May 25, 2015

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Sun Devil salute: 10 facts about the military at ASU

Which military branch's ROTC at ASU is among the oldest in the nation? Which ASU college has the highest percentage of veteran and service members? Find out that and more about the military at ASU, just in time for Memorial Day.


Experts discuss need for cross-border collaborations in higher education, research

University presidents, faculty, international leaders and experts convened at ASU to discuss the role that higher education and research institutions play in advancing quality of life, sustainability and economic development in the Arizona-Sonora region.


NewSpace Initiative connects ASU with space industry

The next big thing in space research is small. Small, agile companies and small, inexpensive devices are changing how we explore the universe. Arizona State University researchers are working with both.


ASU students create innovative solutions for childhood obesity challenge

Using the very tools that often keep children indoors, an ASU student team created a fantasy-sports gaming website and app with perks earned by exercise – one of three winning teams in a university-wide competition aimed at tackling obesity in children.


City of Phoenix, ASU agreement will boost Phoenix Biomedical Campus

NantWorks, a leader in health, biomedical and medical research, will add facilities to the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, significantly adding to its capabilities and the number of skilled bioscience professionals.


Middle schoolers engage tiny learners with science fun

Middle school students recently visited a classroom at ASU's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Preschool to share their robotics knowledge with the preschoolers as part of a project for their STEM club.


Costa Rica trip provides ASU students with invaluable education experience

Eleven Arizona State University students will step off campus and into the heart of Costa Rica's tropical rainforests this summer, where they will discover the importance of learning outside classroom walls.


98 percent of ASU Prep's first class of seniors graduating

Of ASU Preparatory Academy's class of 2015 – the charter school's first graduating class of seniors – 98 percent are graduating and 76 percent have been accepted to four-year colleges. It marks a stunning turnaround.


ASU workshop empowers young women to consider the sciences

Girls Writing Science is a six-week workshop, run by two ASU English faculty members, that helps high school girls imagine themselves in a science career.