Downtown Phoenix Campus News

August 20, 2018
In a guest column in The Arizona Capitol Times , Honors Faculty Fellow Alex Trimble Young explains the importance of Barrett, The Honors College's signature course, The Human Event. Young says... Read more
August 17, 2018
The Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multi-university reporting initiative headquartered at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, released... Read more
August 16, 2018
The heart of downtown Phoenix just got a more youthful glow, as students hit the Arizona State University campus for the first day of classes. Over 1,600 new freshmen are ready to start college life... Read more
August 15, 2018
A big university offers many opportunities, but it also can be a bit overwhelming. Students who choose one of Arizona State University’s smaller metro Phoenix campuses can still take advantage of the... Read more
August 15, 2018
Faith Abercrombie and George Loureiro have a lot in common. They hail from Rocklin, California (population: 66,830). They attended the same high school, where they served as staff leaders of their... Read more
August 15, 2018
For the second year in a row, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is welcoming a record-setting class of new students. With a median GPA of 3.76 and a median LSAT score... Read more
August 14, 2018
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of fall 2018 incoming ASU students. So many of Natalie Glatt’s family members have graduated from Arizona State University — her mother, all... Read more
August 13, 2018
Fourteen days. Twelve students. Seven cities. One memorable trip, and lots of cool stories. And there was haggis, too … fore everyone. A dozen students from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism... Read more
August 13, 2018
Emily Brennan, a Barrett, The Honors College student majoring in biological sciences and anthropology, says her work with a student-led health-care organization has helped her see people experiencing... Read more
August 12, 2018
Moving into your first residence hall can be daunting: Did you pack everything? Will your roommate be cool? How do you do laundry again? Luckily, the Arizona State University Class of '22 had a... Read more
August 11, 2018
Sheets, blankets, towels, laundry supplies, personal toiletries, maybe a bike and a printer — the cost of college life essentials can add up. For youth aging out of foster care who may not have any... Read more
August 9, 2018
Lori Todd, the senior social media editor for NPR, is joining Arizona State University to lead the digital desk of Cronkite News, the student-operated, faculty-led news division of Arizona PBS at the... Read more
August 7, 2018
The college experience is about stretching beyond your comfort zone to learn from new and sometimes challenging situations, shattering preconceived notions in the process. That is a central theme of... Read more
August 7, 2018
Bandak Lul knows what it’s like to live between worlds: to leave everything behind, to step into uncertainty, to be separated from home and family. Lul knows because he was a refugee — forced to flee... Read more
August 6, 2018
While advances in forensic science have helped exonerate many innocent people, the FBI is finding that in some instances the science has been overstated, leading to wrongful convictions. One area of... Read more
August 6, 2018
In a move to advance high-quality enterprise journalism, the Scripps Howard Foundation today announced a $6 million investment into the creation of two centers for investigative journalism. Arizona... Read more
August 6, 2018
Chiamei Hsia, doctoral candidate in the School of Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University and research associate in ASU’s Partnership for Community Development, was honored... Read more
August 3, 2018
Seems like journalists can’t count on many allies these days. But they have a new one in Gregg Leslie, an Arizona State University professor and media law expert who will open a legal clinic this... Read more
August 3, 2018
Stand aside, ketchup. Saturday, Aug. 4, is National Mustard Day . Besides being a popular and versatile condiment, mustard is one of the world’s most ancient flavors. It's made from the ground... Read more
July 27, 2018
With public health expenditure on the decline in the United States, Mac McCullough, an assitant professor in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University, set out to determine just... Read more
July 27, 2018
Prevent Child Abuse Arizona recently presented Morrison Institute policy analyst Erica Quintana with its “Everyday Heroes Award” at its annual conference held at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park... Read more
July 25, 2018
This fall, the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University will begin offering a new advanced-practice nursing degree with a focus on acute care for children. The addition of... Read more
July 23, 2018
Tracking your graduate program progress is about to become a breeze not just for Arizona State University students, but also for faculty and support staff. The Interactive Plan of Study is going... Read more
July 18, 2018
Smartphones, apps, social media and other technology innovations have forever changed our lives, and that includes higher education. The current university learning environment is vastly different... Read more
July 17, 2018
Millennials account for nearly a third of the voting-age population in Arizona, and yet only 19 percent of the votes cast for president in 2016 were in that age group — leaving governing decisions to... Read more
July 17, 2018
Twenty-five young African leaders visiting Arizona State University this summer are part of a generation that has grown up with the legacy of anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela. Mandela,... Read more
July 16, 2018
Anderson Cooper, the Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning primetime anchor at CNN , will be the recipient of the 2018 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, Arizona State University announced... Read more
July 12, 2018
Arizona State University embraces the heat of the Sonoran Desert it calls home. Its influence is everywhere, from the aptly named “ Inferno ” student section at sporting events to the university’s... Read more
July 11, 2018
Carnegie-Knight News21, the multi-university in-depth journalism collaborative based at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, won the Student Edward... Read more
July 5, 2018
Editor's note: This is part of a series investigating gun violence from many angles . It has become routine. Reports come in on another mass shooting. This time it’s at a school. A church. A... Read more
July 5, 2018
Editor's note: This is part of a series investigating gun violence from many angles . The right to keep and bear arms dates back to America's Revolutionary War, but millions of Americans... Read more
July 3, 2018
Arizona State University is committed to helping students develop and maintain healthy habits during their college years that can last a lifetime. This spring, ASU was one of the first universities... Read more
June 28, 2018
Benigno Canze smiles and extends his hand as a woman approaches his table at a welcome reception held June 22 at the Maricopa County Security Building ballroom in downtown Phoenix. Dressed in a... Read more
June 28, 2018
Seeking a global health perspective, a group of seven nurses enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University... Read more
June 27, 2018
Valle de Sol, A Phoenix based human services and leadership training nonprofit, awarded its 2018 Daniel R. Ortega Jr. Public Service Award to Joseph Garcia, director of the Latino Public Policy... Read more
June 27, 2018
Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas last August as a Category 4 tropical storm, leaving a trail of death and devastation as catastrophic flooding swamped Houston and surrounding areas. Eighty-two... Read more
June 27, 2018
Vince Nicholes has always had an ambitious and expansive thirst for knowledge. While he was working his way through Arizona State University as an undergrad in the 1990s, getting a degree in computer... Read more
June 26, 2018
Matthew Scotch, associate professor of biomedical informatics at Arizona State University's College of Health Solutions and assistant director of the Biodesign Center for Environmental Health... Read more
June 20, 2018
Twenty high school students from across Arizona are at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication as part of an intensive, two-week media innovation... Read more
June 20, 2018
In 1980, “infantile autism” was recognized as its own condition by the medical community. Around the country, schools, parents and doctors began to identify children with what would later be called... Read more
June 18, 2018
A recent study named Arizona one of several “hot spots” in the nation for higher-than-average rates of nonmedical vaccination exemptions. According to the study , published in the journal PLOS... Read more
June 15, 2018
Research shows that the earlier kids are exposed to healthy lifestyle habits, the more likely they are to be healthy adults. Professors and researchers at Arizona State University’s College of Health... Read more
June 15, 2018
An Arizona State University emerita professor is working with Mexican academics to help fight obesity by exposing a rarely talked about, sneaky and harmful contributor to weight gain: bad sleep.... Read more
June 15, 2018
A book on grieving authored by ASU School of Social Work Associate Professor Joanne Cacciatore is the Gold Award winner in the 2017 Indies Book of the Year Award. The literary award, given by... Read more
June 14, 2018
The internet loves creating villains: People get caught on camera or social media behaving badly, the post or video goes viral and anyone with a computer or smartphone piles on and fans the flames.... Read more
June 13, 2018
School may be out for the semester, but for select faculty from Arizona State University's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and College of Health Solutions, summer is no time for a break.... Read more
June 13, 2018
The Trump administration recently announced that the Medicare trust fund will be depleted by 2026 — three years earlier than previous estimates — and the Social Security trust fund will be exhausted... Read more
June 11, 2018
Trevor Reed, an expert in Native American cultural and intellectual property issues, is the newest faculty member of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, joining the... Read more
June 11, 2018
Cities across the nation are experiencing a revival thanks to architectural practices that infuse underutilized core spaces with innovative, mixed-use projects to attract and retain educated young... Read more
June 7, 2018
We count on nurses for a lot of things — to be a calming presence, a helping hand, a source of knowledge. Filling those roles is demanding enough, and with the added pressure of a nursing shortage on... Read more
June 6, 2018
Twenty-eight high school students are at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication this week to receive in-depth training in multimedia journalism.... Read more
May 30, 2018
Medical and academic researchers are conducting the first major study in 20 years on firearm injuries and deaths of children and teens. The $5 million project seeks to reduce the number of young... Read more
May 25, 2018
Just before Beatriz Mendoza graduated from Arizona State University a year ago, she joined her engineering classmates in figuring out where to apply for jobs. “While everyone else was applying to... Read more
May 24, 2018
Gregg Leslie, an expert in media law, has been named the inaugural executive director of the First Amendment Legal Clinic at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. The... Read more
May 23, 2018
What’s the longest you’ve kept a secret? A day? A week? A month? A recent College of Nursing and Health Innovation graduate student might just have you beat. Yevgeniy Katsnelson went an entire year... Read more
May 21, 2018
Top student journalists from across the country are at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication for intensive journalism training as part of a special... Read more
May 16, 2018
As Arizona State University has worked to expand access to higher education, it has added services to support students who need a boost, including specialized peer coaching. The First-Year Success... Read more
May 15, 2018
Roughly 80 percent of the 62,000 refugees who have come to live in Arizona since the Federal Refugee Resettlement Program was established in 1980 reside in Maricopa County. Many have endured violence... Read more
May 15, 2018
Candidates running for political office have typically been expected to keep their noses clean and offer voters a crime-free reputation. Those days seem to be behind us. Four Republican candidates... Read more
May 14, 2018
Journalists from the New York Times, CBS News, the Washington Post and Univision are among the participants of a new medical journalism program created by Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University’s... Read more
May 11, 2018
When a child dies because of an abusive caregiver, hearts break and headlines blare. Teddy bears pile up at memorials while the public demands action and accountability. But thousands of Arizona... Read more
May 10, 2018
Andrew Heyward, a visiting scholar at the MIT Media Lab who served for nearly a decade as president of CBS News, is joining Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass... Read more
May 9, 2018
College was never a certainty for Frank Smith III, a first-generation college student and former foster youth. “It was never something that was talked about in my family,” Smith said. Now this... Read more
May 8, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Shayla Fordyce always knew she wanted to go into the social sciences and work with people. As an undergrad in... Read more
May 8, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Megan McDermott admits she is an unlikely selection as the College of Public Service and Community Solutions... Read more
May 8, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Jimmy Arwood is no stranger to the Downtown Phoenix campus. In fact, he’s a face many people — students, faculty,... Read more
May 7, 2018
Overcoming great challenges to achieve success stands as the underlying theme for some of the more than 700 student veterans graduating this spring semester from Arizona State University. ASU’s... Read more
May 6, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . For some time, Patty Santillanes-Soto thought she wanted to be a history teacher; but in studying history, her... Read more
May 4, 2018
For the 18th year in a row, students at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication dominated the regional Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of... Read more
May 4, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . For Corina Tapscott of Phoenix, serving the community is a family tradition — and one that would ultimately shape... Read more
May 3, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Helen Goldstein is a lot of things. She is a mother of four children, ages 11, 9, 7 and 4. She is the wife of one of... Read more
May 3, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Melody Pierce knows the power of storytelling. When she graduates May 7 with her bachelor’s in journalism and mass... Read more
May 3, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Ask Solveig Parsons where her hometown is, and she’ll tell you she moved around too much to have one. After... Read more
May 3, 2018
Graduating from law school is a major accomplishment — especially at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, a top 10 public law school that ranks among the best in the... Read more
May 3, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . A corrupt attorney inspired Thomas Kim to go to law school. Kim and his family, who immigrated from Korea to Oregon... Read more
May 2, 2018
Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus is launching a pilot program designed to promote healthy living by adding new snack and beverage options to its vending machines. Starting this week... Read more
May 2, 2018
A new collaboration between Arizona State University’s Pat Tillman Veterans Center and the Public Service Academy will now move forward after receiving a $100,000 grant from Women &... Read more
May 1, 2018
Former FBI Director James Comey has said he thought President Donald Trump might lie about the nature of their meetings, so he kept meticulous notes. Those notes — the infamous memos — are now the... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Arizona State University’s Keerthi Vedantam said journalism has shaped her as an individual and offered up a clear... Read more
April 27, 2018
The 2017-18 school year began with the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law welcoming its largest and most highly credentialed incoming class of all time and will conclude in May by sending off a... Read more
April 26, 2018
Attention all study-weary college students: Step away from the 5-hour Energy, double-shot lattes and sugar-laden sports drinks. There are better ways to get a boost when you need to hit the books.... Read more
April 26, 2018
Les Schiefelbein, CEO and founder of Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution , has announced a gift to the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University to establish the Les... Read more
April 25, 2018
This spring, the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University quietly launched a much-anticipated official internship program with the aim of setting health students up for... Read more
