• SPR2015COVER

    SPRING ISSUE 2015
    in FEATURES, FROM THE PUBLISHER, SPRING 2015

    From The Publisher – Science writer Eric Swedlund said it best – “The advances in optical sciences over the last half century are staggering. Yet through all the changes, discoveries and breakthroughs, what began in 1964 as the University of Arizona’s Optical Sciences Center has stuck to its core values, even as it rose to…

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  • OPTICS

    Global Impact of UA Optics – Producing Talent, Pa ...
    in BizMILESTONE, FEATURES, Research & Innovation, SPRING 2015

    By Eric Swedlund – The advances in optical sciences over the last half-century are staggering. Yet through all the changes, discoveries and breakthroughs, what began in 1964 as the University of Arizona’s Optical Sciences Center has stuck to its core values even as it rose to worldwide prominence and put Tucson on the map as…

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  • DWNTWN

    Downtown Update – Construction & Development ...
    in FEATURES, SPRING 2015

    By Dan Sorenson – The completion of the Modern Street Car and the opening of The Cadence student housing were major landmarks in the rebirth of downtown Tucson, but they were only a beginning. Development continues – and there’s much more to come. Michael Keith, executive director of the Downtown Tucson Partnership, said the last…

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  • ELCHARRO

    A Food & Family Force
    in FEATURES, SPRING 2015

    By Edie Jarolim – Carlotta Flores is a force of nature. At 68, an age when many people are kicking back and showing off pictures of their grandchildren, Flores not only serves as the executive chef of Tucson’s three El Charro restaurants, but also has her hand in a host of related projects. They include…

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  • MAP

    MAP Dashboard – Data-Driven Research to Fuel Posit ...
    in FEATURES, Research & Innovation, SPRING 2015

    By David Pittman – It’s amazing what collaboration between diverse interests can accomplish. Collaboration between the Southern Arizona Leadership Council, the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona and the University of Arizona has created a new tool that has the potential to help business leaders, government officials and the general public make better, more informed decisions…

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  • TUBAC

    Historic Resort Celebrates 55 Years – Blending Spa ...
    in BizMILESTONE, FEATURES, SPRING 2015

    By Mary Minor Davis – Tubac Golf Resort & Spa has deep, deep roots in the Santa Cruz River Valley. In 1787 the King of Spain awarded a 500-acre land grant to Don Toribio de Otero. In 1853 that land was acquired by the United States through the Gadsden Purchase. By 1959, crooner Bing Crosby…

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  • Mildred & Dildred article BizTUcson

    Toys With ‘Play Value’
    in FEATURES, SPRING 2015

    By Leigh A. Jensen – On a crisp winter afternoon, a group of about 15 children, all younger than 5, is seated in the courtyard at La Encantada, perched on huge foam puzzle pieces in primary colors. They eagerly await Autumn Ruhe, owner of Mildred & Dildred toy store, to come outside and begin story…

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  • FALL2013COVER

    WINTER ISSUE 2015
    in FEATURES, FROM THE PUBLISHER, WINTER 2015

    From The Publisher – Tourism in this region has an annual economic impact of $2 billion and events have always been central to this success. The crown jewel of events is the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase. People from 25 countries and seven continents attend this event that’s attracted global attention for 60 years….

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