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Reading at Arapahoe Community College

Andrea will be reading, with fellow ACC colleagues, at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 in the Arapahoe Community College Library. The focus will be women writing about nature.

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Two Rivers

“No talking in the boat! Eyes on the head in front of you.” Behind my coach’s voice, I could hear the noise of cars barreling down the Schuylkill expressway. Both my hands clutched the oar as we passed the first … Continue reading

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Gladeswoman

“If a baby rattler gets inside your house, just sweep it out with a broom,” Alan, the head of Pine Island Interpretation tells me. I am neighbors with the deadly coral snake, who likes to sunbathe under blue skies. If … Continue reading

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Following Two Iconic Authors….

Two Iconic Authors

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Ahead of the Flaming Front

Thumbs Up and Still Breathing Jerry D. Mathes’ second nonfiction book, Ahead of the Flaming Front, depicts the day –to-day life of a wildland firefighter. With a poet’s sense of language, Mathes shows himself as a rookie gaining knowledge and … Continue reading

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Work Cited/Reading to Maturity

Brandon R. Schrand’s second book, Works Cited: an Alphabetical Odyssey of Mayhem and Misbehavior, depicts the author’s life through an obsessive love of literature. He parallels each personal essay with a book that influenced that particular time in his life, … Continue reading

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New Book Reviews Out

Two of my book reviews are out in High Country News, Jerry Mathes’ Ahead of the Flaming Front and Brandon Schrand’s Work Cited.

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Securing Our Computer Infrastructure

In an age in which cyber attacks are a very real threat, security of our vital information systems is essential.  The Center for Secure and Dependable Systems at the University of Idaho works with companies and government agencies to analyze … Continue reading

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Centers Take on Research at U-I

This year, University of Idaho established guidelines in order to oversee creation, operation, and review of centers on campus. 2 centers, 1 established this year, and 1 20 years ago, were both awarded entity status and continue to show the … Continue reading

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U-Idaho scientist spearheads research on world’s changing climates

Climate change is happening fast, and nowhere is it more prevalent than in the Arctic.  In order to understand what is happening there, scientists use data to create Global Climate Models, or GCMs, which they use to accurately predict future … Continue reading

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