March 2017

The American Medical Association just wrapped up a conference in the Valley, at which 32 medical schools talked about how to create the medical school of the future.
March 29, 2017
While business leaders in Arizona say the K-12 public school system isn’t necessarily a selling point for Arizona when wooing new businesses to the state, officials are hoping a new partnership could make Arizona’s community colleges catch the eye of prospective companies.
March 29, 2017
textbooks
It turns out that Austen's devoted base of followers is expanding. In a recent article published in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Professor Nicole Wright documents the expanding alt-right, or white nationalist, segment of Janeites.
March 28, 2017
Yemen flag
Sunday marks the two-year anniversary of Saudi Arabia’s engagement inside Yemen. The U.S. is also involved there. It’s been conducting airstrikes as it tries to go after Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.
March 28, 2017
Democrats
Since November’s election, a number of groups and causes have noted an uptick in interest from people either wanting to support the new administration, or oppose it.
March 28, 2017
Taxi cab
One producer drives a cab around the Valley and records some of the backseat confessions she hears. Here's one of them.
March 28, 2017
Executive Towers
A midcentury Phoenix building has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Executive Towers, a condo building at Third and Clarendon avenues, was built in the early '60s by noted Valley architect Al Beadle.
March 28, 2017
Sesame Street
The Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit behind the program, is working on a new initiative "Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children." As part of that, Sesame Street is introducing Julia, its first autistic character.
March 28, 2017
The Family Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, was approved in 1993 and entitles employees to take unpaid time off for certain reasons related to the birth of a child or a medical issue. But FMLA has never included grieving parents, a change that the Valley’s Barry Kluger has been pushing for.
March 28, 2017
The Arizona Coyotes’ off-ice drama has continued in recent weeks. We talked about the latest developments with John Shannon, broadcaster for SportsNet in Canada’s Hockey Central.
March 28, 2017

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