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July

The Critical Languages Institute at Arizona State University has added Ukrainian to its roster of languages taught to bolster national...
Capt. Moises A. Ochoa’s first experience at Arizona State University ended with him dropping out in 2003.“I was very happy (at ASU); I made...
The availability of water from underground aquifers is vital to the basic needs of more than 1.5 billion people worldwide, including those...
Nick Stephanopoulos, assistant professor in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences and member of the Biodesign Institute’s...
Editor's note: This is part of a series investigating gun violence from many angles.Arizona State University English Professor James...
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...
How did small, isolated groups of ancient humans come to form complex societies?To gain some insight, said author Charles Stanish in...
Diatoms are tiny, unicellular creatures, inhabiting oceans, lakes, rivers and soils. Through their respiration, they produce close to a...
Editor's note: This is the final installment in a three-part series on energy research at ASU. The first story examined the need for...
Kimberly Scott, ASU professor of women and gender studies and founding director of Arizona State University's Center for Gender Equity in...
While the policies for separating children from their parents or guardians at the U.S.-Mexico border have recently changed, there are still...
As large swaths of the country grapple with drought, a new book looks to how to build resiliency in unsure times."Building Resilience for...
Editor's note: This is the first in a three-part series on energy research at ASU. The second story examines at the challenges facing solar...
In late May, Professor Nina Berman of the School of International Letters and Cultures, Professor Beth Blue Swadener of the School of...
This is a story about timing.Specifically, how the Sonoran Desert’s most mysterious creatures delay leaving the nest until there’s a good...
Craig Calhoun, the world-renowned social scientist and former director and president of the London School of Economics and Political...
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...
Editor's note: This is part of a series investigating gun violence from many angles.Any news organization could tell you that guns are...
Editor's note: This is part of a series investigating gun violence from many angles.School safety has become an urgent topic among...
It is noon on a Friday in the middle of June and most of the Barrett Honors College Complex is quiet. But inside the refectory, known to...

June

The Arizona monsoon technically starts June 15 each year, but every desert dweller knows that it's July when the fireworks usually get...
Researchers in Arizona State University’s Department of Psychology received a five-year grant for just under $2.5 million from the USDA to...
Arizona State University has been selected to receive the 2018 Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) University Award, an honor created to...
As the summer temperatures continue to heat up, the most vulnerable citizens in our communities are at risk of succumbing to the ill...
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...
Zika now has a cousin — the Keystone virus — and not everyone likes this new addition to the family.University of Florida researchers have...
Like our oceans, today’s continents are brimming with life. Yet billions of years ago, before the advent of plants, continents would have...
Fossil records tell us that the first macroscopic animals appeared on Earth about 575 million years ago. Twenty-four million years later,...
One day last April, Arizona State University biologist Matt Chew was leading his Novel Ecosystems class along the banks of the Gila River...
Nighttime in Phoenix is getting hotter, and it’s not just Old Town Scottsdale's nightlife scene.According to scientists, Phoenix has become...
More than 3,700 exoplanets (planets around other stars) have been discovered over the past 30 years. In response to this, NASA’s Nexus for...
The last known male northern white rhinoceros is dead.Sudan was a captive rhino that lived at a zoo in Czechia for 34 years before being...
The Arizona State University Department of Psychology has a history of research supporting children and adolescents experiencing crisis,...
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...
President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced plans to end the policy of separating immigrant children from parents who cross illegally...
An international team of researchers, including Alejandra Ortiz, a postdoctoral researcher with Arizona State University's Institute of...
Arizona State University alumnus Ben Ellis’ Sun Devil story starts with getting rejected from the schools he applied to in his home state.“...
In college, science is often seen as an exclusive field — one reserved only for exceptionally bright students. And for decades, academic...
In a move that has stunned and disappointed many in the diplomatic world, the Trump administration announced Tuesday its withdrawal from...
American flag bunting, barbecues, Bomb Pops and John Philip Sousa: We all know the trappings of a great July Fourth celebration. But no...
Arizona State University political science PhD graduates are employed both in a range of professions and more traditionally as professors...
Juneteenth, a portmanteau of the words “June” and “nineteenth,” was born out of what was once referred to as the “peculiar institution” of...
Geologists have long thought that the central section of California's famed San Andreas Fault — from San Juan Bautista southward to...
