Four students from the University of Advancing Technology (UAT) were accepted into the 2022 Cybersecurity Externship with the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation.
Despite a year of unparalleled challenges, including a pandemic, travel restrictions and redirected funding, Arizona State University continues to grow its research enterprise and advance new discoveries and solutions.
The Arizona Board of Regents, the body that oversees the state’s three public universities, approved on Thursday new technology-focused funding plans for Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona. The new funding will last for three years and under the approved proposals UA and ASU will each receive $32 million annually, while NAU will get $16 million per year.
On Saturday, November 6, 2021, UAT students and faculty participated in ExtraLife—a streaming fundraiser benefitting the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The UAT team was hosted by Professor Derric Clark, team captain in his third year of participation in ExtraLife.
University of Arizona researchers have developed a 3D-printed wearable mesh device that can detect diseases. The device, which is the size of a penny and never needs to be charged, can measure the onset of frailty in older adults, diagnose deadly diseases and monitor treatments.
As cyberattacks increase in scale and severity, so too does the global demand for cybersecurity professionals – in all aspects of the field and across all sectors. The supply seemingly cannot keep up, resulting in an acute talent shortage. But in this talent shortage, there is an even bigger and more troubling gap: the lack of diversity in cybersecurity.
Blue Origin, the space exploration company owned by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, announced plans to build a mixed-use space station on Oct. 25, and Arizona State University is set to play an essential role in bringing the project to life. The space station, called Orbital Reef, will operate as a privately owned, mixed-use business park in low Earth orbit with room for researchers, industrial users, tourists, international visitors and commercial customers to set up shop in space.
For the first time since 2019, students from the University of Advancing Technology (UAT) were able to celebrate their achievements in the company of family, friends, and mentors as they walked the stage at the Mesa Arts Center.
Happy Cyber Security Awareness Month! Now in its 18th year, this month in October highlights the importance of cyber security throughout the country. The Arizona Technology Council has collaborated with Pipeline AZ and the Partnership for Economic Innovation to help address Arizona’s tech-talent shortage.
Stackhouse co-founders Janelle Briggs and Ryan Egan have a vision of changing home ownership. Their imagined future is full of shipping containers. Stackhouse is a Tucson-based housing startup that plans to create buildings across the country where tenants will live in shipping containers. This type of construction isn’t a novel idea in 2021, but with Stackhouse the containers are removable, so residents can take their homes with them when it’s time to move.