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Editor’s note: This story was co-authored by UTO’s editorial team, including Sophie Jones, Alisha Mendez and Mike Sanchez – edited by Tristan Ettleman. 
As the Spring session ends, UTO prepares once again for upcoming Summer and Fall courses. As with every new session, arrangements for individual classrooms are necessary: it is imperative that faculty and staff request desired software to be…
"Be BRAVE." That is the motto UTO aims to embody as we collectively build our workplace culture. But, what does it mean to be brave?
Individuals looking at a screen together and taking detailed sticky-notes.
ASU prides itself on accessible enterprise tools, ensuring all departments have an array of affordable resources at their disposal. Supporting this mission, UTO is happy to share an additional service option for our community to choose from:…
conversketch of the pitches from Day 2 at Pente Pitch Challenge
If you’ve watched the ABC hit TV show Shark Tank, you know that inventors stand before potential investors, pitching their ideas in hopes of earning financial backing and mentorship. 
Herberger students at Skysong
Smart campus technology has long been a focus of ASU innovation. Key to advancing this work are strategic partnerships like those with the Cox Connected Environment Collaboratory and the Cloud Innovation Center, powered by AWS, known around campus…
Students gather for the LF Jam
If you’ve been to the Creativity Commons in Tempe this month, you may have noticed a flurry of activity on the second floor. That’s because the space in ASU’s Learning Futures now offers Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband indoors.
Hands pointing at laptop screen
Maintaining more control and privacy of our information is crucial in today’s digital-centered world. Data Privacy Day, which takes place on January 28 every year, is a time to drive home this always relevant idea. To open up conversations and bring…
ASU students working at Creativity Commons
Futuristic, learner-centered and empowering: UTO has developed a new array of strategic priorities designed to support and advance the innovation taking place across ASU.
5K runners gather for a picture
Every year, ASU supports Valley of the Sun United Way to further their mission of addressing health, housing, education, workforce development and more in Maricopa County. As part of a university-wide approach, UTO takes part to give back to the…
Immersive Creation Studio teams
Editor’s note: UTO’s By the Numbers is moving to a new publishing cadence to align with the Fall, Spring and Summer semester at ASU. This edition looks at the Fall 2021 semester from October 1 - December 31, 2021.
ASU campus
Editor’s Note: Chris Richardson, Deputy Chief Information Office at ASU, recently returned to the University Technology Office after a 6-month secondment with the Arizona Department of Education as interim CIO. Richardson authored the following blog…
ASU's 2022 Smart Region Summit
Over 550 smart city experts, technology leaders, faculty, researchers and students convened at ASU's fourth annual Smart Region Summit, a digital imm
ASU’s Learning Futures’ Collaboratory, powered by Verizon 5G, in Creativity Commons. Photo credit: Mike Sanchez, ASU
“We are in the most transformative technological moment since the early stages of the industrial revolution,” said ASU President Michael Crow during a welcome keynote at the 2022 Smart Region Summit last week.
When crossing the street at Arizona State University’s campus, you may have noticed blue light poles placed along the sidewalks. While these poles primarily function as emergency call boxes for faculty and students, they also offer strategic…
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The holiday season is upon us – bringing with it an inbox full of party invites, well wishes, special deals and holiday discounts. And while the season is a time for joy and cheer, the flood of the inbox and hussle of the holidays presents a unique…
Students walk through the Student Pavilion
UTO's 2021 Year in Review publication is here! Flip through snapshots, take a closer look at the year's big stories and more.
ASU light trails
In today’s workplace, technological developments and a greater awareness of responsible innovation and inclusivity are taking on a radical new shape. To lead the way in this paradigm, UTO has recently entered a new era of embracing the modern…
Example of Media Plus
Through embedded media, faculty can create engaging course content that combines visual and auditory learning styles to offer an immersive experience. Streamlining this process for easy media integration is ASU’s new MediaPlus tool: a streaming and…
Data Conference attendees
Swapping data recipes, sharing the tools that help create ASU’s secret sauce and having fun — that’s what more than 800 ASU data enthusiasts registered to do at the 2021 ASU Data Conference on November 15-17.