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2011-08-27 05:07:30

  Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Have you ever been hiking or been on a trip and seen an observatory in the distance, then immediately find yourself filled with curiosity as to what exactly takes place up there?  I have, and that curiosity led me to an invitation from Professor Robert Stencel of Denver University to satisfy that childlike intrigue. While hiking up Mt. Evans on a Saturday morning I looked over at the same observatory I have been curious about since I was...

2010-06-24 14:43:48

Football players often receive a g-force of 103 when hit during a game Head injury expert Kim Gorgens, a neuropsychologist at the University of Denver (DU), says that most concussions deliver 95 g's to the human body upon impact. G-force is a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity. In addition, the average football player receives 103 g's when hit during a game. In comparison, the average g-force experienced by military fighter pilots is nine g's. Gorgens discussed the impact of...

2010-06-23 18:26:00

Football players often receive a g-force of 103 when hit during a game DENVER, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Head injury expert Kim Gorgens, a neuropsychologist at the University of Denver (DU), says that most concussions deliver 95 g's to the human body upon impact. G-force is a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity. In addition, the average football player receives 103 g's when hit during a game. In comparison, the average g-force experienced by military fighter pilots...

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2010-03-05 12:40:00

University of Denver sociology professor studied 504 cases in Harris County, Texas A defendant is much more likely to be sentenced to death if he or she kills a "high-status" victim, according to new research by Scott Phillips, associate professor of sociology and criminology at the University of Denver (DU). According to his research published in Law and Society Review, (43-4:807-837), the probability of being sentenced to death is much greater if a defendant kills a white or Hispanic victim...

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2009-11-14 07:20:00

Psychology professor says children truly value time with parents, not gifts Martha Wadsworth, associate professor of psychology at the University of Denver (DU), says during the holidays families should focus on what has been proven to matter most in psychological research "“ quality family time. "I love the winter holidays because most of them are about being together with those you love and getting back to what is important in life and that's our relationship with each other," she...

2009-10-01 16:40:00

DENVER, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a new and valuable partnership with the University College at the University of Denver (DU), the Colorado Chapter of the American Marketing Association (CoAMA) is excited to announce an original professional development event format - the Knowledge Series. The CoAMA Knowledge Series is a hands-on workshop series that will sharpen attendees' knowledge of emerging marketing trends and best practices. Participants will have the opportunity to...

2009-09-21 09:15:00

Louisville, Colo., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Envysion(R), Inc., (www.envysion.com) the leading Managed Video as a Service (MVaaS) provider, today announced that it has donated its MVaaS technology to the University of Denver's Daniels College of Business for its School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM). The company will provide its Envysion Insight service to be integrated within HRTM's educational curriculum and will assist in the daily operations of Beans, a student run...

2009-07-13 14:20:00

Two DU studies look at why couples live together and the results when they doUniversity of Denver (DU) researchers find that couples who live together before they are engaged have a higher chance of getting divorced than those who wait until they are married to live together, or at least wait until they are engaged. In addition, couples who lived together before engagement and then married, reported a lower satisfaction in their marriages.The research, which appears in the "Journal of Family...

2009-01-29 14:01:00

DENVER, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While there is no shortage of pundits making tech predictions for 2009, the University of Denver's Daniels College of Business experts have taken a different tack in their predictions. Information Technology department faculty Richard Scudder, Don McCubbrey, Paul Bauer and Amy Phillips have compiled a list of some of the most ingenious ways organizations use technologies to give them an advantage over their competition -- key in the current...

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2008-12-16 10:10:40

DU professor's work recently published in Communication in Healthcare journal Research conducted by University of Denver (DU) Associate Professor Ren©e Botta suggests that it takes "gross" messaging to get undergraduate students to wash their hands more frequently after going to the bathroom. In fall quarter 2007, researchers posted messages in the bathrooms of two DU undergraduate residence halls. The messages said things like, "Poo on you, wash your hands" or "You just peed, wash your...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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