Tech Parks Arizona is pleased to announce that the University of Arizona, Steward Observatory is expanding the Engineering and Technical Services research, testing and demonstration operations at the UA Tech Park off Rita Road and Interstate-10. The University of Arizona is a world leader in space sciences and as a Tier 1 research university with a moonshot goal of a Billion dollars in research, activities are constantly growing. University of Arizona has emerged as a principal leader in infrared astronomy through the work of the staff, students, and faculty of the Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory. Public-private partnerships with industry giants such as NASA and countries around the world have put Steward Observatory on a fast-track growth trajectory.
InBusiness PHX SciTech Institute, an organization focused on enhancing and promoting the value and importance of STEM education, is pleased to announce it has partnered with global technology distributor and solutions provider, Avnet, Inc., to expand the footprint of SciTech’s Chief Science Officers (CSO) program to new locations in the U.S. and international. Avnet is investing in […]
InBusiness PHX GateWay Community College is pleased to announce a new education and career partnership with one of Arizona’s largest automotive repair providers, Greulich’s Automotive Repair. This exciting new apprenticeship program will provide students with paid educational advancement through GateWay’s automotive program while also offering immediate employment opportunities to graduates of the program. With 18 locations […]
InBusiness PHX The U.S. Space Force and Arizona State University signed an agreement here Tuesday making ASU the newest member of the service’s University Partnership Program. USSF Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Dr. Lisa Costa joined ASU President Michael M. Crow on the Tempe campus to finalize the agreement and to learn more about ASU space initiatives and […]
Phoenix Business Journal Arizona’s largest universities and energy providers have set out to create more carbon-neutral economic opportunities in the state, starting with plans for a massive regional hydrogen hub. Leaders from Arizona State University, the University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University, Arizona Public Service, Salt River Project, Tucson Electric Power and Southwest Gas recently announced […]
AZ Inno A team of Northern Arizona University engineering students and professors has created a sensor that connects to a bicycle to detect dips and jolts in pathways, identifying pavement and dirt in need of repair. The prototype, housed in two small black boxes attached above the bike’s rear wheel, sends the information to an […]
Four Arizona energy providers and the state’s three public universities are forming a new, interdisciplinary coalition with the goal of attaining a carbon neutral economy in Arizona. Faced with the complexity of reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions across economic sectors, and the urgency to respond to the climate crisis, this coalition will combine its expertise to launch a new center to begin working immediately on strategies and solutions.
Astronomers have unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy. This result provides overwhelming evidence that the object is indeed a black hole and yields valuable clues about the workings of such giants, which are thought to reside at the center of most galaxies. The image was produced by a global research team called the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, using observations from a worldwide network of radio telescopes. Researchers at the University of Arizona played a leading role in the effort, providing two of the eight telescopes used to make the observations and performing data analysis that resulted in the image unveiled Thursday.
ASU News Digital skills have long been in the spotlight at Arizona State University as the institution prepares its students for the future workforce, and ongoing efforts between ASU and industry leaders ensure that Sun Devils have access to state-of-the-art digital platforms. One such established long-term partnership has been with Salesforce. As of today, ASU […]
The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) has selected Tiffany Hunter, Ph.D., as the new president of Paradise Valley Community College. Hunter, who will take over the job on July 18, will replace Paul Dale, who announced his retirement earlier this year after 12 years in the role and a career at PVCC that spanned more than a quarter century. Hunter was selected after a national search that ended up with three finalists being considered for the job.