INVENTOR TO SPEAK AT ANNUAL MATH OLYMPIAD

April 6, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO- Hideshi Fukaya, the inventor responsible for the world’s first graphing calculator, will talk about his discovery to an estimated 900 middle and high-school students participating in the 23rd annual University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mathematical Olympiad. The Math Olympaid will begin at 9 a.m. April 21 on the UCCS campus....
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CLASSIC LITERATURE EQUALS GREAT MOVIES SAYS EXPERT

March 3, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility are literary masterpieces that Hollywood deemed worthy of bringing to the big screen. But what makes Jane Austen’s early 19th century novels great for 21st century movies? It could be riveting plot lines and complex characters, or it could be classic tales of...
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ENGINEERING CHALLENGE

February 23, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY For more information: Tom Hutton, University Relations, (719) 262-3439 Tina Moore (719) 262-3347 Feb. 20, 2006 WHO: More than 500 middle school students from across southern Colorado. WHAT: An engineering challenge that will feature students competing in five different events. Competitions including manipulating a hydraulic robot arm, building a rubber band propelled...
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UCCS OFFERS ALTERNATIVE TO SPRING BREAK

February 17, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will offer students and greater Colorado Springs community members an alternative to a traditional spring break vacation. For the first time, UCCS is offering intensive courses during Spring Break, March 27-31, and on some weekends during the spring. The courses will provide current UCCS...
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UCCS OFFERS ALTERNATIVE TO SPRING BREAK

February 17, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will offer students and greater Colorado Springs community members an alternative to a traditional spring break vacation. For the first time, UCCS is offering intensive courses during Spring Break, March 27-31, and on some weekends during the spring. The courses will provide current UCCS...
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UCCS PARTNERS WITH DEVELOPER

February 6, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will join with a local developer to improve the quality of life for senior citizens living in group housing communities. Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak announced the partnership between the UCCS Gerontology Center and Colorado Springs-based Dunn and Associates, Inc. Dunn and Associates, Inc. is the...
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CENTER RECEIVES $4.6 MILLION FOR HOMELAND SECURITY

January 24, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. The Network Information and Space Security Center at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will receive $4.6 million as part of the Defense Appropriations Bill signed into law by President George W. Bush Jan. 5. CU President Hank Brown and UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak announced the funding in cooperation with...
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FOUNTAIN FAMILY ESTATE TO FUND SCHOLARSHIPS

January 23, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. A Fountain couple’s estate will eventually provide scholarships for many Pikes Peak area students to attend the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs or Pikes Peak Community College, college officials announced today. Pam Shockley-Zalabak, chancellor, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and Joseph Garcia, president, Pikes Peak Community College, announced the...
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When borrowing becomes illegal, immoral improper

January 20, 2006

Plagiarism is taking ideas or writings from others and trying to pass them off as your own. (Plagiarism is also not informing readers that the previous definition comes from Webster’s New World Dictionary.) While the definition of plagiarism is clear, finding it and more importantly preventing it and dealing with it isn’t always easy....
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UCCS HIRES SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER DIRECTOR

January 20, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Tom Hutton, Office of University Relations, 262-3439 COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO A former director of the Oklahoma Native American Business Development Center will lead the Small Business Development Center at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Matt Barrett, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, was hired to direct the SBDC Jan. 1, replacing...
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