Tag: Walter Scott Jr. College of Engineering

Map of Ogallala Aquifer


Stewarding the Ogallala Aquifer

Drilling and pumping water from the aquifer exploded after World War II, and today, 90% of its pumped water is used for crop irrigation.

Historic photo of CSU students and faculty

Distinguished Alumni

Distinguished Alumni 2022

The Alumni Association honors those who have made significant contributions to their professions, communities, and the University.

Color-enhanced satellite image of the milky seas

Atmospheric Science

Glowing oceans from above and below

Scientists at CSU have observed the rare phenomenon of massive glowing areas of ocean known as milky seas, but only from satellites orbiting miles above the Earth. Now, for the first time, milky seas have been documented from the surface of the ocean and from space at the same time. In a paper in Proceedings […]



Music makes COVID go ’round

CSU researchers found playing both brass and woodwind instruments can spread the virus that causes COVID-19 through aerosol particles.

temperature map July 2022

Breaking News

Q&A on record heat with State Climatologist

Russ Schumacher discusses heat, wildfire outlook and climate change.


Breaking News

Rams win national scholarships

Seven students from Colorado State University have been selected to receive highly competitive national scholarships in 2022.

Scott Scholars celebrate graduation in 2021.


A giant of a Ram: Walter Scott, Jr.

Philanthropist and alum became the largest donor in CSU history before his death.

NASA Image of Hurricane Irma

Atmospheric Science

Extreme weather: CSU leads NASA mission to tropical thunderstorms

CSU atmospheric scientists will launch small satellites into extreme storms to gather data for weather and climate models.

Graduation mortar board


CSU engineering degree comes to San Luis Valley

CSU partners with Adams State University to teach mechanical engineering in Alamosa

CSU Entomology Class 1917

Best Teachers

Best Teachers 2022

Each year, students, faculty, and alumni nominate teachers who’ve inspired them and made an impact in their lives for the Best Teacher Awards.