Tempe Campus News

May 24, 2018
The Tempe City Council announced Thursday that it will provide $35,000 from the Tempe Innovation Fund to embark on an anonymized monitoring system with Arizona State University scientists that will... Read more
May 24, 2018
Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning recently underwent the accreditation process for the school’s Master of Urban and Environmental Planning (MUEP) degree... Read more
May 24, 2018
Jonathan Pettigrew, a communication scholar whose work is at the intersection of family communication and health communication, was recently tenured and promoted to associate professor at the Hugh... Read more
May 24, 2018
A lot can happen at 160 degrees Fahrenheit: Eggs fry, salmonella bacteria dies, and human skin will suffer third-degree burns. If a car is parked in the sun on a hot summer day, its dashboard can hit... Read more
May 23, 2018
In fall 2018, Arizona State University will begin offering coursework toward a new Health Humanities Certificate . The health humanities is an interdisciplinary field that brings humanities methods... Read more
May 22, 2018
Qunshan Zhao of Arizona State University and Bisola Falola of the University of Texas at Austin are the recipients of the 2018 J. Warren Nystrom Award , announced by the Nystrom Committee and the... Read more
May 22, 2018
Memorial Day was once a day of solemn bereavement for fallen members of the United States military, but over the years, it has gotten lost in backyard barbecues, road trips and weekend radio... Read more
May 22, 2018
Most of us have been there. The out-of-town business conference where we set our sights on professional development and networking. Some experiences can be maddening with mediocre speakers and non-... Read more
May 21, 2018
As humans, we know some of the factors that can cause cancer to develop in our bodies. Smoking, poor diets, pollution, chemicals used as additives in food and personal hygiene products, and even too... Read more
May 21, 2018
A U.S. Senate vote to turn back a Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations was successful last week. Net neutrality restricts internet service providers’ (... Read more
May 18, 2018
The Alliance of American Football today announced the new coach for its Arizona team. Rick Neuheisel, a Tempe native, will coach the team in the new spring football league. “What a thrill to be back... Read more
May 18, 2018
Arizona State University and Hiroshima University in Japan have entered into an agreement that will promote academic exchange and develop joint research and educational programs. The recently signed... Read more
May 17, 2018
Student speech is having a moment on the national stage. Since the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, student survivors have emerged as powerful voices, earning... Read more
May 17, 2018
The Dynamics of Perception, Action and Cognition Lab (DPAC) in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology recently hosted a special on-campus field trip for elementary school students. The... Read more
May 17, 2018
An Arizona State University philosophy student’s interest in the crossroads of education, childhood and political theory led him to writing a prize-winning essay titled “Do Children Have ‘Rights-in-... Read more
May 17, 2018
In August 2012, 81-year-old Cecilia Giménez put broad brushstrokes to a decades-old fresco and became an overnight sensation — for all the wrong reasons. Giménez, an untrained amateur in the world of... Read more
May 17, 2018
They interviewed an award-winning journalist who had just returned from Syria. They learned how religious conflict ushered in the modern system of states from a political scientist. And they talked... Read more
May 16, 2018
This summer, Arizona State University's School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership launches its inaugural Civic Leadership Institute , a weeklong residential camp designed to introduce... Read more
May 16, 2018
Hawaii’s Big Island has been under siege for the last two weeks due to violent activity from the Kilauea volcano, which has produced haunting images: spewing ash and toxic gases, lava pouring through... Read more
May 16, 2018
The Department of Psychology at Arizona State University promoted Virginia Kwan to full professor this year. Kwan joined ASU in 2009 and directs the Culture and Decision Science Lab. Her research... 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 15, 2018
Psychology is the study of human behavior, but not all psychologists directly study people. Some psychologists like Daniel McNeish, a new assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at... Read more
May 15, 2018
Last week, a painting by Mexican artist Diego Rivera sold for $9.76 million, making it the highest-priced Latin American artwork ever to be sold at auction. The sale of the painting “The Rivals”... Read more
May 14, 2018
Katherine Nelson is an alumni of Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures. Now she is studying law at ASU's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at ASU.... Read more
May 14, 2018
Math has been John Douglas (J.D.) House’s favorite subject since he was eight years old. Math felt structured and clear cut, and it made sense to him. He took Calculus I at age 15, as well as many... Read more
May 11, 2018
Arizona State University Biodesign Institute executive director Josh LaBaer hosted more than 50 community members May 6 at BLD restaurant in Chandler. LaBaer, a leading cancer researcher and also the... Read more
May 11, 2018
The drone threads its way through the disaster area, beneath ceilings and power lines, through narrow corridors, sewer pipes and hallways. Bodies and survivors lie under rubble. When it’s not feeling... Read more
May 11, 2018
Three Arizona State University multidisciplinary student teams designed concepts around zero waste, the circular economy and public art. They unveiled their work as part of Earth Month with an... Read more
May 11, 2018
Royal watchers have had plenty of reasons to rejoice lately: Queen Elizabeth’s 92nd birthday last month, the recent birth of Prince William and Duchess Catherine’s third child, Louis; Princess... Read more
May 11, 2018
Arizona State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is proud to announce K. Tsianina Lomawaima as this year’s Gary S. Krahenbuhl Difference Maker Award winner. The annual award was... Read more
May 10, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . As a graduating senior at Arizona State University, Ciera Murray has these wise words to share with those still in... Read more
May 10, 2018
Michelle Stuhlmacher, a doctoral student in geography at Arizona State University, has been selected for the prestigious Heidelberg Laureate Forum. Only 200 of the most qualified young researchers in... Read more
May 10, 2018
Though it began only three years ago , the Master of Science in applied behavior analysis (MS ABA) program in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University is thriving. The MS ABA program... Read more
May 9, 2018
Most people go to college to enhance their education, bolster their professional status and increase their earning power. But a doctoral cohort from New Mexico got their degrees to enrich their... Read more
May 8, 2018
When it comes to matching simplicity with staggering creative potential, DNA may hold the prize. Built from an alphabet of just four nucleic acids, DNA provides the floor plan from which all earthly... Read more
May 7, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . After moving to Tempe from northwestern France, Yann Raymond enrolled with ASU’s School of Sustainability. His focus... Read more
May 7, 2018
The ordeal is finally over for a Central American caravan seeking asylum, with the last of the members crossing the U.S. border on Friday after a week of delays and heavy media attention. The caravan... Read more
May 7, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . On a family trip to Hawaii, Arizona State University student Mackenzie McGuffie fell in love with nature and began... Read more
May 7, 2018
Editor's note: Kenneth Chavez is the diplomat-in-residence for the Southwest region. Based at ASU, he hosts events introducing students to the work of the U.S. Department of State and diplomacy... Read more
May 7, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . With its roots in a plant-based diet, Julia Colbert’s interest in sustainability began to grow. Colbert understood... Read more
May 7, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Samantha Hernandez’s interest in political science started at a young age. “The first book I read on my own was a... Read more
May 7, 2018
Arizona State University's Human Rights Film Festival provided an opportunity for students to engage in conversations on a variety of topics related to human rights and social justice. Hundreds... Read more
May 7, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . In elementary school, Sarah Collins first learned that fossil fuels are scarce resources we could eventually use up... 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 7, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Living near a nature preserve in Wisconsin, Tara Hansen spent much of her childhood in nature. Wanting future... Read more
May 4, 2018
The Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts welcomes Dave Fossum as assistant professor in the musicology program, beginning in January 2019. “We... Read more
May 4, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Graduating senior Kaitlyn Felix dreams of becoming a surgeon someday. To help her achieve that goal, however, she... Read more
May 4, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Gabriel Leon, who is graduating this semester from the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning with a... Read more
May 4, 2018
The School of Music in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is internationally recognized for having one of the few programs that provides undergraduate and graduate students training in... Read more
May 4, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Lora Eger never questioned what she wanted to do with her life: “I was born into teaching. Both of my parents are... Read more
May 4, 2018
Arizona State University is widening the lens for film education in Southern California. In collaboration with Film2Future, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit dedicated to educating underserved youth in... Read more
May 4, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Bobbi Doherty is not your typical Arizona State University graduate. She was in her 40s when she decided to switch... Read more
May 3, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Zhihan Jennifer Zhang’s grandparents were schoolteachers who taught her math at a very young age. She has always... Read more
May 3, 2018
2018 Mirzayan Fellow at the National Academy of Science, astrophysicist, researcher, concertmaster/violinist, activist, policy director, scholar of classical Greek literature… just a few of the many... Read more
May 3, 2018
There is a perception — shared by education professionals as well as the general public — that education is resistant to change and slow-paced. Eight hundred million children around the world are not... Read more
May 3, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . JP Nelson is no stranger to going the distance — in academics and on the track field. As a National Merit Scholar,... Read more
May 3, 2018
An Arizona State University economist said the Grand Canyon State is riding the crest of an eight-year prosperity wave, firmly establishing Arizona as a top 10 state for job creation and population... Read more
May 3, 2018
To have Joni Adamson tell it, these are exciting times for the environmental humanities. And she should know: Adamson, a professor in the Department of English and senior scholar at the Julie Ann... 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 2, 2018
The School of International Letters and Cultures is part of a new program to be offered in the fall 2018 semester at Arizona State University called the Immigration Lab , which will look at such... Read more
May 2, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . ASU interdisciplinary studies graduate Thomas Quiroz said his decision to enter the military right after graduating... Read more
May 1, 2018
May is National Bike Month . Established in 1956, the monthlong observance aims to showcase the benefits of cycling and encourage noncyclists to give it a try. Trisalyn Nelson, director at the School... Read more
May 1, 2018
Fire. Equipment failure. Sensor malfunction. Punctures in space suits. The list of what can go (and has gone) wrong in space is a long one, as students in Arizona State University’s School of Earth... Read more
May 1, 2018
If you had the opportunity to build your ideal career path at a pace and in a space tailor-made just for you — what would it look like? That was the question design students at Arizona State... Read more
May 1, 2018
The Arizona State University Department of Psychology won big at the 2018 Pitchfork Awards, netting the ASU Changemaker Entrepreneurship Team of the Year and Outstanding Graduate Student Organization... Read more
May 1, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Christina Haswood (Tódich'ii'nii, Dibéłzhíní, Naasht'ézhi Tábąąhá, Kinyaa'áanii) has been a Sun... Read more
May 1, 2018
Frédéric Canovas is the faculty head of the French and Italian department at the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University. The tenured professor is French but is also... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Hannah Fowl not only received an ASU Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate Award, she is also a College of Liberal... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Getting a degree or being a parent is a lot of work for anyone, requiring careful time management and a strong work... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Graduating doctoral student Sarah Elizabeth Snyder earned a special recognition recently during her post-... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Nobel Prize laureate Thomas Mann once said, “A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . When she graduates in a few weeks, Catie Carson will have accomplished more in her four years at Arizona State... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . A high school field trip to ASU helped Alexis Mitchell, Barrett honors student graduating with a Bachelor of Music... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . A first-generation college student who grew up in Tempe, Melissa Beltran will be graduating with a Bachelor of... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Sometimes, it just takes one experience to change the course of your life forever. Such is the case for Max Wilson,... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Originally from Hartford, Connecticut, Arizona State University doctoral student Katherine Morelli left her perch... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Shawn Courson stands out among his fellow history majors due to his commitment to others and his education. Because... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Ruben Gonzales is soon to graduate with a Jewish studies degree and minors in philosophy and Arabic studies from ASU... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Charity Bhebhe is an international student graduating from the Arizona State University School of Life Sciences with... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Balanding Manneh knows the value of recognizing and embracing opportunities. He traveled more than 6,000 miles from... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Judith Perera is ready to finish her 26th consecutive year of school. In those 26 years, she has done a lot, from an... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Alexandria Layton, from Ahwatukee, Arizona, is a graduating biochemistry major with an emphasis in medicinal... Read more
April 30, 2018
Arizona State University student Ryan Lee graduates this spring with a bachelor’s degree in English (linguistics) ; in some ways, this has always been his path. He has had a love of words his whole... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . During the first year of Melanie Brooks’ graduate work as a doctoral student in wind conducting in ASU’s School of... Read more
April 30, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Hailing from Kirksville, Missouri — a small, tornado-prone city on the Midwestern plains — Trevor Harcrow graduates... Read more
April 30, 2018
Since arriving on the Arizona State University campus in 1971 as a new assistant professor, Robert Cialdini has been giving to the Department of Psychology — through his ground-breaking research,... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Stefano Chang had a good job in his field and was one class away from a master’s degree in software engineering from... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . For ASU student Maritsa Leyva Martinez, fiction writing is a community endeavor. Her love for the craft began in a... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . With less than one week to go before defending her doctoral dissertation, Katelyn Cooper found herself in an... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Navneet Kaur was raised in India and moved to Phoenix when she was 9 years old. In high school, she took her first... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Meet Austin and Daniel Cotter, possibly better known as the Wonder Twins. The graduates from Arizona State... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Seham Abdulhameed Tomihi wasn’t giving up. She first came to the U.S. to study English and was now absolutely set on... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Hailing from Springfield, Virginia, Arizona State University student Susan Nguyen has called the desert her home for... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Growing up in Phoenix, Daniela Rios always wanted to be a pediatrician and was accepted into Bioscience High School... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Araceli Villezcas is graduating from Arizona State University with honors this May, completing her honors thesis on... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Alexis Abboud knew from a young age that she wanted to study law. What she didn’t know was that her path to law... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . For Lauren Pious, there’s no place quite like home. Still, as she puts it: “I have a very complex relationship with... Read more
April 29, 2018
Forrest Schreick has long been a friendly face around Coor Hall. For the last six years, the graduating philosophy MA student made the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies his... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Arizona State University undergraduate Dimiana “Dimi” Wassef knows where she’s going. Specifically, the English... Read more
April 29, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . At the recent School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) Awards Ceremony, , Professor Ariel Anbar described for all in... Read more
April 27, 2018
Mark Alpizar, Arizona State University School of Music student in the Doctor of Musical Arts program in orchestral conducting, was recently awarded the assistant conductor position with the elite... Read more
April 27, 2018
The sounds and chants of Hawaiian dance filled Wells Fargo Arena on Wednesday night with the dance team Hālau O Kekuhi . T he free h ula workshop led by Nalani Kanaka’ole and Huihui Kanahele -Mossman... Read more
April 27, 2018
Carolyn Rose Rynex, Arizona State University School of Music alumna, was awarded the prestigious 2017 Julius Herford Dissertation Prize from the American Choral Directors Association for her doctoral... Read more
April 26, 2018
Arizona State University School of Social Transformation Professor K. Tsianina Lomawaima has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences . The academy's Class of 2018... Read more
April 26, 2018
Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects 7 million to 10 million people worldwide and is the leading movement-related disorder, causing progressive symptoms of rigidity and tremor. After Alzheimer’s disease... Read more
April 26, 2018
Arizona State University alumnus Nick Cartell is returning to the ASU Gammage stage May 15-20 in his dream role: Jean Valjean in the Broadway touring company of “ Les Misérables.” Cartell, who grew... Read more
April 26, 2018
These are good times to be a socialist. In the not-so-distant past, that moniker was wielded as a slur to decimate a left-leaning political opponent or to besmirch their character. Not so much... Read more
April 25, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . When a teenage boy in his community committed suicide, Jameson Lopez decided he wanted to do something for his tribe... 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
Through a community collaboration with Adaptive Training Foundation , Arizona State University launched Devils Adapt, an initiative that aims to provide resources and opportunities in recreational... Read more
April 25, 2018
When Robert Page walks through the 4 million honey bees housed at Arizona State University, he sees the potential to better understand how to survive tough living conditions. The Regents’ Professor... Read more
April 25, 2018
