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2014-07-23 02:00:14

Elizabeth Lock, University of Colorado at Boulder Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation equipment reduces children's stress and inattention, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study. Working on class assignments or gardening in such settings also provide stress-reducing benefits for youth, according to a paper published in the journal Health & Place. The study is one of the first of its kind to focus on the...

2014-05-07 12:34:28

CU Boulder Alumnus Encourages Entrepreneurial Thinking BOULDER, Colo., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rally (NYSE: RALY), a leading global provider of enterprise-class software and services solutions to drive business agility, today announced that Tim Miller, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will give the commencement address for the Department of Economics at the University of Colorado at Boulder on May 8. Miller is an alumnus of CU Boulder, holding an M.S. in management science and...

2014-05-01 23:13:38

ColdQuanta Wins University of Colorado Technology Transfer Award Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Last week, the University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office recognized ColdQuanta as Company of the Year at an awards ceremony co-hosted and sponsored by Faegre Baker Daniels LLC. “ColdQuanta is commercializing some of the most innovative technology to come out of CU,” said Ted Weverka, a University of Colorado licensing manager. “The company has had consistent growth, with...

2014-04-15 23:01:28

The Rocky Mountain Lighting Academy (RMLA) will offer a one-of-a-kind immersive educational opportunity for lighting professionals this summer at the University of Colorado Boulder. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The Rocky Mountain Lighting Academy (RMLA) will offer a one-of-a-kind immersive educational opportunity for lighting professionals this summer at the University of Colorado Boulder. The RMLA’s Summer Lighting Course is scheduled for June 23-27 on the CU-Boulder campus. The...

2014-04-15 16:20:42

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will tour the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) and speak with students and faculty at the University of Colorado-Boulder on Friday, Apr. 18. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Bolden will tour the LASP Space Technology Research Center at 8:45 a.m. MT, and hold a media availability at the conclusion of the tour. The lab currently is involved with a number of...

2014-04-09 23:01:41

Tremendous growth in enrollments and a changing economic, technological and reputational landscape have prompted the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder to set two ambitious new goals for the year 2020. Improvements in the college’s “Best Graduate Schools” rankings, released in mid-March by U.S. News & World Report, indicate good progress in the right direction. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Tremendous growth in enrollments and a...

2014-03-20 08:24:18

Project demonstrates Panasonic and Coronal's continued alliance in eco construction market NEWARK, N.J., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Panasonic Eco Solutions North America (Panasonic) and Coronal Management, LLC (Coronal) announced that they have completed a 290.44 kilowatt solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation installation at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder). This installation is the second of its kind at the university; the first installation was...

Innovative Solar-powered Toilet Developed, Ready For Unveiling In India
2014-03-14 12:44:38

University of Colorado Boulder A revolutionary University of Colorado Boulder toilet fueled by the sun that is being developed to help some of the 2.5 billion people around the world lacking safe and sustainable sanitation will be unveiled in India this month. The self-contained, waterless toilet, designed and built using a $777,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has the capability of heating human waste to a high enough temperature to sterilize human waste and...

2014-02-11 23:03:30

The University of Colorado Boulder Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program (ITP) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Juniper Networks. Through Juniper’s Academic Alliance Program, the partnership provides access to assets and equipment from Juniper that enables ITP students to gain experience on different operating system platforms. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The University of Colorado Boulder Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program (ITP) is pleased...

2014-02-04 23:28:04

Georgia Institute of Technology Defeats Runners-Up Colorado School of Mines and University of Maryland, College Park in Thrilling International Programming Championship Final Round Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Windward, a leader in reporting and document generation software, has announced the winners of the 2014 Windward Code Wars hackathon. Georgia Institute of Technology won top honors as Yellow Jackets, made up of students Ben Cousins, Sadra Yazdanbod, Yijie Wang, and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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