Sen. Mark Kelly speaking during panel at ASU

Arizona and the nation need to lead – not follow – the rapid transformation of digital learning, workforce development and military readiness. That was the theme of discussion at the annual Congressional Conference held on Aug. 16 on the Tempe campus. The daylong event featured panels and attendees that included members of the Arizona Senate and Congress, academic leaders and industry experts.

Group of students and teachers standing on the banks of a lake.

Tara Williams, the new dean of Barrett, The Honors College, greets incoming first-year neurobiology student Sarah East (center) and her family as East moves into the Barrett residential halls on the Tempe campus, on Aug. 13. Move-in continues this week across ASU. Williams succeeds Mark Jacobs in the post after serving as the dean of the University of Alabama Honors College. Photo by Charlie Leight/ASU News

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