Faculty Achievements

September

Think about where you are right now. Your office chair, your living room couch, your spot of shady sidewalk. The land under your feet has a story to tell.

Ten years after the election of Barack Obama, the nation’s first African-American president, the United States is still walking a line between hope and hate.

Researchers are on the lookout for hydrogen, a key component of water, thought to reside in the moon’s ever-dark craters.

Twenty years ago, an ebullient, young assistant professor named Omar Yaghi sat down in Professor Michael O’Keeffe’s office in what was then the Arizona State University Department of Chemistry and

If you’re like most 21st-century Americans, chances are you’ve crowdsourced what to do about a medical concern on social media — or worse, Googled it — and found yourself overwhelmed by the respons

Ivan Ermanoski slips his credit card from his wallet and places it on the table in front of him.

Editor's note: To demystify the process of attaining distinguished graduate fellowships, ASU Now will feature a multipart series of interviews with distinguished graduate award

Imagine traveling to an exciting destination, singing in a world-famous concert hall and acquiring a true understanding of a composer’s music, all while building a deep sense of community.

Shawn Walker, an assistant professor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, has received a

Giving students a voice is one of the most radical ideas that a university can do to reform higher education.

The mission of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University started with the desire to replicate a single blade of grass.

Every second, approximately 6,000 tweets are posted on Twitter. Every minute, 360,000 tweets. Every hour, almost 22 million tweets. Every day, more than 500 million tweets.

Editor's note: Monday, Sept. 17, is Constitution Day. School of Economic Thought and Leadership Associate Director Adam Seagrave penned this op-ed about how Sen.

Kuai Xu and Feng Wang of Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences were recently awarded $382,751 by the National Science Foundation for a cyb

The excitement in Arizona Poet Laureate Alberto Ríos’ voice when he tells a crowd of people gathered at a recent Changing Hands Bookstore event in Phoenix that he will soon become a gr

Capturing a big, complex idea in 60 seconds is not easy.

Autumn means looking forward to the first crisp evenings and breaking out the cozy layers — elsewhere in the country, that is.

Stephen Krause has spent nearly 20 years tailoring his teaching style to fit his students’ needs.

Family is the most important thing to people who live in the Gila River Indian Community, and the houses they live in should reflect that reality.

Arizona State University continues to make progress in sustainability ratings. ASU was recognized as No.

Sun Tzu, the general of ancient China, wrote in his enduring military treatise “The Art of War” of the importance of knowing one’s enemy.

The College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University announces the appointment of five new faculty members whose diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise will enhance the college’s t

The popularity of data science has grown steadily over the last decade with the advent of big data and the much-buzzed-about analyses of Nat

Whether caused by nature or instigated by people, disaster can strike anywhere, anytime, and communities must be ready to respond.

Arizona State University’s Postdoctoral Affairs Office, part of the Graduate College, is taking part in its second annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) celebration Sept.

Many people use Yelp to find a good place to eat or a trusted mechanic, but in a new study researchers delved deep into the popular online review site to better understand American child care from

In 2004, Kraft introduced a line of 100-calorie mini packs of some of their most popular snack foods, launching a snacking revolution.

Social workers need to be on the front lines of imagining a world without oppression — the key to ending gender-based violence, according to experts at an Arizona State University conference

When approximately 1,300 students began fall classes at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, most were well aware that they have access to some of

New research by an Arizona State University professor shows that some methods of addressing security in schools may actually make students feel less safe.

When flying to Beijing, you’ll likely have to take multiple flights and pass through customs to get to your destination.

Decades ago, oilmen had little interest in natural gas, the byproduct of crude extracted from the earth. So, they burned it off, like so many lit torches atop Texas’s oil fields.

An Arizona State University research team has released new insights about intergranular stress-corrosion cracking (SCC), an environmental cause of premature failure in engineered structures, includ

For the fourth year in a row, Arizona State University has been named the most innovative school in the nation, recognizing the university’s culture of groundbreaking research and partnerships, as

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has announced that Arizona State University's Everett Shock will be awarded their prestigious 2019 Geochemi

Autonomous cars, 3D printing, blockchain technology: With so much emerging tech, how are we ever going to keep up with regulation? 

A feature-length documentary has become a surprise hit at the box office and is renewing questions about adoption rights, privacy and related protections.

The top-down international development model used by donors, development agencies and policymakers needs rethinking.  Not only does it create aid dependence in communities, it often hi

Editor's note: ASU Now chooses not to use the word that is the proper name of the Washington NFL football team in this or any future story, given its nature to many in our comm

The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) announced the winners of its annual awards program to honor excellence in the profession.

Umit Ogras veers easily back and forth from the pragmatic to the idealistic when he talks about his work and what he hopes it will make possible.

President Donald Trump has launched a trade war over the last several months involving billions of dollars of goods and affecting the United States’ relationships with several countries, including

Leading media conglomerate Meredith Corporation — owner of brands such as Fortune, Better Homes and Gardens, InStyle, and Travel + Leisure 

Every day, black people have to navigate in “white spaces,” dispelling stereotypes and convincing everyone that they’re worthy.

Imagine walking into your high school physics classroom only to be handed a surprise quiz on angular momentum.

August

Learning analytics refers to the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, in order to understand and optimize learning and the environments in whic

It is nearly impossible to drive down a city street without seeing a car with a fuzzy pink mustache or sticker in the front window.

Arizona State University English Professor Devoney Looser has been named a Foundation Professor effective fall 2018.

Arizona State University graduate Justin Hillsten is like most homeowners — he’s not fond of fixing clogged bathtubs.

CRISPR has been heralded for some time for the possibilities it presents to harness and enhance the power of the human body to heal itself.

The granddaughter of a man who served as the warden of Angola, the Louisiana State Penitentiary sometimes referred to as “the Alcatraz of the South,” Leah Sarat sees the irony in helming a project

Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht received the 2018 Stoc

Stories are a big part of sports: the underdog who triumphs with a last-second pass, the cursed team finally wins the championship, the fan who swears by his lucky cap.

World-renowned management expert. Popular teacher. Noted researcher.

YoungJu Shin, assistant professor at the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication and affiliated faculty at the Center for Asian Research, was

At the moment Mexico scored a game-winning goal against Germany in the recent World Cup, two seismometers in Mexico City picked up readings

The International Union for Conservation of Nature World Commission on Protected Areas (IUCN-WCPA) recently issued new guidance to help ecologists assess ecosystem services within important sites f

Smallpox, one of the most devastating diseases in human history, has ancient roots.

Twenty years after Romanian studies arrived at Arizona State University, and a century after Romania became a modern state, ASU Professor and Director of the Romanian and Central European Cultural

Editor's note: Explicit verbal permission was given by Louise Wilson to publish photos depicting the Gitksan language.

In 1999, when Americans watched as Michael J.

Mary Romero, a professor in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University, recently presented her research at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association.

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Kristin Mickelson of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, along with Claudia Chambers from Dignity He

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is pleased to welcome four new faculty members for the 2018–

Death as a punishment is an ancient concept. It is also controversial. Worldwide, over 140 countries have outlawed the death penalty, yet in over 50 it remains the law of the land.

Colleagues point out one particular admirable quality when describing Samuel Ariaratnam: He is the extreme opposite of a slacker.

The bonds between Arizona State University and its partners in Mexico over the past few years are producing large-scale research that will help millions of people as well as small projects to assis

A minute and a half into the 1986 film “Aliens,” viewers find themselves in a dark chamber where Sigourney Weaver’s character has been in a state of hypersleep for 57 years.

Most natural disasters drop off the news after a few days.

Imagine meeting a potential roommate for coffee but instead of questions that gauge how compatible you both would be living together, you were asked about the ancestry of your parents’ families.

One of the fastest-growing techniques for producing oil and gas today involves widening cracks in hydrocarbon-bearing rock formations underground.

Most neurons in the human brain live out their lives, enduring the processes of aging before eventually dying. Some, however, choose a more violent route: suicide.

"Alexa, who was awarded the 2018-2019 Alexa Innovation Fellowship at Arizona State University?”

Last spring, Arizona State University's School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, in partnership with the W. P.

Three years ago, all 193 member countries of the United Nations agreed to adopt a set of goals to achieve an economic, social and environmental vision for peace, prosperity, people and the planet b

Sethuraman "Panch" Panchanathan, executive vice president of Knowledge Enterprise Development and chief research and innovation officer at Arizona State University, has been appointed vice presiden

Arizona State University New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences researchers are set to collaborate with Phoenix College on developing Course-based Undergraduate Resea

Ecosystems and natural resources are rapidly changing across our nation and around the world.

Researchers at Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, have found that at least one type of blue clay may help fight disease-causing bacteria in wounds, including antibiot

According to Guide Dogs of America, a 16- to 18-month-old puppy will go through four to six months of training before it can become

Meteorites are totems of great power.

Arizona State University on Monday is hosting the 2018 ASU Congressional Conference: Space Innovation at the Memorial Union on the Tempe campus. NASA officials, private space companies, scientists

Kathleen Merrigan, former U.S.

Every year, about 45 million Americans rely on contact lenses to see the world more clearly. This $2.7 billion U.S. market has made contact lenses more comfortable and disposable.

The work of Abhishek Singharoy, assistant professor in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences and member of the Biodesign Institute’s Center for Applied Structural Discovery, is fe

Often it’s not what you say, it’s what you understand that makes you a successful communicator.

