July 03, 2015



Summer academy mentors next generation of public service leaders

This summer, ASU launched the inaugural Public Service Summer Leadership Academy, a residential program that engages motivated high school students in experiences that promote public service, civic engagement and community solutions.


Teens gain global experience at ASU Chinese language camp

The ASU Chinese Language Camp is a two-week residential program offering motivated eighth- to 12th-grade students the chance to expand their knowledge in Chinese language and culture through intensive language instruction and hands-on cultural activities.


Hands-on summer institute challenges students to blend tech, art

High schoolers are getting their "geek on" and taking a behind-the-scenes look at animation, music and video production as participants of the inaugural Digital Culture Summer Institute on ASU's Tempe campus.


ASU summer program allows youth to explore the craft of writing

"rl txt" – a two-week summer youth writing camp for grades 3-12 – aims to provide an opportunity for students to explore the oft-overlooked craft of writing. It's part of the Central Arizona Writing Project within the Department of English at ASU.


ASU Gammage director makes Broadway a Tony affair

ASU Gammage executive director Colleen Jennings-Roggensack will be headed to New York City this weekend where she'll attend the 2015 Tony Awards. Jennings-Roggensack is the only member of the Broadway League from Arizona and is considered one of the country's most influential tastemakers in the arts.


Forum explores Phoenix's rapid growth and future

Electricity and water built Phoenix from a sleepy desert town in the early 20th century into the thriving metropolis that it is today. They’re key to a sustained future but steps must be taken now to ensure their availability say experts who served on ASU's Zocalo Public Square forum, "Should Phoenix Exist?"


ASU Alumni Association welcomes new class of 30 Medallion Scholars

The Medallion Scholarship program, the Alumni Association’s signature scholarship initiative, incorporates components of leadership, scholarship and service. Scholars receive four-year, renewable scholarships of $3,000 annually.


Experts discuss need for cross-border collaborations in higher education, research

University presidents, faculty, international leaders and experts convened at ASU to discuss the role that higher education and research institutions play in advancing quality of life, sustainability and economic development in the Arizona-Sonora region.


ASU cohort ready to bring community into classrooms

Eleven Native American educators, already working in early-education classrooms in the Gila River Indian Community, received their bachelor's degrees after completing an innovative two-year program offered by Arizona State University.


Convocation celebrates graduates, reinforces Hispanic education

Arizona State University will conclude its week of graduation ceremonies on May 16 with record-breaking success and festivities that mark more than 30 years of growth in the number of Hispanic graduates.

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