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Flinn Scholars

Flinn Scholarship application to open August 23

The journey to earning the prestigious Flinn Scholarship will officially begin for Arizona high-school seniors in late August. The application for the Class of 2022 will open Aug. 23. The deadline to apply is Sept. 27. The Flinn Scholarship—valued at more than $120,000—covers tuition, fees, housing, and meals at one of Arizona’s three public universities, […]


Flinn Foundation opens application for research grants program

The Flinn Foundation has opened the application for the next round of the Seed Grants to Promote Translational Research Program, which will fund up to 10 research teams focused on advancing new products or services to improve patient care. The awardees will each receive a $100,000 grant over 18 months. At the end of the grant period, up […]

Civic Leadership

Blaise Caudill serves the customer as public affairs analyst for Southwest Gas

Blaise Caudill (2014) Public Affairs Analyst Southwest Gas Corporation Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Instagram 1. Can you please describe your work and how public policy impacts how you manage your organization? Working public affairs/government relations is like the perfect mix of going on endless first dates, being a walking encyclopedia and phonebook, and hosting a really large party where […]


Health-care entrepreneur joins Flinn Foundation board

Heidi Jannenga, one of Arizona’s most accomplished health-care-technology entrepreneurs, has been elected to the Flinn Foundation board of directors. Jannenga, co-founder of Phoenix-based WebPT, the leading software provider for electronic medical records and practice management for rehabilitation therapists, brings to the board premier expertise in the clinical and business currents shaping Arizona’s health-care and technology […]