Arizona Bioscience News: Northern Arizona Healthcare surgery center; 2024 STEMMY Awards; TSMC grants

March 14, 2024

By Jessica Vaile

Northern Arizona Healthcare announces new surgery center after referendum halts prior plans / Arizona Republic

Northern Arizona Healthcare has announced plans for a new outpatient surgery center just east of Flagstaff Medical Center, including a complete interior remodel and a 6,000-square-foot expansion of the former Summit Center.

HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center celebrates $170M expansion milestones / Arizona Digital Free Press

HonorHealth recently marked construction milestones of its $170 million expansion of the HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center, including a two-story, 14,000-square-foot expansion of the surgical area to add four new operating rooms and additional lab space.

2024 STEMMY Awards recognize Flagstaff STEM leaders / Arizona Daily Sun

Four Flagstaff STEM leaders were recognized at the 2024 STEMMY Awards including a student, teacher, and TGen North, which was recognized for various local STEM partnerships, including school visits, a young adult internship, and creating lesson plans and activities for teachers.

TSMC set to receive $5 billion for Arizona fabs, report says / Phoenix Business Journal

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is slated to land more than $5 billion in federal grants to support its Arizona chipmaking facility, while Intel is reportedly a likely recipient of a $3.5 billion grant.

New ASU-Helios data tool spotlights key educational and workforce pathways for community colleges / Phoenix Business Journal (Op-ed)

The ASU Helios Decision Center for Educational Excellence, a partnership between Helios Education Foundation and Arizona State University, unveiled the Arizona Education and Workforce Visualization multi-screen, interconnected tool which identifies opportunities for economic mobility that are equitable and accessible to all.

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