Arizona State University

ASU’s 1st “Maker” Summit:  Rethinking Higher Education & Economic Growth

ASU’s 1st “Maker” Summit: Rethinking Higher Education & Economic Growth

This past month, Arizona State University held its first “maker summit” which “brought together teachers and students, engineers and artists, entrepreneurs and policymakers to discuss how education can be more hands-on and collaborative, all the way from preschool to college and beyond.”  According to an ASU press release, the summit focused on ways to bring […]

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How to make US Higher Education more productive

How to make US Higher Education more productive

Some thoughts from Arizona State University president Michael Crow.  Among other things, he discusses how the university (particularly public universities) will have to change in response to the fact that people have to be prepared to work in multiple fields over the course of their careers.  A little heavy on the ersatz business jargon, but […]

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