October 04, 2015



ASU ranks 4th in top contributors to Teach For America

Arizona State University this year moved up to top-five status among colleges and universities contributing volunteers to Teach For America, the national corps committed to expanding educational opportunity for children living in poverty.


ASU unites Mexican, Canadian stakeholders for new economic cooperation

The leader of the sixth-largest city in the nation did not mince words Wednesday when he stressed the economic importance of America's neighbors during an Arizona State University organized conference in Phoenix.


ASU Exchange Zone provides safe space for online sales

The ASU Police Department has started the ASU Exchange Zone program, which allows the transaction of items sold through online sites to be done in a safe territory.


ASU, national lab to develop solutions to global challenges

ASU and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will enter into an agreement to solidify the collaboration between the two institutions on research related to energy security, climate science and sustainability, and other aspects of global security.


ASU-hosted talks to focus on transborder economic development

The growth of cross-border consumer markets and supply chains in North America leading to new economic development opportunities will be the focus of an Arizona State University-hosted conference this week.


ASU selected as NASA science education partner for STEM projects

Arizona State University is one of the 27 organizations from across the United States selected by NASA to more effectively engage learners of all ages on NASA science education programs and activities.


ASU's Family Weekend just keeps growing

With a record number of registered people, ASU's annual Family Weekend continues to get bigger and bigger. But more imporantly, it's also expanding its offerings to include students whose families are far away or students with their own children.


Online portfolios make learning visible at ASU

An online portfolio pilot project — ePortfolios hosted by Digication – has boosted student learning and outcomes across a range of ASU learning environments.


Sally Kitch named University Professor

Sally Kitch, founding director of Arizona State University's Institute for Humanities Research, has been named University Professor by interim Provost Mark Searle.


Arizona's economic success tied to Hispanic education, Crow says

Arizona's Hispanic population accrued an estimated spending power of about $40.3 billion this year alone, but the state's economy will not advance if education does not improve for this group, Arizona State University's president told the annual DATOS conference.

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