October 06, 2015



ASU's Academic Bowl emphasizes brain over brawn

Arizona State University kicks off the 10th annual Academic Bowl, which pits teams of students against each other for the chance to win scholarship and prestige.


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 students hone political engagement expertise at national conference

Arizona State University students Andrew Sypher and Zachary McCutcheon traveled to Harvard University last week as part of a national effort fostering youth political engagement.


Strengthening an environment of success at ASU for American Indian students

An early-start program at ASU gives students extra time to acclimate to the university, connect with friends and mentors and learn about resources and student organizations before classes begin.


ASU students focus on Latinos in fight against diabetes

After growing up with families and communities suffering from the effects of diabetes, two ASU nursing students are educating Latino communities about health and wellness as it relates to diabetes prevention.


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.


BioBridge program gives ASU freshmen the tools to succeed

ASU's School of Life Sciences' Bio Bridge program provides future students the tools needed to succeed in college before the semester even starts.


Smart city designs earn ASU sustainability students Verizon grants

Three ASU sustainability students have been awarded grants for their ideas generated in the Smart City and Technology Innovation Challenge.


Cronkite School heroin documentary nominated for Rocky Mountain Emmy

A statewide TV special on heroin use in Arizona, created by ASU's Cronkite School, has been nominated for a Rocky Mountain Emmy Award — the region's premier professional television award.

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