I go to ASU because ...

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Passion is everywhere at ASU. From artists to athletes, scientists to social workers, ASU students are here to achieve big things.

This week, ASU Now, in collaboration with the undergraduate and graduate student governments, are presenting Why I Go to ASU, a short video series exploring some of the reasons talented individuals come to ASU.

We end the week with research.


Thursday it was all about academics.


Wednesday we explored Innovation at ASU.


Tuesday we looked at Success at ASU.


Monday we started with the Community at ASU.


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