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Arizona State University President Michael Crow will help lead a committee charged with developing a national agenda for public research intensive universities. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) announced the creation of the Committee of Research Intensive Public Universities to advise the association on key initiatives and policies. The APLU is an organization that represents a wide range of American universities and their common interests. APLU is engaged in several activities of great interest to research intensive public universities. APLU will obtain the committee’s view on projects of particular interest to research-intensive public universities and the committee is expected to be of substantive value and stimulate APLU engagement on issues of importance to research-intensive public universities.
LAS VEGAS – A host of new characters showed up in the second straight impressive season-opening win by Mountain Pointe.
Anthony Hamburg of Ahwatukee, a third-year student in the management program in RIT’s Saunders College of Business, made the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester.
Ahwatukee resident graduates from RIT
Quinn Cooney of Mill Creek, Wash., is excited about starting high school in September, but she’s not looking forward to waking up at 5:30 a.m. to arrive on time. Classes for ninth-graders start at 7:30 a.m., 45 minutes earlier than they did in middle school.
For Valley residents driving along the Santan Loop 202 Freeway — specifically those heading eastbound toward Chandler and Gilbert — there’s a large billboard that comes into view approaching the Loop 101 interchange.
Recent Desert Vista graduate Cole Preston received his appointment to the US Naval Academy in April and decided to accept it instead of playing football at Colorado School of Mines.
Out on the grass between classroom buildings and the baseball field at Kyrene Centennial Middle School, a group of 7th graders were measuring indoor temperatures of their model homes for an urban heat island project last week.
Cyan McFarlane, a 2009 graduate of Mountain Pointe High School, received the presidential service award from New York University this spring.
Chandler Angell of Ahwatukee was named to the dean’s list at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for the fall 2012 semester. The dean’s list recognizes full-time students who maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA out of a possible 4.0 and have no grades below “C.” Angell studies electrical engineering.
Xi Lin and Margaret Wong, two students from Ahwatukee Foothills, have been named to the Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences’ dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester. The College of Arts and Sciences is Cornell University’s largest undergraduate college.
Elena Gauthier of Ahwatukee Foothills, a first-year student in RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, made the dean’s list for the fall 2012 quarter.
Here we go again? Club soccer vs. high school soccer?
The signature play of Matt Guida’s astounding junior season looked like a split-second decision, but was actually days in the making.
As college students return to campus, they’ll be showered in the usual handouts of coupons, condoms and credit cards. But some schools are also giving students what a growing body of research reveals could make a huge difference in their college careers: ear plugs, sleep shades and napping lessons.
I’d like to both agree (on one view) and take issue with Susan Stamper-Brown’s Guest Commentary of Aug. 3 (“The Futility of Gun Control”). I find several of her views to be very closed-minded and illogical, as I do those of many people who advocate no attempt at sensible gun control.
Fueled by state budget cuts to higher education, tuition increases of 49 percent at the University of Arizona and 44 percent at Arizona State University landed the two schools in the top 20 for tuition hikes from 2008 to 2010.
Anthony Hamburg, son of Donna and Robert Hamburg of Ahwatukee Foothills, has enrolled for fall 2012 admission at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. Anthony will study business in RIT’s E. Philip Saunders College of Business and is a 2010 graduate of Millard North High School. Anthony is a transfer student from Colgate University/Metro Community College.
Columbia College Chicago congratulates Malori Ungvarsky, marketing communication major from Ahwatukee Foothills on being named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.
Happy birthday United States! The 236 years has put a bit of wear and tear on you, but you’re looking pretty good, and the millions of us who are blessed to be a part of you will toast to your good health today.
Cornell University is pleased to announce the following students graduated with the class of 2012 during commencement ceremonies in Ithaca, N.Y., on May 27.
Once a rite of passage to adulthood, summer jobs for teens are disappearing.
Washington • Arizona high schools have increased their graduation rate by 24 percentage points in the last decade, the biggest increase in the country, according to a national report released this month.
Presidents of member institutions of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) elected GateWay Community College President Eugene Giovannini to its board of directors, effective July 1.
The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work.