Chronicle of the Horse: A Warming Climate May Bring Horse Owners New Health Worries

Colleen Duncan, DVM, Ph.D., is an associate professor of pathology at CSU's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Colorado has also seen an increase in wildfires in recent years, and spurred by horse owners’ concerns about their effects on air quality, as well as the impact of air quality on horses in general, she and other researchers launched the BREATHE (Better Racing and Exercise in Air That Horses Enjoy) project.

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CSU AlumLine: The Power of Caring

Vanessa Villegas Selwyn (Ph.D., ’19) has always lived between worlds. She is the daughter of a Chicana Native American mother and a Russian, German, and Jewish father. Her academic background is the very definition of interdisciplinarity, with degrees in psychology, cellular and molecular biology, and curriculum and instruction.

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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.

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