It’s remarkable choreography: In each of our bodies, more than 37 trillion cells tightly coordinate with other cells to organize into the...
Just as the school year was ending for most Arizona State University students, the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership ...
Andres Munoz, a doctoral student in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology, studies cooperation from an evolutionary...
Government leaders in Greece and the Republic of Macedonia have agreed on a resolution to their long-standing dispute over naming rights,...
Bridging language instruction and community is a proven winner for Rosti Vana and Rosita Scerbo, PhD students at the School of...
Dubbed by some as "the strangest star in the universe," the star known as KIC 8462852, Boyajian's Star, or Tabby's Star, is a little hotter...
Could plants, fungi and animals provide information to scientists on preventing cancer in humans? It’s possible, according to researchers...
It’s a disclaimer that echoes passionately through the lecture halls of every beginning archaeology course: It’s not like the Indiana Jones...
Time seems to stand still during a cross-country flight, but then it flies while you're reading a good book. Carter Daniels, a graduate...
When Elyse Kats heads off to study sustainability in northern Arizona this summer, she’ll be among the first Arizona State University...
As Dorothy and the Scarecrow learned, sometimes nature talks back. In the land of Oz, that meant taking an apple in the face from a tree. ...
"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...
Drug addiction is complex, and Arizona State University neuroscientist Foster Olive has spent his career working to unravel why and how the...
Arizona State University alumna Sarah Lords’ path to choosing global studies as a degree can be traced back to her parents.The communist...
Keith Kintigh has seen the future of archaeology — and it’s not what you might expect. His vision includes projects that examine multiple...
Take that, cancer.Arizona State University has been awarded more than $8.5 million over five years from the National Cancer Institute to...
Arizona State University has lost a luminary in the field of prevention science: Thomas Dishion died June 1.He earned his Bachelor of Art...
More than one-third of American adults and roughly 17 percent of children in the U.S. are obese, a condition behind some of the leading...
As technology changes, so does the need for a workforce that can rapidly adapt to new ways of mining important research data. In the life...
Political science senior Wesley Jefferies was advertising his English tutoring services when he fielded the request of an unusual patron....
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 figure of Robert F. Kennedy casts a long shadow, equally split between what was and what could have been. That dichotomy doesn’t appear...
Half of the world’s stomachs, particularly in Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, depend heavily on one staple food...
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,...
The promotion from assistant to associate professor is a trying endeavor during which researchers have to establish a reputation as a...
Each day in the United States, 116 people die from an opioid-related drug overdose. Opioid addiction has reach epidemic levels and is...
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...

May

Ruben Gonzales is an alumni of Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC), after graduating in May this...
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. Actually...
The Latin American Academy of Sciences has announced the election of Arizona State University's Professor Fernando Ponce as a Foreign...
Satirical or sex-obsessed? Self-hating or self-commentary? Of the many ways late author Philip Roth has been described and discussed, the...
IBM has selected Arizona State University alumnus Harry Kolar as one of its 2018 IBM fellows.IBM awards this high distinction to...
Arizona State University abounds with academics who are also authors — often prolific ones — and their publications range from research-...
Arizona State University Department of Psychology undergraduate Ashley Thompson's to-do list probably looks different than her peers'. In...
Starting college is exciting, but it also can be stressful, especially for minority students. Researchers in the Arizona State University...
Larissa Gaias recently received her PhD from Arizona State University's T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics. In addition...
"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.May is National...
Volcanic eruptions have a way of leaving people awestruck. And the recent eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea has been no different: the photos...
Mansur Mekan is a senior at Arizona State University majoring in political science. With the assistance of the SPGS Travel Support award...
Abigail Bardales is now an alumni of Arizona State University after graduating in early May from Barrett, The Honors College.  With a...
Two Arizona State University students, Kinley Ragan and Karen Ibarra, have been awarded the 2018 Udall Undergraduate Scholarship.They are...
A lot can happen at 160 degrees Fahrenheit: Eggs fry, salmonella bacteria dies, and human skin will suffer third-degree burns. If a car is...
The largest college within Arizona State University has coalesced under one roof.This week, deans and administrative staff of the College...
Most of us hope that our confessional emails to friends won’t wind up on the internet.However, Arizona State University Assistant Professor...
