News and Updates

Network of leaders driving ‘Roadmap’ expands in ’05

January 11, 2006

The roster of leading Arizona scientists, economic developers, policy leaders, and others working to implement Arizona's Bioscience Roadmap—the state's long-term plan to achieve prominence in the biosciences—expanded broadly in 2005.


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Three years on, ‘Roadmap’ reports significant progress

January 11, 2006

Three years into a 10-year plan to bring Arizona to national competitiveness in the biosciences, initial measures of progress show encouraging signs that Arizona's Bioscience Roadmap is on track.


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Peoria’s Challenger Space Center initiates biosciences program for teachers and students

January 11, 2006

Bioscience and biotechnology research extends into agriculture, with NASA interested in the best crops to grow in space. All of these efforts are exciting and ambitious. But the question remains as to who will be the next generation of space…


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Agenda of tech councils cites tax credits, collaboration, education

January 06, 2006

The Arizona Technology Council and its partner organization, the Southern Arizona Tech Council, unveiled their mutual 2006 legislative agenda.


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New Phoenix Bioscience High School recruiting teachers and students

January 06, 2006

Are you interested in science? If so, this may be the perfect high school for you. The mission of the new Phoenix Union Bioscience High School is to prepare tomorrow


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Student recruitment begins for downtown Bioscience High School

December 15, 2005

Phoenix Union High School District officials are looking for eligible students with a deep interest in science to become the first class of students enrolled at the new Bioscience High School in downtown Phoenix.


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Arizona Town Hall on biosciences stresses importance of math and science instruction

December 15, 2005

From October 30 to November 2, over 110 Arizona Town Hall participants met at El Tovar Lodge at the Grand Canyon to discuss “Maximizing Arizona’s Opportunities in the Biosciences and Biotechnology.” Among the numerous recommendations on advancing the biosciences in…


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