Month: March 2018

Adams State chemistry majors receive prestigious internships

Article by Korry Goldstein Samuel Reid starting work in the chemistry lab. A track and field athlete from Pennsylvania and a San Luis Valley native will spend the summer pursuing their passions for chemistry, thanks to REU (research experience for undergraduates) paid internships. Adams State University junior chemistry majors Samuel Reid and Jeremiah Givens will […]

Federal Government increases Pell Grant to benefit of ASU students

For over half the students attending Adams State University who are Pell Grant eligible, the cost of attending college just became a little easier. The U.S. Department of Education announced an increase in the Federal Pell Grant for the 2018-19 academic year from $5,920 to $6,095. The increase was part of the recently passed Omnibus […]

Profs produce film on nuclear landscape of Southwest

As a graduate student in Boulder, Taylor Dunne initially admired the beauty of nearby Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge. Then she learned its history. Formerly a nuclear weapons plant, Rocky Flats was closed in 1989 and became a Superfund clean-up site. That realization led Dunne to begin a film project that focuses on the nuclear […]

New cohort for ASU master’s degree in public administration begins this summer

A new cohort begins this summer in Adams State University’s Master of Arts – Humanities degree with an emphasis in public administration. The program’s introductory course will be offered during Summer Session, beginning June 3. The 36-credit hour, fully online program is designed to help current or aspiring professionals in state or local government, as […]

Public invited to mini-conference on outdoor recreation at ASU

For those who love the great outdoors, an upcoming conference offers a great chance to learn more about outdoor recreation’s contribution to the local economy. It will also review the many resources available to those in the San Luis Valley who want to develop outdoor-related businesses. The community is welcome to attend the free Mini-Conference […]

Adams State alumnus receives Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

Inspiring young students for a fascination with science and the endless possibilities in STEM careers comes naturally for Adams State University alumnus Diego Martinez. He was selected by the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Space Foundation as the recipient for the 2018 Alan Shepard Technology in Education […]

Iron exhibit closing reception is April 6

A detail of "Fragmented" by Anthony Guntren The Adams State University Cloyde Snook Gallery Fe! Collective Experiences in Iron exhibit continues through April 6. An artists’ lecture will begin at 4 p.m. Friday, April 6, in the Art Building room 227 and a closing reception will follow. The show, curated by Candy Nartonis and Anthony […]

ASU graduate student conducts study on cancer and exercise

Cancer survivors participate in a group activity at the Alamosa Recreation Center. Danielle P. Smith believes in the power of healthy eating and exercise. After losing a sister to cancer, she also is committed to improving the quality of life for all who have faced the challenge of a cancer diagnosis. Smith, an Adams State […]

Eleventh Annual ASU Student Scholar Days begins April 4

Photo by Daniel Parsons Taylor Wiggins, HPPE major, presents his research during the 2017 Adams State Student Scholar Days. The eleventh annual Adams State University Student Scholar Days includes presentations from disciplines across campus. Student Scholar Days, an annual multidisciplinary two-day conference, highlights the academic achievements of undergraduate students at Adams State. Oral presentations are […]