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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘Midwestern University’

GLENDALE – Midwestern University Open House

Midwestern University, open house, health sciences, postsecondary education

Midwestern University’s Glendale campus will host a free open house to introduce and explain professional degree programs in the health sciences.

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GLENDALE – Free Dental Day for Kids

It’s Super Sealant Saturday at Midwestern University’s College of Dental Medicine in Glendale. The dental college is offering FREE preventative dental care to kids today — including cleanings, screenings and molar sealants — by appointment only. Call the Midwestern University Dental Institute at 623-806-7150 or register online at

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GLENDALE – Open House at Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine

Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine is holding a free public Open House from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. See the “Birthing Betsy” calf-delivery simulation or watch a teddy bear surgery (bring your own “injured” small stuffed animals for repair!).

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Free summer program for teens interested in healthcare careers

High school students interested in an in-depth look at healthcare careers have until Sunday, May 1, to apply for Midwestern University’s eight-day Health Careers Institute for High School Students, which takes place on the university’s Glendale campus July 9 through 18. The free program is open to high school juniors and seniors. Forty-eight participants will […]

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Cuts for Kids offers haircuts for a cause

Cuts for Kids, Locks of Love, Midwestern University

Ready for some shorter summer hair styles? Here’s a way to check “haircuts” off the family to-do list while giving back to others. The 16th annual Cuts for Kids program takes place from 4 to 7pm on Monday, March 16 at Midwestern University’s Glendale campus at 19555 N. 59th Ave. For a modest donation, kids, moms […]

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Free dental sealants for kids

Think of dental sealants as protective nail polish for the teeth. Dental sealants consist of a plastic coating that blankets the grooves of tooth enamel, creating a smooth surface that is much easier to keep clean. Dental sealants can cost between $35 to $60 per tooth at a private dental practice. But on Super Sealant Saturday, Midwestern University […]

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Tracking javelinas with SRP grants, and other education news

SRP awards Learning Grants SRP has awarded $125,000 in Learning Grants  to 29 Arizona schools. Many of the schools sought grants for science and STEM related projects and quite a few are using the grant money to purchase iPads to facilitate learning. Fountain Hills High School has an intriguing project, previously funded by an SRP […]

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Education and schools weekly roundup

Student musicians, singers and songwriters in the Cave Creek Unified School District will have more performance opportunities with the newly formed “Rock the District Unplugged” concerts organized by the Cave Creek Unified Education Foundation. Donations and tips during the performances will be used for classroom resources and technology, international learning, health and wellness, and music […]

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Long luxurious locks lopped for Locks of Love

Every year for 13 years Midwestern University in Glendale has brought in hairstylists from various salons to cut hair for the Cuts for Kids event. People who are willing to donate 10 inches or more of their hair get a free cut and their tresses are donated to Locks of Love to make wigs for […]

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Parting shots

Many pictures I take for Raising Arizona Kids don’t get into the magazine or onto our website. Some images don’t really tell the story the writer is telling but rather the story of me going to get the picture. Sometimes in the course of shooting an assignment there are funny or odd moments worth sharing. […]

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