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ABC 15 | November 26, 2022

More current and former service members are dying by suicide than in battle, according to the Department of Defense.

Now, a professor and clinical psychologist at Arizona State is working with other experts to help the government understand what's happening.

InBusinessPHX | November 09, 2022

A new center based in Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Science and Urban Planning has received $25 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) over five years to develop new understandings of the interacting stresses of extreme heat, atmospheric pollutants, and limited water supply on vulnerable communities across Arizona.

The Business Journals | November 01, 2022

Arizona State University has launched a quantum technology research collaborative designed to unite research efforts and to help prepare a trained workforce in the industry. 

Funded by the Arizona Board of Regents through an addition to the state’s Technology Research Initiative Fund, the Quantum Collaborative is a globally oriented initiative to help the state of Arizona compete and forge partnerships to advance this emerging field of physics and engineering. 

Campus Technology | October 26, 2022

A Spring 2022 study following two VR biology labs at Arizona State University showed elevated student performance and engagement in several areas, compared to results in labs without the VR component.

Two years ago, ASU partnered with Dreamscape Immersive, founded by former Dreamworks Motion Picture head Walter Parkes, for a collaborative venture called Dreamscape Learn (DSL), devoted to merging "the most advanced experiential pedagogy with the entertainment industry's best cinematic storytelling to deliver unique virtual reality and 2D labs and full course experiences which are provably efficacious, readily scalable and emotionally engaging," according to the initiative's mission statement.

KJZZ | October 17, 2022

ASU has received a new $1.2 million grant over five years to support underrepresented minority students who have undergraduate degrees in computer science, mathematics or statistics.The National Institutes of Health will provide the grant to underrepresented minority students wanting training in genomics and bioinformatics. The Training in Genomics Research (TiGeR) program at the university’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences is aimed at students studying STEM-related courses.