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October

The effort to develop a rapid COVID-19 saliva test is being spearheaded by two School of Molecular Sciences researchers at Arizona State University.

If your smartphone could only connect to a single tower, it wouldn’t be a very reliable communication system.

Arizona State University Professor Elizabeth Castillo has been awarded a 2020 Aspen Institute’s Idea

Salute to Service at Arizona State University will move forward this year with virtual events planned from Nov.

Jim Hemauer, former associate director of Arizona State University’s Disability Resource Center (now known as Student Accessibility and Inclusive Learning S

Award-winning journalist and White House correspondent Peter Alexander has covered tsunamis and wars, interviewed dictators, and at times, clashed with President Donald Trump.

While the early bird gets the worm, early voters get the confidence that their voice will be heard.

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, universities have had to find and adopt new ways of building, maintaining and creating communities for students to flourish in and remain connected throu

When you envision the future, what image springs to mind?

Editor's note: This story is part of a series from The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for National Book Month. Read m

The Master’s Opportunity for Research in Engineering, also called the MORE program, offers support for master’s students in Arizona State Un

The ASU Graduate College is partnering with the Harry S.

Arizona State University's Geospatial Research Solutions, a professional services group housed within the

In the search to discover the origins of our solar system, an international team of researchers, including planetary scientist and cosmochemist Jam

Scientists have long thought that rainfall has a dramatic effect on the evolution of mountainous landscapes, but the reasons for how and why have been elusive.

Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings came to a close this week, and the public is getting an opportunity to hear her stance on multiple key issues.

When electricity travels from its source to your home, it undergoes several conversion processes as it moves through the power grid.

Over this past summer, statue after statue of historical figures were uprooted from their foundations in parks, plazas and thoroughfares across America as civil unrest following a spate of killings

Get to know the newest additions to the School of Social Transformation faculty.

Good quality drinking water is crucial to public health.

After battling on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic most of the year, Arizona’s health care community paused on Oct.

Long lines of passengers waiting to go through

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create changes in lifestyle, work and school, forcing individuals, as well as groups, to adapt and work together in ways they hadn’t previously planned.

When Martha Bárcena, the ambassador of Mexico to the U.S., first joined Mexico’s foreign service in 1979, issuing a public statement meant drafting a press release or calling a journalist.

After Hurricane Dorian tore across Grand Bahama in 2019, Dave Mackey called his home “a paradise, but a temporary one.”

Quasars are the brightest objects in the universe and among the most energetic. They outshine entire galaxies of billions of stars.

ASU School of Arts, Media and Engineering Associate Professor Grisha Coleman — whose work focuses largely on movement resear

Looking to learn more about study abroad at ASU? Well, you’re in luck. Study Abroad Week is coming to a computer near you!

The ASU School of Music, Dance and Theatre welcomes Fernanda Aoki Navarro as an assistant professor of music composition.

Benny LeMaster, assistant professor of critical/cultural communication and a performance scholar in the

This month, ASU faculty, alumni and Valley leaders are being recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Hispanic and Latino community in Arizona. 

Opening the door to inclusivity starts with a lot of listening, according to Melita Belgrave, an associate professor of music therapy who has b

The Theatre Library Association has announced the Theatre Library Association Book Award winners for English language works of scholarship on live and recorded performance published in 2019. 

The American pika is a charismatic, diminutive relative of rabbits that some researchers say is at high risk of extinction due to climate change.

“There is nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns.”

— Octavia Butler

COVID-19 caused a pandemic, but the challenges we face from it extend far beyond the virus.

You may have heard about different kinds of alternative realities, whether virtual (VR), augmented (AR) or mixed (MR).

In order to carry out their astonishingly varied tasks, living cells make use of a range of micromachines.

Craig and Barbara Barrett weren’t looking to have a college named after them when they created a $10 million endowment to support the University Honors College at Arizona State Un

The COVID-19 pandemic upended students’ academic and personal lives during the spring, leaving several students in need of swift assistance.

“The Federalist Papers,” a collection of short essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay in 1788, is one of the most well-known pro-Constitution writings.

Arizona State University Professor Geoffrey D. Borman has great empathy for middle schoolers.

Around the world, we face unprecedented challenges, from a constantly evolving COVID-19 pandemic to increasingly violent natural disasters to a warming climate. 

With elegant designs, tied together with fine lines and details that pop off the surface, Mimbres pottery is some of the most beautiful art of the prehistoric Southwest.

Arizona State University President Michael Crow honored members of the ASU community during the 2020 President’s Recognition Ceremony, which was held virtually on Oct.

The carcass of an albatross chick, covered in bottle caps. A dead sperm whale on a Scottish beach, stomach full of debris.

Arizona State University Provost Mark Searle announced Oct.

On Wednesday, Gen. H.R.

Since March, millions of people have worked from home. Now that it’s fall, millions of children are learning from home.

When it comes to helping small businesses, Phoenix, Mesa and Tucson rank near the middle of the pack, according to a new Arizona State University study.

Domestic violence was already considered an epidemic long before COVID-19 impacted the world, but the pandemic has caused

This fall there is more on Americans' minds besides cooler weather and autumn colors. With the changing of the season comes talk of elections.

The Graduate College’s Knowledge Mobilization Initiative has announced the launch of the Knowledge Mobilization Spotlight grants.

The number of proteins in the human body, collectively known as the proteome, is vast.

Starting a business is complicated, and entrepreneurs must consider many factors when deciding where to set up shop. How long will it take to get approval? How much must employees be paid?

Lee Gutkind has made several costume changes in his life. The fatigues of the U.S. Coast Guard. The leather of a biker. The black T-shirt of a beatnik. The tweed of a college professor.

Jean Andino can never forget the wide-eyed look of shock on students’ faces.

2020 has been a year of extraordinary headlines.

The Arizona chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recently announced their 2020 award winners, and affiliates of Arizona State University were represented in nearly every category

Barrett, The Honors College students and members of the public will have the opportunity to hear about the research being conducted by two members of Arizona State University's honors college facul

Living on the moon has been depicted in popular culture for decades: Typically, astronauts scamper around odd-looking buildings or zip around in dune buggies.

Scientists over the last 30 years have studied and documented hope as a strategy for success. And in recent years, higher education researchers have also taken an interest in the study of hope.

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has established a growing prominence of female editors-in-chief for its law journals, part of a

Four faculty members in Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures have been selected to participate in the

In 1767, nine chiefs from the Cherokee Nation were invited to New York City to view a performance of Shakespeare’s “Richard III.” Exactly what they thought of the play, rife as it is with themes of

David Sklar, a physician and professor at Arizona State University’s College of

In the span of two decades, Matt Barrie went from an unknown sports journalist to a national anchor, collecting 11 Emmy Awards and three Edward R. Murrow journalism awards along the way.

Roughly $165 billion worth of food is wasted every year in the United States, most of it at the household level.

A funny thing happens when you grow accustomed to something in your life. No matter how wonderous or necessary, when it’s always there, you can start to take it for granted.

H. Christian Kim has joined the Center for the Study of Economic Liberty at Arizona State University as the associate director.

2020 has been a year. While the nation may feel more divided than ever, it seems we can all agree on the unprecedented nature that this calendar year has brought us.

September

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture grant funding to examine con

The Arizona State University Library is about to receive new documents for archival and housing in their facilities.

Imagine, deep in the tropical jungle of southern Mexico, the base of a mountain is visible across a smooth lake, otherwise obscured by morning mist.

Engineers and scientists envision a future transportation environment wit

Although virtual this year, Arizona State University and New America on Sept.

Arizona State University today announced that Executive Vice President and University Provost Mark Searle will step down from his position on June 30, 2021.

Arizona’s Mohave County is experiencing long wait times for COVID-19 test results, but ASU at Lake Havasu is helping to relieve some of the bottleneck.

The facts surrounding the climate crisis probably aren’t news to you.

The Biodesign Institute at ASU is significantly expanding its scientific enterprise, announcing two new centers and one new lab to advance explorations in the fields of microbiomics, green chemistr

Sierra magazine, the national publication of the Sierra Club, released its 14th annual “Cool Schools” competitive ranking of North America’s greenest colleges and universities on Sept.

Acclaimed Regents Professor George Robert “Bob” Pettit is retiring from the School of Molecular Sciences after a 55-year career at Arizona State

Among high school students in the United States, cigarette smoking is down over 20% compared to the mid-1990s.

The Research for Inclusive STEM Education Center, a newly launched Arizona State University initiative, is striving to make higher education more inclusive through innovative research, ongoin

Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the fall 2020 issue of ASU Thrive magazin

Professor Rebekka Wachter has spent nearly 20 years in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences as an expert in the field of structural and functio

Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the fall 2020 issue of ASU Thrive magazine. 

ASU Interplanetary Initiative has announced the launch of its newly formed board.

The School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at Arizona State University has announced the appointment of four new faculty members whose diverse backg

In January 2018, China stopped accepting most plastic recyclables from Western nations. Within days, there was no hiding just how much plastic nations were producing and consuming.

Following a successful FedEx Cessna 208 Caravan te

A new report out of Arizona State University shows how Black men have a more difficult path to college head football coaching jobs than white men, who are hired with less playing and coaching exper

More than $300,000 from the Charlene and J. Orin Edson Initiative for Dementia Care and Solutions was awarded to three Arizona State University research teams for innovative research projects.

The era of the television brought with it the TV dinner — a fast, convenient meal that, while nutritionally questionable, meant the whole family could gather together on the sofa to enjoy "The Ed S

Robert E.

Vocations as diverse as hairstyling and law are affected by occupational licensing, the requirement for an oft-coveted credential awarded by government agencies that gives someone the legal authori

It’s not every day you get to meet with a senator and ask him whatever you want for a whole hour, but that’s exactly what students in the Arizona State University chapter of the national political

Amy Hillman, dean and Charles J.

