ASU’s Week in Pictures
Features Centennial Professor Award winner Stephen Helms Tillery, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering; Outstanding International Student award winner Javier Corral Clayton, freshman chemical engineering major; and biomedical engineering sophomore, Alex Walsh, at the 2012 FURI symposium.
Star students deserve praise (Arizona Republic)
Twelve student and 40 teachers were honored at the 26th annual Outstanding Students and Outstanding Educators awards ceremony, including Olivia Brancati, Saguaro High School’s student body president and member of the robotics team that advanced to the international championships in its first year. She plans to study civil and environmental engineering at ASU.
BooGood Bicycles makes sweet rides for good cause (College Times)
Derrick Loud has traveled more than 100 miles on the handmade bamboo bike he built in his studio apartment.
Everywhere he went with his bike, he turned heads and garnered interest for his startup company BooGood Bicycles. The business venture, which was recently announced as a semi-finalist in the national Dell Social Innovation Challenge, plans to adopt a one-to-one sales model to benefit disabled individuals in underdeveloped countries.
“We are providing people with a product that would give them the power to do good and change someone’s life,” said Loud, an ASU graduate student studying biomedical engineering.
FlashFood App wins US finals in Imagine Cup for students (Voice of America)
Students from Arizona State University won top honors last week at the Imagine Cup finals in the United States.
ASU team to represent US in worldwide student technology competition (Entrepreneurship at ASU)
Four ASU students have won a place in the premiere international student technology competition by taking first place, April 23, in the U.S. Finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup in Seattle. Their team, named FlashFood, earned a trip to the Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals in Sydney, Australia in July.
Two Mountain Pointe seniors win $100,000 scholarships (Arizona Republic)
Two Mountain Pointe High seniors have been awarded the prestigious Flinn Scholarship. Thomas Bello and Ajay Karpur, both 18, are among 22 Arizona Flinn Scholars for 2012. Karpur plans to study electrical engineering this fall at ASU.
Campo Verde High senior is school’s first Flinn Scholar (Arizona Republic)
Campo Verde High senior Marissa Davis is the school’s first Flinn Scholar, a prestigious scholarship worth more than $100,000 that includes a free ride to an Arizona public university and two international study trips.
The 18-year-old plans to major in electrical and mechanical engineering at Arizona State University. She wants to be a Disney “imagineer,” the engineer who designs and fixes rides at the Disney parks.