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Online Universities Allow Professional Athletes to Balance School and Sports

Jaclyn Sweeney | Posted 08.16.2014 | College
Jaclyn Sweeney

There's no reason for athletes or others with unpredictable schedules to feel as if completing a college degree is an unrealistic achievement. Online programs are a great fit for those of us who can't accommodate a traditional college environment.

Starbucks Announces Plan Help Cover Tuition Costs For Workers

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 08.15.2014 | College

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is rolling out a program that would allow its workers to earn an online college degree at Arizona State University at a st...

Why We Won't Back Down

Ernest Owens | Posted 04.26.2014 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

Overcoming those humble beginnings and avoiding the "thug life" brought me to an Ivy League institution where I expected that as much as I had left that life behind me, so would the privileged individuals who never had experienced it. I was mistaken.

Frat Permanently Booted Off Campus Following Racist MLK Party

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.24.2014 | College

Arizona State University announced Thursday evening a fraternity was kicked off campus following a racist party the Greek organization held in conjunc...

WATCH: Student Gets Kicked In The Face

Posted 12.05.2013 | College

Arizona State University is well-known for its revelry, and apparently, things get pretty crazy in the student section of the football stadium. A ...

Is the Housing Boom in Phoenix Creating Another Bubble?

Anita Verma | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Anita Verma

The current market portends a promising future for growth of Phoenix. We have survived one of the worst real estate recessions of all times, and now we are moving into time of expansion for housing. In a state that sees sunlight 85 percent of the year, the future of Metro Phoenix's housing market is just as bright!

Police Arrest 1,367 People Near The ASU Campus In Three Weekends

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.09.2013 | College

Police arrested 1,367 people near the Arizona State University campus in Tempe during the first three weekends of the fall semester in a campaign call...

Sport and Society for Arete -- Profits Aren't Us

Richard Crepeau | Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

The notion that the profit motive is not a major engine driving intercollegiate athletics is laughable. It is the primary engine, and perhaps the sole engine, moving the juggernaut forward.

Shifting Wildfires: Mourning Arizona's Best and Bravest

OnEarth | Posted 09.02.2013 | Green

By Michael Kodas, OnEarth "We are the land of the free because of the brave," announced Frank Ayers, chancellor of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Universit...

The Rise in Business-Analytics Degrees

Amy Hillman | Posted 07.14.2013 | College
Amy Hillman

No matter which path students or professionals decide to take, obtaining a master's degree in the high-growth field of information systems or specifically business analytics has big benefits.

In Sedona "Everywhere is Beautiful"

Christine Negroni | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
Christine Negroni

With the macho pride of desert dwellers, Arizonans remind visitors that everything here will either poke, bite, sting or burn. It is easy to believe. What is more difficult to fathom, but trust me it's true, is that in Sedona, "everywhere is beautiful."

Crowdsourcing for Credit

Deborah Stambler | Posted 07.07.2013 | Technology
Deborah Stambler

Learning about democracy through a free online platform from a highly respected university gives me hope for where MOOCs could take us.

PHOTOS: College Charity 'Undie Run' Redefines Giving Clothes Off Your Back!

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.07.2013 | Impact

Thousands of Arizona college kids gave away the clothes off their backs -- then ran around in their unmentionables -- to help people in need. For t...

Kim Weild : On Charles Mee's New Play, soot and spit

Jody Christopherson | Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts
Jody Christopherson

A conversation with Kim Weild about her new collaboration at Arizona State University on Charles Mee's's soot and spit, a play about the outsider artist James Castle who was born profoundly deaf and was possibly autistic too.

ASU's Lawsuit Against Porn Website Claims Students Are Targeted as 'Models'

Phoenix New Times | Posted 02.28.2013 | College

Sure enough, Arizona State University's suing a locally based porn website, "Sun Devil Angels," for a variety of reasons, including trademark infringe...

WATCH: Are Video Games Good For Kids?

Posted 01.23.2013 | College

The focus on addressing gun violence in American society has relaunched a discussion about video games and what effects they have on youth. But are th...

Colleges With The Highest Enrollment In The Country

Posted 01.08.2013 | College

If you go to a large state university with 30,000 students, which accounts for half of the town's population, a bigger school may seem unimaginable. N...

The Cost vs. Quality Conundrum: Top Higher Ed Tech Trends for 2013

Sean Devine | Posted 02.20.2013 | Education
Sean Devine

Technology has transformed a variety of industries over the past decade, from ecommerce to entertainment. One could argue that 2012 was the year that technology accelerated its march to transforming education as well.

Missing Student's Body Found In River

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.17.2012 | College

A body found Sunday in the Salt River in Tempe, Ariz., is feared to be that of Jack Culolias, an Arizona State University student missing since Nov. 3...

Missing ASU Student A Victim Of Hazing?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.06.2012 | College

Arizona State University freshman Jack Culolias has been missing since Nov. 30 amid family concerns that fraternity hazing might have played a part, a...

Tyler Kingkade

Despite Rapid Growth Of MOOCs, University Presidents Remain Skeptical | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.26.2012 | College

Millions of people signed up to take a free class from the top research universities and Ivy League schools in 2012, but some higher education leaders...

McDermott's 29 Powers Creighton To Las Vegas Invitational Championship

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 01.25.2013 | Sports
James Marshall Crotty

On the wings of 10 of 19 shooting from player-of-the-year candidate Doug McDermott, the Creighton University Bluejays held off the Arizona State Sun Devils Saturday night to win the 12th Annual Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational.

Student Advising Plays Key Role In College Success -- Just As It's Being Cut

| Jon Marcus | Posted 01.14.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. TEMPE, Ariz. -- Devon Mills pulls out his smartphone at a Starbucks on the Arizona State U...

Introducing the Center for Science and the Imagination

Ed Finn | Posted 11.24.2012 | College
Ed Finn

On Monday, September 24, 2012 we started something new at Arizona State University: the Center for Science and the Imagination. Our mission is to foster creative and ambitious thinking about the future.

The Top 10 Schools That Are Fifty Shades of Cray

Unigo | Posted 10.31.2012 | College

It wouldn't be a college rankings series without a party list, much less the 2013 Unigo College Rankings, and we're certainly not bucking that trend. ...