As the demography of the United States dramatically shifts, so too should the idea of what it means to be a family, said an Arizona State University professor.

Thirteen new faculty members joined The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences natural sciences division at Arizona State University this fall, bringing a wealth of knowledge on a range of topics inc

Carl Yamashiro, an associate clinical professor at the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University, h

Ferran Garcia-Pichel, Arizona State University professor and researcher, has been awarded the 2021 D.C. White Award by the American Society for Microbiology.

As the world manages through the coronavirus pandemic, Arizona State University continues its work to discover and develop easier and more widespread COVID-19 testing to a

Carbon, one of the main building blocks for all life on Earth, cycles among living organisms and the environment.

Twenty-nine years ago, Karen Gallagher could have been mistaken for any other wide-eyed kid on the Highline Community College campus in Des Moines, Washington, stumbling her way through the first w

The Hispanic Research Center at Arizona State University is home to an extensive collection of work by Hispanic artists.

The field of structural biology has made enormous strides, peering into the activities of nature at the tiniest scale.

Often considered the workhorses of the body, proteins are among the most important biomolecules critical to life processes.

Designer babies, mutant mosquitoes and frankenfoods: These are the images that often spring to mind when people think of genome editing.

Arizona State University Music Theatre and Opera, in collaboration with musical theater writers Rachel Dean and David Brush, release

Arizona State University Professor Cameron G. Thies was awarded this year’s Ole R.

What do cellular systems in the human body and social behaviors of people have in common with zombies? 

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sicken people globally, countries and companies around the world are racing to develop safe and effective vaccines.

Tucked just north of the Phoenix metropolitan area, adjacent to popular travel destinations including Sedona and Jerome, sits the smaller and perhaps lesser-known 10-square-mile town of Clark

In the latest installment of Health Talks: COVID-19 Series, the Arizona State University College of Health Solutions’ series of talks on issues relate

This week, Arizona State University’s Center on the Future of War welcomed two ASU Future Security Fellows who are a part of New America’s Class of 2021 N

Traffic is a hassle. Everyday drivers endure the tedium of gridlock induced by road construction or accidents at intersections. Hence the hope for a future driven by autonomous vehicles.

Why do certain groups of people have a shorter life span? How can health disparities among poor and racialized minorities be reduced?

Arizona State University faculty, staff and students send their heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Jeffrie G.

International religious leader, philosopher and award-winning author Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks spoke to more than 430 people from 13 countries in a virtual discussion on Sept.

On April 25, 1954, Bell Labs announced its latest invention, a silicon solar cell, at a press conference in Murray Hill, New Jersey.

In Sarah Viren’s essay “How to Explain Lesbian Baby-making to Your West Texas Stylist,” she writes about finding herself, yet again, in the position of having to explain to someone outside the quee

COVID-19 models that predict the costs and benefits of lockdowns and other social distancing policies must be adapted for use in lower-income regions such as sub-Saharan Africa, according to findin

The Princeton Review has named Arizona State University one of the Best 386 Colleges in its 2021 rankings,

Scientists at Arizona State University and the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) have identified stellar phosphorus as a probable marker in narrowing the search for life in the cosmos and have de

The potential health implications of living next to a sewage plant are pretty obvious, but what about living in a neighborhood with no sidewalks?

For billions of years, nature has used DNA like a molecular bank vault: a place to store her most coveted secrets — the design blueprints essential to life.

In the latest move to advance their partnership of five years and counting, Ar

Initial findings reported by the Arizona COVID-19 Genomics Union (ACGU) suggest that following Arizona’s first reported case of COVID-19 in late January, the state experienced no cases that

Newsroom co-workers and society alike benefit when journalists have different perspectives and backgrounds, because they reflect diversity, equity and inclusion.

An impressive array of architectural forms can be produced from the popular interlocking building blocks known as Legos.

Arizona State University Assistant Professor James Strickland is the 2020 award recipient for the American Political Science Association’s Will

In 2019, an international team of scientists, Indigenous leaders and conservationists presented the “Global Deal for Nature” (GDN), an ambitious plan calling upon world leaders to formally pr

Designing a space robot as an undergraduate sounds pretty out of this world.

Long before it was a buzzword, innovation was a concept that Arizona State University embraced in the name of reimagining the role of an institu

The Society for Research in Child Development has just published the latest volume of their "

Addressing present concerns in social justice, sustainability and technology, the Department of English at Arizona State University has recruited five additional faculty to its programs in film and

Vincent Waldron, professor of communication studies and Lincoln Professor of Applied Ethics at Arizona State University, recently received the 20

In today’s world of big data, billions of data points are collected every day via smartphone apps, fitness trackers and wearables about our decisions, habits and travel patterns.

A pandemic, civil unrest and record heat. Could there be anything worse?

A lack of water, perhaps.

Males and females share the vast majority of their genomes. Only a sprinkling of genes, located on the so-called X and Y sex chromosomes, differ between the sexes.

For many of us, stay-at-home orders over the past several months have meant that we are sleeping, eating and working in the same place, potentially with the same people, all the time.

Over the past several years, women’s soccer has seen meteoric global growth.

Julianne Holloway has been selected for a 35 Under 35 Award from

The Design School at Arizona State University welcomes Swati Piparsania, who will join the faculty as a clinical assistant professor in the industrial design program.

Strong social ties are a key driver of cooperation in many species and are associated with adaptive benefits in several of them, including humans, feral horses and dolphins.

As harmful atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to increase, understanding the planetary carbon balance has become the single most important scientific question.

This month, AZBio announced that two of their annual awards will go to outstanding Arizona State University researchers — Joshua LaBaer a

The quagga mussel is not something served on a dinner plate or over a large tray of ice at a fancy restaurant.

As Arizona summers grow hotter and hotter, heat safety becomes an even bigger priority in the Valley.

Constructing complex objects from the bottom up, layer by layer, through a process known as additive manufacturing is set to revolutionize how we build everything from dental implants to houses to

A major collaborative effort that has been developing over the last three years between Arizona State University and European scientists has resulted in a significant technical advance in X-ray cry

At a time of increasing challenges around the globe, successful responses and solutions depend on recognizing the complexity and interconnectedness of the Earth’s systems, both natural and societal

Students at the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University may have entered the school year unsure of what their classrooms would be like, but they quickl

Researchers at the College of Health Solutions will study the effectiveness of a program designed to reduce sitting at work in a $

As a new assistant professor in ASU's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, Rachel Finley hopes to increase the educational experiences of her students and to help them find their own voices. 

With workplace wellness programs on the rise, an Arizona State University team of interdisciplinary researchers are asking big questions about how to improve the overall functionality, impact

Dongwoo “Jason” Yeom has joined The Design School at Arizona State University as assistant professor in the architecture faculty.

As K-12 schools prepare for reopening, coronavirus safety protocol isn't the only issue that school officials are debating.

When people are incarcerated, their families also suffer, surrounded by shame and stigma. Especially little kids.

Imagine a world in which the only way to earn citizenship to the United States of America was through a

Robert Farid Karimi wants to amplify the ways people tell stories, and as a new assistant professor in Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, Karimi hopes to do that t

Even before the current recession, ex-offenders faced bleak economic prospects. R

A 13-million-year-old fossil unearthed in northern India comes from a newly discovered ape, the earliest known ancestor of the modern-day gibbon.

A team of scientists from Arizona State University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), led by Hao Yan, ASU’s Milton Glick Professor in the School of Molecular Sc

When sociologists of the T.

In a world that is changing every day, the faculty of Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University stepped up to support its students in multipl

Over the course of his 40-plus years in electrical engineering, Arizona State University's Michael Kozicki has amassed a long list of distinguish

When your field involves scholars originally trained in one of nine major disciplines, how do you promote interdisciplinary research around pressing social problems?

When Peter Fischer came to Arizona State University as a student in the architecture program

Every internet user knows what it’s like to search for an item and then see ads for that item popping up endlessly afterward.

Arizona State University's Humanities Lab and the School of International Letters and Cultures have announced the H

As anyone unlucky enough to have spent this summer in the Valley of the Sun knows, it’s been a season of firsts.

Aug.

J. Orin Edson was the quintessential entrepreneur. He cared deeply for his community and believed others should have the resources to pursue their entrepreneurial visions.

Konden Smith, who graduated from Arizona State University's School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies in 2012 with a PhD in religious studies with an emphasis in American reli

What do yoga, grilled cheese, lumbar punctures, lettuce seeds and infectious diseases have in common?

It’s clear that parents with children at home are still adjusting to a new (current) normal.

A federal government contest created to expand solar energy manufacturing in the United States has awarded its grand prize to a startup venture from the Ira A

The College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University announces the appointment of nine new research and clinical faculty whose wide-ranging expertise and deep research and clinic

What people think of the scientists who advise the federal government partially depends on their own political persuasion and where the scientists work, according to

Maricopa County Department of Public Health, Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University are embarking on an ambitious project to better understand the prevalence and spread of COVID-19 cases in the c

Academia wasn't the path Kathleen Vogel expected her career to take. She believed her interest in science policy and science and technology studies would lead to a position in government.

A fire is sweeping through a small town putting people’s homes and lives at risk.

Arizona State University's School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies partnered with the

In what would become a remarkable career as a Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law professor, Jonathan Rose bega

In the weeks leading up to the start of the fall 2020 semester, Arizona State University was busy preparing its classrooms, installing equipment for the new

Colleen Jennings-Roggensack, Arizona State University vice president for cultural affairs and ASU Dr.

August

Francine Banner, graduate of the justice studies Phd program at Arizona State University's School of Social Transformation was rec

When COVID-19 hit, the nation went from historic lows in unemployment and seemingly boundless economic growth to a near standstill economy.

Exposure to fake news about climate change may impact people's belief in human-caused climate change and weaken their perceptions of the scientific consensus on climate change.

America is at a “speak-up moment” with racial reckoning, according to W. Kamau Bell, a comedian and TV host who spoke at an Arizona State University event on Thursday night. 

