CVMBS News

Agricultural health and safety center celebrates 30 years of impact and collaboration

The center has held continuous funding from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, a branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, throughout its 30 years of work. After initial funding in 1991, they have successfully competed for and been awarded additional funding six times, most recently in 2022. The center’s research support to date is more than $28.5 million dollars, with an additional $7.8 million in the next five years.

Microbiology alum Eddie Kendall named outstanding recent graduate

Eddie Kendall (Microbiology, '18) currently serves as a graduate research assistant working on issues related to weapons of mass destruction at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, while pursuing dual master’s degrees from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey in California and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in Russia.

Dr. Richard Kiely named 2022 honor alumnus

Dr. Richard “Rich” Kiely (DVM, '76) is a practicing veterinarian with extensive experience in equine medicine and large-animal livestock medicine. He has consulted extensively across the West, drawing on personal knowledge of ranching and farming.

The college in the news

Vet Candy: Dr. Carlos Valerio-López’ amazing journey

In 2014, Carlos came to the United States for an externship in neurology and surgery at CSU. "I started to feel uncertain and began to let my dream go. Then, I met my mentor, Dr. Dan Smeak. He helped me believe my dream was achievable – not because it was easy but because I had the capabilities."

Biodiversity Blog: Equity, Inclusion, and Justice in Science

Building inclusion for neurodiverse colleagues

Neurodiverse individuals often try to seem neurotypical to make neurotypical people feel comfortable. This process is known as masking and it is employed when we don't create inclusive environments for neurodiverse colleagues, classmates, and community members.

People

Microbiology alum Eddie Kendall named outstanding recent graduate

Eddie Kendall (Microbiology, '18) currently serves as a graduate research assistant working on issues related to weapons of mass destruction at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, while pursuing dual master’s degrees from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey in California and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in Russia.

Dr. Richard Kiely named 2022 honor alumnus

Dr. Richard “Rich” Kiely (DVM, '76) is a practicing veterinarian with extensive experience in equine medicine and large-animal livestock medicine. He has consulted extensively across the West, drawing on personal knowledge of ranching and farming.

Bernie Rollin memorial service scheduled for Sept. 7

Colorado State University is celebrating the life and legacy of the late Bernie Rollin, a beloved University Distinguished Professor who passed away last year at the age of 78. CSU is hosting a memorial service for Rollin on Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 3-5 p.m. in the Lory Student Center’s Grand Ballroom.

Ram Walk has a new look

Ram Walk — nearly 500 feet of Ram pride that connects CSU’s game day campus showcase — celebrates the CSU experience and its community of learners, educators, staff and alumni. Stretching from Canvas Stadium to the great green fields at the heart of campus, Ram Walk embodies CSU’s mission of service, learning, research, and outreach and unifies CSU’s game day experience the best of CSU that will be on display this fall. Read more about the creation of this year’s Ram Walk.

Animal Health

Your healthy dog can help vets understand how dogs breathe in emergencies

The Arterial Blood Gas at Altitude Study at the Colorado State University James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital is looking for healthy dogs, especially brachycephalic (short-muzzled, flat-faced) breeds⁠ — English bulldogs, French bulldogs, and pugs ⁠— to participate in this research that will show veterinarians if dogs breathe differently in high altitude environments.

Defend your flock against avian influenza

“Colorado poultry owners should immediately increase their biosecurity protocols to protect their flocks, including limiting exposure of domestic birds to wild birds and other poultry flocks and limiting introduction of new birds into flocks.” -Dr. Maggie Baldwin, Colorado State Veterinarian