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More than half the cattle in Colorado, the United States, and Canada dwell in humane livestock-handling facilities designed by Colorado State University (CSU) animal sciences professor Temple Grandin. In addition to being a world-renowned animal scientist...

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Virginia Lincoln was well known for advancing the understanding and forecasting of radio propagation disturbances. She codeveloped the sunspot prediction method for solar activity that is still used around the world. As a pioneer in this field, Lincoln ov...

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Raised in Denver, Hannna Marie Wormington-Volk majored in zoology at the University of Denver and inadvertently signed up for an archaeology class that would determine her life path. Against the advice of friends and family, who warned that openings were ...

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The only child of William and Amelia Schmoll, Hazel Schmoll was born in a sod shanty near Kansas, then raised near a mining camp in Ward, Colorado. Hazel Schmoll grew up riding the high peaks and valleys of the Continental Divide amid the native wild flow...

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Susan Solomon is widely recognized as a leading scientific expert in the area of atmospheric research and is a research scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Boulder. One of the leaders in the field of atmospheric chemistry, ...

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Denver native Emily Howell Warner took her first airplane flight as a teenager and came away from that experience with a passion to fly and become an airplane pilot. In 1973, 67 years after the “Wright Flyer” made aviation history and 15 years...

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Rhea Hurrle Allison Woltman grew up in central Minnesota and attended St. Cloud Teacher’s College. But she always wanted to fly, so after just a couple of years of teaching in a one-room schoolhouse, she moved to Texas and started training as a pilot. S...

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Dr. Jo Ann Cram Joselyn is the first woman and the first American to serve as Secretary General of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) and the first woman to serve as Secretary General of the International Association of Geomagnetism ...

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Martha Dartt Maxwell, only five feet tall and a lifelong vegetarian, became an accomplished hunter and taxidermist whose work changed the look of natural history museums forever. When a child, her grandmother exposed her to the natural beauty of the Penns...

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Diana Wall, a leading expert in soil invertebrate diversity, has spent more than 25 seasons in the cold deserts of Antarctica examining how global changes impact soils, organisms, and ecosystem functioning. Wall’s passion for the study of nematodes (rou...

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To View Penny Hamilton “Penny the Pilot” life story video, produced by Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame and aired on Rocky Mountain PBS, February 15, 2018, click here Penny Hamilton has been a general aviation pilot for 23 years, marking he...

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Kristi S. Anseth is a pioneer in biomedical engineering, a leading researcher and inventor in the fields of biomaterials and regenerative medicine. She has shown that by controlling the chemical, biological, and physical properties of biomaterials, fundam...

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