105: Latest CSU Health Research

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Panel A

Image Caption: Research starts with a simple question: “Why?” Scientists ask fundamental questions, discover possibilities, and find solutions to help keep our world healthy. Their decisions can impact ecosystems across the entire planet.

Leading Health Research

Colorado State University is a global leader in animal and human health research. CSU researchers conduct studies, analyze results, and gain perspectives that impact every aspect of our world.

Although CSU researchers often provide a treatment plan for one sick animal their findings can also help solve problems that affect huge populations of animals and people. As you read about the life-changing work that researchers are completing at CSU, think about how their discoveries impact you.

Panel B

Image Caption: CSU needs you. The most successful teams are made up of individuals from various backgrounds who bring their own unique and diverse perspectives. Think about how your unique voice could help a team solve today’s problems.

The Next Generation of Scientists

CSU professors and students work at the intersection of human, animal, and environmental health. This means we believe the health of all people is closely connected to that of animals, plants, and our shared surroundings. CSU is excited for the next generation of scientists (you!) to bring their unique perspective, individual ideas, and inquiring minds to help discover answers to the world’s complex questions.

Think about a problem that impacts your life … What’s your creative solution?

BIDTAH BECKER

Associate Attorney, Navajo Tribal Utility Authority

Ms. Becker has dedicated her career to the Navajo Nation and its natural resources.  She is currently serving as an Associate Attorney for the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority.  Prior to this position, she had the honor of serving as the Director of the Navajo Nation Division of Natural Resources from May 2013 to January 2019, as an appointee of President Begaye and Vice-President Nez, after serving eleven (11) years as an attorney for the Navajo Nation focusing on water rights and natural resources issues.  Continuing her deep interest and passion for water, she serves on the Leadership Team for the Water and Tribes Initiative in the Colorado River Basin, as a Commissioner on the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission, as an appointee of Governor Lujan Grisham, and on the Navajo Nation Water Rights Commission, as an appointee of Speaker Damon.  Ms. Becker is equally passionate about supporting artists and serves as a Trustee for the Institute of American Indian Arts and Culture (IAIA), as an appointee of President Obama.  Ms. Becker is a member of the Nation and lives on the Navajo Nation in Fort Defiance with her husband and two school age children.

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