Erin Barra is coming to Arizona State University to lead the new popular music program at a pivotal time.

Arizona State University's Institute for Humanities Research has selected “The Shenzhen Experiment: The Story of China’s Instant City,” by Juan

Enduring organizations, like universities or hospitals, that are rooted in a specific location play vital roles in their neighboring communities and economies. 

In July, the National Endowment for the Humanities announced it was awarding $30 mi

A team of scientists from Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences and the Biodesign Institute recently published a study in

As humans continue to explore the solar system and beyond, the moon is frequently targeted as a nearby location for resources that can help extend and enhance space missions to other destinations.

The Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multi-university reporting initiative headquartered at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journali

The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, a national reporting initiative at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has released a three-month

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to make a stronghold in Arizona, Arizona State University employees began fighting back — by answering urgent calls for help, and often, by taking on completely new r

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Division of Humanities at Arizona State University is pleased to welcome two American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Emerging Voices fellows. 

For three decades, teachers from around the Phoenix metro area – and as far away as Singapore – have gathered on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus to learn as students in the Department of Ph

Arizona State University Professor Jewell Parker Rhodes believes that out of the COVID-19 pandemic, America needs to have a reboot on race, clima

As summertime’s wildfires char swaths of the western United State’s forests, Stephen Pyne, an Arizona State University professor emeritus, prolific author and self-proclaimed “smokechaser at heart,

A nearby star, the host of two (and possibly three) planets, was initially thought to be quiet and boring.

Arizona State University President’s Professor Ariel Anbar has been awarded the

Every hour, the sun saturates the earth with more energy than humans use in a year.

While bars, gyms, dine-in restaurants and other buildings have been closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, water left sitting in pipes could change in quality.

Chamber musician, soloist and teaching artist Michael Compitello joins Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre as assistant professor of percussion beginning this fall.

With a dearth of new movies during this pandemic summer, the release of a new thriller starring one of the biggest action stars in Hollywood is big news.

Has the pandemic brought communities together or driven them apart? 

Against a backdrop of a clear blue sky, slender palm trees and waves crashing against black lava rocks along Hawaii’s South Kona coastline, a dozen youths ages eight to 17 sat silent and wide

Sun Devils aren't letting the pandemic slow down their academic journey — Arizona State University is welcoming its largest student community in university history, with multiple learning mod

Arizona State University, through its partnership with Conservation International, joins the University of Washington and the Nippon Foundation to announce the 

Among the many new things you will find on Arizona State University’s campuses for the 2020–21 school year, some new faces will be included.

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on businesses around the globe, and the crisis has laid bare a weak spot for many companies, according to two professors at Arizona State University.

ASU Art Museum will reopen to the public on Thursday, Aug. 20.

A team including Wei Liu, assistant professor in ASU’s School of Molecular Sciences and the Biodesign Institute’s Center for Applied Structural Discovery, publish

The National Academy of Inventors has named three Arizona State University faculty members to the August 2020 class 

In 2017, Samantha Calvin created a first-of-its-kind course for Arizona St

ASU Art Museum has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Art for Justice Fund, a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.

Biological organisms are made up of interconnected systems of tissues, liquids and similar substances continually at work maintaining vital functions — vastly different in nature from inanimate mat

Arizona State University's Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict’s research impact is getting a boost this fall with the addition of four new postdoctoral scholars.

How do odors wafting in the air, from fragrant fruits to foul stenches, guide and change behavior?

Providing meticulous care of the human heart means having an accurate cardiac model on which to conduct disease modeling, drug testing and other research.

Editor’s note: This story is part of a series about the impacts of disinformation, how to guard against it and what researchers are doing to stop its spread.

Denver is known for its relatively mild climate and its four distinct seasons. It’s also known for its temperature fluctuations over the course of a day or even hours.

Arizona State University’s Disability Resource Center recently announced that it has changed its name to Student Accessibility and Inclusive Lear

Voted in by Congress on June 4, 1919, ratified on Aug. 18, 1920 and enacted into law on Aug.

The centennial of a landmark decision that affected half the United States' population will take place Aug. 18, 2020, as the U.S. Constitution’s 19th Amendment turns 100.

More than half of the world's aboveground carbon is stored in tropical forests, the degradation of which poses a direct threat to global climate regulation.

Scrambling jets. Sweepings for mines. Clearing airfields. Designing hangars for multibillion-dollar planes. Developing a peer mentor program to improve mental health.

Thousands of surgical masks donated to Arizona State University are helping keep people from spreading the novel coronavirus, thanks to a generous gift by Hainan University (HNU) in China.

It’s the night before the marathon. You’ve been training for months and now it’s go time. What’s for dinner?

Over the past four decades the FORTA Corporation has built a reputation as a leader in the synthetic reinforcement fibers industry.

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects a specific area of the brain — the substantia nigra.

The blasts at a Beirut warehouse storing highly explosive ammonium nitrate on Aug.

Last month, the Trump administration announced they rescinded the Obama administration’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) amendment of the Fair Housing Act.

On the surface, studying abroad is a unique, once-in-a-lifetime way for students to enhance their college experience and engage immersively in an international community. 

Some students dream of living in a different country.

Computer simulations have been a critical part of the world’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as millions of people closely follow projections about infection rates.

Thao Ha, assistant professor of psychology in Arizona State University's Department of Psychology, has been recognized by both

Having friends is healthy. Not having friends is associated with a greater risk of dying from heart disease an

Music therapist Sarah Hameline joins the ASU School of Music, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as a clinical assistant professor in music therapy this August.

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed countless stressors on many families. Among those is the “motherhood penalty” felt by working moms who must rearrange schedules to meet child care needs.

“Any exercise is good, but some are better than others for living longer,” said ASU’s Connor Sheehan.

Volcano!

Arizona State University continues its Live from ASU virtual event series with "Black Lives Matter and the Pandemic of

Advancing the well-being of the ASU community is a full team effort.

It’s been a turbulent 2020, with a pandemic, continuing social unrest and an economic recession. How to make sense of it all?

Gary F.

Three days a week, an Arizona State University epidemiologist leads a team into the Pascua Yaqui tribal community of Guadalupe to track and respond to COVID-19.

The ability of young children to read and connect with faces is of vital importance to their social development.

Resource fishes — species targeted for human consumption — play a key role in reef ecosystems long before they end up on the dinner table.

Artificial intelligence, or AI, promises transformative innovation for transportation, manufacturing, health care and education. It may also bring freedom from tedious tasks.

It’s Friday night and you’re going out to dinner with your grandparents. You’re going to Sizzler, because they go there … every … single … Friday. It’s not a question.

Arizona State University Professor James Sulikowski has been studying sharks around the world for more than 25 years and is a frequent cont

It wasn’t until a severe car crash left her needing medical care she could not afford that Swapna Reddy understood the value of a good hea

New Zealand is home to an astonishingly rich web of life, with many indigenous plant and animal species found nowhere else on Earth.

If engineers are going to improve the quality of life in the communities they serve, the field must reflect the diversity of those communities.

Arizona State University Mars scientists have been having a busy summer.

Students often cite studying abroad as the highlight of their academic career and a crucial moment in helping them gain a more nuanced view of the world.

In the world of competitive hacking, to be the best, you need to compete against the best.

The ongoing protests over racism in the United States have fueled conversations about the role of policing, including demands for officers to focus on “de-escalating” situations before they become

A 95-car, Union Pacific freight train derailed over Tempe Town Lake on Wednesday, July 29.

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has announced the following new appointments and expanded roles on its leadership team.

Using some cosmic detective work, a team of researchers has found evidence that tiny pieces of asteroids from the inner solar system may have crossed a gap to the outer solar system, a feat once th

Communities are often defined by the space they take up or the marks they make.

A U.S. Department of Energy award is empowering a new center at Arizona State University to create a more resilient and sustainable electricity grid with the use of next-generation materials. 

A large number of the valley networks scarring the surface of Mars were carved by water melting beneath glacial ice, not by free-flowing rivers as previously thought, according to

Even though it may sound as if studying abroad has no downsides, many students consider their options and, ultimately, count themselves out of studying abroad for one reason alone: the cost. 

For some students, going abroad for a full semester may not be realistic, with balancing a packed course load in the fall and spring semesters, working through the semester and other academic

Studying abroad may not seem like a feasible option for students trying to juggle graduating on time, extracurricular commitments and working through the semesters to pay for tuition, but tha

Cities generate the vibrant energy of society.

July

A majority of the world's population lives on low-lying lands near the sea, some of which are predicted to submerge by the end of the 21st century due to rising sea levels.

ASU Research Enterprise (ASURE) has been awarded a contract that could total as much as $42.4 million over the next five years to advance unmanned and robotic t

Mariana Bertoni and Jennifer Blain Christen have several accomplishments in common.

Classes this fall will only see half of their teacher’s face.

A key component of ambient direct air capture (DAC) systems that remove carbon dioxide from the air is the sorbent material that is used to first capture the carbon and then to release it.

An Arizona State University associate professor of criminology and criminal justice will use a $200,000 National Science Foundation grant to assess risks of COVID-19 infection among incarcerated pe

The Union Pacific Salt River Bridge, a technological marvel at the time it was built in 1912, has survived more than a century of floods and weather events on the Salt River, in an area now known a

Efforts to combat the novel coronavirus rely on broad adoption of a few behaviors: physical distancing, frequent hand washing, wearing face masks in public and staying home when ill.

As discussions of the coming digital revolution in accounting began in the late 2000s and early 2010s, accounting professionals and accreditors urged the American Accounting Association to update t

On July 30, an Atlas rocket fueled with kerosene and liquid oxygen roars off the Florida coast, hurled into deep space by 3.8 million newtons of thrust at full throttle and accelerating to more tha

President Donald Trump’s bid for a diplomatic win in Koso

Al Boggess is the recipient of the 2020 Gary Krahenbuhl Difference Maker Award.