Eugenia Hernández Ruiz joins the School of Music in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as assistant professor in the music therapy program, beginning in August... Read more
April 24, 2018
Imagine a basic, primitive life form on a sandy beach. Its primary survival tactic is to get out of the way of potential predators. What is the simplest way it could move? At the 2018 Dean’s... Read more
April 23, 2018
One by one during the class, strange crafts fall from the sky. They look like badminton shuttlecocks, restaurant roll baskets, or aluminum Jiffy Pop domes. They land softly or hard, sometimes... Read more
April 23, 2018
Leena Bui, a graduate student in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University, is a recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program. For her... Read more
April 23, 2018
In pursuit of the diverse and innovative musical journey Projecting All Voices , an initiative of Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, the School of Music’s... Read more
April 22, 2018
An app to help teachers locate students in an emergency, diagnostics to identify dangerous bacteria in Oak Creek and technology that supports homeless community outreach were among 40 projects... Read more
April 22, 2018
By all accounts, Israel del Toro should have died from the pressure-plate landmine that exploded under his military vehicle in eastern Afghanistan in December 2005. He suffered third-degree burns... Read more
April 22, 2018
Pat's Run, the annual fundraising event to support the Pat Tillman Foundation’s Tillman Scholars program , drew more than 30,000 runners and and thousands of supporters to Tempe on Saturday. The... Read more
April 20, 2018
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences elected three Arizona State University faculty members to its Class of 2018. The ASU researchers are Lindy Elkins-Tanton , Robert Cialdini and K. Tsianina... Read more
April 20, 2018
David Earll, Arizona State University School of Music alumnus, has been appointed assistant professor of tuba and euphonium at the Ithaca College School of Music in New York, beginning fall 2018.... Read more
April 20, 2018
These fields are transdisciplinary and concerned with employees’ safety, health, welfare and how they impact the environment. Presenters gave information about violence prevention, ergonomics,... Read more
April 20, 2018
Arizona State University, in partnership with Valley of the Sun United Way, hosted Sun Devils UNITE , a week of philanthropy, education and service from April 7–15. The week kicked off with... Read more
April 19, 2018
Soccer fanatics got a treat April 17 when Bruce Arena, the former U.S. men's soccer national team coach, visited Arizona State University. Invited by The School of International Letters &#38... Read more
April 19, 2018
Blake Elliott, a graduate student in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University, has received a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The prestigious... Read more
April 19, 2018
Cities and the natural world seem to be at opposite ends of a spectrum, at least according to the dominant thinking of city dwellers like Woody Allen and mankind in general for the past 11,000 years... Read more
April 19, 2018
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is very proud of alumna Desiree Linden, who became the first American woman in 33 years to win the Boston Marathon . Linden pushed through icy wind gusts and... Read more
April 19, 2018
Charity Bhebhe had about a 1.5 percent probability of winning one of the world’s most prestigious scholarships. It was enough. This month, the Arizona State University senior from Zimbabwe found out... Read more
April 18, 2018
Each year, the Arizona State University Alumni Association selects and honors leaders of organizations from around the world who demonstrate innovation, growth and entrepreneurial spirit. This year,... Read more
April 18, 2018
If you want to know something about scholarly activism and indigenous communities, the office of David Martinez would be a good place to start. It’s the collective home of every book ever nominated... Read more
April 18, 2018
Arizona State University Department of Psychology undergraduate students showed off their research findings to their peers, faculty and family at the annual Psychology Honor Theses Poster Session and... Read more
April 18, 2018
Each year students, faculty, staff and visiting artists in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre’s dance program create a number of works. This weekend, audiences have the chance to see a selection... Read more
April 18, 2018
In a famous social experiment a decade ago, a world-renowned violinist stood against a wall in a Washington, D.C., subway station and expertly played one of the most difficult pieces of music in... Read more
April 17, 2018
On Monday, April 16, Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences held its annual award and recognition ceremony for outstanding students, research and teaching assistants, faculty... Read more
April 17, 2018
Two bike counters installed on the Tempe campus have been tracking bicyclists since the first week of January. And on Sunday, April 15, the counter at Apache Boulevard and College Avenue reached a... Read more
April 16, 2018
Political science junior Ryan Wadding's life changed about six months ago when he sold his car. Wadding, who works at Arizona State University's Pat Tillman Veterans Center doing community... Read more
April 13, 2018
The School of Music in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts welcomes Jiyeon “Jiji” Kim as assistant professor of guitar in the strings program, beginning in... Read more
April 13, 2018
During a plague year, locusts affect the livelihoods of one in 10 people and cover 20 percent of the earth’s land surfaces. In most of the world, they are one of the most destructive crop pests. From... Read more
April 12, 2018
For Gary Moore, the safety of the world outside his lab matters just as much as the people inside. An assistant professor in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences , Moore... Read more
April 12, 2018
Adolescence is a time when biological changes in the body happen faster than psychological changes, a mismatch that creates challenges for teenagers that can lead to problem behaviors, depression or... Read more
April 11, 2018
This week, geographers from across the country are heading to New Orleans for the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). Several faculty, students and alumni from the School... Read more
April 11, 2018
It takes sacrifice, hard work and maybe a missed class or two, but students can launch and nurture a business while they’re still at Arizona State University. Four students who successfully launched... Read more
April 11, 2018
Arizona State University juniors Humza Zubair and Meilin Zhu have won Goldwater Scholarships, the most prestigious national award for undergraduates in math, science and engineering. Zhu, a... Read more
April 11, 2018
Arizona State University has been designated a Military Friendly School for the ninth consecutive year, university officials confirmed Wednesday. The designation comes from Victory Media, a leader in... Read more
April 10, 2018
The Science Hub (SciHub) is a new Arizona State University initiative, led by Nobel Prize winner Professor Frank Wilczek and Lamonte H. Lawrence Professor Nathan Newman. Wilczek said that “this... Read more
April 10, 2018
Two recent fatalities related to autonomous vehicles are raising concerns about trade-offs between societal progress and human collateral damage. While technological advances can make our lives... Read more
April 9, 2018
Last semester, two Arizona State University students in Jewish studies courses used their final project assignments as opportunities for creative expression, exhibiting the material that they learned... Read more
April 9, 2018
The Korean department at Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) is one of the college’s fastest growing programs, with more students benefiting every year... Read more
April 9, 2018
A promotion is taking School of Social Transformation Academic Success Coordinator Tanya Marun to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ Office of Student and Academic Programs. Marun has served... Read more
April 9, 2018
Versatile baritone Nathan De'Shon Myers, who will join the School of Music in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in August, said he is excited to begin his... 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 6, 2018
Think of someone you trust. What is it about them that makes them trustworthy? In general, religious people are more trusted than people who are not religious, and researchers in the Department of... Read more
April 6, 2018
Fifteen years ago, when Gregory Rodriguez first conceived of the idea that would become Zócalo Public Square, he could not have imagined what it would become. In 2002, a tasteless remark by a guest... Read more
April 6, 2018
Radiation from a hot star near the stellar nursery where the sun and planets were born may have may have seeded Earth with life-essential molecules.
April 6, 2018
A key part of the Sun Devil experience is making a positive impact on the Arizona State University community. At the Seventh Annual Pitchfork Awards on Thursday, April 5, students, advisers and... Read more
April 5, 2018
Susana Rubi Valenzuela's advice to communication majors when asked the infamous question, “What do you do with a communication degree?” — confidently respond: “Everything.” Valenzuela graduated... Read more
April 5, 2018
From the Phoenix Symphony to Arizona Opera, local arts organizations offer musical theater students at Arizona State University not only a glimpse into their potential future careers but a chance to... Read more
April 5, 2018
Girl power reached new heights when about 100 Girl Scouts from metro Phoenix raided Arizona State University’s Tempe campus for the annual Girl Scouts for Engineering Awareness and Retention Day on... Read more
April 4, 2018
If you believe it, you can achieve it. You’ve probably heard this motivational phrase more than once. But what if your beliefs about your own intelligence compared to others come down to your gender... Read more
April 4, 2018
Art isn’t always about entertaining the masses and making people feel good — it can also be used as a powerful tool for social justice and cultural change. That’s what “The CounterAct Convening,” an... Read more
April 4, 2018
Making a difference is a shared goal among Arizona State University graduates. Many choose to pursue careers in the private sector and donate their time on the side, while others work in the... Read more
April 4, 2018
Steven Pinker has a message for all those standing at the ready, poised to raise the doomsday alarm at a moment’s notice: Not so fast. In his new book, “Enlightenment Now” (which Bill Gates has... Read more
April 4, 2018
The numbers are in: 46,000 square feet, 40 professional staff, three advising hubs and one career center. This is what Armstrong Hall, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' new home, will... Read more
April 4, 2018
Most people go to college to broaden their horizons. U.S. Air Force veteran Christopher Ames went back to Arizona State University with a laser focus to solve one particular problem. It started in... Read more
April 4, 2018
Taylor Mac is anything but typical. His extravagant costumes, energetic showmanship and pure stamina for performance are highlighted in glitter during "A 24-Decade History of Popular Music.... Read more
April 3, 2018
Arizona State University recently welcomed 41 emerging leaders from Southeast Asia as part of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative fellowship sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The... Read more
April 3, 2018
How should urban planners and policy-makers manage autonomous vehicles? How can innovators and entrepreneurs develop new technologies that respond to the needs of communities and produce better... Read more
April 2, 2018
Arizona State University seniors Benjamin Harris and Brittany Diaz, both majors in Russian at the School of International Letters and Cultures , studied overseas with Project GO and are members of... Read more
April 2, 2018
The Mindfulness Community at Arizona State University hosted the M2 Mobile Mindfulness Studio on March 22 as part of the Graduate and Professional Student Association's Grad Week in an effort to... Read more
April 2, 2018
Dating back to the mid-16th century, the term “tomboy” has undergone changes in both gender and definition. This fascinating topic has academics and tomboys themselves arguing about what constitutes... Read more
April 2, 2018
For the second year, scientists from Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute and artists from the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts have partnered for one-night-only performances of... Read more
April 2, 2018
A recent viral video showing two women vandalizing a local mosque while sharing their ideology with three young children brought the topics of hate (and hate crimes) and tolerance back to the... Read more
April 2, 2018
Genes and proteins play essential roles in the maintenance of health and the development of disease and are the focus of the fields of genomics and proteomics, respectively. Genes, which are composed... Read more
April 1, 2018
At 9 a.m. on Saturday, teams of Arizona State University students gathered inside the Student Pavilion’s lobby and ballroom on the Tempe campus. Walls and drapery were put up. Technicians affixed a... Read more
March 30, 2018
Incarceration. Migration. Refugees. Colonialism. Environmental destruction. Each of these themes open a window onto different forms of suffering and injustice experienced by people in the United... Read more
March 30, 2018
ASU Gammage recognized the Ahearn Family and Camp Broadway at the 2018 Gammy and Jerry Awards. The stars at ASU Gammage aren’t just on the stage. Every year, ASU Gammage awards two honors for the... Read more
March 30, 2018
Tragic history was made recently in Tempe when a self-driving car hit and killed a human being for the first time. One person is killed per 100 million miles driven in the United States. “With regard... Read more
March 29, 2018
The global decline of amphibians over the past three decades is alarming, with as many as 200 amphibian species going extinct since the late 1980s. The likely cause of both extinctions and declines... Read more
March 29, 2018
An Italian DJ-turned-food activist set up shop outside the Memorial Union on the Arizona State University Tempe campus Thursday, dusting flour from his records as he made pasta from scratch. While... Read more
March 29, 2018
If aliens flew by our planet and looked down at the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, you wouldn’t blame them for moving along. Look at the numbers. It’s somewhere between twice the size of Texas and... Read more
March 29, 2018
Just as the cotton gin, steam power and machine tools changed the world during the Industrial Revolution, the gig economy and artificial intelligence (AI) are a reality today and promise to modernize... Read more
March 29, 2018
Shu Liu, an alumna of Arizona State University’s School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, was awarded first prize at the 2018 Hong Kong International Violin Competition.... Read more
March 29, 2018
One is a social entrepreneur, one is a researcher and author, and the other works in the public affairs arena. They graduated college in different years and followed various paths to success in their... Read more
March 28, 2018
Just months into its first academic track at Arizona State University, the newly established fashion degree program is already looking like a powerhouse for fashion education. Unfolding since last... Read more
March 28, 2018
Our relationship with the essential element phosphorus is both personal and global. “We each carry about three pounds of phosphorus in our bodies and in our bones, and yet, we are fully dependent... Read more
March 28, 2018
Partisanship in Congress has grown so extreme that there is little incentive for elected officials to work together — and it might take a catastrophe for the situation to improve. That was the view... Read more
March 28, 2018
Students from the Pueblo graduate cohort program at Arizona State University’s School of Social Transformation recently placed first and third at the Indigenous 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) competition... Read more
March 28, 2018
Benjamin Blonder's frame of reference for heirloom foods goes far beyond Berkshire pork or San Marzano tomatoes. Custard apples. Sapodilla fruit. Brazil plums. Cacao. All of them go back before... Read more
March 27, 2018
Phoenix was recently named as a finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2018 Mayors Challenge on the strength of its proposal for a first-of-its-kind "HeatReady" program. The program is... Read more
March 26, 2018
A Fulbright scholarship is one of the most prestigious ways to study abroad, offering exceptional graduates a chance to spend a year researching, studying or teaching, all while broadening their... Read more
March 26, 2018
While summer is a time for teenagers to relax and have some fun, it's also a great chance to get a leg up on their education. Several enrichment programs at Arizona State University will offer... Read more
March 26, 2018
The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication held its annual Welcome Weekend this month for 14 prospective PhD students visiting from across the country, providing them an opportunity to explore what... Read more
March 23, 2018
Christians all over the world are now facing the growing threat of persecution, according to Jason Bruner, an assistant professor of religious studies in Arizona State University's School of... Read more
March 22, 2018
Earlier this week, the first fatal accident involving an autonomous vehicle occurred in Tempe, Arizona. While it’s too early to comment on the specifics of that particular case, the incident has... Read more
March 22, 2018
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tobacco use is still one of the top preventable causes of death in the United States, and the research of one Arizona State University... Read more
March 22, 2018
By revolutionizing microbiological-based technologies in water and wastewater treatment, Professors Mark van Loosdrecht and Bruce Rittmann have demonstrated the possibilities to remove harmful... Read more
March 21, 2018
Missy Farr-Kaye has overcome tremendous obstacles on her way to becoming a Sun Devil legend, and her key to that is to always move forward. “I think the worst place to stay is in the past. That’s... Read more
March 21, 2018
If you had the opportunity to make a difference in the world, would you clean up coastlines and oceans? Provide electricity to remote villages? Bring back a species from the edge of extinction? More... Read more
March 21, 2018
Arizona State University alumna Lindsey Petersen, a graduate of the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, says that the skills she learned in the communication program are applicable to any... 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
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 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 20, 2018
The Juste family church tipi has been in service, helping heal the Salt River Gila community, for over 25 years. “This tipi has a real history. A lot of people have received a lot of help,” said... Read more
March 20, 2018
For more than 60 years, Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) has worked to bridge academic, government and scientific resources to advance national research priorities and keep the U.S. on the... Read more
March 20, 2018
Four years after NASA was established, administrator James Webb was so inspired by a portrait of an astronaut, he ordered the creation of an agency art program. The idea was to capture the emotion of... Read more
March 20, 2018
Three Arizona State University programs are reconnecting students, faculty and staff with the origins of the food they eat. Through events and volunteering opportunities, the Polytechnic campus... Read more
March 20, 2018
In early March, the Center for Global Health in ASU’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change hosted this year’s Society for Economic Anthropology (SEA) international conference, with... Read more
March 20, 2018
From 1915 to 1970, 6 million African-American people migrated out of the American South, forever changing the culture and politics of the United States. Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson brought... Read more
March 19, 2018
If academic units had patron saints, the Arizona State University English department’s would be Geoffrey Chaucer. In recognition of his lasting influence on the field, every couple of years the... Read more
March 16, 2018
Osvaldo Sala, a professor at Arizona State University and a drylands expert, has been elected president of the Ecological Society of America , the largest group of ecologists in the world. Sala — the... Read more
March 16, 2018
Eli Perez currently stands as the sole Fulbright scholar from Mexico at Arizona State University, but that is likely to change as ASU’s Graduate College carves out more opportunities for talented... 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 15, 2018
Lauren Hanneman, a communication major at Arizona State University, is a Hugh Downs School standout and a member of Barrett, The Honors College. Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona Honors thesis: Mindfulness... Read more