Innovation at Arizona State University often comes in the form of research, business ideas and technology. In the case of ASU alumna Amanda...
Three Sun Devils, who are also alumni of the Arizona State University TRIO Veterans Upward Bound program, recently received scholarships...
Qunshan Zhao of Arizona State University and Bisola Falola of the University of Texas at Austin are the recipients of the 2018 J. Warren...
Xia Zhang, Arizona State University principal lecturer of Chinese, brings her multicultural and linguistic knowledge into the classrooms of...
As humans, we know some of the factors that can cause cancer to develop in our bodies. Smoking, poor diets, pollution, chemicals used as...
Arizona State University and Hiroshima University in Japan have entered into an agreement that will promote academic exchange and develop...
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...
Political science alumna Caroline Nielson Decker, who graduated in the class of 1992, felt that Arizona State University gave her a deep...
An Arizona State University philosophy student’s interest in the crossroads of education, childhood and political theory led him to writing...
They interviewed an award-winning journalist who had just returned from Syria. They learned how religious conflict ushered in the modern...
The Dynamics of Perception, Action and Cognition Lab (DPAC) in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology recently hosted a...
Student speech is having a moment on the national stage.Since the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14,...
Hawaii’s Big Island has been under siege for the last two weeks due to violent activity from the Kilauea volcano, which has produced...
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...
This summer, Arizona State University's School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership launches its inaugural Civic Leadership...
The Department of Psychology at Arizona State University promoted Virginia Kwan to full professor this year. Kwan joined ASU in 2009 and...
“ASU has the spirit of America in it,” says Khashayar “Shay” Khatiri, a recent graduate of the School of Politics and Global Studies and...
Psychology is the study of human behavior, but not all psychologists directly study people. Some psychologists like Daniel McNeish, a new...
Candidates running for political office have typically been expected to keep their noses clean and offer voters a crime-free reputation....
John Cava is a rare college student to complete not just a double major but a triple major in his studies at Arizona State University.Cava...
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...
Paulette Zinzun, a political science student at Arizona State University's Tempe campus, splits her time between school and working at...
Katherine Nelson is an alumni of Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures. Now she is studying law at ASU's...
Royal watchers have had plenty of reasons to rejoice lately: Queen Elizabeth’s 92nd birthday last month, the recent birth of Prince William...
Arizona State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is proud to announce K. Tsianina Lomawaima as this year’s Gary S....
Though it began only three years ago, the Master of Science in applied behavior analysis (MS ABA) program in the Department of Psychology...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. As a graduating senior at Arizona State University, Ciera...
Most people go to college to enhance their education, bolster their professional status and increase their earning power. But a doctoral...
Carole Greenes has been honored with the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).VIDEO...
When it comes to matching simplicity with staggering creative potential, DNA may hold the prize. Built from an alphabet of just four...
In the 1950s, after the Indian Relocation Act was enacted, Priscilla Espinoza’s family moved from the Gila River Indian Community in the...
Editor's note: Kenneth Chavez is the diplomat-in-residence for the Southwest region. Based at ASU, he hosts events introducing students to...
The popular meme proclaiming that all dogs are puppies assumes that humans’ adoration of canines is not conditional on their age. But a new...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Samantha Hernandez’s interest in political science...
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...
Arizona State University's Human Rights Film Festival provided an opportunity for students to engage in conversations on a variety of...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. For Corina Tapscott of Phoenix, serving the community is...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Gabriel Leon, who is graduating this semester from the...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Graduating senior Kaitlyn Felix dreams of becoming a...
Can a fast food job, the Navy and Wikipedia lead to your ideal career?That’s what led Arizona State University graduate Christopher Cameron...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. When Melanie Wood started taking classes at a community...
Vasthy Lamadrid, a student majoring in political science at Arizona State University, was recently awarded the Roberto L. Pastor Student...
Arizona State University is a school of master learners — those capable of learning and thriving in anything they set out to accomplish....
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Zhihan Jennifer Zhang’s grandparents were schoolteachers...
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated at Arizona State University in April and nationally in May, but in the Asian Pacific...
To have Joni Adamson tell it, these are exciting times for the environmental humanities. And she should know: Adamson, a professor in the...