Mere hours ahead of Arizona Gov.

Clyde Parker, a 44-year ASU Gammage employee who worked on the auditorium’s original crew, died July 10

A small Belize village has safe drinking water even though supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19 nearly rendered the island of 

In Arizona, some of the communities hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic have been the same communities whose plight often goes unnoticed — refugees, asylum-seekers, DACA recipients, mixed-statu

“The Friz” has stepped off the bus and is off on another adventure.

After Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in 2017, Anais Delilah Roque began having stomach problems.

When remote working became the norm for many during the coronavirus pandemic, few professions were as prepared for the change as space researchers.

As awareness of racial injustice has broadened this spring and summer, reading lists have been shared to help increase people's understanding of our nation's past and present — including one in Ari

Since late 2005, Christian Ziegler, an assistant professor in Arizona State University's School of Arts, Me

Arizona State University Regents Professor Gary Keller, a lifelong advocate for underrepresented students, died July 15 at the age of 77.

The TV hurricane report was wrong and Randy Cerveny knew it.

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our everyday routines and has left many industries unsure about the most effective way to move forward with their summer internship programs.

In the U.S., it’s “the enemy of the people.” In Mexico, it’s the “prensa fifi.” And “fake news” is a term of attack against media outlets that crosses the border — as does the problem of political

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.

It is the most discussed, debated and durable legal document in our nation’s history.

It's not hard to put a face on health care inequity.

In an effort to increase the safety of its patrons amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, ASU Gammage is transit

For years, violinist Seth Thorn, an instructor in Arizona State University's School of Arts, Media and Engineering, wanted to expand how traditional instruments were played, learned and used to per

High school sports were fun, but as far as Arizona State University alumnus Andrew Hanus is concerned, participating in track, wrestling and football did not make him an athletic titan.

COVID-19 forced all teaching in Arizona to go to an all-online format this past spring, including special education supports and services.

The killing of George Floyd by a police officer and the subsequent protests around the country have fueled a national introspection about law enforcement in America. 

New research from Arizona State University and Stanford University is augmenting meteorological studies that predict global warming trends and heat waves, adding human-originated factors into the e

The Emirates Mars Mission, the first interplanetary exploration undertaken by an Arab nation, is expected to lift off in July (exact launch

Arizona State University Regents Professor Carlos Vélez-Ibáñez was recently named the 2020 recipient of the

Angela M. Banks, the Charles J.

When asked to lend his name to the communication school at ASU in 1999, Hugh Downs admitted he was overwhelmed.

“I about fell over,” he said at an ASU event in 2013.

North Macedonia’s parliamentary elections on July 15 will be critical for the country’s European Union accession.

A pandemic is the perfect time to transform the role of faculty and to broaden their reach around the world, according the Arizona State University President Michael Crow.

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, the research computing centers at Arizona State University,

We all know that exercise benefits us physically, but ripped abs and a healthy heart aren’t the only advantages to hitting the gym.

Recent shortages of toilet paper and cleaning products around the United States prompted a deeper appreciation for how healthy supply chains work. 

The Institute for Humanities Research has launched a new event series titled “Adaptation, Resiliency and Care” to offer support to the ASU community during the coronavirus.

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the W. P.

Global average sea surface temperatures have risen at unprecedented rates for the past three decades, with far-reaching consequences for coral reefs.

Thanks to the help of citizen scientists, astronomers have confirmed the existence of two unusual brown dwarfs in the Milky Way that defy normal classification.

Music theorist Nicholas Shea will join the ASU School of Music as assistant professor of music theory beginning in August 2020.

Join the ASU Graduate College for a virtual town hall event for graduate students at 6 p.m.

In just three years’ time, the group of faculty behind the Law and Behavioral Science initiative took Arizona State University from relative obscurity in the

The Peace Corps and Arizona State University have signed a strategic agreement that will help Peace Corps volunteers in the field advance their humanitarian work by using an educational device inve

For years, Arizona State University has been recognized globally for its top-ranked academic programs, and 2020 is no different.

After Gov.

After the protests and the reading and the conversations about racism, how can people take action?

Scientists worldwide are working overtime to understand the myriad impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In an independent report published this week, an analysis from over 100 experts finds the benefits of protecting 30% of the planet outweigh the costs by a factor of at least 5:1.

Mi-Ai Parrish, the Sue Clark-Johnson Professor in Media Innovation and Leadership at the Cronkite School and former publisher of the Arizona Republic, is among three Arizona State University women

On June 30, 2020, over 1,700 professionals, from fields ranging from academic institutions to federal state and local government agencies, attended the unique and timely webinar "Becoming an Antira

After the gold rush of the 1850s, the Sierra Nevada foothills in California looked like giant moles had attacked. Thousands of mine shafts pocked the landscape.

You don’t have to be an experienced trailblazer to know that if you choose to hike in the heat, you better be hydrated.

As ASU students prepare to head back to campus for the fall 2020 semester, we break down the details of the new learning environment called ASU Sync and how it is different from both iCourses and A

Vanessa Ruiz, director of diversity initiatives at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, was named one of Phoenix Business Journal’s “40 Under 40”

As an established urban planner in Arizona, Ian Dowdy has built an expansive career that spans more than 15 years across the private, public and nonprofit sectors rooted in his ethos of service to

In a recent article by Arizona Health and Living Magazine, ASU professor Rick Miller shares that even during a global pandemic, one can learn to

The Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts welcomes Jamal Duncan as assistant professor of instrumental conducting beginning in August 2020.

Iuliia (Julia) Inozemtseva is the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Lecturer Award in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State

Marriage is for love, but new research by an Arizona State University professor finds proof that wedding bells also provide some protection against financial risk.

Our bodies are dependent on water for so many essential functions. And summer in Arizona means it's more important than ever to keep an eye on keeping hydrated with some high-quality H2O. 

Professor George Edward

Over the last few months, we’ve all had to adapt in many different aspects of our lives, facing questions we likely hadn’t had to consider before.

As the coronavirus continues to surge across the United States, there is little doubt that the pandemic has upended American life as we know it.

Moving your foot requires flexing the muscles in your calf, ankle and the

Hugh Downs frequently heard himself introduced as “a legend in broadcasting” — an accolade he was quick to wave away.

The year 2020 is no traditional year.

Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs has climbed to No. 2 in the U.S. and No.

2020 is the year food banks’ support became more critical than ever.

June

The solar system could be Arizona State University’s fifth campus.

For an older person with dementia, a rousing rendition of big-band music might stir some memories. And when that older person claps or sings along, the brain connection is even stronger.

David William Foster, who joined ASU 54 years ago and helped build the Spanish and Portuguese programs now housed in the School of International Letters and Cultures, died June 24 at age 79. 

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University has named Paul M

Editor’s note: This story is part of a series about the impacts of disinformation, how to guard against it and what researchers are doing to stop its spread. 

ASU Gammage’s July calendar is jam-packed with free virtual events for the community to take advantage of.

Apparently, lightning is more than just a flash. 

A day at the playground can be tempting on a bright sunny day, but in the Arizona heat, it can also be dangerous.

Having just launched in late January of this year, ASU’s

Does your neighborhood have a guaranteed water supply?

Is ocean desalination the future of drinking water?

When the COVID-19 pandemic first began to unfold, people’s lives were deeply impacted on many levels, and they continue to be.

Students at Arizona State University have access to dozens of programs that allow them to help people in the community, in Arizona, across the U.S. and around the world.

Engineering is a method of problem-solving that can help address a variety of challenges — even how students can safely and effectively return to school during the coronavirus pandemic.

For some children, screen time before bed translates to less sleep.

Human adaptation is a unique combination of maturing and learning slowly from childhood to adulthood, the development of complex production skills and the establishment of cooperative sociality. 

When the spread of COVID-19 shifted from a looming threat to a full-blown pandemic in March, the Center for Accelerating Operational Efficiency (CAOE) at Arizona

A team of astronomers has released the largest collection of sharp, detailed images of debris disks around young stars, showcasing the great variety of shapes and sizes of stellar systems during th

Everybody seems to comprehend the practical use of the term "systemic racism," but its real meaning can get lost in translation.

And no wonder.

There was no pandemic when National Handshake Day was conceived.

COVID-19 has exacerbated infrastructure vulnerabilities in Indian Country and has brought attention to myriad issues that advocacy hasn’t been able to, experts say.

When ASU at Lake Havasu Director Raymond Van der Riet leaves his post next month, his big shoes will be filled quickly and seam

Arizona State University Executive Vice President and Chief Research and Innovation Officer Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan has been named the 15th director of th

Researchers show disparities in COVID-19 response through access to water.

The Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics at Arizona State University was founded on the belief that ethical behavior can create better a

Dario Gurrola has spent thousands of dollars and several years of his life trying to realize his dream of becoming a full-time firefighter in California.

When you’re an astronaut, whom do you represent? Do you represent the citizens of the country whose flag is emblazoned on your suit?

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to widespread unemployment, remote working, school closures, business closures and overwhelmed health care systems.

Most of us find ourselves fully immersed in the digital age.

Explosive imagery from the George Floyd protests has evoked inevitable comparisons to the civil rights movements of the 1960s.

Amidst a global pandemic, the death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement have increased the awareness of issues surrounding police brutality and systemic racism in America.

College courses often push students to think about the world’s grand challenges, but they do not always address the need to communicate solutions effectively.

Tyler DesRoches, an assistant professor in the School of Sustainability and the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Ar

As the death toll from the coronavirus continues to rise, Americans in search of information are getting mixed messages from both the medical and political communities.

Juneteenth, a portmanteau of the words “June” and “nineteenth,” was born out of what was once referred to as the “peculiar institution” of the United States.

Survivor Link, a team of Arizona St

Last Saturday, about halfway through Part 1 of the ASU Center for the Study of Race and Democracy’s two-part Impact

Customer service is worse than ever and more people are enraged about it, according to a new Arizona State University survey.

