New tuition, fees at Arizona’s state public universities
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Board of Regents has approved new tuition and fees at the state's public universities for the 2019-20 year, including an average 2.8 percent increase for resident...
PHOENIX (AP) — The attorney general says a luxury hotel group is improperly receiving millions of dollars in incentives in a property deal with Arizona State University.
PHOENIX (AP) — Indian Country Today, an online publication billed as the largest news site covering tribes and indigenous people across North America, announced Wednesday it is relocating its...
PHOENIX (AP) — Political commentator Paris Dennard is seeking nearly $10 million from Arizona State University, claiming it intentionally released the results of an investigation into sexual...
PHOENIX (AP) — The co-founders of a student Republican group at Arizona State University have apologized after documents surfaced last week showing some group leaders making racist, homophobic and...
ASU gets $50 million gift for research into dementia
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State University will receive a $50 million donation to fund advancement in research of dementia, school officials announced Monday.
Arizona regents file motion to dismiss AG’s lawsuit
PHOENIX (AP) — Attorneys for the Arizona Board of Regents have filed motions to dismiss the state Attorney General's lawsuit targeting university property development.
PHOENIX (AP) — The "PBS NewsHour" is expanding its West Coast presence in a new partnership with Arizona State University.
The nightly news broadcast announced Wednesday it will open a...
USA Today editor apologizes for yearbook blackface photo
PHOENIX (AP) — The editor of USA Today apologized Thursday for an image portraying blackface that was published in the Arizona State University yearbook on her watch.
Arizona State rents more space in DC to accommodate growth
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is adding more space to its operations in Washington, D.C., as school officials say enrollment in the nation's capital has grown faster than expected.
Arizona AG has sued regents over ASU’s real estate projects
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has sued the state Board of Regents over Arizona State University real estate projects that he says are illegal.
The regents oversee ASU, the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University.
Brnovich argues that real estate deals approved by the board allow universities to boost favored companies and help them avoid paying taxes.
He says ASU is essentially renting out its tax-exempt status to private businesses.
ASU Police Department gets emotional support dog for victims
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona State University Police Department's ranks now include an emotional support dog.
The department announced Friday that a 3-month-old black Labrador puppy will grow up to work as part of the department's special victims unit by offering support to victims of traumatic crimes.
Police Chief Michael Thompson says the department hopes the dog will help put victims' minds at ease so they can manage fear and other emotions they may be experiencing.
Maricopa County development grant to research urban heat
PHOENIX (AP) — An economic development agency run by Maricopa County says it will issue a grant of nearly $3 million to Arizona State University for research to reduce urban heat and improve air quality.
The grant announced this week by the Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority aims to help launch the university's Healthy Urban Environment Initiative.
Arizona Christian University getting former Thunderbird site
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Christian University plans to move from its current location in north Phoenix to the former campus of Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale.
The private nonprofit university's announcement Wednesday says the move is made possible by a land exchange agreement under which Arizona State University is acquiring Arizona Christian's current location.
Thunderbird in 2014 became part of ASU and relocated this year to ASU's campus in downtown Phoenix.
Uber drivers can study at ASU online for free under program
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University and Uber announced a new partnership Thursday that will allow some of the ridesharing app's drivers to pursue a degree online.
Under the pilot program, eligible drivers can take ASU classes online with the cost of tuition fully covered. The money will come from Uber, ASU and financial aid programs, according to a news release.
University of Arizona bans electric scooters
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona has banned dockless electric scooters from its campus effective immediately.
University of Arizona Parking and Transportation Services Interim Executive Director Gail Nazarenko says the decision for the ban is "based on the experience of ASU (Arizona State University)," which also recently banned the scooters.
Professor accused of sexual misconduct to retire in May
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona State University physics professor known for his work with the Doomsday Clock has announced his pending retirement, several months after an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct.
Lawrence Krauss says he has chosen to retire from ASU in May 2019 at the end of the academic year.
Krauss says he'll be 65 years old then, and he's looking for "new and different challenges."
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University to expand into LA’s old Herald Examiner building
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The ornate former headquarters of the defunct Los Angeles Herald Examiner will be renovated for an expansion of Arizona State University.
