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‘Making the impossible commonplace’: Expat in Libya earns 2nd ASU degree

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

Like many students who choose to complete Arizona State University degrees online, Asmaa Khalifa had life responsibilities to juggle while completing her master’s degree that many of her classmates could identify with: Parent, homeschooler of her three children, caregiver to an elder.

In the ‘untrespassed sanctity of space,’ an Air Force pilot soars at ASU

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

What does it mean to be a standout among standouts?

It’s possible that Capt. Kimberly “Kimber” Jackson, a KC-46A instructor pilot who is graduating from Arizona State University with a graduate degree this spring, is the embodiment of that idea.

Dog study shows there's a lot more to behavior than just breed

A genetic study of 2,155 purebred and mixed-breed dogs combined with 18,385 owner surveys has challenged existing notions about dog breed stereotypes and personality types. The study identified 11 locations along the canine genome that were strongly associated with behavior, none of which were specific for breed, suggesting that these personality traits predate modern canine breeding by humans.  

Next-generation laboratory course developed for online chemistry students

Contemporary trends in commercial chemistry laboratory techniques are moving toward incorporation of more automation and remote access to scientific instrumentation and analysis.

Modern analytic scientific techniques increase efficiency and accuracy, and decrease costs by using cameras, autosamplers and other aspects of automation in concert with cloud connectivity to make measurements on samples and process data.

The College recognizes academic excellence with spring 2022 Dean's Medalists

On May 11, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest-achieving students from the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities at the spring 2022 convocation.

Each semester, departments and schools within The College select outstanding students who have demonstrated a steadfast commitment to academic excellence during their time at ASU. These students will be awarded a prestigious Dean’s Medal in honor of their scholastic achievements.

Meet the outstanding Dean’s Medalist awardees from The College for spring 2022.

2 ASU students named Champions of Change for work in Native communities

Two Arizona State University students have been named 2022 Champions of Change by the Center for Native American Youth for their work to make a positive impact in their communities.

Triston Black and Maria Walker are part of a cohort of only five young adults across the country. Center for Native American Youth Program Manager Cheyenne Brady says the selection of two ASU students is remarkable.

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