September 04, 2015



Awakening the 'tech' in girls' brains

An innovative ASU program, which fuses learning of advanced computational skills with key areas of social justice, is helping to create aptitude and interest among adolescent girls in technology and computer science.


Teachers College students well represented in ASU Fulbrights

Six of 19 ASU students hail from the university's renowned Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, and all six are Teach For America corps members.


Speech certification program addresses state shortage

A new ASU program is helping close the gap between the number of children requiring speech services in public schools and the number of qualified therapists.


Sight enhancement: Disability sparks invention

An ASU student research team earns a top prize at an international competition for technological innovation with a system to help people with visual impairments succeed in the classroom.


Free seminars assist parents of gifted middle-schoolers

Experts from ASU and the community will present a series of seminars at the West campus, focusing on gifted education.


Future teachers capture honors in iCademy competition

For the third consecutive year, teams from the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College have been honored for their digital video production skills.


Middle school project discovers cave skylight on Mars

Using an ASU-designed camera on a NASA Mars spacecraft, a 7th-grade science class found what appears to be a hole in the roof of a lava tube or cave on Mars.


Professors, students to visit Ghana through Fulbright grant

Culture, oral history, social justice and human rights will be the focus of a month-long visit to the West African nation of Ghana this July.


Summer camp for kids helps build engaged citizens

Children entering grades three through eight can learn how to be engaged in their local communities by attending a new ASU summer camp.


Education forum brings ideas to the table

ASU's Mari Koerner says making teaching a more prestigious career choice for incoming students is an important ingredient in improving education.

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