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Mayor: Phoenix will be ‘smart Gigabit community’

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Today during his State of the City address, Mayor Greg Stanton announced that Phoenix would be the newest “Smart Gigabit Community”.  Through a three-year private sector grant sponsored by Cox Communications, Phoenix joins 15 other communities nationwide participating in the “Smart Gigabit Communities” project. Initiated in 2015 by US Ignite in partnership with the National… Read More →

ASU will lead NSF nanotechnology site

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Arizona State University has been chosen to lead a new National Science Foundation (NSF) site that will provide a Southwest regional infrastructure to advance nanoscale science, engineering and technology research. NSF will provide a total of $81 million over five years to support 16 sites and a coordinating office as part of a new National… Read More →

NAU designs bioscience course to develop STEM workforce

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Enabling high school students to solve a scientific problem affecting the community may help establish a new model for cultivating a local high-tech workforce. Funded by an $840,000 National Science Foundation grant, faculty at the Center for Science Teaching and Learning at Northern Arizona University will bring together community partners in healthcare, science and education… Read More →

ASU To Host Climate Control Discussion On Water Sustainability Practices

Fresh Water is Becoming Scarcer with the Planet's Changing Climate
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 Climate Control Discussion  – With the world’s fast-growing population and climate changes, fresh water has significantly become scarcer. On August 25, Arizona State University with be hosting a climate control discussion where a group of panelists will discuss how we can create better water sustainability practices. The Changing Planet: Adapting to Our Water Future event… Read More →

Who to Watch ‘O7

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Who to Watch 2007 These seven individuals will undoubtedly make headlines in 2007. Enjoy this sneak peak of the Class of ’07.   William Harris, Science Foundation Arizona www.sfaz.org When you enter Dr. William Harris’ office, something other than science jumps out at you. Photographs of Harris with state leaders like President George W. Bush… Read More →