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2011-05-06 00:00:29

The National Homeland Defense Foundation (NHDF) has announced the winners for the Fifth Annual National Security Innovation Competition held at the United States Air Force Academy, April 29, 2011. Colorado Springs, Colorado (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 The National Homeland Defense Foundation (NHDF) today announced the winners for the Fifth Annual National Security Innovation Competition held at the United States Air Force Academy on April 29. First place with a prize award of $10,000: University...

2010-12-31 00:01:01

Only university competition awarding scholarships for innovation serving national security needs Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) December 29, 2010 The fifth annual National Security Innovation Competition (NSIC) is making a call for academic research papers and interested sponsors, according to organizers for the 2011 event. The Colorado Homeland Defense Alliance (CHDA) and the Colorado Springs Technology Incubator will host the competition on April 29, 2011 at the United States Air Force...

2009-09-10 11:19:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies, a graduate school specializing in psychology programs at the master's and doctoral levels, has appointed Trina Purcell to library director and has embarked upon a year-long renovation of its Student Resource Center. Purcell joins the university from The Denver Public Library where she served as reference librarian, curator of photographs and digital project manager. During her career, she has also been...

2009-07-28 05:38:00

LONDON, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Defence Equipment and Support, a department of the Ministry of Defence, today announced a five-year strategic agreement for IBM to manage the UK Air Surveillance Command & Control System (UCCS). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The IBM system is used to identify every one of the thousands of aircraft that are in the skies above the UK at any moment of the day. It tracks their movements against...

2008-10-09 09:00:44

Novan Solar Inc. of Golden, Colorado was chosen for the design and installation of a 68-panel solar thermal system for pool heating at the new University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Recreation Center. It will be installed in the fall of 2008. The brand new $12 million dollar Campus Recreation Center features a swimming pool, aerobic and fitness rooms, an indoor running track, a basketball court, and two gyms inside. Students voted to tax themselves $5 a student per semester for five...

2008-06-24 02:30:14

NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Marzano, renowned education analyst lauded for his critical examinations of curriculum design and implementation strategy, will deliver the keynote address at EduStat University 2008 at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Dr. Marzano will lead a discussion focused on helping educators build on the vision of data-driven decision making to create a comprehensive plan for system-wide practice in their school districts. "We are excited to...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'