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Colorado State Newsletter Newsletter for Friday March 16, 2012


Colorado State Newsletter Newsletter for Friday March 16, 2012 ( 8 items )  

ASU Cosmologist Awarded a NASA Fellowship in Astrophysics
TEMPE, Ariz., March 15 -- Arizona State University issued the following news release: Experimental cosmologist Judd Bowman has been awarded a NASA Nancy Grace Roman Technology Fellowship in Astrophysics (http://science.nasa.gov/researchers/sara/student-programs/nancy-grace-roman-technology-fellowships-astrophysics-early-career-researchers/) for early-career researchers. He is one of three recipients to receive this prestigious new award. Bowman (http://loco.lab.asu.edu/) is an assistant pr  more

ISACA Brings New Training Courses to IT Professionals in the Denver Area
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., March 15 -- The Information Systems Audit and Control Association issued the following news release: ISACA, a nonprofit association of more than 95,000 IT governance professionals in 160 countries, is offering a new format of its training courses that remains true to the association's former Training Weeks, while meeting the need for shorter, yet in-depth and intense, educational events on audit, security and governance topics. Throughout the USA, 11 Training Courses (h  more

Joint Letter Opposing the Small Business Lending Enhancement Act (H.R. 1418 and S. 509)
WASHINGTON, March 15 -- The Independent Community Bankers of America issued the following letter to Congress: March 15, 2012 The Honorable Harry Reid Senate Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Senate Minority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leader McConnell: The undersigned state community banking associations wish to express our strong opposition to the ta  more

NACDS Foundation Seeks Nominations for the Inaugural Faculty Scholars Program to Catalyze Patient-Centered Pharmacy Research
ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 15 -- The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release: The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation today launched a new program designed to annually educate assistant professors from U.S. schools and colleges of pharmacy about designing, implementing and publishing community pharmacy-based patient care research. The NACDS Foundation Faculty Scholars Program (http://www.nacds.org/user-assets/pdfs/2012/newsrelease/Fa  more

Pressure on Walmart to Rebuff GE Sweet Corn Intensifies
WASHINGTON, March 15 -- Food & Water Watch issued the following news release: Today Food & Water Watch, CREDO Action, SumOfUs, Center for Food Safety, Center for Environmental Health, and Corporate Accountability International announced they have collected 463,681 petition signatures to date asking Walmart to refuse to stock Monsanto's genetically engineered (GE) sweet corn. The coalition also announced a Day of Action on Saturday, March 17. "Walmart is starting to feel the heat from consu  more

Soft Ray Looks to Save Lives by Developing Rapid, Low-Cost System for Detection of Bacteria in Blood Platelets
LARAMIE, Wyo., March 15 -- The University of Wyoming issued the following news release: Paul E. Johnson envisions the day when most citizens can have their blood platelets checked quickly for bacteria at a low cost. And he has created the technology that he believes can make a difference in eventually saving lives. Johnson, a University of Wyoming professor of physics since 1981, is venturing from the classroom to the boardroom with his biotechnology company SoftRay Inc., where he has crea  more

Space Technology Hall of Fame to Induct Flexible Aerogel and German Fire Prevention Technologies
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 15 -- The Space Foundation issued the following news release: Two diverse technologies that have origins in space are being inducted into the Space Foundation's Space Technology Hall of Fame(TM) next month. Events honoring the 2012 honorees, which include the first international inductee, will be held on April 19 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Low-density, light-weight flexible aerogel insulating material and a high-resolution optical sensi  more

U.S. Chamber Names Ski Butlers of Park City, UT Finalist for 2012 Small Business of the Year Award
WASHINGTON, March 15 -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following news release: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today named Ski Butlers, of Park City, UT, one of seven finalists for the 2012 DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award, sponsored by Sam's Club. Ski Butlers will be honored during America's Small Business Summit, May 21-23, in Washington, D.C., where a national winner will be announced and will receive a $10,000 cash prize, courtesy of the U.S. Chamber. "Ski Butlers is a   more




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