Polytechnic Campus News

October 20, 2020
While the early bird gets the worm, early voters get the confidence that their voice will be heard. At Arizona State University, students, employees and members of the public have the opportunity to... Read more
October 20, 2020
Arizona State University Professor Elizabeth Castillo has been awarded a 2020 Aspen Institute’s Ideas Worth Teaching award , a global prize for innovation and thought leadership that transforms... Read more
October 14, 2020
Looking to learn more about study abroad at ASU? Well, you’re in luck. Study Abroad Week is coming to a computer near you! With over 300 programs ranging from one week to a year offered in 65... Read more
October 13, 2020
Engineering shapes almost every facet of how humans live, putting pressure on engineers to constantly deliver new and better solutions to social and technological challenges. But what are the... Read more
October 8, 2020
Arizona State University Provost Mark Searle announced Oct. 7 that Duane Roen, vice provost at ASU Polytechnic campus and dean of the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts, has asked to step down... Read more
September 30, 2020
The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture grant funding to examine consumer... Read more
September 28, 2020
Arizona State University senior Jennifer Duenas is wrapping up her last year studying pharmacology, toxicology and neuroscience with an eye on medical school after graduation. Her time as a Sun Devil... Read more
September 24, 2020
Robert E. Page Jr., an emeritus provost of Arizona State University and University of California Davis alumnus and an internationally acclaimed honeybee geneticist, author, researcher and leader in... Read more
September 21, 2020
Arizona State University graduate students interested in addressing inequality through their coursework have the unique opportunity to help design the curriculum for new interdisciplinary labs... Read more
September 11, 2020
On Aug. 30, Desert WAVE members tuned into Zoom to attend the 23rd International RoboSub Competition . The Arizona State University and Si Se Puede Foundation all-female underwater robotics team was... Read more
September 10, 2020
An Arizona State University student spent his summer participating in a contact-tracing program that helped reduce the spread of COVID-10 and likely saved lives. Grant Real Bird, a senior majoring in... Read more
September 9, 2020
Recognizing the need for connection and community support, especially for graduate students from underrepresented populations, the Graduate College is piloting a new group mentoring experience. “... Read more
September 3, 2020
When Peter Fischer came to Arizona State University as a student in the architecture program in 1995, finding his way around campus using an electric wheelchair wasn’t too much of a challenge.... Read more
September 2, 2020
The College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University announces the appointment of nine new research and clinical faculty whose wide-ranging expertise and deep research and clinical experience... Read more
August 28, 2020
The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies is announcing a new initiative to promote the study of racism and racial relations in graduate studies at Arizona State University. The... Read more
August 25, 2020
Arizona State University Professor Jewell Parker Rhodes believes that out of the COVID-19 pandemic, America needs to have a reboot on race, climate change and income equality. She also believes that... Read more
August 17, 2020
Arizona State University’s Disability Resource Center recently announced that it has changed its name to Student Accessibility and Inclusive Learning Services. In alignment with ASU’s Charter to be “... Read more
August 14, 2020
ASURE is looking for students’ innovative solutions for the Arizona National Guard to increase brand awareness and recruit top talent. The Arizona National Guard hopes to tap the knowledge and... Read more
August 13, 2020
The blasts at a Beirut warehouse storing highly explosive ammonium nitrate on Aug. 4 killed at least 220 people, caused 7,000 injuries and left as many as 300,000 people homeless in Lebanon’s capital... Read more
August 12, 2020
Some students dream of living in a different country. Partnership and exchange study abroad programs make those dreams reality, allowing students to spend a semester or even a year fully experiencing... Read more
August 12, 2020
On the surface, studying abroad is a unique, once-in-a-lifetime way for students to enhance their college experience and engage immersively in an international community. But when you dig a little... Read more
August 7, 2020
Aloha. It’s the Hawaiian word for love, affection, peace, compassion and mercy. It’s usually used as a greeting, but to native Hawaiians it has a deeper cultural and spiritual significance. In that... Read more
August 5, 2020
Students often cite studying abroad as the highlight of their academic career and a crucial moment in helping them gain a more nuanced view of the world. Study abroad programs provide an opportunity... Read more
August 4, 2020
It’s unusual times during the COVID-19 pandemic, but Arizona State University has made an extraordinary shift to welcome another class of Sun Devils for fall semester. Thousands of first-year... Read more
August 4, 2020
An ASU Online first-year writing program is transforming English composition students from around the country into activists and helping them drive change in their respective communities. Some of the... Read more
August 3, 2020
Even though it may sound as if studying abroad has no downsides, many students consider their options and, ultimately, count themselves out of studying abroad for one reason alone: the cost. “I mean... Read more
August 3, 2020
For some students, going abroad for a full semester may not be realistic, with balancing a packed course load in the fall and spring semesters, working through the semester and other academic year... Read more
August 3, 2020
Studying abroad may not seem like a feasible option for students trying to juggle graduating on time, extracurricular commitments and working through the semesters to pay for tuition, but that’s why... Read more
July 31, 2020
The start of the fall 2020 semester at Arizona State University will look very different from previous years, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. But the university has shifted all of its support... Read more
