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Arizona trade mission builds confidence with Mexico

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President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), Chris Camacho, joined Governor Doug Ducey in Mexico City for an important trade mission last week, with more than 40 business, university and government leaders – including GPEC board members Sharon Harper of The Plaza Companies, David Rousseau of SRP and University of Arizona President… Read More →

UA, Phoenix will expand Phoenix Biomedical Campus

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The University of Arizona, the anchor tenant of the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, and the City of Phoenix have entered into an agreement to expand the university’s presence on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. The agreement approved by the Phoenix City Council on Wednesday calls for the university, Banner Health, and any potential development partners, to develop… Read More →

Severe heat can be deadly, experts warn

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The heat is on for Arizona – specifically the Phoenix area – and it’s more than just an annoyance. “It’s particularly dangerous for folks that either have outdoor occupations or that do outdoor work or even are exercising in the heat of the day, if they haven’t ‘cameled’ up with water before hand,” said Will… Read More →

U of A Old Main Rehab Project Wins 3 Awards

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Sundt Construction, Inc. led the design-build team that won three prestigious awards this month for renovating the University of Arizona (UA) Old Main building in Tucson, Arizona. The rehabilitation project, which preserved Arizona’s second oldest continuously occupied building, received two awards from the Arizona Preservation Foundation and one from the Design-Build Institute of America Western… Read More →

General contractors selected for Banner-University Medical Center

Banner – University Medical Center is undergoing a $400 million expansion in Tucson.
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The general contractors have been selected for an 11-story tower that will replace the 40-year-old portion of the hospital at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Pending zoning approvals, Sundt I DPR, A Joint Venture, will begin preparing the site and utilities late this year, with construction starting in early 2016. The facility is expected… Read More →

Sam Fox honored as UA Executive of the Year

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Sam Fox, CEO and Founder of Fox Restaurant Concepts, was recognized as the 2015 University of Arizona Executive of the Year on Friday, April 17 during a luncheon at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson. Some 450 guests attended the event, including Governor Doug Ducey, UA President Ann Weaver Hart, UA philanthropic supporters Karl and Stevie Eller and… Read More →

UA program secures land-rights win in Belize


The Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program of the (UA) University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of of Law has achieved another groundbreaking legal victory, this time before the Caribbean Court of Justice. In a final resolution of the Maya land rights case before the highest court for Belize, the Caribbean Court of Justice… Read More →

Bobby Mendez joins Adolfson & Peterson Construction

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Adolfson & Peterson Construction (A&P) is pleased added Bobby Mendez to the organization as Project Manager. “Bobby’s experience with varied project types, energy and competence make him a truly great addition to the A&P family,” states Jeff Keck, Vice President for A&P’s Arizona office. Mendez brings 10 years of local construction experience. He has managed projects… Read More →

Wells Fargo names Pam Green business banking manager

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Pam Green, a financial services veteran with more than 14 years of experience, has been named Business Banking manager for Wells Fargo Business Banking in the North Valley.  John Bush, Business Banking manager for the Northwest Markets, announced the appointment. Green joined Wells Fargo in 2001 as a business sales associate. She also has served… Read More →

Universities scramble to balance budgets after state cuts


At Northern Arizona University, Christopher Gass said he and other engineering students looked forward to having a new building to house the 3-D printers, machines such as laser cutters and other technology they need to complete capstone design projects. But with Arizona’s public universities losing $99 million in state funding in the recently approved state… Read More →

UA researcher develops app to help quit smoking

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See Me Smoke-Free, the first multi-behavioral mobile health (mHealth) app designed to help women quit smoking, eat well and get moving, now is available for free on the Google Play Store. The Android phone app, officially released March 30, uses guided imagery to help women resist the urge to smoke, while encouraging them to make… Read More →

Experts share ‘wins and losses’ on Arizona state budget


Alberta Charney said she hasn’t heard much outrage from the business community over Arizona’s latest budget. “Maybe we are used to it,” said the research economist at the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. “We have seen so many cuts over the years.” The fiscal 2016 budget is no different. Gov. Doug Ducey… Read More →

University of Arizona launches new UA online campus


The University of Arizona is now registering students for 21 undergraduate degree programs offered under the newly launched UA Online campus. The undergraduate degree programs join a robust slate of over 40 online graduate school degrees and certificates the university has offered for several years. Scheduled to begin in August 2015, the new online degree… Read More →

Sam Fox is UA Eller’s Executive of the Year

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Sam Fox, CEO and Founder of Fox Restaurant Concepts, will be recognized as the 2015 University of Arizona Executive of the Year on Friday, April 17. The luncheon takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Westin La Paloma Resort, 3800 East Sunrise, in Tucson. “Sam studied real estate finance at the University… Read More →