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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.

Spray-on nanoparticles make ordinary surfaces extraordinary

November 15, 2018 A new technique earns Arizona State University researcher Moore Foundation Innovation Award.

Arizona State University and Amazon Web Services collaborate to introduce the Smart City Cloud Innovation Center

November 15, 2018 Arizona State University announced the ASU Smart City Cloud Innovation Center (CIC) Powered by AWS, an initiative that focuses on building smarter communities in the Phoenix metropolitan area by using AWS Cloud to solve pressing community and regional challenges.

ASU ranks in top 10 in the nation for students studying abroad

November 13, 2018 Consistent with the past four years, ASU improved its university study abroad ranking in the annual Institute of International Education Open Doors 2018 report. ASU jumped from No. 15 to No. 10 in the nation for U.S. colleges and universities with the most student participation in credit-bearing study abroad programs.

ASU is the top public university of choice for international students

November 13, 2018

Arizona State University is ranked as the top public university of choice for international students according to the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. This is the fourth consecutive year that ASU has topped all public universities on the list, which is based on figures from the 2017-18 academic year.

Uber and Arizona State University partnering to create new educational opportunities for drivers and their families

November 1, 2018 Fully-funded tuition coverage creates new model for changing nature of work.