“I try to let myself be inspired daily by treating each new thing I learn as a treasure and by expressing my gratitude that I am able to be...
The School of International Letters and Cultures is part of a new class being offered in the fall 2018 semester at Arizona State University...
As an Arizona State University graduate student, Rachel Yoho wanted to push the boundaries of renewable energy research. What she didn’t...
Fire. Equipment failure. Sensor malfunction. Punctures in space suits.The list of what can go (and has gone) wrong in space is a long one,...
May is National Bike Month. Established in 1956, the monthlong observance aims to showcase the benefits of cycling and encourage...
The Arizona State University Department of Psychology won big at the 2018 Pitchfork Awards, netting the ASU Changemaker Entrepreneurship...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement.Christina Haswood (Tódich'ii'nii, Dibéłzhíní, Naasht'ézhi...

April

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Getting a degree or being a parent is a lot of work for...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Hannah Fowl not only received an ASU Alumni Association...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Sometimes, it just takes one experience to change the...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Shawn Courson stands out among his fellow history majors...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Nobel Prize laureate Thomas Mann once said, “A writer is...
Lindsey Conrow had hit an obstacle in her doctoral research at Arizona State University when the new PLuS Alliance initiative cleared the...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Judith Perera is ready to finish her 26th consecutive...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Ruben Gonzales is soon to graduate with a Jewish studies...
A peace treaty is potentially in the works for North and South Korea, and leaders say they plan to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula within...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Arizona State University student Ryan Lee graduates this...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Originally from Hartford, Connecticut, Arizona State...
Since arriving on the Arizona State University campus in 1971 as a new assistant professor, Robert Cialdini has been giving to the...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. A first-generation college student who grew up in Tempe,...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Balanding Manneh knows the value of recognizing and...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Hailing from Kirksville, Missouri — a small, tornado-...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. This May, Chad Kwiatkowski will be graduating from ASU...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Alexandria Layton, from Ahwatukee, Arizona, is a...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Graduating doctoral student Sarah Elizabeth Snyder earned...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. When she graduates in a few weeks, Catie Carson will have...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Charity Bhebhe is an international student graduating...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Born to teenage parents and raised by a single mother in...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Adam Pinkerton has a few titles: father, high school...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Alexis Abboud knew from a young age that she wanted to...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. With less than one week to go before defending her...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Growing up in Phoenix, Daniela Rios always wanted to be a...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Victoria Hernandez, a native of Plainsboro, New Jersey,...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. For ASU student Maritsa Leyva Martinez, fiction writing...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Hailing from Springfield, Virginia, Arizona State...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. This May, Heather Meyer will be graduating from Arizona...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Global studies majors focus on the globalized world and...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. At the recent School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) Awards...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Passion. Hard work. And courage.These are the things...
Forrest Schreick has long been a friendly face around Coor Hall. For the last six years, the graduating philosophy MA student made the...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Seham Abdulhameed Tomihi wasn’t giving up. She first came...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Arizona State University undergraduate Dimiana “Dimi”...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Navneet Kaur was raised in India and moved to Phoenix...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. For Lauren Pious, there’s no place quite like home. Still...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement. Ashley Gagnon says she wasn't emotionally ready for...
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...
Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects 7 million to 10 million people worldwide and is the leading movement-related disorder, causing progressive...
Arizona State University School of Social Transformation Professor K. Tsianina Lomawaima has been elected as a member of the American...
As another academic year winds down, Arizona State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is awarding faculty members who have...
When Robert Page walks through the 4 million honey bees housed at Arizona State University, he sees the potential to better understand how...
About 200 to 400 million years after the Big Bang created the universe, the first stars began to appear. Ordinarily stars lying at such a...
Sophia Fasani was born prematurely, weighing in at 4 pounds and without a heartbeat.Her mother had received more than 100 units of O-...
Around four billion years ago, the moon had a magnetic field that was about as strong as Earth’s magnetic field is today. How the moon,...
A team of scientists from Arizona State University’s School of Molecular Sciences has begun rethinking the evolutionary history of...
Nik Dave has worked in Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute since he was a sophomore in high school. So when offered the...
DNA — since the world first saw its iconic double helix structure in 1953, it has given scientists a treasure trove of insights into human...
Leena Bui, a graduate student in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University, is a recipient of the National Science...
