Former ASU nursing dean named American Academy of Nursing Living Legend

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After 12 years as dean of ASU’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Barbara Durand received the title of “Living Legend” from the American Academy of Nursing. Durand helped implement the doctor of nursing science program at ASU. Read story

Panel looks at complex nature of the ride-share industry, hints at where it may go next

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Speakers from Tru Cab, RubyRide and ASU spoke about the future of the ride-share industry in the First Amendment Forum of the Cronkite School on Tuesday. The panel discussion was moderated by Sean Sweat from Young Professionals in Transportation, and presented in partnership with Young Professionals and Downtown Devil. Read story

UA College of Medicine team wins $200,000 grant for work studying cervical cancer

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The grant, awarded to Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz and Dr. Dana Chase, was created by the Flinn Foundation to motivate collaboration between different medical institutions. Read story

Business journalists receive awards, discuss business reporting at Must See Monday

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James B. Steele, part of Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporting duo Barlett & Steele, and Andrew Leckey, ASU Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism and president of the Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, handed out the eighth annual Barlett and Steele Investigative Business Journalism Awards during this week’s Must See Monday at the Cronkite School. Read story

New ASU law building holds official groundbreaking in downtown Phoenix

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Many state and city leaders, including Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, ASU President Michael Crow and former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor attended the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Arizona Center for Law and Society Thursday. Read story

Devilishly Healthy: Facing off with the flu

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Living in an urban setting with lots of people in contact with one another lends to the quick spread of sickness, especially the flu. How can you avoid getting it — and if you do get it, how can you best keep yourself on track? Read story

Chronicle of Higher Education CEO advises learning digital, business aspects of journalism

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While guest speakers at the Cronkite School’s Must See Monday events often stress the importance of telling a good story, the latest presentation by CEO and editor-in-chief of The Chronicle of Higher Education, Michael G. Riley, took a different approach. Read story

New USGD senator is hoped to be the 1st of many changes made on the Downtown campus

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A new senator was appointed at Friday’s Undergraduate Student Government Downtown meeting. The group also looked at ways to improve campus safety and sustainability. Read story

Salute to Service veterans event attempts to raise awareness of traumatic brain injury

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The Pat Tillman Veterans Center hosted information sessions on three Arizona State University campuses this Tuesday. While the event had poor turnout, educators still hope to spread the word about traumatic brain injuries. Read story

Mini-Medical School 2.0 talk focuses on genome mapping to combat childhood cancer

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Medical expert Robert Arceci spoke at the University of Arizona College of Medicine’s Mini-Medical School 2.0 event Wednesday about how DNA mapping can help doctors prescribe more specific drugs and treatments. Read story