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UA researchers land $2.27M grant to study Valley fever

Why are some people barely affected by Valley fever while others are admitted to intensive care? The search for answers to those questions is on, thanks to a $2.27 million grant awarded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health to the University of Arizona Valley Fever… Read More →

A.T. Still University opens osteopathic medicine center in Mesa

A.T. Still University (ATSU) announces the grand opening of the A.T. Still University Osteopathic Medicine Center Arizona. The University will host an open house at the center, located at 5845 E. Still Circle in Mesa, on Tuesday, April 18 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. University leadership will be in attendance, including ATSU President Craig Phelps, DO, ’84;… Read More →

We misread faces when tired, UA study reveals

After a rough night’s sleep, your ability to recognize whether those around you are happy or sad could suffer, according to a study led by a University of Arizona psychologist. The research, published in the journal Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms, found that study participants had a harder time identifying facial expressions of happiness… Read More →

UA researchers will study airport safety

Phoenix Airport - AZRE Magazine January/February 2012

Air travel has increased the potential for international transmission of infectious diseases. As increasing numbers of people travel by air, the potential risk of introduction and spread of infectious diseases by travelers is on the rise. The University of Arizona Regulatory Science Program has been awarded a contract from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering,… Read More →

A.T. Still University diversity campaign earns national recognition

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A.T. Still University’s (ATSU) marketing campaign, “Diversity Means More Than Hue at ATSU,” received an honorable mention at the Cynopsis Media Social Good Awards in New York on March 2. The campaign is a multichannel initiative integrating print, video, and online platforms to highlight ATSU’s commitment to diversity in education, while encouraging students from diverse… Read More →

UA College of Pharmacy receives $12M in philanthropic commitments

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Commitments totaling more than $12 million will help pave the way for expanding and renovating the Skaggs Pharmaceutical Sciences Center at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Tucson campus. The ALSAM Foundation provided a $10 million challenge grant to the UA College of Pharmacy – the largest commitment in the history of the college. Class of ’67… Read More →

Frank Lloyd Wright School to become independent from foundation

Frank Lloyd Wright, AZRE Magazine May/June 2011

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) approved the Change of Control application submitted by the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. This allows the School to operate as an entity independent from the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation (Foundation), and maintain its accreditation as an institute of higher learning. The HLC decision allows the School to continue… Read More →

UA president finalist visits campus

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On Tuesday, it was announced that Dr. Robert C. Robbins is the lone finalist to succeed the University of Arizona’s current president, Ann Weaver Hart. Robbins visited the Tucson campus on Wednesday for a day of introductory meetings, which ended with an hour-long public forum. The Arizona Board of Regents has scheduled a special meeting… Read More →

Pima Medical Institute instructor named Master Teacher 2017

Radiography instructor Mike Hawkes is the first to admit he’s basically a big nerd. He loves science fiction and technology—two things that inspired him to go into the radiography field in the first place. So it’s not surprising that he lets his inner nerd shine in the classroom, enriching students’ learning experiences through technology each… Read More →

How can Arizona improve higher education attainment rates?

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College Success Arizona released a new policy brief that explains the characteristics of a well-designed state grant aid program that would boost Arizona’s postsecondary attainment rate. The brief, “Investing in College Access, Supporting Completion: How Need-Based State Grant Aid Can Help Increase Higher Education Attainment Rates in Arizona,” provides insight to state leaders, legislators, and policymakers… Read More →

Arizona Science Center receives $100,000 grant from Thunderbirds

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Arizona Science Center is on a mission to bring an increased focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics – the subjects commonly referred to as STEM – to teachers, students and families across Arizona through its innovative, signature STEM Extravaganza program. Thunderbirds Charities awarded Arizona Science Center $100,000 in grant funding to help provide customized… Read More →

Scottsdale Community College breaking ground on new facility

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Scottsdale Community College will break ground on a new 33,000-square-foot building in April that will house its Business School, an Indigenous Scholars Institute, a community center and Facilities scheduling services. The project, with a working title of the “Cloud Song Center,” will meet a longstanding commitment by the college to provide a cultural center for the… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ names 100 Best Companies in Arizona

It is the purpose of BestCompaniesAZ and our calling – and has been for 15 years. We knew that better workplaces would create better lives, better communities, and more profitable businesses. Although it wasn’t about the money, the financial success was proven to be a benefit for best companies. Ten years ago, we were excited… Read More →

Kids compete to make the world a better place

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Education

When faced with the problem of cleaning up a polluted petrochemical site in Ecuador, a team of urban planners from Arizona turned to “microbial degradation” and “phytoremediation” to biologically break down pollutants on the site. A team of urban planners who are still in middle school. The Veritas Homeschoolers were in Washington this week to… Read More →