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Groundbreaking ceremony for ASU @ Mesa City Center

January 10, 2020 The City of Mesa and Arizona State University held a groundbreaking ceremony today initiating construction of ASU @ Mesa City Center, a new state-of-the-art academic building that brings ASU to downtown Mesa.

Arizona State University, Desert Financial Credit Union Announce New Partnership

October 14, 2019 Arizona State University today announced a multi-faceted partnership with Desert Financial, a Valley credit union founded in 1939 by 15 teachers. The agreement will result in the re-naming of the University Activities Center, the arena that is currently home to men’s and women’s basketball, wrestling, gymnastics and volleyball, and includes the development of continuing education opportunities for credit union members and employees.

University statement on Superior Court ruling on Omni Hotel and Conference Center Project

July 2, 2019 We welcome the Arizona Superior Court’s ruling in the latest lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents and Arizona State University and applaud the fact that the judge has, with regard to motion number one, rejected all of the Attorney General’s arguments on this matter.

ASU jumps to top 10 in global patent rankings

June 5, 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 the U.S. National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.

Chinese Ministry of Education delegation visits ASU to further collaboration

May 30, 2019 Arizona State University was pleased to host several members of a delegation from the Ministry of Education of China on May 25 to discuss collaborations between ASU and Hainan University.

U.S. Army turns to ASU to find origin of explosives by using pollen

May 16, 2019 Arizona State University officials announced this week that a multimillion dollar, ASU-led research project for the Department of Defense is underway to find methods for using the distinctive genetic signatures of pollen to track the origins of improvised explosive devices and other activities.

Arizona State University radiant with solar cell research awards

March 3, 2019 Arizona State University recently earned six prestigious Department of Energy awards, totaling nearly $5.7 million, ranking it first among university recipients of Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) awards to advance photovoltaic research and development in 2018.

Coming advance in technology will improve computer-to-computer communication; despite the hype, it's not consumer-centric

February 18, 2019 Is 5G going to be so amazing that people will love their phones even more than they do now? And, more importantly, exactly what does 5G mean, and why is everyone so excited about it?

Release some STEAM at ASU Open Door

January 29, 2019

With the new year comes a chance to start over with a clean slate — an opportunity to learn something new, embark on an adventure and explore the unknown. It’s also the time of year that the college students on ASU's campuses get replaced with curious kids ready to explore for a day.

New initiative focuses on building resilience in Maricopa County communities

December 10, 2018

When the recession hit in 2008, it manifested itself in the housing collapse in the Valley that tested the resilience of nearly every community. “Upside down” in their mortgages, neighbors left over night. Houses were abandoned. Communities faced holes in them that took years to fill. The collapse tore at the social fabric of nearly every Maricopa County community.