Arizona State University

Type: Organization
Name: Arizona State University
Web Address: http://www.asu.edu/
Description: A comprehensive public metropolitan research university enrolling more than 63,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on four campuses, Arizona State University (ASU) is transforming into a New American University of unique colleges, schools, departments, and research centers that comprise close-knit yet diverse academic communities that are international in scope. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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What to expect at UCF's big downtown breakfast

The University of Central Florida’s possible downtown Orlando expansion will be the focus of an upcoming early morning speech.The sold-out, invitation-only event starts at 8 a.m. Sept. 29. There will be two speakers: University of Central Florida President ... [Published Orlando Business Journal - 2 hours ago]
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New tech accelerator aims to commercialize Air Force Research Lab innovations

Syracuse, N.Y. — An accelerator program launching in the region aims to transform military technology into new companies.The Furnace Technology Transfer Accelerator is recruiting teams of entrepreneurs interested in forming companies around technology ... [Published Syracuse Online - 3 hours ago]
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UL-Monroe among colleges receiving surplus military weapons

The program transfers military surplus to law-enforcement agencies. The M-16 is the most popular weapon acquired through the program, although Ohio State University acquired an armored vehicle and other schools obtained retooled grenade launchers, the ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 3 hours ago]
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Airlines' flight decks lack diversity

"The chief pilot asked me to hire a black female pilot so we could check off a 'diversity' box on a reporting form so we could keep our government contracts," a human resources director of a mid-sized air cargo transport company told me last year at a ... [Published The Hill - 5 hours ago]
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6 800 New Ebola cases predicted

Researchers predict a possible 6 800 new Ebola cases this month! Find out why the outbreak seems to be getting worse…Why is the Ebola outbreak getting worse?Research predicts that there could be 6 800 new Ebola cases in West Africa by the end of the ... [Published All4Women - 8 hours ago]
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County Commission District 1 biographies

County Commission District 1Billy G. GarrettEducation: Bachelor of Architecture, Arizona State University (1970), Master of Arts/Anthropology, ASU (1981)Occupation: County CommissionerPrevious political or public service: County Commissioner 2011 to present; ... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Sexual assault victim advocate reacts to President's "It's On Us" campaign

TEMPE, AZ (CBS5) -President Barack Obama announced a new campaign to curb sexual assaults, especially on college campuses, and Arizona State University is taking part.The issue has been top of mind here in the Valley after a man sexually abused a woman ... [Published KPHO Phoenix - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Medical Supplies Flood into Sierra Leone During Ebola Quarantine

Besieged West African nation Sierra Leone is currently under a 3-day lockdown that was launched on Friday in an effort to halt the spread of the Ebola virus.As of September 18, 2014, the country has reported 1673 confirmed and suspected cases with 562 ... [Published Pharmacy Times - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

DARPA’s jetpack will help soldiers run faster, stronger (video)

by Mariella Moon We’ve seen several attempts at making jetpacks that fly , but over at Arizona State University, a team is developing one for those who prefer staying closer to the ground. The DARPA-funded project (naturally) is called 4MM ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Arizona State University Faculty, Staff Create 17 New Endowed Scholarships

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 18 -- Arizona State University issued the following press release:Seventeen new scholarships have been created for Arizona State University students under a unique incentive-matching program for faculty, staff and administrators.The ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 20 2014]
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John E. “Jack” Walker

11:05 PM CDTHERNANDO — The memorial service for , 78, is pending. Arrangements are in the care of Twin Oaks Funeral Home in Southaven, 662-349-9720. Walker died Sept. 18 in Southaven after a short illness. He was born in Camden, N.J., a graduate of Camden ... [Published Desoto Times Today - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 3 reports

Possible 6,800 new Ebola cases this month, research predicts -- ScienceDaily

New research published today in the online journal PLoS Outbreaks predicts new Ebola cases could reach 6,800 in West Africa by the end of the month if new control measures are not enacted.Arizona State University and Harvard University researchers also ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 20 2014]

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He concluded as follows: "The chief danger to American education is that it will sell its birthright for a mess of pottage. The danger to it is that in seeking money it will sacrifice the purposes for which it exists."
"Ideas don't make the business," he said. "It's the people who can execute them into the marketplace."
"They don't belong to us like our old standards did in Arizona" Ms. Douglas told the radio station
...our government contracts," a human resources director of a mid-sized air cargo transport company told me last year at a pilot recruiting event. "Once I did hire that woman, the chief pilot came back to me and said to never hire another one [black female pilot] again. Things are gonna stay the way they've always been around here" she said

