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2008-07-30 12:00:00

By Anthony A. Mestas, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 30--ORDWAY -- Otero and Crowley counties have a new range and livestock management extension agent. Natalie Edmundson of Ordway took the position in June. She replaced Bill Hancock, who retired two years ago. Edmundson, who grew up on a ranch north of Karval, graduated from Genoa-Hugo High School then went on to earn her bachelor's degree in biology at Colorado State University-Pueblo. After working as a hydrology and range...

2008-07-29 15:01:07

By Gayle Perez, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 29--Colorado State University-Pueblo will be using more of the sun's energy to power the campus through a new solar power project believed to be the largest of its kind on a college campus. Construction will begin soon on a three-acre, 1-plus megawatt ground-based solar electric power system that will provide energy equal to at least 10 percent of the university's current electrical needs. The project is expected to be operational by...

2008-07-23 09:00:58

By Gargi Chakrabarty Colorado State University is banking that the green movement is here to stay, announcing plans Tuesday for a unique school to train green collar workers. The school, at CSU's Fort Collins campus, will be called the School of Global Environmental Sustainability. It will cater to students from various disciplines keen to hone their skills for the nation's growing green industry. "This is the next logical step in CSU's efforts to find unique ways to become more engaged...

2008-07-19 09:00:23

By Jerd Smith Nearly $3 billion of ambitious new water projects along the Front Range are in various stages of launching - from completing a lengthy federal permitting process to actually breaking ground. The pending boom includes seven new or expanded reservoirs and at least one major pipeline. Barely recovered from the 2002 drought and with projected shortages looming, the water districts and cities involved say it is imperative that the projects be built now. When completed, the...

2008-07-18 06:00:29

By Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jul. 18--U.S. Sen. Wayne Allard, R-Colo., has secured nearly $3 million for Colorado State University projects as part of the fiscal year 2009 Agriculture Appropriations bill. Allard, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said in a press release that funding the projects will help "CSU maintain its position as a top tier university in agriculture." Four projects will get federal money from the bill. --$1.5 million will go to the Global Change...

2008-07-07 09:00:52

By Julie Poppen Call it the next wave in online learning. The Colorado State University System is launching Internet courses based on the needs of employers and employees, going head to head with private, job-oriented colleges that tailor their degree programs to the business and professional worlds. "There's a whole host of people out there who can't get to a campus," said Richard Schweigert, CEO of the CSU-Global Campus. "All of our degree programs will be market driven. We ask the...

2008-06-15 15:00:39

By Chris Casey, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Jun. 15--The University of Northern Colorado, which has a spotty record of attracting Greeley-area students, wants to be the first college choice of those high school graduates. Out of last year's 2,250 freshmen, only 60 came from Greeley schools. UNC leaders are ramping up outreach programs and marketing efforts, but what seems most on the mind of area students is cost. Tuition and fees will total $4,680 per year for undergraduate residents...

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2008-04-28 17:50:00

By pioneering the science of seasonal hurricane forecasting and teaching 70 graduate students who now populate the National Hurricane Center and other research outposts, William Gray turned a city far from the stormy seas into a hurricane research mecca. But now the institution in Fort Collins, Colo., where he has worked for nearly half a century, has told Gray it may end its support of his seasonal forecasting. As he enters his 25th year of predicting hurricane season activity, Colorado...

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2008-04-21 13:40:00

The shrinking expanse of Arctic sea ice is increasingly vulnerable to summer sunshine, new research concludes. The study, by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and Colorado State University (CSU), finds that unusually sunny weather contributed to last summer's record loss of Arctic ice, while similar weather conditions in past summers do not appear to have had comparable impacts.The study, which draws on observations from instruments on a new group of NASA...

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2008-04-07 09:25:00

Rising interest in "sustainable" fabrics is fostering a bamboo boom, in which bamboo-based fabrics are hitting the market as a leading eco-friendly textile.Chemists in Colorado now are reporting solutions to two major problems with bamboo fabrics that may speed adoption of this amazing plant "” which grows like Jack's beanstalk without special care "” in garments and other consumer products. Reporting at the 235th national meeting of the American Chemical Society, Subhash Appidi...


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2012-10-27 13:48:02

Martin Joseph Fettman was selected as a Payload Specialist candidate by NASA in December of 1991 because of his life’s dedication to pathology. He continues today with his dedication by bringing awareness to science in space to many public forums. Fettman was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1965. He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York and graduated in 1973. He went on to further his academics at Cornell University. His focus was animal nutrition and in 1976, he...

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