March 29, 2015



Advancing first-generation college students up the ladder

ASU's new program First Generation Pathways to Success (1stGPS) offers tools, advice and skills that will boost first-generation undergrads to degree completion and toward graduate school and a career.


ASU debaters go the distance in national tournament

Arizona State University seniors Peter Chotras and Rohit Rajat made it to the sweet 16 in the Cross Examination Debate Association Nationals Tournament – a feat unmatched by any ASU student since 2000.


ASU team wins Social Venture Challenge at CGI U

The Stair Gardens Project, a sustainable food source venture founded by an ASU engineering student, competed and won against 191 other ventures at the 2015 Social Venture Challenge, held in conjunction with CGI U.


ASU fans in Maryland can receive Sparky car care kit with license plate

As part of a drive to achieve a total of 500 ASU plates on Maryland roads, the ASU Alumni Association is offering a Sparky Car Care Kit to any state resident who buys an ASU collegiate license plate in Maryland between April 2 and June 30.


Open Door event to feature activities for all ages at ASU West campus

Arizona State University's West campus opens its doors to the public March 28 for Open Door @ ASU West, a signature event for Arizona State University and the Arizona SciTech Festival.


Online survey offers chance to win $25 Amazon gift card

Researchers are seeking participants for a 30-minute online survey about personal, family, social and cultural experiences, attitudes and behaviors.


Smartphone study seeks participants ages 35-64

Participants between the ages of 35 and 64 are needed for a research study testing a new health-related smartphone app.


ASU shares operational sustainability progress in 2014 annual review

Every year, ASU strives to minimize consumption, maximize efficiency and reassess the traditional way of functioning to be more sustainable.


Participants needed for sleep study

How the amount of sleep a person gets affects them is the subject of a new study at ASU, and participants are needed.