March 14, 2018
A set of two books by the ASU Bilingual Press has received tremendous praise and a 2018 Book of the Year Award for highlighting the work of over 50 authors and renowned Chicano artist Malaquías... Read more
March 14, 2018
In the 1960s, an archaeologist named René Millon began mapping the ancient city of Teotihuacan in Mexico. Combining air photos and mapping with surface reconnaissance of more than 5,000 buildings, he... Read more
March 14, 2018
In their attempts to untangle the mystery of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers have traditionally focused on damage to the basic building blocks of thought — the neurons. Numbering close to a hundred... Read more
March 14, 2018
Social media is indiscriminately ruthless and knows no boundaries — even in remote places such as Indian country. Last month the Navajo Nation signed legislation to include cyberbullying into the... Read more
March 14, 2018
Anastasia Cossette has a busy schedule and a lot of interests. She studies both global health and economic justice, wanting to understand health inequity and medical organization. To give her an edge... Read more
March 14, 2018
It’s 2218, and you’ve got some vacation time coming up. A hundred years ago this meant choices like the Bahamas, wine tasting in Napa or a drive through Italy. Back then people only had one planet to... Read more
March 13, 2018
The Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is launching a new weekly open stage concert series, “Tunes at Noon,” for the ASU School of Music... Read more
March 13, 2018
On March 8, Arizona State University's School of Politics and Global Studies hosted Professors Takumi Takeda, associate dean for international affairs, and Hisakazu Kato, chief associate dean in... Read more
March 13, 2018
Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures draws diverse and sophisticated faculty to its classrooms, all able to help students explore topics through a global lens... Read more
March 12, 2018
A good book can transport the reader into a faraway universe filled with rich detail. The ASU Emerge event will do the same thing this weekend, but the audience actually will be able to touch, see... Read more
March 12, 2018
ASU Gammage will bring the best of Broadway to Tempe again in the 2018–2019 ASU Gammage Desert Financial Broadway Across America — Arizona season. The new season features everything you’d wish for,... Read more
March 9, 2018
Editor's note: This story is a personal account from the mother of an ASU graduate, and it has been edited for length and clarity. My name is Donna Fox, and I wanted to share a story about one... Read more
March 9, 2018
A new study in the journal Science found that fake news spreads faster and reaches more people than real news on Twitter, and that humans are more to blame for the spread of fake news on the social... Read more
March 9, 2018
Water — always important, always controversial, always fascinating — remains surprising. For a substance that covers three-quarters of the Earth, researchers can still be surprised by some of its... Read more
March 9, 2018
This month, the W. P. Carey School of Business relaunched its news and research website, news.wpcarey.asu.edu , with a new name, look, and audience experience. “Ideas Unlimited” is the redesigned... Read more
March 9, 2018
The stars at ASU Gammage aren’t just on the stage. Every year, ASU Gammage awards two honors for the people and organizations that go above and beyond to connect the arts to the Arizona community and... Read more
March 8, 2018
Our current approach to cybersecurity is not working and it threatens our democracy, economy and critical infrastructure, according to ASU Biodesign Professor Stephanie Forrest, who spoke to a group... Read more
March 8, 2018
The city of Tempe will name JC Porter the recipient of its 2018 Bike Hero award this April. Porter is assistant director of Arizona State University Parking and Transit Services and promotes bike... Read more
March 8, 2018
Daylight saving time is right around the corner, and it's time to set those alarm clocks and watches forward again … Er, wait. Arizona doesn’t do have to do that. And neither does Hawaii. The... Read more
March 8, 2018
Arizona State University School of Social Transformation Professor Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy was elected as a member of the National Academy of Education — a nonprofit organization working to... Read more
March 7, 2018
When you have free time in your schedule, what do you do? You might enjoy Arizona’s outdoor activities like hiking beautiful terrain, or when it is too hot outside, you might just find yourself... Read more
March 7, 2018
Judging by the optimism expressed by students and recruiters at the recent Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering 2018 spring semester Career Fair, the event fulfilled its mission as a springboard into... Read more
March 7, 2018
If you were a divorced parent, wouldn't you wish for a pill that would ensure your kids were less likely to experience depression, substance abuse and behavioral problems? Of course, there is no... Read more
March 7, 2018
Most of us enjoy meeting a friend for a cup of coffee and a chat, but few of us pause to think about how we learn to have a conversation. Viridiana Benitez, a new assistant professor in the... Read more
March 7, 2018
The Social and Cultural Pedagogy master's degree program of the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University co-organized "Social Education and Social Pedagogy: Bridging... Read more
March 6, 2018
Nearly 80 people attended the Biodesign Institute’s latest “Sip of Science” event Sunday evening at Tomaso's restaurant in Phoenix. Neuroscientists Paul Coleman and Diego Mastroeni took... Read more
March 6, 2018
Asha Karthik lifts her pen away from the piece of paper she’s writing on, pausing for a moment to let a black and white cat named Charlie Chaplin strut across it. Karthik, a business data analytics... Read more
March 5, 2018
Science fiction books and movies have largely formed the public's worldview of artificial intelligence, often clouding the truth on where we stand with the technology. Many are under the... Read more
March 5, 2018
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series showcasing alumni of the School of Molecular Sciences. Lyndsay Hess graduated from Arizona State University with degrees in biochemistry and... Read more
March 5, 2018
When Joe Casavecchia transferred to Arizona State University from a small liberal arts college in Iowa, he wasn't sure if the transition would be easy. "I do not know what I expected from... Read more
March 5, 2018
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series showcasing alumni of the School of Molecular Sciences. Kaitlyn Mandigo graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor's degree in... Read more
March 2, 2018
Proteins are central players in life processes and are among the most versatile and essential biomolecules. Structural proteins help build and repair tissue, including bones, cartilage, muscles, skin... Read more
March 1, 2018
This profile is part of a series showcasing alumni of the School of Molecular Sciences. Havell Markus received his Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry and mathematics from Arizona State... Read more
March 1, 2018
The Earth and the life living on it must change together. “The landscape of our planet itself is dynamic and evolving, just like the species we study,” said Arizona State University evolutionary... Read more
March 1, 2018
This profile is part of a series showcasing alumni of the School of Molecular Sciences. Ryan Muller graduated from ASU with a Bachelor of Science degree in medicinal biochemistry with a focus on... Read more
March 1, 2018
Gemneo Bioscience, a genomics technology company seeking to revolutionize diagnosis and treatment for cancer and other diseases, was named last week as one of six Arizona bioscience startup firms... Read more
March 1, 2018
Wanda Dalla Costa, an architect who has spent nearly two decades working with indigenous communities in North America, has joined the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State... Read more
February 28, 2018
More than 2,600 people walked the halls of Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute on Saturday during the annual ASU Open Door event. Kids of all ages and their families enjoyed nearly 40... Read more
February 28, 2018
Technology has irreversibly disrupted the labor market and now the nation’s education system must change in order to keep up, according to the president of Arizona State University. Calling the... Read more
February 28, 2018
For sheer versatility, there’s no molecule quite like DNA. The iconic double helix carries the genetic blueprint for living forms ranging from single-celled organisms to human beings. Recently,... 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 27, 2018
Evolution describes how all living forms cope with challenges in their environment, as they struggle to persevere against formidable odds. Mutation and selective pressure — cornerstones of Darwin’s... Read more
February 27, 2018
“A society is defined not only by what it creates, but what it refuses to destroy,” environmentalist John Sawhill said. More and more, Americans care about remnants of the past among us, whether it’s... Read more
February 27, 2018
Last Saturday, Feb 24, Arizona State University’s Department of Psychology brought research from the laboratory to the sidewalk for the final installment of the ASU Open Door event series. The Tempe... Read more
February 27, 2018
“Gunfire Erupts at a School. Leaders Offer Prayers. Children Are Buried. Repeat.” The title of Dan Barry’s Feb. 15 New York Times column following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School... Read more
February 27, 2018
Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) not only draws people passionate about global life, but gives those people a chance to begin their global careers.... Read more
February 26, 2018
Arizona Senators Jeff Flake and Jon Kyl have been named the 2018 John J. Rhodes Chairs in Public Policy and American Institutions at Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University. As chairs... Read more
February 25, 2018
Arizona State University's Open Door held its finale at the Tempe campus on Saturday, where visitors learned from ASU experts on a veritable smorgasbord of cool topics, including medieval armor-... Read more
February 25, 2018
Arizona State University's School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership held its inaugural spring conference Friday and Saturday on the Tempe campus. “ Free Speech and Intellectual... Read more
February 23, 2018
Lizards have special superpowers. While birds can regrow feathers and mammals can regrow skin, lizards can regenerate entire structures such as their tails. Despite these differences, all have... Read more
February 23, 2018
There was a day early in Paola Boivin’s hall-of-fame sports writing career when she nearly called it quits. Her assignment was to interview St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Terry Pendleton at Los... Read more
February 23, 2018
The YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix recognized Elsie Moore, Arizona State University School of Social Transformation professor and director, by awarding her with its 2018 Racial Justice Award. The YWCA is... Read more
February 23, 2018
African swine fever is a highly contagious, viral infection affecting pigs. It has devastated domestic herds in many regions and brought economic hardship. The rapid spread of this disease has become... Read more
February 22, 2018
Arizona State University Art Museum is pleased to announce " SABER ACOMODAR: Art and Workshops of Jalisco 1915–Now ", which opens to the public March 16 during the museum’s Spring 2018... Read more
February 22, 2018
In the Tony Award-winning musical "Hamilton," General George Washington offers these words to his right-hand man, Alexander Hamilton, just before the final battle of the Revolutionary War... Read more
February 22, 2018
Student planners with Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning are raking in the accolades leading up to the 2018 National Planning Conference in New Orleans. ASU... Read more
February 22, 2018
“Thank you for your service” is a wonderful sentiment, and it can be a nice thing for civilians to say to active military personnel and veterans. Unfortunately, it often doesn’t get much deeper than... Read more
February 22, 2018
Experience hands-on fun for all-ages inside the Biodesign Institute for ASU Open Door from 1–6 p.m. Saturday. The annual open house in Tempe offers thrill seekers, lifelong learners, science gurus... Read more
February 21, 2018
Arizona State University broke ground Wednesday on a complex that will advance a new concept in intergenerational living and lifelong learning. Mirabella at ASU is a 20-story senior living facility... Read more
February 21, 2018
Arizona State University’s Danielle McNamara was named an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Fellow for 2018. McNamara is a professor in the Department of Psychology and with the... Read more
February 21, 2018
Sticking around a town with a shuttered mill and bemoaning the fact you can’t buy a new Cadillac every two years like your high school-educated grandfather did will not keep America competitive on a... Read more
February 21, 2018
A new demographic of never-married women in their 40s who have children has emerged in recent years, in sharp contrast to traditional family models like the so-called "nuclear family." In... Read more
February 21, 2018
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has selected Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy, President’s Professor of Indigenous Education and Justice in the School of Social Transformation at... Read more
February 20, 2018
In Mumbai, India, 55 percent of the city’s population lives in slums that only cover about 6 to 8 percent of the city’s land. Khayelitsha, a slum in Cape Town, South Africa, has a population of... Read more
February 20, 2018
A 2,000-year-old handprint changed the course of Kelly Knudson’s life. As a young undergraduate student, an unexpected connection with an ancient culture turned a passing interest in archaeology into... Read more
February 20, 2018
Ants, like humans, deal with disease. To deal with the bacteria that cause some of these diseases, some ants produce their own antibiotics. A new comparative study identified some ant species that... Read more
February 20, 2018
How would you change the world with $1,500? The Woodside Community Action Grant wants to know. Now in its fourth year, the program that distributes grant money to Arizona State University students is... Read more
February 19, 2018
The School of International Letters and Cultures is a place for leaders, and one of the people demonstrating that is Souad T. Ali . In 2004, instead of going to Princeton, she came to Arizona State... Read more
February 19, 2018
Sun Devil Gymnastics finishes out their last home meet of the year in a showdown against the Wildcats. This year’s Territorial Cup will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Wells Fargo Arena in... Read more
February 19, 2018
The 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" has ushered in a new creation — but it’s something entirely different than the familiar eponymous creature. Victor Frankenstein’s... Read more
February 19, 2018
Arizona State University musical theater students got a very special valentine on Feb. 14 when Karli Dinardo, co-dance captain with the touring cast of "Hamilton," taught a dance master... Read more
February 19, 2018
To help usher in the 21st century with a radical new mechanical structure, Hanqing Jiang reached back to the eighth century for inspiration. The Arizona State University mechanical engineer was... Read more
February 15, 2018
Archaeologists are seeing the Maya culture in a whole new light thanks to an emerging technology that has identified countless new buildings that had been hidden for centuries. It’s called LiDAR, and... Read more
February 15, 2018
Faculty, staff and alumni in Arizona State University’s School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts engaged students and community members of all ages at the Musical Instrument... Read more
February 14, 2018
Although known generally for conservative politics and practices, the Arizona Legislature is embracing innovation by welcoming cryptocurrency to its list of cutting-edge technologies. Thanks to... Read more
February 14, 2018
Researchers from across Arizona State University are coming together to analyze, preserve and revitalize historic materials found during the renovation of Park Central Mall in midtown Phoenix. The... Read more
February 13, 2018
The very rare animals that reproduce asexually — only about one in a thousand of all vertebrate species — are thought to be at an extreme fitness and ecological disadvantage compared with their... Read more
February 13, 2018
For over 40 years, Global Launch has helped students from more than 160 countries learn English and become a part of the American community. Many Global Launch alumni are accepted into one of Arizona... Read more
February 13, 2018
Valentine’s Day used to be about cards, chocolates, flowers, dinner and catching a romantic comedy. But love in the digital age is all about staging and putting your best foot forward online. Rather... Read more
February 13, 2018
Arizona State University lecture Almira Poudrier was honored with the Juliana Yoder Friend of the Humanities Award, an annual recognition of those people and organizations who use humanities to... Read more
February 13, 2018
For Taghreed Adnan, studying Arabic at the School for International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University wasn’t just a way to brush up on her language skills. It allowed her to connect... Read more
February 12, 2018
For many STEM students, working for NASA is a lifelong dream. For Arizona State University's NASA Space Grant Scholars, that dream is already a reality. Since 1988, ASU has participated in the... Read more
February 12, 2018
Arizona State University's Global Launch program propels students, educators and other professionals to thrive in the global marketplace through academic preparation services, training in... Read more
February 12, 2018
In a major advancement in nanomedicine, Arizona State University scientists, in collaboration with researchers from the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST) of the Chinese Academy... Read more
February 9, 2018
Leaders in Greece and the Republic of Macedonia are close to striking a deal on the use of the name “Macedonia.” Past governments on both sides have claimed exclusive ownership of Macedonian history... Read more
February 9, 2018
Arizona State University's own “Penguin Whisperer” kicked off the Biodesign Institute’s new event series, “A Sip of Science,” Thursday night at the George and Dragon restaurant in central... Read more
February 9, 2018
This month, Arizona State University and Global Launch celebrated a 30-year partnership with Hiroshima Shudo University (HSU) by welcoming a new cohort of Japanese students. Through their study... Read more
February 8, 2018
In recent years, a powerful suite of drugs known as kinase inhibitors have been developed to treat cancer and other diseases. Primary targets of such drugs include a family of receptor tyrosine... Read more
February 8, 2018
Arizona State University researcher Kevin Langergraber knows nearly 200 chimpanzees of the Ngogo community by sight and by name — Jackson, the alpha male; Marlene, the oldest female; and Morton, a... Read more
February 8, 2018
It’s a bold thing for an education dean of a major university to admit: The education system doesn’t work well enough for enough people and communities, and colleges of education have to change in... Read more
February 7, 2018
Screams of excitement and nervous laughter echo across a high school food court. A flock of students at Red Mountain High School in Mesa gathers around a pop-up tent and a chorus of “ ewws ” breaks... Read more
February 7, 2018
History has its eyes on "Hamilton." And so too does a group of storytellers honing their craft at Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University. Straddling the... Read more
February 6, 2018
It’s an adult world, and kids are just living in it. But this weekend, on the Paul V. Galvin stage at Arizona State University, six short stories will explore just how young people can and do claim... Read more
February 6, 2018
ATM machines across the country are being targeted by a wave of criminals in search of an illegal high-tech payday. The Secret Service calls this phenomenon “jackpotting,” and are warning U.S. bank... Read more
February 6, 2018
Arizona State University is part of a new coalition of 13 leading research universities that will help communities achieve their climate goals and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future.... Read more
February 6, 2018
For Arizona State University professor and historian Denise E. Bates, primary sources such as original archival documents and oral interviews form the bedrock for her scholarship in indigenous... Read more
February 6, 2018
One act of generosity can leave an indelible mark on the lives of students and the educational priorities of programs at Arizona State University. Supporters of the College of Liberal Arts and... Read more
February 5, 2018
