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College community news

Steven Strauss to retire after nearly 40 years at CSU’s Department of Chemistry

Strauss retires as professor of chemistry and becomes professor emeritus of chemistry at CSU.

Electrical engineering society names Mingzhong Wu a 2021 Fellow

IEEE cited Wu for his achievements in spintronics and magnetization.

Two chemistry faculty receive National Science Foundation early career awards

Justin Sambur and Joseph Zadrozny awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Psychology graduate students receive 2020 Graduate Student Teaching and Mentoring Award

Julie Prosser and Ashlie Johnson, graduate students studying applied social psychology at Colorado State University, are the recipients of the 2020 College of Natural Sciences Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring Award.