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How huge will it be? How inauguration crowd sizes are estimated

NBC News | January 19, 2017

Steve Doig, a professor of journalism at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, who has experience providing independent crowd estimates, said there's a reason why we'll likely hear some wildly varied crowd estimates on Friday. 

Friends 'key to fewer school dropouts'

BBC | January 18, 2017

Positive parental and friendship group influences are key to cutting drop-out rates, according to Arizona State University research.

The researchers interviewed vulnerable students at a Chicago high school. 

Priorities can pay off for us all with your support

Phoenix Business Journal | January 18, 2017

Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow immediately applauded the recommendation, saying the plan will further accelerate ASU’s research competitiveness, create new jobs, help speed new innovations to the marketplace, and position Arizona’s economy as one based on knowledge and discovery.

How universities are helping fill the smart cities talent gap

Tech Republic | January 18, 2017

At Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., the School of Sustainability, which opened in 2006, has undergraduate and graduate programs as well as short courses on sustainability issues. There are speciality areas a student can focus on such as technology and society, or policy and administration. 

STEM vs. STEAM: Educators urge adding the arts to classrooms

KJZZ | January 18, 2017

This is something Punya Mishra looks at. Mishra is the associate dean for Scholarship and Innovation at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers’ College at ASU. 

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