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ASU faculty member gives financial planning tips for holiday inflation

As the holiday season approaches, the fear of inflation has some shoppers concerned about the cost of holiday shopping. 

A recent survey found that half of consumers are heading to stores early this year to get a head start on their holiday shopping, with nearly 20% starting their shopping as early as October. 

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ASU's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering hits record enrollment

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering has reached an impressive milestone — student enrollment hit a high of 30,000 students this fall. 

That’s up 12% from last year and 27% from 2017, making it the largest engineering school in the nation.

Kyle Squires, dean of Arizona State University’s Fulton Schools of Engineering, sums up the college’s recent success in two words: “high quality.” 

Q&A: The drug-induced brain and how to support those experiencing substance abuse

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, observed in October, brings awareness to substance abuse and prevention efforts.

In the past year, more than 59.3 million people age 12 or older used illicit drugs. Moreover, the use of illicit substances interferes with brain receptors and the way they process information. Once that change happens, it’s difficult to change what was altered. 

ASU, Golden West College partnership allows student to pursue dream of business degree

Ever since participating in a business competition in high school, Cameron Prohaska knew he wanted a career in the field. He also knew that he would need to pursue higher education to meet that goal, but didn’t feel quite ready for college straight out of high school.

After taking some time off to develop his interests and launch a small business selling clothes, Prohaska enrolled in Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California, where he focused on economics and completed his associate’s degree.