ASU men's basketball to play in 2019 Pac-12 China game
Arizona State University’s global footprint keeps expanding, including on the basketball court. The Pac-12 announced a 2019 men's basketball matchup between ASU and the University of Colorado Boulder, the fifth edition of the Pac-12 China Game presented by Alibaba Group. The November 2019 game will be co-hosted by longtime Pac-12 partner Federation of University Sports of China, which operates under China’s Ministry of Education.
ASU professor recognized at Governor’s Celebration of Innovation
As a finalist for the Innovator of the Year Award in academia, Ferran Garcia-Pichel, a microbiology professor with ASU’s School of Life Sciences and director of the Biodesign Center for Fundamental and Applied Microbiomics, and his lab were recognized for their work in restoring the desert soil’s natural protective crusts through the use of what they call “microbial nurseries.”