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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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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”

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. 

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.

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

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.

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.


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.

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

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

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. 

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

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

Ashley K.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

Lekelia “Kiki” Jenkins has always loved nature.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.


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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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?

On April 29, the U.S.

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

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

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.”

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.

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.

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

How can viruses be destroyed? Are they alive?

Why do vaccines take a long time to make?

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.”

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

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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.

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

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

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

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.

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-

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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.

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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

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

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

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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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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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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Callout culture is a sticky business.

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

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

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

Ready for some good news for a change?

We thought so.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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 

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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


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.”

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.

Editor's note: This piece was written by May Busch, senior adviser and executive in residence in ASU’s Office of the President. She is also a professor of practice in the W.

“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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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. 

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

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

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

The Utah Legislature just passed 

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

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.

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

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.

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 ain’t any easier being green.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

On March 3, the Graduate College hosted its annual 

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

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

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

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. 

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.


Nanotechnology is a hot topic in the engineering world.

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

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

Summer monsoon rains have finally come to the Sonoran Desert.

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

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

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

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

One of the most audacious initiatives since the creation of the first university more than 1,000 years ago began in the Yucatan jungle in 2004.

When Nancy Grimm walked through the woods as a child, she wondered how it all fit together and worked: the rain, the soil, the plants, the chemistry. She saw it was a system. But how?

Every relationship goes through its ups and downs, its twists and turns.

Love finds us all at different times and takes us to different places — just ask these Sun Devil faculty and alumni.

Whimsy, comedy and a powerful message about the importance of understanding emotion are at the core of “The Snow,” an upcoming School of Film, D

Amanda Athey, former director of the Graduate School at the University of New Orleans, joined the Graduate College at Arizona State University

Stephanie Gil, an assistant professor in the Ira A.

It’s 2020 and self-care is all the rage.

This Valentine’s Day, Arizona State University’s Athena Aktipis wants you to think about how love can turn you into a zombie.

It was a soul-sucking job at a bank that helped to set Blake Ashforth on the path to a distinguished career as a researcher at Arizona State University, where he studies the psychology of work.

Arizona State University's Interplanetary Initiative will celebrate the grand opening event of its new lab Feb.

Her office bookcases were half empty, with dozens of volumes already in boxes on a table in her soon-to-be former office, as Cassia Spo

Arizona State University is again one of the top 20 universities that produced students and faculty members who won the prestigious Fulbright award, according to

Arizona State University is on track to eliminate all greenhouse gas emissions from building and waste-related sources by 2025.

Arizona State University alumnus Dan Shilling was the executive director of Arizona Humanities for nearly 20 years and has since gone on to teach three National Endowment for the Humanities s

Vijay Vittal was inspired to go into power grid engineering during his undergrad days at the B.M.S. College of Engineering in Bengaluru, India.

There’s just something about a good, old-fashioned family drama that never fails to captivate an audience.

In an age of intensified public debate about the role of police officers, more law enforcement agencies rely on evidence-based policing to help officers perform their duties.

At the beginning of his classes, Arizona State University law Professor Myles Lynk would share the poem “Ithaca” by Constantine Cavafy, re

The Law and Society Association recently introduced Arizona State University Professor Rebecca Sandefur as editor of their flagship publication

Like many great collaborations, the one behind the 2016 photographic essay “Jewish Treasures of the Caribbea

Digital culture graduate Andre Maestas landed her dream job as a software test engineer at Unity Technologies, a video game software development company.

Black speculative fiction can trace its roots to the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s, but it's currently experiencing a big resurgence thanks to the twin successes of the movies “Black Panther” and

Arizona State University’s School of Music welcomed composer Laura Kaminsky, librettist and film producer Kimberly Reed, visual artist Rebecca Allan and internationally acclaimed pianist Ursula Opp

Arizona State University’s Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes (CSPO), a research unit of the Institute for the Future of I

In July 1945, as the end of WWII approached, an electrical engineer named Vannevar Bush, who had overseen government research during the war, put forth a report at the request of then-President Fra

Protein separation, purification and concentration play a huge role in understanding and treating many serious diseases as well as the development of biological tools, including biosensors.

It may not always seem so, but scientists are convinced that humans are unusually cooperative.

As the largest college at Arizona State University, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to more than 25,000 students.

There's something weird going on inside the plants and animals that call the Baja California peninsula home.


