Trimble moves golf instruction operation to Papago Golf Course

Matt Trimble, a Class A-6 PGA of America teaching professional, recently moved his golf instruction operation from ASU Karsten Golf Course to Papago Golf Course. In addition to teaching recreational golfers from 1992 to 2018, Mr. Trimble served as an instructor for members of the nationally ranked ASU Men’s and Women’s Golf Teams as well […]

ASU business school honors Gore executive for ‘innate capabilities, presence’

Terri Kelly, who has worked for the global materials science company perhaps best known for its GORE-TEX fabrics products, will be awarded the 2018 Executive of the Year Award by Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business.  The award honors business leaders who have created and sustained superior organization performance and whose presence exemplifies a model for […]

Herberger Theater presents Sherlock Holmes Film Festival

In celebration of the great detective with piercing observation and deduction skills, the Herberger Theater Center and ASU Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture present a Sherlock Holmes Film Festival, March 24-25 at the Herberger Theater, featuring five films of the popular series that spans 100 years. The Herberger Theater is in downtown Phoenix at 222 E. Monroe Street. Whether a first-timer or devoted Sherlockian, guests will enjoy delightful mysteries, intrigue and some of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most unforgettable characters, according to a press release.

BNI residents partner with ASU law students to patent medical devices

Founded by Steven Lisa, a patent attorney whose father was treated for a deadly form of brain cancer at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center Barrow Neurological Institute, a grant was established for hospital residents to collaborate with Arizona State University law students to patent medical devices and further brain-spine research. The Lisa Family Foundation […]

Maricopa County partners with LinkedIn, ASU to help job seekers

Thanks to an innovative public-private partnership, people can start searching for jobs in a better way. Maricopa County, the Markle Foundation, LinkedIn, and Arizona State University have teamed up with community partners to launch Skillful, a new website which allows people to search for jobs by skills, rather than only by tasks and degree requirements. “We now have another tool to get people back to work,” stated Maricopa County District 5 Supervisor Steve Gallardo, in a press release.

ASU scientists selected for NASA observatory Science Investigation Team

NASA has announced the selection of Science Investigation Teams for its Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope. Arizona State University will be the lead institution for one of these teams, which includes School of Earth and Space Exploration scientists James Rhoads, Sangeeta Malhotra, Rogier Windhorst, Rolf Jansen, and Vithal Tilvi, along with scientists from the University of Texas, Texas A&M, University of Arizona, Stockholm University and Uppsala University in Sweden, according to a press release. WFIRST will be a NASA observatory designed to settle essential questions in the areas of dark energy, exoplanets, and infrared astrophysics. The telescope has a primary mirror 2.4 meters in diameter (7.9 feet), the same size as the Hubble Space Telescope’s primary mirror. WFIRST will have two instruments, the Wide Field Instrument, and the Coronagraph Instrument.