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2014-09-22 16:31:56

PHOENIX, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona Latino leaders joined representatives of the Carlos Slim Foundation in Phoenix for the Arizona launch of AccesoLatino.org, a free Spanish language website aimed at supporting US Latinos. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140922/147646 "Acceso Latino puts valuable knowledge at the fingertips of everyone who wants to learn new skills and engage in their community. It is a simple, yet powerful resource that can potentially...

2014-09-22 12:28:17

New multi-year grant continues work to study pressing public health crisis TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Critical Path Institute (C-Path), an independent, non-profit organization that works to accelerate the speed of drug and medical product development, today announced it has received a three-year grant renewal from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant will support continued work to advance the science and regulatory pathways leading to...

2014-09-22 08:32:26

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProTek Devices today made available a new family of high-powered surface mount transient voltage suppressors (TVS) for high-voltage spike circuit protection applications that include relay drives, motors (start/stop), module lightning protection and for secondary lightning protection. The SM10KW33A and SM10KW36A TVS components provide 8,500 watts of peak pulse power dissipation for a 10/1000 micro second waveform. The SM10KW33A has a...

2014-09-20 23:02:44

The Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AzAMI) at Mesa Community College (MCC) is celebrating National Manufacturing Day by opening its doors to the community. Guided tours of its enhanced machining, processing and additive manufacturing labs will be offered between 10am and 2pm, Friday, Oct. 3. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AzAMI) at Mesa Community College (MCC) is celebrating National Manufacturing Day by opening its doors to the...

2014-09-19 23:01:08

Hastings and Hastings, a discount accident lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona, with over 30 years in the industry, announces a record number of visitors to its new Phoenix personal injury website. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Hastings and Hastings, a discount accident lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona, with over 30 years in the industry, announces a record number of visitors to its new Phoenix personal injury website. The firm handles a wide variety of serious injury cases as well as auto...

2014-09-19 20:21:39

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts has appointed Heather Landes as the director of its world-renowned School of Music. Landes has served as the interim director of the school for the past two years and officially began her tenure in the new role July 1. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147390 "Dr. Landes has done an extraordinary job over the past two years as interim director and has exhibited the...

2014-09-18 23:12:30

Newsweek’s release of its annual school rankings listed GateWay Early College High School (GWECHS), located at GateWay Community College, 6th as America’s Top High Schools for Low-Income Students. GWECHS was the only school in Arizona to rank in the top 10, with a college readiness score of 99.59 out of 100 points. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Newsweek’s release of its annual school rankings earlier this week ranked GateWay Early College High School (GWECHS) 6th as...

2014-09-18 23:12:11

GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Hinton-Rivera as the new Dean of Enrollment Management, effective Aug. 25. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Hinton-Rivera as the new Dean of Enrollment Management, effective Aug. 25. Hinton-Rivera has more than 14 years experience supervising, managing and leading staff. He comes to GateWay from Northland Pioneer College in Holbrook,...

2014-09-18 23:10:06

Document Technologies of Arizona is pleased to announce the launch of its new site at http://www.ManagedITArizona.com. Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Document Technologies of Arizona, one of the most experienced office technology companies in Arizona, is excited to announce the launch of its brand new website, http://www.ManagedITArizona.com. The new website is a much more efficient and customer focused website solely for IT and Communications customers. The new website...

2014-09-18 23:02:07

For the 6th year in a row, Hickman’s Family Farms will partner with some of the favorite breakfast restaurants around the state to celebrate PJs & Eggs on October 10th. The “breakfast for dinner” will begin at 5:00 p.m. at participating locations to benefit Arizona’s Children Association (AzCA) foster care programs statewide. Phoenix/Tucson/Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Once again, Hickman’s Family Farms will partner with some of the favorite breakfast...


Latest Arizona Reference Libraries

Antelope Jackrabbit, Lepus alleni
2014-08-27 09:30:16

The antelope jackrabbit (Lepus alleni) is a species of hare that can be found in North America. Its range extends from south-central Arizona in the United States to Sinaloa, Sonora, and northern Nayarit in Mexico and includes Tiburon Island in Mexico and the far southwestern areas of Chihuahua. This species can be found in a variety of habitats including deserts, grassy hills, and plains, as well as urban environments. It holds two subspecies known as Lepus alleni tiburonensis and Lepus...

Arizona Pine, Pinus arizonica
2014-04-18 10:05:00

Arizona pine (Pinus arizonica) is found in the United States in northern Mexico, southeast Arizona, southwest New Mexico, and western Texas. The Arizona pine closely resembles the Ponderosa Pine found growing in the Sierra Madre Occidental in Arizona south to Durango, CO. The Arizona pine grows in high elevations from 5906-8038 feet. It is a medium to tall pine growing to heights of 82-114.8 feet tall with a trunk diameter of up to 3 feet 11 inches. The bark on young trees is dark brown...

Prescott National Forest
2013-12-30 12:34:28

The Prescott National Forest is a 1.25 million acre United States National Forest that is located in north central Arizona within the vicinity of Prescott. The forest can be found in the mountains southwest of Flagstaff and north of Phoenix in Yavapai County, with a minute portion stretching into southwestern Coconino County. The administrative offices are located in Prescott and the local ranger district offices are located in Chino Valley, Camp Verde, and Prescott. This forest includes Lynx...

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2013-11-01 16:08:30

Kaibab National Forest is located in Arizona and borders the Grand Canyon in the north and south. It was established in 1909 and is separated into two areas known as the North Kaibab Ranger District and the South Kaibab Ranger District. The Grand Canyon forms a natural boundary between the two districts, which make up about 1.6 million acres of land. The elevations in the forest vary between 5,500 feet and 10,418 feet. This national forest holds four designated wilderness areas including...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes, it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix,...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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