We live in a data-driven world. Thanks to the ever-connected climate made possible by the internet and mobile personal devices, we are both creators and insatiable consumers of information.

Migrant women and girls who experienced violent crime are more likely than nonvictims to have health problems and face barriers to vital health care here in Arizona,

The Faculty Women of Color Caucus at Arizona State University is pleased to welcome Menah Pratt-Clarke, a leader in institutional transformation in hig

During the past decade, the gene editing tool CRISPR has transformed biology and opened up hopeful avenues to correct deadly inherited diseases.

Arizona State University students keep trying new ways to live up to the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions’ slogan #BeTheSolution.

This semester a group of art students and a group of film students in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will get the chance to learn from film and televis

More than 3,100 people in Arizona died from firearms from 2015 to 2017 and 71% of those deaths were suicides, according to a

Arizona State University School of Arts, Media and Engineering assistant professors Suren Jayasuriya and Robert LiKamWa have been awarded the

For Michael Kozicki, a prolific engineering career doesn’t just mean spending time in the lab.

The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) has just announced the selection of two scholars as the 2019 recipients of fellow status.

For 32 years, the Graduate College has asked Arizona State University graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to nominate their mentors for what has become a prestigious and time-honored a

Juan Carrillo and Jason Méndez came from opposite sides of the country, taught at rival colleges, cheered for clashing NBA teams and even liste

The Islamic Republic of Iran is a pressure cooker of politics, poverty, theocracy and paramilitary force.

The Graduate College is accepting applications for the 2020-21 Faculty Fellows Program.

The design of sophisticated new materials is undergoing brisk technological advancement.

With six major active-duty military installations, the most innovative university in the nation and branches of companies like Boeing, Raytheon and General Dynamics calling the state home, Arizona

Many prominent American writers of the last 50 years — including Alice Walker, Spalding Gray, Maxine Hong Kingston, Louise Erdrich, Tobias Wolff and Sandra Cisneros — have one noticeable career mil

If Arizona State University’s Michael Edwards had a slogan for his research, it would be a statement made popular by the British statistician

Gen. James N. Mattis has been named the 2020 John J. Rhodes Chair in Public Policy and American Institutions at Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University.

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University created its Academy for Justice in 2016 to help improve the cr

Arizona State University School of Art faculty members Daniel Mayer and John Risseeuw, profes

Looking to give your research a boost?

The energy at Arizona State University's Katzin Concert Hall on Thursday night was mostly celebratory, sometimes solemn and decidedly female.

One university, multiple locations and a plethora of research projects, but what exactly is happening in the classrooms and labs at Arizona State University?

On Jan.

Three women, three countries and hundreds of letters spanning five decades.

Natural gas pipeline infrastructure in the United States is aging, trigge

Legal issues surrounding science and technology are increasing exponentially alongside the pace of innovation.

When Arizona State University started the spring semester earlier this month, it took a big step toward making digital course content more accessible to all students.

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication today announced it has received a grant from Facebook to help improve digital media literacy among adults ahea

In Aristotle’s groundbreaking critical theory composition “Poetics,” comedy is one of several forms of literature.

Two of the nation’s most respected scholars of race and politics visited Arizona State University’s Tempe campus Wednesday to participate in the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership’

Scientific progress is impossible without materials: understanding them, manipulating them and finding efficient uses for them in modern industrialized society.

Three women, three countries and hundreds of letters spanning five decades.

At age 4, Michael Varnum sat on his front porch wondering why he liked his best friend and chocolate ice cream.

The National Academy of Sciences has announced that Arizona State University School of Earth and Space Exploration Profes

A new coronavirus that emerged last month in China and has claimed the lives of 17 people and infected approximately 540 others has the country on high alert.

While the spacecraft and instruments of the NASA Psyche Mission are being designed and built in preparation for launch to the Psyche asteroid in 2022, the miss

The ASU Foundation has been awarded a three-year, $937,000 grant from the Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation in support of 35 scholarships for students who are considered “Dreamers.”

In an article, Ross Emmett, director of the Center for the Study of Economic Liberty and professor of political economy in the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona S

From working to save Hawaiian coral reefs during the 2019 Pacific Ocean warming event to empowering hundreds of students and researchers with data from the largest constellation of satellites curre

Tamale season is that time just before Christmas when friends and relatives come together to partake in the time-honored tradition of soaking corn husks, cooking fillings, spreading masa and rollin

Marlon James is a writer for a few reasons: It brings him joy. It allows him to address cultural erasure.

