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Fulton Schools of Engineering
The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering are at the forefront of ASU’s efforts to produce the talent to position our state for success in attracting and growing high-tech industries.
With funding from the New Economy Initiative, ASU is adding world-class faculty to increase the capacity of the Fulton Schools of Engineering to serve larger numbers of students and enable hands-on research experiences that improve job readiness. The return on this investment will catalyze sustained resiliency and growth that creates wealth for Arizona businesses and families working in every sector, strengthening our state’s greater economy.
By 2025, the New Economy Initiative will firmly establish the Fulton Schools of Engineering as the national leader in engineering education, producing high quality graduates and newly trained learners who meet local demand for the skilled workers needed by growing New Economy industries.Learn more
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Engineering students enrolled
Producer of technical talent in the U.S.
Mobilizing innovative educational assets
A vibrant New Economy ecosystem requires not only engineers and technical experts, but also skilled workers in diverse fields like allied health, biosciences, digital media and film, entrepreneurship, education, finance and more.
Through adaptive, AI-infused advising platforms and hybrid education models, ASU is ensuring student success and increasing graduation outcomes in critical professions. ASU’s approach to producing professionals equipped to lead in the New Economy is also leveraging unique new physical assets that enable sophisticated, hands-on training to advance job readiness and leave graduates prepared to contribute to Arizona’s prosperity and thriving.
Thunderbird School of Global Management Global Headquarters
Fusing business and technology for global leadership
Situated on ASU’s Downtown campus, the new Global Headquarters of ASU’s Thunderbird School of Global Management is the world’s most technologically advanced management and leadership education center. Thunderbird’s Global Headquarters is helping Arizona to meet the demands of the New Economy by delivering technology-enabled, transdisciplinary education that prepares students for the opportunities and challenges of global careers. With a footprint of 100,000+ square feet, 1600 square feet of digital displays, and 31 million pixels of LED content, Thunderbird’s Global Headquarters enables hands-on engagement with bleeding edge technologies and state-of-the-art classrooms. The full integration of technology enhances the learning experience and allows students to become familiar with emerging technologies that are reshaping the workplace. Among the technology assets of Thunderbird’s Global Headquarters are extended reality (XR) production and development facilities, a volumetric capture studio that creates full three-dimensional renderings of faculty and student teaching and learning activities, and a virtual reality-based language lab. The site also hosts a global decision theater enabling immersive, collaborative problem-solving and modeling between student and faculty teams around the world.