A multidisciplinary group of Arizona State University faculty will spend the next two years researching and implementing new ways to improve services and reduce costs for some of Maricopa County’s

As rescue workers continue to search the rubble after last week's Morandi Bridge collapse killed at least 39 people in Genoa, Italy, the disaster has drawn attention to bridge safety and soundness

The first few years of a child’s life are crucial for learning language, and though scientists know the “when,” the “how” is still up for debate.

To say the town of Miami, Arizona, is small is an understatement — it covers less than a square mile with a population just under 2,000.

Donna Cataldo will serve as the University Senate president at Arizona State University for the 2018–19 academic year.

There’s nothing like a good laugh to lighten a mood, especially when the atmosphere is serious — like it can be in a science classroom.

Beginning this month, the Arizona State University-led NASA Psyche Mission is expanding its innovative “

Adversity is part of life: Loved ones die. Soldiers deploy to war. Patients receive terminal diagnoses.

Faculty are receiving a flurry of emails and fliers this week.

Arizona State University attracts students from all over the world for varied reasons — degree program variety, accessibility, recommendation from others, research and program reputation, athletics

Fourteen days. Twelve students. Seven cities. One memorable trip, and lots of cool stories. And there was haggis, too … fore everyone.

Cardboard, soda cans, cheesecloth, Christmas lights, duct tape.

Ingredients for a DIY craft project? How about a clever use of otherwise mundane items to test a scientific theory?

Arizona State University has announced that Pamela DeLargy has been recruited as Professor of Practice in the School of Politics and Global Studies and will also serve as senior adviser on Internat

The Pat Tillman Veterans Center organizes welcome events for student veterans prior to the start of every semester, but on Friday in Tempe for the first time the center held an event geared toward

Sheets, blankets, towels, laundry supplies, personal toiletries, maybe a bike and a printer — the cost of college life essentials can add up.

Arizona State University student Yessenia Acosta Terrazas was torn between becoming a teacher or an attorney, but participating in a new pilot program made up her mind. 

Lori Todd, the senior social media editor for NPR, is joining Arizona State University to lead the digital desk of Cronkite News, the student-operated, faculty-led news division of Arizona PBS at t

Recent observations by NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes of ultrahot Jupiter-like planets have perplexed theorists.

Recent and ongoing changes to U.S.

If synthetic biology can “catch fire,” few areas of science and engineering could match it for having as dramatic an impact across such a broad a range of human needs.

Bandak Lul knows what it’s like to live between worlds: to leave everything behind, to step into uncertainty, to be separated from home and family.

Chiamei Hsia, doctoral candidate in the School of Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University and research associate in ASU’s Partnership for Community Development, was honored

Arizona State University's Hugh Downs School of Human Communication has announced that Benny LeMaster, assistant professor of communication, has recently joined the faculty at the school.

The American Meteorological Society released its annual S

A Hollywood director fired for comments tweeted a decade ago.

Stand aside, ketchup. Saturday, Aug. 4, is National Mustard Day.

Four years ago this summer, a phenomenon hit social media when millions of people participated in the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge," raising more than $115 million for charity.

Seems like journalists can’t count on many allies these days.

Scientists believe the solar system was formed some 4.6 billion years ago when a cloud of gas and dust collapsed under gravity, possibly triggered by a cataclysmic explosion from a nearby massive s

Faculty in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology have recently been elected to leadership positions in several prominent professional associations including three divisions of the A

The double meaning of the title of the movie “Hidden Figures” remains a go-to for what was, is and could be for women and girls in science.

Some business schools have a reputation for being intense and impersonal. Arizona State University's W. P.

A baby girl sits on the floor, crying. A man picks up the child and attempts to soothe her by patting her back and quietly singing in her ear. The baby sighs and stops crying.

Since Darwin first laid out the basic principles of evolution by means of natural selection, the role of competition for food as a driving force in shaping and shifting a species’ biology to outcom

In late April, citizens of Nicaragua began protests against President Daniel Ortega when the government announced a social security reform.

The summer monsoon in the deserts of the southwestern U.S. is known for bringing torrents of water, often filling dry stream beds and flooding urban streets.

In the Iron Age stone tower of Cairns Broch in Orkney, Scotland, archaeologists found a 2000-year-old wooden bowl, along with 20 perfectly preserved strands of human hair.

July

Every year the American Geophysical Union confers its Fred Whipple Award on a geoscientist who has made outstanding contributions to planetary science.

New solar energy research from Arizona State University demonstrates that silicon-based tandem photovoltaic modules, which convert sunlight to electricity with higher efficiency than present module

A lack of sustainable energy sources in far-flung underdeveloped regions is among the most daunting roadblocks to quality of life still plaguing much of the world.

Arizona State University has been awarded a $1.6 million grant from the Office of Naval Research, a division of the United States Department

The Arizona State University Blockchain Research Lab and Dash

Each year, close to 700 million people are stricken with a viral infection that causes vomiting, diarrhea and stomach pain.

With public health expenditure on the decline in the United States, Mac McCullough, an assitant professor in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University, set out to determine just w

Arizona State University played a major role in the first-ever Summit on the Research and Teaching of Young Adult Litera

Water is vital for life.

But as our climate changes, the availability of water is also changing, leaving animals with limited or unreliable supplies of this critical resource.

Want to know more about the romantic lives of 18th century English women? Read a Jane Austen novel.

The Arizona State University Department of Psychology recently promoted four prevention scientists: 

In the 19 years since the Columbine High School massacre, federal, state and local authorities have responded to the threat of school violence by implementing a number of security approaches.

In Dakar, Senegal, you can find a gas station or a hair salon turned into a space for seeing art. A dance club becomes an exhibition venue. A mixed-media installation pops up in a traffic circle.

Challenges to our planet can overwhelmingly command the headlines: climate change, massive population increases, dwindling resources.

Scotty, we need more power. Or, we need our tech to use less of it.

Nicola Foote has been appointed as the new vice dean of Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University.

Tracking your graduate program progress is about to become a breeze not just for Arizona State University students, but also for faculty and support staff.

The Critical Languages Institute at Arizona State University has added Ukrainian to its roster of languages taught to bolster national security, and it’s

The availability of water from underground aquifers is vital to the basic needs of more than 1.5 billion people worldwide, including those of us who live in the western United States.

Nick Stephanopoulos, assistant professor in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences and member of the Biodesign Institute’s Center for Molecular Design and Biomimetics, has been nam

As legalized betting becomes a force in the sports world, fans will likely experience games in a different way — both in the arena and watching on TV, according to experts at Arizona State Universi

It’s predicted to be 116 degrees in Tempe on Tuesday. Scorching.

Editor's note: This is part of a series investigating gun violence from many angles

Smartphones, apps, social media and other technology innovations have forever changed our lives, and that includes higher education.

We learn the basics of hearing — sound waves, ear parts, and the effects of pitch and volume — sometime around third grade, but there are still mysteries to unravel, including how we process

Each year, approximately 10–15 percent of postpartum women suffer from postpartum depression, which translates into almost 1 million women.

Using segments of DNA, researchers at ASU have constructed a pair of tweezers, measuring 100,000 times tinier than the width of a human hair.

Diatoms are tiny, unicellular creatures, inhabiting oceans, lakes, rivers and soils.

How did small, isolated groups of ancient humans come to form complex societies?

The lack of research in humanitarian settings magnifies natural and human-made disasters. An Arizona State University professor’s work aims to change that.

A new study on ancient cultures in Peru has found the most effective growth strategy for leaders of some early city-states was

Editor's note: This is the final installmant in a three-part series on energy research at ASU. The 

Arizona State University embraces the heat of the Sonoran Desert it calls home.

Kimberly Scott, ASU professor of women and gender studies and founding director of Arizona State University's C

Tess Neal, assistant professor of psychology, and Nicholas Schweitzer, associate professor with the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, both in Arizona State University's New College of Inter

Macy’s has announced a data breach involving thousands of Macys.com and Bloomingdales.com customer cred

Most employees know that relationships with their co-workers are important, but it’s likely not many realize that they also think of their company as a person.

But they do.

Editor's note: This is the second in a three-part series on energy research at ASU.

When England won a penalty shootout against Colombia on July 3, it earned itself a place in the World Cup semifinals for the first time since 1990.

While the policies for separating children from their parents or guardians at the U.S.-Mexico border have recently changed, there are still many concerns about the short- and long-term effects suff

As large swaths of the country grapple with drought, a new book looks to how to build resiliency in unsure times.

The world can be a scary place.

People don’t like the dark. 

For 20 years, Arizona State University’s Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Program has been

In late May, Professor Nina Berman of the School of International Letters and Cultures, Professor Beth Blue Swadener of the School of Social Transformation and Lecturer Paul Quinn, director of the

This is a story about timing.

The right to keep and bear arms dates back to America's Revolutionary War, but millions of Americans are saying it's time for a change.

Craig Calhoun, the world-renowned social scientist and former director and president of the London School of Economics and Political Science, has joined Arizona State University as University Profe

It has become routine.

Any news organization could tell you that guns are almost always a timely topic.

School safety has become an urgent topic among researchers as more than 20 schools around the country have seen firearm incidents in 2018.

Sometimes, it's hard to admit that we don't have all the answers, especially when it comes to gun violence.

