Community briefs for 11/19

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Nov 182010
 
Authors: Collegian Staff Report

City offices, facilities close for Thanksgiving

All city offices and facilities will be closed on Nov. 25 in celebration of Thanksgiving, according to a release from the cityís marketing department.

There will be no Transfort bus service, and all library branches, the Northside Aztlan Community Center and the Senior Center will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24.

All city offices will resume regular hours on Nov. 26.

Ag Sciences professors awarded

Three members of CSUís College of Agricultural Sciences have received awards for their work in soil sciences by three nationally acclaimed organizations.

The American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America recently presented awards to Lee Sommers, an associate dean in the College of Agricultural Sciences, Scott Haley, a professor and wheat breeder in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, and Mariko Matsuda, a CSU senior social and crop sciences major.

Sommers was recognized for his outstanding service to soil science, as he has oversight and leadership over agricultural research programs in 15 departments university-wide, according to a press release from CSU spokesman Jim Beers.

Haleyís research focuses on winter wheat variety development for Eastern Colorado and the High Plains while Matsuda is studying plant breeding, genetics and biotechnology ññ work he was recognized for by the Golden Opportunity Scholars Institute by the Crop Science Society of America. This program encourages undergraduates to enter the crop sciences profession, the same release said.

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