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ASU and Verizon expand collaboration to bridge digital divide

Four years ago, ASU joined forces with Verizon to increase access to technology for under-resourced high schools. Now, a new grant from Verizon will expand that program to include middle schools.

MILO Institute launches a new model for space exploration

Space missions are more affordable when the cost is shared. ASU, Lockheed Martin and GEOshare are using a consortium model to increase access to space science worldwide.

Innovation every day

ASU is the fastest-growing research university in the nation, thanks to the faculty, staff and students who reach across disciplines to find creative solutions to the world’s biggest challenges.

ASU KEDtalk: Unearthing the secrets of magma

ASU geologist Christy Till explains how tiny crystals that form in magma could one day help us build an early warning system for volcanic eruptions — and how she made a grand leap from ballet to science.

Driving innovation in Arizona: A Q&A with Sethuraman Panchanathan

Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan discusses the Institute for Automated Mobility, his new role as Gov. Doug Ducey's adviser for science and technology and how Arizona's public universities play an essential role in advancing innovation for the state.

ASU KEDtalk: Staying ahead of cyberattacks

Paulo Shakarian tells us how mining the dark web can throw light on cybercriminals and thwart their impending attacks. He likens his research strategy to that of a soldier running reconnaissance on the enemy.

Little laser focuses on proteins at work

ASU’s new compact X-ray free electron laser will create movies of proteins at work. It will help scientists create drugs without side effects, understand how nature makes fuel from sunlight, and more — at a fraction of the size of existing particle accelerators.

ASU KEDtalk: Hunting for hydrogen, a moonshot

Craig Hardgrove tells us how the first self-propelled, shoebox-sized spacecraft could reveal the whereabouts of water on the moon and what that means to Earthlings. He also explains why small spacecraft allow us to take bigger risks.

$3M grant supports education and training on smart cities

The National Science Foundation grant will help ASU launch a graduate research training program that prepares students to become leaders in shaping citizen-centered smart cities in a human-centric way.

Physicist joins ASU LightWorks to help solarize society

Physicist Ivan Ermanoski joins ASU LightWorks®, where he will design a thermochemical reactor to harness energy from renewable sources, like the sun.

ASU LightWorks hire brings new energy to ASU

Jim Miller grew up in the shadow of Texas’s oil fields. Now, he’s joining ASU LightWorks®, where he’ll be thinking up ways to create and harness alternative energy gleaned from renewable sources.

ASU names new VP of research

Cindy Sagers, formerly of Oregon State University, will join ASU as the new vice president of research in September.