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Arizona Science Center ties Sci-fi and tech together

A “Jurassic Park” egg incubator simulator is topped with a roaring dinosaur at the Arizona Science Center in the POPnology exhibit in Phoenix. (Photo by Kaitlyn Thompson/Cronkite News)

POPnology, an 8,000-square-foot exhibit packed with science fiction technology, will make its debut at the Arizona Science Center on Sunday. The exhibit features iconic science fiction devices from popular movies, books and television shows like “Jurassic Park,” “Back to the Future” and “Star Wars.” “There is so much fun in science,” said Chevy Humphrey, president… Read More →

John Kerkorian named Ballard Spahr managing partner

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John G. Kerkorian, a commercial litigator who represents leading Arizona businesses and national financial institutions, will become Managing Partner of Ballard Spahr’s Phoenix office effective July 1, firm Chair Mark Stewart announced. Mr. Kerkorian succeeds Stephen M. Savage, who was a co-founder of the Phoenix office and has served as its Managing Partner since it… Read More →

Flamenco, BBQ and Gridiron Glory + more to do this week

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Gridiron Glory The Arizona Science Center’s exhibit, “Gridiron Glory:  The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame,” is in its final week. Over 200 pieces make up the exhibition. The exhibit consists of attire, photos, documents, and NFL Films footage. The exhibit allows visitors to get up close and personal with some of the… Read More →

Things to Do: Halloween Edition

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You’ve been trick-or-treating for years. Don’t you think it’s time to mix things up? Try these events around the Valley for a little bit of a treat! 10/31: Life After Death Race II Bring your best Halloween costumes and best racing bicycles to Margaret T. Hance Park on Halloween night to participate in a festive… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women

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They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

Chevy Humphrey – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Chevy Humphrey – President and CEO, Arizona Science Center Humphrey oversees the $12 million operation of Arizona Science Center, a 164,000-square-foot facility with more than 330 employees and volunteers that welcomes 500,000 visitors every year. Greatest accomplishment: “Inspiring and helping others succeed. I am humbled to play a role in their achievement.” Surprising fact: “I am… Read More →

Arizona Science Center unearths ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egyptian artifacts will be on view in Phoenix when Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science opens at Arizona Science Center on May 31. Lost Egypt is an immersive quest for knowledge that reveals how archaeologists use modern science and technology to uncover and understand the ancient civilization of Egypt. Through hands-on challenges, authentic artifacts… Read More →

Cramer-Krasselt Dominates 2014 ADDY Awards

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The local advertising industry celebrated its version of the Oscars last weekend and Cramer-Krasselt dominated the competition with 18 awards, including two gold, five silver and 11 bronze honors for a wide range of clients. Hosted by the Metro Phoenix Chapter of the American Advertising Federation, the annual ADDY Awards honor advertising excellence in print,… Read More →

YWCA Honors Valley Women at Tribute to Leadership

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The YWCA of Maricopa County has announced its Tribute to Leadership Honorees who will be honored at the 20th Anniversary Tribute to Leadership Gala on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at The Ritz Carlton in Phoenix, Arizona. The Tribute to Leadership Gala is a special evening set aside to recognize the outstanding individuals who have given… Read More →

Science Center CEO will lead international organization

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Arizona Science Center president and CEO Chevy Humphrey has been elected board chair of the executive committee for the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC). ASTC is an international organization that represents science centers and museums in 45 different countries. The 600-member organization serves to advance public understanding of and engagement with science among diverse audiences.… Read More →

AZ Science Center welcomes new EVP

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by in Business News | Tech

Arizona Science Center announced the expansion of its team to include Dean Briere, executive vice president, programs and operations. In his new role, Briere oversees all programs and operations at Arizona Science Center, in addition to leading special projects. Briere will oversee the guest experience team, Irene P. Flinn IMAX theater, school and family programming,… Read More →

Palomar offers superb Staycation options

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I’ve been a downtown dweller for a decade now. I’ve lived in the historic district of Phoenix since before First Friday brought in the cool kids, long before there were bars in the Roosevelt district to attract the hipsters, and well before CityScape made downtown Phoenix a destination for something other than a sporting event… Read More →

Palomar Offers Superb Staycation Options

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I’ve been a downtown dweller for a decade now. I’ve lived in the historic district of Phoenix since before First Friday brought in the cool kids, long before there were bars in the Roosevelt district to attract the hipsters and well before CityScape made downtown Phoenix a destination for something other than a sporting event… Read More →

Palomar offers sublime Staycation options

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I’ve been a downtown dweller for a decade now. I’ve lived in the historic district of Phoenix since before First Friday brought in the cool kids, long before there were bars in the Roosevelt district to attract the hipsters, and well before CityScape made downtown Phoenix a destination for something other than a sporting event… Read More →