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Initiative should create jobs, boost economic output in aerospace industry

NASA, aerospace, manufacturing, ASU, NAU, University of Arizona, Arizona Board of Regents, New Economy Initiative, jobs, NEI funds

To address the growing need for a continually diversified and modern workforce, the New Economy Initiative was signed into law, providing millions of dollars in state funding through the Arizona Board of Regents to invest in Arizona’s economic future. This initiative aims to create 40,000 new jobs by 2041, increase economic output to $6.9 billion by 2023, and double the state’s investment in return, much of which can and should be generated within the space ecosystem.

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Weaponize Our Surfaces Against the Next Virus (access required)

In the COVID-19 era, the most mundane of activities—like going to the grocery store or gas station—can feel perilous. Every surface we touch could host a virus we can’t see but we know can be deadly. But what if that wasn’t the case? What if we could make everyday surfaces into virus killers? We can and we should.

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