Group of people shovel dirt during groundbreaking ceremony at ASU's West campus

Arizona State University celebrated its West campus on Wednesday by kicking off a large-scale project that will add three new academic schools and two new buildings. The event, called “West Valley Forward,” highlighted ASU’s commitment to meeting the educational and economic growth needs of the booming West Valley.

Illustration of how ASU's Compact X-ray Free Electron Laser works, with red squares and lines representing the laser and X-rays.

Faculty and students from the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts, coordinators with Wild at Heart rescue and community volunteers install new weather-proof housing for burrowing owls on the Polytechnic campus on Friday, March 24. The owls have been living on the campus since May 2021, but unseasonably heavy rains this spring flooded the existing habitats. Photo by Charlie Leight/ASU News

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