Community Briefs for 02/22

Feb 212011
Authors: Collegian Staff Report

Free Weight Loss Program hits CSU

Anyone between the ages of 18 and 60 who wants to lose weight can register for a 12-week food portion control program in Gifford Building, room 114.

Participants get to keep the potion measuring tools. Anyone interested must register with the Kendall Anderson Nutrition Center.

Prehistory Seminar on campus

University of Utah associate professor of ancient near-Eastern history and archaeology Bradley Parker will give a presentation at 4 p.m. in Clark A-205.

Parker will examine households in Late Chalcolithic Upper Mesopotamia based on archaeological findings in Turkey.
He will use artifacts found in a burned home to construct an idea of how ancient civilizations may have lived.

CSU department head makes Hall of Fame

CSU Department of Animal Sciences Head Bill Wailes will be inducted into the Colorado Agriculture Hall of fame on Feb. 24 due to his contribution to innovative dairy technologies and research initiatives.

“This really is a lifetime-achievement award. It’s meant to celebrate the accomplishments of people who continue to mold and shape Colorado agriculture,” said Don Thorn, executive director of the Colorado Future Farmers of America Foundation in a press release.

Wailes will begin a one-year special assignment to raise money for a $20 million renovation of the Animal Sciences Building.

Forest Service applications to protect land

The Colorado State Forest Service is accepting proposals for the Forest Legacy Program wherein the U.S. Forest service to buy private forest land and protect it from non-forest uses.

“This program provides additional incentive to Colorado landowners to protect their private forestlands in perpetuity,” said Joe Duda, CSFS Forest Management Division supervisor in a press release.

CSFS received $10.3 million in Forest Legacy funding. The deadline to apply is July 24 for the 2013 fiscal year.

— Collegian Staff Report

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