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The College Picks: Standout courses to bookmark this fall

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the largest and most diverse academic unit at Arizona State University. With 23 field-spanning departments and schools, its courses delve into everything from how civilizations deal with disasters and construct legends to the chemistry of human emotions and the cultural significance American Indian film. But what does that actually look like? 

Measuring the stars: ASU student awarded fellowship for summer workshop in Los Alamos

Arizona State University physics sophomore Chase Hanson has been awarded an $8,000 fellowship to participate in the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s annual Computations Physics Student Summer Workshop.

The 10-week workshop brings together exceptional undergraduate and graduate students to work with the Los Alamos National Laboratory staff on current and exciting projects.

Hanson hopes to be working on a project involving helioseismology, which is the study of the structure and dynamics of the sun and other stars.

Wayne W. Luchsinger Chemistry Scholarship paves way for veteran to earn a 4+1 degree

Tyler Rockwood is finishing up his 4+1 master’s degree in biochemistry and medicinal chemistry in the School of Molecular Sciences at Arizona State University. The Phoenix native was the recipient of the Wayne W. Luchsinger Chemistry Scholarship, an award that gives preference to veterans of one of the U.S. military services.

Multidisciplinary student researcher aspires to solve health challenges

Ava Karanjia was 8 years old when she was diagnosed with an unknown illness and spent countless hours in doctors’ offices being handed from one specialist to another.

Though the disease directly affected her, Karanjia also saw the indirect effect it had on her family. As she grew older, she came to understand how illness can affect entire communities.

Karanjia’s experience inspired her to pursue a career where she could help communities overcome health challenges by tackling them at the molecular level.

New ASU international travel registration system provides safety net for students

Imagine these scenarios: An earthquake disrupts the power for days in Chile, a teachers’ strike in Mexico interrupts class for an unknown amount of time, protests in France reroute your commute. If you haven’t told ASU where you are and what you’ll be doing, how can ASU help and support you?

The answer is the new ASU international travel registration system.

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