Faculty Achievements

January

Can participating in sports keep a young man out of trouble?

In May 2020, Arizona State University reached a major milestone when it enrolled approximately 3,500 American Indian students.

A new report from Arizona State University has found that among homeless young adults who were surveyed, about 40% had experienced exploitation – sex trafficking or labor trafficking.

Life is stressful, and chronic stress can have serious physical and mental consequences.

The field of microelectronics plays a macro-sized role in our lives.

Javid Qaem’s career path has taken him near and far, not merely geographically, but in the many ways that he has served.

Routines have a lot of benefits. They can provide stability and help us make progress toward our goals.

The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

This spring, Arizona State University theater students will have the opportunity to work with professional directors on two major theater productions.

Last year, the Cox Connected Environments Collaboratory began working with ASU to help the university further its sustainability goal

This fall marks Francisco Pedraza’s first semester at Arizona State University.

The first two of five Watts Endowed Professors, funded from the 2018 Watts family gift to the college, have been named by the Watts College of Public Servic

Most galaxies, including our own, grow by accumulating new material and turning them into stars — that much is known.

English and most other human languages apply a feature known as negation.

While sorting through photos in the J. Eugene Grigsby Jr.

The dramatic upheaval Géza Kmetty endured in his early years makes his life and career trajectories, professional achievements and contributions to engineering and higher education genuinely remark

Engineering students at The Polytechnic School, one of the seven Ira A.

The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare‘s selection of a professor as one of its fellows represents a major distinction for that professor’s

Kimberly Scott has been named to a new role focused on increasing diversity, equity and inclusion opportunities in philanthropy, and expanding faculty involvement in philanthropy.

About 2.4 billion years ago, Earth’s atmosphere underwent what is called the Great Oxidation Event (GOE). Prior to the GOE, early Earth had far less molecular oxygen that we have today.

Known by many as the “Jon Stewart of the Arab World,” Bassem Youssef is set to perform his satire c

When mass protests erupted in Kazakhstan last week, and the country’s largest

Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the winter 2022 issue of ASU Thrive magazine.

For generations, every Arizona schoolchild learned that the state’s economy is based on the five Cs: cattle, cotton, copper, climate and citrus.

Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the winter 2022 issue of ASU Thrive magazine.

Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the winter 2022 issue of ASU Thrive magazine.

New Year’s is often a reset for people. It’s a chance to make resolutions or set intentions and goals for the days, weeks and months ahead.

Sun Devil Dining at Arizona State University is making it easier for students and the campus community to choose climate-friendly foods through the launch of Cool Food Meals this January.

Two Arizona State University dance alumni were recently published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Dance Education in Practice.

What do we mean when we use the term “systemic racism," and how does it differ from individual prejudice and legal discrimination?

The renowned St.

Chelsea Pace is using her expertise in staging sex to create safer spaces for actors.

A new year is traditionally a time for looking forward, but in the midst of a relentless pandemic, growing climate crisis and rising political divisiveness, it can be exhausting to stay hopeful abo

When crossing the street at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus, you may have noticed blue light poles placed along the sidewalks.

ASU scientists and engineers building the Europa Thermal Emission Imaging System (E-THEMIS) for NASA’s 

Have you ever thought about the amount of single-use plastic cutlery disposed of daily on the ASU Tempe campus? How about in a semester? Or a year?

Solutions journalism has become a popular form of storytelling in recent years, and Arizona State University's News Co/Lab will apply its use in a

For some people who indulged over winter break, January might be a time of dieting.

But which kind of diet? Banning all treats or allowing some “cheats?”

“Do we belong together?” This question can lead to passionate discussions about the status of romantic relationships. 

Sidney Poitier, a Hollywood icon who broke racial barriers in his roles and as the first Black man to win the best actor Oscar, left a legacy that will live on through film school students at Arizo

Shakira Hobbs had an idea as an engineering graduate student in 2014, and she transformed it into a globally impactful nonprofit only five years later.

Michael Sauer has a passion for biochemistry and computational mathematical sciences.

“Undoing Time: Art and Histories of Incarceration,” the social justice exhibition at the

COVID-19 has gutted businesses large and small, and damaged the psyche of the American workforce.

Ten thousand years ago, the Sahara was green. Lakes, grasslands and trees covered what is now the world’s largest hot desert.

It can be argued that activists often don't have time to adequately process what they've experienced and learned before considering their next steps.

The holidays are often a time when greeting cards and emails arrive from friends and family near and far.

Despite a year of unparalleled challenges, including a pandemic, travel restrictions and redirected funding, Arizona State University continues to grow its research enterprise and advance new disco

Arizona State University alumnus, staff member and community leader 

An influential professor at Arizona State University since 1997, Neal Lester has been select