Polytechnic Campus News

January 19, 2021
Being a graduate student at Arizona State University is demanding enough for most, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made it even more challenging. Recently, the Graduate College identified a particular... Read more
January 14, 2021
Bert Hölldobler (Hoelldobler), University Professor of Life Sciences, Regents and Foundation Professor with Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences, has been appointed as the... Read more
January 11, 2021
ASU Legacy Scholar and 2017 alumna Nicole Evans says Arizona State University felt like home the moment she walked on campus in 2010 for the first time. “I was only a freshman in high school that... Read more
January 7, 2021
For the second time in 2020, ASU's College of Health Solutions honored graduates with online commencement and convocation ceremonies. While the COVID-19 pandemic deprived the college yet again... Read more
December 18, 2020
It was during her first year at Arizona State University that global studies and justice studies double major Evanna Rouhani attended a workshop through Sun Devil Civility that changed her... Read more
December 15, 2020
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2020 graduates . Natalie Alexander of Queen Creek, Arizona, was younger than usual when she began attending ASU, having... Read more
December 15, 2020
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2020 graduates . If you lead a virtual team, are a constituent of a virtual leader, or if you are experiencing the world... Read more
December 14, 2020
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2020 graduates . Two things stand out in Cuitlahuac “Cuity” Aguilar’s undergraduate experience at Arizona State... Read more
November 24, 2020
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2020 graduates . Katie Vosler grew up a Navy brat. Her father served as a naval aviator. She always wanted to follow in... Read more
November 20, 2020
They are the best and brightest and have brought honor and distinguishment to their disciplines. They’re considered the top researchers that Arizona State University has to offer, and they’re getting... Read more
November 19, 2020
We all have our biases. But few of us consider how biases can inadvertently shape the design and execution of research. For example, testing mobile device ergonomics among mainly male participants... Read more
November 12, 2020
Arizona State University is celebrating the official grand opening of Lantana Hall — the university’s newest residence hall, which opened in fall 2020 on the Polytechnic campus. The four-story, state... Read more
November 6, 2020
Among ways being explored to combine biology and engineering to remedy a range of growing global environmental problems, algae-based solutions look especially promising. The encouraging viewpoint... Read more
November 6, 2020
Every year, Arizona State University invites families of K–12 students from schools all over the state to participate in Future Sun Devil Family Day . These events provide workshops and informational... Read more
October 30, 2020
Despite more than half the world’s population being online, the rules that govern the internet are still largely the Wild West. “There are very few American laws about how to organize and maintain... Read more
October 29, 2020
While some holiday traditions may be in jeopardy this year because of the pandemic, one small group of students at Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus will celebrate an important Hispanic... Read more
October 27, 2020
Oct. 26–29 is Virtual Study Abroad Week at Arizona State University, and instructor Emel Topal has been thinking a lot these days about international and U.S. students whose plans to study out-of-... Read more
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
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 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 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