They might not yet speak in complete sentences, but 18-month-olds are savvy when it comes to deciding when and how to try.

The dwarf planet Ceres is the largest object in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

A food summit co-sponsored by Arizona State University is bringing indigenous voices to the forefront of a conversation about transforming our food system.

Dental plaque — the stuff that your hygienist is always scraping off your teeth — holds a treasure trove of your DNA and, if not cleaned off occasionally, will build up and remain on your teeth lon

Fifty years ago, Mark Reader joined protests at ASU and in the Valley demanding clean air and water as part of the

On Jan.

A new partnership to advance drone technology designed specifically for search and rescue (SAR) missions has been developed between Arizona State University, the Arizona Department of Emergency and

January is a time of resolving to improve, and people who want to be more mindful of their effect on their environment are starting to think more about the clothes on their back.

Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University are partnering for the second year

Researchers have long understood that corruption and illicit activity play a role in global environmental and sustainability change, but due to its hidden and dangerous nature, quantifying th

On Jan. 17, Arizona State University’s Committee for Campus Inclusion will be honored for its commitment to diversity in the city of Tempe.

Five online master’s degrees in education offered by Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College are among the top 10 in the nation in their specialty areas, according to the U.S.

Arizona State University’s Biomimicry Center opened in spring 2015, but it keeps evolving, inspiring students to take a page right out of nature.

The United States and China are expected to sign a historic agreement on Wednesday, Jan. 15, addressing trade issues that have been brewing for some time.

Journalism is at its lowest point since the Sedition Act of 1798 and has been poisoned by misinformation, biased reporting and partisan politicians, “60 Minutes” correspondent Scott Pelley told a g

Leaders in science, engineering and medicine from the United States and the Middle East gather annually for the Arab-Ame

Technological innovations, especially in the last half-century, have altered the way we live, work and interact with one another.

A stretch of the imagination is needed when picturing Jane Austen.

If you jump out of bed too quickly, you might feel a bit light-headed.

The hard part of setting goals for the New Year isn’t necessarily deciding what resolutions to make — it’s keeping them.

Earth in its distant past was very different from today.

Arizona State University broke ground Friday on ASU at Mesa City Center, a state-of-the-art project that will jump-start the revitalization of downtown Mesa and train students in one of the biggest

Deep below the Earth’s surface lies a thick rocky layer called the mantle, which makes up the majority of our planet’s volume.

On Arizona State University’s most populous campus, a welcome gift has arrived for Sun Devils on the first day of the spring semester — a sleek, new, state-of-the-art library.

What if the answer to fighting disease-causing bacteria in wounds, including treatment-resistant bacteria, could be found in the use of mud as medicine — a treatment that goes back to prehistoric t

Cells are the building blocks of life, but in order to generate life-sustaining energy, they need to breathe.

Why play games? Who benefits from artificial intelligence? How do you help society?

All jobs require critical thinking skills that allow us to assess situations, projects and directives, make informed judgments and pivot as necessary when changing circumstances and prioritie

The United States’ strike against Iran’s most feared military strategist last week killed someone responsible f

When hundreds of scientists and science advocates attending the National Council on Science and the Environment’s (NCSE) annual conference crowded into the Regency Ballroom at the Omni Shoreham Hot

The 60 people sitting in an Arizona State University conference room in January 2017 had virtually nothing in common.

The United States Senate convened on Monday for the first time in 2020, but the impeachment process against President Donald Trump appears to be stuck in limbo for now.

Extreme climate events are severely affecting communities in the U.S. and around the world. The examples are plenty.

Twelve-year-old Jesse Senko is on vacation with his family in the Cayman Islands. They’re on a snorkeling tour.

Jon Gould is an internationally recognized criminal justice policy and reform expert whose talent for merging scholarship and practice is

Arizona State University Department of English President’s Professor Joni Adamson, an internationally renowned professor in environmental humani

Flying saucers, little green men, alien abductions: They are the fabric of science fiction and the mysteries surrounding the cosmos.

It’s only fitting that the literature produced by citizens of a country predicated on the idea of personal and societal freedoms should reflect those deeply entrenched values.