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Fires of the future: AFA summit deals with projecting natural disasters in the area

When people think of futurism, they often envision abstract design or dystopian fiction. But at the U.S. Air Force Academy, the term represents something relative to reality for many Coloradans: the future of wildfires. The Academy’s Center for Innovation last week hosted the first conference of a series on natural disaster projection and preparedness. The… Continue Reading Fires of the future: AFA summit deals with projecting natural disasters in the area

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Everest lays off 105 employees from local center

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Everest lays off  105 employees  from local center

Everest University Online has laid off 105 employees at its Colorado Springs contact center, amid months of state and federal investigations into the business practices of the online school’s parent company, Corinthian Colleges Inc. Despite ongoing legal inquiries, the Santa Ana, Calif.-based corporation blames the downsizing on slowing enrollment across the industry, according to Kent… Continue Reading Everest lays off 105 employees from local center

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UCCS receives $50K grant to further geographic education

The UCCS Colorado Geographic Alliance received an inaugural collaborative planning grant of $50,000 from the National Geographic Education Foundation. The grant — one of three awarded to members of the Network of Alliances for Geographic Education — will help to further “creative, forward-thinking concepts and ideas in support of the teaching and learning of geography,”… Continue Reading UCCS receives $50K grant to further geographic education

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Early Colleges expands at home and elsewhere

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Early Colleges expands at home and elsewhere

Colorado Springs Early Colleges, a charter high school system led by City Council President Keith King, partnered with a national nonprofit earlier this month to purchase the Springs Business Park for $6.7 million. “This will enable us to serve more kids here in Colorado Springs,” said King, administrator of Early Colleges. “By us buying this… Continue Reading Early Colleges expands at home and elsewhere

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Boeing passes tests on way to launch craft

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Boeing passes tests on way to launch craft

Aerospace giant Boeing Company, which has a large presence in Colorado Springs, is one step closer to launching its Crew Space Transportation program after having successfully completed hardware design and software safety tests. The company said Thursday in a news release that its Commercial Crew Program completed a Critical Design Review for its Launch Vehicle… Continue Reading Boeing passes tests on way to launch craft

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Symetrix’s CeRAM tech attracts global partner

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Symetrix’s CeRAM tech attracts global partner

Colorado Springs-based Symetrix Corp.’s innovative new non-volatile resistive RAM technology has become a linchpin in the company’s partnership with an international tech giant. The company’s correlated electron random access memory, or CeRAM, is now being evaluated by ARM Holdings “as part of its strategy in embedded nonvolatile memory offerings,” Symetrix officials said in a news… Continue Reading Symetrix’s CeRAM tech attracts global partner

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Local tech firm warns of fraudulent invoices

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Local tech firm warns of fraudulent invoices

A Colorado Springs-based communication firm recently recommended that businesses in the Pikes Peak region be wary of potentially fraudulent invoices issued under the guise of telecommunication carriers. According to Colorado Hi-Tech Solutions, impersonators have been attempting to defraud businesses in the area. A primary offender is California-based UST (US Telecom)–under an ongoing investigation from the… Continue Reading Local tech firm warns of fraudulent invoices

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Underwater craft competition Saturday at Coronado HS

The Colorado Consortium for Earth and Space Science Education will host its third annual SeaPerch Underwater ROV competition Saturday at Coronado High School. During the regional competition nearly three dozen high school and middle school teams from around the state will compete for four spots to compete nationally, according to a CCESSE news release. The… Continue Reading Underwater craft competition Saturday at Coronado HS

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GE Healthcare helps USOC create replica clinic for Sochi

This year’s Winter Olympics feature the undertakings of the local-based U.S. Olympic Committee to a similar degree that it is manifested in Colorado Springs — with the help of an empowering partnership. Much like its partnership with the USOC at the Olympic Training Center, worldwide Olympic partner GE Healthcare is the exclusive provider of medical… Continue Reading GE Healthcare helps USOC create replica clinic for Sochi

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Wozniak shares wisdom before Friday’s visit

Nearly four decades after “The Wonderful Wizard of Woz” helped start a microcomputer revolution in his friend’s Palo Alto, Calif., garage, Steve Wozniak comes to Colorado Springs this week as an unquestioned celebrity in his world. Wozniak, cofounder of personal tech corporation Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.), will deliver the keynote speech at the Business… Continue Reading Wozniak shares wisdom before Friday’s visit

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