Dr. Randhir Deo dedicates much of his time outside the classroom to tracking issues around water pollution, including prescription drugs in water systems. (Photo by Darryl Webb)
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Issue of prescription drugs in water requires research

April 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Randhir Deo tracks trends in water contamination but most notably has written peer-reviewed academic journal articles about the rising tide of pharmaceutical drugs in water systems.

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Sydney's Kids, from left, Sarai Pina, Elizabeth Macias, Ada Ortega (holding a portrait of Sydney Browning), Christian Morales and Jessica Reyes fulfilled the promise of a free GCU education, which was extended to them almost 14 years ago.
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GCU Today Magazine: ‘Sydney’s Kids’ graduate

April 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Nearly 14 years ago, Grand Canyon University made a promise in the wake of a senseless tragedy, the murder of one of its alumni. Meet the five students who made good on that promise.

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The piece "Rasanble," by Haitian choreographer Jeanguy Saintus, closes the GCU Dance Ensemble's spring concert, "reNEWal," in powerful fashion.
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Spring concert reveals dance program’s variety

April 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Pieces by Haitian choreographer Jeanguy Saintus and Leanne Schmidt were among the significant contributions to “reNEWal,” performed by the Ethington Dance Ensemble.

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Graduating seniors (standing, from left) Natalie Shuler, Adam Benavides, Ashley Brown and Samantha Erdmann have shown the way for (seated, from left) sophomores Andrea Hall, Devyn Garrett, Nicole Mayes and Anthony DiMaria in their respective fields of study. Photo by Darryl Webb, shot at sunset at campus
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GCU Today Magazine: COFAP rebuilt to last

April 22, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Dean Claude Pensis built the program the first time around, in 1982, and he did it again after it was restored, adding dance, digital film, instrumental music and graphic design.

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Larson, McKenzie named athletes of year

April 22, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

New twist on annual awards for GCU athletes was patterned after the ESPYs — except for the purple carpet.

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Star cyclist put pedal to doctoral mettle

April 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Former Olympian from Sweden has applied the persistence learned as an athlete to her life as a College of Doctoral Studies learner.

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GCU Today Magazine: 24 hours in the life of GCU

April 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Photo project captured a wide range of events and activities in a 24-hour period in mid-March.

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Slideshow: 24 Hours at GCU, March 12-13

April 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Campus photographer Darryl Webb, camera at the ready, caught these images in a 24-hour period that began late in the evening on March 12.

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Junior coaches at Machan School, from left, Sbedyi Alvarez, Xochitl Ocegueda, Josselyn Gonzalez and Jessica Velazquez, help keep the peace on the playground. Photo by Evelia (Stacey) McCarty
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Playing nice: GCU supports conflict resolution

April 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

On May 9, GCU will host a commencement ceremony and team-building event for about 180 fifth-graders in Arizona who are junior coaches in Playworks, a national nonprofit that trains adults and children to bring respect, inclusion and peace to school playgrounds.

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Failed property tax bill won’t deter GCU

April 16, 2014 / by / 2 Comments

Senate Bill 1303 would have reduced the school’s property tax assessment ratio from 18.5 to 5 percent. However, the total amount the University pays in the future – even at the reduced rate – would continue to increase because of investment in infrastructure on the Phoenix campus.

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