Civil rights advocate and law professor Anita Hill said Monday that while women are currently experiencing "a movement” and moving the needle on sexual harassment, it hasn’t happened quickly... Read more
February 5, 2018
Along with using her engineering expertise to develop cutting-edge diagnostic tools for use in health care, Jennifer Blain Christen is also venturing into new forms of treatment. Moreover, the... Read more
February 2, 2018
On the first floor of the Children’s Museum of Phoenix, an Arizona State University scientist from the Department of Psychology sits across a table from a 2-year-old child. The child’s father stands... Read more
February 1, 2018
Entrepreneurs see the world in a different light, capitalizing on opportunity and balancing incredible risk with the chance of a massive reward. Ryan Stoll , a doctoral candidate in clinical... Read more
February 1, 2018
Krista Ratcliffe’s first semester at Arizona State University began in a cloud of dust. The new chair of one of the largest English departments in the U.S. arrived on the Arizona State University... Read more
February 1, 2018
Arizona State University this week announced the appointment of Emre Toker as the executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the W. P. Carey School of Business . Toker joins ASU from... Read more
February 1, 2018
Katelyn Vincent, Arizona State University School of Music Master of Music in composition student, was awarded an "Honorable Mention" from the 2018 ASCAP Foundation Herb Alpert Young Jazz... Read more
January 31, 2018
Social media can be extremely useful when you have something to shout from the rooftops — like, say, groundbreaking research — and indeed, many scholars regularly use it so. But along with that ease... Read more
January 31, 2018
Arizona State University’s Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics has surpassed Harvard in the Center for World University Rankings on family studies programs, ranking ninth in the world . The... Read more
January 30, 2018
It almost sounds like the start of a joke: How do you get a staunch Republican and a left-leaning Democrat to have a civil conversation about Arizona politics? Sit ’em down for a meal. “It’s hard to... Read more
January 30, 2018
This May, Arizona State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences dean’s office will be leaving its headquarters in the Fulton Center and moving to the newly renovated Armstrong Hall —... Read more
January 30, 2018
At Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures , students and staff demonstrate every day how useful and accessible language learning can be. Inspired by his own... Read more
January 30, 2018
Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures is packed with students and professors explaining the benefits of studying language and culture. Japanese lecturer Bradley... Read more
January 30, 2018
How many bicycles pass through Arizona State University's Tempe campus on a daily basis? How about each year? The answers to these questions have never been quantifiable, but that's about... Read more
January 30, 2018
The night before Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering's E2 camp in the summer of 2017, biomedical engineering senior Scott Boege opened an email to discover the national Biomedical Engineering... Read more
January 30, 2018
With the hope that someday scientists will advance regenerative therapy in humans, an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Arizona State University and two other institutions has discovered... 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 29, 2018
Vaira Vike-Freiberga, the first scholar-in-residence under Barrett, The Honors College’s Distinguished Global Leader Program, dispensed practical advice, world observations and inspiration in a wide-... Read more
January 29, 2018
Jan. 20 marked one year since Donald Trump became president of the United States. Since then, politicians, pundits and citizens of all stripes have watched as America became a nation more deeply... Read more
January 29, 2018
The city of Miami is sinking. Yes, in the literal sense — swaths of the metropolis, built on flat permeable limestone, will be swallowed by seas expected to rise between 4 to 8 feet globally by the... Read more
January 29, 2018
From an early-morning lunar eclipse “blood moon” to an evening blue “super” moon, Wednesday, Jan. 31, will be a day full of lunar excitement. Start the day with a lunar eclipse On the morning of Jan... Read more
January 28, 2018
Going to college should be an unsettling experience. University students should be challenging their closely held beliefs in the classroom and among their friends, even when it’s uncomfortable,... Read more
January 26, 2018
Pope Francis, Elon Musk and Hollywood science fiction writers regularly envision smart robots taking over jobs and invading our privacy. Presentations at a symposium at Arizona State University this... Read more
January 26, 2018
For the first time in ten years, the U.S. Department of Defense has a new National Defense Strategy . The strategy, released Jan. 19, covers a range of global issues affecting the U.S., including an... Read more
January 25, 2018
As the conversations surrounding borderlands continue to evolve, so too does Arizona State University's role as a thought leader in the global discourse on borderland studies. ASU, in... Read more
January 25, 2018
Melanie Brooks, a doctoral student in wind conducting in ASU’s School of Music, has a passion for projects that focus on community building through music performance. Brooks received funding in 2017... Read more
January 25, 2018
The abode of Oscar the Grouch has joined the 21st century. Does the trash need to go out? Typically this question is solved by lifting the lid and saying, “Nope” or “Yep.” Extend the question to a... 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
Neurodegenerative diseases affect millions of people around the world. In the U.S. alone, more than 5 million people live with Alzheimer’s disease, and by 2050, that number could reach 16 million,... Read more
January 23, 2018
The 90th annual Academy Awards ceremony will offer a bit of everything: epic films, indies with heart, female directors, black best actor nominees, a Pakistani-American screenwriter, Meryl Streep (... Read more
January 22, 2018
Vaira Vike-Freiberga , former president of the Republic of Latvia (1999–2007), and current president of the World Leadership Alliance/Club De Madrid, has joined Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona... Read more
January 22, 2018
Silicon Valley: the place that invented the Juicero, PetChatz and countless apps to solve problems you never knew you had. And now comes the idea of drinking water from a puddle. A “raw water” craze... Read more
January 22, 2018
This month, Arizona State University added two significant, historical texts to its archive. Under the guidance of Paul Carrese, director of the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership ,... 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 22, 2018
For the fourth consecutive year, the 2018 Sun Devil Criterium was held on a closed course around ASU Gammage. The Jan. 21 bicycling affair was the largest single-day bike race in Arizona. Fifteen... Read more
January 19, 2018
Editor's note: This is the fifth in a series of profiles on ASU's diverse student coalitions . Learn more about the Asian/Asian Pacific American Student Coalition , Black African Coali tion... Read more
January 19, 2018
In 2012, fresh off her first visit to the Sundance Film Festival through her internship with the film and media studies program at Arizona State University, Della Anderson said her experience at the... Read more
January 18, 2018
Cindy McCain told a roomful of young people that even if they haven’t yet found the cause that moves them, they soon will. “You are next. It’s your time to make the right decisions and live your life... Read more
January 18, 2018
When a false alarm warning of an impending nuclear missile launch recently panicked Hawaiians, it raised bigger questions on U.S. emergency preparedness. ASU has been at the research forefront with a... Read more
January 18, 2018
Arizona State University and the Helios Education Foundation announced on Thursday a historic partnership that will serve as a nexus for facilitating education research and practice in the state. In... Read more
January 18, 2018
The thing about evolution and revolutions: They are messy. Some don’t turn out well. And neither is always understood or appreciated at the time. Arizona State University is attempting to... Read more
January 18, 2018
When you meet Maryglory Moshi, a junior in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University, you first notice a giant smile and an eagerness to help. Moshi is a self-described “people person... Read more
January 18, 2018
Sophomore Mohamad Alkahlout studies civil engineering, with a special interest in public transportation and urban planning. Wanting more out of his time at ASU, he decided to add German language into... Read more
January 18, 2018
Some people think that STEM and liberal arts don’t go together. Arizona State University student Jenna Robinson, however, is showing that the two fields support each other by studying both French and... Read more
January 17, 2018
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series of profiles showcasing students in the School of Molecular Sciences. Sidney Covarrubias is a senior majoring in biochemistry with an interest in... Read more
January 17, 2018
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series showcasing students in the School of Molecular Sciences. Jacob Jordan is a senior majoring in biochemistry and is the current president of ASU’s... Read more
January 17, 2018
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series showcasing students in the School of Molecular Sciences. Shannon Sipes is a senior majoring in chemistry. She is pursuing a career as a science... Read more
January 17, 2018
It was a very full house at Arizona State University's Downtown Phoenix campus this past Tuesday when Kristina Wong hosted a community dialogue titled “What's a Performance Artist to Do... Read more
January 17, 2018
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series of profiles showcasing students in the School of Molecular Sciences. McKenna Renfro is a senior majoring in chemistry. She is passionate about... Read more
January 17, 2018
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series showcasing students in the School of Molecular Sciences. Adam Samuel is a senior majoring in biochemistry. A native of Arizona, he received the... Read more
January 17, 2018
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series showcasing students in the School of Molecular Sciences. Logan Tegler is a senior majoring in chemistry and minoring in English literature at... 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
The undergraduate degree in earth and space exploration at Arizona State University combines science, engineering and education to investigate Earth, its solar system and the universe. “We’re working... Read more
January 11, 2018
Creating art is not a formal, quiet process, and viewing it in a museum should not be either. Miki Garcia, the new director of the ASU Art Museum , wants to pull back the curtain on the university’s... Read more
January 11, 2018
Of the 18,891 classes offered at Arizona State University, PHY 498: Workshop in Perception Technology stands out. It’s taught by theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek. It’s about... Read more
January 11, 2018
Internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Angela Brower, who is an alum of the School of Music in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, returns to ASU this week... Read more
January 11, 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights icon, a beacon of light during a dark time in American history, and a defender of the poor, downtrodden and underrepresented. But there was so much more... Read more
January 11, 2018
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Each semester, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University... Read more
January 10, 2018
In 2021, a spacecraft the size of a Cheerios box will carry a small telescope into Earth orbit on an unusual mission. Its task is to monitor the flares and sunspots of small stars to assess how... Read more
January 10, 2018
Film and video artist Jon Jost will visit Arizona State University this weekend to work with current ASU students in classes and workshops and to premiere his latest film, “Again and Again.” “ Jon... Read more
January 10, 2018
From a vacant plot in a blighted neighborhood spring neatly combed rows of plants put in by the neighbors. They meticulously care for this small piece of land, and among the drab-looking buildings... Read more
January 10, 2018
To meet the world of big data and ask big questions, Arizona State University just added a powerful new research computing capability. The service will be accessible from any computer. Faculty will... Read more
January 10, 2018
After receiving his doctorate in microbiology in the 1980s, Mitch Magee, now a researcher in the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, began studying tuberculosis (TB) in a lab on the East... Read more
January 9, 2018
Kimberly Marshall, the Patricia and Leonard Goldman Endowed Professor in Organ in the Arizona State University School of Music , is known worldwide for her compelling programs and presentations of... Read more
January 9, 2018
You’re at your front door, engaged in the universal human pastime of judging the neighbors. There’s Perfect Guy. His lawn looks like a flawless green carpet. His wood pile could pass Marine... Read more
January 9, 2018
Evolution is the creative force shaping all earthly life. It is also the reason why all multicellular life is susceptible to cancer. The processes of evolution are the fuel behind the interplay of... Read more
January 9, 2018
Iconic buildings dot Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. The Victorian charm of Old Main. The soaring inspiration of Interdisciplinary Science & Technology Building IV. Frank Lloyd... Read more
January 9, 2018
Arizona State University has been awarded a $380,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a three-year implementation project to reinvent the library’s strategy and practice for open-stack... Read more
January 8, 2018
Ryan Luy , Lauren Schaecher , Sydni Alaniz and Rachel Estes are excited to start their new careers in May with a hefty amount of real-world experience in their portfolios. The Arizona State... Read more
January 7, 2018
The 2018 Golden Globes went dark Sunday night, dressing to match the pall of sexual misconduct that has hung over Hollywood and beyond this past year. More than 300 actresses, actors, directors,... Read more
January 5, 2018
Taylor Hutchinson, a Doctor of Musical Arts student in music performance in Arizona State University's School of Music, spent summer 2017 as a collaborative pianist intern at the Franco-American... Read more
January 5, 2018
A wounded soldier is whisked off a battlefield. To stop him from hemorrhaging, a medic injects him with a tiny capsule packed with electronics, then waves a wand over him. The bleeding ceases. This... Read more
January 5, 2018
To make the iconic, twisted double helix that accounts for the diversity of life, DNA rules specify that G always pairs with C, and A with T. But, when it’s all added up, the amount of G+C vs A+T... Read more
January 4, 2018
Browsing labels in the meat aisle can be confusing, especially when it comes to the word “natural.” New research shows consumers not only misinterpret the label, they’re willing to pay significantly... Read more
January 4, 2018
With one year of presentation experience at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers annual meeting under her belt, Anikki Giessler returned to the AIChE poster sessions in 2017 to share her... Read more
January 3, 2018
Two Arizona women with a passion for philanthropy have been selected as the 2018 Community Servant-Leadership awardees as a part of Arizona State University's 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr.... Read more
January 3, 2018
Arizona State University's approach to global research engagement addresses some of the most pressing problems facing us in health today: issues such as global pandemics and a growing cancer... Read more
January 3, 2018
Two Arizona women with a passion for philanthropy have been selected as the 2018 Community Servant-Leadership awardees as a part of Arizona State University's 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr.... Read more
January 3, 2018
The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a multi-year grant of $6,421,402 to Stephen Albert Johnston at Arizona State University to support the largest interventional canine clinical trial ever... Read more
January 2, 2018
As the calendar year drew to a close, two researchers with Arizona State University's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning received great news about their research. Allianz Climate... Read more
December 29, 2017
More than 1600 high school students from around the country will compete in Arizona State University's Hugh Downs School of Human Communication Invitational speech and debate tournament Jan. 5-7... Read more
December 28, 2017
Last month, the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning hosted a special workshop to introduce students to Google Earth Engine and its geospatial analysis capabilities. Google Earth Engine... Read more
December 28, 2017
Sebastian Husein, a scholar in the Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technologies National Science Foundation-Department of Energy Engineering Research Center, won the NSF’s Perfect Pitch... Read more
December 21, 2017
The growing discipline of geographical information sciences, or GIScience, is receiving renewed focus at Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning. To meet the... Read more
December 21, 2017
Why should we go to space? To learn more about the universe and our place in it? To extract resources and conduct commerce? To demonstrate national primacy and technological prowess? To live and... Read more
December 21, 2017
All that remains in Retha Warnicke’s Coor Hall office are empty bookshelves, a whiteboard sprinkled with yellow Post-it notes, a dusty unplugged printer and a few remnants on her desk: a phone, a... Read more
December 21, 2017
Much of what we know today about how the human brain operates was learned from when it failed to operate correctly. Over time, as patients arrived at hospitals with injuries or tumors, physicians and... Read more
December 20, 2017
The School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University, in partnership with the Municipal Credit Union in New York City, was able to provide a group of six students with... Read more
December 20, 2017
Glycans are essential to virtually every biological process in the body. These complex structures — composed of interlocking sugar molecules — adorn the surfaces of cells in fuzzy profusion. Glycans... Read more
December 20, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Recent Arizona State University graduate Daniel Mangu, a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences... Read more
December 18, 2017
You love your brother, but you don’t always agree with his politics. In fact, you still can’t believe how he voted in the 2016 presidential election. And now you’ll be spending the upcoming holidays... Read more
December 18, 2017
The harp, one of the oldest known instruments in the history of music, has existed in one form or another in every land since 3000 B.C. Evolving from simple strings to electro-acoustic technologies,... Read more
December 15, 2017
Biodesign C, the $120 million expansion of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, continues to rise along Rural Road at ASU’s Tempe campus. Much of the building is now in place ahead of... Read more
December 15, 2017
It’s the kind of thing you might lose sleep over. How will humans survive serious infections in the future if we’re running out of tools today to fight them? Antibiotic resistance among disease-... Read more
December 15, 2017
Every Thursday morning, Arizona State University mathematics lecturer Naala Brewer makes the one-hour plus drive to Florence prison. “Sometimes I think — oh, I don’t know if I want to drive all the... 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 14, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Arizona State University graduate Javier Baez was interested in chess at an early age and... Read more
December 14, 2017
For the past few decades, some scientists have known the shape of things to come in nanotechnology is tied to the molecule of life, DNA. This burgeoning field is called "DNA origami." The... Read more
December 14, 2017
Endowed funds are an important source of revenue for the long-term health of Arizona State University’s research, teaching and learning activities, but their returns are not just monetary: Each year... Read more
December 13, 2017
It’s easy to imagine the future careers of planning students to take place in big cities or even small towns. But for Brandon Stocksdale, a 2014 graduate of the Master in Urban and Environmental... Read more
December 13, 2017
Stephen Albert Johnston and Deirdre R. Meldrum of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization recently... Read more
December 12, 2017