April 25, 2018
The President’s Recognition Reception honors the outstanding efforts and achievements of Arizona State University faculty and staff who have made an impact in the workplace through the promotion of... Read more
April 25, 2018
Arizona State University Associate Professor Diana Bowman has been selected by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as one of 31 recipients of the 2018 Andrew Carnegie fellowships . Selected from a... Read more
April 24, 2018
A new generation of science journalists and storytellers from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is producing a high-quality science series for... Read more
April 23, 2018
Andrea Whitsett has been named director of Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University. She has served as interim director since August. “After a national search, Andrea emerged... Read more
April 19, 2018
Like many children who grow up with an incarcerated parent, it took Deborah Jiang Stein years to step out from the shadow of societal stigma and personal shame, eventually detailing her experience in... Read more
April 18, 2018
A team of five students, including one from Arizona State University, tied for second place in the 2018 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition — the largest student public policy simulation... Read more
April 17, 2018
Continuing its commitment to further the dialogue on some of the complex issues facing our world, t he Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Arizona State University is welcoming author,... Read more
April 17, 2018
Want to understand why it’s a turbulent time for journalism? Look around in Mexico and the United States. In Mexico, reporters must cover corruption, organized crime, an election year, and a surge in... Read more
April 16, 2018
Three Arizona State University students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication were part of a groundbreaking USA Today Network project that has won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize... Read more
April 15, 2018
The business of sports is changing the fundamental nature of the fan relationship, as well as the financial model and even the career path into the field, according to several experts who spoke at... Read more
April 13, 2018
Thanks to the spread of information and technology, the world is more connected than ever before — and with the language of sport being so widely understood, the opportunities for connection can be... Read more
April 12, 2018
Starting this week, Arizona's border will see more boots on the ground as hundreds of National Guard members will be deployed by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey at the behest of President Donald Trump.... Read more
April 9, 2018
Criminal justice experts from the Western Hemisphere will examine the impact of violence in Latin America and the Caribbean and how to prevent it at a two-day conference held at the Arizona State... Read more
April 8, 2018
Hundreds of alumni gathered at the Thunderbird School of Global Management over the weekend to say goodbye to their iconic campus before Thunderbird moves to downtown Phoenix over the summer. The “... Read more
April 8, 2018
Preliminary results from a survey of youths in Arizona show worrying trends concerning gun violence and drug use, according to a presentation at Arizona State University on Friday. Every two years,... Read more
April 6, 2018
After a successful launch with nine initial ventures, Arizona State University, in collaboration with the city of Phoenix, renews a call for innovators and entrepreneurs to participate in the RISN... Read more
April 5, 2018
Arizona State University's Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience will host its inaugural Mindfulness Summit and InterActive Dialogue April 23–24 on the Downtown Phoenix campus. With... Read more
April 4, 2018
With the midterm elections just months away, the issue of health care is once again a topic of conversation in the halls of Congress, in boardrooms and at dinner tables across the country. To... Read more
April 3, 2018
Margaret Brennan, CBS News senior foreign affairs correspondent and moderator of "Face the Nation," will deliver the keynote speech at the spring 2018 convocation of Arizona State... Read more
April 3, 2018
The physical fitness arena is no stranger to fads. One day it’s yoga this, the next it’s CrossFit that. So it can be difficult to suss out what’s really beneficial to your health and what’s just the... Read more
April 3, 2018
Carol D. Leonnig, the Washington Post reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize for her coverage of security lapses within the Secret Service, will deliver the 12th annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture at... Read more
April 2, 2018
According to the director of Health Innovation Programs at Arizona State University's College of Nursing and Health Innovation, the integration of artificial intelligence into health care is... Read more
April 2, 2018
U.S. News and World Report ranked Arizona State University’s graduate degree programs within the College of Public Service and Community Solutions among some of the best in the nation. The ASU School... Read more
March 27, 2018
The Ak-Chin Indian Community has made a philanthropic donation to benefit the Indian Legal Program (ILP) at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. A multi-year... Read more
March 26, 2018
As part of its ongoing effort to expand opportunities for military personnel, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is launching a new online degree program specifically... Read more
March 22, 2018
It’s a bright, sunny morning in central Phoenix for Alicia Gonzales, a 2005 alumna of Arizona State University's School of Community Resources and Development. Inside the Foundation for Senior... Read more
March 22, 2018
The owners of RIESTER, one of the region’s leading advertising and digital marketing firms, today made a six-figure gift to support students and programs at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite... Read more
March 21, 2018
Magical things can happen when innovative minds connect with forward-thinking investors. So Arizona State University is combining the strength of its research commitment and entrepreneurial spirit... Read more
March 21, 2018
A Scottsdale-based blockchain entrepreneur said Wednesday that the emerging currency technology is growing exponentially, but he does not envision it will take over the banking system in the... Read more
March 21, 2018
A new pilot program is bringing Arizona State University pre-med students into an emergency department to learn the best ways to communicate with Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center patients. Ten... Read more
March 21, 2018
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine recently held a national summit on innovations in physician diversity sponsored by Arizona State University. The two-day conference in February, “Pathways to Physician... Read more
March 15, 2018
According to recent reports, diabetes is on the rise among youth in America, with minorities at particular risk. At Arizona State University, researchers are working to address the issue among Latino... Read more
March 15, 2018
St. Patrick’s Day is a fun, hybrid celebration — a mixture of religion and Irish folklore, symbolism and food, plus lots and lots of green beer. (The day after? Sometimes not so much fun.) As the... Read more
March 12, 2018
The News Co/Lab at Arizona State University, a collaborative lab aimed at helping people find new ways of understanding and engaging with news and information, has named Kristy Roschke as its first... Read more
March 9, 2018
What roles do risk and social media play in the desire of Americans to travel to Cuba? A great deal, said Evan Jordan, an assistant professor of tourism in the School of Community Resources and... Read more
March 5, 2018
Sometimes experiential learning means getting your hands dirty. That was the first lesson some Arizona State University students learned Feb. 24 when they ventured beyond the walls of their health... Read more
March 1, 2018
About the only thing more dangerous than a fake news story is a fake news video. Fake news videos aren’t new, but they are on the rise and more realistic than ever due to technological advances. What... Read more
February 28, 2018
They are the nation’s largest ethnic minority, claiming nearly 18 percent of the population and 17 percent of the labor force, yet there is growing concern about the impact of Latinos not achieving... Read more
February 27, 2018
What should I expect when attending new student orientation? What’s the best way to get around ASU’s campuses? Who the heck is Sparky? These are some of the questions that prospective Arizona State... Read more
February 26, 2018
When Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus opened in 2006, almost all of the students taking general science courses in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts were nursing majors.... Read more
February 26, 2018
The challenge of learning human anatomy and physiology can be daunting for many undergraduates: identifying all 206 bones and their every bump, notch and groove; the 320 muscle pairs; the structures... Read more
February 22, 2018
Buckeye resident Michelle Myers went to bed one night in 2015 with a crippling migraine and woke up with a thick British accent. Despite never having gone abroad, Myers has been speaking with an... Read more
February 21, 2018
Republican Rep. David S. Schweikert of Arizona said Wednesday that the state should lead the country when it comes to developing regulation on blockchain applications and businesses and fully embrace... Read more
February 19, 2018
Anson Chan, a longtime Hong Kong dignitary and fierce advocate of human rights and the rule of law, was awarded the O’Connor Justice Prize in a recent ceremony at the Arizona Biltmore. And her... Read more
February 15, 2018
Now that Mardi Gras has passed and the last of the Valentine’s Day chocolates have been polished off, it’s time to get back on the wagon with those New Year’s resolutions. But eating healthier doesn’... Read more
February 14, 2018
The most-decorated Olympian of all time made headlines in 2008 for something other than his athletic prowess — or, ahem, lung capacity — when some outlets alleged Michael Phelps, the U.S. competitive... Read more
February 13, 2018
Even with widespread agreement that the world’s climate is rapidly changing, the United States has struggled to combat the issue, hindered by divisive partisanship. Is there an effective path forward... Read more
February 12, 2018
To help recognize outstanding judicial service at the local level, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has created a new honor: the Maricopa County Superior Court... Read more
February 12, 2018
As recently as January of this year, yet another college was in an uproar over a controversial speaker when University of Chicago students, faculty and alumni demanded the school rescind its... Read more
February 9, 2018
A leading criminology association recognized the work of two Arizona State University criminology professors and the research of an ASU doctoral student. Professor Michael White was given the Fellows... Read more
February 9, 2018
After the life-altering difficulties they faced in their home countries, refugees who come to America can feel overwhelmed trying to integrate into their new communities. Becoming economically self-... Read more
February 8, 2018
This week Arizona State University's College of Nursing and Health Innovation welcomed some high profile international guests from the nursing department at the University of Medicine and... Read more
February 8, 2018
At 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Aug. 9, 2016, millions tuned into NBC to watch the U.S. women’s gymnastics team go for the gold at the Rio Olympics. NBC had packaged the primetime event for... Read more
February 8, 2018
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced a $1.9 million grant to Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication to advance digital and... Read more
February 6, 2018
Following a national trend in increased law school applications and the school’s own rising prestige, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is forecasting a record number... Read more
February 5, 2018
Under federal law, marijuana is classified as a Schedule I drug — making it unlawful to manufacture, transport or even possess the drug. Despite the federal law, in 1996 California became the first... Read more
February 5, 2018
Why don’t things work? That question has driven Barry Bozeman during a lifetime of inquiry into such diverse topics as why red tape mucks up government, how gender affects scientific collaboration... Read more
February 5, 2018
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is hosting a large-scale public expo featuring cutting-edge technologies for journalists. Cronkite Innovation... Read more
February 2, 2018
Arizona State University Professor Daniel Bodansky isn’t a betting man, especially when it comes to global climate change. He likens the issue to a cancer diagnosis: “If ninety-seven doctors told me... Read more
February 2, 2018
The Downtown Phoenix campus continued this year's Open Door series on Friday, welcoming visitors — who mingled with the Phoenix First Friday art and music crowd — for a peek inside Arizona State... Read more
January 31, 2018
This year’s flu season has been nasty and unrelenting, and unfortunately, it's ramping up to be the worst in nearly a decade. Immune systems have been strained, emergency rooms jammed, and cough... Read more
January 31, 2018
Last May, Arizona State University set itself on a course toward becoming a more mindful institution with the opening of its Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience . Since then, the center... Read more
January 29, 2018
Cape Town, South Africa is hurtling towards a water apocalypse with “Day Zero” — when authorities will turn off the taps — pegged for the first half of April. The crisis, which has placed the city in... Read more
January 29, 2018
T. Denny Sanford’s name is associated with major philanthropic gifts throughout the U.S. With few exceptions, they are associated with the health and welfare of children and young people — such as... Read more
January 25, 2018
Each January the National Association of College and University Business Officers compiles data from hundreds of institutions of higher learning across the U.S., public and private. The result is the... Read more
January 24, 2018
Valeria Fernández, a veteran independent multimedia journalist who leads an innovative Spanish-language journalism program at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass... Read more
January 23, 2018
A law school is filled with aspiring lawyers for whom the institution serves an obvious purpose. But is that the only career path that should wind its way through a law school’s hallways? It’s a... Read more
January 23, 2018
Upon graduating from law school, many students are eager to capitalize on all their hard work, and the immediate payoff of a lucrative job offer can be tempting. But greater long-term rewards may be... Read more
January 22, 2018
Kathy Kudravi, a veteran award-winning sports journalist who has led news teams at ESPN and CNN, has been named the executive editor of a new international sports research and knowledge lab at... Read more
January 22, 2018
One will study human-wildlife interactions, the other will study human trafficking support. With the support of the Barrett Global Explorers Grant, Arizona State University Barrett, The Honors... Read more
January 19, 2018
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is expanding its pioneering digital audiences programs with the addition of two award-winning scholars in... Read more
January 18, 2018
A Los Angeles man gets into an online gaming dispute over a $1.50 wager and retaliates by sending a SWAT team to his opponent’s home. That address turns out to be fake and police end up at a Kansas... Read more
January 17, 2018
Arizona State University professor and Arizona Sports Hall of Fame inductee Paola Boivin was selected Wednesday as one of six new members to serve on the College Football Playoff selection committee... Read more
January 16, 2018
In late December 2017, New York signed legislation mandating that all new nurses in the state earn a Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) within 10 years of initial licensure. The move sparked heated... Read more
January 16, 2018
We all remember when the floor was lava, when we were schoolteacher to our stuffed animals, when we played detective to solve the mystery before dinnertime. Some of us turned that imagination into... Read more
January 12, 2018
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has created a new speaker series focusing on the critical workplace issues impacting women in the media. The... Read more
January 10, 2018
Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” is one of the most highly anticipated films of the year, featuring a star-studded cast, plenty of Oscar buzz and expectations that it will take home some snazzy hardware... Read more
January 10, 2018
Journalists and media professionals from around the globe will share their perspectives on major international issues as part of an annual speaker series at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite... Read more
January 9, 2018
Arizona State University welcomed the first cohort of its new executive master of public administration program last week, bringing together a diverse group of emerging public service leaders. “We’ve... Read more
January 8, 2018
