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Galvanize expands to Phoenix Warehouse District

December 9, 2015 |

An urban campus where students and entrepreneurs can build their skill set in data science is expanding to Phoenix. Mayor Stanton announced today that Galvanize, the Denver-based education company, will open their 9th campus right in the heart of the … Read More

Bonanza Educational brings Legos and tech together

November 12, 2015 |

Whether it’s building the Millennium Falcon or a walking robot, Legos can be used for educational purposes and as an outlet for teaching technology.

Chandler-based educational enrichment program company Bonanza Educational, LLC is providing a multitude of programs for students … Read More

The gender gap starts with us – Bev Crair, Intel – Girls in Tech Catalyst

April 29, 2015 |

Intel is just one of the larger tech companies in Arizona striving to reduce the gender gap in the tech industry, and are putting their money where their mouth is.

Bev Crair, storage group vice president and general manager at … Read More

U of A announces new iSchool

April 20, 2015 |

The University of Arizona will be opening a new school in July focused on information research and technology.

The School of Information, or, less formally, “iSchool,” will focus on developing solutions to information-based problems for technology and information based businesses.

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The Startup Journal – Pitching with Confidence

April 15, 2015 |

For the third entry of the AZ Tech Beat Startup Journal, we spoke to Gregg Scoresby, CEO of CampusLogic, an education technology company delivering transformative software solutions across the student life cycle and the winners of the recent Venture Madness competition, … Read More

Starbucks college education program helps students reduce need for loans

April 13, 2015 |

Expanding upon last year’s Starbucks College Achievement Plan, Arizona State University and Starbucks announced this week that all U.S. Starbucks employees are now eligible for 100 percent tuition coverage through the program.

In the past, the program was only available … Read More

UA Online to offer 21 new undergrad degrees

March 25, 2015 |

The University of Arizona has launched a new online educational platform where students choose from 21  undergraduate degrees under the new UA Online campus.

“We are thrilled that prospective students — from busy professionals advancing their careers and parents returning … Read More

Beamz featured in National Geographic Kids’ Top 5 Smart Toys

December 3, 2014 |

In the December 2014/January 2015 Issue of National Geographic Kids, 5 Smart Toys are featured and Scottsdale’s Beamz Interactive, a leading developer of state-of-the-art interactive music products, was identified as a gadget that uses cool science to bring great experiences … Read More

ICE BlackBox app turns smartphones into a secure surveillance camera

November 5, 2014 |

Suspicious activity, domestic abuse, animal abuse, bullying and other illegal activities can now be captured on this new crime-fighting app. This app allows the user to stream real-time video to secure servers where it is saved and cannot be deleted … Read More

AZ educational game projects help virtual classrooms teach real skills

October 15, 2014 |

Have you ever wondered what the classroom of the future might look like? Well, there may be fewer chalkboards and many more video games. In Arizona, several institutions, businesses and educators are working to bring games to the forefront of education.

One … Read More