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2012 Annual Pitchfork Awards Ceremony

March 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Education

We are rolling out the maroon carpet for students at Arizona State University!  Join us on April 3, 2012 as we honor the Sun Devil spirit as students take home the coveted Pitchfork statues!  The night will be a celebration of the past year and a reflection on the amazing accomplishments of ASU students, featuring […]

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ASU Received National Recognition for Progress in Solar Energy

March 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Education

It is my pleasure to share with you a short video detailing the tremendous progress being made at Arizona State University, as faculty and students conduct meaningful research with measureable impact to harness the sun’s energy. Just six months ago, ASU surpassed 10 megawatts of total solar energy generating capacity, boosting our leadership in higher education […]

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WP Carey School of Business Creates Video to Kick Off Masters in Management Degree

March 16th, 2012 · No Comments · Education

The School launched a video as part of their campaign to kick off the new Master’s in Management degree. In the video, some of our nation’s brightest young minds discuss what it takes to have an edge in the competitive job market. Their answers are both funny and wise beyond their years: http://bit.ly/wuL5NX. Tweet Share this:

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How to Stand Out in a Cluttered Job Market (Seminar)

March 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Education

Attention all ASU Students: Wednesday morning at 9:30 am MST, Arizona State University’s career expert, Karen Austin, will offer recent graduates insight on how to ‘Gain an Edge’ and stand out in the cluttered job market (among other topics). Instructions on how to participate are below or can be found via this link: http://bit.ly/xXF3eS. Tweet Share […]

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No Increase in In-State Tuition Next Year

February 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Education

Here is a letter from Rick Shangraw to the ASU community about President Crows recent tuition proposal to the Arizona Board of Regents. Dear Friends of ASU, President Crow shared today Arizona State University’s 2012–13 tuition proposal to the Arizona Board of Regents. Please take a few minutes to watch this four-minute video message from President […]

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What are the Necessary Academic Advisor Credentials for College?

July 29th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Education

A little over a week ago one of our authors wrote a wonderful article about college freshmen and gave some quality advice to the same in regards to dealing with and getting the most out of their first year of “school out of high school.” In this article, one of her pieces of advice was, “Don’t take your advisor’s word for it!” I’ve thought of this a great deal, not since she wrote the article, but ever since I’ve become a student at ASU and had to go through countless academic advising sessions with these so called “advisors.” In my mind, the only advisement I’ve generated from these meetings is my own advisment not to be advised by these people…Read More

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Freshmen Five: What your advisor didn’t tell you.

July 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Education

There’s a lot to keep track of as a freshmen at ASU. Coming straight out of high school and into a whole new world of dorm life, registering for classes, using your own free will to choose whether or not to even go to class, dealing with late nights and long lectures, and, of course, going crazy over college sports, it sometimes can be just a little overwhelming. Thankfully, one of our senior writers, a recent ASU graduate, is offering her top five bits of advice for incoming freshmen… Read more

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Learning Calculus – A method with reason

July 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Education

It’s done! It’s over, but yet the real challenge begins. As a recent graduate from a class in 2008 it’s time to prepare for the real world. Knowing that I will be attending a fall semester at ASU studying Material Science has began to renew my excitement in going back to school and learning, or so it seemed. As registration began I Found out that I had to take a Calculus placement test and score 60% or higher to pass. Having to take such a test brought back memories of recent highschool calculus classes… Read more

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