Polytechnic Campus News

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
April 23, 2020
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of outstanding spring 2020 graduates . Adam Thompson has a long list of interests that, when first starting out at Arizona State... Read more
April 10, 2020
Humans need interaction, but the COVID-19 pandemic is asking people to step away from each other at a crucial time. And that’s contributing to widespread grief, depression and anxiety, according to... Read more
April 7, 2020
A new word will have to be coined to describe Zhihao Chen . Is he a farmer if there’s no farm? Chen, a chemistry instructor at Arizona State University, has created a new system for growing food.... Read more
March 20, 2020
Many of Arizona State University’s students face learning challenges that no one can see. These “invisible” disabilities can include anxiety, autism, processing disorders or diabetes. A new training... Read more
March 19, 2020
It ain’t any easier being green. March 20 marks World Frog Day , an annual observance of the tailless amphibian. It was created in 2009 with the intention to save many different species of frogs from... Read more
March 12, 2020
Millions worldwide will gather on April 22 to celebrate Earth Day’s 50th anniversary with rallies, conferences, outdoor activities and service projects. But how many know Earth Day's origin... Read more
March 12, 2020
Arizona State University’s graduate schools continue to hold high positions in the latest U.S. News and World Report annual rankings. The 2021 analysis includes rankings on fine arts and health... Read more
March 5, 2020
Currently, nearly a third of the food produced in the United States never makes it to the grocery aisle — creating a huge waste problem. Two Arizona State University professors worked on a new... Read more
March 1, 2020
Families in the East Valley were treated to a buffet of scientific diversions on Saturday at the final ASU Open Door event of 2020 at the Polytechnic campus. The schools and centers of the campus in... 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
Last week the United Nations biodiversity chief warned that humans risk living in an “empty world” with “catastrophic” consequences for society if world leaders cannot reach an agreement this year to... 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 21, 2020
The ASU Foundation has been awarded a three-year, $937,000 grant from the Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation in support of 35 scholarships for students who are considered “Dreamers.” These... 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 23, 2019
Arizona State University students maintain at least a half dozen clubs dedicated to some form of cybersecurity. Through these different cyber clubs, students have opportunities to unlock new... 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
December 11, 2019
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . When Nakia Gorden moved to Arizona to attend ASU, he had no car to drive and nowhere to live. “I didn’t know anyone in... Read more
December 6, 2019
A student’s mental health can make or break an academic career. But believing in that student’s capacity to succeed is sometimes all it takes to save a life. For Rob Reyes, an Arizona State... Read more