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Next up for Arena: de crane, de crane

April 09, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Crews of 70 have been working double shifts of 10 hours each, for six days a week, in the early stages of the project.

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Research Colloquium hears from four presenters

April 04, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The annual event, hosted by Delta Mu Delta, the business honor society, gives presenters an opportunity to receive feedback on research that is under consideration or fully under way.

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Nursing students win Canyon Challenge

March 28, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

iStudentNurse makes a strong impression on competition’s judges with its identification of an untapped market, taking the grand prize of $7,000.

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Arizona science, tech leaders join advisory board

March 25, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The President’s STEM Advisory Board will help guide the University’s expansion of technology programs and its development of an engineering curriculum.

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A closer look at GCU’s academic excellence

March 11, 2014 / by / 2 Comments

How strong are Grand Canyon University’s academics? We’ve got answers.

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Cancer’s cutting edge: Molecular medicine could help customize treatment for children

March 07, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

By Janie Magruder GCU News Bureau A thief lives in the home of every child with cancer. It steals play dates from the little girl too drained to go outside, favorite ice cream from the teenager too nauseous to keep it down and carefree days from siblings whose parents are barely surviving the cruel journey thrust on their family. It holds hostage happiness, promotes job loss, wrecks marriages and wipes out bank accounts. All this, and yet the ultimate crime of cancer is even more unjust. At its worst, cancer robs a child of nearly 70 years of life. “I think cancer is pretty lousy no matter what age you are,” said Dr. Robert Arceci, medical director of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, a beneficiary of the March 8 GCU Foundation Run to Fight Children’s Cancer. “But children’s cancer is a horrible thing. The profound trauma and tragedy of cancer in the very young is that it reverses the age progression. It cuts people short.” Childhood cancer must be caught earlier, treated better and, ultimately, eradicated, and the way to do that is to understand it. Arceci and other prominent oncologists are working to unlock […]

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Stellar Hall of Fame class inducted at homecoming

March 03, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Samantha Murphy, who redefined “student-athlete” at the University on the basketball court and in the classroom, and six others were honored at Ethington Theatre on campus.

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GCU nursing site ends heart month on healthy note

February 28, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Banner Boswell nursing site in Sun City rolled out the purple carpet for its community on Thursday, offering tours, student presentations and healthful food as February, known as National Heart Month, came to a close. The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions facility at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea will hold a similar event on Wednesday.

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Another residence hall added to busy construction schedule

February 27, 2014 / by / 2 Comments

The Papago Apartments are only part of GCU’s latest plans to accommodate nearly 11,000 campus students in the fall. A new traditional residence hall, parking garage, classroom space and other amenities also are under construction.

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McCain visits GCU, meets with students, veterans

February 21, 2014 / by / 3 Comments

In his first visit to campus in four years, Arizona’s senior senator commented on a range of topics, including immigration reform and veterans affairs.

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