Which is where research comes in.

Guns — few issues evoke as much passion and raw emotion from almost all corners of society. No matter what your opinion of them is, they are a defining part of what it means to be an American.

The Arizona Biennial is a celebration of the state’s artists, and this year the show includes nearly two dozen with ties to Arizona State University.

Editor's note: Written by Mary Teagarden, associate dean — faculty and administration, professor of global strategy and

Two faculty members in Arizona State University’s Ira A.

On June 25, President Donald Trump announced the recipients for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) and the Presidential Awards for Ex

June

The Beatles’ 1968 classic animation “Yellow Submarine” is making a hero’s return to the silver screen and will receive the red-carpet treatment for its 

Arizona State University has been selected to receive the 2018 Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) University Award, an honor created to recognize schools doing exemplary work in preparing students fo

George Karady, a professor of electrical engineering in Arizona State University's Ira A.

The Arizona monsoon technically starts June 15 each year, but every desert dweller knows that it's July when the fireworks usually get going — and we're not talking the Uncle Sam variety.

Researchers in Arizona State University’s Department of Psychology received a five-year grant for just under $2.5 million from the USDA to implement an intervention program that targets childhood o

As the summer temperatures continue to heat up, the most vulnerable citizens in our communities are at risk of succumbing to the ill effects of heat exposure.

As Asteroid Day approaches on Saturday, don’t look up in fear — a dinosaur-killer only hits Earth once every 100 million years — but around in wonder.

Seeking a global health perspective, a group of seven nurses enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DN

Benigno Canze smiles and extends his hand as a woman approaches his table at a welcome reception held June 22 at the Maricopa County Security Building ballroom in downtown Phoenix.

Zika now has a cousin — the Keystone virus — and not everyone likes this new addition to the family.

Like our oceans, today’s continents are brimming with life. Yet billions of years ago, before the advent of plants, continents would have appeared barren.

Allan Colbern, assistant professor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University has been awarded a

Matthew Scotch, associate professor of biomedical informatics at Arizona State University's College of Health Solutions and assistant director of the Biodesign Center for Environmental Health

One day last April, Arizona State University biologist Matt Chew was leading his Novel Ecosystems class along the banks of the Gila River at the Tres Rios Wetlands.

Fossil records tell us that the first macroscopic animals appeared on Earth about 575 million years ago.

In a quiet courtroom, an attorney steps up to a lectern to deliver a closing argument.

More than 3,700 exoplanets (planets around other stars) have been discovered over the past 30 years.

Nighttime in Phoenix is getting hotter, and it’s not just Old Town Scottsdale's nightlife scene.

The last known male northern white rhinoceros is dead.

Shawn Walker, assistant professor of communication and social technologies with the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and

Of the major illnesses facing humanity, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) remains among the most pitiless and confounding.

How do you create a school that is inclusive, collaborative and equitable?

The Arizona State University Department of Psychology has a history of research supporting children and adolescents experiencing crisis, anxiety or tra

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced plans to end the policy of separating immigrant children from parents who cross illegally into the United States.

An international team of researchers, including Alejandra Ortiz, a postdoctoral researcher with Arizona State University

With more than 2,000 children currently separated from their parents as a result of recent border policies, the U.S. is in the midst of a humanitarian crisis.

In 1980, “infantile autism” was recognized as its own condition by the medical community.

In a move that has stunned and disappointed many in the diplomatic world, the Trump administration announced Tuesday its 

In college, science is often seen as an exclusive field — one reserved only for exceptionally bright students.

Matt Simonton, assistant professor for Greek history at Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, has won the Runciman Award for his first book, “Classical Gree

American flag bunting, barbecues, Bomb Pops and John Philip Sousa: We all know the trappings of a great July Fourth celebration.

It’s remarkable choreography: In each of our bodies, more than 37 trillion cells tightly coordinate with other cells to organize into the numerous tissues and organs that make us tick.

A recent study named Arizona one of several “hot spots” in the nation for higher-than-average rates of nonmedical vaccination exemptions.

Geologists have long thought that the central section of California's famed San Andreas Fault — from San Juan Bautista southward to Parkfield, a distance of about 90 miles — has a steady creeping m

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.

An Arizona State University emerita professor is working with Mexican academics to help fight obesity by exposing a rarely talked about, sneaky and harmful contributor to weight gain: bad sleep.

Beginning Monday, all food in the United States must be made without trans fat, the culmin

A book on grieving authored by ASU School of Social Work Associate Professor Joanne Cacciatore is the Gold Award winner in the 2017 Indies Book of the Year Award.

Research shows that the earlier kids are exposed to healthy lifestyle habits, the more likely they are to be healthy adults.

Prominent Arizona State University geotechnical engineer Edward Kavazanjian has earned the highest honor bestowed by the American Society of Civil Engineers on its members for their outstanding car

Government leaders in Greece and the Republic of Macedonia have agreed on a resolution to their

The internet loves creating villains: People get caught on camera or social media behaving badly, the post or video goes viral and anyone with a computer or smartphone piles on and fans the flames.

It used to be that the idea of stepping up school security meant the hiring of a school resource officer or simply educating the school population on facility entrances and exits in cases of emerge

School may be out for the semester, but for select faculty from Arizona State University's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and College of Health Solutions, summer is no time for a break.

The Trump administration recently announced that the Medicare trust fund will be depleted by 2026 — three years earlier than previous estimates — and the Social Security trust fund will be exhauste

The weather-related effects of climate change will affect the next phase of urban living. We just need to know how and when.

The Intercontinental Exchange, which owns the New York Stock Exchange, has been developing an online trading platform that will allow large investors to buy and hold bitcoin.

We all know it takes energy to run a mile, but how much? What about brushing our teeth? Or playing a board game? Or just lying on the couch watching TV?

Kimberly Bussey from Arizona State University's BEYOND Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science on the Tempe campus will be joining the New College of Interd

Erika Camacho, associate professor in Arizona State University's School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, represented ASU at the SACNA

Could plants, fungi and animals provide information to scientists on preventing cancer in humans?

It’s a disclaimer that echoes passionately through the lecture halls of every beginning archaeology course: It’s not like the Indiana Jones movies!

Trevor Reed, an expert in Native American cultural and intellectual property issues, is the newest faculty member of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, joining the

Drug addiction is complex, and Arizona State University neuroscientist Foster Olive has spent his career working to unravel why and how

As Dorothy and the Scarecrow learned, sometimes nature talks back.

Was this the face that launched a trillion selfies?

"Gonna be a hot one today," you think as you look out the kitchen window on a Saturday morning. The last thing you want to do is mow the lawn.

Take that, cancer.

Arizona State University has lost a luminary in the field of prevention science: Thomas Dishion died June 1.

More than one-third of American adults and roughly 17 percent of children in the U.S.

Keith Kintigh has seen the future of archaeology — and it’s not what you might expect.

As technology changes, so does the need for a workforce that can rapidly adapt to new ways of mining important research data. 

Half of the world’s stomachs, particularly in Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, depend heavily on one staple food crop: rice.

The figure of Robert F. Kennedy casts a long shadow, equally split between what was and what could have been. 

Arizona State University now ranks No. 17 of all universities worldwide for U.S. patents awarded, according to a new report by the U.S.

The human eye can only see a narrow range of visible light. Yet there’s an infinite number of possibilities for the perception of light, from infrared to ultraviolet and beyond.

The promotion from assistant to associate professor is a trying endeavor during which researchers have to establish a reputation as a leader in their field over a period of five to seven years.

Each day in the United States, 116 people die from an opioid-related drug overdose. Opioid addiction has reach epidemic levels and is estimated to have cost the country $1 trillion since 2001.

Synthetic biology uses basic research about DNA and proteins to design and build “living nanotech” that controls cell behavior.

The story of water in Arizona is as long and complex as the multibiomed state itself, but as it snakes its way through the years — from the Pima settling on the banks of the Gila River to Charles T

You’ve probably heard that every snowflake is different. Each snowflake’s unique pattern comes from the process by which water changes phases from liquid to solid.

May

The Latin American Academy of Sciences has announced the election of Arizona State University's Professor Fernando Ponce as a Foreign Corresponding Fellow.

Satirical or sex-obsessed? Self-hating or self-commentary? Of the many ways late author Philip Roth has been described and discussed, the word “complicated” is rarely challenged in debate.  

Arizona State University abounds with academics who are also authors — often prolific ones — and their publications range from research-backed guides to literary works to theoretical explorations.

Getting a bunch of high school students to show up for a poetry reading on a Friday afternoon in the summer is quite a feat.

We count on nurses for a lot of things — to be a calming presence, a helping hand, a source of knowledge.

Starting college is exciting, but it also can be stressful, especially for minority students.

Medical and academic researchers are conducting the first major study in 20 years on firearm injuries and deaths of children and teens.

"Move it or lose it" is the old saying, but maybe it's time to flip that: Move it — because you have so much to gain.

If you have checked your email, visited a website or opened an app in the past few weeks, you've probably seen an updated privacy policy or terms of service agreement. What's going on? 

From humble roots in antiquity, the scientific method has come to dominate and transform modern society.

The Arizona State University community celebrated the progressing transformation of its largest library at a groun

Most of us hope that our confessional emails to friends won’t wind up on the internet.

