Alumni

Educating the force

The U.S. Naval Community College (USNCC) announced the selection of Arizona State University as its partner for the Pilot II organizational leadership associate degree program June 28, highlighting a newer area of collaboration between ASU and the Department of Defense.

Creative force: GIT Awards motivate students to make an impact with messaging, design

Visual communicators almost always work in the background as they employ a variety of technologies to generate awareness and interest, evoke emotion and inspire change or action. But while we see the results of their efforts almost everywhere, all the skills and labor that go into the work are rarely apparent.

Triple major ASU alumna uses interdisciplinary skills to research causality

Rachael Kha grew up in a STEM-oriented environment. Both of her parents earned their degrees from Arizona State University, one with a degree in electrical engineering and the other in chemical engineering. They encouraged her to go to college.

She decided to enroll as a chemical engineering major at ASU, as well as an honors student in Barrett, The Honors College. She looked at it as a practical decision.

Reining in the tech industry: Antitrust, regulation or both?

What happens when Big Tech becomes too big? And how do regulators ensure that competition is fair and that consumers are protected in an industry that remakes the world overnight?

The world’s largest technology companies have become too big, with too much power and influence in the economy, according to critics, without much scrutiny or oversight. Now, leaders in the U.S. are playing catch up — with the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice set to decide which of the tech major players are practicing balanced business competition.

US Space Force selects ASU as newest university partner

The U.S. Space Force and Arizona State University signed an agreement Tuesday making ASU the newest member of the service's University Partnership Program.

USSF Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Lisa Costa joined ASU President Michael M. Crow on ASU's Tempe campus to finalize the agreement and to learn more about the university's space initiatives and capabilities.  

Guatemalan team launches nation's 1st CubeSat, wins Interplanetary Initiative prize

When members of the team that built the Quetzal-1 CubeSat watched their satellite take off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in 2020, it was the culmination of six years of hard work, overcoming financial and personnel hurdles, and challenging cultural barriers.

That hard work and ingenuity has garnered the team the CubeSat Delivery Prize award through Arizona State University's Interplanetary Initiative. The award is just the latest step in the team's remarkable journey. 

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