Arizona State University

Arizona State University, (ASU) was founded in 1885 as a public university. Today, ASU has the single largest student body in the USA with over 67,000 undergraduate and graduate students. ASU is rated by Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Learning as a “very high research activity” university. ASU has campuses in downtown Phoenix, Mesa and Tempe, Arizona. ASU recently opened the Biodesign Institute in Tempe for the purposes of expanding its biotechnology research capabilities. Noteworthy colleges at ASU include the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, School of Sustainability, College of Technology and Design and international institutes in collaboration with labs located in foreign countires.

Address
ASU Media Relations, PO Box 875011, Tempe, AZ 85287-5011.
E-mail
skip.derra@asu.edu
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Writing the history of the 'Cosmic Dark Ages'

For millions of years after the Big Bang, there were no stars, or even galaxies to contain stars. During these "Cosmic Dark Ages," neutral hydrogen gas dominated the universe. When clouds of primordial hydrogen gas started ...

dateSep 02, 2013 in Astronomy
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In-depth study examines air quality in metro Phoenix

Air can be considered a great equalizer – we all have to breathe it. Arizona State University faculty member Tom Cahill is interested in adding to our knowledge base of air quality in metropolitan Phoenix, and he uses monitoring ...

dateAug 07, 2014 in Environment
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