Jonathan Pettigrew, a communication scholar whose work is at the intersection of family communication and health communication, was recently tenured and promoted to associate professor at the Hugh

Gregg Leslie, an expert in media law, has been named the inaugural executive director of the First Amendment Legal Clinic at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

The Tempe City Council announced Thursday that it will provide $35,000 from the Tempe Innovation Fund to embark on an anonymized monitoring system with Arizona State University scientists that will

Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning recently underwent the accreditation process for the school’s Master of Urban and Environmental Planning (MUEP) degree

A lot can happen at 160 degrees Fahrenheit: Eggs fry, salmonella bacteria dies, and human skin will suffer third-degree burns.

Jeff Cunningham knows what chief executives really think, because he has been one.

In fall 2018, Arizona State University will begin offering coursework toward a new Health Humani

Xia Zhang, Arizona State University principal lecturer of Chinese, brings her multicultural and linguistic knowledge into the classrooms of colleges and high schools, molding a new generation of fo

A U.S. Senate vote to turn back a Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations was successful last week.

Hanghang Tong wants to help people as they go about their daily lives, do their jobs, interact with infrastructure and conduct research.

As humans, we know some of the factors that can cause cancer to develop in our bodies.

With schools back in session after the #RedforEd teacher walkout, and summer vacation just a few days away in most districts, the intensity of the Arizona education movement has relaxed into a stea

Phoenix Comic Fest will celebrate all things “geek” May 24–27, and while much of the science at the four-day event will be fiction, some will be the real

They interviewed an award-winning journalist who had just returned from Syria. They learned how religious conflict ushered in the modern system of states from a political scientist.

In August 2012, 81-year-old Cecilia Giménez put broad brushstrokes to a decades-old fresco and became an overnight sensation — for all the wrong reasons.

The Department of Psychology at Arizona State University promoted Virginia Kwan to full professor this year. Kwan joined ASU in 2009 and directs the Culture and Decision Science Lab.

Hawaii’s Big Island has been under siege for the last two weeks due to violent activity from the Kilauea volcano, which has produced haunting images: spewing ash and toxic gases, lava pouring throu

The California clapper rail is a chicken-sized bird with slender legs, brown feathers and a long beak. It makes its home in the salt marshes of the San Francisco Bay.

Last week, a painting by Mexican artist Diego Rivera sold for $9.76 million, making it the highest-priced Latin American artwork ever to be sold at auction.

Psychology is the study of human behavior, but not all psychologists directly study people.

We say we can lose ourselves in a good book. But more often, a good book may actually be where we can find ourselves.

Candidates running for political office have typically been expected to keep their noses clean and offer voters a crime-free reputation. Those days seem to be behind us.

Marc Neveu will be joining The Design School in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in fall 2018 as the new program head for the school’s innovative architecture

Arizona State University announced today that it has selected Dr. Susan M.

Journalists from the New York Times, CBS News, the Washington Post and Univision are among the participants of a new medical journalism program created by Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University’s

Math has been John Douglas (J.D.) House’s favorite subject since he was eight years old. Math felt structured and clear cut, and it made sense to him.

Matt Simonton, assistant professor for Greek history at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, released his first book, "Classic Greek Oligarchy: A Political

Royal watchers have had plenty of reasons to rejoice lately: Queen Elizabeth’s 92nd birthday last month, the recent birth of Prince William and Duchess Catherine’s third child, Louis; Princess Char

Arizona State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is proud to announce K. Tsianina Lomawaima as this year’s Gary S. Krahenbuhl Difference Maker Award winner.

When a child dies because of an abusive caregiver, hearts break and headlines blare. Teddy bears pile up at memorials while the public demands action and accountability.

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 comme

Pam Marshall, associate professor of genetics and cell biology, was part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Arizona State University and Columbus State University to publish new findi

Andrew Heyward, a visiting scholar at the MIT Media Lab who served for nearly a decade as president of CBS News, is joining Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass

Beth Polidoro, assistant professor of biology at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, was recently a

College was never a certainty for Frank Smith III, a first-generation college student and former foster youth.

Carole Greenes has been honored with the 2018 

When it comes to matching simplicity with staggering creative potential, DNA may hold the prize.

At Arizona State University's Undergraduate Commencement on Monday evening, Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Rafael Reif 

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 comm

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 comm

The popular meme proclaiming that

Arizona State University's Human Rights Film Festival provided an opportunity for students to engage in conversations on a variety of topics related to human rights and social justice.

The ordeal is finally over for a Central American caravan seeking asylum, with the last of the members crossing the U.S. border on Friday after a week of delays and heavy media attention.

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 comme

Mike Wong is always there for Cronkite school students, and he has been for over 30 years.

The Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts welcomes Dave Fossum as assistant professor in the musicology program, beginning in January 2019.

The two universities opened their doors to students only 21 years apart — the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1865 and Arizona State University in 1886.

The School of Music in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is internationally recognized for having one of the few programs that provides undergraduate and graduate students training

Anyone who has children knows what kids say they will do and what they actually do can be very different.

Arizona State University is a school of master learners — those capable of learning and thriving in anything they set out to accomplish.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated at Arizona State University in April and nationally in May, but in the Asian Pacific American Studie

To have Joni Adamson tell it, these are exciting times for the environmental humanities.

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

Despite its short existence on campus, the Green Devil Network at Arizona State University continues to grow to new heights.

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

An Arizona State University economist said the Grand Canyon State is riding the crest of an eight-year prosperity wave, firmly establishing Arizona as a top 10 state for job creation and population

The world has no shortage of worthwhile causes to support. Diseases need cures. Environments need preservation. People need a higher quality of life.  

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 comme

Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus is launching a pilot program designed to promote healthy living by adding new snack and beverage options to its vending machines.

The School of International Letters and Cultures is part of a new program to be offered in the fall 2018 semester at Arizona State University called the

The ASU Meeting, Event Coordinator and Associates (MECA) group will be hosting the annual Event Vendor Showcase from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

As an Arizona State University graduate student, Rachel Yoho wanted to push the boundaries of renewable energy research.

A new agreement between Arizona State University and Lyft, the fastest-growing ride-share company in the U.S., connects campuses and locations in Arizona and beyond.

Frédéric Canovas is the faculty head of the French and Italian department at the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University.

Although it took five years, ASU at Lake Havasu will soon reach a milestone.

In March it was announced that the Arizona State University Sou

If you had the opportunity to build your ideal career path at a pace and in a space tailor-made just for you — what would it look like?

Claudia Mendoza, principal at ASU Preparatory Polytechnic STEM Academy, is beloved by her students, staff and teachers.

Fire. Equipment failure. Sensor malfunction. Punctures in space suits.

Former FBI Director James Comey has said he thought President Donald Trump might lie about the nature of their meetings, so he kept meticulous notes.

April

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

We are often quick to thank military personnel for their service, but do we really offer the necessary support for them and their families?

We encounter light-emitting diodes on a daily basis — the indicator lights on our smartphones, on the screens of our flat-panel TVs and in the latest energy-efficient light bulbs.

Since arriving on the Arizona State University campus in 1971 as a new assistant professor, Robert Cialdini has been giving to the Department of Psychology — through his ground-breaking research, c

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement

Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects 7 million to 10 million people worldwide and is the leading movement-related disorder, causing progressive symptoms of rigidity and tremor.

Arizona State University School of Social Transformation Professor K.

These are good times to be a socialist. In the not-so-distant past, that moniker was wielded as a slur to decimate a left-leaning political opponent or to besmirch their character.

A fellow at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is gathering people in the Latinx dance community to forge bonds and consider a closer collaboration.

When Robert Page walks through the 4 million honey bees housed at Arizona State University, he sees the potential to better understand how to survive tough living conditions.

Jen Cole, an innovative leader who sees arts and culture as a transformative public good rather than simply a commodity, will join Arizona State University in July to launch a national program that

The President’s Recognition Reception honors the outstanding efforts and achievements of Arizona State University faculty and staff who have made an impact in the workplace through the promotion of

Arizona State University Associate Professor Diana Bowman has been selected by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as one of 31 recipients of the 2018 

As another academic year winds down, Arizona State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is awarding faculty members who have gone far beyond expectations to facilitate scholarly

Eugenia Hernández Ruiz joins the School of Music in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as assistant professor in the music therapy program, beginning in August 2

Arizona State University’s reputation for innovation is not based on the ideas of just a few people, but on the collective creativity of everyone.

About 200 to 400 million years after the Big Bang created the universe, the first stars began to appear.

A team of scientists from Arizona State University’s School of Molecular Sciences has begun rethinking the evolutionary history of photochemical reaction centers (RCs).

In recognition of the need to curb drug use and violence for adolescents, the president of the National Scouting Association of Nicaragua signed a partnership agreement with Dale se REAL, an Arizon

Imagine a basic, primitive life form on a sandy beach. Its primary survival tactic is to get out of the way of potential predators. What is the simplest way it could move?

DNA — since the world first saw its iconic double helix structure in 1953, it has given scientists a treasure trove of insights into human health and uniqueness.

Around four billion years ago, the moon had a magnetic field that was about as strong as Earth’s magnetic field is today.

In 1799, soldiers of Napoleon’s Egyptian campaign were knocking down walls to build a fort near the city of Rosetta when they found a large basalt slab inscribed with strange symbols.

One by one during the class, strange crafts fall from the sky. They look like badminton shuttlecocks, restaurant roll baskets, or aluminum Jiffy Pop domes.

