April 15, 2022 2022 Colorado State University Provost Awards

Carol was awarded an Oliver P. Pennock Distinguished Service award at Colorado State University, which recognizes meritorious and outstanding achievement over a five-year period.

April 15, 2022 Luke Davis, runner-up for 2022 CSU Student Employee of the Year Award

Microbiology undergraduate student Luke is a member of the saliva and wastewater testing team and was tireless in his contribution to CSU’s pandemic response.

January 21, 2022 Team of Colorado State University researchers taking wastewater epidemiology to next level

While the state program expands, De Long, Wilusz and a talented team of CSU scientists are working to improve the process, to protect public health and develop the technology to spot future viruses faster.

December 10, 2021 Englewood Herald: Despite fewer reported cases, COVID up in sewage tests

Some of South Platte’s waste samples find their way to Carol Wilusz, a professor and researcher at Colorado State University, whose lab has been testing wastewater for COVID twice a week since August 2020.

March 26, 2021 Action in a Time of Crisis: Colorado State University Research Retrospective

Top Colorado State University researchers mobilized their disciplines over the course of the past year to address challenges raised by the global coronavirus pandemic.

January 28, 2021 CSU delivers COVID wastewater testing data to state health officials and wastewater partners

Colorado wastewater testing data from the Carol Wilusz Lab at CSU is now publicly available via a CDPHE dashboard designed by CSU engineers.

December 5, 2020 Video: Colorado State University Wastewater Covid-19 Testing

Faculty, staff and students explain the detailed process of COVID-19 wastewater testing at Colorado State University in a student-produced video.

November 1, 2020 USA Today: The best COVID-19 warning system? Poop and pooled spit, says one Colorado university.

Colorado State University has established more efficient and cost-effective methods for early detection of COVID-19 infections on campus.

October 26, 2020 NPR: Colleges Turn To Wastewater Testing In An Effort To Flush Out The Coronavirus

CSU was uniquely equipped to analyze wastewater samples for COVID-19, thanks to the Carol Wilusz Lab.