Eight students who will have traveled nearly 4,000 miles from their native Peru will be arriving at ASU this fall as part of the Beca Cometa scholarship program.

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ASU Assistant Professor María José Sanín returned to her native country of Colombia this summer to continue her research on the towering wax palm tree, the country's national tree for more than 15 years.

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Second gentleman Douglas Emhoff joined Arizona officials and ASU community members on July 19 to celebrate a recent $15.9 million federal grant to Valley Metro that will support exploring the expansion of the Tempe streetcar into Mesa.

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