New Course Offerings in Wilderness Leadership

May 04, 2018

Ever wonder how to navigate through timber to a rocky point above treeline? Are you willing to spend the night out under the stars in the company of others exploring the value of wilderness experiences? Are you looking for the class that fits your passions?

2018 HDNR Award Winners

Apr 27, 2018

We would like to congratulate HDNR faculty and students for winning the Outstanding Publication award, Outstanding mentorship award, and JVK Wagar Honor Senior Award. Congratulations Rebecca Gruby and Jennifer Solomon, and to our seniors Julie Lipson, Madeleine Sweeney, Lauren Hughes, and Kami Bakken!

Rise of populism affects wildlife management in U.S.

Apr 09, 2018

Researchers at Colorado State University and The Ohio State University have found that a cultural backlash stemming from the rise of populism may limit opportunities for state fish and wildlife agencies to adapt to changing social values in the United States. The team reached this conclusion by analyzing more than 12,000 surveys from 19 states and studying ballot initiatives related to hunting.

HDNR Event Coordinator Position Search Open

Feb 13, 2018

This position will assist with implementing and collaborate on program planning, development, and strategic communications in the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources (HDNR). Responsibilities encompass assisting in the promotion and marketing of HDNR programs, webpage design and maintenance, and student recruitment. Duties also include assisting in the strategic development of opportunities as related to the department’s undergraduate, graduate, research, and outreach programs.

HDNR Tenure-track Faculty Position Open

Sep 14, 2017

Faculty Position – Assistant professor
Human Dimensions of Natural Resources
Warner College of Natural Resources – Colorado State University

Position Summary: This is a new resident-instruction/ on-campus tenure-track faculty position to support the department’s teaching, research, and outreach.  Workload will be distributed as 50% teaching/advising, 40% research and 10% service/outreach.

Why do human beings speak so many languages?

Jul 17, 2017

In many cases, you could stand at the edge of one village and see the outskirts of the next community. Yet the residents of each village spoke completely different languages. According to recent work by my colleagues at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, this island, just 100 kilometers long and 20 kilometers wide, is home to speakers of perhaps 40 different indigenous languages. Why so many?

Central China Normal University and HDNR Extend MTM China Agreement

Jun 28, 2017

Dean Hu Jin and Vice Dean Gong Jian of the Chinese Tourism Academy, Wuhan Branch, and Central China Normal University (CCNU) Graduate School Vice Dean Zhang Shun and Professor Wu Yijin visited campus to extend the agreement for our collaborative program, The Master of Tourism Management program in China (MTM-China) through CSU Online.