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Arizona’s second state vaccine site opens, at Phoenix Municipal Stadium

Arizona health officials on Monday opened the state’s second COVID-19 vaccination site, at ASU’s Phoenix Municipal Stadium, aiming to build on the success of the first site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. Until more vaccine doses are available from the federal government, the Phoenix site will be limited to 500 shots a day, administered

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Reading, listening, learning: ASU Libraries provides public BLM resource guide

During months of public demonstrations spurred by the death of George Floyd last spring and centuries of injustices against Black lives across the globe, Arizona State University Libraries created a digital resource guide focused on the Black Lives Matter movement, justice and equity. The elements of the Black Lives Matter guide extend beyond those of

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ASU student team’s fog-free mask design wins $1 million international competition

Luminosity Lab team beats nearly 1,000 entries from 70 countries to earn top spot, claim $500,000 share of XPRIZE purse A student team from Arizona State University has won the million-dollar XPRIZE Next-Gen Mask Challenge to redesign the face masks used to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by making them more comfortable, functional and affordable. The contest

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FREE learning sessions: ASU Innovation Week + Innovation Quarter

ASU is offering five weeks of free virtual programming to engage students, families with kids and the entire community in learning activities covering topics from social justice to the zombie apocalypse to cookie decorating. The catalog of learning opportunities includes nearly 200 activities, which range from single, 15-minute sessions to courses taking place over multiple

COVID-19

How Arizona universities are riding the waves of COVID-19

As cases of COVID-19 continue to surge in Arizona and the rest of the nation, the state’s three public universities are wrangling their approaches to the pandemic in similar but separate ways. Arizona State University developed a saliva-based test and aims to monitor the spread through frequent mass testing. The University of Arizona, unlike its

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ASU launches 25-point plan to support Black faculty, staff, students

Arizona State University has launched a 25-point plan to build the success of the Black community on campus, promising to hire more Black faculty, develop graduate and doctoral fellowships from underserved communities and build a multicultural space – a plan met with measured praise on Thursday. ASU president Michael Crow emailed a list of actions

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