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NASA honors NAU for asteroid observations

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A team led by David Trilling, associate professor of astronomy at Northern Arizona University, has been selected to receive a NASA Group Achievement Award. According to NASA, the Spitzer Near Earth Asteroid Team is being recognized “for exemplary science implementation, analysis and execution of the Spitzer 2011 MD and 2009 BD near-Earth Asteroid Observations for… Read More →

VCU dean selected as NAU Provost

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June 26, 2015 by in AZ Business Magazine | Education

James Coleman, dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University, has been selected as the university’s next provost, President Rita Cheng announced. “Jim’s broad background crosses multiple disciplines and his research focus makes him an excellent fit for provost. Perhaps more important, he shares our passion for transforming the lives of our students… Read More →

Annual Social Media Day returns to Phoenix

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On Tuesday, June 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Social Media Day Phoenix (#SMDayPHX) will be returning for its 6th annual celebration of all things social media at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel. From learning about content creation and specific social media apps, like Instagram, to tools to assist with engagement and hearing from… Read More →

UA researchers link liver disease, drug metabolism

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Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy have discovered that nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), an increasingly common but often undiagnosed liver disease, could have significant medical implications for people with type 2 diabetes. People develop NASH when early liver disease, characterized by too much fat in the liver, is exacerbated by inflammation. Obesity, which is on… Read More →

Arizona Summit Law School names new president

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Arizona Summit Law School has appointed Donald Lively as its new president. Lively, who served as Summit Law’s founding dean from 2004 – 05, succeeds Scott Thompson who served as the school’s president for more than 4 years. Lively’s return coincides with the law school’s tenth anniversary. Together with Summit Law’s dean Shirley Mays and… Read More →

TW Lewis awards 10 scholarships to ASU’s Barrett

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T.W. Lewis Foundation continues its mission to help people reach their potential by offering 10 high performing graduates with a $5,000 scholarship for four-years ($20,000 total) to Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University (ASU.) The Foundation has awarded 130 scholarships to Maricopa County students since its inception in 2002. The Foundation recognizes that… Read More →

UA, Phoenix will expand Phoenix Biomedical Campus

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The University of Arizona, the anchor tenant of the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, and the City of Phoenix have entered into an agreement to expand the university’s presence on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. The agreement approved by the Phoenix City Council on Wednesday calls for the university, Banner Health, and any potential development partners, to develop… Read More →

Severe heat can be deadly, experts warn

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The heat is on for Arizona – specifically the Phoenix area – and it’s more than just an annoyance. “It’s particularly dangerous for folks that either have outdoor occupations or that do outdoor work or even are exercising in the heat of the day, if they haven’t ‘cameled’ up with water before hand,” said Will… Read More →

Pieceful Solutions hires psychologist Karen Delaney

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Pieceful Solutions, a K-12 school in Arizona for children with autism spectrum disorders, recently hired Karen Delaney, Ph.D. as its School Psychologist for its three school campuses in Mesa, Chandler and Gilbert. Dr. Delaney is a licensed psychologist in the state of Arizona, and has more than 35 years of experience in the field. She most… Read More →

Arizona school spending ranks near bottom of states

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Arizona continued to be among the lowest states in the nation for per pupil school spending, and its expenditures were falling while the rest of the nation’s were rising, the Census Bureau said. A bureau report released Tuesday said Arizona spent $7,208 per student in fiscal 2013, well below the national average of $10,700, and… Read More →

MIM hosts annual Educator Appreciation Month in July

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Teachers can beat the heat by spending the month of July at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)! During its fourth annual Educator Appreciation Month, current prekindergarten through twelfth-grade teachers, school and district administrators, registered student teachers, teacher’s aides and homeschool educators can enjoy the museum for free. To participate, educators must show a school- or… Read More →

ASU, Banner launch research on neurodegenerative disease

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Arizona State University and Banner Health have announced a new research alliance to advance the scientific study, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. The partnership between Arizona State University (ASU), one of the nation’s largest public research universities, and Phoenix-based Banner Health, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, includes the… Read More →

Kid’s College at EMCC offers summer learning and fun

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Enrollment is now open for the Kid’s College, developed and presented by Community Education at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC), with summer classes being offered June 1 through July 30, 2015. Now in its fifteenth year, this successful summer tradition offers educational short courses for kids ages 4-18, Most courses are one week, Monday through… Read More →

Quarles & Brady sponsors mentorship program

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP has announced that its Phoenix Business Law Practice Group has signed on to sponsor the Vendeme tu Sueno (Pitch Us Your Dream) competition, a partnership between Seed Spot and Univision wherein entrepreneurs will compete for a chance at mentorship, office space, and capital. The program, which is… Read More →