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ASU Downtown campus to open in August

On the southwest corner of Third and Fillmore streets in downtown Phoenix, dozens of men with hard hats are moving in and out of a four-story building covered with a giant black canopy. It is the old Arizona Department of Water Services Building and the future site of the College of Nursing at the new ASU downtown campus.

Alliance unites ASU, community colleges

Students transferring from a Maricopa Community College to ASU will be able to access ASU advisers beginning fall 2006. ASU teamed with Maricopa Community Colleges to form an alliance that would ease the transition of community college students who wish to eventually transfer to ASU

Glick named UNR president

After serving 15 years as the ASU provost and four as vice president, Milton Glick has been selected as the new president of the University of Nevada at Reno. In his tenure at ASU, Glick helped to improve student graduation and retention, as well as increased the size and quality of the freshman class, according to an Arizona State University news release.

Softball: Goal - Getting back in the series

Outfielder Kaitlin Cochran practices her swing Wednesday afternoon at Farrington Stadium. Cochran, who recently broke ASU's single-season RBI record, has produced six hits and five RBIs in her last five games.
For the ASU softball team, it doesn't get any better than this.
The Sun Devils needed only two wins to advance to the Women's College World Series last weekend, and they played those games at home. It was the first time Farrington Stadium has ever hosted a Super Regional round, granted that the round has only been in existence since 2004.
"Anytime we get to play at home it's such an advantage," sophomore pitcher Katie Burkhart said. "The comfortability level is going to be amazing out there. We can come out strong and really confident."
The team lounge was re-organized into a press conference room. NCAA banners hung down the back wall and across the stands and fresh paint coated the dugouts.

Men's golf: ASU tied for 11th after 1st round

Senior Kyle Reifers shot a 7-under par 65 to help Wake Forest to the top of the leader board after the first round of the 109th NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships at Crosswater Club in Sunriver, Ore., on Wednesday. The Demon Deacons took advantage of a calm, sunny morning to fire an 11-under par team score of 277.

Men's golf: 1st round results
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