Sharks are among the most threatened animals in the world, and more people than ever now want to help.

Researchers now have a better understanding of how the first people moved to and through the Caribbean.

Most Americans, today, might not recognize the name Agnes Smedley.

Alzheimer’s is a disease marked by many grim statistics.

Kyle Hoefer, an Arizona State University School of Arts, Media and Engineering alumnus, has landed a job at X, Google's

“We seem to have lost sight of the deeper drivers of an accelerating risk of infectious disease transmission to the world,” wrote Leah Gerber, p

Protective face masks are key to Arizona State University and other schools and organizations reopening because their use significantly decreases coronavirus spread.

Now through June 28, volunteers throughout the metro Phoenix region will be putting on masks and picking up trash as part of a nationwide

Oxygen first accumulated in the Earth’s atmosphere about 2.4 billion years ago, during the Great Oxidation Event.

The Virginia G.

Arizona State University's School of Social Transformation has established an undergraduate and a

The current protests over police killings and racial injustice has left many people with a hunger to learn more about inequality and to try to do better.

As Americans warily begin to reengage during the COVID-19 pandemic, parents are having to weigh the risks and benefits of returning their kids to team competition.

Before the threat of the novel coronavirus sent us all home to shelter in place this spring, limiting our face-to-face interactions to just a few members of our immediate household (if we were that

On the third Saturday of March, only a few days after Arizona State University directed its community to work remotely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, 

A team of researchers led by Arizona State University School of Earth and Space Exploration Professor

Ashley K.

Editor’s note: While this article attempts to shed light on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting members of the disabled community, it is by no means intended to be comprehen

A group of W. P.

This spring Dan Crawford completed the

Professor James Hodge has not had much spare time since COVID-19 spread globally.

He changed agricultural policy around the world, initiated several governmentwide projects for the well-being of self-employed farm family businesses and has spoken before legislative and executive

Evidence suggests the use of vaccines goes as far back as the year 1000, but the modern-day practice of widespread inoculation can be attributed to English physician Edward Jenner, whose smallpox v

Kristin Gilger, an author, journalism leader and senior associate dean of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has b

Discrimination knows no boundaries. Unfortunately, the fields of STEM are no exception. STEM fields have been plagued by structural and systemic forces that have been highlighted by recent events.

As anyone who has ever used a shovel knows, the only way to dig is by using force. A bulldozer, an earthmover, a spade — they all involve force.

Since 1974, the United Nations has encouraged environmental awareness and protection every June 5 on World Environment Day. 

COVID-19 has pushed higher education faculty everywhere to learn what it means to educate students at a distance.

Flaky, crispy, paper-thin bread. Primarily made from blue corn flour, juniper tree ash and water, piki is maize flatbread and a staple of traditional Hopi cuisine.

Three new views of the Martian moon Phobos have been captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey orbiter.

“Defund the police” has been a popular rallying cry at recent protests across the nation.

Look up the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on the 

What does “sustainability” mean? How can you incorporate sustainable practices into your daily life? Into your business? Into your classroom curriculum?

Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the summer 2020 issue of ASU Thrive magazine. 

Depression affected Marta’s lab research. She was so afraid to take risks it put a “short cap” on what she was able to do.

Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the summer 2020 issue of ASU Thrive magazine. 

Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the summer 2020 issue of ASU Thrive magazine. 

Arizona State University Assistant Professor Seth Pruitt recently added another Fama/DFA First Prize for the best paper published in the

Lekelia “Kiki” Jenkins has always loved nature.

Over the past 200 years, the population of the United States has grown more than 40-fold to an estimated 328 million, with 81% of the population living in an urban area.

The COVID-19 pandemic has set off a cascade of troubling shockwaves.

It's not a club that requires a monthly fee, a secret key or a password. All that’s required is a listening ear and a curious mind.

Last month, ESPN began airing the documentary series titled “The Last Dance

The year 2020 has proven to be one full of heartache, fear and anger. Social injustices that have existed in the U.S. for generations are now being thrown into sharp relief.

When Arizona State University Professor and Arizona Poet Laureate Alberto Ríos wrote his latest collection of poetry, he couldn’t have known that i

ASU experts on the economy, anxiety, tourism and more share their insights in a new video series on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting a variety of aspects of our lives.

A team of researchers, led by astrophysicist Sumner Starrfield of Arizona State University, has combined theory with both observations and laborator

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the way our workforce functions.

President Donald Trump has declared war on Twitter after the tech giant flagged his posts as being incendiary and misleading by placing

For years, physicists have pondered the existence of gravitons — microscopic particles believed to transmit the gravitational force.

What happens in the hippocampus even before people attempt to form memories impacts whether they remember.

May

Arizona State University history Professor Calvin J.

Arizona State University Associate Professor of food industry management Carola Grebitus has been elected to the 2021 leadership of the 

Whether or not you wear a face mask in public probably has a lot to do with your political affiliation.

It’s 2040. You are on the first team to settle on Mars. You live in a habitat that has been designed by the finest minds on Earth.

Early in the response to the pandemic, localities hard-hit by COVID-19 invited medical professionals working in more fortunate places to temporarily relocate and help treat afflicted patients.

The premature death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer caught on video May 25 raises questions as to how a call to investigate a person suspected of forgery can end up in

Two Arizona State University professors are now among a prestigious class of poets that have been selected by the Academy of American Poets for fellowships made possible by the Andrew W.

Arizona State University is kicking off its summer featuring a concert with multiplatinum singer, song writer and dancer Jason Derulo, live at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 4.

For the past few months, “vaccine” is a word that has been on everyone’s lips, dominating headlines the world over. But perhaps instead that word should be “diagnostics.”

In the National Jurist’s Spring 2020 issue of preLaw, ASU Law's home — the Beus Center for Law an

Want to know what a future with robots and artificial intelligence looks like? 

On April 29, the U.S.

Imagine you’re a dog. Your owner is trapped in a box and is crying out for help. Are you aware of his despair? If so, can you set him free? And what’s more, do you really want to?

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said that the only constant is change. It would stand to reason, then, that we’d be wise to prepare ourselves for it. Only, that’s now how life works.

It’s well believed that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to be immersed in a country alongside native speakers.

The National Center on Disability and Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University has launched a campaign to encourage news coverage of

The Arizona State University Sun Devil Marching Band, School of Music and Sun Devil Athletics banded together to create a virtual performance of the fight song to show support and build encourageme

An Arizona State University anthropologist and his colleagues are helping an indigenous group in Bolivia understand and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Every day in hospitals across the country, millions of patients depend on lifesaving blood donations to survive and thrive.

Diamond, a cutting material hard enough to get through almost anything, has long been cherished as a gemstone and a symbol of endurance.

There is no magic wand that can solve all of the world’s problems. But water might be the closest thing.

Arizona educators and concerned parents are eagerly anticipating direction from state officials on how and when K-12 schools should proceed as their communities continue opening up amid the coronav

Three ASU graduate students —

Although in-person award shows have been put on hold for the time being, that didn’t stop the sixth annual

As a new member of Herberger Institute Professor Daniel Bernard Roumain’s

Wendy Peia Oakes has been an assistant professor at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University since 2012.

Karen Anderson has found that reminding students of the big picture is key to their success.

In an effort to make COVID-19 diagnostic testing easier and more readily available to Arizonans, researchers at Arizona State University have developed the state’s first saliva-based test.

Standing shoulder-to-shoulder with medical researchers in the efforts to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, social scientists are taking the pulse of society and examining underlying c

When it comes to helping understand cancer, Athena Aktipis wants to get her point across — not just to other researchers, but to anyone who will listen.

Social animals — from primates to yellow-bellied marmots, dolphins and more — can help us better understand the role social interactions play in health and mortality, not just within their own spec

Sixteen Arizona State University architecture students were tapped to provide design work around one of the most important large-scale artworks in the world — Roden Crater, the

Genes are more than blueprints for building organisms. They are also vessels of memory.

Adaptability is a crucial skill for journalists, and students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication got a crash course this spring when Arizona State University pivoted

Sharon Crook is the recipient of the 2020 Charles Wexler Teaching Award, the highest honor a fac

African American communities are negatively affected by COVID-19 more than other ethnic minority groups because of enduring systemic racism and structural inequalities that exist in the United Stat

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many employees out of the office into their homes.

Two Arizona State University professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an organization that was formed in 1780 by John Adams, J

As Arizona State University’s largest and most diverse college, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers courses that nearly every ASU student takes at some point in their college jour

If you’ve ever spent a winter in Maine or Minnesota, you know you need special clothing — parkas, mittens, long johns — to survive.

How can viruses be destroyed? Are they alive?

Why do vaccines take a long time to make?

A new documentary series that examines an innovative farming technique — one that is now positively affecting food supplies during the coronavirus epidemic — has been released by the award-wi

ASU Kerr will present “Gather,” a live online storytelling event, at 6:30 p.m.

Arizona State University this week launched “Devils in the Details,” a Zoom-based conversation series with experts who are doing the work, the research and the collaboration that makes ASU the most

The Arizona State University-led team building NASA’s Lunar Polar Hydrogen Mapper, or “LunaH-Map” for short, reached a major milestone earlier this month by

At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, Arizona State University Instructor Charles G. Ripley was in Bogotá, Colombia.

Last year, Arizona became the first state to recognize other states’ occupational licenses for people moving in.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine announced today that Arizona State University Professor

Imagine two children, Lucas and Gabby. They are both 4 years old and come from bilingual households. Lucas’ parents read to him every night. They talk about the books they read together often.

When California’s shelter-in-place order was issued in March of this year, Los Angeles comedian Kristina Wong had grandiose plans of cleaning her house

From New York to Luxembourg, Namibia, Iceland and Bhutan, the novel coronavirus SARS CoV-2 has turned the modern world into a crisis zone.

Grasslands across the globe, which support the majority of the world’s grazing animals, have been transitioning to shrub lands in a process that scientists call “woody plant encroachment.”

