Faculty Achievements


If you ask ChatGPT, a chatbot that was launched by OpenAI last fall, how it feels about being used by students to cheat on school assignments, here’s what it will spit out. 

The establishment of Arizona State University’s School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) in 2015 was an important step in that it was the first public declaration by an

Arizona’s water supply — including the Colorado River, which also pro

In her 2014 National Book Award acceptance speech, acclaimed science fiction and fantasy writer Ursula K.

As one of the world’s leading quantitative geneticists, Michael Lynch knows everything there is to know about natural evolution.

Including the fact his life hardly evolved naturally.

Lack of access to computers and cellphones. No internet. Computer illiteracy. 

Catherine O’Donnell, a professor of history in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, has been appointed as the new assoc


The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, has elected Arizona State

When detectives arrive on the scene of a murder, many questions arise.

When did the murder take place? What was the cause of death? Was the body moved?

The new year is getting off to a great start for Stacy Leeds

Having carved a path of destruction around the globe, the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 continues to recur in ever-changing disguises.

Former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Louise Arbour had the honor of receiving the 2023 O'Connor Justice Prize on Jan. 28. 

Last week, microelectronics leaders from across the nation came together for the 2023 Microelectronics Education and Workforce Development, or ME

Editor's note: New Faces on Campus is a new monthly feature by ASU News showcasing faculty members who have been hired in the 2022–23 academic year.

If you browse the energy drink aisle at any grocery store you’ll find a great variety of canned, caffeinated options, including an abundance of coffees, nitro cold brews and sugary carbonated

The Conference on Latin American History awards The Maria Elena Martinez Prize in Mexican History each year for a book judged to be the most significant work on the history of Mexico publishe

At a time when trustworthy news is more important than ever, and when most people say they want news that is unbiased, the traditional notion of journalistic objectivity is under attack from journa

One of the most prestigious faculty members at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is set to mark the start of a new chapter in his long and storied career.

A national leader in criminology is in residence at Arizona State University during the spring semester as the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice’s first

An Arizona State University startup that licensed breakthrough fire-safe lithium-ion and lithium-metal battery technology received a funding boost to further validate its research.

Arizona State University students and employees shared their passion and expertise with members of the community at the Open Door celebration on Saturday at the Downtown Phoenix campus.

Kenja Hassan has been named the 2023 senior fellow of the Arizona State University Foundation for A New American University, a role created to increase

Every fraction of a second counts when transmitting data for time-sensitive operations such as assembly lines or autonomous vehicles.

Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre is presenting a unique, immersive theater experience with “

Arizona State University first-year student Selena Morse has taken on challenges of environmental conservation and humanitarian advocacy for much of her life.

Prostate cancer has a high prevalence among men, second only to skin cancer. It is estimated that one in eight men will be diagnosed with the disease in their lifetime.

Never again.

A simple phrase; two small words to represent the magnitude of a global commitment to forever stand against the atrocities of the Holocaust.

Austin Davis can recall the first time he met Jenny Irish.

Cindy Marten smiled as she looked at the Mesa Westwood High students sitting around her at a table in the school library.

Arizona State University sophomore Alyssa Armstrong considers herself lucky to have discovered the School of Arts, Media and Engineering 

Petr Šulc, an assistant professor at Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences and the

While most of us were celebrating the holidays, a spacecraft called the Korean Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO) was tucking itself into orbit around the moon.

In its continued effort to make college more accessible through innovative methods, Arizona State University is partnering with YouTube and Crash Course to offer college courses

In 2020, the U.S.

Several years ago, when Alexander Soto (Tohono O’odham), director of the

Richard Fabes, the John O.

The online master’s degree program offered by the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University continues for a ninth consecutive year as

In the newest U.S.

Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College reached another historical high this year as its online master’s degree programs climbed the rankings in 

U.S. News & World Report named three Arizona State University online programs No.

Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences online bachelor’s degree programs in

Scholars at Arizona State University’s Center for Organization Research and Design (CORD) are working at the intersection of public management and the scientific

Each spring, the ASU Alumni Association hosts Founders' Day, Arizona State University's signature event that honors the changemakers who exemplify the pioneering leaders who founded the university'

Arizona State University researchers are examining how to better understand the roles public, private and nonprofit organizations play in helping African farmers adapt to the growi

William Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616. Seven years later he was immortalized.

In a recently published book that explores geospatial technologies, university students across the globe navigate the role of open mapping in humanitarian efforts and development. 