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A voice from the past warns of the Big Money ta... [Published Los Angeles Times - 43 mins ago]
Anti-rape activist to men: Tell your buddies a ... [Published Washington Examiner - 1 hour ago]
Kyrene Elementary School District governing boa... [Published AZCentral.com - 1 hour ago]
Zeb Pearce more than the man who brought beer t... [Published AZCentral.com - 1 hour ago]
What to expect at UCF's big downtown breakfast [Published Orlando Business Journal - 2 hours ago]
Local film student earns opportunity to attend ... [Published Ahwatukee Foothills News - 2 hours ago]
New tech accelerator aims to commercialize Air ... [Published Syracuse Online - 3 hours ago]
UL-Monroe among colleges receiving surplus mili... [Published Bayou Buzz - 3 hours ago]
Public cloud's reputation fends off cloud hacke... [Published SearchCloudComputing.com - 3 hours ago]
Peoria councilman says he won't be part of a ru... [Published Daily News-Sun - 4 hours ago]
Common Core a Litmus Test in Arizona Education ... [Published Education Week - 4 hours ago]
Airlines' flight decks lack diversity [Published The Hill - 5 hours ago]
SIM Partners Appoints Marketo Executive Jason H... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - 5 hours ago]
WestMountain Gold, Inc. Appoints New CFO [Published Accesswire - 5 hours ago]
SIM Partners Appoints Marketo Executive Jason H... [Published BusinessWeek - 5 hours ago]
The Hoop of Learning [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - 5 hours ago]
6 800 New Ebola cases predicted [Published All4Women - 8 hours ago]
Take a Tip From the Tech World: Hire a Chief Ma... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - 13 hours ago]
Virtual water: Tracking the unseen water in goo... [Published Earth Magazine - 13 hours ago]
“Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” [Published Slate Magazine - 15 hours ago]
County Commission District 1 biographies [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 18 hours ago]
For Arizona St. QB Mike Bercovici, starting is ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 18 hours ago]
Yikes! The left is now telling women to NOT def... [Published MuskegonPundit - 22 hours ago]
Miller Named to Repatriation Committee [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - Sep 21 2014]
Medical Supplies Flood into Sierra Leone During... [Published Pharmacy Times - Sep 21 2014]
Smallest possible diamonds form ultra-thin nano... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 21 2014]
Autistic Mesa teen wins T-shirt contest for aut... [Published Ahwatukee Foothills News - Sep 21 2014]
DARPA’s jetpack will help soldiers run faster, ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 21 2014]
How Politics Breaks Our Brains, and How We Can ... [Published National Journal - Sep 21 2014]
Utah judge, principal among black Americans in ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Sep 21 2014]
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Yikes! The left is now telling women to NOT def... [Published MuskegonPundit - 22 hours ago]
University event says men can prevent rape through taco runs : A student event at Arizona State University suggested that intoxicated men just grab tacos with friends in order to prevent rape. The event, sponsored by the student group  I Always Get ...
DARPA’s jetpack will help soldiers run faster, ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 21 2014]
by Mariella Moon We’ve seen several attempts at making jetpacks that fly , but over at Arizona State University, a team is developing one for those who prefer staying closer to the ground. The DARPA-funded project (naturally) is called 4MM ...
[tt] WSJ: Robert Sapolsky reviews Hives, Nests ... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 21 2014]
Robert Sapolsky reviews Hives, Nests and The Big Decisions Of Small Insects14.9.20It can be challenging to choose the best way to solve a problem, to find theright tool for a job. Work intuitively or analytically? Alone or in a group?If in a group, through ...
Exponential: Ebola Cases Now Double Every 3 Wee... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 19 2014]
Since the start of the outbreak, the Ebola virus has infected 5,357 people, killing 2,630, according to the WHO; and as The UN explains , the outbreak is the largest the world has ever seen with the number of cases is doubling every three weeks . As ...
Magnetic neural control with nanoparticles [Published MIT News feed - Sep 17 2014]
Magnetic nanoparticles don’t have to be "one size fits all." Instead, individual magnetic nanoparticles can be tailored in an array of differing sizes and compositions to allow for heating them separately by varying the frequency and amplitude of an ...
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“Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” [Published Slate Magazine - 15 hours ago]
“The Day It All Ended” [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Forget the Tricorder [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 12 2014]
“Covenant” [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
Can Flipped Classrooms Help Students Learn? [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 25 2014]
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Former ASU Law staffer to join Obama Administra... [Published Financial Services - Sep 18 2014]
ASU's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Receiv... [Published Financial Services - Sep 02 2014]
ASU Law: Four Programs in the top 20 [Published Financial Services - Jun 19 2014]
Provista Diagnostics Expands Exclusive License ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 28 2014]
U.S. News & World Report Announces the 2014 Bes... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 08 2014]
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