Academics

Mastercard Baobab program at 6 years: Where it's been and where it's headed

During the initial phases of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, Arizona State University President Michael Crow had a conversation with Mastercard Foundation President and CEO Reeta Roy as they thought through the future of the scholars program and its desired impact.

He asked her some key questions about the alumni strategy for the program:

Summer academy provides hands-on STEM experiences for children of migrant farmworkers

Faculty and staff from the School of Molecular Sciences provided hands-on laboratory activities and interacted with high school students in Arizona State University's Migratory Student Summer Academy, hosted by the School of Transborder Studies.

The academy is a state-funded program that provides instruction about STEM content and careers, helping migratory students develop leadership, confidence and critical thinking skills in a residential camp setting.

8 students from across the country contribute to sustainability research at ASU

Faculty in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences welcomed first-year students, sophomores and juniors to the Tempe campus this summer for a 10-week opportunity to perform sustainable chemistry and catalysis research, as part of the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates program.

The program provides students from primarily liberal arts and community colleges with opportunities to conduct research at some of the country’s leading research institutions.

ASU Online students' startup organization grows to become one of largest university clubs

Great ideas often come directly from students.

In 2018, three online School of Molecular Sciences biochemistry students, Ellen Streitwieser, Nicola Osgood and Sam Bakotich, recognized the need for a platform to allow ASU Online students majoring in STEM degrees to connect with one another in a safe, inclusive community environment. At the time, there were almost no official student organizations at Arizona State University in which online students could actively engage.

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