Andrea Whitsett has been named director of Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University. She has served as interim director since August.

Folding towels. Peeling fruit. Scratching microphones. Hearing sweet nothings whispered in your ear.

By all accounts, Israel del Toro should have died from the pressure-plate landmine that exploded under his military vehicle in eastern Afghanistan in December 2005.

Online education and distance learning are seeing dramatic growth and play an increasingly important role at Arizona State University and in the education activities of the School of Molecular Scie

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences elected three Arizona State University faculty members to its Class of 2018.

Heewon Kim, assistant professor in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, has been awarded the A.T.

Cities and the natural world seem to be at opposite ends of a spectrum, at least according to the dominant thinking of city dwellers like Woody Allen and mankind in general for the past 11,000 year

Soccer fanatics got a treat April 17 when Bruce Arena, the former U.S. men's soccer national team coach, visited Arizona State University. 

The first national Saber es Poder-IME Award will be awarded on April 28 to Arizona

Each year students, faculty, staff and visiting artists in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre’s dance program create a number of works.

In a

Schools. Hospitals. Laboratories. Designers and artists do as much work outside their practice rooms and studios as they do inside those traditional spaces. 

Editor's note: Read more of the highlights from the ASU + GSV Summit on our

If you want to know something about scholarly activism and indigenous communities, the office of David Martinez would be a good place to start.

In March the New York Times introduced a project called “Overlooked,” in which influential women whose lives and ac

On Monday, April 16, Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences held its annual award and recognition ceremony for outstanding students, research and teaching assistants, faculty membe

Want to understand why it’s a turbulent time for journalism? Look around in Mexico and the United States.

Continuing its commitment to further the dialogue on some of the complex issues facing our world, the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) at Arizona State University is welcomin

About 252 million years ago, more than 90 percent of all animal life on Earth went extinct.

Times sure have changed.

Young adult novels used to be about dealing with rites of passage like parents getting divorced, or dating and menstruation.

Editor's note: ASU Now will be covering this week's ASU + GSV Summit in San Diego, an event that started in 2010 with a collabor

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During a plague year, locusts affect the livelihoods of one in 10 people and cover 20 percent of the earth’s land surfaces.

The School of Music in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts welcomes Jiyeon “Jiji” Kim as assistant professor of guitar in the strings program, beginning in August

Thanks to the spread of information and technology, the world is more connected than ever before — and with the language of sport being so widely understood, the opportunities for connection can be

Olga Idriss Davis

Adolescence is a time when biological changes in the body happen faster than psychological changes, a mismatch that creates challenges for teenagers that can lead to problem behaviors, depression o

For Gary Moore, the safety of the world outside his lab matters just as much as the people inside.

Starting this week, the state's border will see more boots on the ground as hundreds of

Editor's note: You can listen to Tracey Fessenden's Billie Holiday

It’s been almost 30 years since Salt-N-Pepa implored Americans to set their puritanical misgivings aside and talk about sex, and yet we sti

In 2013 Arizona State University researchers Paulo and Jana Shakarian collaborated on a book that explored cyberwarfare from “a human-centric viewpoint,” as Paulo Shakarian described it.

This week, geographers from across the country are heading to New Orleans for the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG).

A group of interdisciplinary Arizona State University scholars are conducting research to challenge and explore our notions of health through the Institute for Humanities Research’s (IHR) 

Across the world of mammals, teeth come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.

Two recent fatalities related to autonomous vehicles are raising concerns about trade-offs between societal progress and human collateral damage.

The Science Hub (SciHub) is a new Arizona State Univesity initiative, led by Nobel Prize winner Professor Frank Wilczek and Lamonte H. Lawrence Professor Nathan Newman.

Do reindeer have red noses?

Of course they don’t. (Sorry, but they don’t fly, either.)

April 1 may have brought tricks and pranks, but Arizona State University's plans for Earth Month are no joke. 

Part of the mission of Arizona State University is to enhance its local impact and social embeddedness, and one of the best ways to achieve that is to connect people.

Rafael Reif, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the address at Arizona State University's undergraduate commencement May 7 in Phoenix.

Versatile baritone Nathan De'Shon Myers, who will join the School of Music in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in August, said he is excited to begin his new r

Criminal justice experts from the Western Hemisphere will examine the impact of violence in Latin America and the Caribbean and how to prevent it at a two-day conference held at the Arizona State U

Last semester, two Arizona State University students in Jewish studies courses used their final project assignments as opportunities for creative expression, exhibiting the material that they learn

Preliminary results from a survey of youths in Arizona show worrying trends concerning gun violence and drug use, according to a presentation at Arizona State University on Friday.

Think of someone you trust. What is it about them that makes them trustworthy?

The world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) has a problem: Women are underrepresented.

A diagnosis of cancer or other serious disease often brings a barrage of information about what to expect physically, along with pressing decisions and questions.

Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration recently released new research on its flagship Smart Course, "Habitable Worlds," published

Arizona State University's Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience will host its inaugural Mindfuln

As women demand more equity in the workplace, there’s no doubt they are underrepresented among the big technology companies.

We worry about a lot of dangers in the modern world, but what's actually most likely to hurt us?

It's an actuary's job to know the answers — or at least the probabilities.

If you believe it, you can achieve it.

The numbers are in: 46,000 square feet, 40 professional staff, three advising hubs and one career center.

 

Committed to finding pedagogical solutions and educational reforms beneficial to every Japanese citizen, Japan’s universities have begun forging international relationships to face thei

With the midterm elections just months away, the issue of health care is once again a topic of conversation in the halls of Congress, in boardrooms and at dinner tables across the country.

Steven Pinker has a message for all those standing at the ready, poised to raise the doomsday alarm at a moment’s notice: Not so fast.

Step into the bookstore on Arizona State University's Tempe campus and you'll see the familiar vibrant and promotional images that typically don ASU's vinyl event banners.

The School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University is a collaborating partner of the Race, Sex, Power 2018 conference — an event structu

On April 3, 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

How should urban planners and policy-makers manage autonomous vehicles?

The physical fitness arena is no stranger to fads. One day it’s yoga this, the next it’s CrossFit that.

The Mindfulness Community at Arizona State University hosted the M2 Mobile Mindfulness Studio on March 22 as part of the Graduate and Professional St

Arizona State University has appointed Sanjeev Khagram, a world-renowned expert in global leadership, the international political economy, sustainable development and the data revolution, as the ne

According to the director of Health Innovation Programs at Arizona State University's College of Nursing and Health Innovation, the integration of artificial intelligence into health care is inevit

Genes and proteins play essential roles in the maintenance of health and the development of disease and are the focus of the fields of genomics and proteomics, respectively.

For the second year, scientists from Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute and artists from the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts have partnered for one-night-only performances o

"Rio Reimagined," a forward-looking project to develop 45 miles of the Rio Salado, held its public launch Friday in Tempe as city, county, federal and tribal leaders gathered to review the plan tha

Dating back to the mid-16th century, the term “tomboy” has undergone changes in both gender and definition.

A recent viral video showing two women vandalizing a local mosque while sharing their ideology with three young children brought the topics of hate (and hate crimes) and tolerance back to the foref

March

People of a certain age who grew up watching a certain cartoon dad have been voicing a question since the turn of the millennium.

Tess Neal, assistant professor of psychology at Arizona State University's New College, has been invited by the Arizona Supreme Court to be the keynote speaker at the Legal Competency and Restorati

Tragic history was made recently in Tempe when a self-driving car hit and killed a human

On one of the most memorable days of her life, Kaye Reed found herself holding the jawbone of an ancestor who lived 2.8 million years ago.

Arizona State University has become the 37th school to join the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Research Consortium.

Fake news loves a fool.

Just as the cotton gin, steam power and machine tools changed the world during the Industrial Revolution, the gig economy and artificial intelligence (AI) are a reality today and promise to moderni

If aliens flew by our planet and looked down at the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, you wouldn’t blame them for moving along.

Is your research ready for commercialization? Join the ASU National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps Lunch and Learn from noon to 2 p.m.

The global decline of amphibians over the past three decades is alarming, with as many as 200 amphibian species going extinct since the late 1980s.

Our relationship with the essential element phosphorus is both personal and global.

Benjamin Blonder's frame of reference for heirloom foods goes far beyond Berkshire pork or San Marzano tomatoes.

Custard apples. Sapodilla fruit. Brazil plums. Cacao.

In front of a sold-out crowd, the 2018 Founders’ Day Awards program honored members of the ASU community for the impact and excellence of their work March 21 in Tempe.

If you happened to notice more maroon and gold than usual Tuesday on Tempe's bicycles, trains and buses, it wasn't a coincidence. 

Advent Diamond has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Smal

Phoenix was recently named as a finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2018 Mayors Challenge on the strength of its proposal for a first-of-its-ki

In today’s fast-moving, high-tech world, we leave digital footprints nearly everywhere we go, our sensitive personal information is under attack from those who want to track our habits or steal our

When Jason Thompson was growing up in North Carolina, he was immersed in all types of music in his church and at school.

The current method of programming autonomous vehicles may not be safe, according to Aviral Shrivastava, a computer science associate professor in Arizona State University’s Ira A.

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication held its annual Welcome Weekend this month for 14 prospective PhD students visiting from across the country, providing them an oppo

In most cultures, identity is inextricably tied to the land, and when land is taken, cultures can struggle to survive.

