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ASU STEM Initiative Named 'Best Emerging Partnership'
June 5, 2009
A National Science Foundation-sponsored project driven by Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Institute and Graduate School of Education recently won the 2009 Arizona Business and Education Coalition "Best Practices" in Business-Education Award for the Best Emerging Partnership. Directed by Tirupalavanam Ganesh, the institute was recognized for its "Powering our Future: Renewable Energy Summer Internship" program.
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