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Sparky’s Welcome Team needs YOU!

Ahhh, it won’t be long before the leaves of fall begin turning (huh?), there’s a bit o’ frost on the pumpkin (impossible), and the frontyard needs raking (maybe).  With all this comes the beginning of a new semester at ASU and the West campus.  Which means Sparky’s Welcome Team needs YOU! Fall Welcome programming runs […]

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Christopher Zambakari, a graduate of the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences in 2006 (B.S., psychology), hasn’t slowed since leaving ASU’s West campus, diploma in hand.  He has earned his MBA in international finance from the University of Buckingham in the UK and is now pursuing a doctoral degree in law and policy at […]

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ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, based at the West campus and found on all four university plots, is home to six students who recently earned prestigious Fulbright awards to study and teach abroad next year.  The six represent nearly one-third of ASU’s impressive take of 19 such winners. “Education majors in general have a […]

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So, the thermometer’s climb to the dizzying heights of 110 and even 115 degrees got you feeling a little “dewey”?  Looking for a place out of the sun, a place that defines cool and comfortable?  You want cool and a good book, a nice frap and a place to sit back and chill? It’s not […]

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If you missed yesterday’s Arizona Republic, you also missed an up-close-and-personal look at Bob Stump Endowed Professor of History Eduardo Pagán, who is a co-host on the popular PBS show, “History Detectives.” To check it out, click here.  And, for a look at ASUNews coverage of Dr. Pagán, click here (a piece about his original […]

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Earn credits, get involved, make a difference — three great opportunities that can become reality for ASU students, freshman through graduate, in any major or program. It’s what ASU’s University Service Learning is all about.  In a nutshell, Service Learning is an in structional method that utilizes community service as a resource for learning – […]

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What do you get when you bring more than 200 Latino/Latina high school students to the West campus, provide them with wonderful learning opportunities, networking platforms, scholarly advice, performances by prominent artists, and a unique summer experience?  You get the 2010 AGUILA Summer Leadership Symposium, presented by the year-round AGUILA Youth Leadership Institute. For the […]

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Recently, we posted a by-the-numbers look at two solar installations taking place at the West campus.  It looked something like this:  … 2 systems – parking canopies in West lots 1, 2 and 3; ground mounted on the west side of campus between North 51st and North 49th Avenues;  … 1,976.4 – number of kilowatts […]

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The West campus welcome mat is out once again.  The campus is hosting a three-day ASU Summer Enrichment Program for high achieving metro Phoenix-area high schoolers, an academic boot camp that consists of an educational enrichment experience and a unique summer learning-community experience.  The program, which filled early, includes psychology and English lectures and subsequent […]

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In this information age, ASU librarians are helping students develop the skills they need to thrive in a university environment. That means not only knowing how to find information, but having the ability to interpret, analyze and critically evaluate ideas. Two grant-funded projects through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) are bringing Valley high […]

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