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CSU seminars at National Western Stock Show explore weather, water, and more

January 11, 2010

Colorado State University faculty members will host a series of educational seminars during the National Western Stock Show in Denver. The inaugural CSU Seminars, which are part of the university's increased presence during this year's Stock Show, are free and open to the public.

Free public seminars

Each seminar will be approximately one hour with an opportunity for audience questions at the end of the presentation.

The seminars will be held in the Beef Palace Auction Arena, located on the lower level of the Hall of Education at the National Western Stock Show complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver, Colo.

Full schedule of talks

The schedule includes:

Tuesday, Jan. 12 

 3 p.m. - Nolan Doesken, State Climatologist - "Weather Trends and Stock Show Weather."

Saturday, Jan. 16

9:30 a.m. – Rusty Collins, Jefferson County Extension director, hosting a program titled, "Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy" presented by CSU Extension, and featuring keynote speaker Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture, John Stulp. There will also be two speakers discussing energy efficiency and solar power.

1 p.m. - Dean Hendrickson, director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital - "Equine Wound Care"

2 p.m. - Sherry Stewart, assistant to the dean for Admissions and Student Affairs in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences - "So You Want to be a Veterinarian..."

3 p.m. - Laurie Goodrich, assistant professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, specializing in equine lameness and surgery - "Successfully Treating Equine Orthopedic Injuries with Stem Cells"

Monday, Jan. 18

10 a.m. - Neil Grigg, professor of civil engineering - "Colorado Water - Cities and Farms Can Live Together"

3 p.m. – Laura Bauer, assistant director of the Nutrition Center - "The Wild West Diet for Today, While Eating What you Like"

Tuesday, Jan. 19 

3 p.m. - Jessica Davis, director of the Institute for Livestock and the Environment – “ILE’s Current Research Efforts”

Contact: Jim Beers
Phone: (970) 491-6401