West Campus News

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
May 17, 2021
The U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board have announced that Tess M.S. Neal , assistant professor of psychology in Arizona State University's New College of... 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
On a recent Friday afternoon in Glendale, Arizona, the quiet stillness that has defined many a college campus this past year was suddenly and joyously pierced by the peal of the Bool Bell,... 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
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
April 28, 2021
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . You could say Andrew Noblesse had a buggy time at Arizona State University. Insects figured... Read more
April 26, 2021
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2021 graduates . The advice to make lemonade when life gives you lemons certainly applies to how Arizona State... Read more
April 5, 2021
To cap off its first year as a hub for human rights scholars at Arizona State University, the Global Human Rights Hub will host a virtual global conference, "Human Rights on the Edge: The Future... 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 31, 2021
Is there anything more experimental than a seed? Planting something in the ground and seeing what grows there? The practice of experimentation with a focus on native plants is helping to grow the... 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 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 4, 2021
Inventing critical devices that monitor health, unraveling the secrets of potentially game-changing proteins, building connections with clinical partners and nurturing the future STEM workforce —... 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
February 22, 2021
Few individuals can honestly say they’ve made a positive difference in the lives of thousands of people, but an Arizona State University and ASU Thunderbird School of Global Management alumna quietly... Read more
February 18, 2021
The Lorraine W. Frank Office of National Scholarships Advisement (ONSA) at Arizona State University is coordinating a series of events in March to promote discussions about diversity and inclusion in... Read more
January 29, 2021
For most teens, the break between semesters is a relaxed time of unstructured adventure. Driving around with friends. Meeting at the mall. Lounging by the pool. While these past months were uncommon... Read more
January 26, 2021
Six online master’s degrees in education offered by Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College are among the top five in the nation in their specialty areas, according to the U.S.... 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 16, 2020
Thousands of jobs in cybersecurity are going unfilled and Arizona State University has ramped up an initiative to draw young people to work in this critical field. ASU’s Cybersecurity Education... Read more
December 8, 2020
When he was in middle school, Alexander Sojourney’s parents would take him to community meetings, where he saw elected officials listen to people’s complaints. “They would talk about busted water... Read more
December 1, 2020
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2020 graduates . When first-generation college student Sofia Vine started out at Arizona State University in 2017, she... 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 15, 2020
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2020 graduates . Like millions of other Americans, 2020 was a stressful year for Mary Mathis Burnett. The Arizona State... Read more
November 9, 2020
Although she’s just 15 years old, Arizona native Carly Cairns chose to spend her first few months after graduating high school studying ancient Greek and Latin at Arizona State University. She’s... Read more
October 20, 2020
Editor’s note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now’s year in review. Read more top stories from 2020. While the early bird gets the worm, early voters get the confidence that their voice will... 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 14, 2020
This month, ASU faculty, alumni and Valley leaders are being recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Hispanic and Latino community in Arizona. “The 2020 Hispanic and Latinx Heritage... Read more
October 13, 2020
They’re future diplomats, entrepreneurs and community advocates. But they’re also effecting change in the present day. Currently 110 Sun Devils make up the cohort of Latino Partnership Scholars, a... Read more
October 9, 2020
Arizona State University Professor Geoffrey D. Borman has great empathy for middle schoolers. He knows how painful the transition can be when elementary students have to make the jump to junior high... 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 23, 2020
Communities now are often presented as divisive groupings that pit one set of interests against another. But in a time when individuals self-report increasing loneliness and anxiety, community can... Read more
September 11, 2020
Vincent Waldron , professor of communication studies and Lincoln Professor of Applied Ethics at Arizona State University, recently received the 2020 Robert J. Kibler Memorial Award from the National... 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 4, 2020
When your field involves scholars originally trained in one of nine major disciplines, how do you promote interdisciplinary research around pressing social problems? To tackle this question, the... 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 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 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 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 6, 2020
Arizona State University Professor James Sulikowski has been studying sharks around the world for more than 25 years and is a frequent contributor to the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week series. So... 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
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