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ASU in top 1 percent of world’s prestigious universities, says Times Higher Education

Arizona State University is in the top 1 percent of the world’s most prestigious universities, according to 2018 rankings announced by Times Higher Education. Times Higher Education world university rankings represent the only global performance tables that measure research-intensive universities across core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The rankings include the world’s top 1,000 universities (representing no...

Sharing the rewards of a culture of innovation

Magical things can happen when innovative minds connect with forward-thinking investors. So Arizona State University is combining the strength of its research commitment and entrepreneurial spirit with the Thunderbird School of Global Management's Angel Network of investors to create unique opportunities for the ASU family. As part of ASU’s Founders Day observance for 2018, President Michael Crow announced the creation...

6th annual Sun Devil Giving Day on tap for ASU

If it's late March and you hear cheers and boos coming from Stuart Rice's office, don't be too alarmed. Odds are that the Arizona State University graduate student and EdPlus creative designer is simply reacting to a recent donation made on Sun Devil Giving Day , his various mood swings coming as he tracks the contributions made either to his...

ASU’s CSPO again ranked one of the world’s top think tanks for science and tech policy

Arizona State University’s Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes (CSPO), a research unit of the Institute for the Future of Innovation in Society, has once again been named one of the top 10 think tanks for science and technology policy in the latest edition of the University of Pennsylvania’s “Global Go To Think Tank Index.” This is the second consecutive...

Experts review what NAFTA needs in the 21st century

Sticking around a town with a shuttered mill and bemoaning the fact you can’t buy a new Cadillac every two years like your high school-educated grandfather did will not keep America competitive on a global level. It’s going to take a willingness to move and embrace lifelong learning to lift American workers left behind by globalization, said panelists at "Redefining...

ASU breaks ground on Mirabella project

Arizona State University broke ground Wednesday on a complex that will advance a new concept in intergenerational living and lifelong learning. Mirabella at ASU is a 20-story senior living facility at Mill Avenue and University Drive on the university’s Tempe campus. The building, scheduled to be completed in 2020, will include 252 independent-living apartments and 52 health-care units, as well...

ASU expands reach with education partnership for Arab youth

Arizona State University is expanding its global reach with a new partnership with Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education to provide higher education and preparation to students in 22 countries in the Arab world. ASU is collaborating with the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, a UAE-based foundation that provides underserved, high-achieving Arab students with scholarships, support and skills training,...

ASU President Crow speaks to community leaders at West campus

Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow met with Valley community leaders Thursday afternoon at the West campus to discuss what he called the “public enterprise” university’s progress, current state and future trajectory. Executive Director of Government and Community Engagement for ASU West campus’ Office of Public Affairs Roberta Magdaleno introduced Crow, stating that “under his leadership, ASU has risen...

Arizona's universities need freedom to be run like a business, presidents say

The presidents of Arizona’s three public universities were blunt in their request for support from the business community on Tuesday, explaining the need for the freedom to be entrepreneurial. Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University, said his institution responded to cuts in state funding by finding other ways to generate money. “We adjusted, we adapted and we adopted other...

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