After the terror attacks of 9/11, air travel took a major hit. People were terrified to fly. Tickets were heavily discounted. Planes flew half-empty.

Lauren Dickman was recently honored with the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, and graduated in May with her PhD in applied mathematics from the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences.

To make the grade and get the degree, every college student has some hills to climb that aren’t detailed in a syllabus.

Archaeological sites on the far southern shores of South Africa hold the world’s richest records for the behavioral and cultural origins of our species.

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable s

Each year, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University recognizes exceptional teaching that inspires intellectual curiosity and academic excellence with the Zebulon Pearce

Sarah Arrowsmith, a scientist and lab coordinator with the Arizona State University Biodesign Swette Center for Environmental Biotech

For the first time, Arizona State University's Department of Physics hosted its annual Spring Awards and Recognition Ceremony as a virtual event, bringing together students, faculty, staff and alum

Standard-of-care treatments — chemotherapy and radiation — remain at the forefront of cancer therapy, but in light of the high rate of recurrence and treatment failure still observed for most cance

Scott Goldner is a second-year JD student in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

Social distancing has radically changed how we interact as humans by removing one of the most important aspects of our lives: touch.

Every year Arizona State University Faculty Women’s Association recognizes exceptional mentors across the university with the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award.

Summer is here and as Arizona residents know, you really can cook an egg on the sidewalk.

Technology that enables a patient to connect to loved ones via video conferencing and an app that gives family members limited access to medical updates were the winning entries in ASU’s first all-

Parents often struggle to explain certain things to their children. There are topics that can be embarrassing, like sex, or tougher situations, like the death of a beloved pet or divorce.

Azmat Khan, an ASU Future of War Fellow with New America, has been named a winner of a prestigious

Arizona State University's T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics celebrates its spring 2020 graduates with a special video message. 

Arizona State University celebrated its newest graduates virtually on Monday, marking the most extraordinary graduation in the history of the institution.

Editor's note: As of May 11, America’s reopening has begun, just weeks after the coronavirus had the country on lockdown.

More than 100 faculty, staff, students and alumni from Arizona State University's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning

Siblings are no strangers to the occasional quarrel. But add the stressors of a quarantine and social distancing and you have a new recipe for confrontation.

David Pijawka is an expert in many things, but as many will attest, he is a master of one: An undeniable dedication to service for others. 

A globalized world requires global citizens, and Arizona State University's Center for Asian Research has been at the forefront of preparing students fo

Recent discoveries by two research teams in the Ira A.

Being diagnosed with cancer is always alarming and too often, grim. An ancient disease, cancer is still with us, though treatment options remain limited, painful and frequently unsuccessful.

An Arizona State University team is working to keep the state’s front-line nonprofit agencies connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hydrogen is an essential commodity with over 60 million tons produced globally every year.

People in midlife can be parents, grandparents, caregivers for aging parents and breadwinners — all at the same time.

Experts are warning that the coronavirus outbreak could devastate remote indigenous communities around the world.

ASU Kerr has unveiled “Beams,” a new live, online-only concert series offered at 7 p.m. on Thursdays via the venue’s Facebook Live feed.

COVID-19 doesn’t discriminate when selecting victims, but the pandemic is underscoring societal inequities when it comes to treatment and response, according to an Arizona State University professo

The logistical challenges of teaching a class inside a state prison are complicated enough during a typical semester, let alone one that includes a pandemic.

Gary Moore, an assistant professor in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences and the Biodesign Insti

Editor's note: In an effort to raise awareness about communication disorders in general, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has declared May 

Suren Jayasuriya, an Arizona State University professor jointly appointed with the School of A

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of outstand

Global manufacturing has entered a new era. Some people call it smart manufacturing or Industry 4.0.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Arizona State University professors Trevor Shelley and

Most people would consider 50 years a remarkably full career and an appropriate time to retire. Most people are not Alexandra Navrotsky.

Why do almost all kids use the names ‘Mom’ and ‘Dad’ for their parents?

The proliferation of advanced technology has created many obvious benefits. But it has also raised new questions about privacy, data collection and data monitoring.

“Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few,” said Winston Churchill in August 1940, a few months after becoming prime minister of the United Kingdom as World War II

One day last July, Ariane Middel and two other Arizona State University researchers headed west on Interstate 10.

As the coronavirus pandemic has swept across the U.S., in addition to tracking the number of COVID-19 daily cases, there is a worldwide scientific community engaged in tracking the SARS-CoV-2 virus

ASU’s costume shop may be closed, but its staff and students are still hard at work — making masks instead of costumes. 

The notion of the artist as a solitary being is not entirely inaccurate. Some degree of isolation is certainly necessary for any endeavor that requires deep contemplation and reflection.

Despite almost unfathomable numbers of job losses, experts at Arizona State University are predicting that economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic could be rapid.

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of outstand

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of outstand

In an effort to halt the spread of coronavirus, more countries are exploring the use of a wide range of technologies for the purpose of digital contact tracing, that is, leveraging personal d

With thousands of Google Scholar citations and dozens of nominations singing his praises, 37-year-old Assistant Professor of management and entrepreneurship

Arizona State University's May 11 commencement will celebrate many firsts and milestones: the university's first virtual ceremony because of the novel coronavirus, the first graduating cohort

Forecasting and tracking new cases of COVID-19, ensuring supplies and resources are positioned where and when they are most needed, and determining effective economic recovery plans is no easy feat

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of 

The joys of gardening: head in the sun, hands in the dirt, something living where nothing lived before, and finally the crunch and snap and taste of what you and nature have created together.

You could say Peter Lafford is a bit of a name-dropper.

Whether there is life elsewhere in the universe is a question people have pondered for millennia, and within the last few decades, great strides have been made in our search for signs of life outsi

Many people are staying at home as much as possible, avoiding mass gatherings and practicing social distancing. They haven’t shown any symptoms that would indicate they have COVID-19.

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April

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For the past month, as the COVID-19 pandemic sent most Arizona State University staff home to work, a telepresence robot nicknamed Scotty has been key to keeping the public television station

Kim Jong Un has not been seen in public for seve

Arizona State University Associate Professor Garth Paine has been awarded a patent for a device his research lab developed t

Hundreds of Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions students at Arizona State University recently discovered some unfamiliar numbers appearing on the screens of their ringing

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Arizona State University has long been a player in the realm of personalized digital education, with a current count of 175 fully online degree progr

Greg Asner, the director of the Arizona State University Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science, recently lent his exper

Social distancing is flattening the curve of coronavirus in Arizona, according to a team of Arizona State University experts, but they expect the disease to spread if restrictions are lifted.

“I learned early in my life that anything I set my mind to, I could do,” said Brenda Hogue, professor and researcher at Arizona State University

It was Marilyn Wurzburger’s attention to detail that landed her a job as a cataloguer at the Arizona State University Library in 1960, but it was her determination and the 4 o’clock hour that launc

One of the longest-running, most in-demand forecast events in the Phoenix metropolitan area, the annual Economic Outlook Luncheon will be offered exclusively online for the first time, presen

Regents Professor Peter Buseck is a pioneering researcher who continues to inspire, even after almost 60 years of service at Arizona State University.

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Professors, students and staff around the world are adapting to new learning environments for their classes, but what about educational experiences and activities beyond the classroom?

In his new book, "Environment," author and renowned scientist

People work to advance technology, often for the benefit of safety and security.

When Arizona State University issued its stay-at-home order to faculty, staff and students in March to address the spread of COVID-19, the College of Health Solutions

In November 2019 — and likely, even earlier — a tiny entity measuring just a few hundred billionths of a meter in diameter began to tear apart human society on a global scale.

President Donald Trump has masterfully used the rhetoric of the "deep state" to divide Congress and the public and to deflect attention away from himself, according to David Rohde, a two-time Pulit

Long before there was COVID-19, there was health care worker burnout. Dealing with the daily stresses that arise from taking care of people in the best of times is demanding enough.

COVID-19 may have jumped 

At its best, this is a time of “uncertain uncertainties” and “unknown unknowns,” said Sanjeev Khagram, director general and dean of the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

On April 24,1990, aboard the space shuttle Discovery, NASA launched and deployed the most significant advance in astronomy to that point, 

Arizona State University has added to its international reputation for innovation, being named a

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As stay-at-home orders swept the globe last month, an abundance of free resources quickly emerged, available for teachers moving to online learning, parents looking to educate their children at hom

An unfathomable amount of plastic has made its way into our oceans, but Charlie Rolsky believes we can make small changes in our lives t

Group jam sessions on balconies, banging pots and pans out open windows, drive-by parades, online gatherings on every platform imaginable — across the globe, people have found ways to show apprecia

Within weeks of arriving on the world stage, SARS-CoV-2 has managed to encircle the globe, leaving illness, mortality and economic devastation in its wake.

A treasure trove of information relevant to human and environmental health is hiding in an unexpected place.

Earlier this month, geographers from around the globe congregated online for the first-ever virtual American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting.

The Environmental Humanities Initiative of the Institute for Humanities Research at Arizona State University is collaborating with the University of Texas Humanit

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Humans willingly incur costs to punish selfishness in others, and our societies are likely more cooperative as a result.

In 2015, world leaders agreed to establish 17 objectives aimed at achieving a better world by 2030: among them, an end to poverty and hunger, clean water and energy, gender equality and decent work

Dance exists beyond the stage.

Experimental condensed matter physicists in the Department of Physics at the University of Oklahoma and an electrical engineering professor at Arizona State University have developed an approach to

In the 50 years since the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, the United States has moved from a focus on pollution to a broader awareness of how the ecosystem needs to be nurtured.

Doctors and health care workers in hard-hit areas of Michigan have been begging for assistance as they struggle to treat gravely ill patients.

Our planet is beautiful and resourceful, and we should do what we can to lessen our impact on our environment.

