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Why SRP and ASU continue to invest in Tempe

The Grand at Papago Park Center

Valley Partnership has announced the topic for its upcoming monthly breakfast on Friday, Sept. 25. This month’s program will feature a discussion on why the Salt River Project and Arizona State University continue to invest in the city of Tempe. The panel will feature John Creer, Assistant Vice President for Real Estate Development at ASU;… Read More →

Fuchsia Spa breaks ground on their first franchise location

Blue Door Spa

Mesa, Ariz.-based Fuchsia Spa, a concept designed for the everyday woman to indulge in affordable, yet high-end spa services monthly, has announced the breaking ground of its first franchise location, which is set to open in Phoenix this year. Long-time Fuchsia employee Shauna Owens, 30, and her sister Marissa Owens, 28, signed a lease in… Read More →

Environmental Excellence Awards honor state’s best

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The Sun Link Tucson Streetcar earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Arizona Forward’s 35th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards, held in partnership with SRP. The project is the first Made in America streetcar in nearly 60 years. Arizona Forward celebrated its 35th milestone anniversary of this historic program, in addition to the competition’s… Read More →

TGen, Riddell, ASU football study brain injuries

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Riddell, the leader in football helmet technology and innovation, and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), a leader in cutting-edge genomic research, has began the third year of a study to advance concussion detection and treatment with the Pac-12’s Arizona State University and its Sun Devil football program. Researchers are working to identify biomarkers released from… Read More →

ASU chosen to lead lunar CubeSat mission

Photo by: Sean Amidan/ASU/SpaceTREx

A spacecraft the size of a shoebox with Arizona origins will soon be orbiting our nearest neighbor to create a map of water-ice on the Moon. The NASA-selected CubeSat will be designed, built, and operated at Arizona State University, and is one piece of the agency’s larger mission to fully characterize the water content at the… Read More →

Arizona Commission on the Arts plans development program

Douglas Artists

The Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona, has announced that it will pilot a new artist-to-artist professional development program called AZ ArtWorker in three Arizona cities: Douglas, Phoenix and Tucson. Funded by a grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation and produced in partnership with Arizona State University, AZ… Read More →

Tailgating service offers VIP experience and gives back to schools

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Your football team is asked to pour their blood, sweat and tears into every game, but this shouldn’t be an expectation of the tailgaters outside of Sun Devil Stadium. To make tailgating even easier, Tailgater Concierge makes its debut today as a one-stop solution for all tailgating needs – all fans need to do is… Read More →

ASU, Mayo researchers develop real-time test for bone cancer

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Are your bones getting stronger or weaker? Right now, it’s hard to know. But a new test for detecting bone loss, being developed by Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic researchers, offers the possibility of near real-time monitoring of bone diseases. The technique, which measures changes in calcium isotope ratios, has passed an important hurdle by… Read More →

National Asset Services sells Gateway at Tempe for $56M

Gateway at Tempe, Tempe, AZ (PRNewsFoto/National Asset Services)

National Asset Services (NAS), a leading commercial real estate companies, has sold the Gateway at Tempe, a college student housing property located approximately 1 mile East of Arizona State University on East University Drive in Tempe, Arizona. An undisclosed buyer purchased the Property from a group of 33 tenant-in-common (TIC) co-owners that were advised by NAS during… Read More →

Groundwater pumping is changing Phoenix’s surface

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The ground level in portions of the metro Phoenix area is dropping at an annual rate of nearly two centimeters, or almost an inch a year. This is caused by the pumping of groundwater from subsurface aquifers, say two Arizona State University scientists. Apache Junction, at the east end of the valley, is seeing the… Read More →

Goodyear defense contractor gets Air Force research grant

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Prime Solutions Group, an aerospace and defense consulting contractor located at the West Valley Technology Center near the Phoenix-Goodyear Airport, has received a prestigious Small Business Innovative Research grant from the United States Air Force. Joseph Marvin, president of the 17-employee firm, said the Phase I grant is a major accomplishment that will allow his… Read More →

Arizona State Credit Union will award 41 scholarships

valley forward receives grant

Arizona State Credit Union has announced its 2015 Scholarship and Grant Program. This year, the Credit Union will award a total of $44,000 to students and graduates. Each of the Credit Union’s 20 branch locations will award one $1,000 scholarship to students and one $1,000 grant to graduates who are Credit Union members. “We are proud… Read More →

ASU offers free media literacy course

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Arizona State University has launched its first-ever free online course titled “Media LIT: Overcoming Information Overload,” designed to help students understand, analyze and create media. The open, digitally-enabled course is the first of its kind offered by a major journalism program, and features guest speakers like New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan, Wikipedia co-founder… Read More →

Energy Systems Design promotes Maria Leshner

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

ESD has announced that Maria Leshner as been promoted to Business Development and Marketing Manager of Energy Systems Design, Inc. In her new role, Ms. Leshner will continue to manage ESD’s internal marketing efforts and, in addition, will coordinate and execute strategic business development plans designed to differentiate and promote ESD’s services, as well as… Read More →