Photo above: Students bowling in the new Lory Student Center that opened in January 1962.
100 years ago
In 1922, Ralph Parshall, professor of civil and irrigation engineer, patents the Parshall Flume, which remains the standard irrigation water measuring device throughout the world.
65 years ago
Effective May 1, 1957, by act of the Colorado General Assembly, Colorado A&M becomes Colorado State University.
60 years ago
Maurice Albertson, Pauline Birky-Kreutzer, and Andrew Rice in civil engineering complete a feasibility study in 1962 that will help create the Peace Corps.
25 years ago
On July 28, 1997, the Spring Creek flood causes more than $100 million in damage to CSU facilities – but is only one of many historic inundations of campus.
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