Robert Shuter, a research professor at Arizona State University's Hugh Downs School of Human Communication and professor emeritus at Marquette University, will give a keynote address at the 24th

Christians all over the world are now facing the growing threat of persecution, according to Jason Bruner, an assistant professor of religious studies in Arizona State University's School of

Strengthening the structural materials on which military forces depend is a critical challenge in national defense.

Engineering created modern Phoenix. 

Dragan Grubisic knows the daunting challenge of trying to launch business startups in highly competitive tech industries.

Imagine having a conversation with a bespectacled companion.

Earlier this week, the first fatal accident involving an autonomous vehicle occurred in Tempe, Arizona.

By revolutionizing microbiological-based technologies in water and wastewater treatment, Professors Mark van Loosdrecht and Bruce Rittmann have demonstrated the possibilities to remove harmful cont

Mayo Clinic School of Medicine recently held a national summit on innovations in physician diversity sponsored by Arizona State University.

The legal drinking age in the United States might be 21 years, but teenagers and pre-teens drink over 10 percent of all alcohol consumed in the country.

Arizona State University will answer an international call to action this Saturday when the school participates in Earth Hour 2018. 

TRAPPIST-1 is an ultra-cool red dwarf star that is slightly larger, but much more massive, than the planet Jupiter, located about 40 light-years from the sun in the constellation Aquarius.

Three Arizona State University programs are reconnecting students, faculty and staff with the origins of the food they eat.

In early March, the Center for Global Health in ASU’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change hosted this year’s Society for Economic Anthropology (SEA) international conference, with participa

The Juste family church tipi has been in service, helping heal the Salt River Gila community, for over 25 years.

Rolf Halden studies the impact of dangerous chemicals on human health.

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More than 40,000 cybersecurity professionals will descend upon San Fransisco's Moscone Center in mid-April for the annual RSA Conference, "Where the World Talks Security."

Cynthia Gaffney, a senior lecturer at Arizona State University, has been honored by the Pat Tillman Veterans Center with the Honor Roll award, signifying she went above and beyond for the veteran a

Kim Jones, director of the Cybersecurity Education Consortium at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the ASU Foundation's 2017–18 Women a

If academic units had patron saints, the Arizona State University English department’s would be Geoffrey Chaucer.

In the early morning hours of Saturday, March 17, while many Valley residents were sleeping off their pre-St.

Editor's note: Friday's events at the Barrett & O'Connor Washington Center focused on helping professional athletes transition out of their playing careers, new ways of inv

Editor's note: Opening week continued at the Ambassador Barbara Barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center at ASU.

In 2010, Arizona State University Associate Professor Bertha Manninen wrote an article on the topic of abortion for th

Assistant Professor Heewon Kim, from Arizona State University's Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, has received a top paper award from the 

Osvaldo Sala, a professor at Arizona State University and a drylands expert, has been elected president of the Ecological Society of America

Erika Camacho, associate professor of mathematics at the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, continues to add to her long list of awards.

Eli Perez currently stands as the sole Fulbright scholar from Mexico at Arizona State University, but that is likely to change as ASU’s Graduate College carves out more opportunities for talented i

Arizona has a rich historical legacy, and there’s no better time to appreciate it than in March, when temperate weather combines with opportunity for adventure during Arizona Archaeology and Herita

If it's late March and you hear cheers and boos coming from Stuart Rice's office, don't be too alarmed.

When City University of Hong Kong asked Rob Melnick to present a keynote address at its annual S-Day for Hong Kong sustainability

St. Patrick’s Day is a fun, hybrid celebration — a mixture of religion and Irish folklore, symbolism and food, plus lots and lots of green beer. (The day after? Sometimes not so much fun.)

Martin Matustik, professor of philosophy and religious studies at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the Lady Davis Fellowship at the He

In their attempts to untangle the mystery of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers have traditionally focused on damage to the basic building blocks of thought — the neurons.

Editor's note: Opening week continued at the Ambassador Barbara Barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center at ASU.

In the 1960s, an archaeologist named René Millon began mapping the ancient city of Teotihuacan in Mexico.

It’s 2218, and you’ve got some vacation time coming up. A hundred years ago this meant choices like the Bahamas, wine tasting in Napa or a drive through Italy.

A set of two books by the ASU Bilingual Press has received tremendous praise and a 2018 Book of the Year Award for highlighting the work of over 50 authors and renowned Chicano artist Malaquí

Editor's note: Opening week continued at the Ambassador Barbara Barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center at ASU.

Editor's note: These are the highlights from the first day of the opening week at the Ambassador Barbara Barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center at Arizona

A leading international society of nanotechnology professionals recently gave its top awards for research to two faculty members and a doctoral student in Arizona State University’s Ira A.

ASU Gammage will bring the best of Broadway to Tempe again in the 2018-2019 ASU Gammage Desert Financial Broadway Across America — Arizona season.

Imagine a year in Africa when summer never arrives. The sky takes on a gray hue during the day and glows red at night. Flowers do not bloom. Trees die in the winter.

As lunchtime nears, stomachs grumble and howl. That hangry sensation can claim control, overriding our ability to consider anything beyond satisfying the emptiness within.

The Arizona State University Alumni Association will honor alumni, faculty and supporters at its annual Founders’ Day Awards Dinner, set for 6 p.m.

Women can’t win, it would seem.

A good book can transport the reader into a faraway universe filled with rich detail.

This month, the W. P.

Water — always important, always controversial, always fascinating — remains surprising.

A new study in the journal


The city of Tempe will name JC Porter the recipient of its 2018 Bike Hero award this April.

In the wake of the flagship Women’s March in January 2017 and the bombshell #MeToo movement that followed in October, women’s issues have experienced a resurgence in society’s collective consciousn

Daylight saving time is right around the corner, and it's time to set those alarm clocks and watches forward again … Er, wait. Arizona doesn’t do have to do that. And neither does Hawaii.

Arizona State University School of Social Transformation Professor Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy was elected as a member of the National Academy of Education — a nonprofit organization working to ad

Giving birth is one of the most universal yet life-changing experiences, and every culture deals with it differently.

Lithium-metal batteries are among the most promising candidates for high-density energy storage technology in an expanding range of digital “smart” devices and electrical vehicles, but uncontrolled

When Lance Gharavi finalized the 2015–16 theater season for the School of Film, Dance and Theatre in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute, he made it a point to include women’s voices.

Most of us enjoy meeting a friend for a cup of coffee and a chat, but few of us pause to think about how we learn to have a conversation.

New research shows that sections of the San Francisco Bay shoreline are sinking at rates of nearly half an inch (10 millimeters) a year.

The Social and Cultural Pedagogy master's degree program of the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University co-organized "Social Education and Social Pedagogy: Bridging Traditions a

From stately cruise ships to Olympic host cities, recent headline-grabbing outbreaks prove that norovirus — an incapacitating and vaccine-less stomach bug that causes vomiting and diarrhea — can st

How do students cope and find meaning when they begin to question the faith they’ve grown up with?

Can you unplug from your device and not feel anxious?

Many universities have a presence in Washington, D.C.: a lobbyist, an internship coordinator, or a few folks who hand out swag and try to wrangle money out of federal agencies.

Science fiction books and movies have largely formed the public's worldview of artificial intelligence, often clouding the truth on where we stand with the technology.

So, you’re an Arizona State University student living off-campus in Tempe.

When Joe Casavecchia transferred to Arizona State University from a small liberal arts college in Iowa, he wasn't sure if the transition would be easy.

Immigration uncertainty is causing headaches — literally — for millions of Latino parents across the country, regardless of their legal status.

Harvey Weinstein. Kevin Spacey. Bill Cosby. Rob Porter.

For historian Yasmin Saikia, Women's History Month is an opportunity to recognize all women, in addition to trailblazing historical figures.

Proteins are central players in life processes and are among the most versatile and essential biomolecules.

Arizona State University is setting out to disrupt the old concept of higher education by offering learning to everyone across the lifespan.

About the only thing more dangerous than a fake news story is a fake news video.

Gemneo Bioscience, a genomics technology company seeking to revolutionize diagnosis and treatment for cancer and other diseases, was named last week as one of six Arizona bioscience startup firms t

Wanda Dalla Costa, an architect who has spent nearly two decades working with indigenous communities in North America, has joined the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State Un

February

Technology has irreversibly disrupted the labor market and now the nation’s education system must change in order to keep up, according to the president of Arizona State University.

For sheer versatility, there’s no molecule quite like DNA. The iconic double helix carries the genetic blueprint for living forms ranging from single-celled organisms to human beings.

In 1955, 15-year-old Claudette Colvin refused to give up her Montgomery, Alabama, bus seat to a white passenger and was arrested.

But you probably haven't heard of her.

Long ago, about 400,000 years after the beginning of the universe —the Big Bang — the universe was dark.

Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) not only draws people passionate about global life, but gives those people a chance to begin their global career

Evolution describes how all living forms cope with challenges in their environment, as they struggle to persevere against formidable odds.

“A society is defined not only by what it creates, but what it refuses to destroy,” environmentalist John Sawhill said.

“Gunfire Erupts at a School. Leaders Offer Prayers. Children Are Buried. Repeat.”