Punam Ohri-Vachaspati Those New Year’s health resolutions may get easier to stick to when new Food and Drug Administration guidelines requiring restaurants with 20 or more locations nationwide to... Read more
January 4, 2018
As Arizona State University ushers in a new year, it also prepares to welcome new leadership among its ranks. Judith Karshmer, former dean of the School of Nursing and Health Professions at the... Read more
January 4, 2018
Thirteen journalism professors from eight states and two countries are at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication for the annual Scripps Howard... Read more
January 3, 2018
From eating well to working well, Arizona State University's College of Nursing and Health Innovation prides itself on the wellness culture it has cultivated over the years. In 2017 alone, the... Read more
December 22, 2017
After graduating with master’s degree in public policy this fall, Megan Drazek begins work as an auditor at the Arizona Office of the Auditor General in January. For Drazek, Arizona State University... Read more
December 21, 2017
Tracy Wahl, a former executive producer of NPR’s “Morning Edition,” will be the executive editor of a new news collaboration to enhance and expand coverage of sustainability issues, Arizona State... Read more
December 20, 2017
Adrienne Baldwin-White never expected to pursue a doctoral degree, much less become an academic. Yet, with her doctorate in social work from the Arizona State University School of Social Work in hand... Read more
December 19, 2017
Arizona State University School of Social Work assistant professor Joanne Cacciatore is building a care farm near Sedona to help families deal with tramatic grief. It was the focus of a recent story... Read more
December 19, 2017
The holidays are upon us, and for many that means family gatherings, scrumptious meals, shopping extravaganzas and gift exchanges. The same does not hold true for some members of the military.... Read more
December 18, 2017
Arizona Republic Publisher Mi-Ai Parrish, an award-winning journalist and media executive, will be the inaugural Sue Clark-Johnson Professor in Media Innovation and Leadership at the Walter Cronkite... Read more
December 15, 2017
We like to think of the holidays as a time of peace, joy and family togetherness, but very often the reality is quite different: feeling stress over gifts and finances, overwhelmed by bursting... Read more
December 15, 2017
The 350 graduates who participated in Arizona State University's College of Public Service and Community Solutions Convocation received more than recognition for their degrees Tuesday night at... Read more
December 15, 2017
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has created an advisory board for its Sports Law and Business Program (SLB), featuring some of the most accomplished experts from... Read more
December 15, 2017
Arizona State University ranks ninth out of 719 universities in the U.S. for research expenditures for institutions of higher education without a medical school, up one spot from last year, in the... Read more
December 13, 2017
You can finish your holiday shopping and help the refugee and immigrant community at the same time by shopping at the pop-up Global Market at Phoenix City Hall this Friday. The market, which will run... Read more
December 13, 2017
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is establishing a legal clinic focused on First Amendment protections, thanks to a nearly $1 million gift from the Stanton... Read more
December 12, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . When Jesús López graduated from Arizona State University this week, he became the first in... Read more
December 12, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . When Michael Elliott served in the U.S. Army, his job was to launch Patriot air defense... Read more
December 12, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . A native of Silverdale, Washington, Chelsea Raulsome came to Arizona State University... Read more
December 12, 2017
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is offering a new scholarship program specifically for veterans of the U.S. military. The program will provide four full-ride... Read more
December 12, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Tierra McDonald grew up in a family immersed in public service. Whether for work or... Read more
December 12, 2017
Stripping away an aging person’s power near the end of his or her life is informed by medicine but is fundamentally a social, moral and legal determination, said ASU Law Professor Betsy Grey. “We’re... Read more
December 12, 2017
As part of its continued commitment to the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University announced today the relocation of the iconic school’s graduate programs, and the... Read more
December 11, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Robert Rowley didn't exactly take the traditional route to college. In fact, you might... Read more
December 11, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Quin Patterson aspires to a career in federal law enforcement. His professors believe he... Read more
December 11, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Graciela Alvarez has known she wanted to earn a degree in therapeutic recreation since she... Read more
December 11, 2017
Nearly 7,700 students graduated from Arizona State University on Monday and entered a flourishing economy with a good outlook for jobs. But as family and friends filled Wells Fargo Arena, the newly... Read more
December 7, 2017
On Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on whether or not to eliminate net neutrality. To better understand the consequences of this vote, ASU Now spoke with Heather Ross,... Read more
December 7, 2017
Editor's Note: This is the third installment in an ASU Now series featuring nutritious recipes demonstrated by faculty from the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion , an academic unit of ASU... Read more
December 7, 2017
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication announced Dec. 7 new support from Democracy Fund for Cronkite’s pioneering News Co/Lab, a collaborative lab... Read more
December 6, 2017
“Today” show host Matt Lauer expressed “sorrow and regret for the pain he caused to others” when sexual misconduct allegations were leveled at him last week, but added that some of the... Read more
December 6, 2017
Frank Smith III, an Arizona State University senior majoring in political science and public policy, is one of 43 students nationwide who have been awarded the Marshall Scholarship to pursue graduate... Read more
December 5, 2017
Doctors have myriad life-saving technologies at their fingertips, but they can all be rendered useless without human warmth and community connection. That’s what drives the work of Crista Johnson-... Read more
December 5, 2017
The Environmental Protection Agency is partnering with Arizona State University’s Sustainable Purchasing Research Initiative , or SPRI, on a website designed to help organizations interested in eco-... Read more
December 4, 2017
Known as the epitome of bringing history into the 21st century, the Tony-winning Broadway musical "Hamilton" has inspired ASU professors to approach their curriculum with contemporary... Read more
December 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. With a name that means “light,” it seems fitting that integrative health senior Alina Thomas will be pursuing a career... Read more
December 1, 2017
Kevin Merida, the former Washington Post managing editor who now leads ESPN’s “The Undefeated,” will give the keynote convocation speech to the fall 2017 graduates of Arizona State University’s... Read more
December 1, 2017
Hundreds of Arizona State University students crowded the courtyard between the Health North and South buildings Friday afternoon in downtown Phoenix. On display were posters they’d worked on all... Read more
December 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. If Andres Chagolla III isn't careful, he just might start giving lawyers a good name. The Arizona State University... Read more
December 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. One of journalism student Jasmine Spearing-Bowen's early class assignments was to pick up a phone and dial the... Read more
November 30, 2017
In the 1970s at the famed Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Sandra Cisneros, Rita Dove and Joy Harjo were the only non-white students. Each went on to have a successful literary career, brazenly bucking... Read more
November 29, 2017
Walk into the local grocery store and you’re likely to find an array of products with the words “gluten-free” splashed across the label. Everything from cereal to frozen pizza to pasta — even water... Read more
November 27, 2017
Top 40 hits blast from the speakers as Haley Santiago and Larry Merville pass a basketball back and forth across the wooden floor of a basement workout room at the Lincoln Family YMCA on ASU’s... Read more
November 22, 2017
In 2010 Congress passed the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, allowing the USDA to make critical nutrition reforms to school-lunch and -breakfast programs for the first time in more than 30 years. The... Read more
November 20, 2017
This November, in recognition of National Diabetes Month, there are dozens of Arizona families who can say they are not only more aware of the disease but actively working to combat it thanks to... Read more
November 17, 2017
Univision Arizona, the state’s most-watched Spanish-language television station, is now broadcasting Cronkite Noticias, a 30-minute news program produced by bilingual Arizona State University... Read more
November 16, 2017
Debra Gee was born in San Jose, California along with her older brother, Randy Gee and her younger sister, Quannah Gee Dallas. Her mother, Estherlene Gee, who is a Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizen,... Read more
November 16, 2017
The new film “Wonder” tells the story of a young boy who overcomes the challenges of living with the facial structural abnormality known as Treacher Collins Syndrome. Craniofacial abnormalities are... Read more
November 16, 2017
The controversial Guantanamo Bay Detention Center has been largely out of the headlines during the last year — that is, until President Donald Trump recently threatened to send New York terror... Read more
November 15, 2017
Trans Awareness Week runs through Nov. 20 and provides an opportunity to celebrate the trans community at Arizona State University and promote awareness of transgender and gender non-binary... Read more
November 15, 2017
A lot of people learned this week that they have high blood pressure after new guidelines were released lowering the definition of hypertension. The changes come from the American College of... Read more
November 14, 2017
For its third consecutive year, Arizona State University has increased the number of students participating in credit-bearing, study abroad programs. This increased ranking is a direct reflection of... Read more
November 14, 2017
According to Arizona State University Assistant Professor Sarah Viran, “fake news is nothing new, and alternative facts were around long before they were given that name.” Viren is teaching a new... Read more
November 13, 2017
Editor's Note: This is the second installment in an ASU Now series featuring nutritious recipes demonstrated by faculty from the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, an academic unit of ASU... Read more
November 13, 2017
A team approach to scientific research can lead to groundbreaking results. It can also end with colleagues never working together again. A new book by ASU Public Affairs professor Barry Bozeman and... Read more
November 9, 2017
About 9 million disadvantaged children nationwide are in peril of losing their low-cost health insurance coverage if Congress fails to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) soon... Read more
November 9, 2017
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has published an in-depth new report titled “Reforming Criminal Justice.” The four-volume, 57-chapter publication, which was the... Read more
November 9, 2017
A diverse panel of high-profile business and legal experts from across the sports world will be speaking at a Nov. 30 conference presented by the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State... Read more
November 8, 2017
Joanna Lucio has been named associate dean of academic affairs for the Arizona State University College of Public Service and Community Solutions. Lucio is an associate professor in the School of... Read more
November 8, 2017
Arizona State University’s TRIO Veterans Upward Bound (VUB), a free college-preparatory program aimed at veterans who are either low-income or potential first-generation college students, has been... Read more
November 7, 2017
Recent news reports of apprehensions of undocumented immigrants raise fresh questions about the rights and responsibilities of the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs... Read more
November 6, 2017
Scooby-Doo, the animated character and series launched by Hanna-Barbera Productions in 1969, is one of the most successful brands in entertainment history. Nearly 50 years out, fans today can not... Read more
November 6, 2017
It started with a headline: “We asked six political scientists if Bernie Sanders would have a shot at the general election.” Samara Klar, a political scientist who studies electoral behavior, was... Read more
November 6, 2017
The Native American Bar Association of Arizona (NABA-AZ) recently held its ninth annual Seven Generations Awards Dinner and Silent Auction, to honor current law professionals and award scholarships... Read more
November 4, 2017
Arizona State University is a partner in the first facility in the United States to offer long-term housing to victims of sex trafficking and their children. Called “Starfish Place,” the 15-unit... Read more
November 2, 2017
A passion for accurate and accessible medical information led Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation alumna Danielle Stringer to come up with a unique solution. The... Read more
November 1, 2017
A quarter-century ago, Sean McCafferty was at loose ends and didn’t know what to do with his life. When inspiration didn’t strike, he turned to the Army. He quickly became a rising star, was sent to... Read more
November 1, 2017
Paola Boivin, the award-winning sports columnist who worked for The Arizona Republic for more than 20 years and now teaches at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass... Read more
October 31, 2017
At a university that prides itself on inclusiveness and diversity, Arizona State University got a surprising wakeup call when it recently met with more than 1,100 Native American students about their... Read more
October 31, 2017
When people talk about drug problems, drug overdose and drug addiction, most people associate these situations with substance abuse of the illegal kind. However, the prescription bottles in household... Read more
October 26, 2017
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication dedicated its largest teaching space in honor of Elizabeth Murphy Burns and Richard Burns of Morgan Murphy Media... Read more
October 23, 2017
Fact: Almost 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have experienced severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Fact: College-age women (ages 18 to 24) are at high risk for intimate... Read more
October 23, 2017
A $7 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), of the National Institutes of Health, will fund a specialized research “Center for Excellence” at... Read more
October 19, 2017
Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill, the award-winning co-anchors and managing editors of the “PBS NewsHour,” were awarded the 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism by Arizona... Read more
October 17, 2017
Driving is one of those privileges we all take for granted until we can’t do it anymore. We drive to get to work (some of us drive for work), we drive to meet with friends, we drive to get food — we... Read more
October 17, 2017
Exploration. Creative observation. Removing the limits of conventional thinking. These are the words of Arizona State University art students exercising their creative minds as part of “Sculpting... Read more
October 16, 2017
Arizona PBS won six regional Emmy Awards, including one for a special on the legacy of Walter Cronkite as well as the top public service award, while Arizona State University students at the Walter... Read more
October 16, 2017
The American Cancer Society estimates that about 250,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. They will join the approximately 3.1 million breast-cancer... Read more
October 12, 2017
President Donald Trump is considering backing out of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015. Many believe it could leave the United States a diplomatic pariah if he follows through. Trump says... Read more
October 11, 2017
Taking her message on the road, Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation Assistant Professor Samantha Calvin spoke at the 14th Annual Human Trafficking and Social Justice... Read more
October 10, 2017
The ripple effects of Syria’s brutal civil war have been felt across the globe, and countries nearest to the epicenter are straining to accommodate a massive influx of refugees. In those areas, water... Read more
October 9, 2017
A nationally recognized immigration advocate and author said Monday that reform is not insurmountable and that many communities across the nation are showing the way, but it'll take a cross-... Read more
October 8, 2017