The university has announced plans to lease the century-old building in a part of downtown LA undergoing a sweeping resurgence.
ASU expanding beer, wine sales at Sun Devil Stadium
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is expanding beer and wine sales at its Sun Devil Stadium to include all concession areas, except those for students.
WW2 Museum, Arizona State U, create online master’s degree
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The National World War II Museum in New Orleans and Arizona State University are starting a new online master's degree program in World War II studies , with classes beginning in January.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Scripps Howard Foundation is investing $6 million to create investigative journalism centers at Arizona State University and the University of Maryland.
The foundation announced Monday that each university will receive a $3 million grant over three years to establish a Howard Center for Investigative Journalism. The graduate-level programs will focus on training the next generation of reporters through hands-on investigative journalism projects.
Arizona professor accused of misconduct not returning
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona State University physics professor known for his work with the Doomsday Clock won't be returning to his job following an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations.
Lawrence Krauss posted on his Twitter account Thursday that the school isn't renewing his five-year contract, which expired last month.
Krauss was director of the ASU Origins Project, which he called a "great privilege."
PHOENIX (AP) — Californians, including many turned away by public universities in their own state, are flocking to four-year state and private universities in neighboring Arizona.
Four of the top five schools where California freshmen go out of state are in Arizona, according to 2016 data from the U.S. Department of Education.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona State University rugby player accused of kicking an opponent in the face during a match last year has been sentenced to one day in jail.
Maricopa County Superior Court officials say Christopher Crawford also was sentenced Tuesday to three years of probation.
He pleaded guilty to aggravated assault three months ago.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is awarding its 2018 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.
He will receive the award on Oct. 17 in Phoenix from the university's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Cooper says he's honored and humbled to receive the award because Cronkite "sparked my interest in journalism at a young age."
PHOENIX (AP) — A Maricopa County Superior Court judge accepted a plea agreement in a road rage case involving a woman who police say shot and killed a Chinese student at Arizona State University after rear-ending the student's car.
Holly Davis fatally shot 19-year-old Yue Jiang of China on Jan. 18, 2016, while Jiang's boyfriend, Endong Chen, sat next to her, according to Tempe police.
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PHOENIX (AP) — Mesa officials have signed off on an agreement to bring an Arizona State University satellite campus to the Phoenix suburb.
The Arizona Republic reports the city council voted 5-2 Monday in favor of a 99-year lease agreement with the university.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The presidents of Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona are getting pay raises.
The state Board of Regents on Thursday approved raising the salaries of ASU President Michael Crow, NAU President Rita Cheng and UA President Robert Robbins based on what the board called their "exemplary performance."
How do you measure success?
For Arizona State University – Lake Havasu City campus graduate Ashley Gagnon it is about making it through what life throws at you and coming up with a better plan.
Not emotionally ready for college after graduating from Lake Havasu High School in 2009, Gagnon joined the U.S. Navy. After a lightbulb moment on what to do in the military, Gagnon decided on a career as a Navy Corpsman.
Our View: ASU Havasu’s impacts starting to show — now let’s really grow
In just a few short years, Arizona State University has managed to become an important Havasu institution. ASU Havasu’s first graduating class received their degrees four years ago. Today, another 17 students will join the school’s alumni. It’s an important milestone for the campus – these latest graduates put ASU Havasu over the century mark — 103, to be exact.
PHOENIX (AP) — A new Arizona State University forecast predicts that the state's economy will continue to expand in 2018 with no expected recession risk and a solid commercial real estate market benefiting from job gains.
Arizona State University economists expect Arizona's economy will continue improving into 2019 with population growth picking up slightly.
Although it took five years, Arizona State University – Lake Havasu City campus will soon reach a milestone.
When the graduation class of 2018 walks down the aisle on May 5, the school will have awarded diplomas to more than 100 students. It will be a proud day seeing the 17 students this year put the campus over the century mark of graduates, said Raymond Van der Riet, ASU director.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona State University rugby player accused of kicking an opponent in the face during a match last year has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault.
Maricopa County Superior Court officials say Christopher Crawford had a change of plea hearing Tuesday. He's scheduled to be sentenced on June 7.
The 21-year-old Crawford allegedly kicked a University of Arizona player during a game in Tempe in February 2017.