One by one during the class, strange crafts fall from the sky. They look like badminton shuttlecocks, restaurant roll baskets, or aluminum...
By all accounts, Israel del Toro should have died from the pressure-plate landmine that exploded under his military vehicle in eastern...
Folding towels. Peeling fruit. Scratching microphones. Hearing sweet nothings whispered in your ear.Those are the underpinnings of...
Arizona State University, in partnership with Valley of the Sun United Way, hosted Sun Devils UNITE, a week of philanthropy, education and...
Online education and distance learning are seeing dramatic growth and play an increasingly important role at Arizona State University and...
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences elected three Arizona State University faculty members to its Class of 2018. The ASU researchers...
Soccer fanatics got a treat April 17 when Bruce Arena, the former U.S. men's soccer national team coach, visited Arizona State University. ...
Charity Bhebhe had about a 1.5 percent probability of winning one of the world’s most prestigious scholarships.It was enough.This month,...
Blake Elliott, a graduate student in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University, has received a Graduate Research Fellowship...
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is very proud of alumna Desiree Linden, who became the first American woman in 33 years to win the...
The Arizona State University-led NASA Psyche Mission is a journey to explore a unique metal world, and it is inspiring scores of artists...
Each year, the Arizona State University Alumni Association selects and honors leaders of organizations from around the world who...
Arizona State University Department of Psychology undergraduate students showed off their research findings to their peers, faculty and...
If you want to know something about scholarly activism and indigenous communities, the office of David Martinez would be a good place to...
In a famous social experiment a decade ago, a world-renowned violinist stood against a wall in a Washington, D.C., subway station and...
On Monday, April 16, Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences held its annual award and recognition ceremony for outstanding...
In March the New York Times introduced a project called “Overlooked,” in which influential women whose lives and achievements had been...
Editor's note: Read more of the highlights from the ASU + GSV Summit on our blog.Arizona State University has changed its role in preparing...
Two bike counters installed on the Tempe campus have been tracking bicyclists since the first week of January. And on Sunday, April 15, the...
Arizona State University online student Alexa Scholl was expecting to talk to a reporter last Tuesday about qualifying as a Truman Scholar...
Times sure have changed.Young adult novels used to be about dealing with rites of passage like parents getting divorced, or dating and...
About 252 million years ago, more than 90 percent of all animal life on Earth went extinct. This event, called the “Permian-Triassic mass...
Arizona State University students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication were part of a groundbreaking USA...
ASU students can expand their interests by combining various fields within their education, reports The State Press in an article on April...
Adolescence is a time when biological changes in the body happen faster than psychological changes, a mismatch that creates challenges for...
For Gary Moore, the safety of the world outside his lab matters just as much as the people inside. An assistant professor in Arizona State...
Editor's note: You can listen to Tracy Fessenden's Billie Holiday Spotify playlist while reading this article.The distinctive, melancholy...
Arizona State University has been designated a Military Friendly School for the ninth consecutive year, university officials confirmed...
Dogs — they’re our best friends but there’s still a lot we don’t know about them: what they daydream about, if they’re really smiling, why...
Arizona State University juniors Humza Zubair and Meilin Zhu have won Goldwater Scholarships, the most prestigious national award for...
Across the world of mammals, teeth come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Their particular size and shape are the process of millions of...
Two recent fatalities related to autonomous vehicles are raising concerns about trade-offs between societal progress and human collateral...
The Science Hub (SciHub) is a new Arizona State University initiative, led by Nobel Prize winner Professor Frank Wilczek and Lamonte H....
Do reindeer have red noses?Of course they don’t. (Sorry, but they don’t fly, either.)However, if you posed the question to the website Ask...
Last semester, two Arizona State University students in Jewish studies courses used their final project assignments as opportunities for...
The Korean department at Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) is one of the college’s fastest...
A promotion is taking School of Social Transformation Academic Success Coordinator Tanya Marun to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences...
The world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) has a problem: Women are underrepresented. This year, Arizona State...
The sun is made almost entirely of hydrogen and helium. Earth, on the other hand, is made mostly of oxygen packed into various compounds....
Think of someone you trust. What is it about them that makes them trustworthy? In general, religious people are more trusted than people...
Author and Arizona State University alumna Adrienne Celt was once dubbed a liberal arts success story by her literary agent.“And it's true...
