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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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2007-12-13 07:24:24

SAN FRANCISCO - New findings from NASA's CloudSat and other spacecraft in NASA's "A-Train" constellation of five Earth observing satellites offer important insights into this year's record reduction of Arctic sea ice, global rainfall patterns and the effects of pollution on clouds. The investigations are giving scientists a greater understanding of factors influencing Earth's present climate and an important foundation for better understanding long-term climate change. Speaking at the fall...

2006-09-01 11:18:39

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - The number of hurricanes churning through the Caribbean toward the United States this year is likely to be less than once feared and may even be less than normal, a noted U.S. hurricane research team said on Friday. The Colorado State University team formed by pioneer forecaster William Gray cut its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season for a second time and predicted there would be 13 tropical storms with five of them becoming hurricanes....

2006-08-03 08:47:16

MIAMI (Reuters) - A noted hurricane research team on Thursday reduced its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season to 15 tropical storms and said seven of those would become hurricanes. In May, the Colorado State University team formed by pioneer forecaster William Gray had predicted the 2006 season would bring 17 storms and that nine would become hurricanes.

2006-08-03 09:05:00

By Jim Loney MIAMI -- A noted hurricane research team on Thursday reduced its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season but said it would still be above average with 15 tropical storms, seven of which would become hurricanes. In May, the Colorado State University team formed by pioneer forecaster William Gray had predicted the 2006 season would bring 17 storms and that nine would become hurricanes. The CSU forecast, which is updated several times each year, said three of the hurricanes would...


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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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