Paepcke http://kajx.org en Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Global Change Institute - Part 2 http://kajx.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-aspen-global-change-institute-part-2 <p></p><p>The Aspen Global Change Institute (AGCI) embraces&nbsp;<em>The Aspen Idea</em>, the Paepcke's vision of bringing the world's great thinkers in the arts and sciences to Aspen, a neutral location, where they can escape their daily routines while communing with nature. In this setting, new conversations and ideas emerge, providing important new tools for the advancement of science.&nbsp;</p><p>John Katzenberger, co-founder and director of AGCI, explains why this idea works and how it is implemented in the workshops AGCI&nbsp;hosts throughout the year with the world's top scientists. James Arnott, AGCI&nbsp;Program Director, and Elise Osenga, Research Associate for AGCI, also contribute.&nbsp;</p><p>To learn more about the Aspen Global Change Institute, visit their <a href="http://www.agci.org">website</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 13971 at http://kajx.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Global Change Institute - Part 2 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Wheeler Associates, Part 2 http://kajx.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-wheeler-associates-part-2 <p>Bob Murray, a founding member of the <a href="http://www.wheelerassociates.org/">Wheeler Associates</a>, discusses the history of the non-profit and the early projects the Associates worked on with the Wheeler Opera House. On December 21, 2013, the historic Wheeler Opera House will re-open after undergoing renovations to the balcony and an upgraded digital film projector. Murray shares his memories of the opening night in 1984 after a similar type of renovation to the opera house.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Visit the<a href="http://www.wheelerassociates.org/"> Wheeler Associates website </a>to learn more.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:54:49 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 11328 at http://kajx.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Wheeler Associates, Part 2