For a lot of students, spring break is a time to recharge and enjoy the benefits of a few carefree days before the storm surge of year-end...
Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration recently released new research on its flagship Smart Course, "Habitable...
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...
Making a difference is a shared goal among Arizona State University graduates. Many choose to pursue careers in the private sector and...
The numbers are in: 46,000 square feet, 40 professional staff, three advising hubs and one career center.This is what Armstrong Hall, the...
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.In...
If you believe it, you can achieve it.You’ve probably heard this motivational phrase more than once. But what if your beliefs about your...
The School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University is a collaborating partner of the Race, Sex, Power 2018 conference — an...
On April 3, 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered what has been called his most profoundly prophetic speech: “I’ve Been to the...
A recent viral video showing two women vandalizing a local mosque while sharing their ideology with three young children brought the topics...
On Tuesday, May 8, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students from...
For the second year, scientists from Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute and artists from the Herberger Institute for Design and...
Dating back to the mid-16th century, the term “tomboy” has undergone changes in both gender and definition. This fascinating topic has...
Arizona State University seniors Benjamin Harris and Brittany Diaz, both majors in Russian at the School of International Letters and...

March

Incarceration. Migration. Refugees. Colonialism. Environmental destruction. Each of these themes open a window onto different forms of...
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. The...
Arizona State University junior Jonathon Barkl is no stranger to extracurricular activities. He’s made headlines in the past for his...
The global decline of amphibians over the past three decades is alarming, with as many as 200 amphibian species going extinct since the...
Benjamin Blonder's frame of reference for heirloom foods goes far beyond Berkshire pork or San Marzano tomatoes.Custard apples. Sapodilla...
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...
Students from the Pueblo graduate cohort program at Arizona State University’s School of Social Transformation recently placed first and...
Advent Diamond has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant for $225,000 to conduct...
Phoenix was recently named as a finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2018 Mayors Challenge on the strength of its proposal for a first-of-...
The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication held its annual Welcome Weekend this month for 14 prospective doctoral students visiting from...
Christians all over the world are now facing the growing threat of persecution, according to Jason Bruner, an assistant professor of...
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tobacco use is still one of the top preventable causes of death in the United...
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...
A new pilot program is bringing Arizona State University pre-med students into an emergency department to learn the best ways to...
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...
Four years after NASA was established, administrator James Webb was so inspired by a portrait of an astronaut, he ordered the creation of...
From 1915 to 1970, 6 million African-American people migrated out of the American South, forever changing the culture and politics of the...
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-...
The Juste family church tipi has been in service, helping heal the Salt River Gila community, for over 25 years.“This tipi has a real...
If academic units had patron saints, the Arizona State University English department’s would be Geoffrey Chaucer. In recognition of his...
Considering the innovative research, sustainability-designed campuses, and the sheer size of graduating classes that result from Arizona...
Eli Perez currently stands as the sole Fulbright scholar from Mexico at Arizona State University, but that is likely to change as ASU’s...
Osvaldo Sala, a professor at Arizona State University and a drylands expert, has been elected president of the Ecological Society of...
Today, there is a lot of focus on ensuring that industries and technologies are sustainable. The world’s agricultural system is no...
Arizona has a rich historical legacy, and there’s no better time to appreciate it than in March, when temperate weather combines with...
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...
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...
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...
Humanities studies and baseball? It’s not exactly an obvious pairing.“When I tell people English students are working for the [San Diego]...
In the 1960s, an archaeologist named René Millon began mapping the ancient city of Teotihuacan in Mexico. Combining air photos and mapping...
Anastasia Cossette has a busy schedule and a lot of interests. She studies both global health and economic justice, wanting to understand...
On March 8, Arizona State University's School of Politics and Global Studies hosted Professors Takumi Takeda, associate dean for...
Editor's note: The first day of the opening week at the Ambassador Barbara Barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center at...
On most nights, it might be possible to catch a glimpse of Arizona State University student Alexander Bernard somewhere in Hayden library...
Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures draws diverse and sophisticated faculty to its classrooms, all able...
The Arizona State University Alumni Association will honor alumni, faculty and supporters at its annual Founders’ Day Awards Dinner, set...
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...
