News

2018

May

As Arizona State University has worked to expand access to higher education, it has added services to support students who need a boost, including specialized peer coaching.

March

Missy Farr-Kaye has overcome tremendous obstacles on her way to becoming a Sun Devil legend, and her key to that is to always move forward.

January

As the second semester of the academic year begins at Arizona State University, many freshmen are facing the reality that they need to build up an important skill for college life: time management.

2017

December

After 10 years, three changes of major and two children, Ashley Pitman graduated from college this week — the first in her family to earn a degree.

October

Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review.

September

Arizona State University's College of Integrative Sciences and Arts has kicked off the fall 2017 semester with almost 11 percent enrollment growth over last year, making it now the fourth-largest c

August

Editor's note: Thirty new ASU freshmen and transfer students who started classes at the university last week took advantage of Bridging Success Early-Start.

Having the right mind-set is critical to doing well in college. In fact, it’s one of the strongest predictors of success. 

July

It was day three of ASU’s 2017 Inspire program, the weeklong camp that offers high schoolers from tribal nations in Arizona a taste of college life, and the Arizona State University Memorial Union’

May

Editor's note: The ASU community, mindful of Arizona’s place in Indian Country and the university’s location on the ancestral homelands of the Akimel O'odham and Pee Posh people

April

Arizona State University’s Duane Roen constantly hears from employers that this generation of learners needs to develop effective oral and written skills, required for success in the global economy

March

Arizona State University has hit upon a new solution to help Native American men and boys overcome the host of obstacles that block the path to socioeconomic success for so many: Get outside the cl

January

Michael Phelps had a dream of winning Olympic gold medals, so when he dove into the pool in one race in Beijing and his goggles filled with water, blinding him, he still managed to set a world reco

Has the new year put you in a goal-setting mood?

They’re teachers, accountants, social workers and entrepreneurs. One is currently a Peace Corps volunteer in China, and another will graduate from medical school in May.

2016

August

When Morgan Carver Richards starts classes this week, she won’t need the typical orientation advice on how to reach out to her professor or ways to create a balance between studying and fun.

Native American students who go from a reservation or rural community to a large university such as Arizona State University often face issues that others on campus can’t fathom. 

Nikki Burgess lived with a foster family in high school, and during her freshman year at Arizona State University she hit a rough patch.

July

It was the moment high school sophomore Randy Oshiro had been looking forward to most since learning he’d get to participate in a mock trial as part of the

June

Carla Todecheenie was not going to let anything prevent her daughter Hannah from attending Arizona State University’s Inspire camp this week.

May

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Ulises Aragon feels a kinship with the students he has been teaching at Central High School in Phoenix for the past year.

Approximately 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students will have degrees conferred during Arizona State University's spring commencement on May 9.

Waste 360 assessed sustainable practices at Arizona State University in its How Sustainable Practices at Three U.S.

The Devils host Oregon Friday-Sunday

Jaime Lara, research professor at Arizona State University’s Hispanic Research Center and the Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, has published the first volume in the innovative “Mediev

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

ASU's three members are the most in the Pac-12, 8th nationally

Read a statement from Ray Anderson, Vice President for University Athletics, regarding the future of the Sun Devil Gymnastics program.

What do a powerlifting champion, an inspirational thought leader, a legendary football coach and two professional football hall of famers have in common?

Science Foundation Arizona established its Bisgrove Scholar program to attract and keep researchers whose work promises to produce advances in areas that will have far-ranging positive impacts.

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Herberger student Marieke Davis doesn’t wear a cape or possess any special powers, but to visually impaired fans of the comic book genre, she could be their next superhero.

For those with walking difficulties, getting to a clinic for rehabilitation can be challenging — doubly so for Arizona’s aging and rural populations.

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Jessica Hocken is fascinated with Chinese culture. Since middle school, she has wanted to visit China and explore the country.

Bandak Lul came to Arizona in 2006 as an Ethiopian refugee. He was 15 years old.

The Arizona State University water polo program has advanced to the NCAA Championships for the second time in program history, as announced by the NCAA Women's Water Polo Committee on M

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Not only is Arizona State University the first institution in higher education to create a School of Sustainability that educates students, but also extends sustainability education to all of its e

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

March

Duane Roen likes to brag about his big family — by last count it teetered around 32,000, and change.