This Friday, Arizona State University’s Lake Havasu City campus will host its first Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society.
A night of college drinking went too far when a Lake Havasu City student allegedly attacked a Lake Havasu City Police officer.
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix officials have committed $13.5 million for Arizona State University to move a graduate school program to downtown.
The city council Wednesday unanimously approved the investment, which will be paid out to the university over nine years after the new Thunderbird School of Global Management facility is operational.
The university announced plans last year to move the school from its campus in Glendale to a vacant site adjacent to the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Most in-state undergraduate students attending Arizona's three public universities won't see tuition increases in the next school year.
At their meeting Thursday in Tucson, the state Board of Regents approved 2018-19 tuition rates and fees for Arizona State University, the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University.
PHOENIX (AP) — The presidents of Arizona State University, the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University will release tuition proposals on Friday.
That will be followed by a series of events that will lead to the Arizona Board of Regents voting on tuition and mandatory fees for the 2018-19 academic year.
On March 27, the regents will host a public hearing for students and the public to comment regarding the tuition proposals at various sites throughout the state.
Lawsuit claims ASU illegally blocking Muslim from speaking on campus
PHOENIX — Claiming censorship, attorneys say Arizona State University is illegally blocking a Muslim academician from speaking on campus because of his political beliefs.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona State University physics professor, known for his work with scientific exploration and the Doomsday Clock, has been suspended from his university job following allegations of sexual misconduct, the university said in a statement Wednesday.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on an Arizona State University professor accused of sexual misconduct (all times local):
An Arizona State University physics professor is denying allegations of sexual misconduct.
Professor Lawrence Krauss issued a nine-page, written statement Wednesday disputed accusations initially reported by Buzzfeed last month.
Krauss has been put on paid leave while the university conducts a review.
Some of the accusations occurred before he was hired by the university.
TEMPE – Arizona State University is now offering an 18-credit certificate program, called “Veterans, Society and Service” that focuses on educating students about American veterans. The program is designated to start in the upcoming Fall semester.
The program is dedicated to study veterans, military culture and how it relates to society.
Mesa to consider Arizona State facilities in downtown
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The City Council in Mesa is poised to consider approving a resolution authorizing the city manager to sign an intergovernmental agreement aimed at having Arizona State University put new higher-education facilities in the suburban city's downtown.
The proposal would put hundreds of students and dozens of staff members in a new building — a much smaller project than one rejected by Mesa voters in 2016.
Police: Ex-Arizona State student accused of making threats
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State University police say a former student has been arrested and is accused of making threats against people in the university's athletics program.
Police say they learned of the threats at noon Friday and arrested 20-year-old Edward Robinson eight hours later without incident at an off-campus location.
Detailed information on the alleged threats wasn't released but police say they threatened "violence against members of the Sun Devil athletics community."
The startup of a major institution is expected to show some growing pains.
It’s also expected to have some growth.
Arizona State University Colleges at Lake Havasu didn’t have much of the latter in its first five years. Now it’s ready to change that.
The facility began almost as an experiment. It was—and is – designed to produce four-year college degrees more affordably than at other four-year public universities in Arizona.
Based on last year’s explosion of interest, Arizona State University’s Lake Havasu City campus has expanded this year’s week-long youth summer camp to include an additional week of hands-on learning and more grade levels.
Last year, with the goal of keeping elementary school students engaged in learning during summer break, ASU hosted its first ever math camp. Camp participants were a mix of fourth through sixth grade students from Havasu’s elementary schools.
Arizona State’s Havasu campus focuses on boosting enrollment
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Six years after Arizona State University's campus in Lake Havasu City opened its doors at the site of a former middle school, student recruitment remains a priority.
The university earlier this year unveiled its Community Advisory Group as a means of increasing enrollment, Today's News Herald reported on Feb. 11.
The Lake Havasu City operation has had about 150 students per semester.
There is a growing synergy between Arizona Parks and Trails, Arizona State University’s Lake Havasu City campus and the Lake Havasu Marine Association.
The relationships are paying off. A Tuff Shed was placed on state land Friday at Windsor Beach that will house watercraft for ASU students to use, as well as offering student access to Lake Havasu State Park for $10 per semester.