Polytechnic Campus News

June 10, 2021
Global technology leader Siemens is one of the driving forces behind engineering workforce development in the Phoenix area. The company’s support of Arizona State University’s eProjects program is... Read more
June 9, 2021
For the eighth consecutive year, the Phoenix Business Journal has ranked the ASU Alumni Association as the No. 1 largest Phoenix-area networking association. The ASU Alumni Association supports 544,... Read more
June 7, 2021
ASU Polytechnic campus has rolled out the welcome mat for several distinguished — and feathered — guests: four burrowing owls. Their arrival in towel-covered cardboard pet-carriers mid-morning on May... Read more
June 1, 2021
The architecture profession in the U.S. is overwhelmingly white, with only 1 out of 5 new architects identifying as an ethnic or racial minority, according to the National Council of Architectural... Read more
May 21, 2021
Generation Z have been told throughout their high school and collegiate careers that their technology use would distract them in the workplace. However, when they got there, they discovered all their... Read more
May 18, 2021
Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus approaches its 25th birthday this fall, celebrating a quarter of a century of making, doing, cooperating and creating. Sometimes called the maker campus... Read more
May 11, 2021
Arizona! The sunsets. The saguaros. The snakes. All of them are part of life in the sunny Southwest, but keeping cool when the latter is holed up in a golf bag, air compressor or swimming pool pump... Read more
May 10, 2021
Arizona State University’s Economic Development team is celebrating Economic Development Week at a most unusual time. While the event is recognized nationwide May 9–15, many cities across the country... Read more
May 6, 2021
Down at Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus on May 3, more than 30 grads from the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts attended an in-person get-together in the breezeway of Santa... Read more
May 6, 2021
Pet adoptions soared during the pandemic. Many shelters ran out of animals. There were 26,000 more pet adoptions nationwide in 2020 than the year before, according to Shelter Animals Count , a group... Read more
May 3, 2021
Maria Perez Martinez and Shanae Germick are two students who transferred to Arizona State University and took advantage of leadership positions, each finding success during their time at the... Read more
May 3, 2021
Arizona State University’s spring 2021 graduates were congratulated for not only persevering through the difficulties of a pandemic, but also for helping to make the university a better place despite... Read more
May 3, 2021
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . Student veteran Conner Acri credits the U.S. Coast Guard with instilling in him the drive to tackle... Read more
April 30, 2021
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . “If you want something done, ask a busy person.” That advice, attributed to Benjamin Franklin,... Read more
April 26, 2021
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . Nathan Reed, of Gilbert, Arizona, is graduating from Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus... Read more
April 23, 2021
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . During Ashley Fuller’s time as a graphic information technology student at The Polytechnic School ,... Read more
April 23, 2021
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . Kendall Dawson, the 2021 Outstanding Graduate Student in ASU’s College of Integrative Sciences and... Read more
April 23, 2021
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . With a lifelong passion for aviation and a zest for opportunity, Spencer Pomerantz chose Arizona... Read more
April 22, 2021
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . Sanjana Ponnada, the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts’ Outstanding Undergraduate for 2020-... Read more
April 19, 2021
No offense to her fellow classmates, but recent ASU grad Jessie Erbe didn’t like the sound of “Class of 2021.” To her ear, graduating in an even-numbered year landed better. “Besides, I’m the kind of... Read more
April 16, 2021
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . Hannah Cherry grew up in an idyllic small town of about 4,000 people in eastern Washington called... Read more
April 9, 2021
An advanced technology lab has moved its headquarters to the Innovation Zone at Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus in Mesa. MECHnano, a manufacturer of advanced chemistry and materials... Read more
April 6, 2021
Volunteers from the Phoenix Peace Corps Association and the Arizona State University community came together April 3 to build dozens of portable, digital SolarSPELL libraries. The small devices are... Read more
April 5, 2021
Compared to traditional engineering disciplines such as electrical, mechanical, chemical and computer, the field of engineering education has a low profile. “I certainly wasn’t aware of it as a... Read more
April 1, 2021
When Joanna Grabski took over as director of the School of Art at Arizona State University, she increased enrollment 20%, rebranded the school as a globally oriented school for the 21st century,... Read more
March 30, 2021
Erika Araiza has a passion for helping others, especially those within her community. For a little over a year, Araiza has been helping out with the American Dream Academy , an Arizona State... Read more
March 26, 2021
More than 81,000 people died of drug overdoses in the United States in the 12 months ending in May 2020. It was the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in a 12-month period, according to... Read more
March 24, 2021
Among the six Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University, The Polytechnic School is known for its hands-on curriculum and strong network with the local industry. These strengths... Read more
March 22, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Arizona State University an $8 million grant to lead an innovative workforce development partnership to help train workers for high-paying, high-demand jobs... Read more
March 12, 2021
According to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control, more than 5 million adults in the U.S. live with the developmental disability known as autism spectrum disorder. And although 44% of... Read more
February 26, 2021
As COVID-19 continues to make visiting college campuses a challenge for prospective students and families, ASU is stepping up and taking an innovative approach to allow students to tour ASU, all from... Read more
January 26, 2021
Traditional robots are adept at specialized tasks in structured environments. For example, industrial robotic arms skillfully install windshields during vehicle assembly at an automobile factory. But... Read more
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
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