Online dating may have a certain stigma attached to it (and a few horror stories as well). But it is now one of the most common ways to meet a romantic partner.

With a few flicks of his wrists, Tony Obr manipulated his modular synthesizer to produce an array of musical tones that ranged from a car door ch

In spite of our tendency to break things down into tidy time frames, like a new year or academic semester, change constantly turns over the status quo.

Foundation and Regents Professor Lindy Elkins-Tanton will be the next speaker at Arizona State University's Library’s “

How can one estimate the unknown?

On Jan.

As Black History Month approaches, faculty at Arizona State University’s School of Music, Dance and Theatre are hoping to engage the community in in a discussion about Black history – and theater –

In his inaugural address, Arizona State University President Michael Crow acknowledged “religion’s enormous role in conflict and public affairs around the world” and

Those who remember the days of dial-up internet may especially appreciate this decade’s developments in high-speed connectivity.

Millions of people around the world migrate to find employment. It’s risky and it’s dangerous, but in some countries it’s the best way to earn a higher wage. 

Back on a warmer continent, from what some are calling a “study abroad adventure of a lifetime,” 15 students and faculty from Arizona State University are putting into words what others have only e

While the CHIPS and Science Act was signed into law less than six months ago, releasing $52 billion over five years for a push to improve national security technology, Arizona State University has

Learning how people across the world coped with rapid climate change (RCC) throughout history can help current populations prepare, said a group of scientists.  

They can often be seen in the night sky as quick streaks of light. This flashy display signals their vaporization as they speed and heat up in the Earth’s atmosphere.

So far, 2023 has been a year of torrential downpour for the state of California. 

Choline, an essential nutrient produced in small amounts in the liver and found in foods including eggs, broccoli, beans, meat and poultry, is a vital ingredient for human health.

Jason Bruner, an associate professor of religious studies in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies (SHPRS), has been app

From subatomic particles to the formation of galaxies, computational modeling has given previously incalculable insight into how the world works.

Smart technology enhances the ways we live with more convenience, safety and inclusive services.

Sometimes it takes a while for a message to take shape.

Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University has named actress and author Diane Guerrero the 2023 John J. Rhodes Chair.

As state legislatures return to session across the country, debates about reproductive rights are picking up in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning the Roe v. Wade ruling.

As technology has rapidly advanced over the past half century, there have been many areas of scholarship that have started developing, such as engineering, computer sciences and data analytic

Sridhar Seetharaman, a professor of materials science and engineering and vice dean for research and innovation in the

Lily Wong, an instructor at Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, opens her laptop and links to the five motion-detecting smart scree

When a Twitter account purporting to be pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. announced “insulin is free now” on Nov. 10, the company’s stock went tumbling.

The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the SARS CoV-2 virus that killed over 1 million Americans since 2020, continues to threaten populations around the world.

Local news is in a tough spot — it’s still desired by readers but due to funding cuts and consumer reliance on the internet, it’s become more difficult for the newspaper industry to deliver.

If you walk by the glass windows of ASU’s Ancient Technology Lab at 10 a.m.

Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the winter 2023 issue of ASU Thrive magazine.

Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the winter 2023 issue of ASU Thrive magazine.

Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the winter 2023 issue of ASU Thrive magazine.

At a time when the pandemic devastated communities across the state, Arizona State University’s long-standing partnership with Valley of the Sun Unite

A team of scientists that pioneered methods to observe changes in global groundwater stores over the past two decades using a specialized NASA satellite mission has made a surprising discovery abou

Coral reefs are vibrant ecosystems for marine life and provide vital environmental benefits for humanity, such as storm wave mitigation, bountiful fish stocks and ocean-based livelihoods.

With more than 30 years of experience researching, writing and speaking about water, Jay Famiglietti’s passion about the subject is anything but fluid. 

Work from Regents Professor Nancy Grimm of Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences was highlight

The same technology that once dazzled an audience at Coachella by delivering them an otherwise impossible performance by the late Tupac Shakur via hologram has now made its way into a legitimate ac

If you want to understand the future of the United States, look no further than the southernmost transect that takes you from Los Angeles to Jacksonville, Florida. 

College capstone projects challenge undergraduate students in their final year before graduation to demonstrate that their academic journeys have infused them with the knowledge, ingenuity and work

Ron Broglio, a renowned educator, leader and scholar, has been appointed as Arizona State University’s new director of the Institute for Hu

Editor's note: This a profile on one of this year's recipients of the