February

ASU junior Nikki Burgess entered Arizona’s foster-care system when she was 15.

2015

November

Two ASU University College units recently received state-wide recognition for student success innovations.

If you are looking for your adviser, faculty member or colleague in the College of Letters and Sciences on Tempe campus, beginning Monday, Nov. 23, you’ll find many of them in new digs.

October

Hispanics will account for 60 percent of population growth through 2050, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

Casey Self, a leader in the academic advising community at Arizona State University and internationally, admits he couldn’t help but go a little “Vegas” in his keynote address last week at the annu

It’s just a little over one month into the fall semester at Arizona State University, but many first-year students who participated in ASU’s SPIRIT program

September

What do an Arizona State University-Starbucks business student in Washington state, a sustainability research collaboration in Germany, and seven English classrooms on the ASU Tempe campus have in

July

Most U.S. college students take at least one composition course as part of their degree’s general education requirements.

May

In 2013, former foster youth got a big boost with Senate Bill 1208, which provides a college-tuition waiver for those who age out of the foster-care system.

2014

December

Looking to improve your academic performance? Begin by looking inward.

November

Arizona State University researchers with inventions licensed to existing companies or to form new startups will be entitled to a larger share of the proceeds under a new university policy develope

2013

December

Anyone who has tried to learn a second language knows how difficult it is to absorb new words and use them to accurately express ideas in a completely new cultural format.

June

ASU’s Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) has been awarded $20,000 for a video they produced titled “Dear Democracy.” The Illinois Humanities Council (IHC) hosted the contest, known a

March

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2012

January

The ASU Study Abroad Office will spend each Thursday in January visiting a different ASU campus to let students know about the opportunities available to them. 

2011

November

ASU professor Duane Roen has provided the White House a blueprint for success regarding postsecondary writing.

September

Elder abuse is often familial, underreported, rarely discussed, and on the rise according to an ASU professor and veteran nursing home social worker.

August

Guest lecturers will discuss, debate and analyze the issue of capital punishment in a forum-style setting at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus.

April

<p>Marzia Basel, an important leader and activist with a long track record of working for women's rights in Afghanistan, will conclude ASU’s spring 2011 Humanities Lecture Series.</p>&l

<p>As partnerships go, the ASU-Metro Tech Writing Center is getting high marks for innovation and creativity, benefitting high school students, teachers and university students preparing to e

March

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<p>Turkey is emerging as a model of democracy while many countries in the Arab world are undergoing current political unrest and economic strife says one ASU professor, who is organizing a su

<p>The most dramatic development in modern-day American mass media is not Facebook, MySpace, blogging or the social media.

February

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<p>Hip-hop’s origins, widespread influence on popular culture, and its unlikely association to religion will be the subject of the second Humanities Lecture Series at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix c

January

<p>“Surviving Castro’s Cuba”, a harrowing account of Juan Carlos Jimenez’s remembrances of one of history’s most famous dictators, will commence a Downtown Phoenix campus lecture series as we

2010

November

<p>Students from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University will produce three hours of live election coverage Tuesday night on Arizona PBS an

October

<p>A basketball pioneer and an ASU star athlete will join forces to close out an all-star lecture series which examines human issues as it relates to sports.</p><p>Phoenix Mercury

August

<p>The irony of his name hits you immediately: Neal Walk can only dream of taking another step.</p><p>The former Phoenix Suns player works in the archive services department for t

April

<p>ASU’s School of Letters and Sciences is launching a new Spanish minor downtown that will provide students with linguistic, pragmatic and cultural competencies to interact effectively with

March

<p>Sixty-three pictures, nine photographers, seven years of state-sponsored violence and one Regents’ Professor will tell the story of Argentina’s “Dirty War,” which will conclude the spring

<p>ASU is celebrating the life and legacy of civil rights leader Cesar Chavez with a day of service and learning.</p><p>ASU’s School of Letters and Sciences, the City of Phoenix a

ASU’s School of Letters and Sciences is mentoring local youth in a national robotics competition designed to inspire future leaders in science and technology.

<p>ASU’s School of Letters and Sciences is mentoring local youth in a national robotics competition designed to inspire future leaders in science and technology.</p><p>For the thi