Carbon dioxide emissions likely will decrease in 2020 in the wake of COVID-19 and shelter-in-place orders.

ASU is taking measures to replace plastic straws with paper ones in all retail locations by Earth Day 2020. 

Christopher Stojanowski, a bioarchaeologist who uses the tools of skeletal biology to investigate human history, has been named director of Ariz

The American Council of Learned Societies awards fellowships to humanities and social science scholars each year, and this year A

ASU Kerr Cultural Center will present “Gather,” a new digital storytelling event, at 6:30 p.m.

Astrophysical observations have shown that Neptune-like water-rich exoplanets are common in our galaxy.

In a matter of months, COVID-19 changed the world.

“Take a risk: We can’t forget the future,” says Dr.

When something just works, that’s usually a good thing.

“Wake up and read!” was the theme of the first-ever National Library Week

Throughout the more than half century since he received his bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, Geoffrey Gonsher dedicated his lif

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Arizona State University has responded to the coronavirus crisis by ramping up a massive initiative to design, produce and distribute critically needed personal protective equipment and other medic

In college, Kelsey Lucca became obsessed with how animals think. Now, she spends her days working to understand how people think. 

Ariane Middel is from a small village in western Germany where the weather is generally cold and rainy.

A lot of people know that ants live in the ground, build ant hills and lay down invisible chemical trails. Temnothorax rugatulus does none of that.

The Arizona State University character-driven leadership program based in Washington, D.C., has found a new chieftain.

In a relatively short time, much has been written about the global cultural response to the COVID-19

On Monday, May 11, the Arizona State University community will join together online to celebrate this semester's graduates in a virtual ceremo

Callout culture is a sticky business.

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In light of the new digital world society has been thrust into, ASU Gammage continues to focus on creating online content to help families cope.

Ready for some good news for a change?

We thought so.

In the spirit of physical distancing and in honor of the concert halls around the world that have fallen silent, the ASU Wind Bands in Arizona State U

In the nearly 200 years since his death, Thomas Jefferson has been remembered in many ways by many people, and not without controversy.

As cases of COVID-19 rise in Arizona, it’s essential to take a closer look at the current hospital resources that are available in our state.

Who wrote Malcolm X’s autobiography? The obvious answer is Malcolm X.

But, according to Keith Miller, it’s not that simple.

The U.S. population is getting older, and advancements in technology are helping people live longer and fuller lives.

If you’ve spent time in national parks or state recreational areas, you’ve likely seen warnings about the spread of invasive species.

Artist and Arizona State University Associate Professor Liz Cohen has been named a 2020 Guggenhe

Pardis Mahdavi has made the "D" list.

Humans need interaction, but the COVID-19 pandemic is asking people to step away from each other at a crucial time.

Stunning change has swept across the globe in 2020, rewriting the language of everyday conversation.

Crisis has a way of bringing out the best and worst in people.

Leonardo da Vinci called water “the driving force of all nature.” Indeed, it is common knowledge that it is an essential, life-sustaining element.

It’s a beautiful day at the ancient city of Teotihuacan. The Avenue of the Dead isn’t too crowded, you see from where you stand on top of the Pyramid of the Moon.

The effects of climate change are so complex that putting a price tag on any part of it is difficult.

Whatever changes to life, social norms and civil and economic liberty that COVID-19 ultimately leaves in its wake, there's one potential outcome that many would like to see: the end of 

There are so many factors that contribute to living a healthy lifestyle — adequate physical activity, proper nutrition, a sense of mental well-being — that it can be hard enough to check off all th

Hydrogen peroxide is commonly known as a household disinfectant for minor

Professor Kenneth Michael Goul, a passionate educator to thousands, visionary researcher, mentor to many and friend to all, died of cancer on March 19 at the age of 64.

In this time of social distancing, people are finding new ways to stay busy without common forms of entertainment such as shopping malls, movie theaters or gyms.

Last April, Arizona became the first state in the nation to enact universal licensing recog

Are the social and interpersonal problems associated with opioid addiction reversible?

As the global coronavirus pandemic stretches on, roughly half the world is now under some form of lockdown to slow the spread of the virus.

For 30 years, the Arizona State University Graduate College has honored faculty members for their exemplary service and commitment to graduate education through recognition at its 

COVID-19 is not the end of the world, and that’s what we should be telling our children, said two Arizona State University lecturers with the T.

A new word will have to be coined to describe Zhihao Chen. Is he a farmer if there’s no farm?

Hope isn’t a word that’s getting tossed around much these days.

The Arizona State University-led NASA Psyche mission, which is planned to launch in 2022, will travel to an asteroid named Psyche, orbiting the sun between Mar

Arizona’s efforts to combat the novel coronavirus can be viewed as a structure assembled in stages.

No one could have predicted that one year after the exceptionally gener

Researchers at Arizona State University are harnessing the power of technology to track and predict trends in everything from disaster response to epidemic outbreaks in real time, using data collec

The shutdown of sports across the globe may be a good opportunity for a “reset” when the world restarts after the COVID-19 pandemic, according to several international sports experts.

Service to others is an important part of any society — a need made even more crucial in a time of national and global crisis.

News that Stephen Albert Johnston’s published approach to cancer prevention is one of 2019’s most downloaded papers in cancer research is testam

Gathered around a conference table on a recent February morning in Phoenix are a team of hepatologists — experts on liver function, disease and abnormalities.

An international team including ASU researcher Gary Schwartz, has unearthed the earliest known skull of Homo erectus, the first of our

At a time of uncertainty, and at least a month more of social distancing, families are looking for ways to stay busy and entertained by revamping every day activities through digital platforms.

In one month, Arizona State University researcher Michael Bernstein went from a trip spanning the globe from Norway and Denmark to the Netherlands, Germany, and Japan to self-imposed quarantine in

Arizona State University's spring 2020 commencement and convocation ceremonies will have many of the familiar feelings as past commencements: Graduates will hear their name called; relatives will s

For Leena Tohaibeche, an undergraduate student in the College of Health Solutions, ASU’s move to online modalities has meant attending class and working from home — alongside four siblings.

As teaching has moved even more aggressively into the digital age amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic, the need to keep students engaged and connected is critical.

Scientists have long been able to measure and analyze the fossil skulls of our ancient ancestors to estimate brain volume and growth.

It takes only a few words for Ram Pendyala to express the purpose of the School of Sustainabl

March

Coming back from spring break, students in the Ira A.

The National Science Foundation grants the Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award to early-career faculty members who have the potential

For advice during the present COVID-19 crisis, we need look no further than Shakespeare: “Have patience and endure.”

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The bead of an idea hit Cody Friesen as a teenager hiking mountain trails in Arizona’s sunbaked Sonoran Desert.

In the last four years, Lennon Audrain has earned an associate degree in elementary education from Rio Salado College, a bachelor’s degree in classics (concentrating in Latin) from

Laboratory classes are a vital part of any science program.

No stranger to resistance, Regents Professor Aditi Chattopadhyay has forged her own path in aerospace engineering to design resilient materials c

A $2 million donation in emergency grants from the Virginia G.

“Who cares if I fold up at my desk 
a heap of angry sorrow. Not any candidate
no ambassador. Sign a petition? Email some senators?
I make nothing happen.”

Arizona State University has to date earned 15 National Science Foundation early faculty career awards for 2020. The awards total $9.5 million in funding for ASU researchers over five years.

Arizona State University English lecturer Rosemarie Dombrowski is on a mission to make poetry part of the vernacular in Phoenix.

These are most precarious times.

COVID-19 has turned our lives upside down. Almost everything we know has changed in a matter of weeks, including how we interact with others.

How are you sleeping these days? If the answer is “not great” — you’re not alone.

Although uncertainty abounds today, there is at least one thing you can count on: this fall 2020, edifying and mind-bending courses will be available to you from the Arizona State University Depart

Every year, Lee McPheters describes the pulse of the economy — which has shown a steady uptick over the past several years for Arizona.

On a recent Friday morning, nearly 30 Arizona State University School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning faculty, staff and students

For decades, the United States has attempted to wean itself from fossil fuels but with limited success.

The demand for doctors and nurses has been growing for years, but it’s never been more urgent since the sudden arrival of the COVID-19 virus in the U.S.

We get it. You want to be informed, but you’ve been in the house for days on end with nothing but coronavirus updates in all of your feeds and headlines. But now, you just need a break.

The Heising-Simons Foundation has announced that Arizona State University School of Earth and Space Exploration and Center

Homeland Security Today has awarded Ajit Maan, professor of practice in Arizona State University's School of Politics and Global Studies,

When Rafael Rangel Sostmann, a special adviser to ASU President Michael M.

One of the many consequences of tropical deforestation includes forest fragmentation, a process that involves dividing forests into smaller and smaller pieces, creating new borders between habitats

The word came at 4:28 p.m. on a Wednesday in the middle of spring break: All classes at Arizona State University would be taught remotely in response to the outbreak of the coronavirus.

The COVID-19 pandemic has everyone operating at more than arms length these days, but a new Arizona State University-sponsored webinar series is offering a twist on the social hour.

For the first time, Arizona State University’s Social Embeddedness Network Conference was hosted virtually, via Zoom on March 24, due to social distancing recommendations because of the COVID-19 pa

Just as a neurologist looks to a patient’s neural network for guidance in addressing neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s, researchers in the artificial intelli

As the country adjusts to new work- and learn-from-home routines and increasingly practices social distancing, the Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience at Arizona State University is f

What started out as an extracurricular activity has turned into the grease that keeps a community's wheels moving smoothly.

Hayden Library, which reopened in January after a $90 million renovation, was scheduled to have its grand

There has been a significant drop in automobile use both across Arizona and throughout the country in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Arizona State University Professor Rebecca White recently co-authored a study on the negative impact of recent immigration policy changes on Lat

From ancient cave paintings depicting epic hunts to modern-day Instagram posts boasting avocado toast brunches, it’s a natural human inclination to document our lives — one that becomes even strong

Americans are often stressed out by work. And given the current global pandemic and social distancing guidelines, workers might feel added pressure in the days or weeks to come.