This week the “One Planet” summit meeting in Paris focused on meeting climate goals without the help of the U.S. government. The summit comes two years after the landmark climate-change conference 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 . By her own estimate, Pam Golden is responsible for bringing approximately 2,500 babies into... Read more
December 12, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Economics led Brett Hansen to mathematics. The Arizona State University graduate decided to... 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
Watch the intrasquad face-off between the Sun Devil Gymnastics team at Wells Fargo Arena as the team hosts their annual Maroon and Gold meet at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 15. Help us welcome freshmen Maya... 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 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 11, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Madisyn Forst has always been inspired to help other people. Now as she graduates from... Read more
December 11, 2017
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Arizona State University graduating senior Tia Anderson, of Tonopah, Arizona, has been... Read more
December 11, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . After dedicating his initial efforts in college to a technical degree, Arizona Baskin... Read more
December 11, 2017
This is the first time a biosecurity conference of this scope has taken place in Arizona and is one of the largest ever to be held in the U.S. Leaders in the field shared multidisciplinary approaches... Read more
December 8, 2017
The American-led coalition fighting the Islamic State has killed tens of thousands of ISIS fighters since August 2014, but the military is off when it comes to reporting civilian deaths, say two ASU... Read more
December 8, 2017
Changing the world with a product is not a one-man job — which is why the InnovationSpace program at Arizona State University combines the expertise of students in five different disciplines:... Read more
December 8, 2017
Erin Weinberger works hard for her fairytale. The ASU student, professional dancer and massage therapist is visiting ASU Gammage Dec. 19 through Dec. 24 with the touring Broadway cast of “Rodgers and... Read more
December 8, 2017
Milagros Zingoni and Wil Heywood, professors in The Design School in the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, received $52,500 from ASU alumnus Jack Furst and Isaac Manning, manager of... Read more
December 7, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Martine Garcia is dedicated to being the change he wants to see in the world. The dual master’s degree graduate in... Read more
December 7, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Alexandra Birch is a violinist. This Dec. 11, she earns her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Arizona State University... Read more
December 7, 2017
Arizona State University bid adieu to the fall semester of 2017, kicking off December with 28 graduation ceremonies over 12 days. Undergraduate commencement will take place at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11... Read more
December 7, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Before Emily Carney left her hometown of Marion, Iowa for college at Arizona State University, her mom told her, “Make... Read more
December 7, 2017
The Mekong River is an economic engine for fishermen and a food source for millions of people worldwide. Nearly 100 hydropower dams are planned for construction along tributaries off the river’s 2,... 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
Medical imaging technology such as MRIs and CT scans revolutionized the way patients are diagnosed with injuries and disease by enabling doctors to non-invasively look beneath the patient’s skin. Now... Read more
December 6, 2017
Education funding in Arizona is one of the most complex, controversial and political issues facing the state. But a group of Arizona State University students eagerly jumped into this debate, coming... Read more
December 6, 2017
Producer Jeffrey Seller and ASU Gammage/Broadway Across America announce today that tickets for "Hamilton" will be available online through Ticketmaster Verified Fan only, at 9 a.m. Dec. 11... Read more
December 6, 2017
For the past month, the #metoo revelations — and the resulting national conversation about sexual harassment and sexual violence — have dominated the news . At Arizona State University, university-... Read more
December 6, 2017
Crocheting and big data might seem wholly unrelated, but for Arizona State University School of Film, Dance and Theatre Assistant Professor Jessica Rajko, the intricate webs of ever-expanding yarn... 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 6, 2017
On Tuesday, Dec.12, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students from the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities at the... Read more
December 6, 2017
Native Americans across the country planted the Three Sisters — corn, beans, and squash — together. The beans put nitrogen back into the soil, the corn grew a stalk that the beans used as a trellis,... Read more
December 5, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Aside from the time he spent in the military, Marc Sepulveda, who grew up in Chandler, Arizona, has created a cozy home... Read more
December 5, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Sarah Harris grew up in Ahwatukee, Arizona, in the shadow of beautiful South Mountain and has always had a passion for... Read more
December 5, 2017
Last year, for the first time ever, the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics at Arizona State University hosted three clinical psychology doctoral students from Albizu University in... Read more
December 5, 2017
Editor's note: This is the fourth in a series of profiles on ASU's diverse student coalitions . Learn more about the Asian/Asian Pacific American Student Coalition , Black African Coali... Read more
December 5, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Scott Brazelton was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin, but would later move to Tucson, Arizona, with his family. He began... Read more
December 4, 2017
When Sun Devil football players hoisted the Territorial Cup on Nov. 25 after defeating their in-state rival, the University of Arizona Wildcats, there was an imposter in their midst. All the players... Read more
December 4, 2017
Brianne Borden, DMA graduate student in music performance, has experienced firsthand the rigors of pursuing a career as a professional musician — from debilitating performance anxiety to repetitive... 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. When Kyle Mohr was growing up in the mountain foothills of Cave Creek, he wandered the desert alone, thinking about how... Read more
December 1, 2017
As the year draws to a close, Stewart Fotheringham, ASU Foundation Professor with the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, will be able to mark 2017 off as a banner year. In September... Read more
December 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Naji Obaid describes himself as an “immigrant dreamer who fights for freedom.” A U.S. Army veteran, Obaid believes in... Read more
December 1, 2017
Prince Harry’s recent engagement to American actress Meghan Markle is a contemporary Grace Kelly/Prince Rainier love story. As expected, media and other palace watchers in Britain and Hollywood have... Read more
December 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Army veteran Christopher Gisriel, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 2013 and is now graduating with a doctorate... Read more
December 1, 2017
Nearly 60 middle and high school students spent a special day meeting with scientific mentors and touring the state-of-the-art research laboratories up close at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona... Read more
December 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Shaun Collins was sitting in an intro to biology class at Arizona State University when it hit him. Small things that... Read more
December 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Arizona native Caite Buntin did not intend to study online. But in 2015, the mother of two found out she was pregnant... Read more
December 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Constant discovery and innovation. That’s how Louis Schoettle describes why he chose to study immunology as part of... Read more
December 1, 2017
Can you break the code? That's the question that more than 120 students set out to answer on Nov. 18, as they teamed up to compete in the seventh annual Cryptorally at Arizona State University.... Read more
December 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Some might argue that the close study of literature — especially older, English literature — is an outmoded undertaking... Read more
December 1, 2017
While Thanksgiving has passed, the holiday season remains in full swing with many more family get-togethers approaching. In the recent article " Struggling with a family Thanksgiving? Here'... Read more
December 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Arizona State University international student Meng Wei has a global view of education. The Weifang, China, native... Read more
December 1, 2017
In celebration of Veterans Day, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University honored and appreciated veterans and active members of the military during Salute to Service.... 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 28, 2017
Everyone needs to do their part to conserve water. But what if entire communities could work together to eliminate the unnecessary waste of this valuable resource? That’s the idea behind Green Plant... Read more
November 28, 2017
Sun Devil Women’s Basketball returns to Tempe for their annual ASU Classic Dec. 2–3. The team kicks off this exciting weekend with a match up against Buffalo at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 and will... Read more
November 28, 2017
For Ranjani Venkatakrishnan, being on the staff of Lux Undergraduate Creative Review is a rewarding and creative experience. Venkatakrishnan, a sophomore in Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona... Read more
November 27, 2017
On Nov. 17, 30 members of student government from Hamilton High School in Chandler visited Arizona State University's Tempe campus for a full day of leadership education inspired by their... Read more
November 27, 2017
A recent work composed by Arizona State University School of Music Professor of Practice Daniel Bernard Roumain is changing the possibilities of what opera is and can be. His critically acclaimed... Read more
November 21, 2017
Super strong people. Elephants the size of house cats. Whippets with the build of pitbulls. Apples that don’t turn brown. With the CRISPR gene-editing technology, the possibilities are endless, but... Read more
November 21, 2017
Last year, pancreatic cancer overtook breast cancer as the third leading cause of cancer deaths. WIth a five-year survival rate of just 8 percent, it is one of the deadliest forms of cancer. But with... Read more
November 21, 2017
The House of Representatives passed a long-promised tax-code overhaul last week, characterized by President Donald Trump and Republicans as a strategic move to spur the country’s economy. The... Read more
November 20, 2017
For more than three decades, atmospheric scientists have been issuing warnings that carbon emissions and man-made pollution have punctured a hole in the ozone layer, the natural atmospheric layer... Read more
November 17, 2017
It’s biology’s version of the whisper game. Inside a cell, every DNA phrase or sentence that makes a protein, known as a gene, first must be precisely copied, to ensure its instructions can properly... Read more
November 17, 2017
Paul Carrese, director of Arizona State University's School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership , joined a roundtable discussion at the 49th Annual Northeastern Political Science... Read more
November 16, 2017
Scholars from the U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Energy, better known as USPCAS-E, who attend the University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar and Arizona State University will be bringing... Read more
November 16, 2017
Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute played host to “Climate Change Theatre Action” Tuesday, an event communicating some of the most pressing sustainability issues of our society, by... Read more
November 15, 2017
The green sulfur bacterium makes its home in the chilly waters of the Black Sea. To eek out its lonely existence, this life form scavenges energy from the feeble sunlight available to it at a depth... 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
Students on the lower level of the Memorial Union on Wednesday afternoon seemed unfazed by the Korean language pop song blaring from the Union Stage area. K-pop — the South Korean music genre... Read more
November 15, 2017
Up until the moment Becca Tobin’s heart stopped for seven minutes in an airport food court two years ago, there had been no signs that there was anything wrong with her. Fortunately, the former ASU... Read more
November 14, 2017
Michelle Marji isn’t throwing her father a party on his birthday this Friday. Instead, she’s premiering a new dance work at the ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre’s Emerging Artists production — a... Read more
November 14, 2017
Arizona State University and the University of Arizona — infamous rivals on the playing field — joined forces for a special joint conference on virology. The first-of-its-kind event took place at the... Read more
November 14, 2017
Catalin Rotaru, an Arizona State University School of Music associate professor, was afforded the rare opportunity to bring the music and spirit of legendary Italian composer and virtuoso Giovanni... 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
Angelica Amezcua was the first in her family to receive a bachelor’s degree. Then she was the first in her family to receive a master’s. Now, at Arizona State University's School of... Read more
November 14, 2017
Although the majority of Americans would not be here if it weren’t for immigration, there are many today who might distance themselves from their family’s immigration history. Judith Perera, a PhD... Read more
November 13, 2017
Even before Hurricane Maria descended on his home island of Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, ASU Assistant Professor Manuel G. Avilés-Santiago grew anxious. “It was rumored that the cellphone towers were put... Read more
November 13, 2017
From his roots as a fair-haired Minnesota farm boy to climbing the ladder of success in big pharma, to blazing a translational academic research path into life-saving therapies, Charles Arntzen has... Read more
November 12, 2017
To create real change, include everyone. That was the message sent to a group of young people who attended the Obama Foundation’s training day for civic engagement on Saturday. The daylong event,... Read more
November 9, 2017
People used to show up at race tracks and ask Alba Colon where the engineer was. “Hello! It’s me!” the tiny Latina told them. The top female engineer in NASCAR racing and the NASCAR Sprint Cup... Read more
November 9, 2017
Under the cover of darkness, they appear in groups of four and eight. Light from the moon and neighboring office buildings illuminate their path, providing a tranquil backdrop as the sound of water... Read more
November 9, 2017
FIRST Robotics Competition challenges students to form a team, raise funds and hone a variety of technical, teamwork and other skills to build and program industrial-size robots over a six-week... Read more
November 9, 2017
Comparing higher education in America to the Titanic is a risky move when you’re speaking to a crowd of college students and professors, but that’s exactly what Jonathan Haidt did Thursday evening at... Read more
November 9, 2017
The U.N. meeting on climate change in Bonn, Germany Nov. 6–17, or COP23, is expected to draw nearly 20,000 people as nations begin discussions of implementing the Paris climate accord. It is the... Read more
November 9, 2017
Editor's note: This is the third in a series of profiles on ASU's diverse student coalitions . Learn more about the Asian/Asian Pacific American Student Coalition and Black African Coali... Read more
November 9, 2017
USA Today lists six of the nation’s top “have-to-see” college campus buildings reflecting mid-century modernism, including ASU Gammage, the landmark Frank Lloyd Wright-designed auditorium that opened... Read more
November 8, 2017
Growing up in Illinois, the Norman family would gather their chairs and sit with the garage door open, looking out over the neighborhood as storms would roll in. A young Royal, who had the habit of... Read more
November 8, 2017
Last year the Center on the Future of War announced Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Wood as an ASU Future of War Senior Fellow at New America, who introduced the term “moral injury” to the... 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 8, 2017
Arizona State University's School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) hosted the annual meeting of the Peace Science Society (International) on Nov. 2-4 at the Tempe Mission Palms. Cameron... Read more
November 8, 2017
Changing the “sustainability DNA” of their organizations was the mandate given to over 150 military personnel, Department of the Army civilians and contractors during an inaugural training conference... Read more
November 8, 2017
Mesa native Autumn Hurlbert was awarded the Rising Star award by ASU Gammage at a VIP Donor Luncheon. The actress is currently playing the role of Portia in the Broadway tour of "Something... Read more
November 7, 2017
Roswell. JFK. Moon Landings. Elvis faking his death. 9/11. Sandy Hook. It really happened. It didn't happen at all. A cabal of people made it happen. Conspiracy thinking appears to have reached... Read more
November 7, 2017
Heading off to college is often the next logical step for many servicemen and women exiting the military. But that next step is not necessarily an easy one as student veterans grapple with a host of... Read more
November 7, 2017
Jill Sullivan, associate professor in the ASU School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, has conducted extensive research on women in military bands. Her research has... Read more
November 7, 2017
Big questions about the nature of time and space and how they relate to mankind and the Earth have confounded some of the greatest minds since humans were capable of complex thought. At this current... Read more
November 7, 2017
Travel, language and culture can be rewarding as a tourist, but Arizona State University School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) alumna Brianna Rafidi shows that international experience... Read more
November 7, 2017
By 2022, the world may see a cybersecurity workforce gap of nearly 2 million jobs. Students interested in filling that gap can enroll in a new National Science Foundation Scholarship for Service... Read more
November 6, 2017
Brett Hunt sits in his seventh-story office on Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus, interviewing millennials a good portion of his days. Often he feels like he’s the one been... Read more
November 6, 2017
Sun Devil Women’s Basketball kicks off their season with a game against UTSA at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. The team will celebrate their annual Salute to Service game where they will honor America’s... Read more
November 6, 2017
Not since the 1960s has the United States been so divided, largely split into two political camps. But what if a third major political party emerged in the U.S.? Would it lead to more nuanced... Read more
November 6, 2017
Each year, Arizona's chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals awards a group of students who go above and beyond in the name philanthropy — and thanks to some outstanding work by... Read more
November 6, 2017
What if you could trade in your internal moral compass for a digital compass? In “The Compass,” which opens this weekend at the Paul V. Galvin Playhouse, an app lets users forgo the struggle of... Read more
November 6, 2017
The sounds of the jittery feet from musical theater students roared from Arizona State University's Music Building last week as students anxiously warmed up to take a tap Master Class from... Read more
November 3, 2017
Anti-racism activist Jane Elliott hates what’s happened to this country lately. “We are less civilized now than we were 500 years ago,” Elliott said. “We should be over this. I thought we would have... Read more
November 3, 2017
Smart just got beaten by smarter, and it taught itself. Two weeks ago Google DeepMind announced that the artificial intelligence program AlphaGo Zero soundly beat all previous versions of AlphaGo in... Read more
November 3, 2017
Howard Draper held his hand up to the wall of 134 names, next to his uncle’s name, which he shares. “This is the kind of thing he would have really loved,” Draper said of his uncle, who was killed on... Read more
November 2, 2017
How does one eat part of a mesquite tree or a cactus? That’s the question that one panelist will be addressing at the Nov. 7 “Defend Our Food” panel at Arizona State University, focusing on how to... Read more
November 2, 2017
Following a five-year National Science Foundation grant, the Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance continues to grow to take on the phosphorus problem in the global food system. Phosphorus, a basic element... Read more
