To understand the mission of the Journalism and Media Communication Department’s Center for Science Communication (CSC), it helps to know that Land Grant Universities like CSU seek to apply powerful scientific methods to meet social and technical challenges. Matching communicators with scientists are critical, yet sometimes challenging steps in this…

Salt Point, Kashia Pomo Ancestral Lands | Instagram, @urbanclimbr. Captured by Jeff Rueppel

Smell that? Those fresh scents, consisting of subtle notes of cinnamon and pine, reminiscent of both Christmas Day memories and weeklong camping trips. Boots crunch through fresh layers of snow, leaving behind loud thumps, yet soft footprints. Angry grizzly bear growls are drowned out by the thunderous crash of an…

Bike Rides for Black Lives | Courtesy of Alisha Zellner

Alisha Zellner, Colorado State University Police Corporal, started a fundraising event in response to the recent summer of civil unrest. Bike Rides for Black Lives, as well as Ride for Racial Justice, are Zellner’s foundations that have raised over $7,000 toward black inclusivity and equality.

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Cycling faces adversity due to COVID-19, but shockingly prevailed | Pixabay

I went out on a date recently. We had met virtually, of course, and were ready to take the next step into real-world interaction — something so inexplicably alien to our quarantined-filled summer. I stood awkwardly in her driveway as she hesitantly sauntered down concrete steps; both of us clearly…

Benjamin S Randall

Journalist by day, triathlete by night. Fulbright Scholar, science communicator, & podcaster. Listen here: https://anchor.fm/benjaminsrandall

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