March 04, 2015



Professor of geography passes away at 78

Charles S. Sargent, professor emeritus of geography, who researched the evolution of frontiers and the growth of towns and cities, including Phoenix, passed away Feb. 3. He was 78.


Circumnavigator Award sends global health students abroad

Global health juniors Annie Carson and Nirali Patel, both winners of the 2015 Circumnavigator Award, will travel over summer to six countries for an independent research project.


ASU offers new scholarship for military students

Arizona State University is introducing the Military Active Duty and Reservist Commitment Scholarship for undergraduate military students enrolled in an online degree program.


ASU LEEDs the way at USGBC Arizona chapter awards event

University architects accept four awards on ASU’s behalf.


ASU to host first sports law and business conference

Issues affecting the future of professional and amateur sports will be at the center of the inaugural Sports Law and Business Conference, March 12-13.


New ASU center to study veterans' wellness

Arizona State University has established a new, interdisciplinary Center for Veterans’ Wellness to conduct research and help vets affected by combat-related stress and trauma, such as post-traumatic stress disorder.


Work of professors reflects ASU college's new name

The College of Public Service and Community Solutions is more than a new name. It's a reflection of those who study, conduct research and teach at the Arizona State University college.


ASU charts path for instructional faculty pay, promotions

Arizona State University has established new university-wide guidance for more than 1,200 instructors, lecturers, clinical faculty and faculty associates.


ASU receives grant to advance women's entrepreneurship efforts

Arizona State University has received a $175,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase to advance its commitment to boosting the entrepreneurial ecosystem within the Phoenix metropolitan area supporting women


ASU global health alum named Gates Cambridge Scholar

Blake Thomson graduated from Arizona State University in 2013 with a bachelor's in global health. He has been chosen a Gates Cambridge Scholar and will study epidemiology at the University of Cambridge beginning this fall.