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Top 25 Best Western Colleges 2014

The best schools in the West have stumbled in the past year in FORBES America's Top College rankings.


Related Topix: Stanford University, Pomona College, UC Los Angeles, Colorado, Colorado School of Mines

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Daniel Schoedinger: Lawyer, ex-councilman dies in crash on bike

Daniel Schoedinger, a 40-year corporate attorney and a former two-term member of the Columbus City Council, died in a bicycle crash while descending a mountain road near Glacier National Park in Montana over the weekend.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Glacier National Park, Whitefish, MT

Verde Independent

As Congress eyes 'competency-based' degrees, NAU already claims success

Jeremy Dodd with wife, Brittany, and daughters Lilly, 5, and Emily 3. Dodd said a competency-based education program at Northern Arizona University lets him move quickly toward a degree despite the demands of a job and family.


Related Topix: Congress, AZ, US Politics, US News, Representative Matt Salmon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Northern Arizona University, Phoenix, AZ

Denver Westword

Rick Sammon on photography, from A to Z

You can find art all over town -- not just on gallery walls. In this series, we'll be looking at some of the local artists who serve up their work in coffeehouses and other non-gallery businesses around town.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography

Denver Westword

'Repeal Prohibition, Again': New York Times's Andrew Rosenthal on legalization, Colorado pot

The New York Times editorial board is calling for the repeal of the prohibition against pot, and its stance had all the talking heads yapping yesterday.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sun Journal

Program to recruit international students to University of Maine System falls short of target

A company that recruits international students and brings them to universities in the U.S. and other countries has brought fewer students than planned to two University of Maine System campuses, according to the system's spokesman.


Related Topix: University of Maine, University of Southern Maine

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado Film Commission seeks local screenwriters

Colorado screenwriters are about to be heard. Read, actually. The new Screenwriting Mentoring Program out of the state's Office of Film, Television and Media guarantees 200 movie scribes will have their script read and evaluated by local film professionals.


Related Topix: Colorado, Entertainment

303 Magazine

The Friday Experience: Candace Bevier-Heredia - Photographer Flamenco

Through the Photographer eyes comes a gift of vision to their audience. Photographers are able to capture a moment in time with a single push of a button; flash of a bulb.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, University of Missouri

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

CSU, CU, DU count up donations, and they add up to a lot

Colorado State University and the University of Colorado are longtime rivals on the football field, but last year was one for the record books for both schools.


Related Topix: Colorado State University

East Side Storytellin' 41

Hello everyone, and welcome to another great round of East Side Storytellin'. Similar to the 40, yes 40, previous shows we've put together from East Side Story, we've come together here to get you cultured up just right in the form of a local Nashville writer reading from original prose, followed by an amazing local musician performing and talking ... (more)


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, University of Virginia, University of Colorado Boulder, Home Listing, Home

University Business

Extra credit for non-credit

Georgetown University officials had a bit of an epiphany recently about the impact of their noncredit courses.


Related Topix: Georgetown University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Design News

20 Engineers From the World of Sports

It's rare to hear about professional athletes who've studied engineering. But that doesn't mean they don't exist.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Denver Westword

Artist Jon Zahourek's anatomy lessons find a home in south Denver

Artist Jon Zahourek teaches anatomy from the inside out, creating model skeletons from clay.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Family, Kids

Denver Westword

Renegade Brewing sells its Publik House to focus on brewing more beer

Just over a year ago Renegade Brewing opened Renegade Publik House , a restaurant and tap house in the underserved University of Denver neighborhood.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Life, Food, Dining, Pennsylvania

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Denver Westword

New Keenwah, CO food truck rolling out healthy quinoa creations

The next time you peruse the food trucks lined up in Civic Center Park on a Tuesday, you might notice a something a little different: quinoa.


Related Topix: Dining, Colorado

Chamberlin Observatory celebrates 120 years of operation

One of Denver's greatest treasures, the University of Denver's Chamberlin Observatory , celebrated 120 years of operation on Saturday July 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Top Colorado Court halts Denver gay marriages

Colorado's Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Denver County clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the state's ban against the unions remains in place.


Related Topix: Colorado, Gay/Lesbian

The Washington Post

Moma s letter to college-bound daughter: Why a I have reason to feara

Vicki Abeles with her daughter Jamey. In the first picture, Jamey is 8; in the second, 18. Vicki Abeles is a filmmaker, attorney and mother of three.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Standardized Testing, Education

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Denver Westword

First look: Ginza Sushi & Grill opens near the University of Denver

In Tokyo, Ginza is a famous shopping, entertainment and dining district. Across from the University of Denver, it's a full-service sushi restaurant at the new One Observatory Park, a multi-story shopping and residential building.


Related Topix: Life, Sushi, Japanese Cuisine, Food, Dining

Colorado Springs Independent

Local-control initiative dies

Colorado Initiative 75, which would have given citizens of local communities broad powers, won't be on the November ballot.


Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO