August 29, 2015

West campus


Students full of excitement, hope as ASU's fall semester begins

Whether it was getting to class early at Polytechnic to meet professors, thinking about the future in Tempe, hitting the library early on West campus or looking forward to cooling off in the pool downtown, students are back in force to start the fall semester.


Peer mentors help New College freshmen find their feet

At the start of each fall semester, peer mentors from the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences on ASU's West campus help freshmen know what to do if faced with an unfamiliar situation. Here, they share their tips for newcomers.


Fall 2015 move-in: West campus

Students move into the residence halls on Arizona State University's West campus.


Camp Solera welcomes freshmen to West campus

Camp Solera is a three-day experience for freshmen at ASU's West campus, designed to build class unity, introduce the incoming students to campus resources and give the newest members of the Sun Devil family a sneak peek into ASU traditions.


West campus fitness complex ready for incoming students

Despite the present stillness at ASU's West campus Sun Devil Fitness Complex, Casey Monroe knows what is coming: a barrage of energetic students ready to dive headfirst into another semester.


Talent times 3: High-achieving triplets head to Barrett at ASU West campus

You might say the Moen triplets are competitive — but that friendly rivalry has helped them excel academically. The high-achieving siblings from Arkansas will all three be attending Barrett, The Honors College at ASU's West campus this fall.


Move-in day, Fall Welcome events kick off school year

From moving into the residence halls to whitewashing the A on Hayden Butte, Fall Welcome Week at ASU offers a range of experiences.


News coverage:  NYT columnist calls Barrett 'the gold standard' among honors colleges

Frank Bruni of the New York Times wrote glowingly of Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University. He lauded the program in a column Aug. 8 about honors colleges and programs within public universities.


New ASU nursing degrees include holistic, community-health focuses

Arizona State University's College of Nursing and Health Innovation has announced 10 new undergraduate, graduate and graduate-level certificate programs for students interested in nursing and health care.


Helping veterans get plugged in is ASU specialist's mission

Christopher Kane has a knack for helping soldiers. In the Army, he planned rescue missions; today, he is a military transition support specialist at ASU, helping student veterans choose classes, find scholarships and re-engage in social activities.

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