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You still have time – until August 8, 2018 – to submit scholarship applications and save on the abstract fee for our first conference on "Leveraging Genomic Diversity for Animal and Human Health." This is part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

We recommend you read this article, Is Deforestation Driving Mt. Kenya’s Glacier Recession?, by , which quotes the Africa Center's Director, Dr. Kathleen Galvin.

We recommend the article, Tanzania’s Maasai face ongoing threats, intimidation, and arrests, by Chris Lang and published by the Conservation Watch.

Photo credit: Chris Lang, Conservation Watch

Colorado State University's Water Center has selected five Water Research Teams and two Water Faculty Fellows as recipients of funding for 2018-2019. Two teams feature our own Africa Center senior leadership, including Director Dr. Kathleen Galvin.

Photo credit: CSU Water Center

Have you read this article from the Source?  This is a great story about collaboration at CSU!

Photo credit: Bill Cotton

Katarzyna Nowak, a Fellow at the Safina Center, New York, was at the Women and Science Symposium and wrote a nice blog quoting Africa Center Director, Dr. Kathleen Galvin. To read click: A Science Symposium–for Women.

Photo: Professor Galvin shares her research on human nutrition in East Africa (credit: Katarzyna Nowak).

We recommend Kevin Jablonski's blog post, The Green Hills, published by the Center for Collaborative Conservation.

Photo: Goats and Maasai herders in Chyulus (credit Philip Briggs)

The Africa Center's Dr. David Bunn spoke with 9News in Denver about the deteriorating health of the world's last male northern white rhino.  Watch here: Infection deteriorating health of the world's last male northern white rhino.


Our panel discussion, Innovations Out of Africa: Technology held February 20, 2018, was highlighted in the Rocky Mountain Collegian.  Click the link below to read the article by below!

CSU faculty, USGS researcher discuss solutions to sustainability challenges in Africa

Photo: The Africa Center's Dr. Susan van den Heever speaks to the crowd

Photo credit: Ashley Potts, Rocky Mountain Collegian

Former Africa Center Graduate Student Fellow and CSU graduate, Matthew Luizza, PhD, of the American Association for the Advancement of Science was interviewed and quoted in this article published in The Economist.