Immigration problems are wicked problems. Lawyers are often forced to deal with mixed families, deportations, conflicting laws and personal issues that aren’t easily categorized. Yet the director of... Read more
October 6, 2017
Politics, elections and governance in the United States are largely viewed through the lens of a two-party power structure of Republicans and Democrats. However, a distinct but ill-defined group of... Read more
October 4, 2017
News Co/Lab at Arizona State University, a collaborative lab aimed at helping the public find new ways of understanding and engaging with news and information, today announces a $300,000 grant from... Read more
October 3, 2017
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication today launched News Co/Lab, a collaborative lab aimed at helping the public find new ways of understanding and... Read more
September 29, 2017
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Arizona State University Police Department officers and aides will wear purple Velcro patches, bracelets and lapel pins throughout October to show... Read more
September 28, 2017
Born and raised in Arizona, Alicia Garcia knew that one day she would be a Sun Devil. Izzamar Gracia Basaca was born in Phoenix but raised in Nogales. She returned to complete her education. Now both... Read more
September 28, 2017
Arizona State University opened its first permanent location in China this week as part of a partnership to offer degrees in tourism. ASU now has a building on the campus of Hainan University, a top-... Read more
September 28, 2017
To kick off Homecoming 2017 at Arizona State University, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is inviting alumni, students and faculty to Cronkite Day, an annual large-... Read more
September 28, 2017
Sacrifice is a fact of life. We make sacrifices for our families, our work and even our diets. This Sunday, Oct. 1, as herbivores everywhere celebrate World Vegetarian Day, they’ll be happy to know... Read more
September 27, 2017
What is it about dogs that make them so cool? Why are they so friendly with humans? How did they develop certain social skills that allow them to endear themselves to us and then engrain themselves... Read more
September 27, 2017
It used to be that the most controversial issue at an NFL game was a ref’s call or a late hit on a quarterback. These days it’s politics and violence (on field and off), concussions and the risk of... Read more
September 22, 2017
Sales of gluten-free foods continue to soar, reflecting a widespread belief that eliminating gluten from a person’s diet can produce health benefits, even for those without gluten sensitivity or... Read more
September 22, 2017
The problem was simple but serious. Dana Lewis has type 1 diabetes and is a heavy sleeper, and the alarm on her continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device that let her know her glucose levels were... Read more
September 19, 2017
It’s a conversation no one wants to have: telling a patient that it’s time to turn in his car keys. Driving means freedom, and for many people it’s part of their identity. But however uncomfortable,... Read more
September 19, 2017
Last week, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced a “Medicare for All” proposal that would create a single-payer health-care system in the United States. Swapna Reddy, clinical assistant professor in... Read more
September 18, 2017
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is pleased to welcome a dynamic and diverse group of new faculty members for the 2017–18 school year. A top 25 law school and one of... Read more
September 15, 2017
In spring 2016, Jessica Swarner, then an Arizona State University junior majoring in political science and journalism, saw an alarming story about a young girl’s use of a messaging app. According to... Read more
September 15, 2017
A team of Arizona State University students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication won a top multimedia award from the nation’s leading professional organization dedicated... Read more
September 14, 2017
Service, professionalism and mentorship. Those are the three principles of the CONHI Health Initiatives , or CHI, a new student-led organization at Arizona State University's Downtown Phoenix... Read more
September 13, 2017
A new academic year brings a host of new buildings and significant facilities upgrades to the Arizona State University community. During summer break, ASU Facilities Development and Management... Read more
September 13, 2017
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has awarded five public media stations, led by Arizona PBS, a grant to establish a regional news collaboration to enhance and expand coverage of... Read more
September 12, 2017
James Herbert Williams is the new director of the School of Social Work in the College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University in downtown Phoenix. He brings more than... Read more
September 12, 2017
Free speech, one of the most basic rights guaranteed to U.S. citizens, has become a hot-button issue with phrases like “fake news” and “safe space” entering the national lexicon, and arguments raging... Read more
September 8, 2017
Ramona Denby-Brinson is a professor and associate dean of research for the College of Public Service and Community Solutions. She’s leading an effort to expand research efforts within the college and... Read more
September 8, 2017
As Hurricane Irma continues its destructive path toward Florida and as residents in Texas and Louisiana grapple with the aftermath of Harvey, health-care providers are responding to an onslaught of... Read more
September 6, 2017
Arizona State University has a reputation for innovation, so it’s no surprise that its schools are brimming with resources to support entrepreneurial and solutions-based endeavors. There’s the Center... Read more
September 6, 2017
The more you exercise, the more those pounds should just melt off, right? Not always — this according to a recent exercise study out of the United Kingdom. Conducted by scientists from Loughborough... Read more
September 6, 2017
Becca McCarthy entered the Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge because she wanted to gain more experience with policy outside of her classes. She got that and more. “It was an incredibly eye-opening... Read more
September 6, 2017
Getting that first job can be the toughest part of starting your working career. What can you expect? What should you do on the job as a newbie? The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass... Read more
September 5, 2017
Anita Helt, a veteran television executive who leads the highly-rated ABC affiliate in Phoenix, is the new president of the Cronkite Endowment Board of Trustees at Arizona State University’s Walter... Read more
September 5, 2017
Growing in size and also in stature, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University welcomes its largest and most accomplished incoming class this fall. Featuring more than 450... Read more
September 5, 2017
Arizona State University's College of Integrative Sciences and Arts has kicked off the fall 2017 semester with almost 11 percent enrollment growth over last year, making it now the fourth-... Read more
August 31, 2017
Editor's note: This is the first installment in an occasional series featuring nutritious recipes demonstrated by faculty from the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, an academic unit of... Read more
August 30, 2017
Arizona State University Associate Professor Professor Michael Tueller walks down the flight of 26 steps that serves as the entrance to Arizona State’s Hayden Library. He takes the elevator to the... Read more
August 30, 2017
Floyd Abrams, the prominent First Amendment attorney who represented The New York Times in the landmark Pentagon Papers Supreme Court case, is coming to Arizona State University to discuss freedom of... Read more
August 30, 2017
Growing up the daughter of a medical doctor, Swapna Reddy is no stranger to the health-care system. Her mother managed the front office of her father’s practice in Houston, Texas, where Reddy picked... Read more
August 25, 2017
Editor's note: Thirty new ASU freshmen and transfer students who started classes at the university last week took advantage of Bridging Success Early-Start. The six-day residential transition to... Read more
August 23, 2017
Donald Siegel is the new director of the School of Public Affairs in the College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University. He replaces Karen Mossberger, who remains a... Read more
August 21, 2017
What could we accomplish if we worked together? That was the theme of the College of Public Service and Community Solutions welcome event, SERVECON, which brought together nearly 200 freshmen and... Read more
August 16, 2017
A veteran editor who led Uruguay’s largest newspaper, a South African strategic communications executive dedicated to eradicating the legacy of apartheid and a Cambodian reporter who was shot at... Read more
August 16, 2017
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of fall 2017 incoming ASU students. Leah Tsinajinnie’s travels as a club member of the USA Ultimate Frisbee team has allowed her to see the... Read more
August 15, 2017
For the fifth year in a row, Arizona State University is enrolling more freshmen from Arizona than the year prior, the fruit of the university’s continued commitment to help educate the state it... Read more
August 15, 2017
The Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multi-university reporting initiative headquartered at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, released... Read more
August 15, 2017
The editor-in-chief of National Geographic Magazine, a veteran White House correspondent, a top ESPN “SportsCenter” anchor and the head of news at Snapchat are among the leading communications... Read more
August 14, 2017
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has had a meteoric rise in its first half-century of existence, establishing itself as one of the top-ranked law schools in the... Read more
August 12, 2017
More than 14,000 new and returning students moved in to Arizona State University’s residence halls, from the new (the state-of-the-art Tooker House ) to the historical (Manzanita marking 50 years of... Read more
August 10, 2017
A patient enters an examination room. She is young —14, maybe 15. She is walking gingerly; wearing sneakers, baggy jeans and a sweatshirt — in 104-degree weather. A few steps behind her is another... Read more
August 10, 2017
Teamwork is essential in the U.S. military, and the Pat Tillman Veterans Center wants new student veterans at Arizona State University to know that there is a diverse team of people here also to help... Read more
August 7, 2017
The College of Health Solutions recently completed its fourth year of the Summer Health Institute at Arizona State University. A new cohort of 24 high school seniors representing three states,... Read more
August 3, 2017
The story of cops and body-worn cameras changes constantly. In the beginning, it was a way to placate community members outraged by a spate of police shootings in low-income areas. But now that... Read more
August 2, 2017
Models, athletes and celebrities swear by the ketogenic “keto” diet to help shed those unwanted pounds. The keto diet encourages eating more cheese, butter and bacon; it’s a low-carb, high-fat diet... Read more
July 25, 2017
A group of young African leaders has been visiting Arizona to learn how American institutions collaborate to solve problems — and also how sometimes they fail. Arizona State University is among... Read more
July 24, 2017
Arizona PBS will receive the highest honor given by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for providing innovative initiatives in early... Read more
July 18, 2017
Fernanda Santos, an award-winning author and Southwest correspondent for The New York Times, is joining the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication as a Southwest Borderlands... Read more
July 17, 2017
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has received a grant to fund a new virtual-reality project through a news initiative from Google News Lab, the... Read more
July 14, 2017
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is a “model for retention, transformative education and inclusion,” a national council said in re-accrediting the Arizona State... Read more
July 11, 2017
Editor's note: This is part of our weeklong monsoon series; to read the first installation, "Gully washers and boulder rollers: How monsoons shape the desert," click here . On Friday,... Read more
July 6, 2017
Convincing consumers to change their behaviors and “buy green” one person at a time is a daunting prospect. But harnessing the huge buying power of America’s cities could be a boon to manufacturers... Read more
July 6, 2017
“The intel on this wasn’t 100 percent,” said the 28-year-old gunman days after he fired an assault rifle inside a Washington, D.C., pizzeria because he believed the eatery was enslaving children. The... Read more
July 5, 2017
Questions on whether journalists should use anonymous sources and report on leaked information continue to play a growing role in criticism of the press and federal government responses to scandals... Read more
July 3, 2017
It was day three of ASU’s 2017 Inspire program, the weeklong camp that offers high schoolers from tribal nations in Arizona a taste of college life, and the Arizona State University Memorial Union’s... Read more
July 3, 2017
Any writer will tell you their craft is a mostly solitary one, requiring hours of time spent alone on reflection, execution and revision before a story finally emerges. But when your job is to share... Read more
June 27, 2017
Twenty-two high school students from across Arizona are participating in an intensive, two-week media innovation training camp at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism... Read more
June 23, 2017
The presenter went around the conference room on Friday morning, asking participants if they thought of themselves as entrepreneurs. Crickets. Not one of them — eight Native American business owners... Read more
June 22, 2017
When the United States withdrew from the Paris climate agreement earlier this month, it ignited a debate over what should happen next to address the inexorable changes in our environment. That debate... Read more
June 22, 2017
Sarah Cohen, the Pulitzer Prize-winning data editor of the New York Times and former Duke University professor, is joining the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication as the... Read more
June 20, 2017
Arizona State University student Zade Shakir is on a roll. Two weeks ago he reported to work in Oakland as an intern for the Golden State Warriors. Last week they took the NBA championship title away... Read more
June 19, 2017
Craig Allen, an associate professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been appointed as the new associate dean of Barrett, the Honors College for Arizona State... Read more
June 16, 2017
For the fifth straight year, a journalism student at Arizona State University has been named the top collegiate photojournalist in the state by the Arizona Press Club. Courtney Pedroza of Phoenix, a... Read more
June 16, 2017
The dog days of another Phoenix summer have arrived early with temperatures expected to reach 120 degrees on Tuesday. Though most people are familiar with the cautions to stay indoors and drink... Read more
June 9, 2017
Lawyers know how to talk, but what if they were trained what to say? Scientists know exactly how people think, but what if they shared that information with people who could make the most use of it,... Read more
June 9, 2017
Arizona State University is the recipient of a grant funded by the Henry Luce Foundation to promote greater interaction between religion scholars and journalists who report and write about religion.... Read more
June 7, 2017
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication was the only journalism program in the nation to win multiple honors in the prestigious Student Edward R. Murrow... Read more
June 6, 2017
Arizona State University Professor Myles Lynk is one of the most respected law professors the country, and a national organization has affirmed it. Lynk has been tapped by the likes of the White... Read more
June 5, 2017
Vanessa Ruiz, a lead anchor on 12 News in Phoenix and an award-winning bilingual correspondent for national and regional TV news outlets in Miami and Los Angeles, is joining Arizona State University... Read more
June 2, 2017
Cronkite News, the nightly newscast produced by Arizona State University students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, was named the top newscast in the country by the... Read more
May 30, 2017
Neon and taxidermy animals usually scream gun shop, feed store or Arizona honky-tonk. This time it says art. “Art can be anything — good taste, bad taste, avant-garde, digital — it’s just material,”... Read more
May 30, 2017
Beginning in mid-June, Arizona State University will host 50 of Africa’s brightest emerging leaders for six-week academic and leadership institutes sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The... Read more
May 24, 2017
Arizona State University Professor of English Mark Lussier has been appointed Visiting Research Fellow in Medical Humanities at Worcester College, Oxford University, U.K. Lussier will complete brief... Read more
May 18, 2017
It wasn’t until her second year as a doctoral candidate at ASU that Tracey Flores first read Chicana author Gloria Anzaldua, and it changed her life: She remembers it as her first time reading... Read more
May 15, 2017
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, which has grown dramatically in the past decade, is expanding its leadership team. Kristin Gilger, who joined... Read more
