West Campus News

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 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
February 19, 2020
In thousands of cases each year in courtrooms across the U.S. and beyond, a person’s fate could hang upon the results of any one of at least 350 different psychological tests that judges routinely... Read more
February 2, 2020
Knowledge seekers had quite a treat on Saturday as Arizona State University's West campus showed off its labs and learning spaces at the first of four free ASU open houses this month. The West... Read more
January 28, 2020
Juan Carrillo and Jason Méndez came from opposite sides of the country, taught at rival colleges, cheered for clashing NBA teams and even listened to different hip-hop. They were the epitome of East... 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 23, 2020
Students, teachers and members of the community witnessed history come alive as they gathered to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy at the 29th annual March on West on Jan. 22. The March on... 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 9, 2020
For most students, graduation is the mark of a final chapter in their collegiate experience. It’s a time to appreciate the journey, say thank you and farewell to supportive faculty, staff and... 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 6, 2019
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . Erika Martinez enjoys several things about teaching – sparking the imagination, passing on her knowledge to others and... Read more
December 3, 2019
This Dec. 16, thousands of students will cross the commencement stage in advance of heading out to solve problems, be creative, make discoveries and help their communities. ASU now is looking at some... Read more
November 22, 2019
Arizona State University continues its ascent in the national research rankings, rising to No. 7 in total research expenditures for universities without a medical school, according to the latest... Read more
November 20, 2019
Eighth grade student Debbie from Country Meadows Elementary School in Peoria dreams of becoming a computer programmer someday. But until this week, she had never met a woman in that role. “It taught... Read more
November 14, 2019
Editor’s Note: This Q&A is part of a series of articles focusing on military veterans who are part of ASU’s faculty. Over 460 veterans work at ASU, including 151 in the faculty and 312 who... Read more
November 5, 2019
ASU students Valielza O’Keefe and Joshua Pardhe with the Regents' Cup after their win Saturday. Update: Arizona State University undergraduates Valielza O’Keefe, a physics major, and Joshua... Read more
November 1, 2019
Air Force Master Sgt. Duane Gregory can go into the wilderness with little more than a knife and a map and come out just fine weeks later. Now, as he transitions back into civilian life, he’s earning... Read more
October 30, 2019
Arizona State University has a long history of supporting those in uniform, but the stance became university tradition in 2011 after the first Salute to Service was held to celebrate active duty... Read more
October 17, 2019
While making her way around the city on a recent afternoon, Arizona State University Professor Patricia Friedrich noticed something about the crosswalks. “It was incredibly hard getting to the other... Read more
October 1, 2019
Even though Arizona State University is situated in the Sonoran Desert, it happens to be one of the “greenest” places on Earth. The university is a model of sustainability with 54 LEED certified... Read more
September 13, 2019
Few would recall a sick day at home with the flu as a life-changing moment. But for public radio producer Dan Gediman, it was bedridden boredom that launched a journey in the early 2000s that... Read more
September 13, 2019
As the fall semester clicks along, some Arizona State University students are reflecting on everything it took to get to college and what it will take to make it to graduation day. Chacoby Catarino... Read more
September 11, 2019
While most students escape the summer heat to enjoy a much-deserved break, Arizona State University makes a host of needed enhancements to its campuses between May and August. By aligning the many... Read more
September 10, 2019
Dr. Joseph Furst, a Mayo Clinic physician, annually spends two weeks in the summer providing medical care to at-risk communities in other countries. In 2017, ASU students were invited to participate... Read more
September 9, 2019
Local authorities are asking Phoenix metro area residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites and get rid of standing water where the insects can breed due to a sharp increase in West Nile... Read more
September 6, 2019
This summer, when James Sulikowski announced on Twitter that he was moving his Shark and Fish Conservation Lab from the University of New England to Arizona State University’s New College of... Read more
September 5, 2019
Each year more than 50,000 cybersecurity professionals from around the globe come together to attend the world’s preeminent cybersecurity gathering, RSA Conference . During the weeklong event,... Read more
September 4, 2019
The average cost of a single data breach is nearly $3.9 million. Globally, the cost of cybercrime is expected to top $2 trillion this year, according to Juniper Research. Yet across the U.S.,... Read more
August 23, 2019
Arizona State University’s Project Humanities has developed a reputation for its provocative and engaging programming. This year is no exception. In the past eight years, Project Humanities has... Read more
August 21, 2019
Twins Anton and Sean Sachs are both curious about what makes people tick — Anton from a biological standpoint and Sean psychologically. This fall, they will embark on similar but separate journeys to... Read more
August 20, 2019
Nothing gives Arizona State University freshman Larissa Lopez greater satisfaction than giving back to society. That’s why the 18-year-old wants to teach elementary school students when she graduates... Read more
August 18, 2019
With move-in day, Arizona State University fills with laughter and excitement as new students flood ASU's campuses, unloading belongings, meeting new roommates and laying out fresh, new... Read more
August 14, 2019
Anyone in the metro Phoenix area can fish in urban lakes and ponds and eat the fish they catch. The only thing required is a Class U (Urban) fishing license, which is $16 for the year. This makes... Read more
August 14, 2019
Third-plus generation students — those born in the U.S. to U.S.-born parents — attend better-resourced schools compared to first- and second-generation students from immigrant families. But analysis... Read more
August 6, 2019
Earlier this summer, almost 100 cars ended up stuck in a muddy Colorado field. An accident in Denver led Google Maps to suggest an alternate route to the airport. “I took the exit and drove where... Read more
July 26, 2019
Black widow spiders have been daily companions for Marissa Heeb this summer on Arizona State University’s West campus. “It's been weirdly cool even though they're kind of creepy, but it... Read more
July 26, 2019
Eduardo Hinojosa has a passion for the field of artificial intelligence. But the 16-year-old was at a dead end trying to pursue his digital passion in his hometown of Redwood City, California. “My... Read more
June 4, 2019
Arizona State University has moved into the top 10 of all universities worldwide for U.S. patents awarded in 2018. The university jumped to 10th place from 17th in 2017, according to a new report by... Read more
May 22, 2019
For the third year, select Arizona State University faculty will spend their summer advancing research and understanding on a significant health challenge, in partnership with Mayo Clinic. Through... Read more
May 20, 2019
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement . Sonia Lopez, who graduated with a biological sciences degree from ASU this month, has always been inspired to follow... Read more
May 10, 2019
On May 6, thousands of ASU students will move their tassels to the left side of their mortarboards and head into the next phase of their journey. Before they do, ASU Now is taking a look at some of... Read more
May 7, 2019
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement . Noel von Mizener has always been passionate about sharing her love for education with others. Majoring in supply... Read more
May 6, 2019
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement . Erika Flores is the oldest of four children, born into a close-knit Mexican American family. While they did not... Read more
May 2, 2019
Last month, more than 50,000 cybersecurity professionals from around the globe converged on San Francisco to attend the world’s preeminent cybersecurity gathering, the RSA Conference . Among the... Read more