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Photos: Tempe campus bookstore closing after 49 years

Tempe Campus Bookstore

For nearly 50 years, Arizona State University students have stopped at a Tempe bookstore to pick up school supplies. But the decades-long tradition will soon come to an end.   Photos courtesy of Anna Copper/Cronkite News The Student Book Center will shut down on May 31, mourned by current and longtime customers. “This is actually the… Read More →

Gould Evans celebrates 20 years in Phoenix

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This has been a big week for Gould Evans Phoenix. On Friday, the nationally recognized design and planning firm earned a 2016 PRIDE (Professional Recognition of Interior Design Excellence) Award in the category of commercial space under 10,000 square feet. The awards were presented by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). And this week, Gould Evans Phoenix celebrates… Read More →

ASU professor tests preventive cancer vaccine

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For more than 10 years, professor Stephen Johnston and a team of researchers at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute have been developing a cancer vaccine aimed at preventing all types of cancer. Johnston said his vaccine has passed safety trials and is moving on to efficacy trials in dogs. Johnston said one of the biggest… Read More →

Great (Light Rail friendly) places for ASU students to celebrate graduation

The not-so-secret ingredient in Bitter & Twisted's house punch is tequila!

Graduation season is upon us, and as a recent Arizona State Graduate, I know how hectic these last couple of weeks have been. After you cross the stage, snag your diploma, basking in the glory that is finally being done with school as friends and family cheer you on, the first thought that may pop… Read More →

Ballard Spahr marks milestone with diversity scholarship

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Ballard Spahr’s Phoenix office is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a $125,000 gift to the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. The first scholarship from the Ballard Spahr Diversity Scholarship—$25,000 for one year of tuition—will be awarded for the 2016-17 academic year, and the recipient will be known as the Ballard… Read More →

Arizona added 100,000 residents in 2015

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Arizona’s population grew by nearly 100,000 in 2015, driven largely by growth in Maricopa County which saw the second-largest increase among counties in the nation, according to new Census Bureau estimates. The bureau’s 2015 population estimates for counties and metro areas also said that Maricopa finished first in the nation for net domestic migration growth… Read More →

SkySong 4 ‘Topping Out’ on March 31

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

SkySong 4 is closing in on completion, with a key construction milestone being marked in a ceremony tomorrow. SkySong 4 is “topped out,” meaning the structural steel in the construction building has reached the building’s final height. The SkySong 4 construction team will celebrate the milestone at a “Topping Out Party,” to be held at… Read More →

ASU grads launch Club Nutrition in Tempe

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Calling all fitness fanatics: a new store, Club Nutrition, is holding their grand opening on March 25th located on College Avenue in Tempe. Club Nutrition is more than just a supplement shop, it is a lifestyle. Their organic supplements — protein, pre-workout, post-workout, creatine and anabolic nutrients not only help improve your workout routine but can… Read More →

SRP, ASU work to identify algae strains

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Researchers at ASU and engineers at SRP are conducting joint research studies to find new ways to utilize algae in the desert, specifically in the operation of power plants. Dr. Tom Dempster is working on ways for algae to be used for carbon capture and sequestration. The research, still in its infancy, could be used… Read More →

IO closes $505M in financing for new Phoenix data center

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IO, a leading global provider of Data Center Services, today announced it has raised $445 million in debt capital from Deutsche Bank and $60 million in additional growth capital from an affiliate of Macquarie Capital. The proceeds from the Deutsche Bank loan allowed IO to refinance its existing U.S. indebtedness. In addition, IO has exercised… Read More →

Pitchfork Aquatics opening features Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps

Gold-medalist and Olympian Michael Phelps will make an appearance at the Pitchfork Aquatics Swim School Grand Opening on Saturday, March 12. The Open House events will occur from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the ASU Polytechnic Sun Devil Fitness Complex, and from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the ASU West campus Sun Devil Fitness Complex. The… Read More →

Verde Palms Apartments near ASU sells for $1.25M

Verde Palms Apartments
by in AZRE Magazine | Multi-Family

A 16-unit multifamily property, Verde Palms Apartments, was sold to a Utah-based investor for $1,250,000, which comes to $78,125 per unit. Verde Palms Apartments is made up of 16 units, all of which are 2 bedroom/1 bath apartments.  The property is located at 1010 S. Smith Road in Tempe Sara Caldwell with Blue & Gold Properties… Read More →

MoonShot 2020 takes steps in fight against cancer

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Pediatric oncology leaders, Arizona Sen. John McCain and other state officials announced Thursday that Arizona will be the first state to support Cancer MoonShot 2020, a government and private research initiative seeking to accelerate immunotherapy cancer treatment. Cancer MoonShot 2020 also launched its MoonShot 2020 Pediatrics coalition Thursday, involving Phoenix Children’s Hospital and nine other… Read More →

ACC Awards honor Arizona’s top in-house attorneys

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Effective corporate counsel has never been more important than it is in Arizona’s evolving knowledge-based economy. Thursday night, before a sold-out crowd at The Camby/Autograph Collection Hotel (formerly the Ritz-Carlton), Az Business magazine recognized the important and vital role that in-house counsel plays in the success of a business with the Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards (ACC… Read More →