Police officers’ use of excessive force — as well as the resulting legal outcomes — have shaken communities across the United States.

The Utah Legislature just passed 

It ain’t any easier being green.

The Network for Computational Modeling in Social and Ecological Sciences (CoMSES Net), which acts as an international clearinghouse for computer models and a place where modelers can share their wo

It’s fitting in the 21st century that one can visit several time zones without leaving the comfort of one’s living room/recording studio to discuss an 18th-century author.

Editor's note: To stave off the stay-at-home blues, Devoney Looser is also participating with other scholars and Janeites (including ASU alumna Amanda Prahl) in VirtualJaneCon, a free, on

For researchers investigating Alzheimer’s disease, a devastating neurodegenerative illness afflicting close to 6 million Americans, it is the best and worst of times.

Late at night, a lone scientist in the lab smacks their forehead and — voila! — an amazing solution to a problem coalesces, right?

It’s time to stand and be counted. The United States census, the universal event every American has participated in since 1790, is upon us.

The American economy lost between $57 and 109 billion in 2016 from c

At Cronkite News, there are no daily TV broadcasts because of the response to COVID-19, but that didn’t stop students from reporting the news.

Showy peacock feathers, extravagant elk antlers and powerful crayfish claws are just a few examples of the ostentatious animal extremes used to compete for and attract mates, a process called sexua

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is now ranked No. 24 by the U.S. News & World Report best law school rankings, the highest placement in ASU Law’s history.

Already considered a global epidemic, human obesity continues to be on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 40% of the U.S. population is considered obese.

Latino voters have long been thought of as a "sleeping giant" that could have significant impact in Arizona and national elections.

Their time may be now.

Hydrocephalus is among the neurological disorders for which modern medical science remains stymied in the search for a cure.

Her breathing is shallow and sporadic, her stomach is doing somersaults and her jaw is locked. She is having a heart attack.

But according to medical standards, she isn’t.

Arizona State University’s graduate schools continue to hold high positions in the latest U.S. News and World Report annual rankings.

Climate change, alternative energy, autonomous vehicles and high-tech construction systems are changing the way the built environment — the man-made infrastructure in which we live and work — is be

On March 3, the Graduate College hosted its annual 

Millions worldwide will gather on April 22 to celebrate Earth Day’s 50th anniversary with rallies, conferences, outdoor activities and service projects.

Women have had the right to vote in the United States since the 19th Amendment was ratified in August 1920. But the U.S.

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication will soon say farewell to its longest-serving faculty member, John Craft, who has

Arizona State University Professor Alexandra Navrotsky will be honored with the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2020 Jan Czochralsk

Can you eat with your ears? And how do we create food security for plants?

The first Earth Day in 1970 was catalyzed at college campuses.

Arizona entrepreneurs who are enthusiastic about bringing a new technology to market face many obstacles, but many agree the biggest determinant to developing their vision is funding. 

Pat Gober became a water researcher by accident. 

Arizona State University has much to celebrate in our nation’s capital, especially since opening the Barbara Barrett & Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Cen

Editor's Note: This is the first of a three-part series on ASU’s new universitywide NSF-GRFP tracking and advising initiative — GRFP@ASU.

"Making Sweet Tea" is a documentary film that chronicles the journey of Southern-born, black gay researcher and performer E.

The future’s getting brighter for solar power.

There’s a lot of things that Sonya Forte Duhé will miss about her home state of Louisiana: Mardi Gras, muffulettas and the cuisine of the Crescent City.

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is welcoming back author and law Professor Jack Goldsmith for a discussion about his latest boo

“Two possibilities exist. Either we are alone in the universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” — Arthur C. Clarke

Physical therapy is an important part of healing and recovery for children experiencing mobility impairments, but it can be distracting, difficult and dull.

President Donald Trump has three strikes against him when it comes to dealing with foreign and national security issues, according to one of America’s preeminent national security experts.

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) recently announced that a new accolade, Fellow of the AAS

To help students get an authentic feel for their subject matter, some teachers will abandon the lecture hall in favor of a real-world learning environment that exists under actual game conditions.

Worldwide, more girls than ever before are participating in organized sport.

Tularemia is a rare but often lethal disease.

Currently, nearly a third of the food produced in the United States never makes it to the grocery aisle — creating a huge waste problem.

What does the behavior of ground squirrels tell us about how people act in different societies? 

Arizona State University's NASA-funded

The Design School in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will host a traveling exhibition curated by ArchiteXX, a nonprofit working toward gender equity in

Nobody is immune to stress, and chronic stress can have serious physical and mental consequences.

A slew of recent headlines have reported historically low birth rates in the U.S., with the reason being attributed to everything f

What is the Earth made of? What kind of meteorites accreted together to form Earth?

Christina Jewett has tailed a Russian mobster, discovered a secret government database kept by the Federal Drug Administration and exposed corrupt doctors and corporations.

Lauren Hayes, assistant professor in the School of Arts, Media and Engineering in Arizona State Univ

In a world ripe with examples of modern construction, Christian Hoover believes the best learning environment for his concrete design and struc

Determining custody arrangements after divorce can be one of the most important decisions made about a child.

Kicking off Women’s History Month this year is the 107th anniversary of the first large political march in Washington, D.C., the Woman Suffrage Procession of 1913, which took place March 3.

February

Each day, 130 Americans die from opioid or prescription drug abuse.

Making Waves, a team of Luke Air Force Base airmen and Arizona State University engineering researchers, has tied for first place in an annual Ai

Nanotechnology is a hot topic in the engineering world.

A typo appearing in the draft of a novel is no great calamity. Nature, however, is often less forgiving of errors.

Summer monsoon rains have finally come to the Sonoran Desert.

Breanna Gonzalez was 11 years old when she decided to one day join the Peace Corps.

Electric power systems provide power for 90% of all homes, businesses and public facilities in the United States.

When a hurricane is bearing down on the Florida coast, any one of countless well-established models can forecast the projected path of the storm.

In Pondoland, on the east coast of South Africa, Erich Fisher, an Institute of Human Origins research scient

In the 15 years since Arizona State University’s School of Community Resources and Development was created, it has blossomed from its origins as a recreati

The Global Airborne Observatory, formerly the Carnegie Airborne Observatory, has a new home at Arizona State University’s Center for Global Discovery and Conser

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, Americans toss out approximately 25% of the food we buy.

Rainy skies couldn't dampen the spirits of those who braved the weather to attend ASU's Open Door on the Tempe campus Saturday. 

Richard Herrera’s interest in politics started at a young age when his school did a mock debate during the Nixon and McGovern presidential electi

The North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference will be held at the Arizona State University School of Music on March 6-9.

Christopher Creviston, associate professor in Arizona State University's School of Music and internationally renowned saxophonist, will perform

April Ryan is a veteran White House correspondent and CNN political correspondent who has reported on national urban issues since President Bill Clinton’s tenure.

Arizona State University and Creighton University have announced a new partnership that will give ASU students more options to pursue degrees in the health sciences, contributing to the growing nee

The MacArthur Foundation on Wednesday announced that two Arizona State University projects are among the highest-scoring proposals, designated as the Top 100, in its 100&Change competition for

Sara Brownell, an associate professor of undergraduate biology in Arizona State University's School of Life Sci

For Taylor Notah, a trip to the Arizona State University archives brought the past immediately into the present.

The National Academy of Inventors has named Arizona State University professors Neal Woodbury and

Ashley Heida spent last summer coordinating the efforts of 20 biomedical engineering students deployed to repair medical equipment in hospitals across northern Tanzania in East Africa.

Christina Birkel, an inorganic chemist and assistant professor in the School of Molecular Sciences at Arizon

An art exhibition at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art allows patrons to not only view paintings but also hear how those paintings might sound. 

At the world’s largest general scientific meeting, Arizona State University researchers, faculty, staff and students gathered with colleagues to tackle some of society’s grand challenges as part of

The ASU Alumni Association Founders’ Day awards program honors the pioneering spirit of the institution’s founders and celebrates the innova

In thousands of cases each year in courtrooms across the U.S.

The Cuatro Ciénegas Basin, in the Chihuahuan Desert in Mexico, was once a shallow sea that became isolated from the Gulf of Mexico around 43 million years ago.

Complete black. Then, out of the darkness, from underneath a pile of dirt in the center of the room, emerges Fargo Tbakhi, into the light, for all to see.

Arizona municipalities and cities across America are dropping popular recy

Innovation emerging from research labs makes for intriguing headlines. But sometimes it is the lab itself that is being innovated.

With 5 trillion pieces of plastic in the oceans, the dynamics of marine environments are shifting in ways that are yet to be discovered.

In preparation for its annual meeting, the American Association of Geographers, a global network of leading researchers, educators and practitioners in geography, recognized a select group of indiv

Artistic expression has always been a catalyst for discussion in society.

Just as a cotton gin separates cotton fibers from seeds, separation methods for complex biological samples are often required to ferret out targets of interest for researchers and physicians.

On the occasion of the 2020 International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Fondation L’Oréal and UNESCO revealed the

Like other thinkers throughout history, American astronomer and astrophysicist Carl Sagan said in order to understand the present, one must know the past.

Nadia Murad, the human rights advocate who exposed ISIS’s ethnic cleansing of the Yazidi minority community in northern Iraq five years ago, said Saturday that justice can be a tool for accountabil

Professor Patty Ferguson-Bohnee, faculty director of the Indian Legal Program at the

This article was written by Peter Schlosser, director of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Insti

First they devastated Somalia. Then Ethiopia. Now they’re ravaging most of East Africa, and there’s no sign of them stopping anytime soon.

When the idea of “sustainability” as a practice was established and defined in 1987 by the World Commission on Environment and Development in what is now widely known as the Brundtland Report, the