100 years ago


Faculty connections

The University Science Club, founded as the Men’s Science Club, keeps current and retired faculty informed about the latest research at CSU, a mission that continues today.

30 years ago


Good energy

Bryan Wilson is researching how to reduce emissions from two-stroke engines and indoor cookstoves for the developing world in the Engines and Energy Conversion Lab, now part of the world-renowned Energy Institute at the Powerhouse.

15 years ago


14th President

Dr. Tony Frank becomes president of Colorado State University, after serving as provost, vice president for research, and in many other academic roles at CSU since 1993. He has been Chancellor of the CSU System since 2019.

10 years ago


Marching thru Dublin

CSU is named the best marching band to perform in the annual St. Patrick’s Festival Parade in Dublin, Ireland.


While Sherwood Forest was originally planted in 1937 as a “living library” of Colorado trees, it never contained every species native to the state. Today, the grove next to the Michael Smith Natural Resources Building provides an engaging natural area on campus; “Hug a Tree in Sherwood Forest” is one of the 70 things students should do before they graduate.


The photo of CSU’s first football team that appeared in the Fall 2022 issue of CSU Magazine was taken in 1893 by Steven Seckner, and provided by John Hirn (B.A., ’93), volunteer historian for CSU Athletics, who also was the source for the photo of Fum McGraw on Page 41 of that issue.