Polytechnic Campus News

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
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
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