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Two Colorado State University professors are using a Colorado developed technology to uncover ancient secrets in Mexico. Christopher Fisher and Stephen Leisz used Light Detection and Radar technology to document thousands of architectural features from an ancient city in western Mexico that will provide insights into the formation of the pre-Hispanic Purepecha empire, andhelp unravel… Continue Reading Colorado State professors use Colo. company for ancient city research

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Colo. schools luring more foreign students

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CO schools luring more foreign students A new Colorado law freeing state universities to recruit more international students has prompted schools to begin aggressively courting foreigners who want to study in the United States — and pay higher tuition. The Daily Camera reports (http://goo.gl/g2DLu ) that Colorado State University is seriously considering hiring an outside… Continue Reading Colo. schools luring more foreign students

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The National Federation for Independent Business is now accepting applications for its Young Entrepreneur’s scholarship. The federation awards scholarships between $1,000 and $10,000 to high school seniors who are running their own business. Scholarship recipients can use the funds to pay tuition at the university, college, community college or vocational institute of their choice, according… Continue Reading Colorado students are eligible for NFIB Young Entrepreneur scholarship

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Obama taking on student loan relief Wednesday

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President Barack Obama is outlining a plan Wednesday to allow millions of student loan recipients to lower their payments and consolidate their loans, in hopes of easing the burden of the No. 2 source of household debt. The move to assist struggling graduates and students could help Obama shore up re-election support among young voters,… Continue Reading Obama taking on student loan relief Wednesday

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UCCS students to design parts for electric cars

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University of Colorado at Colorado Springs engineering students will start designing parts for electric cars beginning in the fall of 2012. UCCS and University of Colorado Boulder faculty will join forces to teach courses in the design and implementation of electric vehicle drivetrains to new and retraining engineers. The university faculties won a five-year $954,000 grant… Continue Reading UCCS students to design parts for electric cars

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CSU-Pueblo close to choosing new president

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The Board of Governors for the Colorado State University system is choosing among three finalists to become the next president of CSU-Pueblo. The board could vote on a new president at a meeting Wednesday. The candidates are Nevada State College interim President Lesley Di Mare, University of Alaska-Anchorage Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Michael Driscoll… Continue Reading CSU-Pueblo close to choosing new president

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Colorado to audit online K-12 schools

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The Legislative Audit Committee’s going online. The committee approved a request yesterday by Seante President Brandon Shaffer of Longmont to perform an emergency audit of online public schools operating in Colorado. Shaffer requested the audit after reviewing state reports that raise concerns about the efficacy of some of the online program. “When I was in… Continue Reading Colorado to audit online K-12 schools

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The military is investigating allegations that two senior officials at the Air Force Academy provided misleading information about faculty credentials to an organization that accredits colleges and universities, The Associated Press has learned. A document obtained by the AP says the Air Force inspector general ordered a formal investigation into complaints that the academy’s dean… Continue Reading AFA under investigation for misleading faculty credentials

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Business students at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs are interested in sports management, PGA golf management and information systems. Continue Reading Golf management, information systems top majors at UCCS business school

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Panel: Strict school discipline should be scrapped

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Colorado lawmakers and police said Monday that strict disciplinary policies at schools created after the Columbine High School shootings should be scaled back or scrapped and that administrators should have more control over student punishment. The state laws put in place after high-profile cases of youth violence have tied the hands of school administrators with… Continue Reading Panel: Strict school discipline should be scrapped

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