NAU President John Haeger and the Arizona Board of Regents have announced a two-year extension to his contract, which will keep him as head of the university through June 2015.Continue reading
At a time when budgets are tight and decisions are hard, University of Arizona President Eugene Sander’s Op Ed in The Arizona Republic/AZ Central lays out the benefits of continuing to invest in our future and the U of A College of Medicine-Phoenix.Continue reading
(Phoenix, Ariz.) – February 17, 2012
The Arizona Board of Regents voted today to approve the contract of Ann Weaver Hart, Ph.D., as the next president of the University of Arizona (UA). The vote follows an extensive nationwide search and the announcement last week of Hart’s selection as the sole finalist. Dr. Hart, who replaces President Gene Sander, will begin her term on July 1, 2012.Continue reading
The Arizona Board of Regents unanimously passed a resolution against allowing guns on university campuses during the regularly scheduled meeting this week in Tempe.Continue reading
UA Presidential Candidate Begins Public Meetings: Temple University President Ann Weaver Hart, who is a candidate for the UA’s top administrative position, spoke on campus Monday in one of a series of events to introduce her to the community.Continue reading
The Food and Drug Administration’s long-awaited guidelines for the sale of lower-cost versions of biotechnology drugs leave open the possibility that some products might not need to be tested in humans.Continue reading
On Valentine’s Day in 1912, Arizona became the 48th state and the last of the contiguous 48 states. Alaska and Hawaii would join The Union later, but for native Arizonans, it was a momentous day. Fast forward 100 years and now Arizona is in its centennial year. The celebrations have begun and more are to come. The question is, what lies ahead in our next 100 years.
Spending my days in the midst of Arizona’s bioscience community, I get little glimpses of the future. Artificial hearts, life saving technologies, truly green energy sources drawn from algae farms, and agricultural advancements that will allow us to feed the world.
So in honor of Arizona’s centennial, it might be fun to postulate on what it will be like to be an Arizonan 100 years from now at our bi-centennial.
2012 marks year 10 in our progress along Arizona’s Bioscience Road Map. Leaders from across the state are moving us forward faster in the development of new research institutions, innovative companies, and high paying jobs.Continue reading