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10 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Natural-terrain schoolyards reduce children's stress, says Colorado University-Boulder study

Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation equipment reduces children's stress and inattention, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, University of Colorado Denver, Keene, NH, Education Etc.

15 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

JPost diplomatic correspondent Herb Keinon answers readers' questions

How will Israel deal with the latest developments in the Gaza Strip, and what are its plans for the day after fighting ends? Herb Keinon, the diplomatic correspondent at The Jerusalem Post , moved to Israel from Denver some 30 years ago.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Journalism, Urbana, IL,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Wireless Design & Development

No Evidence That California Cellphone Ban Decreased Accidents

In a recent study, a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder found no evidence that a California ban on using hand-held cellphones while driving decreased the number of traffic accidents in the state in the first six months following the ban.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

5 Plaintiffs Reach Agreement With UConn in Sexual-Assault Lawsuit

The University of Connecticut announced on Friday that it would pay nearly $1.3-million to settle a federal lawsuit filed by five current and former female undergraduates who claimed that it had mishandled heir complaints of sexual assault.


Related Topix: University of Connecticut, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat

Air Force Times

New options allow ROTC grads to enter Guard, Reserve

ROTC cadets with the University of Colorado-Boulder's Det 105 attend a weekly class on campus.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, US National Guard

The Washington Post

Cellphone bans havena t made us better drivers

Anyone who has ever used a cellphone from a driver's seat has to admit that the things are distracting.


Related Topix: Colorado School of Mines, California, Sports

Daily Camera

Colorado Shakespeare Festival gets heavy with 'Henry IV'

Michael Winters, left, portrays Falstaff and Ben Bonefront is Prince Hal in the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's production of "Henry IV."


Related Topix: Colorado, Boulder, CO, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Need joins the University of Alaska Foundation

The University of Alaska Foundation has announced that Harry W. Need IV, MPA, CFRE has been hired as the director of gift planning.


Related Topix: University of Alaska Anchorage, College, AK, Anchorage, AK

The Boulder County Business Report

State allows injection well tied to quakes to resume activity, with new restrictions

The state of Colorado has ordered NGL Water Solutions DJ LLC to make changes to a well used by the company to inject oil and gas wastewater deep underground due to earthquake activity.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Weld County, CO, Greeley, CO, Boulder, CO


No evidence that California cellphone ban decreased accidents, says...

In a recent study, a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder found no evidence that a California ban on using hand-held cellphones while driving decreased the number of traffic accidents in the state in the first six months following the ban.


Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Marijuana sales: What Colorado can teach us

The biggest single sector of Washington's legal weed market will be tourists and the pot-curious .


Related Topix: Marijuana, Bellingham, WA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Daily Times

The science behind our urge to procrastinate

Cranking out a final paper hours before the deadline. Putting off that trip to the supermarket until the refrigerator shelves are completely barren.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Come into the light of SLAB

In times of tragedy, hardship and loss what resides in the nature of human beings is the desire to find faith.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Colorado

Tue Jul 15, 2014

New Venus NASA Missions Could Lift Planet's Hellish Veil

Long called Earth's twin, it's only four months away via unmanned probe but lies nearly 80 percent of the distance from the Sun as Earth.


Related Topix: NASA, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

Mon Jul 14, 2014

National Review Online

Spencer Case: Philosophy and Feminism

Its publication spurred criticism on three philosophy websites, Daily Nous , Leiter Reports , and Digressions & Impressions .


Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

TFK reports from National History Day in College Park, Md.

Usually when people celebrate, they are recognizing a birthday, a sports achievement or a holiday.


Related Topix: College Park, MD, Photography

Fri Jul 11, 2014

McGraw-Hill Construction

CU Rec Center Uses Green Technologies to Reduce Its Energy Footprint

The buffalo-shaped swimming pool at the University of Colorado Boulder's recently opened Student Recreation Center has drawn a lot of attention.


KCOL-AM Fort Collins

Promise Keepers to "Unleash the Warrior" at the BEC

The Promise Keepers will bring their 2014 event "Unleashing the Warrior" event to the Budweiser Events Center on July 25-26, 2014.


Related Topix: Colorado

McGraw-Hill Construction

Colorado Poised for Continued Job Growth in 2014

The Colorado economy continues to outperform the U.S. economy and grow at a magnitude that slightly exceeds previous expectations, according to the midyear economic outlook recently released by the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

FAC's Youth Repertory Ensemble to Present APPLAUSE

The FAC's Youth Repertory Ensemble, currently in its 15th season, is a 5-week conservatory training program for aspiring theatre performers, designers and technicians ages 14 to 18 - the only program of its kind in Colorado.


Related Topix: University of Notre Dame, Family, Kids