May 15, 2017
Supporters of ASU Law were recently treated to a comedy show featuring Paul Reiser, of the critically acclaimed NBC series "Mad About You," one of Comedy Central’s Top 100 Comedians of All... Read more
May 10, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . The signs were always there for Melissa Munguia. A job as a certified nursing assistant... Read more
May 8, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Catherine Moutray’s journey as a graduate student at the School of Social Work Tucson... Read more
May 8, 2017
On May 10, 281 students of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University will receive their hard-earned law degrees. Many from the Class of 2017 came to study at ASU Law with the... Read more
May 8, 2017
About 14,000 Sun Devils graduate from Arizona State University this week, turning their tassel and becoming the university's newest alumni. It's time to celebrate all they've... Read more
May 5, 2017
Amidst constant challenges and threats to the public’s health, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has received an additional $1 million grant from the Robert Wood... Read more
May 5, 2017
The U.S. Department of State approved a $2.8 million grant in April for Arizona State University that will fund a joint project with Mexico’s most prestigious private university to bring more... Read more
May 5, 2017
The rule of law is the foundation of any stable political system and thriving economy. Strengthening the rule of law wherever it is vulnerable is essential to resolving today’s greatest security,... Read more
May 5, 2017
An open mind, good time management and a curiosity about the world — all are key tools in college students' journey toward a degree. But for many, caffeine is a crucial component as well,... Read more
May 4, 2017
Aminda Marqués Gonzalez, the executive editor and vice president of the Miami Herald, will give the keynote convocation speech to the spring 2017 graduates of Arizona State University’s Walter... Read more
May 3, 2017
Arizona State University Provost Mark Searle has announced the appointment of a new dean of ASU’s College of Health Solutions: Deborah L. Helitzer, who is leaving her position as the founding dean of... Read more
May 2, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Many ASU students, families, faculty, staff and community members know Susan Foley as the... Read more
May 2, 2017
Emma Richburg never thought she’d be putting on an art show as a freshman criminology and criminal justice major. But she is helping put up drawings, paintings and other items for display at... Read more
May 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . ASU graduating senior Stephanie Carmen Krebs, a communication major in the College of... Read more
May 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Andrea Lichterman came to Arizona State University to study event planning. She leaves... Read more
April 28, 2017
Cronkite student Katie Bieri has worked hard throughout her college career to make her journalistic dreams come true. In her eight semesters at ASU, Bieri has completed seven internships at news... Read more
April 26, 2017
Every year when Naomi Phillips travels to the Caribbean with her husband, they use her homemade sunscreen. And every year, her husband says, “You need to sell this stuff!” Phillips is a student in... Read more
April 25, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to take up a redistricting case from Wisconsin where a voting rights group says the boundaries of the state Legislature were illegally drawn to give Republicans an... Read more
April 20, 2017
For a ninth consecutive year, Arizona State University and the school's facilities management team is piloting an effort to help local students, families and organizations. Starting on Monday,... Read more
April 20, 2017
When faced with student concerns of disrupting major maps, offsetting graduation, worrying about taking time away or making a big dent in finances, the Arizona State University Study Abroad Office... Read more
April 20, 2017
When Gerald Farin worked with colleagues to establish the Partnership for Research in Spatial Modeling (PRISM) center at Arizona State University, he showed how design and the arts at ASU, as well as... Read more
April 18, 2017
Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill, who broke new ground in journalism as the award-winning co-anchors and managing editors of the “PBS NewsHour,” are the recipients of the 2017 Walter Cronkite... Read more
April 14, 2017
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University will offer a new all-online specialization to create experts in how to find, engage and grow digital... Read more
April 12, 2017
A major poll released by Arizona State University on Wednesday shows 2 in 5 adults in Arizona know someone who has been addicted to prescription painkillers, a finding that shows the sweep of the... Read more
April 12, 2017
Human rights advocates and other critics of the private prison industry say profit-driven corporations have influenced the length and severity of sentences, disproportionately harming communities of... Read more
April 11, 2017
About 1 in 68 children have autism and face difficulties that range from socialization and communication problems to restricted and repetitive behavior. At ASU, efforts to better understand and help... Read more
April 11, 2017
Investigative reporting is essential to an informed public: It has the power to uncover exploitation, fraud and wasteful spending. But even with the explosion of publishing platforms, media outlets... Read more
April 7, 2017
Editor's note: Read an overview about the symposium here . The morning before the Final Four title tilt between North Carolina and Gonzaga, Arizona State University’s “Full Court Press”... Read more
April 5, 2017
A unique class that challenges students to think and act globally has taken root at Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University's Downtown Phoenix campus. The Global Engagement Lab... Read more
April 5, 2017
For the fourth consecutive year, Arizona State University partnered with the Valley of the Sun United Way to present Sun Devils UNITE on March 31 through April 9 across four of ASU’s campuses,... Read more
April 5, 2017
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is receiving one of the highest honors in journalism education for diversity and inclusion. The Cronkite School... Read more
April 3, 2017
There are common phrases students hear throughout public relations careers. Aside from stressing the importance of accuracy and integrity, students are encouraged to secure internships, network with... Read more
April 3, 2017
A prominent leader in higher education said college sports revenue has been flourishing, but a great disparity is on the horizon as conferences align to make lucrative network deals. “The rich will... Read more
April 2, 2017
Three young men who met five years ago as Flinn Scholars and launched an entrepreneurial venture won $100,000 on Sunday to fund their project, which makes wearable technology for people with visual... Read more
March 30, 2017
The 2017 Final Four is set to tip off this weekend in the Valley, and some Arizona State University journalism students are about to get their "One Shining Moment." More than 50 students... Read more
March 29, 2017
Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey said Wednesday that he was skeptical when the Oakland Raiders announced their intention to move to Las Vegas: He thought the city was too small and that... Read more
March 28, 2017
In the lead-up to the NCAA Men’s Final Four in Phoenix, top journalists and executives from CBS Sports, ESPN and Turner Sports are taking part in a special series of talks at Arizona State University... Read more
March 24, 2017
Kelsey Wilson plans to make her mark in education. Not as a teacher, but as an advocate. She’s well on her way. The ASU Spirit of Service Scholar is active on campus. She serves on the policy team at... Read more
March 21, 2017
Cybersecurity infiltrations and terrorist attacks have filled the headlines in recent months. These issues pose a significant threat to U.S. national security and are likely to increase in the coming... Read more
March 20, 2017
The fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) announced its selection of 67 nurse practitioner leaders from across the country for induction into the 2017 FAANP. Heather Ross... Read more
March 20, 2017
For the seventh time in nine years, an Arizona State University student from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is among the winners of the Scripps Howard Foundation’s... Read more
March 16, 2017
Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton said Thursday night that the U.S. should show military strength and bolster its arsenal of nuclear weapons to avoid a future of terror and uncertainty. “If the... Read more
March 14, 2017
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University ranked No. 25 among all law schools in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey of graduate schools... Read more
March 14, 2017
Mike Tueller What does Twitter, one of today’s biggest social media sites, have to do with ancient Greek poetry that was written more than 2,000 years ago? The connections are broader than one might... Read more
March 14, 2017
CNN is coming to Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication for a special public lecture and a series of exclusive training sessions for students and... Read more
March 13, 2017
On behalf of Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow, ASU Staff Council hosts annual staff barbecues on four ASU campuses. The barbecues set aside time for staff to get to know each other... Read more
March 8, 2017
Starbucks Senior Vice President Corey duBrowa is the featured speaker of the annual Public Relations Lab Mentorship Lecture at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass... Read more
March 7, 2017
It is well documented that infants born at full term have better health outcomes. However, one in ten babies in the United States are born via a medically unnecessary early elective delivery, such as... Read more
March 6, 2017
The Arizona State University community is invited by Arizona PBS to apply for a chance to have their undiscovered treasures and antiques featured on the fourth season of “Arizona Collectibles.” The... Read more
March 3, 2017
Arizona State University's School of Public Affairs is helping the city of Phoenix improve its impact on the environment by suggesting ways to make better eco-friendly purchasing decisions. A... Read more
March 3, 2017
Allan H. “Bud” Selig sits inside the Beus Center for Law and Society before the last session of the Arizona State University course he’s teaching, and he wants to talk. Not about baseball or the many... Read more
March 2, 2017
Editor’s note: Return to this page Friday for updates and photos from the launch of the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership. The notion that strong leadership and civil discourse are... Read more
March 1, 2017
Arizona State University is a massive engine that runs at warp speed, and a new initiative is inviting a group of campus leaders to look under the hood so they can keep it going decades into the... Read more
February 28, 2017
Univision Arizona and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication have partnered to regularly broadcast a 30-minute news program produced by bilingual Arizona State University... Read more
February 27, 2017
Even as President Donald Trump insults and criticizes the media, his administration has been a tonic for investigative journalism, according to the Boston Globe editor who helped to uncover... Read more
February 26, 2017
It was clear from the start what the 89th Academy Awards would be all about Sunday night: diversity, inclusiveness and distance from the #OscarsSoWhite criticisms that have dogged the Hollywood... Read more
February 24, 2017
Cecil Patterson is used to being a trailblazer: He was the first black judge appointed to the Maricopa County Superior Court, the first black lawyer in the Arizona Attorney General’s Office and the... Read more
February 23, 2017
Twitter tirades and trolls. “Fake news” on Facebook. Mainstream media missteps. A creeping mistrust of journalists and political institutions are defining a cultural moment in both the U.S. and... Read more
February 23, 2017
The nation’s leading university presidents, athletic directors, conference commissioners, and media and sports industry professionals will converge in Phoenix on April 3 for a symposium exploring the... Read more
February 23, 2017
High school students interested in sports journalism can apply for a special two-week summer camp at Arizona State University, where they can report on professional sports teams such as the Arizona... Read more
February 22, 2017
Students at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication won more journalism awards at the Broadcast Education Association’s annual Festival of Media Arts... Read more
February 22, 2017
You don’t have to imagine families living in a community where fear, cultural attitudes, and economic disadvantages persist. It is reality in many areas of the Phoenix metro area. The good news is... Read more
February 21, 2017
ASU’s blueprint for building change makers includes generous measures of innovation and entrepreneurship — likely part of the reason it tops the U.S. News & World Report list of “most... Read more
February 20, 2017
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is accepting applications for an all-expenses-paid workshop this summer for recent college graduates interested... Read more
February 20, 2017
The ASU College of Public Service and Community Solutions hosted a presentation on sex trafficking featuring Mattieu Clouvel, Deputy Consul General of France in Los Angeles. Clouvel highlighted what... Read more
February 20, 2017
Heart Health Awareness Month underscores automated external defibrillator training at Arizona State University. Anyone may use an AED to analyze a heart rhythm and, if necessary, deliver an... Read more
February 15, 2017
Vera Coleman has a strong interest in environmental and social debates. Coleman also loves studying Spanish culture, literature and language. Through her PhD dissertation and the School of... Read more
February 15, 2017
Arizona State University was not at the top of Amanda Minutello’s college list. She had applied to 13 schools and only two of them were outside of the Eastern Time Zone. She lived 3,000 miles away on... Read more
February 14, 2017
Walter V. Robinson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning editor who led the Boston Globe’s Spotlight investigation into the Roman Catholic Church, is the featured speaker of the 11th annual Paul J. Schatt... Read more
February 14, 2017
Meditating at a waterfall. Bucket baths. Eating ant eggs. For Peace Corps Week at Arizona State University, former volunteers recalled their most memorable experiences abroad in a pair of videos for... Read more
February 10, 2017
Minstrel shows are relics of a racist chapter in theater history. Actors painted their faces black and caricatured harmful stereotypes, portraying African-Americans as dumb, lazy and deceitful. Flash... Read more
February 10, 2017
The Food and Drug Administration estimates Americans consume about one-third of their daily meals away from home, where calorie information isn’t always available. To help the public make healthier... Read more
February 9, 2017
Eric Legg knows firsthand that kindness and positive feedback from a coach can make all the difference to a young person. Legg, an assistant professor in the School of Community Resources and... Read more
February 9, 2017
Sometimes during a trial a lawyer will get angry, a witness will speak out of turn or a defendant will have an outburst. The judge will then calmly instruct the jury to disregard what just happened.... Read more
February 9, 2017
Research examining the role that private governance can play in bypassing government gridlock on climate change has earned a pair of Vanderbilt University professors this year’s $10,000 Morrison... Read more
February 9, 2017
There are two worlds in downtown Phoenix. One is filled with skyscrapers, new condos and fancy restaurants. Sidewalks are clear, clean and landscaped. But on 12th Street, the skyline is far off.... Read more
February 7, 2017
As some express concern about the future of national and global resolve in addressing sustainability and climate change, a powerful partnership of business, education and NGO leaders will convene in... Read more
February 6, 2017
This spring, Arizona State University Police Department hosts self-defense classes designed to make everyone feel safer no matter what their gender. View all upcoming classes on ASU Events. Men in... Read more
February 4, 2017
The Downtown Phoenix campus started off this year's Night of the Open Door — five free open houses over the month of February — on Friday, welcoming crowds of visitors enjoying the mild weather... Read more
February 1, 2017
Top journalism students from 18 universities will investigate water pollution and its impact on health in the U.S. as part of the 2017 Carnegie-Knight News21 national multimedia reporting initiative... Read more
January 31, 2017
Shakespeare with a cast of black actors shouldn’t be a big deal, said actor Jonathan-David. A member of The Acting Company, a renowned New York-based theater troupe, Jonathan-David will be performing... Read more
January 31, 2017
Searching for new ideas and unique experiences with the family in 2017? Does your New Year’s resolution include medieval knights and chain mail, international culture, new-age cars, space exploration... Read more
