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University of Colorado's Wirth Chair

  In Colorado, all media, from newspapers to radio stations, that have covered the issue of sustainability are eligible to apply for a media award from the University of Colorado's Wirth Chair in Environmental and Community Development Policy. Winners get the chance to pick the recipient of a $1,500 graduate student scholarship. Grants of $1,500 are also given to private and public programs that carry out sustainable development policies. Applications are due April 15; contact Marshall Kaplan, Institute for Policy Research and Implemention, University of Colorado at Denver, 1445 Market St., Suite 350, Denver, CO 80202 (303/820-5605).