Today the Arizona State University Foundation will accept a $2 million grant from the Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority (MCIDA) to fund a new workforce development project to acceler

In the search for treatments of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers are now looking for new approaches to understand how the progressive disease starts so they can better put a stop to it.

Arizona Senators Jeff Flake and Jon Kyl have been named the

When Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus opened in 2006, almost all of the students taking general science courses in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts were nursing majors

The challenge of learning human anatomy and physiology can be daunting for many undergraduates: identifying all 206 bones and their every bump, notch and groove; the 320 muscle pairs; the structure

Arizona State University's School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership held its inaugural spring conference Friday and Saturday on the Tempe campus.

Arizona State University's Open Door held its finale at the Tempe campus on Saturday, where visitors learned from ASU experts on a veritable smorgasbord of c

The YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix recognized Elsie Moore, Arizona State University School of Social Transformation professor and director, by awarding her with its 20

African swine fever is a highly contagious, viral infection affecting pigs. It has devastated domestic herds in many regions and brought economic hardship.

Can we stay young forever, or even recapture lost youth?

Some of Arizona State University's best and brightest professors are headed back to the classroom. Kind of ...

There was a day early in Paola Boivin’s hall-of-fame sports writing career when she nearly called it quits.

Most performances happen within four walls; this performance will be bisected by one. 

Nathan Johnson’s research is playing a significant role in the quest to overcome energy poverty throughout the world.

Experience hands-on fun for all-ages inside the Biodesign Institute for ASU Open Door from 1–6 p.m. Saturday.

Buckeye resident Michelle Myers went to bed one night in 2015 with a crippling migraine and woke up with a thick British accent.

Arizona State University Art Museum is pleased to announce "SABER ACOMODAR: Art and Workshops of Jalisco 1915–Now", which opens to the

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has selected Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy, President’s Professor of Indigenous Education and Justice in the School of Social Transformation at A

Arizona State University’s Danielle McNamara was named an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Fellow for 2018.

A new demographic of never-married women in their 40s who have children has emerged in recent years, in sharp contrast to traditional family models like the so-called "nuclear family."

Republican Rep. David S.

Professor Greg Wise from the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at ASU's West campus was recently announced as the 2017 winner of the

New College Assistant Professor of Psychology Jessica Salerno has been tabbed as a "Rising Star" by the Association for Psychological Science.

A 2,000-year-old handprint changed the course of Kelly Knudson’s life.

Ants, like humans, deal with disease. To deal with the bacteria that cause some of these diseases, some ants produce their own antibiotics.

How do you get 1,500 school supplies from Arizona to an island nearly 3,000 miles away?

Erika Lynne Hanson plucked some tiny bugs off of a prickly pear paddle and squished them, releasing a brilliant reddish-purple stain onto a fold of white silk.

In Mumbai, India, 55 percent of the city’s population lives in slums that only cover about 6 to 8 percent of the city’s land.

What makes humans special? It's a question mankind has puzzled over for centuries.

The internet. We use it every day, all day, and barely think about it.

To help usher in the 21st century with a radical new mechanical structure, Hanqing Jiang reached back to the eighth century for inspiration.

The School of International Letters and Cultures is a place for leaders, and one of the people demonstrating that is 

Anson Chan, a longtime Hong Kong dignitary and fierce advocate of human rights and the rule of law, was awarded the O’Connor Justice Prize in a recent ceremony at the Arizona Biltmore.

U.S. presidents have been political game-changers, prolific writers and social-policy pioneers. But did you know about the speeding and the cheerleading? 

Access to energy is at the nexus of many social problems, and improving the ability of people to gain access to affordable, reliable energy could help mitigate the effects of poverty and a ho

Chris Wharton sees the world very differently than you or me.

As humans reach out technologically to see if there are other life forms in the universe, one important question needs to be answered: When we make contact, how are we going to handle it?

Faculty, staff and alumni in Arizona State University’s School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts engaged students and community members of all ages at the Musical Instrume

Archaeologists are seeing the Maya culture in a whole new light thanks to an emerging technology that has identified countless new buildings that had been hidden for centuries.

The most-decorated Olympian of all time made headlines in 2008 for something other than his athletic prowess — or, ahem, lung capacity — when some outlets alleged Michael Phelps, the U.S.

Researchers from across Arizona State University are coming together to analyze, preserve and revitalize historic materials found during the renovation of Park Central Mall in midtown Phoenix.

Teachers and school administrators became students for a day — enacting the role of both engineer and client — to design and build a rough prototype of a smartphone case.

Valentine’s Day used to be about cards, chocolates, flowers, dinner and catching a romantic comedy. But love in the digital age is all about staging and putting your best foot forward online.

Are you in need of some fitness alignment in your mateship? Do you see potential pair bonding in your future? Or are you just looking for good, old-fashioned love?

The importance of doctoral advisers can hardly be overstated, but when you talk to ARCS Foundation Scholars about the guidance they have received, you understand the adviser’s vital role.

The very rare animals that reproduce asexually — only about one in a thousand of all vertebrate species — are thought to be at an extreme fitness and ecological disadvantage compared with their sex

Arizona State University lecture Almira Poudrier was honored with the Juliana Yoder Friend of the Humanities Award, an annual recognition of those people and organizations who use human

In an international environment which some observers have argued is as dangerous as at any time during the Cold War, what do advances in modern warfare mean for national and international security?

A recently broadcast multipart Korean television documentary that explores new treatments for people with autism and gastrointestinal problems includes reports on research led by three Arizona Stat

For many STEM students, working for NASA is a lifelong dream. For Arizona State University's NASA Space Grant Scholars, that dream is already a reality.

In a major advancement in nanomedicine, Arizona State University scientists, in collaboration with researchers from the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST) of the Chinese Academy

It’s easy to watch the evening news and assume Homo sapiens is one of the most recalcitrant species on the planet.

Arizona State University's Open Door continued at the West campus in Glendale on Saturday, where visitors learned about forensics, toured the biomedical research lab, played games, hung out with Sp

Leaders in Greece and the Republic of Macedonia are close to

Valerie Mueller, a new assistant professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies, is settling right in to Arizona State University after joing the faculty in fall 2017.

A leading criminology association recognized the work of two Arizona State University criminology professors and the research of an ASU doctoral student. 

For many, studying religion at a public university may seem out of place. Studying historical cultures and ancient languages in order to learn more about your own culture? Even more so.

The John S. and James L.

This week Arizona State University's College of Nursing and Health Innovation welcomed some high profile internationa

Arizona State University researcher Kevin Langergraber knows nearly 200 chimpanzees of the Ngogo community by sight and by name — Jackso

In a just-launched podcast series, listeners will hear that "one of the reasons Alexander Hamilton is so interesting for the 21st century is that he was a communications genius."

It’s a bold thing for an education dean of a major university to admit: The education system doesn’t work well enough for enough people and communities, and colleges of education have to change in

Four minutes.

Twenty-six bullets.

Four dead.

A manhunt spanning hundreds of miles.

One of the longest prison sentences in Arizona history.

When Thomas Dishion began his career in psychology in the 1980s, “intervention was a pipe dream.”

Cammy Bellis, from Arizona State University's T.

ATM machines across the country are being targeted by a wave of criminals in search of an illegal high-tech payday. The Secret Service calls this phenomenon “jackpotting,” and are warning U.S.

It might sound contrived, given her area of expertise, but to ASU Jewish studies Director Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, a career in academia is like a secular version of a religious commitment.

Arizona State University is part of a new coalition of 13 leading research universities that will help communities achieve their climate goals and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future.

At 1:45 p.m. Arizona time on Tuesday, SpaceX successfully test launched its Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, seven years after first announcing the project.

For Arizona State University professor and historian Denise E.

It’s an adult world, and kids are just living in it.

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is hosting a large-scale public expo featuring cutting-edge technologie

Along with using her engineering expertise to develop cutting-edge diagnostic tools for use in health care, Jennifer Blain Christen is also venturing into new forms of treatment.

Why don’t things work?

Jason Thompson, assistant professor in the School of Music, has been selected to speak at TEDxASU: Boundless in March.

On the first floor of the Children’s Museum of Phoenix, an Arizona State University scientist from the Department of Psychology sits across a table from a 2-year-old child.

Arizona State University Professor Daniel Bodansky isn’t a betting man, especially when it comes to global climate change.

The Downtown Phoenix campus continued this year's Open Door series on Friday, welcoming visitors — who mingled with the Phoenix First Friday art and music crowd — for a peek inside Arizona State Un

Most people have heard of blood diamonds. They’re mined in war zones, often by children, and sold to finance insurgencies, terrorism or warlord activities. 

Arizona State University this week announced the appointment of Emre Toker as the executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the W. P.

Krista Ratcliffe’s first semester at Arizona State University began in a cloud of dust.

January

Arizona State University’s Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics has surpassed Harvard in the Center for World University Rankings on fa

This year’s flu season has been nasty and unrelenting, and unfortunately, it's ramping up to be the worst in nearly a decade.

Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College has been awarded a $12.4 million grant by the Kern Family Foundation to develop and incorporate character education into its teacher and

Last May, Arizona State University set itself on a course toward becoming a more mindful institution with

Social media can be extremely useful when you have something to shout from the rooftops — like, say, groundbreaking research — and indeed, many scholars regularly use it so.

