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How much can crying during job reviews impact career?


Men who cry during a negative performance review at work are more likely to receive lower performance evaluations, decreased assessments of leadership ability and more negative written recommendations, according to a new study by researchers with the University of Arizona Eller College of Management. The study, entitled “Boys, Don’t Cry: Gender and Reactions to Negative… Read More →

UA earns $10.3M grant to study Alzheimer’s in women


Why do more women than men get Alzheimer’s disease? In their quest to find the answer, neuroscientist Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, and her colleagues in the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, have been awarded a $10.3 million five-year Program Project Grant (PPG) from the National Institute on… Read More →

ASU professor teaches class without speaking a word

by in AZ Business Magazine | Education

Professor Paul Quinn is able to make learning a foreign language fun and relaxing, without ever speaking a word. American Sign Language is a course that most students take not because they are eager to learn a new language, but because they were required to learn one for their major and they didn’t want to… Read More →

NAU president highlights successes, future of possibilities

Rita Cheng

“We are working together to build the future we know NAU deserves,” President Rita Cheng told students, faculty, staff and the Flagstaff community during the campus forum held Tuesday, Oct. 18 at the High Country Conference Center. View the full powerpoint slideshow or watch the recorded presentation online. “As we gather here today, our university… Read More →

University of Arizona signs agreement with University of Liberia


Joseph Boakai, Sr., Vice President of the Republic of Liberia, signed a Memorandum of Collaboration with the University of Arizona Monday as a first step toward developing programs that could send UA-trained health professionals to the west-African nation. Boakai met with representatives of University of Arizona Health Sciences’ five colleges, who explained each college’s programs.… Read More →

Front Row Education program helps Valley teachers

by in AZ Business Magazine | Education

An online adaptive learning program known as Front Row Education is being utilized in area elementary schools, not intending to replace teachers but to help them. Nineteen schools and more than 300 K-8 teachers in the Dysart School District in El Mirage will be using Front Row Education in the 2016-2017 school year. There are more… Read More → names the top internship programs for 2017

Copyright: goodluz / 123RF Stock Photo, the source for career intelligence, has taken the guesswork out of the exhaustive internship search with today’s release of the Top Internships for 2017, highlighting the top programs in 13 categories, including the Most Prestigious Internships, the Best Overall Internships, the programs offering the best Quality of Life and Career Development, and the best… Read More →

Helios Scholars at TGen celebrates 10 years

Cancer research

Helios Education Foundation and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) celebrated the 10th year of their premier internship program partnership, Helios Scholars at TGen, preparing students for college and career, and helping produce the next generation of Arizona’s biomedical workforce. Alumni from among the more than 400 graduates of the internship program joined Helios and TGen, their scientific mentors,… Read More →

Enterprise University offers an inside look at Generation Y


The largest living generation, Millennials, are now moving into their prime spending years. How well do we know them? The seminar, on Oct. 18, is designed for business leaders, managers and marketers, this workshop will highlight the economic influence of this young generation in the United States, and in the Phoenix market. Topics discussed will… Read More →

How do you meet demand to fill tech-related jobs in AZ? Get kids interested

Dietrich Bappe (left), Cougar Waller (upper right) and Michael Colonica (right) work on projects in art class at Phoenix Coding Academy in the Phoenix Union High School District. (Photo by Ally Carr/Cronkite News)

When you imagine what class at Phoenix Coding Academy might look like, maybe you think of students staring at endless rows of characters and symbols on computer screens. And sure, sometimes that happens. But you’re just as likely to find students hunched over their desks with colored pencils and markers in their hands. On a… Read More →

Q&A: Dr. Maria Harper-Marincik, first latina MCCD chancellor

Maricopa Community Colleges

During the last legislative session, the Maricopa Community College District was snubbed from state aid, and this year, its longtime Chancellor Rufus Glasper stepped down to pursue an opportunity as a CEO for an education nonprofit.   Sitting in for someone who’s leaving behind a 13-year legacy and facing upcoming financial troubles doesn’t seem to have Dr.… Read More →

UA’s Mini Medical school schedules fall events

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Mini Medical School for community members has resumed, with three important topics on tap this fall. Mini-Med is a lecture series open to the public that explores various cutting-edge science, medicine and health topics. When: • Wednesday, Oct. 12, 5:30-7 p.m., Heart Disease: The #1 Killer of… Read More →

NASA grant will help ASU students build a miniature satellite


Community members packed into an auditorium Friday night to hear members of ASU’s Sun Devil Satellite Laboratory team speak about urban heat islands and how a $200,000 grant from NASA’s Space Grant Undergraduate Student Instrument Program will allow the team to build a miniature satellite. A discussion was held consisting of project manager Sarah Rogers, lead… Read More →

Desert Schools subsidizes financial literacy website


Financial literacy and education is a critical life lesson, one that can have a big impact throughout life. Recent studies show that Americans have a “low level” of financial literacy – struggling to understand basic principals. Desert Schools Federal Credit Union wants to change this by preparing students early in their life. By partnering with… Read More →