An ASU-built CubeSat will be used to produce a map of the water resources on the moon for future space exploration. The tiny satellite is a big achievement for the university since it is the first ASU-led interplanetary mission.
Whitewash the "A"
Aug. 22, 9 a.m.-11 p.m., Hayden Butte, Tempe campus
It began in the 1930s as part of Orientation and continues to this day as an annual tradition where the freshman class hikes "A" Mountain and whitewashes the coveted letter white during Welcome Week, indicating the commencement of another year at ASU. More information
Speaking for the Dead
Opens Aug 25, ASU Innovation Gallery, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Tempe campus
This Innovation Gallery exhibit explores forensic anthropology through a case study of migrant deaths at Arizona’s border crossings. The exhibit focuses on the human skeleton as it is researched and examined by anthropologists and forensic investigators and also as it inspires Mexican-American artists. More information