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Dean's Medalist has passion for statistics and sports

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Trent Lindstrom is the Dean’s Medalist for the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences. He is a third-year senior and will graduate this month with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics with a concentration in statistics, a minor in political science, and a certificate in sports, culture and ethics.

Arizona economy bullish — but shadowed by national, global woes

Arizona’s economy is strong, but it’s battling inflation and high home prices, said a panel of Arizona State University economists and a real estate expert Wednesday afternoon.

The discussion about the economic outlook was among W. P. Carey School of Business faculty, co-sponsored by the school and the Economic Club of Phoenix.

“It’s been a really, really wild ride,” said Dennis Hoffman about the national economy.

ASU grad student wins Innovation Award for sustainable semiconductor coating process

Thu Thao Nguyen, an Arizona State University PhD student working with School of Molecular Sciences Associate Professor Ryan Trovitch, has developed a catalyst that provides a sustainable and efficient method to produce semiconductor coatings.

Because semiconductors are used in a wide range of electronics, her manganese-based catalyst has not only earned her the Innovation Award from the School of Molecular Sciences, but it has also garnered interest from government agencies and manufacturing corporations.

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