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NAU and Coder Camps offer software development training

To help employers meet the growing demand for skilled software developers, Northern Arizona University and national programming boot camp Coder Camps are partnering to teach students full-stack software development in 12 weeks. Powered by Coder Camps’ new modular curriculum, the classes will be available through NAU in support of its mission to serve critical workforce… Read More →

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union boosts PCH program

For nearly 20 years, Desert Schools Federal Credit Union has played host to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Charity Golf Tournament benefitting Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, an international non-profit organization that raises funds for children’s hospitals, medical research and public awareness of children’s health issues. Since the golf event’s inception… Read More →

JPMorgan Chase announces $150,000 grant for export assistance

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton joined Curtis Reed of JPMorgan Chase and other members of the Metro Phoenix Export Alliance (MPEXA) to announce new export assistance programs, which will be administered by the nonprofit organization, Partnership for Economic Innovation (PEI). Curtis Reed also announced that JPMorgan Chase has provided a $150,000 grant to support PEI’s implementation… Read More →

HandsOn Greater Phoenix seeks volunteers for STEM camp

A team of volunteer professionals will join teachers at Moon Mountain Elementary School, 13425 N. 19th Avenue, to offer a hands-on, project based STEM Academy summer camp experience for fourth, fifth and sixth grade students.  The four-day summer camp, June 5-8, is presented through a partnership of the Washington Elementary School District and HandsOn Greater… Read More →

UA College of Medicine graduates largest class of physicians

It’s graduation time, and UA College of Medicine students will be among the first to turn their tassels next week. Eighty-one students from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix will process through the streets of downtown Phoenix prior to commencement exercises on Monday, May 8. Led by the Phoenix Pipe Band, the… Read More →

Arizona Senate passes $1B boost for university research

At 11:01 p.m. on Thursday May 4, 2017, the Arizona Senate passed HB 2547: university infrastructure capital financing; appropriations paving the way for up to $1 billion in bonds to expand and maintain university research infrastructure at Arizona’s public universities. HB2547 is part of a set of budget bills that make up Arizona’s $9.8 Billion Budget… Read More →

St. Scholastica will celebrate first graduates in Arizona

The College of St. Scholastica is celebrating a milestone with a graduation celebration for its first class of Arizona students. The ceremony will be at 5 p.m. Monday, May 15 in the Mesa Community College Theatre, 1833 West Southern Ave., Mesa. Fifteen students are candidates to graduate with bachelor of arts degrees from St. Scholastica’s… Read More →

Nursing informatics specialty is thriving in healthcare

Nursing informatics is a healthcare trend that is here to stay; and according to a nursing professor at American Sentinel University, nurses working in the specialized field of nursing informatics are thriving in healthcare. “Nurse informaticists are in high demand due to federal regulations and the Medicare program. Healthcare staff and hospital administrators are required… Read More →

Arizona charters sweep top spots in ‘best high schools’ report

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A U.S. News and World Report ranking of the best high schools in the country gave the top spot to Basis Scottsdale, one of four Basis charter schools in Arizona that finished in the report’s top five. U.S. News and RTI National, a research firm, looked at more than 22,000 public high schools in the… Read More →

Principal training program launches in effort to improve student achievement gap

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A partnership between Governor Ducey’s office and education groups launched a program across Arizona to train school principals in order to create more student success. In Gov. Doug Ducey’s 2018 executive budget recommendation, he called for $250,000 to match equivalent funds from the philanthropic community to expand school leadership and training opportunities through the Beat the Odds… Read More →

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

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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 →