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Kimber Lanning thinks big for small businesses

Photo by Robin Sendele, Az Big Media

It takes one to know one. When it comes to small business in Arizona, Kimber Lanning is and knows everyone. Lanning, champion of local businesses as the founder and executive director of nonprofit Local First Arizona, dropped out of Arizona State University at the age of 19 to open Stinkweeds, an independently owned and operated… Read More →

NAIOP selects 12 young professionals for mentor program

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The 2015-2016 NAIOP Arizona Developing Leaders Mentor Program protégés have been announced, and the 12 young professionals come from all corners of the Valley’s commercial real estate industry. Each protégé was selected to participate in the year-long program in which they will attend educational seminars and complete a full scale development project by the end… Read More →

ASU student-athletes juggle school, sports

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Many American universities pride themselves on their beloved sports teams and their athletes. Intercollegiate athletics is what holds many campuses together, instilling traditions and discipline. College also comes with an extensive academic load – and let’s not forget – stressful social life. Finding a balance for student athletes involves juggling all three, which can extend… Read More →

ASU: Volcanic rocks hold clues to Earth’s interior

A group of former and current Arizona State University researchers say chemical differences found between rocks samples at volcanic hotspots around the world can be explained by a model of mantle dynamics that involves plumes – upwelling’s of abnormally hot rock within the Earth’s mantle – that originate in the lower mantle and physically interact with chemically distinct piles of material.
Credit: NASA/Jeff Schmaltz/LANCE/EOSDIS MODIS Rapid Response Team/GSFC

The journey for volcanic rocks found on many volcanic islands began deep within the Earth. Brought to the Earth’s surface in eruptions of deep volcanic material, these rocks hold clues as to what is going on deep beneath Earth’s surface. Studies of rocks found on certain volcanic islands, known as ocean island basalts, revealed that… Read More →

Experts predict steady growth for Arizona economy

Arizona Economic Forecast 2011, Economic Recovery

Say goodbye to the recession and keep an eye on slow, steady growth for the state and nation in 2016. That’s what experts said today at the 52nd annual Economic Forecast Luncheon co-sponsored by Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business and JPMorgan Chase. Four experts delivered a comprehensive overview of what’s happening… Read More →

ASU scientist solving puzzle of Earth’s oxygen

Analysis of selected bands of the late Archean Mt. McRae Shale found in the upper 200 meters of the ABDP-9 core provide evidence of oxygen in Earth's atmosphere 50-100 million years earlier than previously known. Also pictured is a vial of processed -- pummeled -- rock powder used for geochemical analysis. Credit: Arizona State University, Tim Trumble

Earth’s oxygen-rich atmosphere emerged as transient “whiffs” in shallow oceans around 2.5 billion years ago, according to new research from Canadian and US scientists. These whiffs of oxygen likely happened in the following 100 million years, changing the levels of oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere until enough accumulated to create a permanently oxygenated atmosphere around 2.4… Read More →

Quarles & Brady adds Andrea Landeen to staff

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Andrea “Andy” Landeen has joined the firm’s Phoenix office in its Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group. Landeen focuses primarily on the representation of lenders and other creditors in pre- and post-judgment litigation. Her practice emphasizes litigation including commercial contracts, deeds of trust, enforcement of promissory notes, personal and commercial guaranties,… Read More →

Do dating apps offer real-world connections?

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College students use dating apps as a new method for connecting with peers, which some may compare to traditional dating websites. Arizona State University student Brandon Dovgan explained Tinder, a dating app, and traditional dating websites are “similar in the sense that they both require starting a conversation and getting to know someone virtually before… Read More →

Carrington College named executive campus director

Carrington College

Carrington College announced that Michael Como has been appointed executive campus director at Carrington’s Mesa campus, which is located at 1001 W. Southern Ave. In his role, Como will oversee optimal student experience, manage operational excellence and lead all site operations. Currently, the campus offers either certificate and/or associate degree programs in criminal justice, dental assisting, dental hygiene,… Read More →

Landings Credit Union adds new board member

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Landings Credit Union has a new face on their Board of Directors, Barbara Lloyd. Barbara, who graduated from Arizona State University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish, is Senior Vice President of the Investment Services Group at NAI Horizon in Phoenix. Barbara is an active member of CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member)… Read More →

Sun Corridor Network joins Internet2

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Arizona’s Sun Corridor Network has joined Internet2, the premier research and education technology community in the US, as a Research and Education Network member. This membership integrates Sun Corridor Network into a community of more than 300 US universities, 70 government agencies, 42 regional and state education networks, 84 leading corporations and 90,000 community anchor institutions.… Read More →

NorthMarq Capital adds Griffin Martin to Phoenix office

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Griffin Martin has joined the Phoenix regional office of NorthMarq Capital as vice president and producer. At NorthMarq, Martin’s primary focus will be to structure and place debt and equity for clients seeking to acquire, refinance or develop commercial real estate properties. Most recently, Martin founded and operated a commercial mortgage brokerage company based in… Read More →

Michael Phelps Swim School coming to Arizona

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps Swim School, LLC announced today a strategic affiliation with Pitchfork Aquatics, Inc.  As the first licensee of Michael Phelps Swimming methodology in Arizona, Pitchfork Aquatics brings the industry leading swim instruction methodology to Arizona State University.  “Pitchfork Aquatics is a non-profit entity that will provide the opportunity for anyone in the Phoenix community… Read More →

ASU supports efforts for Cronkite postage stamp

Walter Cronkite speaks at the Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication during a 2005 visit.

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is joining the efforts of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Radio Television Digital News Association to honor Walter Cronkite with a postage stamp. The U.S. Postal Service is considering a joint request from the SPJ and the RTDNA for a stamp commemorating… Read More →