April 27, 2015



Majority of state's brightest Flinn Scholars choose ASU

The Flinn Scholarship, valued at $115,000, aims to keep Arizona's best and brightest students in their home state. Of this year's 21 recipients, 15 will be attending ASU in the fall – and 14 of those are enrolled in Barrett, the Honors College.


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'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.


University | Students:  Progress of ASU, Starbucks partnership profiled

The May 2015 issue of The Atlantic features an article titled "The Upwardly Mobile Barista" in which it tells the story of several Starbucks employees who are benefiting from the new educational model.


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.


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 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.


ASU announces May commencement speaker

Arizona State University has chosen author and researcher John Seely Brown as the official speaker at the May 11 undergraduate commencement.


Online Spanish program at ASU ranked one of best in nation

Students interested in studying Spanish online are positioned for success with the School of International Letters and Cultures' Bachelor of Arts program, offered through ASU Online.


Cut above: ASU military students earn leadership awards

The 2015 Joint Awards Ceremony recognized ROTC students from the ASU cadet corps for their leadership and academic achievements. Veterans groups, community organizations and businesses presented more than 50 awards.

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