ASU's Week in Pictures
Students returning to the Tempe campus for the Fall 2012 semester were greeted by a new Arizona State University sign on the mall at the corner of University and College.Tom Story
The School of Earth and Space Exploration and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering share facilities in the newly completed Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building 4, just south of the Biodesign Institute on the Tempe campus.Bill Timmerman
Palo Verde Beach, on the Tempe campus, is undergoing major improvements to the landscaping and patio areas between the residence halls, with construction scheduled to be completed later this month.Tom Story
On the Polytechnic campus, the new Citrus Dining Pavilion was completed along with the Century Hall residence facility in time for the new semester.Tom Story
Construction continues on the new student recreation center and the access roads to both it and the new residence hall and dining facility on ASU's Polytechnic campus.Tom Story
The Verde Dining Facility on ASU’s West campus opened in time for the beginning of fall classes, along with the new Casa del Oro residence hall.Tom Story
Construction continues on the new student recreation center on ASU’s West campus. It is scheduled for completion in January 2013.Tom Story
Faculty and students fill the sidewalks and Cady Mall around Hayden Library during class break on ASU’s Tempe campus.Tom Story
Students head for class along Palm Walk on ASU's Tempe campus as work continues on McCord Hall, a 129,000-square-foot addition to the W. P. Carey School of Business. The facility, scheduled for opening in June 2012, will feature 10 tiered amphitheater-style classrooms, 40 team study rooms, four flat configured classrooms, a career center, conference facilities, graduate student lounges and outdoor assembly areas.Tom Story
Class break is a popular time for students to use the newly remodeled Computing Commons.Tom Story
The Sun Devils opened up the 2012 season with a 63-6 win over Northern Arizona University, Aug. 30. To see more photos from the game, visit: asunews.asu.edu/20120831_gallery_weekinsports.Tom Story
Christine Wilkinson (center) cuts the ceremonial ribbon on the steps of Old Main, officially opening a branch of the Arizona Motor Vehicles Department, allowing ASU supporters to purchase official ASU collegiate license plates at the Alumni Association offices on the Tempe campus.
More than 14,000 Arizona vehicles have the plates, which also are known as Sparky plates. The plates cost $25, and $17 from each plate sold goes directly to the Alumni Association’s Medallion Scholarship fund, a comprehensive scholarship program that incorporates components of leadership, scholarship and service.
Captain Steve Borden (right) receives a kiss from his wife, Lorelei, during the Captain's retirement ceremony Aug. 31, as guest speaker Rear Admiral James Symonds (Ret.) applauds at left. Borden served as commander of the Naval ROTC program at ASU as the final assignment of his 30-year Naval career, and will continue his service at ASU as director of the Tillman Veterans Center.Tom Story
Members of ASU’s Naval ROTC program pass in review during the retirement ceremony for its first commander, Captain Steven A. Borden (center left). The program’s new commander, Captain David Price (center right), assumed command of the program following Borden's retirement. At left is Commander Erich Schmidt, executive officer for the Naval ROTC program.Tom Story