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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...

ASU breaks ground on Mirabella project

Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review. Read more top stories from 2018 here . 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...

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 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...

Longtime ASU supporter, philanthropist Sanford endows scholarships for ASU, 11 other universities

T. Denny Sanford’s name is associated with major philanthropic gifts throughout the U.S. With few exceptions, they are associated with the health and welfare of children and young people — such as the Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, built to resemble a fairy-tale castle. At Arizona State University, the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family...

ASU adds convenience by joining Common Application

Arizona State University is becoming even more accessible by joining The Common Application , an online system used by more than 750 colleges and universities in the United States and around the world to manage the admissions process. The Common Application saves time for potential students because they can apply to several universities at once. It can also save money...

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