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New ASU center to research future of transportation

Transportation corridor in the east valley, the Superstition Freeway, U.S. Route 60 viewed from above looking west from Mesa towards Tempe and Phoenix. (Copyright: hideftrphoto / 123RF Stock Photo)

Arizona State University has been named the lead institution for a new U.S. Department of Transportation Tier 1 University Transportation Center that plans to focus on improving regional travel demand forecasting. ASU will have a new research center that will work with the U.S. Department of Transportation on improving regional and local transportation systems. Through… Read More →

App designed by ASU students hopes to diagnose epilepsy quickly, efficiently

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Millions of adults and thousands of children have been diagnosed with epilepsy, according to a 2013 report from the Centers for Disease Control. Despite these high numbers, the brain disorder can be difficult to diagnose, and it is estimated that 40 percent of those with epilepsy have not been properly diagnosed. Enter Robert Yao and Neel Mehta,… Read More →

Building better learning environments for higher education

ASU: The Student Pavilion will be the first net zero building on any of the ASU campuses, and will only operate on the energy produced on-site.

The design and construction of projects at universities play a critical role in improving learning and teaching environments. Arizona universities are raising the bar for higher education environments with more creative architectural designs and collaborative areas that incorporate new technologies and sustainability features. Newer projects show an increased emphasis on interactivity and creating collaborative environments… Read More →

ULI Arizona earns top National District Council Impact Award

ULI Arizona
by in AZRE Magazine

Urban Land Institute (ULI) has awarded ULI Arizona the top national ULI District Council Impact Award for the Council’s groundbreaking work since 2004 addressing the residential needs and options for adults with autism, through partnership with the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC), First Place AZ and Arizona State University (ASU), and culminating in the upcoming groundbreaking for First Place-Phoenix. In… Read More →

Coyotes arena location picked for Tempe

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by in AZRE Magazine | Site Selection

Catellus Development Corporation, master developer for the Arizona State University Athletic Facilities District, has entered into an exclusive negotiating agreement with the Arizona Coyotes holding company, IceArizona Holdings, to produce a development plan for approximately 58-acres in the district that would include a new arena and commercial development project. The proposed development location is on… Read More →

ASU students feel the pain from bike collisions on campus

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There’s no way of telling exactly how many bike, skateboard and scooter accidents students are getting into on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. With having so many students attend on-campus classes, crashes are bound to happen. “I see at least one bike or skateboard accident everyday,” said Connor Ray, an ASU student DART Driver for… Read More →

Sun Studios of Arizona will host ASU film courses

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Sun Studios of Arizona is about to become home to some of Arizona State University’s School of Film, Dance and Theatre’s Film and Media Production curriculum (FMP). The Tempe production facility has reached an agreement with the university to host the BA in Film classes, as well as to provide access to ASU students for production of their own film projects as part… Read More →

Is Phoenix’s Urban Heat Island becoming a hazard?

Downtown Phoenix
by in AZ Business Magazine | Green

Phoenix’s continuous temperature rise over the past several years has become a major environmental issue for the greater metropolitan area. When pavement and cement structures are in high temperature areas they absorb and maintain heat, which becomes known as an urban heat island (UHI). It is a man-made problem and can impact the overall climate… Read More →

Valley of the Sun United Way names ‘Live United Top 20’

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It just doesn’t happen without them. And it’s time they got the recognition they deserve. Valley of the Sun United Way relies heavily on the generous support of organizations in our community to help it fulfill its mission of improving the lives of children and families in need. Valley of the Sun United Way announced this year’s members of the Live… Read More →

ASU breaks ground on $120M Biodesign C Research Building

(Rendering courtesy of McCarthy Buildings Companies)

McCarthy Building Companies recently broke ground on the new $120 million Biodesign C Research Building, the third building in ASU’s Biodesign Institute complex at Arizona State University. The new research facility will include five stories plus a basement and will be located on ASU’s main campus in Tempe, Ariz., adjacent to the ASU Biodesign B building.… Read More →

New co-working space opening at SkySong

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A new co-working space will be unveiled on October 19 at SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center — and will feature some incredible pieces of old-time Americana. The space is located on the ground floor in SkySong 1, and is named 1951@SkySong for the year Scottsdale was incorporated. The space is a next step in… Read More →

Experts: Quest for convenience may weaken cybersecurity

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Yahoo! recently announced that in 2014 more than 500 million of its user accounts were stolen, but Yahoo! didn’t catch this cybersecurity breach until 2016, two years after the information was taken. In 2015 Ashley Madison, a popular dating website, was hacked and the identity of many of its users were released to the public.… Read More →

Spoon University helps bring meal hacks to ASU students

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Smart, quick, easy, cheap. It’s rare to find a meal that fits all four categories—especially for college students that are always on-the-go. An emerging student organization is making meal hacks more accessible for Arizona State University students who want to try their favorite recipes. “The best way to change something is to become a part… Read More →

NASA grant will help ASU students build a miniature satellite

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Community members packed into an auditorium Friday night to hear members of ASU’s Sun Devil Satellite Laboratory team speak about urban heat islands and how a $200,000 grant from NASA’s Space Grant Undergraduate Student Instrument Program will allow the team to build a miniature satellite. A discussion was held consisting of project manager Sarah Rogers, lead… Read More →