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Get out of town and do something new with people you don’t know this summer.

 

Most of the time when I travel, I travel alone. I am the road warrior. Up at zero dark thirty so I can catch a plane at 6 or 7am. My job is to get to the airport, get from the airport to my meeting, turn around ...


It takes a village and patience to create great achievements.

The achievement in Santa Teresa of the expanded Union Pacific Rail facility is the result of work by many people, organizations and agencies over a long period of time. This will be Union Pacific's largest fueling facility and the railroads' largest intermodal freight terminal along the U.S.-Mexico border. Intermodal means it will involve 3 potential 4 of the 5 different modes of transportation, ground, air, rail ...


Travels with Charlie and the new space economy.

I grew up on Long Island near John Steinbeck's home in Sag Harbor. I remember when Steinbeck's Travels with Charlie was published I had to get to the library. I found reading Steinbeck the perfect experience. His written voice took me away from crowded, grey and cold Long Island. The Pearl and Grapes of Wrath were favorites. I traveled to China, then to depression era Oklahoma. I saw ...


Good News may be coming to Dona Ana Community College

Good News. Dona Ana Community College (DACC) is embarking on the establishment of an Associate's Degree in General Engineering. Many of us followed the events over the last two years, particularly related to the Nursing Program and the Presidential search. With all that behind us, the College is now positioning itself to expand its offerings. We hope.

John Walker, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at DACC, ...


Stranger in a strange land no more.

It took ten years. I finally attended the International Space University's Executive Management course last week. I heard about the Executive Management course from Michael Simpson, President of the ISU, and from Peter Diamandis, an ISU co-founder. They both encouraged me to attend this course, during the XPRIZE Cup and my symposium. First and foremost, this course is held in Strasbourg, France. The expense for the course ...