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Education & Training

CU-Boulder hardware to launch aboard SpaceX rocket April 8

High-tech hardware designed and built at the University of Colorado Boulder will be launched to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the commercial SpaceX Dragon capsule on Friday, April 8.

Citizen scientists, community groups awarded grants to study impacts of oil and gas development

Five community-led projects from across Colorado will explore air and water quality and sustainable energy development with support from the latest round of grants from the AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network based at the University of Colorado Boulder.

An interstate for renewable energy

The United States could slash greenhouse gas emissions from power production by up to 78 percent below 1990 levels within 15 years while meeting increased demand, according to a new study by NOAA and University of Colorado Boulder researchers

Reservoir evaporation a big challenge for water managers in West

Water managers in Colorado and the West scrambling to meet the growing demand for increasingly scarce water supplies caused by large populations far from water resources, climate change and drought need to focus more effort on conserving water, including addressing reservoir evaporation, say University of Colorado Boulder researchers

Kansas Community Banker to Receive Award from Graduate School of Banking at Colorado

The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) is pleased to announce L. Kent Needham, Chairman, President and CEO of First Security Bank in Overbrook, Kan., as the 26th recipient of the James C. Scarboro Award.

RE/MAX University Under New Leadership

RE/MAX University (RU), is now guided by Amy Somerville, Vice President, Education and Training. Somerville, who has been with the RE/MAX corporate headquarters for seven years, will direct the activities of RU and all the company’s key education initiatives

CU-Boulder names founding dean of new College of Media, Communication and Information

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the appointment of Lori Bergen, dean of the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as dean of the new College of Media, Communication and Information. Bergen will begin her duties as dean on July 20, 2015

Carol Ihli and Lance Smith of Kentwood Real Estate Attend Active Enterprise Network Annual...

DENVER, CO - October 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Carol Ihli, Marketing Director for Kentwood Real Estate, and Lance Smith, Chief Information Officer for the leading real estate company, recently attended the Active Enterprise Network Annual Conference held October 5-7, 2011 in downtown Denver.

Udall Announces Findings of Fourmile Canyon Fire Study

Clark, CO - October 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mark Udall announced that preliminary findings are available from a scientific study on the 2010 Fourmile Canyon fire in Boulder County. The U.S. Forest Service report, which was conducted at Udall's request, lays out the factors that influenced the most expensive fire in Colorado history so that our government agencies and homeowners can better prepare for future fire emergencies.

Steve Travers of Kentwood Real Estate Contributes to 2011 Colorado Business Economic Outlook

REENWOOD VILLAGE, CO - December 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Steve Travers, a top-producing real estate professional with Kentwood Real Estate’s Denver Tech Center office, was a contributor to the 46th Annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook just released by the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business. Travers was invited to assist with the 2011 report’s residential real estate section due primarily to his diverse business background and comprehensive knowledge of the real estate industry in Colorado

Karen Brinckerhoff Joins Kentwood Real Estate as Broker Associate in Denver Tech Center Office

DENVER, CO - December 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Karen Brinckerhoff, a top-producing real estate professional and fourth generation Denver native, has joined Kentwood Real Estate as a Broker Associate in the company’s Denver Tech Center office. Known for her exceptional marketing and negotiation skills, Brinckerhoff was among her former company’s top 10 real estate agents in Colorado in 2004 and 2007. Brinckerhoff brings more than 17 years of experience and achievements to Kentwood Real Estate, including numerous awards recognizing superior sales production. She is a member of the Denver Board of Realtors and holds several special designations recognizing the successful completion of stringent continuing education courses in real estate.

Congressman Salazar announces $599,935.00 in federal funding for new Adams State College housing program

“HOPE” focuses on new homeowners, disabled homeowners and the environment. WASHINGTON, DC - September 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Congressman John Salazar announced that a federal Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities (HSIAC) grant of $599,935.00 has been allocated for Adams State College. The college intends to use the grant to launch the Home Owner Preparedness, including all People, for one Environment (HOPE) program. HOPE is a community-based collaborative project designed to increase economic and housing affordability to youth, provide job training for people with disabilities and organize the community around environmental opportunities.

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Polis statement on Obama Administration’s move to increase homeowner access to...

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) released the following statement on the Obama Administration’s announcement of new guidelines for families to install renewable energy and water conservation projects in their homes.

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Secretary Jewell Directs Continued Work on Crucial Colorado River Basin Water...

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today issued a Secretarial Order directing the Department of the Interior and its bureaus to continue collaborative efforts to finalize important drought contingency actions designed to reduce the risk of water shortages in the Upper and Lower Colorado River Basins and build on recent progress to complete “Minute 32X” – a long-term Colorado River bi-national cooperative agreement with Mexico.

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Tipton: FHA Practices Pose Risk to Taxpayers

Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) questioned Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro during a House Committee on Financial Services oversight hearing to examine the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) precarious financial state Alan J Smith Littleton Real Estate