Communication Toolbox

About CSU Research:

Colorado State University is recognized as one of the premier research institutions and routinely ranks in the top of all American Universities in research expenditures. The Office of the Vice President for Research has overall responsibility for facilitating the research enterprise at Colorado State University. The Office works to encourage and support the development, marketing and application of Colorado State University’s intellectual property and our world-renowned researchers, students and facilities.

About the Vice President for Research

Dr. Alan S. Rudolph is Vice President for Research at Colorado State University. Dr. Rudolph is a former member of senior executive service leading the US Biodefense, Biosecurity and Biotechnology programs at Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security. Dr. Rudolph has had an active career in translating interdisciplinary life sciences into useful applications for biotechnology development. His experience spans basic research to advanced development in academia, government laboratories, and most recently in the nonprofit and private sectors. He has published more than 100 papers, 15 patents, and started two biotechnology companies in areas including molecular biophysics, lipid self-assembly, drug delivery, blood substitutes, medical imaging, tissue engineering, neuroscience, and diagnostics. More..

CSU Research Branding


Our visual identity serves to position Colorado State University Research as a leading public research university. Consistent use of the identity enhances recognition of who we are and visually reinforces our reputation for quality and leadership.

This digital toolkit outlines usage guidelines for the UNC Research Bran for use on stationery, printed materials, websites, videos, and digital media.

About the Office of the Vice President for Research Communications

The Office of the Vice President for Research Communications serves the university by conveying the value and benefits of CSU research to the people of Colorado and the world.

Brand Promise

Local Discovery, Global Impact

Brand Drivers

  • At Colorado State University the world’s top scientists collaborate to solve problems, discover new technologies, and save lives.
  • Colorado State continues its upward trajectory of growth in dollar volume of its research with federal and state investments.
  • Multidisciplinary teams utilize diverse perspectives to collaborate on challenges attractive to research sponsors.
  • Our rich network of centers and institutes provides a convening point for scholars of different disciplines to move discoveries in practice and technologies into the market.

CSU Research Wordmark

Download CSU Research Wordmarks (includes CSU green and CSU white versions)

For the official CSU logo please go to the CSU Brand Style Guide.

PowerPoint Template

If you would like the official CSU Research branding in your powerpoint presentation, please feel free to download the templates below. If there is something more detailed and custom you would like created please email Lauren Klamm.

Download CSU Research Widescreen .PPTX file


Below you will find Microsoft Word templates with CSU Research branding. Please feel free to edit these layouts in however your organization needs them. If there is something more detailed and custom you would like created, please email Lauren Klamm.

Download CSU Research One Pager .DOCX file

Media Requests

Please direct media requests to Lauren Klamm.

VPR Social Media Policy

Learn about the VPR Social Media Policies. Register your Social Media accounts through the official CSU Social Media website.

VPR Lory Student Center Research Wall

To be featured on the VPR Lory Student Center Research Wall please email Lauren Klamm.


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