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The Arizona Republic | May 05, 2016

Arizona State University's proposed downtown Mesa satellite campus could include a mix of arts, education, entrepreneurship and tech programs, as well as a preparatory academy and student housing, according to a project update released Thursday.

Phoenix New Times | May 04, 2016

From the article: Graves noted that Gilbert, in partnership with Arizona State University’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Department, recently launched a workspace to provide resources for entrepreneurs. The workspace is located in the Southeast Regional Library.
“We really put a big emphasis on entrepreneurship and small-business growth,” she said.

Phoenix Business Journal | May 04, 2016

Sidney Altman, who shared a 1989 Nobel Prize win in chemistry, is joining Arizona State University as a faculty member at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the School of Life Sciences.

Times Higher Education | May 04, 2016

Times Higher Education, the world's largest invitation-only academic opinion survey, has named Arizona State University one of the top 100 most prestigious universities in the world. The rankings are based on a survey of more than 10,000 scholars from 133 countries.

The Washington Post | May 02, 2016

From the article: “It’s really too soon to say what the environmental impacts of the first cultured meat products will be,” says the lead author of that analysis, Carolyn Mattick, an environmental engineer at Arizona State University. “However, new technologies often come with trade-offs. Take automobiles, for example. They provided huge advantages over horses in the early 1900s, but all of the cars on the road today cumulatively emit a lot of carbon dioxide. That is not to say we should give up our cars or stop researching cultured meat, but rather that we should be prepared to manage the downsides.”