November 1, 2017
Editor's note: This is the second in a series of profiles on ASU's diverse student coalitions . Learn more about the Asian/Asian Pacific American Student Coalition here . The Black African... Read more
November 1, 2017
Stephen Munk has joined the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University as deputy director of science and technology. In this role, Munk will focus on the strategic, business and technical... 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
In recognition of decades’ worth of service to teaching and research, Professor David Pijawka has been awarded the Distinguished Professional Planner Award by the American Planning Association’s... Read more
November 1, 2017
Ernie Garcia III disrupted the used-car-buying market with his company, Carvana, but he said his innovation isn’t really about cars. “Our view is it doesn’t have much to do with the product,” said... Read more
November 1, 2017
Exploring Mars with the Curiosity rover means identifying rocks and minerals that can tell scientists more about the Red Planet and its distant past. Since no human can yet walk up to a martian... Read more
October 31, 2017
The 2016 election left many communities looking for better ways to communicate with one another, an issue that Arizona State University is working to improve for students on and off campus. The... 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 30, 2017
Halloween is an occasion to let loose, have a little fun and get out of your comfort zone. That’s why this week millions will shriek watching horror movies, visit haunted houses and grunt their way... Read more
October 29, 2017
The Arizona State University community came out in droves to celebrate spirit and tradition at ASU Homecoming this past weekend. From the 100-year celebration of the Lantern Walk to the Homecoming... Read more
October 29, 2017
One of Arizona State University's oldest and most treasured traditions, the annual Lantern Walk — where students, alumni and friends carry lights to the top of "A" Mountain to light up... Read more
October 27, 2017
Myron Dewey (Newe-Numah/Paiute-Shoshone), an award-winning filmmaker, citizen journalist and educator, is the featured speaker in Arizona State University's Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center... Read more
October 27, 2017
About four years ago, Arizona State University biophysicist Stuart Lindsay’s research team got a lab result that even he couldn’t quite believe. As with most scientific surprises, it goes against all... Read more
October 27, 2017
It’s First Friday at the Children’s Museum in Phoenix, Arizona. Amid the kids exploring giant bubbles, a kiddie car wash, and a paint maze, there is an 8x4 folding table with a red tablecloth draped... Read more
October 27, 2017
Infant seats overheating. Dressers crushing toddlers. Dryers catching fire. Shattered sunroofs. Flaming phones. Spoiled food. Consumer recalls are a bad deal for everyone. It can damage a retailer’s... Read more
October 27, 2017
The ride-sharing platform Uber burst onto the scene a few years ago, creating a “shared shock” in several countries at about the same time with its disruptive practices. And that makes it the perfect... Read more
October 26, 2017
The saguaro cactus, a towering, charismatic icon of the Southwest, is one of the most recognized and beloved of all cacti. As a keystone species of the Sonoran Desert, it is also one of the most... Read more
October 26, 2017
They came to Tempe from all corners of the country and globe, but 111 things drew them together: one university and a stately row of 110 palm trees. After Palm Walk’s renovation wrapped up this fall... Read more
October 26, 2017
Gabriel Lopez fell in love with dance for the same reason most artists do — the intoxicating and liberating form of self-expression tells a story that words cannot. The 18-year-old dancer had the... Read more
October 25, 2017
When he was a child in the small Arizona border town of Nogales, ASU Regents’ Professor Alberto Rios saw a poem written on the wall separating the United States and Mexico. “It was just a tiny,... Read more
October 25, 2017
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of profiles on ASU's diverse student coalitions . Whether it's through hosting events or providing educational and social programs, Arizona... Read more
October 25, 2017
“What does not kill me, makes me stronger.” The oft-repeated maxim (from Nietzsche’s "Twilight of the Idols") offers a model of human fortitude. It could also serve as the motto of a cancer... Read more
October 25, 2017
With smartphones millions of times more powerful than the NASA Apollo computers that sent us to the moon in the 1960s, scientists have been eager to adapt them back here on Earth to better the planet... Read more
October 25, 2017
It might be a difficult conversation to have, but a new study confirms that talking to your children about substances will help keep them off drugs. The research, led by Jonathan Pettigrew, assistant... Read more
October 24, 2017
A college education can be like an all-you-can-eat buffet. With so many options, what is a diner to do? Likewise, for students at Arizona State University, the hundreds of classes pose a similar... Read more
October 24, 2017
Bill Dauksher has worked in clean rooms and labs for almost 30 years. For him, putting on lab coats, booties, a face mask and gloves is like putting on pants for the rest of us. The manager of the... Read more
October 23, 2017
Ysaÿe M. Barnwell’s pedagogy is more far-reaching than just singing music. She teaches the humanity of music-making. “Music is infinitely functional,” Barnwell said. “It ties the whole existence of a... Read more
October 21, 2017
Arizona has the eighth-largest migrant student population in the U.S. but only about 20 percent make it further than high school. The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at Arizona State... Read more
October 20, 2017
A little sunlight, water and carbon dioxide. That is all it takes to keep cyanobacteria — the miniature versions of plants — happy. For this, they use carbon fixation, one of the most important... Read more
October 20, 2017
For the first woman to hold the position of U.S. national security adviser and the second to serve as secretary of state, it should come as no surprise that strength and strategy have always been in... Read more
October 19, 2017
Micah Wilkinson, former Arizona State University School of Music student, won the position of principal trumpet of the internationally acclaimed Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for 2017. Wilkinson was... Read more
October 19, 2017
Each year, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) gathers to honor the best and brightest among them with the SHPE Technical Achievement Recognition, or STAR awards. Among those... Read more
October 19, 2017
The Republican-led Congress, with the backing of President Donald Trump, has been promising sweeping tax reform legislation before the end of the year. The president’s proposal includes cutting the... Read more
October 19, 2017
Last week the federal government awarded nearly $420,000 to the Navajo and Hopi tribes to prepare for the closure of a coal-fired power plant and mine. The Navajo Generating Station in Page, Arizona... Read more
October 18, 2017
Human populations feature a broad palette of skin tones. But until now, few genes have been shown to contribute to normal variation in skin color, and these had primarily been discovered through... Read more
October 18, 2017
The unexpected success of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit “Hamilton” went a long way to rekindle Americans’ interest in the story of our nation’s founders. At the center of the musical was the... Read more
October 18, 2017
The love of her hometown is what motivates political science major Alexa Scholl. The passion for her community inspired her to run for city council while still attending Arizona State University.... Read more
October 18, 2017
So unusual was the 1918 influenza , which killed an estimated 3 to 5 percent of the world’s population, that its symptoms were often misdiagnosed, resembling cholera or typhoid. As opposed to... Read more
October 18, 2017
Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures is offering students a chance to explore a range of international cultures through film and earn a Certificate in... Read more
October 17, 2017
Arizona State University’s Graduate College took part in its very first National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) celebration this September to honor postdocs and their achievements in research and... Read more
October 17, 2017
Family members, loved ones and friends gathered last month to celebrate the third cohort of the Study Abroad Planning Scholars. These scholars are first-generation Arizona State University students... Read more
October 17, 2017
Ever since Dean Steven J. Tepper arrived at ASU, he has been working on a way to bring the diverse students, faculty, staff and alumni of Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts together. Given... Read more
October 17, 2017
As the Harvey Weinstein scandal continues to dominate national headlines and new survivors come forward on a near daily basis, some believe the media attention on this case is a tipping point. No... Read more
October 16, 2017
On Aug. 17 at 5:41:04 a.m. Mountain Standard Time, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detected a burst of gravitational waves. About two seconds later, a brief flash of... Read more
October 16, 2017
North Korea. Iran. Trump’s tough talk on beefing up the U.S. nuclear arsenal. Not since the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 has the world heard such nuclear saber rattling, leaving many Americans on... Read more
October 16, 2017
Student veterans, cadets and midshipmen will gear up for the second annual flag football tournament to honor America’s service members for their courage and sacrifice as part of Arizona State... Read more
October 16, 2017
On Aug. 17 at 5:41:04 a.m. Mountain Standard Time, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detected a burst of gravitational waves. About two seconds later, a brief flash of... Read more
October 16, 2017
It is hard to imagine that something that happened 500 years ago could still influence world events today, but that is exactly what many historians, political scientists and religious studies... Read more
October 13, 2017
Fresh pasta, ideally ravioli with ricotta and spinach. Pizza and antipasto, made from organic ingredients sourced from local farms. These are some iconic Italian foods that Juliann Vitullo wants to... Read more
October 13, 2017
By any measure, the asteroid impact on the Yucatan Peninsula some 66 million years ago was huge. The asteroid was estimated to be 6 to 9 miles wide. The impact crater it left behind is nearly 125... Read more
October 13, 2017
A new fundraising campaign kicked off Saturday to take Sun Devil Stadium to the next level of transformation with the goal of turning the nearly 60-year-old landmark into a year-round hub of activity... Read more
October 12, 2017
The AriZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence, Arizona's awards for outstanding theater, recognized Arizona State University's excellence in theatrical productions and individual performances... Read more
October 12, 2017
A new NASA study, with support from an Arizona State University atmospheric scientist, provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in... Read more
October 12, 2017
Two former senators, a liberal Democrat and a conservative Republican, had a discussion at Arizona State University on Thursday about how civic discourse has disintegrated and how it can be elevated... Read more
October 12, 2017
Electronics can be wearable and implantable. Soon they’ll be ingestible. An Arizona State University professor has created a tool kit of food-based electronics that will be used to create edible... Read more
October 11, 2017
In the small border town where she grew up, Nancy Godoy’s library lacked adequate services for Latinos and the Spanish-speaking community, so it wasn’t until she was an adult that she began to learn... Read more
October 11, 2017
“The Nutty Professor” (1963), “A Star is Born” (1976), “Jerry Maguire” (1996) and — coming soon — “Rhea” (year TBD). An in-production feature film is joining the ranks of those in which Arizona State... Read more
October 10, 2017
When people think of hackers, a picture of someone slumped over a computer in a dimly-lit room often comes to mind; but who knew hacking skills could be used for good? A 36-hour hackathon at Arizona... Read more
October 10, 2017
Welcome to the Nether — a network of virtual reality realms. Plug in. Choose an identity. Indulge your every whim. But can you really have a world without consequences? That’s one of the questions... Read more
October 9, 2017
Arizona State University’s School of Music is hosting the Society of Composers, Inc. Region VII Conference Oct. 13–14. Region VII includes Society of Composers members from Arizona, Nevada, Utah,... Read more
October 9, 2017
F. G. Keyes Professor of Chemistry at M.I.T. Richard R. Schrock, a Nobel laureate with many internationally contested awards, will be the featured Eyring Lecture Series speaker, Oct. 19 and 20, on... Read more
October 9, 2017
In 2015, Volkswagen admitted to creating a device that allowed the company’s vehicles to cheat emissions tests in the United States. The following year, Wells Fargo revealed that 5,300 employees had... Read more
October 6, 2017
Mexican folk singer and Grammy winner Natalia Lafourcade is on tour with her seventh studio album "Musas" and will be performing at ASU Gammage on Oct 7. “I wanted to learn something new... Read more
October 6, 2017
Arizona State University celebrated the grand opening of the Student Pavilion Thursday night, the newest — and greenest — building on the Tempe campus. The pavilion is the first net zero energy... Read more
October 5, 2017
Arizona State University’s water initiative announced a sweeping new strategic plan this week. Spurning the typical narrative of scarcity, Future H2O will face a goal of abundant water for vibrant... Read more
October 5, 2017
Join ASU Gammage for a night that will explore the explosive relationship between Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr and the wider drama of America’s founding. This discussion, which takes place at 7 p.m... Read more
October 5, 2017
In a tribute to his impact on studies of medieval Chinese Daoism, former students of Arizona State University Regents' Professor Stephen Bokenkamp , have organized a conference in his honor. The... Read more
October 4, 2017
Trying to watch what you eat? Do you reach for the foods labeled “healthy” rather than treats marked “indulgent” in order to cut down? Not so fast. New research by a professor of marketing in the W.... Read more
October 4, 2017
Arizona State University will be represented at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) annual conference this month, as staff from Environmental Health and... Read more
October 4, 2017
Arizona State University School of Music students and faculty are uniting with local community members for a benefit concert to aid the relief efforts in Houston, Texas. Lisa Blasi, School of Music... Read more
October 4, 2017
In recent years, transcranial electrical stimulation, or tES, has seen a surge in experimental applications. The noninvasive procedure employs electrodes placed on the scalp to direct a low current... Read more
October 4, 2017
The exploration of temporality in Eastern and Western music is the focus of “Out of Time,” this year’s Prisms Contemporary Music Festival at the Arizona State University School of Music, Nov. 8–12.... Read more
October 4, 2017
For the past 20 years, Nik Chawla, an Arizona State University professor of materials science and engineering, has been advancing research in his field on every level. Since joining Arizona State... Read more
October 3, 2017
Hacking can imply something negative: your identity stolen, your bank account emptied. Can it go the other way? An Arizona State University initiative that aims to create technologies for the social... Read more
October 3, 2017
Shock, sadness, fear, anger, confusion. Life as they know it just took a dramatic turn for hundreds of people in the aftermath of this weekend’s deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas. The waves of... Read more
October 3, 2017
ASU Gammage Beyond is not your typical performing arts season. Expect the unexpected with a curated set of performances from Taylor Mac, Dance Theatre of Harlem, H ā lau O Kekuhi , Malpaso Dance,... Read more
October 2, 2017
Buildings account for 46 percent of all carbon emissions. They also account for 75 percent of all electrical use. “This is breathtakingly important,” Denis Hayes told an audience at Arizona State... Read more
October 2, 2017
The increasing globalization of U.S. colleges is inspiring professors and school administrators to find creative ways to compete with students’ use of digital devices in the classroom. However, as... Read more
October 2, 2017
Everyone loves pumpkins, including Cinderella. We’re told she was out searching for the perfect pumpkin for a new carriage at Schnepf Farms’ pumpkin patch in Queen Creek and accidently lost her shoe... Read more
September 29, 2017
Diana Hinojosa DeLugan sat outside on a bench at her home in Tempe, peeling away layers of newspaper from a package as the early evening light faded behind her. Slowly, two 45 RPM vinyl records... Read more
September 29, 2017
In the 1970s and 1980s, the Soviets put landers on the surface of Venus. One survived for 57 minutes (the planned design life was 32 minutes) in an environment with a temperature of 470 degrees... Read more
September 29, 2017
In the week marked by Angela Merkel’s historic re-election as chancellor of Germany, another woman of global political prominence called on more women to take their seat at the table. Elisabeth Rehn... Read more
September 29, 2017
In June 2017, three Arizona State University students received a very exciting email — they had been selected to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) later this year. The students... 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
Shortly after NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft flew past Earth at a distance of about 11,000 miles on Sept. 22, an ASU-built spectrometer onboard looked at Earth and detected methane, ozone, carbon... Read more
September 27, 2017
Recognized as the No. 2 educational clinic in the nation, the Arizona State University Music Therapy Clinic in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts School of Music changes lives one note... Read more
September 27, 2017
For 52 years at Arizona State University, David William Foster has studied a myriad of subjects related to Spanish, women and gender studies, Latin American urban culture, and the Jewish diaspora,... Read more
September 26, 2017
It’s a spacecraft the size of a shoebox, and, if all goes well, it will launch on a voyage to the moon in about two years. NASA greenlit the LunaH-Map mission two years ago. It’s the first NASA... Read more
September 25, 2017
CEOs from Carvana, Insight, QuikTrip, and the company that invented GORE-TEX fabric are among those slated to speak during the new Economic Club of Phoenix season. Every year, Phoenix-area audiences... Read more
September 25, 2017
What happens when whistleblowers “out” executives and the companies who knowingly cook the books? New research shows some eye-opening results. Firms are hit with significantly higher financial... Read more
September 25, 2017
When students at Arizona State University enter the library this week, they will be greeted by an unusual sign: “Don’t read these books.” The sign, directing students to a display of books that have... Read more
September 22, 2017
As an out-of-state, incoming first-year student to Arizona State University, Angelica Berner decided to attend an Early Start program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. “It was the best... Read more
September 22, 2017
John Holloway, emeritus professor of chemistry and geology in Arizona State University's School for Molecular Sciences and world-famous experimental petrologist, died on Sept. 6, in Medford,... 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 21, 2017
Will the current economic expansion break the longevity record? What does it mean for jobs, stocks, and interest rates? Nariman Behravesh says the disappointingly slow yet steady expansion of this... Read more
September 21, 2017
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma decimated Florida and the Houston area with destructive winds and torrential rains. These intense hurricanes leave everyone drained, but there is more. A third storm, Jose... Read more
September 21, 2017
ASU Japanese Lecturer Bradley Wilson wishes his American students knew more about the cultural influences behind the anime comics they love so much. Chandler Gilbert Community College Adjunct... Read more
September 20, 2017
Facebook and Google have recently come under fire for allowing advertisers to target ads towards users who express an interest in hate speech or racist sentiments. Facebook has also been criticized... Read more
September 20, 2017
ASU Gammage will host a free open mic night event, Expressions @ ASU Gammage, Oct. 4. As part of its mission of "Connecting Communities ," the organization welcomes community artists to... Read more