January 30, 2017
The sixth annual ASU Prison Education Conference will bring together a broad coalition of experts and community members to discuss criminal justice and the transformative power of education.... Read more
January 30, 2017
Has the new year put you in a goal-setting mood? “Pick two and focus on them,” that’s the advice that ASU First-Year Success Center associate director Kevin Correa has for students — or anyone —... Read more
January 27, 2017
A new study looks at the role race plays when it comes to how police use force. It found white officers use greater force on black suspects than they do on white suspects. Black officers, meanwhile,... Read more
January 27, 2017
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is hosting a public expo featuring a host of cutting-edge technologies impacting journalism’s future. Cronkite... Read more
January 27, 2017
In a time of heated rhetoric and fraying decorum, Arizona State University is planning to train incoming freshmen in the art of civility. Nearly 11,500 new students will take a three-hour workshop... Read more
January 27, 2017
Freshman year at ASU, Stephanie Kaufmann watched a friend who couldn’t afford to eat leave school. The friend, who worked multiple jobs on top of a full-time school schedule to make ends meet,... Read more
January 25, 2017
Jeffrey M. Cunningham, the former publisher of Forbes magazine and board director of numerous Fortune 500 companies, has joined the faculty at Thunderbird School of Global Management as a professor... Read more
January 25, 2017
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has launched Cronkite Noticias/Mixed Voces, a new digital Spanish-language platform for reporting on issues... Read more
January 24, 2017
John Yuhas has integrated the science of mindfulness into what is often considered one of the most stressful personal experiences: a visit to the hospital emergency room. As a registered nurse and... Read more
January 24, 2017
Dan Gavitt, known as the czar of college basketball, said Tuesday that while the Super Bowl might be the largest sporting event in the world, the NCAA Tournament takes just as much effort. “It’s... Read more
January 24, 2017
Arizona State University is creating an endowed professorship at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in honor of Sue Clark-Johnson, the newspaper executive, journalism... Read more
January 19, 2017
Recognizing that sports is big business, Arizona State University has moved to create the next generation of problem solvers for a global industry that Forbes says could soon exceed a trillion... Read more
January 17, 2017
To celebrate the Monday launching of Arizona PBS KIDS, a new 24/7 channel, Arizona PBS sponsored a festival allowing families to interact and take photos with PBS KIDS characters and participate in... Read more
January 11, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey promised that when he releases his budget Friday, he'll allocate enough money to clear the backlog of untested rape kits in Arizona. An Arizona State University expert on sexual... Read more
January 10, 2017
For juveniles who have been serving a life sentence, release from prison is a welcome but daunting day. “Often they are let go with a packet of information, much out of date or not easily understood... Read more
January 9, 2017
Tomorrow, every major broadcast television station in Arizona and 100 radio outlets will come together to simultaneously air a 30-minute, commercial-free documentary produced by Arizona State... Read more
January 6, 2017
Mary Mazur, an award-winning television executive who has played a key role in leading one of the nation’s top public media organizations, is joining Arizona PBS as the station’s new general manager... Read more
January 6, 2017
In learning, practice makes perfect. In learning health care, it’s best if that practice doesn’t put patients at risk. That’s the idea behind ASU’s 15-year-old Simulation and Learning Resources... Read more
January 4, 2017
At the beginning of the new year, many Sun Devils renew their focus on health and wellness. Arizona State University benefits-eligible employees may improve their health at little or no cost this new... Read more
January 4, 2017
Paola Boivin, the award-winning sports columnist for the Arizona Republic, is joining Arizona State University to teach in the expanding sports journalism programs at the Walter Cronkite School of... Read more
January 3, 2017
Arizona State University junior Christopher Cadeau wants to help change the narrative that veterans are either homeless or heroes, and he has created a radio show dedicated solely to telling more... Read more
December 23, 2016
To mark the launch of its all-new children’s channel, Arizona PBS is hosting a public celebration next month, featuring favorite characters from PBS KIDS programs and interactive activities for... Read more
December 21, 2016
An Arizona State University senior at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication took home the top collegiate honor from one of the nation’s leading public relations... Read more
December 20, 2016
An Arizona State University professor is part of an innovative new program by the city of Phoenix to help survivors of sex trafficking find new lives. The Phoenix City Council approved a plan Dec. 14... Read more
December 20, 2016
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2016 commencement. See more graduates here . Dominic Santiago Luna says that the greatest lesson his parents taught him was to be... Read more
December 19, 2016
Jeremy Stutzman always wanted to pursue a career in the health care arena, but didn’t have the money to attend college. After graduating from high school in 2001, the Arizona native joined the United... Read more
December 16, 2016
Dean Jonathan Koppell told some 330 graduates at Arizona State University's College of Public Service and Community Solutions convocation on Dec. 13 that he hoped the current political climate... Read more
December 16, 2016
In 2015, the Volcker Alliance conducted an evaluation of three state’s budgeting practices. Now that work is going nationwide and Arizona State University’s Center for Urban Innovation is one of... Read more
December 16, 2016
The Executive Fellowship in Innovation Health Leadership, a year-long cohort-based executive program from ASU’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation, in partnership with the American Organization... Read more
December 15, 2016
The key to getting more students into college is extra help for parents, according to a roundtable led by U.S. Secretary of Education John King Jr. at Arizona State University on Thursday. “Every... Read more
December 13, 2016
Julia Wallace, a former Cox Media Group executive and leading editor of newspapers in Atlanta and Phoenix, urged the newest graduates of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of... Read more
December 12, 2016
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2016 commencement. See more graduates here . Saying that Arizona State University graduate student Cory Kamerschak is driven is an... Read more
December 7, 2016
The city of Phoenix has selected its first community poet, appointing ASU lecturer Rosemarie Dombrowski, who welcomed the nod, saying poetry represents a “recognition of the human struggle and a... Read more
December 6, 2016
In response to census reports that showed America would need a massive influx of farmers and ranchers in the coming years, filmmaker Dulanie Ellis created a documentary that calls for military... Read more
December 2, 2016
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2016 commencement. For as long as journalism major Cassidy Trowbridge can remember, she’s always enjoyed writing and telling stories. In... Read more
December 2, 2016
Two years ago, Arizona State University students produced a statewide documentary on the perils of heroin that was watched live by 1 million viewers and won numerous honors, including the region’s... Read more
December 2, 2016
Stephanie Ford was working full-time on the night shift at a local prison when she started taking the prerequisite courses for Eastern Arizona College’s nursing program. The 25-year-old single mother... Read more
November 30, 2016
Ceramic cows are taking over an old warehouse in downtown Phoenix where artist Elliott Kayser has his studio: small, painted cows spotted with little bumps in contrasting colors, medium-size cows... Read more
November 30, 2016
It's a student challenge based on a real-world scenario: A crippling cyberattack has hit the United States. You and your team must develop a response that includes identifying potential damage... Read more
November 28, 2016
The No. 1 ranked university for innovation by U.S. News and World Report is now offering an Executive Master of Public Administration degree that features a Washington, D.C. component. It’s available... Read more
November 28, 2016
The energy of the city works like a magnet for many of the 11,000 students at Arizona State University's Downtown Phoenix campus. It also appeals to historian Pamela Stewart, senior lecturer in... Read more
November 23, 2016
Following a contentious presidential election that has left many wondering how to heal a divided nation, an Arizona State University leader has hit upon a potential solution: service. “Service... Read more
November 21, 2016
Fake news stories are more than a simple annoyance — they are a genuine danger to our nation, according to Scott Pelley, award-winning managing editor and anchor of the “CBS Evening News” and... Read more
November 21, 2016
When Stephen Gamboa taught himself to play the recorder in the first grade, he earned a spot as the youngest student in the school’s recorder ensemble. Shifting his attention to percussion... Read more
November 18, 2016
Even health nuts overdo it on pumpkin pie, after-dinner couch naps and “It’s a Wonderful Life” marathons this time of year, but a pair of ASU professors say a bit of planning and opportunism can help... Read more
November 17, 2016
As a critical care nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit at Banner Desert Medical Center, Melanie Ryan spends her days caring for premature and critically ill newborns with life threatening... Read more
November 17, 2016
When Danielle Wofford graduated with her associate degree in nursing, she did what many new grads do: She took an RN job at a local hospital and saved up some money. After five years at the hospital... Read more
November 10, 2016
Downtown students with ASU Changemaker are hoping to put a smile on the faces of veterans during ASU's Salute to Service week. They asked students, faculty, staff and passersby to write letters... Read more
November 9, 2016
The press hasn’t gotten an election this wrong since Dewey (did not) beat Truman. Was it polling in the age of unlisted cellphones? Was it the year of magical thinking? Was it hoping, rather than... Read more
November 9, 2016
One of the nation’s top sports law educators, Glenn Wong, has been appointed director of the Sports Law and Business Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University... Read more
November 8, 2016
A new program at ASU has leveraged its unique position to create connections and opportunities for military-minded people to use their experiences to help each other develop. Consider Public Service... Read more
November 8, 2016
Tomorrow the presidential election will be over, and friends, co-workers and family members who have been bitterly divided will need to move forward. But how? One way is to stop talking and listen,... Read more
November 7, 2016
ASU Law student Allyson Von Seggern said she felt like a rookie two years ago working a primary election. She had recently moved from small-town Nebraska to the Phoenix area for law school. Eager to... Read more
November 7, 2016
Arizona PBS will have the largest local media presence in the state on Election Day with more than 100 Arizona State University students from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass... Read more
November 4, 2016
Arizona State University will honor America’s men and women in uniform, past and present, and their families during the annual Salute to Service celebration held across the university's campuses... Read more
November 3, 2016
The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education recently announced the grant recipients for its Accelerating Interprofessional Community-Based Education and Practice program. The... Read more
November 3, 2016
There was a time when the whole country watched the evening news. They showed dead people on TV then, slippery pallored American corpses dragged through wet jungle by their arms. The news did not... Read more
November 3, 2016
How do you get Arizona voters to stick around and cast votes for the bottom of a very long ballot? That was the challenge put to a group of graduate students in Arizona State University's School... Read more
November 2, 2016
For the fourth time, the Carnegie-KnightNews21 program has won a prestigious EPPY Award from Editor & Publisher magazine for a national investigation conducted by college journalism students... Read more
October 31, 2016
No one saw this coming. Covering one of the most unusual presidential campaigns in modern history has left the press gobsmacked. That was the upshot of a roundtable discussion, “How the News Media... Read more
October 31, 2016
ASU English lit and public policy major Megan Tom says it can be tough for Native Americans living away from their home communities for the first time. Underrepresentation and pervasive stereotypes... Read more
October 28, 2016
It has long been said that the only things certain in life are death and taxes, but what if that were to change? What if there’s no more death? Arizona State University law professor Adam Chodorow... Read more
October 26, 2016
On a recent evening in Phoenix, four scholars gathered at the downtown Orpheum Theatre for an ASU Origins forum devoted to climate change, mass extinction, human origins and the fate of humanity.... Read more
October 26, 2016
Arizona PBS, the public television station based at Arizona State University with more than 1 million viewers, is launching an all-new children’s channel dedicated to providing quality educational... Read more
October 24, 2016
An ASU business media professor says AT&T’s planned acquisition of Time Warner has the potential to change “the competitive landscape of content creation” if federal regulators approve the... Read more
October 19, 2016
A Minneapolis Star Tribune investigation into state-subsidized sheltered workshops in Minnesota has won the top honor in the 2016 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on... Read more
October 14, 2016
John Misner, a senior broadcast executive who led Phoenix’s highly rated NBC affiliate, 12 News/KPNX-TV, for more than a decade, is joining Arizona State University. In a dual appointment, Misner... Read more
October 12, 2016
Arizona State University students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication took home more Student Production Awards than any other school at the annual Rocky Mountain Emmy... Read more
October 6, 2016
Growing up in Mexico City, Carlo Altamirano-Allende envisioned a career as a physicist. He had the education. But his heart pulled him in another direction. Altamirano taught at a private middle... Read more
October 5, 2016
Arizona is home to one of the largest Native American populations in the United States. To help honor the thousands of years of indigenous tradition and culture in our backyard, Arizona State... Read more
September 30, 2016
Top national health journalists and communicators from The New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Consumer Reports are taking part in a new lecture series between the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State... Read more
September 28, 2016
Thomas Kim is living the American dream. He almost didn’t. Kim is a second-year law student at the Sandra Day O‘Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. As a high school senior living in... Read more
September 26, 2016
In a report released on Sept. 19, the National Evaluation System for health Technology (NEST) planning board outlines key priorities for the new Coordinating Center as it works to implement a... Read more
September 23, 2016
Arizona PBS and The Arizona Republic are hosting a live televised debate next month between Republican U.S. Sen. John McCain and Democratic challenger U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick in what will most... Read more
September 21, 2016
ASU dance major Tyler Tobyne, who works part-time as a program and events assistant for ASU’s Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, felt that student and university recognition wasn’t enough... Read more
September 20, 2016
ASU’s latest downtown Phoenix endeavor helps fulfill the school’s mission of social transformation by giving low-income people access to the care and services they need at the landmark Westward Ho,... Read more
September 20, 2016
Saturday at Arizona State University's Downtown Phoenix campus was humming with excitement. The walkways were filled with chatter, laughter and music. It wasn’t the usual busy morning with... Read more
September 19, 2016
Kristin Bloomquist, a top advertising and marketing executive, is the new president of the Cronkite Endowment Board of Trustees at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and... Read more
September 19, 2016
Jimmy Carter, whose three and a half decades of international humanitarian work earned him a Nobel Peace Prize, has been selected to receive the 2017 O’Connor Justice Prize . The award is named for... Read more
September 16, 2016
