S2 E14: Science, Policy, and Communication with Brad Udall
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by Colorado State University's Spur Campus
3M ago
Brad Udall is a senior water and climate research scientist at Colorado State University’s Colorado Water Center. Though focused on the Colorado River Basin, he is an expert in hydrology and policy-related concerns of the American West, where his work often weaves together science, policy, and communication about these complicated issues. Brad holds an engineering degree from Stanford and an MBA from Colorado State University.  Colorado River Science Website Colorado Water Center Website Connect with the Colorado Water Center on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram Theme Music: “Work” by Ket ..read more
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S2 E13: Agriculture's Wicked Problems with Kim Stackhouse-Lawson
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by Colorado State University's Spur Campus
3M ago
Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson is a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University and the Director of AgNext — a program at CSU tasked with finding solutions to feeding 12.3 billion people by the end of this century. That might seem like a seriously wicked problem, but it is one that requires addressing, and Dr. Stackhouse-Lawson and her team at AgNext are working diligently to find answers.  AgNext Website AgNext on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter Theme Music: “Work” by Ketsa Production: Kevin Samuelson ..read more
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S2 E12: Better Buildings for a Sustainable Future with Ben Shepherd
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by Colorado State University's Spur Campus
3M ago
Ben Shepherd is the director and planning practice leader at Atelier Ten, an environmental design consulting firm based in New York City. Ben has extensive experience with urban ecology, renewable energy, and green development. He's worked on plans including commercial, university, government, and transportation projects, and has consulted on more than 100 high-performance building projects. Ben also teaches environmental design courses at the Yale School of Architecture. Atelier Ten Website Atelier Ten on Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter Theme Music: “Work” by Ketsa Production: Kevin Samuels ..read more
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S2 E11: Health and Well-being in Populations with Sheryl Magzamen
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by Colorado State University's Spur Campus
3M ago
What is influencing the health and well-being of populations? Why do people in some neighborhoods develop diseases when those in other neighborhoods don’t? These kinds of questions are often at the forefront of Dr. Sheryl Magzamen’s day-to-to life. Sheryl is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental and Radiological Sciences at Colorado State University and her work is primarily focused on understanding the relative contribution of social factors and environmental exposures on childhood chronic disease. Magzamen Labs Website Dept. of Environmental and Radiological Sciences Web ..read more
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S2 E10: A University System for Everybody with Tony Frank
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by Colorado State University's Spur Campus
3M ago
What does it mean to be the Chancellor of a state university system? Dr. Tony Frank joined CSU in 1993 and served in a variety of capacities before becoming university President in 2008. In 2015 he moved into a dual role as president and chancellor of the CSU System — a network of three degree-granting campuses, as well as the CSU Spur campus in Denver, and the CSU Todos Santos Center in Baja California Sur, Mexico.  CSU System Website Colorado State University Website CSU Pueblo Website CSU Global Website CSU Spur Website Follow the CSU System on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram Connect ..read more
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S2 E9: Managing a Water Utility During a Water Crisis with Jim Lochhead
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by Colorado State University's Spur Campus
3M ago
Jim Lochhead was appointed as the CEO of Denver Water in 2010, where he oversees the management of the drinking water for Denver and the surrounding suburbs. Prior to his tenure at Denver Water, Jim held a variety of positions including working in private law practice on natural resource issues in the US and around the world. Jim will be leaving Denver Water this spring but will leave behind a lasting legacy on the biggest water utility in the mountain region.  Denver Water Website Follow Denver Water on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram Connect with Denver Water on LinkedIn Theme Music ..read more
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S2 E8: Kate Greenberg and the Future of Agriculture
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by Colorado State University's Spur Campus
3M ago
In December 2018, Governor Jared Polis appointed Kate Greenberg as Colorado’s Commissioner of Agriculture. Kate brings more than 12 years of working in agriculture that spans from legislative advocacy to working directly in the field. In her current role, Kate provides leadership and direction serving producers operating more than 38,700 farms and ranches in the state. Department of Agriculture Website Follow Kate on Instagram Connect with the Department of Ag. on LinkedIn Theme Music: “Work” by Ketsa Production: Kevin Samuelson ..read more
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S2 E7: Water in the West Global Solutions: Innovation and Investment Panel
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by Colorado State University's Spur Campus
3M ago
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S2 E6: Diana Wall and the Solutions to Global Issues in the Soil
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by Colorado State University's Spur Campus
3M ago
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S2 E5: Linda Appel Lipsius and Community Through Gardening
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by Colorado State University's Spur Campus
3M ago
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