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More than just answers: ASU’s Department of Physics is teaming up for solutions

At one time or another, we were all scientists. There is a reason a child’s first questions include: “What is it?”, “Why?” and “How?” A physicist never loses that sense of wonder, that drive to understand something that, for now, might remain a mystery. Albert Einstein himself claimed that his real talent was not a superior intelligence, but a passionate...

ASU named No. 1 in innovation for 5th consecutive year

For the fifth year in a row, Arizona State University has been named the most innovative school in America. U.S. News and World Report has named ASU as the most innovative university all five years the category has existed. The widely publicized annual rankings by the magazine, comparing more than 1,500 institutions on a variety of metrics, were released today...

Record class hits the books as ASU bucks national trend of declining enrollment

When Tucson native Sadie Azersky started exploring colleges, she set her sights on attending a school that would challenge her. She found what she was looking for at Arizona State University: the opportunities of a large research university combined with the intimate setting of Barrett, The Honors College. She starts classes Thursday. "I'm able to have those big-school-type of experiences...

Generosity to ASU climbs to new heights in 2019

Sun Devil supporters bolstered scholarships, medical advancements, professorships and research opportunities as part of a banner fundraising year for the ASU Foundation. Nikki Hinshaw is one of more than 7,400 students who benefited from private scholarship support through the foundation to advance her learning opportunities. She received the Craig and Barbara Barrett Political Science Scholarship, which enabled her to study...

National, international awards recognize faculty innovation in ASU's School of Molecular Sciences

The Arizona State University charter describes a commitment to linking innovation with the advancement of research and discovery of public value. The establishment of the School of Molecular Sciences from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry embodies this commitment to research that directly addresses such major public and societal issues. Current School of Molecular Sciences research takes a molecular approach...

Empower 2019 brings together ASU IT professionals to innovate for the future

On Thursday, May 23, Arizona State University's University Technology Office hosted Empower 2019 , an ASU IT professional community retreat designed to discover new innovations and improve existing ones through peer-to-peer discussion. Over 800 ASU IT professionals spent the day engaging with ASU Chief Information Officer Lev Gonick , one another and a wide array of speakers. ASU President Michael...

Innovative Novus project enters its next stage of development

The new hotel going up northwest of University Drive and Rural Road is part of a reimagining of the north part of the Arizona State University campus in Tempe that will draw corporate partners to the university’s knowledge enterprise, according to the chief financial officer of ASU. “Clearly we believe this is a fantastic real estate location, but it’s so...

New tool developed for student survivors of sexual assault

MyChoice, an internet-based decision aid that provides clear, unbiased information to Arizona State University student survivors of sexual assault, is scheduled for field testing during the 2019-20 academic year. The Digital Humanities Initiative at ASU’s Institute for Humanities Research supported an interdisciplinary collaboration to design the new tool. MyChoice will help student survivors make informed decisions based on the options...

ASU students perform, exhibit and pitch at Change the World

The first Change the World event showcased how Arizona State University students are making a difference through their art, entrepreneurship and good works. Hundreds of students from every campus participated in the festival, held Wednesday at Sun Devil Stadium. Singers, dancers and poets performed on three stages around the stadium concourse. Five separate pitch competitions highlighted students’ best ideas and...

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