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2013-04-23 23:00:16

Denver Safety Net Clinic Recognized For Its Commitment to the Underserved Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 The University of Colorado at Denver (UC Denver) announced this week that Clínica Tepeyac has been selected as the recipient of the Rosa Parks Diversity Award. Clínica Tepeyac is one of Colorado´s most respected safety net clinics and is a model for providing health education, prevention, and primary medical services to underserved patients in metro Denver. Since...

2013-04-04 23:02:51

Following the publication of a recent article about a new study which shows how losing a couple of hours of sleep per night can lead to weight gain, fitness expert Lorna Kleidman releases a statement. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 On April 4, 2013, kettlebell champion and trainer Lorna Kleidman releases a statement in response to a study from the University of Colorado regarding how a lack of sleep can cause weight gain. According to the Celebrity Cafe article, a new study from the...

Asteroid Caused Massive Firestorm Leading To Global Extinction
2013-03-28 05:17:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Colorado claim to have uncovered new evidence supporting the notion that a Manhattan-sized asteroid collided with the Earth some 66 million years ago, triggering a global firestorm that would have led to the extinction of 80 percent of the planet´s species. According to Douglas Robertson of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) and colleagues, the firestorm...

Pinyon Pine Cone Decline Likely Caused By Southwest Regional Warming
2013-02-12 17:48:26

University of Colorado at Boulder Creeping climate change in the Southwest appears to be having a negative effect on pinyon pine reproduction, a finding with implications for wildlife species sharing the same woodland ecosystems, says a University of Colorado Boulder-led study. The new study showed that pinyon pine seed cone production declined by an average of about 40 percent at nine study sites in New Mexico and northwestern Oklahoma over the past four decades, said CU-Boulder...

2013-02-08 23:04:38

Panel organized by 2040 Partners for Health will explore the impact of gun violence on neighborhoods in and around Denver. Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 A panel of community members from the Park Hill, Northeast Park Hill, Northwest Aurora, East Montclair and Stapleton neighborhoods will explore the effects that gun violence has had on their neighborhoods, and what their communities can do. “Like heart disease, diabetes, mental health issues and asthma, gun violence is a...

2013-01-26 23:04:58

GoAbroad.com and International Education Professionals of the Rocky Mountain Region remind students to register to attend next month's Lessons From Abroad Returnee Conference on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the University of Colorado Denver Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 The 2013 spring semester is setting in, and many students have returned from an international education program abroad, excited and brimming with stories of their experiences and insights into new cultures. In...

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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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