exercises to add to your routine

Some days your workout routine may be inspired by the latest and greatest in fitness trends, and other days that may be too much of a...

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Wdowik Nutrition Column: Energy drinks are not the best summer beverage choice

Red Bull, Monster and Rockstar dominate the energy drink market, while sales of Full Throttle, Amp, NOS and others continue to climb. Energy shots are also...

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Giving Back, By Design

While other little girls were playing house with dolls, Kira Koldeway (apparel and merchandising, '03) was ripping her play house apart with a pry bar. "I...

Colorado State University School of Social Work Speaker Series lecturer Dr. Neomi Vin-Raviv

Speaker Series Lecture on Breast Cancer Risk from Severe Childhood Hunger

On March 9th Dr. Neomi Vin-Raviv presented her research entitled: "Cancer Risk in Israeli Holocaust Survivors - The Impact of Famine and WWII-Related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder...

Amy Sheflin and Stephanie Hoagland

CSU food and agricultural sciences entrepreneurs team up to offer nutritious solution for busy cooks

Amy Sheflin and Carolyn Hoagland want to make eating healthy a no-brainer. "Modern foods have been villainized," says Sheflin, a Ph.D. student in Colorado State University's...

Nutrition for athletes

Nutrition Tips for Athletes

Whether you are stuck in front of a computer or constantly on your feet, everybody needs a healthy balance of nutrients. Carbohydrates, protein, fat, fluids, vitamins,...

Fitness Devices

Physical Acitivity Tracking Devices

Tracking physical activity can be a great way to stay motivated and meet your physical activity goals. Devices can help measure the amount of steps you...

Rob Musci

Health and exercise science grad student receives Fulbright grant to study effects of built environment on health in Italy

What is the cost of convenience? Health and exercise science master's student Rob Musci is determined to find out. Musci was recently awarded a ...

Coors Garden

New from the Coors Field GaRden: Purple potato chips

When the third annual Coors Field GaRden was planted last week, a new crop joined the team: organic Purple Viking potatoes that will be used to...

Spring Salad

Spring Farro Salad

Enjoy both greens and grains in this hearty springtime salad!



- 2 Tablespoons + 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 2 cloves...

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What should I eat? CSU hosts annual nutrition conference

Nutrition educators are on the front lines when it comes to making sure Americans have the most up-to-date information about food and nutrition, and Colorado State...

Joseph Phelps

Joseph Phelps, distinguished Colorado State University alumnus, dies at 87: leaves lasting impact on two industries

Few people will have as much of a tangible, lasting impact upon Colorado State's campus as 1951 construction management graduate, Joseph Phelps. Phelps passed away...

Hannah Eskew

Outstanding nutrition graduate found her passion in dietetics

After Hannah Eskew discovered the field of nutrition and dietetics, it was full speed ahead from there. Eskew took a short detour to UNC to study...

Ana Lizardo with her son

Human development and family studies outstanding grad beats the odds

Ana Lizardo's determination has set a new standard for her family as a first-generation college graduate, paving the way for future generations like her own son....

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CM Cares Wraps Two More Projects in its Fifth Year

The CM Cares program, the CM program's community service learning initiative, is celebrating the successful completion of 18 projects throughout northern Colorado over the course of...

Andrew Mersch / Andy West

Fermentation science graduate brews up second career

Andrew Mersch's love of the brewing industry led him back to his alma mater. After he earned his first degree in hospitality management from Colorado State...

Mediterranean Diet

It doesn't have to be "all-or-nothing:" tips for maintaining a Mediterranean diet

Incorporating the Mediterranean diet into your lifestyle may seem overwhelming if new to you. However, it does not have to be an "all-or-nothing" deal. You...

Broccoli Stalk Salad

Fresh Broccoli Stalk Salad

Fresh Broccoli Stalk Salad

Save up your broccoli stalks, then try this fresh salad for a simple and nutritious dish!


- 4 cups shredded broccoli stalks (stalks from...

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Crab and Avocado Canape recipe by James Musetti

This recipe was created by master's student James Musetti and served at the hospitality management program's Winemaster Dinner.


- 1lb jumbo lump crab

- 1 large avocado...

Avenir Museum

CSU's Avenir Museum 'sneak peek' open house offers glimpse of new facility

FORT COLLINS - Are you curious who might have the largest clothing closet in Northern Colorado?

