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2014-08-26 23:13:56

The Jonathan Merage Foundation committed to a $130,000 investment to the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science for the procurement of a tracker vehicle and a new lightning detection instrument to be integrated into a small, unmanned aircraft. This system is being designed to measure electric field changes associated with lightning strikes. Englewood, CO (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 This investment is a continuation of support from the Jonathan Merage...

2014-08-20 16:21:14

Summer camps offered hands-on learning in cybersecurity, clean energy technology, biomedical engineering, rocketry and robotics AURORA, Colo. and COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) partnered again with local high schools and universities to co-host summer camps in July and Aug. featuring hands-on learning opportunities in cybersecurity, clean energy technologies, biomedical engineering, rocketry and robotics....

2014-08-13 23:00:55

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a man from Oklahoma City who put on weight as he battled depression after serving in the military and a Las Vegas woman who’s been overweight and bullied since childhood. Only one of the two will complete the full year-long transformational journey. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a man from Oklahoma City who put on weight as he battled...

2014-08-07 23:11:01

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a woman from Owensboro, Ky. who, at just 4’5” tall, has faced a lifelong struggle with her height…and her weight. Sara is the first “little person” featured on the show and believes that being nearly 150 pounds overweight is holding her back from her true potential. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a woman from Owensboro, Ky. who, at just...

2014-07-31 23:02:21

A program for anyone looking to experience weight loss “boot camp” is coming to the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) as a one-week destination weight loss boot camp and transformation program. “Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp,” a collaboration between AHWC and Eyeworks USA, is an evidenced-based program inspired by the unscripted series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced for ABC by Eyeworks USA. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 A...

green schoolyards
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...

2014-07-16 23:01:52

Georgeanna is a former competitive gymnast and high school cheerleader from Tulsa, OK. who at 315 pounds can no longer do the back handspring she had vowed to do every year on her birthday until she turned 60. This episode documents her year-long physical and emotional journey. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a former competitive gymnast and high school cheerleader from Tulsa, OK. who vowed to do a back handspring every year on...

2014-07-10 23:09:59

Resident Care Systems (RCS), a senior housing web-based EHR application completes product validation and announces plans to sell the company. Delivering comprehensive care and medication management, and improved communications, RCS has been successfully tested at various Assisted Living facilities and is in use at four sites. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 RCSPros, LLC, a Colorado Springs-based company specializing in Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology for assisted...

2014-07-09 23:00:31

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a former beauty pageant contestant from Atlanta, GA who was told by judges when she was young that she was too heavy to compete. Brandi quit competing and continued to put on weight eventually reaching 329 pounds. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a former beauty pageant contestant from Atlanta, Ga. who was told by judges when she was young that she...

University Of Colorado Boulder Students Developing Robotic Gardening Technology
2014-07-07 03:25:08

By Bob Granath, NASA For more than a half-century, NASA has made the stuff of science fiction into reality. Researchers are continuing that tradition by designing robots to work in a deep-space habitat, tending gardens and growing food for astronaut explorers. It sounds like a concept from Star Wars, but a team of graduate students from the University of Colorado Boulder is now developing the innovative technology to make it possible. As astronauts explore beyond Earth, they will need...


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James Shelton Voss
2012-10-27 14:01:58

James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join the wrestling at Auburn University. There, he also was elected as Chapter President of the Theta Xi...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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