From the 2017 total solar eclipse to this week’s 

This May, Arizona State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences dean’s office will be leaving its headquarters in the Fulton Center and moving to the ne

Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures is packed with students and professors explaining the benefits of studying language

It almost sounds like the start of a joke: How do you get a staunch Republican and a left-leaning Democrat to have a civil conversation about Arizona politics? Sit ’em down for a meal.

At Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures, students and staff demonstrate every day how useful and accessible langua

How many bicycles pass through Arizona State University's Tempe campus on a daily basis? How about each year?

With the hope that someday scientists will advance regenerative therapy in humans, an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Arizona State University and two other institutions has discovered i

From an early-morning lunar eclipse “blood moon” to an evening blue “super” moon, Wednesday, Jan. 31, will be a day full of lunar excitement. 

The city of Miami is sinking.

Psyche, NASA’s Discovery mission to a unique metal asteroid, has a new digital home at ASU as of this week.

Vaira Vike-Freiberga, the first scholar-in-residence u

Going to college should be an unsettling experience.

Pope Francis, Elon Musk and Hollywood science fiction writers regularly envision smart robots taking over jobs and invading our privacy.

As the conversations surrounding borderlands continue to evolve, so too does Arizona State University's role as a thought leader in the global discourse on borderland studies.

Prepare to exercise your brain: National Puzzle Day is Jan. 29.

Each January the National Association of College and University Business Officers compiles data from hundreds of institutions of higher learning across the U.S., public and private.

Three Arizona State University student-led payload projects have been selected to launch into space on Blue Origin’s "New Shepard" space vehicle

Stem cells possess great potential for the study and treatment of disease.

With expected changes in climate, what will life at Arizona State University look like in the future? ASU community members have an opportunity to shape the answer.

Orange juice. Cable television. Water.

Valeria Fernández, a veteran independent multimedia journalist who leads an innovative Spanish-language journalism program at Arizona State University’s Walter Cr

Neurodegenerative diseases affect millions of people around the world. In the U.S.

There are big-picture jobs, and then there’s Peter Schlosser’s mission.

He has the whole world in his hands.

More than a decade ago, ASU declared its intent to become the world leader in sustainability research and education, taking the first steps in 2004 with the launch of the Global Institute of

The 90th annual Academy Awards ceremony will offer a bit of everything: epic films, indies with heart, female directors, black best actor nominees, a Pakistani-American screenwriter, Meryl Streep (

In a new study, a team of Arizona State University researchers have examined the effects of Alzheimer’s disease to rob brain cells of their primary energy source — decades before symptoms fir

This month, Arizona State University added two significant, historical texts to its archive.

In June 1967, The Beatles released a song that would go on to be covered more than 50 times, no doubt because it proclaimed a universally appealing truism: “I get by with a little help from my frie

Kathy Kudravi, a veteran award-winning sports journalist who has led news teams at ESPN and CNN, has been named the executive editor of a new international sports research and knowledge lab at Ariz

Robert D. Ohmart, a titan of southwestern ecology and former professor at Arizona State University, passed away at his home in Chandler, Arizona on Jan. 14. He was surrounded by his family.

Tragedies like wildfires, floods and mass shootings can’t always be prevented, but the devastating effects can be lessened if hospitals are fully prepared to treat wounded people.

Vaira Vike-Freiberga, former president of the Republic of Latvia (1999–2007), and current president of the World Leadership Alliance/Club De Madrid, has joined

Silicon Valley: the place that invented the Juicero, PetChatz and countless apps to solve problems you never knew you had. And now comes the idea of drinking water from a puddle.

Contributions over the past 25 years to education and research, along with endeavors that have made him an international leader in the transportation engineering field, have earned Arizona State Un

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is expanding its pioneering digital audiences programs with the additio

Have you ever felt a deep, instant bond with a city? A place where the people, culture and even the architecture all seem to whisper, “This is where you belong”?

Joanna Grabski, the director of the School of Art in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, recently participated in the 60th annual meeting of the African Studies Association.

Some people think that STEM and liberal arts don’t go together.

Dash is up and Bitcoin is down. U.S. Nasdaq Market Technology and Switzerland’s SIX Securities Services are exploring digital ledger technologies for stock market trades.

Arizona State University and Dash, a top digital currency for payments, have announced a partnership designed to accelerate research, development and education in ways that advance blockchain trans

A Los Angeles man gets into an online gaming dispute over a $1.50 wager and retaliates by sending a SWAT team to his opponent’s home.

When a false alarm warning of an impending nuclear missile launch recently panicked Hawaiians, it raised bigger questions on U.S. emergency preparedness.

Bob Corker. Jeff Flake. Orrin Hatch. Darrell Issa. The list of political heavyweights who have decided to retire or opt out of bids for re-election is growing.

Arizona State University professor and Arizona Sports Hall of Fame inductee Paola Boivin was selected Wednesday as one of six new members to serve on the

To help NASA better explore outer space, Yuji Zhao headed to Capitol Hill with NASA’s best and brightest collaborators in academia to talk space tech with U.S. Congress members.

The complex network of signals in the human brain make us capable of amazing athletic feats and innovative ideas, but t

Most people who pursue a degree in liberal arts and humanities have probably been asked why or what they intend to do with such a degree.

It’s a commonly held belief that college is where you “find yourself,” whether that means realizing a passion for the arts or discovering a hidden talent for mastering equations.

A team made up of a student, a professor and a graduate from The Design School in ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts won the American Institute o

It’s cool when everybody knows your name, but if you’re running a big company, fame can have a down side.

A lab at Arizona State University is measuring the link between exercise and higher thinking.

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has created a new speaker series focusing on the critical workplace issues impacting women in the media.

Twenty years, the threat of personal violence and two unexpected deaths have not quelled the fervor of Maria Cruz Torres to make visible the travails of the female shrimp traders whose literal bloo

The undergraduate degree in earth and space exploration at Arizona State University combines science, engineering and education to investigate Earth, its solar system and the universe.

Come watch the Arizona State University Gym Devils as they take on California at noon Jan. 28.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights icon, a beacon of light during a dark time in American history, and a defender of the poor, downtrodden and underrepresented.

Of the 18,891 classes offered at Arizona State University, PHY 498: Workshop in Perception Technology stands out.

March on West has been a tradition as part of Arizona State University’s Martin Luther King, Jr.

To meet the world of big data and ask big questions, Arizona State University just added a powerful new research computing capability.

After receiving his doctorate in microbiology in the 1980s, Mitch Magee, now a researcher in the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, began studying tuberculosis (TB) in a lab on the Ea

Journalists and media professionals from around the globe will share their perspectives on major international issues as part of an annual speaker series at Arizona State University’s

Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” is one of the most highly anticipated films of the year, featuring a star-studded cast, plenty of Oscar buzz and expectations that it will take home some snazzy hardwa

In 2021, a spacecraft the size of a Cheerios box will carry a small telescope into Earth orbit on an unusual mission.

Film and video artist Jon Jost will visit Arizona State University this weekend to work with current ASU students in classes and workshops and to premiere his latest film, “Again and Again.”

From a vacant plot in a blighted neighborhood spring neatly combed rows of plants put in by the neighbors.

Kimberly Marshall, the Patricia and Leonard Goldman Endowed Professor in Organ in the Arizona State University School of Music, is known worldwide for her compel

The world is awash in discarded plastics.

Evolution is the creative force shaping all earthly life. It is also the reason why all multicellular life is susceptible to cancer.

Arizona State University has been awarded a $380,000 grant from the Andrew W.

You never forget the first time you look through a microscope.

ASU prof  and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Charlie Rolsky seems to be everywhere you look on campus. Tossing carne asada on a fire on a desert camping trip with biology students.

The 2018 Golden Globes went dark Sunday night, dressing to match the pall of sexual misconduct that has hung over Hollywood and beyond this past year.

Alonzo Jones has one of the best jobs at Arizona State University: associate athletic director for inclusion and championship life.

Who doesn’t want to lead a championship life?

The spread of influenza across the U.S. usually starts slowly in October and peaks with the most reported cases near the end of flu season in February and early March.

To make the iconic, twisted double helix that accounts for the diversity of life, DNA rules specify that G always pairs with C, and A with T.

A wounded soldier is whisked off a battlefield. To stop him from hemorrhaging, a medic injects him with a tiny capsule packed with electronics, then waves a wand over him. The bleeding ceases.

Cameron G.

As Arizona State University ushers in a new year, it also prepares to welcome new leadership among its ranks.

Browsing labels in the meat aisle can be confusing, especially when it comes to the word “natural.”

Thirteen journalism professors from eight states and two countries are at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Julie Codell, art history professor in the School of Art in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, recently publish

Arizona State University's approach to global research engagement addresses some of the most pressing problems facing us in health today: issues such as global pandemics and a growing cancer incide

From eating well to living well and working well, Arizona State University's College of Nursing and Health Innovation prides itself on the wellness culture it has cu

The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a multi-year grant of $6,421,402 to Stephen Albert Johnston at Arizona State University to support the largest interventional canine clinical trial ever conduc

As the calendar year drew to a close, two researchers with Arizona State University's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning received great news ab

On the heels of revelations about some of Hollywood’s most notorious sex scandals come similar exposés that bring to light how pervasive sexual harassment is across many industries.

Humans may be the dominant cause of global temperature rise, but they also could be a crucial factor in helping to reduce it, according to a new study that for the first time builds a novel model t