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A hallmark of ASU is its commitment to interdisciplinary studies. The university’s many institutes foster collaborative learning among departments, allowing educators to explore complex questions and break new ground. You can support this effort by directing your giving to one of the following institutes.

Biodesign Institute

The Biodesign Institute is spearheading ASU’s innovative application of use-inspired research to play a critical role in preparing the next generation of innovators.

Global Institute for Sustainability

The Global Institute of Sustainability is the hub of Arizona State University’s sustainability initiatives. ASU’s framework for addressing the challenges of sustainability builds upon four cornerstones: research, education, business practices and global partnerships.

McCain Institute for International Leadership

McCain Institute

The McCain Institute for International Leadership focuses on advancing character-driven leadership based on security, economic opportunity, freedom, and human dignity in the United States and around the world. The Institute’s programs are designed to identify and to support the next generation of global leaders and to create better designs for better decisions in national and international policy.