Come to Colorado State University's Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising...

Michael Bent

Interior design graduate won't let finances stand in the way of passions

A positive attitude and determination can go a long way. Michael Bent, interior design student in the Department of Design and Merchandising at Colorado State...

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Shining Stars of CSU's Graduating Class: Chris Lierheimer

Chris Lierheimer didn't always know he wanted to work in construction management. In fact, he started out at the University of Denver studying engineering, and it...

Sarah Esparza

Sarah Esparza: CHHS Outstanding Senior

This year's Oustanding Senior for the College of Health and Human Sciences is Sarah Esparza, apparel and merchandising major. Esparza also earned minors in Spanish and...

Bill Ritter

College of Health and Human Sciences Spring Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony May 15

The College of Health and Human Sciences will confer undergraduate degrees at a commencement ceremony on Friday, May 15, in Moby Arena. To watch the webcast...

Jennifer Owen

Owen survived trial by fire to become a teacher

When the fire started in her townhome, Jennifer Owen's two young girls were fast asleep. Luckily, Owen wasn't.

"I went to my kids' room, and there were...

Steve Michel

Football created a future for SteveO

It's difficult to imagine a more unlikely college graduate than Steve Michel.

He's one of eight kids raised in a single-parent home - and that parent...

Kaitlind Bestgen

Health and exercise science graduate looks forward to internship in Brazil

Moving on to bigger and better things can be bittersweet. "It was a very difficult decision to not play volleyball anymore," said health and exercise...

JoDee Hambright

Social work graduate credits campus involvement as her key to success with disability

"I decided early in life that I wasn't going to be held back from what I wanted out of life," said graduating School of Social...

Lindsey Jankowski and Brian Tracy

Health and Human Sciences students recognized at research and creativity showcase

The annual Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity showcase allows undergraduate students to highlight their achievements in research and creativity with the support of faculty mentors. On...


Love to garden? Start a compost pile with food scraps!

Composting not only helps to reduce food waste, but can support the growth of your garden by providing it with essential nutrients. Every compost pile requires...

Reducing Food Waste

Quit throwing away your vegetable trimmings: Cut waste and improve health

When preparing meals, we often discard parts of fruits and vegetables that we perceive to be inedible. In reality, many of the food items that are...

Leslie Willis

Graduate shares love of yoga and OT

Without hesitation, there are many in the Department of Occupational Therapy who will tell you all that they love about 2nd year M.S. student Leslie Willis....

Steve Goetz

OT Graduate ready for new challenges

Sparked by a conversation about the limited occupation based activities available to the participants at his fieldwork location, Steve Goetz, a 2nd year M.S. student with...


Human development and family studies graduate strives for unique experience as a quadruplet

If you think you have been seeing triple on campus, don't rush to get your eyes checked just yet! Human development and family studies major...

Terrance Harris

Social Work student reaches graduation with determination and Colorado State University support

Terrance Harris, spring 2015 social work graduate, recalls growing up in inner city Milwaukee, where he says poverty, drugs, and gangs controlled the city. "Drugs...

Sahvannah Mease

Future teacher determined not to let obstacles define her success

Sahvanna Mease is a first generation student graduating from Colorado State University this spring with a double major in family and consumer sciences and human...


Committee seeks college faculty input and awareness

The Standing Committee on the Status of Women Faculty (SCSWF) was established in 2014 as a part of the President's Commission on Women and Gender...

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Grilled Summer Veggie Pizza

This is a quick healthful pizza with flavorful, seasonal
vegetables! Experiment with zucchini, tomatoes, or your
other favorite vegetables. You can also bake it in the oven at

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Study of children's play is no game to new department head in OT

Anita Bundy, professor and chair of Occupational Therapy at the University of Sydney, has been named the new head in the Department of Occupational Therapy...

Ashley Edwards

Hospitality management student prepares special menu for Aspen Grille

The Aspen Grille will be hosting one of their very own hospitality management students as guest chef. Ashley Edwards has been serving as this semester's Aspen...

Congratulations to Mary Khetani and the CPERL Team on Receiving a Grant from The American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF)!

The CPERL team, in partnership with colleagues at Tufts, McMaster, and McGill universities, were awarded a grant from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF). Their project...