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Phoenix Business Journal | April 26, 2016

From the article: Mark Hass, the former president and CEO of the U.S. operations of the world's largest independent public relations firm, has been tapped to join the faculty at Arizona State University.
As professor of practice, Hass will have a joint appointment at ASU's W.P. Carey School of Business and its Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications. It will be a full faculty position.

The Arizona Republic | April 26, 2016

From the article: Scientists, artists, engineers, athletes and other creatives will come together for the annual Emerge: Artists + Scientists Redesign the Future to explore the theme "The Future of Sport 2040." The free, family-friendly event will showcase thought-provoking ideas of what sports and athletic competitions will look like in the future, and festival-goers will be encouraged to take part and get inspired.

Today's News-Herald | April 25, 2016

From the article: ASU Havasu also recently introduced the Entrepreneurship Outreach Network through a partnership with the Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce and the Partnership for Economic Development as a place for Havasu entrepreneurs to grow their ideas into successful business enterprises.

The Arizona Republic | April 23, 2016

From the article: "...we have had successes, including multi-modal transportation enhancements, Medicaid expansion, the Bioscience Roadmap, the growth of the enormous economic engine that is Arizona State University, and advances at University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University. These show us that our potential to better support and serve the people of Arizona and build a more prosperous future does exist."

KPHO/KTVK | April 22, 2016

ASU researcher Melissa Wilson Sayres is crowdfunding her research project to map the Gila monster genome. According to Wilson Sayres, there are unknown benefits to finding out the genome of the desert-dwelling reptiles.