More than 260 aspiring leaders are learning the nitty-gritty details of how to serve their communities at Arizona State University’s innovative Public Service Academy, which is marking its one-year... Read more
September 15, 2016
Important ethical and legal questions are coming up with the rapid expansion of neuroscience and neurotechnology: Among them, how far is too far when it comes to science and the human brain? New... Read more
September 15, 2016
One of the nation’s leading international law scholars, Harvard Law School professor Jack Goldsmith, has been named the Barry Goldwater Chair of American Institutions at Arizona State University for... Read more
September 14, 2016
The National Association of Broadcastersv (NAB) is launching a nationwide campaign to combat heroin and opioid addiction, in part due to an award-winning documentary produced by Arizona State... Read more
September 13, 2016
When ASU professor Rashad Shabazz hears Prince classics like “1999” and “Little Red Corvette,” he hears musical artistry and creative genius, to be sure. But he also hears the interplay of history,... Read more
September 7, 2016
An ardent admirer of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, first-year law student Alissa Mack had the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University at the top of her law school wish list. But... Read more
September 6, 2016
Award-winning NBC Sports primetime host Bob Costas is coming to Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication this week. Costas, the host of NBC’s “Football... Read more
August 31, 2016
An Arizona State University journalism professor has said “there’s no such thing as one model” for the future of digital journalism, responding to a newly published study that shows dozens of... Read more
August 31, 2016
The most significant issue limiting the nation is the inability to have equal educational attainment across all people, said Arizona State University President Michael Crow on Monday in Phoenix... Read more
August 29, 2016
Arizona State University’s “Take Action for Arizona’s Children Through Care Coordination: A Bridge to Action” project was recently awarded funding by the Washington, D.C.-based Patient Centered... Read more
August 29, 2016
A TV anchor from Nigeria, an investigative journalist from Bulgaria and a public relations specialist from the Kyrgyz Republic are among the 10 global journalists and communicators studying at... Read more
August 23, 2016
ASU criminology and criminal justice professor Marie Griffin died Aug. 15 after fighting breast cancer. She was 49. For people who worked with her, Griffin will forever be remembered for her ability... Read more
August 23, 2016
The Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multi-university reporting initiative headquartered at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, released... Read more
August 22, 2016
Leading professional journalists and communicators will explore the upcoming presidential election and the future of news media, among other topics, as part of a speaker series at Arizona State... Read more
August 18, 2016
The first day of the 2016-2017 school year got off to a smooth start at Arizona State University. It was easygoing in Tempe, streamlined at West, bucolic at Polytechnic and compartmentalized at the... Read more
August 17, 2016
The third season of “Arizona Collectibles” on Arizona PBS features more than $600,000 in antiques and treasures, plus priceless stories from their owners across the state. Beth McDonald, radio... Read more
August 15, 2016
Leaders from courtrooms and capitols joined Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow on Monday evening to christen the Beus Center for Law and Society, a nearly $130 million building in... Read more
August 14, 2016
Moving into a residence hall is a rite of passage for college students. And thanks to an enthusiastic crew of helpers, it's also a low-stress event for students and their families at Arizona... Read more
August 10, 2016
Every year, new students arrive at Arizona State University's campuses excited to start a new chapter in life. Some will even blaze new paths in innovation and research, but it all starts at... Read more
August 10, 2016
Opposing campaigns in the Arizona ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana will be featured as presenters along with neutral experts at the Citizens’ Initiative Review (CIR) voter-... Read more
August 9, 2016
As an Arizona native with nostalgic ties to Arizona State University, alumna Jovanna Anzaldua has a long family history at the university. She remembers exploring the campus as a child when her... Read more
August 5, 2016
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has won a prestigious innovation award from the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF... Read more
August 5, 2016
Arizona State University students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication will soon have a new digital Spanish-language platform for reporting issues critical to Arizonans... Read more
August 5, 2016
ASU professor Stanlie James has taught about diversity and inclusion for many years, from Arizona to Senegal and Uganda. Now she will step beyond teaching. She will help make it happen. Mark Searle,... Read more
August 4, 2016
Cronkite students are about to learn that the Olympics are all about numbers: About two dozen young journalists plan to file more than a hundred packages in a 24/7 news operation covering 10,000... Read more
August 3, 2016
Walter V. Robinson, the longtime Boston Globe investigations editor who led the newspaper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning report on the Roman Catholic Church sexual abuse scandal recounted in the Academy... Read more
July 28, 2016
Taking care to place the stethoscope in just the right spot on his chest, Kelvin Tran waits patiently for the student at the other end of the device to confirm that he hears a heartbeat. Tran, a... Read more
July 26, 2016
Arizona State University’s law school dean was candid about the transition into his $129 million new digs. “There is no easy move,” said Doug Sylvester, head of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law... Read more
July 22, 2016
Remember when AOL became mainstream? That was two decades ago. Since then we have evolved from dial-up to high-speed internet, from flip phones to smartphones. At a swipe of a finger, we can take... Read more
July 21, 2016
To some, borders are a line on a map. To tourism researchers such as Dallen Timothy, borders offer a fascinating insight into economic development, culture and politics. Timothy analyzes the role... Read more
July 19, 2016
If you’ve ever lied to your doctor, chances are you’re not alone. But whether you’re ashamed of eating too much bacon or you’re trying to hide a smoking habit, the fact is, the more honest you are,... Read more
July 18, 2016
The overwhelming majority of residents living along both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border are opposed to the construction of a wall between their countries, according to a major bilingual poll... Read more
July 15, 2016
Arizona State University students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication are traveling to the Republican and Democratic national conventions this month to cover important... Read more
July 15, 2016
Loris Taylor knows firsthand how tough it can be to run a radio station in Indian Country. When she first took over KUYI 88.1 FM on the Hopi reservation in northern Arizona in 2000, she had no... Read more
July 8, 2016
Every day, health care providers, public health practitioners and researchers use standard body mass index (BMI) cutoff points to classify individuals as overweight or obese, and to monitor... Read more
July 7, 2016
The academic pace slows a bit in the summertime at Arizona State University, but the energy level stays high as thousands of young people come to campus for camp. Middle schoolers sleep in the... Read more
July 7, 2016
It’s 10 a.m., and 14 campers ranging from 8 to 12 years old are noisily beginning their second activity of the day in their weeklong camp. But instead of learning how to pitch a tent or shoot a bow,... Read more
July 7, 2016
School is out for the summer, but 26 high-achieving eighth-graders are spending this week dissecting plants, using a microscope and learning about physics and chemistry. They were among 500 Barrett... Read more
July 6, 2016
Sun Devils have more chances to capture landfill-bound waste as the blue bag recycling program extends to the ASU Downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic and West campuses the week of July 4. The blue bags... Read more
July 5, 2016
There is an iconic simplicity to the Cape Cod Baseball League: Fans bring folding chairs and coolers, ballpark tickets are free, food selections are limited, and they don’t sell beer. The more... Read more
July 5, 2016
"The DNA is a match." When you hear that phrase on modern-day detective shows, you know the jig is up; the bad guy has been caught. In a fictional TV world where crimes are solved in 30... Read more
June 30, 2016
Editor's note: This guest post comes to ASU Now from the desk of Christine Vogt (pictured below), director of the Center for Sustainable Tourism at ASU's College of Public Service and... Read more
June 29, 2016
Julia Wallace, a top Cox Media Group executive and a leading editor of newspapers in Atlanta and Phoenix, is joining Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass... Read more
June 24, 2016
Fifty young African leaders who are visiting Arizona State University will take home memories of the scorching summer heat, but they also will carry back new ways to improve their communities. The... Read more
June 21, 2016
Who stole the bones at ASU? That’s the question that eighth-grade crime solvers from Phoenix are investigating on Wednesday and Thursday mornings this month in the science labs at ASU’s Downtown... Read more
June 16, 2016
Jennifer Huberty didn’t give much thought to the healing effects of yoga — until she lost her child. It was Jan. 27, 2011, and the ASU health researcher was about to give birth to her first daughter... Read more
June 14, 2016
Westward Ho resident Lee Hersey is thankful to have a roof over her head, food on the table and all of her medical needs met. Despite that, she still feels there’s something lacking in her life.... Read more
June 13, 2016
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is teaming up with Google News Lab to help test new tools and training and encourage their use throughout... Read more
June 10, 2016
The Arizona Republic has created a fellowship for students at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in honor of reporter Don Bolles, who was mortally... Read more
June 10, 2016
Alfredo Corchado, a Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, is receiving one of the highest honors from... Read more
June 9, 2016
One way to unleash the enormous potential of minority entrepreneurs is to back away from the word “entrepreneur.” People who have good ideas to fill a need in their communities can be put off by the... Read more
June 9, 2016
Heidi Van der Molen doesn’t look back at her son Haydn’s early years with much sentimentality. Besides the restless nights, countless visits to the doctor’s office and desperately trying to find an... Read more
May 27, 2016
Journalists interested in sharpening their coverage of public companies can sign up for a free in-depth email course through the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at Arizona... Read more
May 26, 2016
Arizona's governor has major love for ASU. And why shouldn’t he? When Doug Ducey was a junior in high school in Toledo, Ohio, his life was at a crossroads. His parents announced they were... Read more
May 26, 2016
Arizona State University students collected more than 105,000 pounds of reusable or recyclable items during the spring 2016 Ditch the Dumpster move-out event. Each year, students in ASU residence... Read more
May 24, 2016
The National Academy of Medicine and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today named the 2016-2017 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows, including Punam Ohri-Vachaspati , professor of nutrition at... Read more
May 23, 2016
A cutting-edge journalism program at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has received a prestigious innovation award from a leading association of... Read more
May 19, 2016
Top college student journalists from across the country are receiving intensive digital media training this week at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass... Read more
May 12, 2016
Gabriel Q. Shaibi, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Southwest Borderlands Scholar, and director of the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at... Read more
May 12, 2016
Parents involved with the Arizona child welfare system stand a significantly better chance of getting their kids back if they complete a state-run substance abuse program. That's the finding of... Read more
May 12, 2016
In her 36 years at Arizona State University, Linda Vaughan has overseen a lot of changes in the field of health and nutrition. This summer, she has one more big change coming: retirement. She has... Read more
May 9, 2016
For the 16th consecutive year, Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has finished as the top school in the regional Society of Professional... Read more
May 6, 2016
From the start of freshman year, ASU Now photographers Charlie Leight and Deanna Dent documented the lives of Barrett students Eric Arellano, Hannah Kiesling and Kaitlyn DiLorenzo, as well as ASU... Read more
May 5, 2016
Top journalism students from 18 universities will lead an investigation into voting rights as part of the 2016 Carnegie-Knight News21 national multimedia investigative reporting initiative.... Read more
May 5, 2016
Forbes magazine named Anna Maria Chavez one of the world’s 50 greatest leaders for 2016 for transforming the world and inspiring others to do the same. The CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA shares... Read more
May 4, 2016
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement. See the rest here . Nursing may seem like a 180-degree career change from the nuclear industry — but after... Read more
May 3, 2016
The titles of these research projects read as if they are from a professor’s resume: • "Assessing Police Dangerousness: A Four-Decade Analysis of Law Enforcement Officer Deaths in the United... Read more
May 3, 2016
Mahalia Newmark says the strong women in her life inspired a paper that won the Vine Deloria Jr. Student Paper Competition at the Western Social Sciences Association Conference in April. Newmark, who... Read more
May 2, 2016
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement. See the rest here . Erica Lang will have the final word as student speaker at the convocation ceremony at... Read more
May 2, 2016
Not only is Arizona State University the first institution in higher education to create a School of Sustainability that educates students, but also extends sustainability education to all of its... Read more
May 2, 2016
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement. See the rest here . Andres “Andy” Meza’s goal in life is lofty but achievable: to leave a mark on the Hispanic... Read more
May 2, 2016
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement. See the rest here . For Miguel Otárola, he discovered his calling as a reporter early in his freshman year at... Read more
April 29, 2016
Helping others is a quality that resonates in Imelda Ojeda. That’s why she chose to pursue dual master’s degrees in public administration and social work in Arizona State University's College of... Read more
April 29, 2016
Chef Liam Murtagh knows what it’s like to grow up food insecure. As a child in Glendale, Arizona, his family struggled financially and got by on food stamps and funky nutritional concoctions. “We’d... Read more
April 28, 2016
Reports of several major shake-ups rocked the news industry this week, including an offer by media giant Gannett Co. to purchase Tribune Publishing Co., and the announcement that the New York Times... Read more
April 27, 2016
Mark Hass, a leading strategic communications executive and entrepreneur, is joining Arizona State University as a strategic communications professor. Hass, who served as president and CEO of Edelman... Read more
April 27, 2016
People take preventative measures every day. We use seat belts to prevent injury, wear sunscreen to prevent skin damage and lock our doors to prevent burglaries. Any way you look at it, preventing a... Read more
April 25, 2016
How does Arizona State University prepare for finals week? With food and puppies, of course. Here’s a list of all the ways the most innovative university in the country helps prepare its students for... Read more
April 22, 2016
ASU School of Criminology and Criminal Justice professor Michael Reisig received the 2016 Outstanding Graduate Alumni Scholar award from Washington State University's Criminal Justice and... Read more
April 17, 2016
Arizona State University recorded the lowest rates in violent crimes over the past two years among its peer institutions, according to data submitted to the U.S. Department of Education. Among the... Read more
April 15, 2016
In ASU’s teaching kitchens in downtown Phoenix, the din of cooking activity is peppered with the sounds of friendly conversation. Just an hour ago, the white-aproned amateur chefs knew each other... Read more
April 15, 2016
Arizona State University students can collect items to “Ditch the Dumpster” beginning on Earth Day, April 22, to help local organizations and families in need. ASU residence hall students donate and... Read more
April 14, 2016
The Sun Devil Campus Stores will be hosting a one-day sale exclusively for ASU employees on April 29.
