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June 11, 2012

Mathematics: An Alternative to Flying a Kite?

math-and-kite

Flying kites is one of America’s favorite past times. We love buying, or making, that special kite. We wait and wait for a windy day. We grab our kite and head to the park. We can feel the excitement as we start to unwind the string. We check the direction of the wind and hold […]

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June 4, 2012

Faculty Feature: Creating Colorado’s First Undergraduate GIS Certificate Program

Dave-Skiles-blog

In 1987, Dave Skiles took a leap of faith and transitioned from his career as a research engineer with Gates Energy (and previously, the Bureau of Reclamation) to work with one of the first commercial geographic information systems (GIS) products. He developed a systems integration startup from the ground up, traveling between international business centers […]

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May 28, 2012

Student Success: Achieves Rare Goal and Gets College Scholarship

Tim-Taylor-blog

Tim Taylor had a goal when he entered Front Range Community College – earn a 4.0 GPA. “My advisor was very nice,” Tim says, “but he advised against having that goal. He said it was so rare and that it might not be the best thing to focus on in college. I used that as […]

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May 23, 2012

How to Land a Summer Internship

Summer-internship

Tired of that lifeguard or retail job you go back to every summer? Ever thought of an internship in a career field you’re interested in? A summer internship can be full of new experiences and is a good way to ‘test drive’ a career field. But how do you snag that coveted internship? These few […]

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