September 20, 2017
Arizona State University’s Child Drama Collection is the largest, most utilized and internationally renowned youth-theater repository in the world, according to university officials. It lures... Read more
September 20, 2017
For scorching taste buds, nothing beats the zing of a chili pepper. Now, a new Arizona State University research study has shown that chili peppers may also be a key ingredient to melting the pounds... Read more
September 20, 2017
Alzheimer’s, a mysterious disease of cognitive decline, was first recognized a century ago. The unremitting illness continues to frustrate the best efforts toward treatment or prevention, and a tidal... Read more
September 19, 2017
The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is holding the eighth annual National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week Sept. 18–22. Arizona State University's Graduate College is joining the... Read more
September 19, 2017
If a picture is worth a thousand words then Syeda Qudsia’s master’s thesis must be worth at least 40,000 words. In March, she successfully defended her thesis at the National University of Sciences... Read more
September 18, 2017
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will host the annual Jonathan and Maxine Marshall Distinguished Lecture Series with Roger Cohen, an award-winning columnist for... Read more
September 18, 2017
Kevin J. McGraw , a professor with Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences , has been named the 2017 Elliott Coues Award winner by the American Ornithological Society. This... Read more
September 15, 2017
Russian war games or Trojan Horse? Many Western defense ministries and militaries have expressed concern that “Zapad 2017” is the latter — a cover for actual military operations. The weeklong... Read more
September 15, 2017
What kinds of work and recreation will the residents of Tempe experience in 2040? Will residents be using electric, self-driving cars for mobility? Will giant structures shade the pavement and keep... Read more
September 14, 2017
For ASU sustainability senior Hailey Baker, three countries plus three universities plus three weeks adds up to one unforgettable experience. Baker and 31 other students – representing Arizona State... Read more
September 14, 2017
Technology is a world-changing innovation that has not only revolutionized the way we do business but also has been a way to bring people together, according to the chief technology officer of... Read more
September 14, 2017
Going through Transportation Security Administration screenings at the airport can be unpredictable. Lines may be long or short, equipment may be down and guidelines for screening passenger... Read more
September 14, 2017
Think you have a pretty firm grasp on the basics of U.S. government? Think again. The annual Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey recently found that only a quarter of Americans surveyed can name... Read more
September 14, 2017
As Canada turns 150 this year, our northern neighbors have extended invitations to Americans to help develop a vision for Canada’s place in the world. On Sept. 23, Fulbright Canada will begin its... Read more
September 14, 2017
The Cassini space probe will end its mission early Friday morning. After 13 years orbiting Saturn, traveling some 4.9 billion miles total, Cassini will plummet into Saturn in a matter of minutes,... Read more
September 13, 2017
Since 2011, enrollment of first-generation college students in Arizona State University's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering has grown more than 150 percent, bringing new ideas, perspectives... 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
Arizona's official climatologist is a big believer in global warming, but she thinks the recent trio of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Jose are simply a terrible and unfortunate coincidence. Nancy... Read more
September 12, 2017
Sitting in the heart of Arizona State University’s Tempe campus, one of the school’s newest buildings is impossible to miss. The 74,653-square-foot structure jumps out of the ground and reaches... Read more
September 12, 2017
A little more than a year ago, in what quickly became the most memorable moment of the 2016 National Democratic Convention, speaker Khizr Kahn brandished a pocket version of the U.S. Constitution and... Read more
September 12, 2017
Apple’s iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X were announced Tuesday, and amongst their new features are improved sound, upgraded cameras and wireless charging — not to mention the iPhone X's wholly new, all-... Read more
September 11, 2017
Military veterans are disciplined, task-focused, team-oriented and get the job done. These are the same traits required in the information technology field. Arizona has one of the fastest-growing... Read more
September 11, 2017
Autumn Hurlbert is returning home to Arizona and taking an entire theater company with her. The actress plays the role of Portia in the Broadway touring company of “Something Rotten!” coming to ASU... Read more
September 8, 2017
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have displaced scores of humans, many of whom have equally frightened pets. Although pets experience life differently than humans, there are things we have in common, like... Read more
September 8, 2017
Arizona State University’s new School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership is establishing a new campus tradition with its inaugural Constitution Day lecture at p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, when... Read more
September 7, 2017
On Sept. 7, Equifax Inc. announced a breach of data impacting about 143 million U.S. customers. The information affected includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and some... Read more
September 7, 2017
There are thousands of printers, tablets and computers on the campuses of the nation's most innovative university. But tucked away inside an underground classroom on Arizona State University... Read more
September 7, 2017
This June, Arizona State University political science major Suzette Warren traded in the 100-degree desert heat for the fast-paced 65 of Washington, D.C., as part of the Capital Scholars Program... Read more
September 6, 2017
Editor's note: This summer, Arizona State University School of International Letters and Cultures Professor Oana Almasan participated in an event in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, to share her experience... Read more
September 5, 2017
Literature is rife with interpretations of home: There’s no place like it in the “Wizard of Oz”; the land Scarlett O’Hara lives on in “Gone with the Wind” is like her mother; Jay Gatsby’s is an... 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
September 5, 2017
Arizona State University’s Graduate College has been selected to participate in a $2 million multi-institutional grant, aimed at studying doctoral career pathways for STEM (science, technology,... Read more
September 3, 2017
Dennita Sewell, director of Arizona State University’s fashion program, stood at the front of her global fashion industry class, impeccably dressed — as one might expect of someone whose career has... Read more
August 31, 2017
Grocery shopping while hungry is a bad idea, often leading to regrettable surrender to momentary cravings. Yet we fall victim to this pitfall time and again, despite our rational mind knowing better... Read more
August 31, 2017
For nearly a dozen years, ASU’s Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture has prompted scholarly discussions on the role of cinema, media and music in society and has paid tribute to some of the... 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
Arizona State University has unveiled a new statue of American hero Pat Tillman, who played football at ASU before sacrificing his life as an Army Ranger in Afghanistan in 2004. On Wednesday evening... Read more
August 30, 2017
Gila River Indian Community residents haven’t chosen their housing since the 1800s. Their U.S. government-furnished homes are uninspired, inefficient and lacking reference to culture, experts say. A... Read more
August 28, 2017
ASU Parking and Transit Services (PTS) presented ASU America Reads with a check for $5,439 on Aug. 18. The 2016-17 PTS Benefactor Program recipient received the check in a ceremony at the H.B. Farmer... Read more
August 28, 2017
One of the greatest difficulties plaguing efforts to find effective treatments for Alzheimer’s is the enormous lag between the disease’s inception and the appearance of clinical symptoms, according... Read more
August 28, 2017
It can be tricky balancing affordable electricity bills for customers and profits for utility companies, but the happy medium might lie in solar energy storage. Abdul Kashif Janjua, a fall 2016... Read more
August 28, 2017
Artists and scientists are not such strangers as one might think. An overarching curiosity drives both. Arizona State University engineer Nathan Newman sees in his fellow scientists — and in many of... 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 25, 2017
Arizona State University's reputation for innovation stems from many sources, especially faculty members. At the School of International Letters and Cultures’ Japanese department, Professor Miko... Read more
August 25, 2017
Arizona State University scientist Rolf Halden says his real job is to scare the public, but in the course of his work he has made the public healthier. Starting at the beginning of September, the... Read more
August 24, 2017
K-9 officer Disney has helped Arizona State University's Police Department take a bite out of crime for the past eight years, and now it's time for her to hang up her collar. In an event... Read more
August 23, 2017
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of fall 2017 incoming ASU students. Arizona State University freshman Ashley Sorensen believes film, theater and television — if done... Read more
August 23, 2017
As Arizona State University students embark on a fresh semester of classes — many living on campus, and others calling the surrounding Tempe neighborhoods home —a collaborative effort is underway to... Read more
August 23, 2017
ASU President Michael M. Crow called for “a time for new abolitionists” in remarks to a group of Valley faith leaders on Wednesday. Crow said there are many lessons that can be taken from the tragedy... Read more
August 22, 2017
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of fall 2017 incoming ASU students. Arizona State University’s women’s triathlon team started off their inaugural season a year ago by winning... Read more
August 22, 2017
Every year, thousands of young people leave their home countries and travel thousands of miles to seek degrees at Arizona State University, where it's both exciting and overwhelming dealing with... Read more
August 21, 2017
Former Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) Miki Garcia is joining Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as... Read more
August 21, 2017
It is said that one of the best ways to learn a language is to immerse yourself in the culture. At Arizona State University’s SILC Café , a group of students and faculty have found a way to do that... Read more
August 21, 2017
It didn't matter that Tempe wasn't in the path of totality of Monday's solar eclipse — hundreds lined up early on the Tempe campus for the eclipse-viewing party hosted by the School of... Read more
August 21, 2017
It's a tradition that started in the 1930s and is still going strong. For the past eight-plus decades, Arizona State University's freshmen make the short hike up "A" Mountain in... Read more
August 18, 2017
Having the right mind-set is critical to doing well in college. In fact, it’s one of the strongest predictors of success. Getting students in the right mind-set at the start of every fall semester is... Read more
August 18, 2017
Study abroad programs give participants — faculty and students alike — an opportunity to learn alongside others in order to understand cultures different from our own, gain valuable insights,... Read more
August 18, 2017
We all know the type. The project co-worker who doesn’t really work on the project, but shows up for the group photo. The dinner companion who develops alligator arms when the check appears. Shirkers... Read more
August 18, 2017
In the May 11,1966, edition of Arizona State University’s The State Press, a story near the back is headlined, “63 Faculty Members Are Promoted.” Similar stories appeared in the student-run newspaper... Read more
August 18, 2017
Three undergraduate biochemistry students from Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences presented at the Helios Scholars TGen 2017 Intern Symposium on July 28, showcasing their... Read more
August 17, 2017
Amanda Nguyen, a senior majoring in biomedical engineering at Arizona State University, has had the latest wave of technology in her hands for 24 hours. As a resident in ASU’s newest and most high-... Read more
August 17, 2017
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of fall 2017 incoming ASU students. When he wasn’t voraciously reading during his undergraduate years at the University of Chicago, Jimmy... Read more
August 16, 2017
A research collaboration led by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has for the first time created a three-dimensional movie showing a virus preparing to infect a healthy cell. The work — done in... 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
What if one day, we could teach our bodies to self-heal like a lizard’s tail, and make severe injury or disease no more threatening than a paper cut? Or heal tissues by coaxing cells to multiply,... Read more
August 15, 2017
The 11,500 freshmen in Arizona State University’s Class of 2021 gathered together for the first time Tuesday for the traditional Sun Devil Welcome rally. Busloads of freshmen poured in from the... Read more
August 15, 2017
If, like Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones, you want to see the sun blotted out from the sky and painted black, then you are in luck. Your wish will be granted Monday morning when the first coast-to... Read more
August 14, 2017
Arizona State University’s Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing has appointed Regents’ Professor and Arizona’s inaugural poet laureate Alberto Ríos as the new director of the center. For... Read more
August 14, 2017
Abi Graves’ involvement at Arizona State University changed when she joined the Green Devil Network. The network brings ASU faculty and staff together to develop and lead a sustainable university... 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 11, 2017
When Arizona State University’s latest crop of engineering students move this weekend into the state-of-the-art residence hall built specifically for their discipline, they aren’t living in just a... Read more
August 11, 2017
The Social Science Research Council ’s InterAsia Program recently selected Britt Crow-Miller as an SSRC Transregional Research Junior Scholar fellow for the 2017-2018 year. Crow-Miller is an... Read more
August 10, 2017
Ants genetically engineered to lack their “sense of smell” became unable to communicate, forage or compete to be a queen, as their antennae and brain circuits failed to fully develop. For the first... 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 9, 2017
A loss of oxygen in global ocean seawater 94 million years ago led to a mass extinction of marine life that lasted for roughly half a million years. Scientists have found several potential... Read more
August 9, 2017
The worldwide Zika threat first emerged in 2015, infecting millions as it swept across the Americas. It struck great fear in pregnant women, as babies born with severe brain birth defects quickly... Read more
August 8, 2017
Scientists have for the first time edited genes in human embryos to fix a disease-causing mutation, according to a paper published (ironically) in the journal Nature. They used a new, cheap and... Read more
August 8, 2017
While clues to treating diseases that ravage the body and mind later in life sometimes appear in early stages of human development, studying a subject’s entire lifespan is neither efficient nor... Read more
August 7, 2017
The ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre’s upcoming season offers something for everyone, from dance concerts and film screenings to cutting-edge theatre and collaborative productions between... Read more
August 7, 2017
Maribel Alvarez describes what she does as “the embellishment of ordinary life.” A nationally respected anthropologist, folklorist, curator and community arts expert, she is the executive director of... Read more
August 4, 2017
Science Outside the Lab (SOtL) is an experiential education program designed to teach participants about the relationships between science, policy and societal outcomes in a place where decisions... Read more
August 4, 2017
New research from Scott Webster , the Bob Herberger Arizona Heritage Chair in Supply Chain Management, and his co-authors was awarded the 2017 Wickham Skinner Award by the Production and Operations... Read more
August 3, 2017
The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is joining the KPMG Master of Accounting with Data and Analytics Program, a one-of-a-kind initiative that audit, tax and advisory firm... Read more
August 2, 2017
A team led by geoscientists from Arizona State University and Michigan State University has used computer modeling to explain how pockets of mushy rock accumulate at the boundary between Earth's... Read more
August 1, 2017
Orange Mall renovations mark a sustained improvement in the area around the Memorial Union on Arizona State University's Tempe campus and will be complete with the new Student Pavilion, opening... Read more
August 1, 2017
To catch a serial killer, homicide detectives must quickly and accurately find clues. Trace evidence left at a crime scene may eventually reveal the killer’s presence and identity, but the detectives... Read more
July 28, 2017
Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business secured a top 9 spot in the management category of the influential Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). Also known as the Shanghai... Read more
July 27, 2017
Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell’s body was discovered by a bodyguard in a posh Detroit hotel room following a May 17 concert. Last week, 41-year-old Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington was... Read more
July 27, 2017
Twenty young Chinese people enthusiastically raised their hands when the teacher asked if they used the social app WeChat. Too bad, he told them. “The people in America that you’re going to want as... Read more
July 27, 2017
Nancy Grimm , a professor in Arizona State University’s School of Life Sciences , has been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union . The AGU Fellows program recognizes members who have made... Read more
July 27, 2017
Every day, enough sunlight hits the Earth to power the planet many times over — if only we could more efficiently capture all the energy. So scientists have looked at nature for inspiration to do it... Read more
July 26, 2017
The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is proud to announce the promotion of two longtime faculty members into leadership roles. Kevin Corley has been appointed the new chair... Read more
July 26, 2017
The interdisciplinary nexus of biology and engineering, known as synthetic biology, is growing at a rapid pace, opening new vistas that could scarcely be imagined a short time ago. In new research,... Read more
July 26, 2017
In June 2016, an international team of 31 astronomers, led by the University of Maryland's Eleanora Troja and including Arizona State University's Nathaniel Butler, caught a massive star as... Read more
July 25, 2017
The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and CDW-G, a leading provider of technology solutions to education, government and health care, have announced Arizona State... Read more
July 25, 2017
ASU astronomers Sangeeta Malhotra and James Rhoads, working with international teams in Chile and China, have discovered 23 young galaxies, seen as they were 800 million years after the Big Bang. The... Read more
July 24, 2017
Researchers from Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business will explore solutions to food waste through two unique research projects funded by nearly $1 million from the USDA’s... Read more
July 24, 2017
Alzheimer’s disease tragically ravages the brains, memories and, ultimately, personalities of its victims. Now affecting 5 million Americans, Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death... Read more
July 24, 2017
For Michael Phelps, the journey to becoming the greatest Olympian in history began with a piece of paper. “Write down your goals,” he told a room full of Arizona State University students Monday... Read more
July 21, 2017
Last April, Mariah McGhee had resigned herself to the fact that college wasn’t in the cards. McGhee, a class valedictorian who had often visited Arizona, had dreamed of attending Arizona State... Read more
July 20, 2017
Theater artist Ricky Araiza has devoted much of his artistic time to working in his native Arizona, from studying his craft at Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts,... Read more
July 19, 2017
For all its resiliency and creativity, the human brain is equally fragile and prone to disease. Millions around the world are affected by neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. In fact, a World... Read more
