Arizona poised to win in new economy if we invest wisely
Successful efforts to leverage investments and create partnerships to grow the Fulton Schools engineering programs is one example of what needs to done to boost Arizona’s economy, says ASU President Michael Crow. A special investment the Arizona Board of Regents is now requesting from the state government builds on that example, Crow says. That new funding would be used to spur more breakthroughs in engineering and science — advances that would in turn create a top-tier, concentrated environment of technology and talent in the greater Phoenix area to provide the state a key strategic economic development asset for the future.
See also: Arizona’s 3 university presidents promote research as economic driver — ASU NOW, February 6 (article cites research advances led by Fulton Schools faculty members Klaus Lackner and Cody Friesen)