April 24, 2015

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Honor, tradition inspire participants in Pat's Run

When the 11th annual Pat's Run rolls around April 25, people from all walks of life will come together to honor and celebrate Pat Tillman’s legacy. Here's a look at a few of them.


ASU's New American University library will preserve past while looking forward

ASU's library system will see a total transformation in the upcoming years, where buildings will become "showrooms" and librarians will be enthusiastic collaborators.


Work to help former foster kids garners ASU junior a prestigious Truman scholarship

ASU junior Frank Smith is one of 58 students nationwide to be awarded the elite Truman Scholarship. He was honored for his efforts urging the Arizona government to create a college tuition waiver for former foster children – kids like Smith himself.


ASU, edX reimagine first year of college

ASU and edX have created a transformative approach to learning that offers an innovative, flexible admissions process and credit for open online courses, providing students significant savings.


ASU anthropologist explores warfare as a form of cooperation

While many view warfare as a breakdown between societies, Arizona State University anthropologist Sarah Mathew views it as an outgrowth of cooperation.


ASU student looks at the individual impact of social media

In a social climate where individuals clamor to text, tweet, blog, post, like, favorite and share any and every little detail about their personal lives, does the feedback ultimately shape who they are as an individual? It is a question that ASU student Megan Lindsay has been examining through her dissertation work.


Program pairs ASU employees' ideas with CEO know-how

New College dean Marlene Tromp and her team know they have a great product. What they didn't know was how best to get the message out. Enter the Idea Enterprise, which brings high-level business leaders and their expertise together with ASU faculty and staff.


ASU team searching for signs of life in the stars

NASA selects Arizona State University research group to explore life's detectability on chemically diverse exoplanets


ASU students to 'Ditch the Dumpster' on Earth Day

ASU students across all campuses are being asked to "Ditch the Dumpster" by donating their unwanted items from campus residence halls instead of throwing them away.


ASU among nation's most sustainable colleges

Arizona State University has been named one of the nation's most sustainable colleges for the sixth year in a row by The Princeton Review's Guide to 353 Green Colleges.