July 31, 2020
ASU Research Enterprise (ASURE) has been awarded a contract that could total as much as $42.4 million over the next five years to advance unmanned and robotic technologies and weapons systems. The... Read more
July 29, 2020
Electricity literally brightens our lives, but public understanding of its supply seems dim. Many people vaguely picture a central power plant emitting a hum of current through wires that crisscross... Read more
July 10, 2020
Join the ASU Graduate College for a virtual town hall event for graduate students at 6 p.m. Arizona time, Tuesday, July 28. A distinguished panel of ASU leaders will address questions submitted by... Read more
July 10, 2020
The Peace Corps and Arizona State University have signed a strategic agreement that will help Peace Corps volunteers in the field advance their humanitarian work by using an educational device... Read more
July 9, 2020
Pursuing higher education when you’re raising children can come with significant financial and logistical barriers. But the upcoming expansion of an Arizona State University chatbot hopes to make... Read more
June 19, 2020
Explosive imagery from the George Floyd protests has evoked inevitable comparisons to the civil rights movements of the 1960s. Digital media is bringing images of these incidents of civil unrest into... Read more
June 17, 2020
For new students, the idea of going to an unfamiliar place can be daunting, and this has only been compounded by the pandemic. ASU has long believed in the power of community to address the potential... Read more
June 17, 2020
Arizona State University’s award-winning robotics submarine team, Desert WAVE, is not allowing COVID-19 to discourage their creativity and collaboration. The women’s autonomous underwater vehicle (... Read more
June 16, 2020
Now through June 28, volunteers throughout the metro Phoenix region will be putting on masks and picking up trash as part of a nationwide cleanup event called “Masks On, Litter Gone.” Arizona State... Read more
June 15, 2020
Ashley K. Randall, associate professor of counseling and counseling psychology at Arizona State University, is the new editor of Personal Relationships , one of the flagship journals of the... Read more
June 15, 2020
Aaron Dolgin is a systems engineer for Northrop Grumman in Los Angeles. He started work with the aerospace and defense technology giant after graduating from Arizona State University in 2018 with a... Read more
June 2, 2020
The year 2020 has proven to be one full of heartache, fear and anger. Social injustices that have existed in the U.S. for generations are now being thrown into sharp relief. What can the humanities... Read more
June 1, 2020
Teaching preschool is a full-contact sport. The hugs and sharing and messy hands are all part of a great day’s play and also support the crucial socialization as well as gross and fine motor skill-... Read more
May 29, 2020
Arizona State University Associate Professor of food industry management Carola Grebitus has been elected to the 2021 leadership of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). Grebitus... Read more
May 15, 2020
After the terror attacks of 9/11, air travel took a major hit. People were terrified to fly. Tickets were heavily discounted. Planes flew half-empty. Passenger traffic on U.S. airlines this year is... Read more
May 8, 2020
Undergraduate students in Arizona State University's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering devote a large part of their final year to completing a capstone project, which demonstrates the... Read more
May 4, 2020
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of outstanding spring 2020 graduates . Most everything about Heather Rae Monk’s experience in ASU’s master’s degree program in narrative... Read more
May 4, 2020
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of outstanding spring 2020 graduates . While studying at Arizona State University, Socorro Chaidez Ramos learned she is always up for a... Read more
May 1, 2020
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of outstanding spring 2020 graduates . Arizona State University graduate Robert Nguyen has long had a love of the sciences, particularly... Read more
April 29, 2020
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of outstanding spring 2020 graduates . When Daniel Pasco stepped onto an airliner for his school's eighth grade trip to Washington... Read more
April 27, 2020
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of outstanding spring 2020 graduates . Jessica Antonio’s journey to graduation from Arizona State University is “one for the books,” as... Read more
January 28, 2020
Are you a student who is interested in sustainability and having a solar powered outdoor study and hang-out space on the Arizona State University Tempe campus? If this sparks your interest, you may... Read more
January 24, 2020
One university, multiple locations and a plethora of research projects, but what exactly is happening in the classrooms and labs at Arizona State University? Block your calendar and invite your... Read more
January 7, 2020
The United States Senate convened on Monday for the first time in 2020, but the impeachment process against President Donald Trump appears to be stuck in limbo for now. Even though the House of... Read more
December 18, 2019
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . Jun Sasaki is always on the go, whether he is building off-road vehicles or planning events for charity. Originally... Read more
December 18, 2019
Thomas Jefferson said, “No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.” There’s plenty of delight to be found in the relocated and... Read more
December 12, 2019
A programmer at a prestigious IT company was ducking out of meetings, taking calls that didn’t exist, hiding in the bathroom, and missing responsibilities. Her boss warned her to straighten up, but... Read more
December 11, 2019
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . In 2014, Marshal Meador was working as an electrician but feeling a little unsettled. “Each night I would come home... Read more
December 11, 2019
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . For Arizona State University College of Integrative Sciences and Arts outstanding graduate Jennifer Gutierrez, dreams... Read more