Posted 4:38 PM 10/30/2012 by Joe Bevans
The National Museum of World WarII Aviation is open in Colorado Springs. It is the only museum in the country dedicated to the preservation and education of WWII aviation. Development is being done in phases on the twenty acre complex. Students can learn history while studying technology that (More)
Posted 9:15 AM 10/26/2012 by Andy Koen
A pair of local high school students have a powerful message for their classmate about safe driving. Jessica Van Bueren and Jennifer Randall spent their summer putting together a PowerPoint presentation on distracted driving as part of a project for the DECA club at Liberty High School.(More)...
Posted 6:54 PM 10/18/2012 by Andy Koen
One of the things parents say they like best about third grade teacher Todd Hund is his patience. He is always eager to come in early or stay late at Fountain International Magnet School in Pueblo so long as it means helping students learn.
"I can kind of relate to those students that (More)
Posted 10:22 AM 10/16/2012 by Greg Boyce
Students at CSU-Pueblo will soon see posters featuring an education message from zombies.
The campaign is called "Even Zombies Know" and says 89 percent of CSU-Pueblo students don't think alcohol makes them look cool.
This educational effort is called social norming. The campaign (More)
Posted 3:40 PM 10/13/2012 by Matt Stafford
The Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival is off with a bang. The festival runs through the 21st, but Saturday was the carnival at UCCS.
At the carnival there were several exhibits setup for kids to get hands on with science around them. More than 120 local organizations helped out this (More)
Posted 12:14 PM 10/10/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Supreme Court justices sharply questioned the University of Texas' use of race in college admissions Wednesday in a case that could lead to new limits on affirmative action.
The court heard arguments in a challenge to the program from a white Texan who contends she was (More)
Posted 7:56 AM 10/8/2012 by Garrett Boyd
DENVER (AP) - The University of Denver's marketing team had a feeling Saturday Night Live might parody the first presidential debate.So a few months ago, as they planned how to promote the debate that DU hosted Wednesday, they decided they'd send some DU paraphernalia to SNL's (More)
Posted 3:24 PM 9/27/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
WASHINGTON (AP) - With college enrollment growing, student debt has stretched to a record number of U.S. households - nearly 1 in 5 - with the biggest burdens falling on the young and poor.
The analysis by the Pew Research Center found that 22.4 million households, or 19 percent, had (More)
Posted 7:27 PM 9/26/2012 by Matt Stafford
WASHINGTON (AP) - New research finds that college loan debt has stretched to a record number of U.S. households - nearly 1 in 5 - with the biggest burdens falling on the young and poor. Analysis by the Pew Research Center found that 22.4 million households, or 19 percent, had college (More)
Posted 10:49 AM 9/25/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
They're the pride and backbone of American higher education, doing essential research and educating en masse the next generations of scientists and engineers. But a new report argues the mission of the country's 101 major public research universities is imperiled by budget cuts amounting to (More)
Posted 9:44 AM 9/29/2012 by Matt Stafford
Colorado Springs will soon be home to a brand new national World War II aviation museum. The grand opening is October 13th; it's located at 765 Aviation Way, backing right up to the runways at the Colorado Springs Airport.
The museum focuses on not only the planes that helped win the war (More)
Posted 11:18 AM 9/18/2012 by Greg Boyce
G.I. Jobs magazine has named the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to its 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools.
The article lists the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that do the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans and (More)
Posted 12:19 PM 9/17/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is turning to the courts to try to put an end to a teachers strike that's entering its second week. The Chicago Teachers Union and school leaders seemed headed toward a resolution at the end of last week. But on Sunday, the teachers said they (More)
Posted 7:26 PM 9/14/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
CHICAGO (AP) - The city's nearly week-long teachers strike appeared headed toward a resolution Friday after negotiators emerged from marathon talks to say they had achieved a "framework" that could end the walkout in time for students to return to class Monday.
Both sides were careful not (More)
Posted 6:11 PM 9/12/2012 by Joe Bevans
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The NASA rover Curiosity is preparing to hit the Martian open road again after it wraps up its health checkups this week. The car-size rover has trekked more than the length of a football field since landing on Aug. 5 in an ancient crater to investigate whether the environment (More)
Posted 11:53 AM 9/11/2012 by Joe Bevans
R.O.T.C. cadets at Mitchell High School in Colorado Springs played host to a ceremony to mark the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Firefighters and police also took part. The family of Katheryn Yancey LaBori, a flight attendant who was a graduate of Mitchell, were special guests. LaBori died in the crash that hit the south tower of the World Trade Center.
Posted 9:12 AM 9/10/2012 by Matt Stafford
DENVER (AP) - A former University of Colorado professor who compared some Sept. 11 victims to a Nazi has lost his appeal to get his job back. The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday upheld a lower court decision against Ward Churchill. The court said that the Denver District (More)