July 18, 2017
One small step for man ... one giant reason to celebrate each year. Thursday's National Moon Day commemorates July 20, 1969, when Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on... Read more
July 17, 2017
Three graduate students from Arizona State University’s T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics have been selected as finalists for the Infant Development Prize from the Diane &#38... Read more
July 14, 2017
The skin sings: Iraq. Afghanistan. Korea. Japan. Indonesia. Germany. Hungary. And the good ol’ USA. Military veterans say they get inked for a variety of reasons. They often symbolize loss,... Read more
July 14, 2017
As human beings, what drives us to higher levels of existence? Once we have satisfied the basics — food, shelter, a mate, children — then what? For many it’s the idea of self-actualization, or... Read more
July 14, 2017
In the Hindu Kush Himalaya region, an area that extends 3,500 kilometers across eight nations including Nepal and India, approximately 210 million smallholder farmers engage in a practice known as... Read more
July 12, 2017
Researchers led by Arizona State University and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have identified altered expression of a gene called ANK1, which only recently has been associated... Read more
July 12, 2017
Brian H. Smith, an accomplished researcher in behavioral neuroscience and professor at the School of Life Sciences, has been named associate dean of graduate initiatives in the Graduate College at... Read more
July 12, 2017
Sarah Tracy, professor in Arizona State University's Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, believes in the importance of discovering different methods and approaches for encountering the... Read more
July 10, 2017
Six million American households rely on propane gas to heat their homes and water, dry their clothes and barbeque their pork chops. Farmers use propane to heat livestock housing and greenhouses, dry... Read more
July 10, 2017
An important contributor to the efficiency in Photosystem II is mediation of charge separation by a tyrosine residue (Tyrz). Oxidation of Tyrz as part of the charge separation process occurs in... Read more
July 7, 2017
Tamara Underiner, a scholar of theater and performance studies and associate dean for research for the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, has been named associate dean of academic affairs... Read more
July 7, 2017
Arizona State University’s Master of Urban and Environmental Planning program, in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, is gaining in national recognition. Planetizen — an online... Read more
July 5, 2017
The Arizona State University Foundation for a New American University announced today that longtime fundraiser Gretchen Buhlig has been named chief executive officer of the organization, effective... Read more
July 5, 2017
It's a summer Monday morning and Brian Johnson is making his usual rounds. The manager of Arizona State University's athletic grounds facilities has already inspected the school's... Read more
July 5, 2017
There’s an exciting change under way in the scientific community. Citizens with an avid interest in science are getting the chance to contribute to real research through data collection and analysis... 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
July 3, 2017
As of July 1, 2017, manufacturers must phase out plastic microbeads from personal-care products sold in the United States. What are microbeads? How do they affect our planet? ASU Now spoke with... 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
June 29, 2017
Ray Henkel, a much-beloved professor of geography at Arizona State University for 29 years, passed away earlier this year on March 11 at age 86. Henkel taught at ASU from 1966 to 1995, beginning his... Read more
June 28, 2017
Arizona State University celebrated a major research building construction milestone Wednesday morning with the topping out of the $120 million Biodesign Institute C Research Building. The ceremony... Read more
June 28, 2017
The Arizona Debate Institute , hosted by Arizona State University, is the largest summer debate institute for college students in the nation. This year marks the 40th anniversary of its founding.... Read more
June 27, 2017
“How to register to vote?” That was the second-most-searched “how to” question on Google in 2016. In the fast-paced age of information, people want answers now — as quickly as a question can be typed... Read more
June 26, 2017
The transformation of Sun Devil Stadium into a world-class facility with benefits that will extend beyond football continues, and on Friday reporters got a glimpse into the latest progress during a... Read more
June 26, 2017
Editor's note: Lluis Algue Sala is a doctoral student at the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University. In between his studies, Sala travels, biking across... Read more
June 23, 2017
An essay contest for math people? Sounded like an intriguing idea to Arizona State University student Zhihan Jennifer Zhang. Zhang won this year’s annual White Paper Contest sponsored by the American... Read more
June 23, 2017
About 5 million people in the world speak Albanian, making it one of the less common languages. It’s not even in the top 100. But with the fall of communism in 1991 and the strategic location of the... Read more
June 22, 2017
Frank Kush, Arizona State University and College Football Hall of Fame inductee and the winningest coach in Sun Devil football history, died Thursday at age 88. Kush was a part of the ASU family... Read more
June 21, 2017
Many students have passions outside of their studies, but recent Arizona State University graduate Antonieta Carpenter-Cosand leveraged her language and art studies to showcase and teach others about... Read more
June 21, 2017
The biophysics program at Arizona State University mirrors the field itself in both its interdisciplinary breadth and its youth. Biology, under one historical name or another, dates back to the... Read more
June 21, 2017
When Apollo astronauts on the moon spoke with Mission Control on Earth, there was a noticeable time gap between a statement from Tranquility Base and its immediate acknowledgment from Houston. The... Read more
June 21, 2017
The center of a mother’s life tends to be her children and her family, but if Mom is unhappy about staying home with the kids or about working outside the home, then she (and anyone close to her) may... Read more
June 20, 2017
A pair of chemicals — prized for their antimicrobial properties — rose to become superstars in industry. Triclocarban is used in various soaps, while triclosan additionally appears in thousands of... Read more
June 20, 2017
Will this week’s high temperatures in Phoenix make it into the record book? Can we top 122 degrees Fahrenheit ? We don’t know yet, but as we move through this extreme heat spell, one thing is for... Read more
June 15, 2017
Volcanos that erupt explosively are the most dangerous in the world. When they blow, they eject giant clouds of hot ash mixed with gases at temperatures up to 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit that engulf... Read more
June 15, 2017
On June 4, thirty middle and high school students arrived at Arizona State University to kick off the ninth annual ASU Startalk Chinese Language Summer Camp. The camp marks an opportunity for Arizona... Read more
June 15, 2017
Actor James Franco has made a successful career from being wildly unpredictable, playing a vast array of characters from James Dean to a supervillian in "Spider-Man" to a drug dealer named... Read more
June 15, 2017
Thirty years ago the phrase “downward dog” was likely to raise a few eyebrows when overheard in conversation, but nowadays you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t recognize it as a yoga... Read more
June 14, 2017
Arizona State University, twice named the most innovative school in the nation by US News and World Report, in collaboration with the city of Phoenix, named the Top Performing City overall by... Read more
June 14, 2017
“There’s an app for that!” has become a common saying that now applies to many aspects in the religious realm, according to Pauline Cheong, professor in Arizona State University's Hugh Downs... Read more
June 13, 2017
Evolution is a propulsive force, working incessantly to reshape life on earth, from the lowliest single-celled organisms to the planet’s vast forests, insect and bird populations, oceanic life and... Read more
June 12, 2017
For more than 35 years, the ASU Guitar Series has impressed audiences with a selection of unforgettable performances by virtuosos from around the world. This year’s lineup continues this tradition,... Read more
June 12, 2017
Doctoral student Ashley Wheeler believes in the importance of protecting cultural world heritage. This summer Wheeler is part of an international team that will study and help create new doctrines... Read more
June 9, 2017
Gina Woodall, a senior lecturer in the School of Politics and Global Studies, bleeds maroon and gold. She was an undergraduate student, a graduate student and now a lecturer at Arizona State... Read more
June 9, 2017
As Indonesia looks to become a bigger player on the world stage, Arizona State University is forging ties that recognize the country’s growing importance. The Critical Languages Institute at ASU has... Read more
June 9, 2017
While millions of travelers will frolic on the beach during their summer vacations, most are blissfully unaware of the billions of microscopic plants making ocean life — and our lives — possible.... Read more
June 8, 2017
Uncomfortable as it may be, one way to avoid the mistakes of the past is to confront them — one of the reasons preservation of historical documents is so important, said Arizona State University... Read more
June 8, 2017
The “Great American Eclipse” is making a return engagement this summer. On Aug. 21, the sun, moon and Earth will realign for a spectacular total solar eclipse event, one that will cast a shadow of... Read more
June 8, 2017
ASU Gammage believes reading and the arts should be shared with everyone. The final production in the organization’s 2016-2017 Broadway season is "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-... Read more
June 8, 2017
ASU master of counseling student Kristian Mastin’s learned instrument is the banjo. But this week, in between seeing youth clients as a clinical intern in a small Mesa counseling practice, Mastin... Read more
June 7, 2017
Arizona State University announces the appointment of Lee E. Ohanian as the director of the Center for the Study of Economic Liberty, and as a professor in the department of economics at the W. P.... Read more
June 7, 2017
Amy Rajnisz was that one student in high school who could never answer the question: "What do you want to be when you grow up?" So after high school, she did some soul-searching. She spent... Read more
June 7, 2017
Chiffon dresses, crisp bowties and red carpet glamour worthy of the Tony Awards decorated ASU Gammage as high school thespians from around the Valley prepared for a performance that would showcase... Read more
June 6, 2017
When community college transfer students start taking courses at a larger, more complex university setting, they face a variety of challenges. Navigating a new campus, succeeding in larger classes... Read more
June 6, 2017
Mike Tueller, a classics professor at Arizona State University’s School of International Letters and Cultures, has been praised by the New York Review of Books for his contributions to the Greek... Read more
June 6, 2017
How do you create a way to take carbon out of the air and make money doing it? It’s a wicked problem that will take decades to solve. One member of a team tasked with tackling it compared it to... Read more
June 5, 2017
With a repertoire that spans more than 500 years, the pipe organ has an unmatched power and versatility in the musical world. Take in the beauty and intensity of this incredible instrument this fall... Read more
June 5, 2017
For decades, researchers have studied the interior of the Earth using seismic waves from earthquakes. Now a recent study, led by Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration... Read more
June 5, 2017
In May, faculty of Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures — including Professors Stephen West, Xiaoqiao Ling, Juan Pablo Gil-Osle and director Nina Berman —... Read more
June 2, 2017
Noted scholar of artists and art cities, Joanna Grabski, is joining Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as the new director of the School of Art. “Joanna is... Read more
June 2, 2017
The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced a $310,000 grant to the Humanities Action Lab (HAL), a coalition of 20 universities, including Arizona State University, collaborating to... Read more
June 2, 2017
Arizona State University researchers are working to enhance the public value outcomes of conservation science research. Leah Gerber, a professor in the School of Life Sciences , will work with... Read more
June 1, 2017
The word “justice” evokes thoughts of courtrooms, police officers, lawyers and judges for most people. But Arizona State University student Alexa Kirkpatrick thinks of justice more often in terms of... Read more
June 1, 2017
Far out in the asteroid belt, more than 200 million miles from Earth, an asteroid the size of a Volkswagen Beetle lazily orbited the sun. Then something — we’ll never know what — disturbed it. It was... Read more
June 1, 2017
International funding has allowed Jonathan Pettigrew to travel to Cardiff University, DECIPHer unit, in Wales, United Kingdom to develop a collaboration on an international project to create a... Read more
June 1, 2017
Cocaine trafficking in Central America, a long-known and often discussed topic, is having a surprising impact — shrinking tropical forests. A recent study, published in the journal Environmental... Read more
June 1, 2017
Getting your MBA at Arizona State University just got more accessible. If you can’t avoid missing class, new robots will allow students to attend remotely. Already the highest-ranked part-time MBA in... Read more
June 1, 2017
Typical computing platforms don’t bend, twist and flex the ways we humans do. Powerful silicon architectures in use today require rigidity, but the wearable, assistive and medical computing... Read more
June 1, 2017
While newscasts and political discourse seem to highlight a divided word, an Arizona State University doctoral student student has found cultural overlap between Christianity, Judaism and Islam in... Read more
June 1, 2017
Elena Steiner has always wanted to travel beyond U.S. borders to see what intercultural educators, trainers, and researchers are doing and talking about in the “rest of the world." Steiner, a... Read more
May 31, 2017
Editor's note: The ASU community, mindful of Arizona’s place in Indian Country and the university’s location on the ancestral homelands of the Akimel O'odham and Pee Posh peoples, aspires... Read more
May 31, 2017
When Karen Schupp left the world of dance competition, she thought she left the costumes behind too. But with her new project, she’s not only donning costumes again, she’s also revisiting her... Read more
May 31, 2017
They have what most would want — affluent upwardly mobile parents, living in comfortable homes in the suburbs, going to an elite high school and being groomed for the nation’s best colleges. And they... Read more
May 31, 2017
What if rather than using fossil fuels that add carbon dioxide, we could create renewable biofuels that recycle carbon dioxide from the atmosphere? That’s the concept behind a new invention from... Read more
May 31, 2017
Slow and steady wins the race. While that may have been true in one of Aesop’s classic fables, the Mojave Desert tortoise may need to adapt more quickly than it has in decades past. The species is... Read more
May 30, 2017
In an Arizona summer, the best parking spot is not the one by the door. It’s the one a quarter-mile away under a tree. Ariane Middel, Arizona State University urban climatologist and hunter of... Read more
May 30, 2017
After years of helping create educational content for younger audiences, Karla Moeller has published her first children’s book: “Joryn Looked Up.” Moeller, a post-doctoral scholar at Arizona State... Read more
May 30, 2017
Obesity, already a global epidemic, is on the rise. Over one third of the U.S. population is currently afflicted, according to the Centers for Disease Control and the monetary costs alone are... Read more
May 30, 2017
Arizona State University has received new support from the prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and NASA for its rising research stars to study the microbiome of the built environment on board 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 25, 2017
Arizona State University is set to play a role in improving safe and efficient air travel across the country’s blue — perhaps bluest in Arizona — sky. ASU is among five university research teams that... Read more
May 25, 2017
The ASU women’s golf team returned to Tempe on Thursday to celebrate its historic national championship victory over Northwestern in northern Illinois behind the play of NCAA individual champion... Read more
May 24, 2017
For Alexo Carrillo, what started as a major requirement has evolved into a passion for French, and for building communities at Arizona State University's School of International Letters and... Read more
May 24, 2017
As agribusiness grows to feed an increasing global population, so do concerns about the sustainability of current agricultural practices. The use of phosphorus in big agriculture is one such practice... 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 24, 2017
Psyche, NASA’s Discovery Mission to a unique metal asteroid, has been moved up one year with launch in the summer of 2022, and with a planned arrival at the main asteroid belt in 2026 – four years... Read more
May 23, 2017
This month is Better Hearing and Speech Month , which was created to raise awareness about communication and listening disorders each May. At Arizona State University, the Department of Speech and... Read more
May 22, 2017
Fred is teaching five engineering students out-of-the-box thinking that applies their technical and project management skills. Fred just happens to be a shoebox-sized, fuel-cell-powered car. This... Read more
May 22, 2017
Lekelia “Kiki” Jenkins is known for pioneering a new field of study around the invention and adoption of marine conservation technology. An assistant professor in the School for the Future of... Read more
May 19, 2017
Type 2 diabetes, a prolific killer, is on a steep ascent. According to the World Health Organization, the incidence of the condition has grown dramatically from 108 million cases in 1980 to well over... Read more
May 19, 2017
Organ-on-a-chip has been a flourishing field in biomedical engineering in recent years. Researchers create microengineered chips — such as lung-on-a-chip, artery-on-a-chip and kidney-on-a-chip — that... Read more
May 18, 2017
A new class of Arizona State University graduates are looking to join the workforce or continue school. Alisa Turkina, however, has two years before that stage. Not for lack of options, but for the... 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 18, 2017
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has announced today world records for the highest reported historical death tolls from tropical cyclones, tornadoes, lightning and hailstorms. It marks the... Read more
May 18, 2017
A recent missile launch has thrust North Korea back into the national defense conversation, sparking concerns that the test might be a frightening milestone in Pyongyang’s quest to become a fully... Read more
May 18, 2017
As an electrical engineer, Associate Professor Jennifer Blain Christen has spent a good portion of her career dabbling in different fields. Her enthusiasm for exploring new and different ways of... Read more
May 17, 2017
Arizona State University students Samantha Sanders and Ryan Featherston are championship winners in the 16th Annual Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition held April 29 at the University of... Read more
May 17, 2017
A new Ebola outbreak in remote areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has some public health officials on guard for larger outbreaks to come, but Arizona State University’s Charles Arntzen,... Read more
May 17, 2017
Season subscriptions to ASU Gammage’s 2017-2018 Broadway Season sold out less than two hours after they were made available for purchase May 15. Subscriptions were the public’s first opportunity to... Read more
May 15, 2017
We're in a golden era of information, science, and technology, said the executive chairman of Google’s parent company in a recent lecture at Arizona State University. Eric Schmidt, head of... Read more
May 12, 2017
ASU Gammage was named the 2017 Impact Business of the Year in addition to being awarded the 2017 Economic Driver Award in the Small-to-Medium Business categories. “For more than 50 years, ASU Gammage... Read more
May 11, 2017
Recently, a new Arizona State University invention by ASU Biodesign Institute researcher Tony Hu has resulted in the development of the world’s fastest and most accurate blood test for tuberculosis (... Read more
May 11, 2017
Let’s say you have a complex, scientific story to tell, like you want to point out the irony that while researchers have determined the weight of the moon, the composition of stars and even a theory... Read more