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ASU lecturer presenting solutions for costly college texts

Digital textbooks are portable, easily searchable, sustainable and less expensive than printed versions. ASU's Matt McCarthy explains why they aren't being more widely adopted in higher education, and what can be done to lower textbook prices.

An artist's dream: Making the border appear to disappear

ASU artist-in-residence Ana Teresa Fernandez painted a portion of the U.S.-Mexico border sky blue to create the illusion it wasn't there, and to spur conversations about the concept of borders.

ASU uses digital storytelling to grapple with science and society

Researchers at Arizona State University have received a four-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to use the interactive, engaging nature of digital narrative to invite deeper conversations about questions of scientific creativity and responsibility.

Of dreams referred: 'Holding it Down' mixes veterans' war stories with music, poetry

“Holding it Down: The Veterans' Dream Project” is a multimedia performance that combines music with the spoken-word poetry/testimonials of minority veterans. It will play Saturday evening at ASU Gammage.

ASU graduate Kathy Peach turns honors thesis into children's book

Kathy Peach, a 2014 graduate of ASU, wrote a children's book for her honors thesis project. The book, "The Tiniest Tumbleweed," will be in bookstores in January.

ASU's Casey Self: Leader in global academic advising community

Casey Self, a leader in the academic advising community at Arizona State University and internationally, keynoted the annual meetings of the Global Community for Academic Advising (NACADA), in Las Vegas, Oct. 4-7. The organization promotes and supports quality academic advising in higher education.

ASU professor’s work on urban climate builds legacy

Designing new urban centers to be more efficient and updating old ones has become the focus of many urban planners and architects in the past two decades and ASU's own professor emeritus, Anthony Brazel, may have been a major driving factor in the transition.

ASU, Arizona Western College unite to address workforce needs of southwest Arizona

Beginning in the Spring 2016 semester, the ASU@Yuma program will allow students to complete their associate’s degree from Arizona Western College and continue their education to earn an ASU bachelor’s degree, taking all the classes needed at the same location in Yuma.

W. P. Carey School launches Forward Focus MBA program

Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business wants to help people who desire to do good through its new Forward Focus MBA program, which will offer up to 120 full scholarships for master’s of business administration degrees next year.

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