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2014-10-09 16:20:22

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clint Williamson, who most recently served as a special prosecutor for the European Union, will be a Professor of Practice at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Williamson, an international law expert, will also serve as Senior Director for Law and National Security at the McCain Institute for International Leadership at ASU. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136299 "I am delighted to be joining...

2014-10-06 16:24:43

Battier Will Welcome 103 Students Signing on for School Success with Take Stock in Children MIAMI, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Take Stock in Children (TSIC), a scholarship and mentoring program will host a Contract Signing Celebration on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 for its newest Miami class of 103 low-income, at-risk students. These scholars will be guaranteed a college scholarship if they remain drug and crime free, maintain a 2.5 GPA and stay in school. Once in the TSIC...

2014-09-26 16:25:32

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kathlene "Kate" Rosier is returning as the executive director of the Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136299 Rosier, who left the College of Law in 2011 to become the assistant general counsel for the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, served as the Indian Legal Program's director for 11 years. "I feel like I'm being reunited with family,"...

2014-09-09 23:09:06

Newly launched Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative will provide support and resources specifically designed for female entrepreneurs (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Arizona State University has received a grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to launch a new initiative to support and advance women-led businesses. The $50,000 grant, awarded as part of the SBA’s inaugural Growth Accelerator Fund competition, will fund the ASU Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative. The new...

2014-08-28 23:01:38

For the fourth consecutive year, an ASU student is a finalist in Entrepreneur magazine’s annual competition. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Arizona State University graduate student Anthony Gonzales, co-founder of Force Impact Technologies, has been named one of five finalists in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2014 College Entrepreneur of the Year competition. This is the fourth consecutive year that an ASU student has been a finalist in the competition. Jared Schoepf, co-founder of...

2014-08-27 23:12:48

Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the Maricopa Community Colleges, has been re-elected as Chair of the U.S. Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance (ACSFA). U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan first appointed Dr. Harper-Marinick to the committee in 2012. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the Maricopa Community Colleges, has been re-elected as Chair of the U.S. Advisory...

2014-08-26 23:17:17

ASU launches mobile app to increase safety-related communication across its campuses. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Arizona State University (ASU) joins schools in 16 other states to launch the LiveSafe mobile application. First in the state of Arizona, ASU is the latest university to choose the system as its primary method to foster safety-related, two-way communication between students, faculty, and campus safety officials. LiveSafe is built with the latest in smartphone...

2014-08-14 12:22:55

TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generous donations from family and friends, totaling nearly $700,000 so far, have led to the creation of the Joseph Feller Memorial Professorship in Environmental Law & Sustainability at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136299 Beloved by faculty, staff, and students, Feller devoted his life, passion, and soaring intellect to preserving the lands of his...

2014-07-31 20:23:02

Arizona Board of Regents Asked to Help Find New Location for Study PHOENIX, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A petition launched on Change.org by an Arizona veteran has gathered over 100,000 signatures in support of Dr. Sue Sisley's efforts to initiate medical marijuana research in Arizona. Launched on July 10, the petition reached 100,000 signatures in just 21 days. The public outcry against Dr. Sisley's dismissal from the University of Arizona has reached a national...

2014-07-17 23:06:03

ASU spinout promises global market impact. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 A business startup formed to commercialize technology developed by an Arizona State University engineer and his students has won an Arizona Innovation Challenge award from the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), the state’s leading economic development agency. Recipients of the award “represent innovative Arizona entrepreneurs who are creating technological solutions with the potential for global impact,”...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.