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For three years in a row, Arizona State University has ranked #1 university in the country for innovation by U.S. News and World Report, ahead of Stanford and MIT. Read stories from the students who are innovating—solving problems, inventing technologies and changing the world.

M&G Drive founders Elijah Smith and Jenna Fitzgerald

Have M&G Dollars to spend? Use them to fight hunger

Elijah Smith and Jenna Fitzgerald piloted the M&G Drive this April, a project that asks students to spend their surplus meal-plan funds to combat hunger.

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ASU Change the World 2019

Students lead the way at the first Change the World showcase and competition

Students participated in pitch competitions, performances, art displays and exhibits to celebrate the many ways that ASU students are changing the world.

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ASU student Tyler Brown with Free Hugs Project's Ken Nwadike Jr.

Meet the students behind Change the World

Get a preview of what's in store at the Change the World showcase and competition on March 27, 5-7 p.m. at Sun Devil Stadium.

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ASU Undergraduate Student Government Tempe President Nikki Tran

Change the World 2019: An invitation from the ASU student body presidents

ASU's student body presidents have a special invitation to the entire Sun Devil Nation: Don't miss Change the World on March 27, 2019.

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ASU student Abbey Sewell at 2019 Tempe Open Door

Showing off snakes, fire and guitar licks: The students of ASU Open Door

Visitors got the chance to hold live snakes, play with robots and more at ASU Open Door 2019.

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ASU student Zoe Isaac

How do ASU students change the world?

ASU students effect change through volunteering, building cultural bridges, expanding access to education and more. How are you changing the world?

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International student strives to create a world where everyone cares for others

ASU senior Alpha Ngwenya is a first-generation student from Zimbabwe, and he’s determined to create a world where everyone cares about the problems of others.

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ASU student Tyler Brown with Free Hugs Project's Ken Nwadike Jr.

Change the World event to celebrate and showcase ASU student innovation

The Change the World event on March 27, 2019, at Sun Devil Stadium will be an unprecedented celebration of ASU student innovation.

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Getting down to business with W. P. Carey’s student-led podcast

Hunter Colleran and Thomas Anderson are more than just W. P. Carey students, they are also co-host’s of ASU’s first and only student-led podcast “Getting Down to Business”. Learn how it got started, the process of recording it, and where to listen.

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Photo Tour: ASU sustainability in action

Take a tour of ASU’s green practices. ASU is home to the first school of sustainability in the country, being the first to offer it as a major. ASU takes major steps in creating a green campus, such as us 73,500 megawatts (MWh) of renewable energy each year, instead of fossil fuels.

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What is the Digital Creative Studio?

The Digital Creative Studio in ASU's recently redesigned Memorial Union provides students with a convenient space on campus to conceptualize, shoot, edit and produce captivating multimedia pieces.

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