Zavaras to be boss of prisons

January 2, 2007

State Rep.Tom Plant, D-Nederland, who will head the state’s energy conservation efforts, addresses the state House in 2001. Ritter picks former police chief; Rep. Plant to fill energy post By Associated Press January 2, 2007 (Read More)

Higher ed in leaders’ eyes

January 1, 2007

Bruce Benson assists corporate effort to boost state funding of Colorado’s colleges. Benson and others, worried about universities’ national rankings, see something akin to the support they gave Ref. C. By Aldo Svaldi Denver Post (Read More)

Let’s invent!

January 1, 2007

The Gazette featured an after-school program, the Kid Inventor Club, started by a UCCS faculty member. (Read More)

2006 Nanotechnology, flex fuel lead advances

December 29, 2006

Amy Gillentine December 29, 2006 Nanotechnology and alternative energy sources fueled the Colorado technology environment in 2006. Alliances were formed with other cities to recruit high-tech companies, and an international partnership will create technological breakthroughs (Read More)

More Colleges, More Degrees

December 28, 2006

Many of the recent public policy discussions about the future of higher education have asked whether higher education is growing to meet the expanding population of Americans seeking postsecondary education and training and have assumed (Read More)

Federal vs. state funding for local projects

December 28, 2006

Re: “’Earmarks’ for ‘07 projects erased; GOP-controlled Congress adjourns without passing most budget bills, hitting Colo. hard,” Dec. 26 news story. Rather than wail about Colorado being “hit hard” by the federal government not passing (Read More)

Colo. AG: Ethics Law Affects Nobel Profs

December 28, 2006

Colo. AG: Ethics Law for Public Officials Also Affects Nobel Prize Winners, Some Students By JUDITH KOHLER The Associated Press DENVER – Voter-approved ethics rules intended to bar public officials from taking gifts could also (Read More)