The SciTech Institute is thrilled to be nearing the kickoff of the 2022 Arizona SciTech Festival. Each year, their dedicated partners work enthusiastically to grow STEM across Arizona – usually in ways you might not expect. This year is no exception. The SciTech Institute is thrilled to announce that the SciTech Festival season will kick off Jan. 22 from the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale.
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Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University officials have been talking about building a biotechnology corridor in north Phoenix since at least 2013, and the project is now closer to fruition. Mayo Clinic was the winning bidder in an Arizona State Land Department public auction, paying $139 million for a 228-acre parcel next to its Phoenix campus on Dec. 15.
The Phoenix metro topped the nation for growth in life sciences employment between 2019 and 2020, according to a new CBRE Group Inc. study, and that employment growth has fueled a need for specialized real estate space that can accommodate lab and research uses.
Historically, it’s a no brainer. Survey kids and usually most of them will tell you they prefer a P.E. class over a math one. When it comes to STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – education, those subjects tend to pale in popularity overall. Educators find students have more difficulty retaining those concepts, which are crucial in many daily applications and jobs.
The Board of Trustees of the Arizona Science Center recently announced that Guy Labine has been named the Hazel A. Hare President and Chief Executive Officer, effective March, 2022. Following an extensive executive search process, Labine was unanimously approved by the Board to lead Arizona Science Center into its next chapter of growth, further extending the Center’s reach and impact throughout the state.
If you want to be the super St. Nick of your family this year, UAT President Jason Pistillo has 12 recommendations that will make the elves jealous. From the best new cameras to personal robots, this list of items has something sure to please the techie in your life.
The Arizona Science Center has achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) – the highest national recognition conferred to the nation’s museums. Recognized as the field’s gold standard for museum excellence for 50 years, AAM accreditation signifies a museum’s quality and credibility to the entire museum community, to governments and outside agencies, to funders, and to the museum-going public.
Help support the STEM workforce of tomorrow: Take advantage of the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit and make a donation to Science For All, a program of SciTech Institute—the foundation of the Arizona Technology Council—which provides disadvantaged youth with employer-education partnerships where they gain first-hand knowledge and workforce experience.
SciTech Institute is excited to announce the 2021 Arizona SciTech Festival season, marking 10 years of celebrating STEM in Arizona. In honor of this achievement and in the spirt of STEM innovation on which the Festival was founded, the innovative organization is evolving to more effectively meet the needs of the state’s communities and residents.
Help to create the STEM workforce of tomorrow: Take advantage of the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit and make a donation to Science For All, a program of SciTech Institute—the foundation of the Arizona Technology Council—which provides disadvantaged youth with employer-education partnerships where they gain first-hand knowledge and workforce experience.