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4 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Community colleges think big; too big, say some universities

In a high-ceilinged classroom, bright sun poking through the blinds and reflecting off the whiteboard, eight students lug heavy textbooks to their desks and prepare for this afternoon’s lesson: It’s an unusually small group for a bachelor’s degree-level course in biology.

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Related Topix: Saint Petersburg College, University of South Florida, University, FL

20 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Woods Houghton: Grass clippings

A small change in the way lawns and parks are groomed might improve landscape ecosystems and soil and reduce carbon dioxide in the air, all while saving money usually spent on maintenance, a recent study at Colorado State University shows.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Denver Post

Will offers incentive to use Wyoming ranch for agricultural education

The will of a wealthy Denver philanthropist who has died contains a large financial incentive for the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University to use a ranch for agricultural education rather than sell the property, the executor of her estate said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Wyoming

Foster's Daily Democrat

Colorado scientist gets NASA grant to study twin

A Colorado State University health researcher has received a NASA grant for a radiation study in which the subjects will be one twin in space and his brother back on earth.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Topsail Advertiser

Early forecast predicts quiet 2014 Atlantic hurricane season

A below-average hurricane season is being predicted but that does not mean area residents should be any less prepared for the possibility.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado

Fort Morgan Times

Alumni dole out CSU scholarships

This bull elephant is in a sling, suspended from a crane truck, to move it and get it ready for a vasectomy surgery May 1, 2011, in southern Africa.

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Southwest Farm Press

Early hurricane forecast calls for small chance of U.S. landfall

The first of what will no doubt become many tropical weather forecasts and storm predictions for the 2014 hurricane season is hot off the presses and has been released by researchers at Colorado State University.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Agriculture, Science, Weather

Fort Morgan Times

Emotional Literacy workshop

Emotional Literacy: Feelings Matters will be presented Saturday, May 3, as the third Working Effectively with Children workshop in a four part series.

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Related Topix: Morgan County, CO, Fort Morgan, CO

Turf

4/18/2014 - Planet Aef Awards Scholarships to 47 Students

FT. COLLINS, Colo. - The PLANET Academic Excellence Foundation presented scholarships and awards to 47 students at the 38th annual PLANET Student Career Days at Colorado State University here recently.

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Related Topix: Fort Collins, CO

KUAD-FM Windsor

Colorado Vets Report - Fido and Friends are Getting Stoned and the Numbers are Increasing

Initially you might laugh at the thought because you've wondered what your dog would be like on pot or maybe just because its time for your afternoon bag of Doritos and mega sized Mountain Dew.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KGWN

Davis dies, will provides for ranch use by UW, CSU

The will of a wealthy Denver philanthropist who has died contains an incentive for the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University to use a ranch for agricultural education rather than sell the property.

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Related Topix: University of Wyoming

The Modesto Bee

Stanislaus County assessor's race attracts candidates from diverse backgrounds

Bachelor's degree in bioagricultural science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1983; postgraduate courses in accounting and financial, managerial and cost accounting Bachelor's degree in sociology and criminal justice, California State University, Stanislaus, 1988; master's degree in public administration and urban government, San Francisco ... (more)

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Related Topix: Stanislaus County, CA, Cal State Stanislaus, Modesto, CA, Turlock, CA

Journal-Advocate

Wheat assessment to remain at 2 cents

According to a post on the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee website, coloradowheat.org , the 2 cent per bushel wheat assessment in the Colorado Wheat Marketing Order will continue.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Agriculture, Science

Lamar Daily News

AGUA's weekly crop water use report

It is being brought to you through a partnership between Colorado State University and the Arkansas Groundwater Users' Association through a grant funded under the Arkansas Basin Roundtable and the Colorado Water Conservation Board and the Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District.

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Related Topix: State University, AR

KUAD-FM Windsor

Become a Backyard Goat Farmer in Fort Collins - CSU Symposium Saturday [POLL]

I think it is cool that Fort Collins alls backyard goat farming, but I am not sure I would want them living next to me.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Turf

4/16/2014 - PLANET Names Zachery Johnson AEF 2014 Educator of the Year

The PLANET Academic Excellence Foundation recently honored Zachery Johnson, LIC, PLA, as its 2014 Outstanding Educator of the Year.

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Related Topix: Fort Collins, CO, University of Colorado Denver

CBS Local

CSU Researchers Try To Determine Poison Used To Lace Meatballs

Researchers at Colorado State University are trying to figure out exactly what was used to lace poisonous meatballs left in a Boulder County park.

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Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, Gunbarrel, CO

News Observer

Predictions: 2014 could be quieter-than-average hurricane year

Two of the leading hurricane scientific research groups have issued forecasts calling for average to below-average activity in the Atlantic and Caribbean basins in 2014.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Denver Westword

Westboro Baptist Church announces plan to picket CSU graduation

Any hope that the Westboro Baptist Church would refrain from its vile activities following the death of founder Fred Phelps last month has now been officially squashed.

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Sunherald.com

Tests on meatballs after dogs poisoned

The Boulder Daily Camera reports authorities recovered six meatballs laced with rat poison from the park on Monday and Tuesday.

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