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Returning to College as a Retiree

via Education

By Theresa Turlis, student at ASU Online and former nurse

I spent a majority of my adult life as a critical care nurse working late nights, responding to life-threatening problems, and caring for critically ill patients and their families. Though it was challenging at times, my career as a nurse always kept me on my toes, enabled me to contribute to my local community, and inspired me to live my life to the fullest.

ASU named one of the nation's best universities for undergrad education

via ASU News

Arizona State University is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the new 2015 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 379 Colleges.”

Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges, and only four colleges outside the U.S., are profiled in the book, which is The Princeton Review's flagship college guide.

ASU faculty member named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor

via ASU News

Biogeochemist Ariel Anbar has been selected as Arizona State University’s first Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor. This distinguished honor recognizes Anbar’s pioneering research and teaching.

He is one of 15 professors from 13 universities whose appointments were announced by the Maryland-based biomedical research institute on June 30. The appointment includes a five-year, $1 million grant to support Anbar’s research and educational activities.