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ASU grad James Deibler poses with Sparky at the downtown campus.

ASU grad with autism overcame COVID-19 to earn degree

ASU grad James Deibler faced adversity and challenging situations, especially in the last year. Deibler was diagnosed with autism as a child and four months ago, Deibler caught COVID-19.
Read More | February 22, 2021 | Read time: 4 mins min read



Gage Keranen, ASU student, poses with the pride flag.

Trans Awareness Week at ASU celebrated, supported and educated

Trans Awareness Week was celebrated across the country in November. At ASU, students across Arizona celebrated transgender, nonbinary and two-spirit people, while also seeking to educate allies and provide visibility for transgender people.
Read More | February 17, 2021 | Read time: 2 mins min read



Manuel Alvarez, ASU student, poses for headshot

A love for biology convinced this ASU grad to go to college

Manuel Alvarez’s research in biology and life sciences has taken him across the world, from Washington, D.C. to Finland. Soon, he’ll be heading to the University of Wisconsin to earn a graduate degree in genetics.
Read More | February 17, 2021 | Read time: 4 mins min read



Young child in ASU gear and sparky put their "forks up."

Once Upon a Time ASU instills a love for reading in children

A new student organization at ASU is dedicated to promoting literacy and creativity in Valley children.
Read More | January 28, 2021 | Read time: 5 mins min read



Priscilla Searcy in front of bookshelves

Sun Devil perseveres and earns her degree at 49 with a 4.0 GPA

Priscilla Searcy’s journey to graduation wasn’t exactly easy, but the nontraditional student graduated with a 4.0 GPA with plans to work on the issue of aging.
Read More | December 4, 2020 | Read time: 4 mins min read