2018 Sun Devil Bowl Guide

32 H Y U N D A I S U N B O W L | D E C . 2 9 , 2 0 1 7 A R I Z O N A S T A T E F O O T B A L L 2 0 1 7 B O W L G U I D E Cornell and UC Irvine. ASU is designated a “top-tier” recruiting university by 50 of the country’s leading corporations, including internet pioneers Yelp and GoDaddy; financial powerhouses Vanguard and Charles Schwab; insurance leaders Geico and State Farm; as well as Ford, American Airlines and Mayo Clinic. These giants of American industry are among the many who have increased the flow of talent from ASU through leadership pipelines. Learn to thrive At ASU, innovation challenges the status quo. Innovation is a mindset woven into the fabric of the university, encouraging students to rethink, redesign and reinvent — to learn to thrive academically, professionally and personally. This is what thriving is all about. And ASU is where it begins. BEST IN THE U.S.: ASU IS #1 IN INNOVATION U.S. News & World Report has recognized ASU as the country’s “most innovative” university for two years running, earning the No. 1 spot ahead of No. 2 Stanford and No. 3 MIT. The publication is not the only one giving ASU high grades above many of the nation’s elite colleges and Pac-12 peers. #1 university in the U.S. for innovation, as selected by educational leaders based on student entrepreneurship, knowledge delivery and student support services (U.S. News & World Report) #1 fastest-growing Research 1 university in the U.S., ahead of Harvard, Yale, Duke, others (NSF Higher Education Research and Development survey) #3 university in the U.S. chosen by international students, ahead of Columbia, Cornell, California (Institute of International Education Open Doors report) #4 graduate degree program in the U.S. for city management and urban policy, ahead of Harvard, California, Syracuse (U.S. News & World Report) #5 graduate degree program in the U.S. for supply chain management and logistics, ahead of Stanford, California, Carnegie Mellon (U.S. News & World Report) #5 graduate degree program in the U.S. for information and technology management, ahead of Harvard, Rutgers, Michigan (U.S. News & World Report) #5 university in the country for producing the best-qualified graduates; more than 40 of the country’s top corporations list ASU as a “top-tier” university for graduate recruitment (Wall Street Journal) Top-10 research university in the U.S. for faculty Fulbright scholars, joining Cornell, Southern California, Michigan (Chronicle of Higher Education)