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2012-08-05 23:01:37

Participants go through a life-changing week of exercise, learning, sane (but exquisite) eating and drinking and get reoriented and re-remotivated for the next year. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) August 05, 2012 The enormously successful Younger Next Year Aspen Club Immersion weeks are coming back to Aspen this September. But with a profound difference. The week will be heavily based on the new YNY book, THINNER THIS YEAR, which authors Chris Crowley and Professor Jennifer Sacheck, Ph.D. of Tufts are...

2012-08-02 06:23:08

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders and experts from the public, private, and academic sectors will explore the role of transparency and openness in fostering more effective, innovative and accountable governance at a roundtable discussion Aug. 5-8 in Aspen, Colo. The event will be streamed live at www.aspeninstitute.tv. The annual Forum on Communications and Society (FOCAS), a project of the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, explores how public...

2012-07-16 06:25:03

ASPEN, Colo., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As many as 50 local cyclists including Boulder native and U.S. Cycling National Track Champion cyclist Cari Higgins will ride as far as 100k through the steep rolling hills of the Aspen Valley to help provide bicycles to those living in extreme poverty in sub-Saharan Africa. It's part of the Aspen International World Vision Bike Ride for Africa taking place Friday, July 20th and Saturday, July 21st, 2012. The event begins in Paepcke Park in downtown...

2012-06-13 10:20:04

SAN FRANCISCO and ASPEN, Colo., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- XOJET, Inc., a leader in private aviation, today announced that it has partnered with Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) to provide private aviation services for JAS' National Council and Board members. For these elite JAS members, XOJET has established an exclusive private air Concierge Access(TM) service that will deliver global private aviation services, exclusive access to XOJET programs and advantageous pricing for travel to...

2012-06-07 10:23:15

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute and The Atlantic announce their eighth annual celebration of ideas with the 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival. In Aspen, Colorado, from June 27 through July 3, more than 250 of the most interesting thinkers and leaders from around the country and the world will gather to discuss their work, the issues that inspire them, and their ideas. The week's programming will span a vast range of critical topics such as the economy,...

2012-05-31 10:25:32

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NVR, Inc. (NYSE: NVR), one of the nation's largest homebuilding and mortgage banking companies, celebrates the Grand Opening of the new Florence model home at The Meadows of Aspen Trails. Built by NVR's Ryan Homes Cincinnati division, The Meadows of Aspen Trails offers prices starting from the $150's. The new Florence model home at The Meadows of Aspen Trails offers just the right amount of space, with the flexibility to customize based on...

2012-05-17 14:20:56

Scholars to Attend Aspen Ideas Festival and Create Local Ideas Festivals ASPEN, Colo., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bezos Scholars Program @ the Aspen Institute is pleased to announce the selection of the 2012 Bezos Scholars. This prestigious all-expense-paid scholarship brings together 12 of the nation's top public high school juniors and 12 exceptional educators for a week of exploration, dialogue and debate at the acclaimed Aspen Ideas Festival, June 26 - July 2,...

2012-04-26 10:20:24

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Space Foundation has inducted low-density, light-weight flexible aerogel insulating material into its Space Technology Hall of Fame®. The foundation also inducted Dr. George L. Gould, Aspen Aerogels' vice president of research and development, into the Hall of Fame for his role in developing and adapting aerogels for commercial use. The Space Foundation established the Space Technology Hall of Fame (www.spacetechhalloffame.org) in...

2012-04-22 23:01:07

The City of Aspen announced this week that it has hired Andrew Ernemann of BJ Adams and Company as its new real estate broker, following a four-month search and interview process. Ernemann was chosen from a pool of eight candidates who responded to the city´s request in December for proposals. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) April 22, 2012 The City of Aspen announced this week that it has hired Andrew Ernemann of BJ Adams and Company as its new real estate broker, following a four-month search and...

2012-04-18 06:24:58

Featured speakers include Julius Genachowski, Daniel Weitzner and Reed Hundt WASHINGTON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program will release a report of the International Digital Economy Accords (IDEA) Project entitled, Toward a Single, Global Digital Economy: The First Report of the Aspen Institute IDEA Project. The Aspen Institute IDEA Project is an internationally inclusive project designed to explore the free flow of...