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Spoiler alert: Success can come from any background

Soto is well known for her research on embodied cognition, her compassion for each student as an individual, her work ethic and her desire to normalize failure on the path to success. It might not be immediately apparent that her parents only have a third-grade education.

Kim and Jay Norvell tour mathematics professor’s lab to learn about cystic fibrosis research

This wasn’t the first time Colorado State University mathematics professor Jennifer Mueller had received an email saying someone on campus was interested in coming over and talking with her about her research.

CSU researchers funded by DARPA to demystify neural networks, improve cybersecurity

CSU computer scientists and mathematicians are seeking to bring mathematics-based clarity to how artificial neural networks function, and how they can be better protected against security threats.

CSU startup company Numerica ensures homeland security in air, missile and space industries

Former math professor Aubrey Poore started Numerica at CSU in 1996. The company is now a global leader in the defense industry.