Community Briefs

Apr 062011
Authors: Collegian Staff Report

CSU forecasters predict wild hurricane season

Based on current La Nina conditions, CSU researchers have predicted an above-average 2011 hurricane season, estimating that 16 storms will form in the Atlantic basin from June 1 to Nov. 30.
Nine of these storms are expected to turn into hurricanes with five predicted to have sustained winds of 111 mph or higher.
This is the 28th year the CSU research team has made hurricane forecasts, and updates are expected to be issued on June 1 and Aug. 3.

Alumni Association to honor ‘Best Teachers’

Six CSU professors will be honored tonight during the 16th annual Best Teacher Awards at 6:30 p.m. in the Lory Student Center North Ballroom.
These professors were nominated via a campus-wide invitation, and the winners were selected based on what were deemed the best recommendations from students.
The cost to attend is $5 for students, $15 for alumni association members and $20 for others. Tickets can be purchased by calling 970-491-4601.

Treasures of Our Global Village museum unveiled

John Roberts, the founder of Fort Collins’ newest museum, Our Global Village, will be giving a presentation about some of the museum’s treasures to members of the CSU Women’s Association and guests at 9:30 a.m. today at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church.
Prior to opening the museum, Roberts spent 30 years in diplomatic service and is now a teacher for CSU’s international programs.
Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church is located at 2000 S. Lemay Ave.

Science savvy coming to CSU

CSU will host Colorado’s state-level science fair for students in grades 6-12 today in the Lory Student Center Main Ballroom during the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair.
Judging will take place today with the projects open to the public from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday.
In honor of the event, Temple Grandin will give a lecture in the LSC Theatre at 9 a.m. on Friday.

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