AZLoop team places in top 8 at SpaceX Hyperloop pod competition
Sep08

AZLoop team places in top 8 at SpaceX Hyperloop pod competition

AZLoop, a team made up of about 100 students from ASU, NAU and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, placed in the top eight out of 35 teams in the SpaceX Hyperloop finals on August 27. The goal of the competition is for each team to design and build a pod over the course of a year to test in the SpaceX Hyperloop tube. For readers who haven’t heard of the Hyperloop, it is one of tech magnate Elon Musk’s many highly ambitious projects...

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6 must-have gadgets for ASU, UA, and NAU students
Aug11

6 must-have gadgets for ASU, UA, and NAU students

Classes at Arizona’s public universities start next week, and it’s time to stock up on all the supplies that will set you up for an organized and successful school year. With unavoidable long-nights of studying and lengthy papers headed your way, it’s important to have all the necessary tools to get the job done. Whether you are counting down the days until graduation or you’re an eager freshman, these gadgets will help you make the...

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ASU startup to provide students with more parking options
Jul24

ASU startup to provide students with more parking options

ASU students Jonathon Barkel and Scott Fitsimones are changing the way that students park on campus. AirGarage is a service founded in 2016 that allows homeowners to list their unused driveways online to be available for ASU students to pay and park at during their classes. AirGarage was created with college wallets in mind. It provides students with a budget-friendly option when it comes to commuting to school.  According to their...

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ASU’s Technology Office brings the IoT to Sun Devil Stadium
Apr10

ASU’s Technology Office brings the IoT to Sun Devil Stadium

If you haven’t heard (or seen it posted on billboards, buses, and sometimes the Metro Light Rail), you’ll know it now: Arizona State University has been ranked #1 for innovation two years in a row. But where does that innovation actually happen? A lot of it occurs at the University Technology Office located inside Sun Devil Stadium. Chris Richardson is the Assistant Vice President of the University Technology Office (UTO). Over the...

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Zero-waste startup wins $20,000 from Pakis Social Entrepreneurship Challenge at ASU
Feb20

Zero-waste startup wins $20,000 from Pakis Social Entrepreneurship Challenge at ASU

Three social entrepreneurship startups competed on February 15th for the $20,000 prize of the Pakis Social Entrepreneurship Challenge at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey Business School. The competition was held in a partnership between W.P. Carey and the Pakis Center for Business Philanthropy at ACF (Arizona Community Foundation). Each team had eight minutes to present a pitch to a three-judge panel. The teams needed to cover a...

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