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College of Agricultural Sciences

The College of Agricultural Sciences is proud to share in the land grant mission and offers a world-class education that prepares students for diverse career opportunities and enables them to make meaningful, lasting contributions to society.

Our faculty and staff lead the nation in cutting-edge research on topics such as food safety, human-disease prevention characteristics of food crops, livestock and the environment, renewable energy, no-till cropping systems, risk management for farmers and ranchers and organic agriculture.

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Recent News & Resources

A History of Broadening Participation Within the National Science Foundation

This is post 1 of 5 in the Broadening Participation and Broader Impacts Series The terms broadening participation and broader impacts have been used extensively in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, especially within STEM funding solicitations and proposals....

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2019 NSF IUSE Program Proposal Webinar Series

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Undergraduate Education in collaboration with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will offer two 90-minute webinars about preparing proposals for the NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) program (solicitation NSF 19-601), one on November...

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Students Test Ecology Concepts With NEON Data

It’s one thing to read about ecological concepts in a textbook. It’s another to see them revealed by real-world data. Students in Paul Venturelli’s class at Ball State University recently explored key ecological concepts using data from the National Ecological...

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Upcoming STEM Events & Activities


CSU summer experiences for kindergarten through high school students include credit-bearing, academic, and sport programs. Teachers may explore sustainable teaching and the benefits of movement in the classroom. These programs are offered by many CSU departments and organizations hosting events on the Fort Collins campus. Summer programs for kindergarten through pre-college students and P-12 teachers...

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Current Projects

ADVANCE Adaptation: CSU STEPS for Gender Equity: Advancing Structures through Evidence-based Practices for Gender Equity

Abstract: Colorado State University will tackle the significant nation-wide problem of inequity among faculty members in Science, Technology, Math and Engineering (STEM) disciplines. Specifically, this project aims to improve equity in recruitment, retention and promotion, with a focus on gender equity that recognizes the other types of cultural, ethnic, physical, and economic backgrounds people have….

Award Amount: 999,312.00

College/Institution: College of Agricultural Sciences

Start Date: 10/15/2021

End Date: 09/30/2024

Source of Funding: NSF