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May 2021 Edition

For this May 2021 edition of <The UTO Source>, we're taking a look back at the stories of April. A big part of UTO's emerging narrative in the past month centered on the intersection of culture and innovation. Commentary on current events from ASU CIO Lev Gonick, milestone publications and a reminder of the humanity displayed a year after our remote modality came into being round out this <The UTO Source> installment.

Responsible Innovation spotlights 5 guiding principles

In April, the University Technology Office hosted its first-ever Responsible Innovation Workshop to outline its framework for a standard of ethics, respect and accountability being adopted across the organization. 

$100B for broadband: ASU’s CIO weighs in

The UTO Newsroom sat down with Lev Gonick on the heels of The American Jobs Plan announcement to delve beyond politics and discuss how such significant broadband investment can change the face of our country and world.

Parents across ASU find their “remote rhythm”

As we take a look and check-in with our colleagues and friends, let’s see the remote modality through their own parenting perspective.

7 ways to get involved in UTO's culture work

Culture work is UTO work. April’s UTO Town Hall, led by Bonnie LeBlanc, demonstrated the interplay of our organization’s culture and the innovative work being accomplished across the chapters.

FY21 Q3 'By the Numbers' illustrates support of ASU

As always, we have gathered the quantity reflecting the quality that helps tell our story for UTO’s By the Numbers report.

Culture in action

Every month, a whole host of events promoting a positive culture within and beyond UTO take place, including activies that promote health and wellness, giving back and professional development. This is just a short summary of some of the work that has made UTO culture better every day, a summary that will make its way into <The UTO Source> every month.

  • 17th Annual Pat's Run - The UTO Giving Back team joined the Pat's Run fundraiser to raise money for the Pat Tillman Foundation's Tillman Scholars Program.
  • ASU Global Accessibility Day - The Universal Design and Access Technology Working Group at UTO hosted a virtual half-day of interactive presentations.
  • April Meditation - UTO's Culture Weavers hosted weekly yoga and meditation sessions for everyone to get their Zen on!

Thank you for reading! <The UTO Source> will highlight UTO stories every month, showcasing the incredible work being done for the University and, most importantly, the people who do that work. Stay up to date by following UTO on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube. And if you'd like to submit your own UTO story idea, fill out our story submission form!