News and Updates

TGen, SRP, Flinn acquaint school administrators with bioscience opportunities

December 08, 2005

On Nov. 22, more than 100 Valley school superintendents, principals, and science curriculum coordinators attended "Translating TGen 2005: A Symposium for Educators."


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The mystery of teaching science…solved! (Christian Science Monitor article)

December 01, 2005

[Source: Stacy A. Teicher, Staff writer, Christian Science Monitor] — “This class is mad!” That’s eighth-grader Michelle Morris’s high praise for her science teacher. As she and her classmates hover over tables creating models of our solar system using plastic…


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Divakaruni lands Marshall Scholarship

November 30, 2005

Ajit Divakaruni ('01) was named one of 40 recipients of the prestigious Marshall Scholarship. Two other Flinn Scholars, Liz Dreeland and Michelle Hertzfeld, were included among the 17 finalists for the scholarship in the Los Angeles region, an honor that…


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Flinn Scholar wins Marshall for work in the biosciences

November 30, 2005

Flinn Scholar Ajit Divakaruni was named one of 40 recipients of the Marshall Scholarship. Divakaruni, who will graduate from University of Arizona with degrees in biochemistry, mathematics, and molecular and cellular biology, will use the Marshall to pursue a doctorate…


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Neuroscientist brings passion for learning to VP job

November 29, 2005

Love of learning and an encounter with physics led Leslie Tolbert from mathematics to neuroscience; her excitement for her field drove her to a leading position conducting research in a field labeled by Arizona's Bioscience Roadmap as a key Arizona…


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Valley’s educators tackle biotechnology (Arizona Republic article)

November 23, 2005

[Source: Anne Ryman, Arizona Republic] — In Mesa, high school students scrape their cheeks and use the tissue for DNA experiments. In Peoria, students clone the cells of roses. In Chandler, students use enzymes to make the beginnings of cheese.…


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TGen, SRP, Flinn acquaint school administrators with bioscience opportunities

November 22, 2005

On November 22, over 100 Valley school superintendents, principals, and science curriculum coordinators attended


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