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Two University City Mayors Connect

Below is the video of Fort Collins Mayor Wade Troxell’s keynote speech to a group of Lexington leaders, discussing the idea of Fort Collins as a University City. Mayor Jim Gray and Scott Shapiro, Mayor Gray’s Chief Innovation Officer, also speak.

Mayor Troxell straddles the worlds of municipal government and academia. In addition to leading his city, Mayor Troxell is also a mechanical engineering professor at Colorado State University, and he’s been thinking about the Triple Helix of academia, government and business for years.

The Gaines Center – Conversation with Mayors from UK Gaines Center on Vimeo.

 

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May 13, 2016 · 12:40 pm

UK News

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Video + article from University of Kentucky’s UKNow:

It’s a partnership unlike any other, relying on each other to complete pivotal projects and daily deeds, constantly working together to find solutions. Yes, the city of Lexington and the University of Kentucky are intertwined, but a recent discovery proves it’s much more than a partnership — it’s a new species of community…

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