Summit Hall shines in sustainability

Colorado State University is internationally known for its green initiatives and clean-energy research including alternative fuels, clean engines, photovoltaics, "smart grid" technology, water resources, and satellite-based atmospheric monitoring and tracking systems. It's also well known for its sustainability efforts on campus and abroad.

Events on campus

Colorado State hosts cookstove testing marathon as part of climate study

Colorado State University is hosting an intensive laboratory testing campaign for biomass cookstoves this month as part of a $1.5 million study on the air quality, climate and health effects of cookstove smoke.

Researcher examines effects of climate change and disease in polar bears

Colleen Duncan, a CSU veterinarian and assistant professor of pathology, is a lead investigator on a research project collecting and analyzing data to better understand the impacts of climate change and infectious disease on population dynamics of polar bears.

CSU, Namaste Solar, Fort Collins Utilities team up to add solar panels to campus buildings

Colleen Duncan, a CSU veterinarian and assistant professor of pathology, is a lead investigator on a research project collecting and analyzing data to better understand the impacts of climate change and infectious disease on population dynamics of polar bears.

CSU team is finalist in national Green Energy Challenge

A team of Colorado State University students who designed an energy renovation of a campus health clinic is one of only three selected to compete in a national green energy contest being held in September.

CSU receives $1.5 million to develop new crop biofuels

Colorado State Bioagricultural Sciences Associate Professor John McKay has been awarded nearly $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new crop for biofuels.

Colorado State takes natural resource management legacy online

CSU has launched an online option of its Master of Natural Resource Stewardship (M.N.R.S.), designed for mid-level natural resource professionals who are looking to obtain the skills and knowledge necessary for advancement opportunities.

Colorado State launches sustainability certificate program

The Institute for the Built Environment will help working professionals learn how to align sectors within an organization — people, resources, facilities and organization — with a new Integrated Sustainability Management Badge and Certificate program starting this summer.

CSU earns the top STARS score

Colorado State University recently achieved the highest score ever reported to Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Reporting System — or STARS — a national survey that measures sustainability efforts at universities and colleges across the country.