Nov 032010
Authors: Collegian Staff Report

CSU prof gets $2.75 million to train scientists, engineers

Jorge A. Ramirez, a civil and environmental engineering professor at CSU, recently received $2.75 million to train the next generation of water scientists.

According to a press release, the National Science Foundation gave him the grant to help him develop a doctoral program in “integrated, multidisciplinary research and education that addresses the complex hydrologic, ecologic and socio-economic challenges facing society.”

The five-year grant will help train up to 30 students, who will probe the questions of variability and uncertainty, vulnerability of human use and ecosystems and sustainability.

Locks of Love donations wanted

Greek Life’s Panhellenic Council is hosting a hair drive to benefit Locks of Love, a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to children suffering from illnesses that cause long-term hair loss.

Tuana Hair Design, one of the local salons participating in this hair drive, is offering a free haircut and style in exchange for hair donations of 6 inches or more.

If you are interested in making a complementary appointment for Friday afternoon between 2 and 6 p.m., e-mail

— Collegian Staff Report

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