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ASU Police Awarded $70,812 from Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety

October 23, 2020 The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety has awarded the Arizona State University Police Department $70,812 in grant money to help reduce traffic-related issues in and around ASU’s four university campuses.

ASU Police Going Green with Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Grant

October 16, 2020 The Arizona State University Police Department has received $46,871.08 in grant money from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for the purchase of two Zero DSR electric motorcycles.

Arizona State University researchers awarded $4.7M by NIH to expand COVID-19 testing in underserved Arizona communities

October 1, 2020 In Arizona, as in other parts of the country, data shows that COVID-19 has disproportionately affected the American Indian, African American and Latinx communities, as well as other vulnerable populations.

ASU researchers receive $6M state contract to develop rapid, 20-minute COVID-19 saliva test

September 24, 2020 As the world manages through the coronavirus pandemic, Arizona State University continues its work to discover and develop easier and more widespread COVID-19 testing to assist in managing the virus.

Standing up to anti-Semitism

September 4, 2020 Arizona State University has a long history of opposing anti-Semitic rhetoric and acts of intimidation whether they occur on our campuses, or in the community. The university has been very clear about this position, as President Michael Crow has shared repeatedly.

Arizona State University statement regarding Instagram lawsuit

August 21, 2020 In July, ASU became aware of an Instagram account repeatedly promoting COVID-19 parties for when students returned for the fall semester. The account urged followers to avoid social distancing and face coverings, and included ASU trademarks and school colors while promoting behaviors such as COVID parties that create a risk to public health.

Peace Corps, Arizona State University partner to provide digital libraries across the globe

July 10, 2020 The Peace Corps and Arizona State University today announced a new strategic partnership agreement that will advance their shared interest in meeting the needs of learners in remote, offline communities globally by leveraging ASU’s innovative technology, SolarSPELL, a tool to build information literacy and to advance high-quality education.

New ASU program with top Mexican universities provides students more affordable options to finish degree

May 19, 2020 Spanish-speaking students in Arizona and across the United States will now have access to more affordable options to complete their degree through a new credit transfer partnership between ASU and four of Mexico’s top universities.

New report highlights the dramatic impact of COVID-19 on Arizona nonprofits

May 5, 2020 ASU’s Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation surveyed more than 400 Arizona nonprofit organizations to show the disruption caused by the pandemic. The results are grim and show the challenges to serve their communities

ASU Launches Comprehensive Summer School 2020 Program for Learners at all Levels

April 27, 2020 What does Summer School look like for students in 2020? In a period of economic uncertainty with shifting job markets and employment opportunities that are evaporating in some places and springing to life in others, higher education remains one of the best investments people can make.

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