April 12, 2016
Editor's note: In "Year One: Life at ASU," we follow five freshmen through their first year at Arizona State University in an occasional photo series. This is the latest for one of... Read more
April 11, 2016
“Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona,” a statewide TV special produced by Arizona State University students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in association... Read more
April 8, 2016
Monique Greco and Garnett Johnson might go hungry sometimes, but they make sure their dog Codi never does. The homeless couple was visiting the Student Health Outreach for Wellness clinic (SHOW) in... Read more
April 7, 2016
The Office of the President and the Office of Human Resources invite all ASU full- and part-time faculty and staff to attend one of the upcoming 2016 Employee Recognition Celebrations. These... Read more
April 6, 2016
Crickets. It's what you might hear when you offer an insect entree, but it's also what will be on the menu April 12 at the ASU Kitchen Cafe on the Downtown Phoenix campus. Customers on that... Read more
April 5, 2016
Ballard Spahr’s Phoenix office is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a $125,000 gift to the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. The first scholarship from the Ballard... Read more
April 4, 2016
Milton Coleman, a former senior editor at The Washington Post, is joining the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication as the Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism... Read more
April 1, 2016
Air pollution. Heavy traffic. Too much concrete. Not enough parks or bike paths. Cities can get a bad rap when it comes to being spaces that encourage healthy behaviors. But a new international study... Read more
April 1, 2016
For the fourth consecutive year, an Arizona State University student at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has won the highest collegiate honor in the state’s top... Read more
March 31, 2016
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey selected Arizona State University Preparatory Academy Phoenix as one of two high schools where he will address graduating seniors, their teachers and families. ASU Prep in... Read more
March 25, 2016
Aaron Lavinsky, a 2014 graduate of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, won a prestigious honor from one of the nation’s top visual journalism... Read more
March 24, 2016
As an undergraduate student at Arizona State University, Alberto Olivas remembers seeing then-Congressman Ed Pastor speak on campus. His presence at ASU grew after the university moved into what is... Read more
March 18, 2016
Arizona PBS invites the Arizona State University community to apply for a chance to have their antiques and heirlooms featured on the third season of “Arizona Collectibles.” The Arizona PBS original... Read more
March 17, 2016
The head of content at Wattpad, an innovative storytelling app creating new paths at the intersection of literature and technology, is the featured speaker of the annual Public Relations Lab... Read more
March 16, 2016
For the first time in its history, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is among the top 25 law schools in the nation. According to U.S. News & World Report’s... Read more
March 15, 2016
One hundred years after the birth of the late Edith Kinney Gaylord, a journalism pioneer and philanthropist, the foundation she established is finding new ways to invest in journalism’s future. The... Read more
March 14, 2016
Cronkite Innovation Chief Eric Newton is receiving one of the nation’s highest press-freedom honors for his work at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Newton, who joined Arizona State... Read more
March 14, 2016
Justice is a continuing struggle, and constant vigilance is required to maintain it. This is especially true for indigenous people living on American Indian reservations. That’s the viewpoint of... Read more
March 4, 2016
An Arizona State University student at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication placed first among 50 students from 30 different universities in the radio news competition at... Read more
March 4, 2016
Arizona State University School of Criminology and Criminal Justice professors Michael White and Hank Fradella provide a closer examination of police reform in New York City. Their analysis was... Read more
March 4, 2016
ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law has just launched the nation’s first Rule of Law and Governance program. So, what exactly does that mean? Think of it as a Peace Corps for lawyers — a way for... Read more
March 1, 2016
Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication successfully completed a $50,000 crowdfunding initiative to help Cronkite News students expand coverage of... Read more
February 29, 2016
What’s the best way to get school kids to eat their fruits and veggies? Well, a team of ASU health researchers discovered it’s all about where you place the salad bar. “Past studies looked at whether... Read more
February 29, 2016
ASU junior Nikki Burgess entered Arizona’s foster-care system when she was 15. Determined to better her situation by earning a university education, Burgess graduated from high school in three years... Read more
February 25, 2016
Arizona State University students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication collected more awards in news categories in the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of... Read more
February 24, 2016
Year One: Life at ASU" is a periodic photo series following five freshmen navigating their first year at ASU. This installment checks in on Hannah Kiesling, a nursing student at ASU's... Read more
February 23, 2016
Venita Hawthorne James, a veteran Arizona Republic journalist, is a new director in the Phoenix bureau at Cronkite News, a multiplatform daily news enterprise at Arizona PBS operated by Arizona State... Read more
February 23, 2016
Beginning in mid-June, Arizona State University will host 50 of Africa’s brightest emerging leaders for six-week academic and leadership institutes sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The... Read more
February 22, 2016
Only 3 percent of former foster youth who attend college ultimately graduate. Many times unexpected expenses are what stand between them and completing their degrees. While some students can turn to... Read more
February 19, 2016
U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is a man people come to for answers, but when it comes to the 2016 presidential election he’s as baffled as the next guy. “We’re in the most unusual period in American... Read more
February 16, 2016
Many historians consider the 1970s the “golden age of terrorism.” This is when Palestinian terrorists kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes during the 1972 Olympics in Munich. It’s the decade that... Read more
February 16, 2016
What does going deaf sound like? Many people don’t think about hearing loss until it has progressed far enough to become a burden. But there are steps you can take to preserve your hearing throughout... Read more
February 14, 2016
Night of the Open Door — five free events over the course of February — opens ASU's world to the public and shows off what each campus has to offer. On Friday, the Downtown Phoenix campus had... Read more
February 12, 2016
U.S. Sen. John McCain will share his thoughts on politics, security and the media as part of an interview series at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass... Read more
February 9, 2016
The man who called the shots for Major League Baseball for more than two decades is joining the rotation at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Former MLB Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig has... Read more
February 9, 2016
The Sustainability Solutions Festival will return to Phoenix for its third year at Arizona State University on Feb. 12-28. The festival will bring together global sustainability thought leaders and... Read more
February 9, 2016
Central Sound at Arizona PBS has launched the free mobile application Classical Arizona PBS, providing an innovative way to stay in touch with the local and regional classical music scene and enjoy... Read more
February 8, 2016
Too much George Patton and not enough Steve Jobs. Lack of innovation, rigid inflexibility instead of creative adaptivity and stubborn adherence to using past solutions for future problems are leaving... Read more
February 8, 2016
International journalists from nine countries will explore important issues impacting journalism at the annual “Cronkite Global Conversations” speaker series at Arizona State University’s Walter... Read more
February 5, 2016
For ASU undergraduate Jesse Potestas, finding the perfect internship opportunity was literally seeing the sign. Potestas, a global health major, was doing research in the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus... Read more
February 4, 2016
The dinner conversation at the Terrill-Pizzaro household is often lively and robust, sometimes taking on the dynamic of good cop/bad cop. Sometimes literally. William Terrill, who grew up in a... Read more
February 4, 2016
Six months before the events of Ferguson, Missouri, made officer-involved shootings the focal point of national debate, the Phoenix Police Department was already examining its own incidents involving... Read more
February 4, 2016
Dragons and crime scenes and spiders, oh my! Those are just a few of the sights attendees of Arizona State University's Night of the Open Door will be treated to Saturday, Feb. 6, when ASU'... Read more
February 3, 2016
Thomas E. Ricks, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, best-selling author and national security expert, is the featured speaker of the 10th annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture at Arizona State... Read more
February 2, 2016
We each have our own idea of what makes a home: a place of shelter, protection, refuge, comfort, family and respite. Other living things create and build habitats for sanctuary, safety and... Read more
February 1, 2016
“Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona,” a duPont Award-winning investigative report by students at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, is... Read more
January 27, 2016
Obesity rates in the United States continue to skyrocket from decade to decade. And while awareness for this issue has been growing in recent years, so have the waistlines of many Americans. As part... Read more
January 27, 2016
The five freshmen who agreed to be part of our Year One: Life at ASU photo series are halfway through their first two semesters at the university. With experience as their guide, the freshmen reflect... Read more
January 21, 2016
Kevin Merida, the former Washington Post managing editor who is the editor-in-chief of ESPN’s new site “The Undefeated,” headlines a showcase of top-flight communications professionals speaking this... Read more
January 20, 2016
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s First Amendment Forum was a hive of digital activity Wednesday evening. Telepresence robots syncing people from outside the room... Read more
January 19, 2016
Ever wonder what is happening in the labs and classrooms of the No. 1 innovative university in the country? ASU’s Night of the Open Door festival is your chance to discover the fascinating research... Read more
January 19, 2016
Journalists of the past didn't have the capability to fly a drone, direct a robot or transform a smartphone into a virtual-reality experience. But they do now. Technology is changing the way we... Read more
January 14, 2016
Few can fire up a crowd quite like Dr. Katie Wilson when it comes to talking people into eating their fruits and vegetables. It may not sound like a sexy job, but it’s hers. And she does it well. As... Read more
January 12, 2016
Arizona should move to a simpler funding model for higher education and set a goal for increasing the number of college graduates to help drive the state’s economy, according to Arizona State... Read more
January 11, 2016
Arizona State University is establishing a dual master’s degree program in which students can earn degrees in both journalism and law within two years. The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and... Read more
January 8, 2016
Some people spend their first day on the job figuring out the office email system or how to work the coffeemaker. Alfredo Corchado spent his first day at ASU in interviews, answering questions from... Read more