AZ Business Magazine Archives

NASA chooses ASU for Mars 2020 mission

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Arizona State University has been selected by NASA to design, deliver and oversee the Mastcam-Z imaging investigation, a pair of color panoramic zoom cameras, on the next rover mission to be launched to the surface of Mars in 2020. Jim Bell, a professor in ASU’s School of Earth and Space Exploration, will be the principal… Read More →

Taylor Morrison Donates Land for Elementary School

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A new elementary school is underway for the Liberty Elementary School District, thanks to a land donation by local homebuilder Taylor Morrison. The Phoenix homebuilder, currently developing Las Brisas in Goodyear, donated approximately 15 acres needed for the new elementary school earlier this year, with design on the brand new school currently underway by the… Read More →

Bank of America boosts rewards for Arizona consumers

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Preferred Rewards, a groundbreaking program that recognizes and rewards clients for choosing Bank of America for more of their banking and Merrill Edge for their investment needs, is now available for clients in California, Oregon, Arizona and Idaho. These states are within wave two of a four-wave national rollout of the program that began in… Read More →

Wells Fargo issues Environmental grants

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The Nature Conservancy’s Arizona Forest Restoration Project and the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Phoenix District Youth Initiative today received a Wells Fargo Environmental Solutions for Communities grant for $25,000 and $24,097, respectively. Both organizations were selected from among 54 environmental nonprofits to receive grant dollars totaling $3 million from the 2014 Wells Fargo Environmental… Read More →

Papa Murphy’s Teams Up with Phoenix Children’s Hospital

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Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza has launched a new campaign to benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH). The 40 Papa Murphy’s locations in greater Phoenix and northern Arizona will donate $1 to PCH from every Mini Murph™ Make ‘N’ Bake Pizza Kit sold now through September 30, 2014. The Mini Murph is a hit for… Read More →

Scottsdale Healthcare Shea in ’100 Great Hospitals’

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Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center was recently named one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America” by healthcare industry trade publication Becker’s Hospital Review. With its selection of Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center, the editorial team from Becker’s noted several positives including surgical expertise, patient safety, education and research capabilities. Editors also highlighted the hospital’s… Read More →

SRP Improves Power Outage Map Features

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This monsoon season Salt River Project electric customers now have access to more information, thanks to improvements that have been added during the year to SRP’s online Power Outage Map. The SRP power outage page has been reimaged and allows for easier navigation. On mobile devices, the map is full screen and allows users easier… Read More →

Sky Harbor Named Top Airport for Small Businesses

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Phoenix Sky Harbor International is the number one airport in the country for new small businesses, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General. The goal of the report was to identify which of the nation’s 64 largest airports have been able to successfully incorporate new DBE (Disadvantaged… Read More →

Carr boosts Jaburg & Wilk’s insurance litigation team

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The law firm of Jaburg & Wilk, P.C. announced that Jason S. Carr joined the firm as an Associate in our insurance litigation department where he will assist insurance carriers as well as their policy holders. Carr developed his insurance defense skills by defending depositions and advocating at arbitrations on the Plaintiff’s side of personal… Read More →

Posinelli attorney earns 2nd term on State Bar Board

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Melissa Ho, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of the national law firm Polsinelli, has been elected for a second term to the State Bar Association Board of Governors. The members of the State Bar of Arizona elected 10 Board of Governor members. Melissa will serve a three-year term. “The State Bar of Arizona is… Read More →

The Anti-Diva Guide to Startups

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Approaching a startup with a diva attitude is a great way to fail before you even begin. To launch a successful startup you need to be willing to work harder, longer and for less (usually nothing at the beginning) than any other person out there to make your idea become a reality. Essentially, you need… Read More →

Department of Defense honors APS

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Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced today that Arizona Public Service (APS) of Phoenix, Arizona, is one of 15 recipients of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the Department’s highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of Guard and… Read More →

Thunderbirds Donate $25,000 to SpoFit

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More children and youth with disabilities can now experience and participate in team sports like basketball and power soccer thanks to a $25,000 donation from Thunderbirds Charities that was used to buy ten specialty sports wheelchairs for the Virginia G. Piper Sports & Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities (SpoFit). “For children with spina bifida,… Read More →

EPA ruling may close Navajo Generating Station by 2044

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The largest coal-fired power plant in the West will produce one-third less energy by 2020 and is on track to cease operations in 2044 under a proposal that the federal government adopted to cut haze-causing emissions of nitrogen oxide at places like the Grand Canyon. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that the owners… Read More →