Water — always important, always controversial, always fascinating — remains surprising. For a substance that covers three-quarters of the...
Editor's note: This story is a personal account from the mother of an ASU graduate, and it has been edited for length and clarity.My name...
Daylight saving time is right around the corner, and it's time to set those alarm clocks and watches forward again … Er, wait. Arizona...
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...
The Social and Cultural Pedagogy master's degree program of the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University co-organized "...
New research shows that sections of the San Francisco Bay shoreline are sinking at rates of nearly half an inch (10 millimeters) a year.But...
When you have free time in your schedule, what do you do? You might enjoy Arizona’s outdoor activities like hiking beautiful terrain, or...
If you were a divorced parent, wouldn't you wish for a pill that would ensure your kids were less likely to experience depression,...
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....
From stately cruise ships to Olympic host cities, recent headline-grabbing outbreaks prove that norovirus — an incapacitating and vaccine-...
How do students cope and find meaning when they begin to question the faith they’ve grown up with? In the article "Students who lose or...
Immigration uncertainty is causing headaches — literally — for millions of Latino parents across the country, regardless of their legal...
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series showcasing alumni of the School of Molecular Sciences.Kaitlyn Mandigo graduated from...
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...
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series showcasing alumni of the School of Molecular Sciences.Lyndsay Hess graduated from Arizona...
When Joe Casavecchia transferred to Arizona State University from a small liberal arts college in Iowa, he wasn't sure if the transition...
Harvey Weinstein. Kevin Spacey. Bill Cosby. Rob Porter.Sexual harrassment and assault are all over the news these days, and many men want...
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. Structural proteins help build...
Gemneo Bioscience, a genomics technology company seeking to revolutionize diagnosis and treatment for cancer and other diseases, was named...
The Earth and the life living on it must change together.“The landscape of our planet itself is dynamic and evolving, just like the species...
This profile is part of a series showcasing alumni of the School of Molecular Sciences.Havell Markus received his Bachelor of Science...
For alumnus See Seng Tan, coming back to the Arizona State University campus was surreal.“I am thrilled to be able to come back here and...

February

When you think of the phrase “employee of the year,” you may envision framed headshots of star employees in every office, coffee shop and...
Long ago, about 400,000 years after the beginning of the universe —the Big Bang — the universe was dark. There were no stars or galaxies,...
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...
“A society is defined not only by what it creates, but what it refuses to destroy,” environmentalist John Sawhill said.More and more,...
“Gunfire Erupts at a School. Leaders Offer Prayers. Children Are Buried. Repeat.”The title of Dan Barry’s Feb. 15 New York Times column...
Last Saturday, Feb 24, Arizona State University’s Department of Psychology brought research from the laboratory to the sidewalk for the...
Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) not only draws people passionate about global life, but...
Michelle Missler, a master's degree recipient in sociology, from Arizona State University's T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family...
Arizona State University's Open Door held its finale at the Tempe campus on Saturday, where visitors learned from ASU experts on a...
Arizona State University's School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership held its inaugural spring conference Friday and Saturday on...
Can we stay young forever, or even recapture lost youth? Research from the laboratory of Professor Julian Chen in the School of Molecular...
Some of Arizona State University's best and brightest professors are headed back to the classroom. Kind of ...On the cutting edge of an...
The YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix recognized Elsie Moore, Arizona State University School of Social Transformation professor and director, by...
Lizards have special superpowers. While birds can regrow feathers and mammals can regrow skin, lizards can regenerate entire structures...
“Thank you for your service” is a wonderful sentiment, and it can be a nice thing for civilians to say to active military personnel and...
Arizona State University’s Danielle McNamara was named an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Fellow for 2018. McNamara is a...
A new demographic of never-married women in their 40s who have children has emerged in recent years, in sharp contrast to traditional...
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has selected Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy, President’s Professor of Indigenous...
How do you get 1,500 school supplies from Arizona to an island nearly 3,000 miles away?As faculty, staff and students at Arizona State...
A 2,000-year-old handprint changed the course of Kelly Knudson’s life.As a young undergraduate student, an unexpected connection with an...
Ants, like humans, deal with disease. To deal with the bacteria that cause some of these diseases, some ants produce their own antibiotics...
What makes humans special? It's a question mankind has puzzled over for centuries. According to anthropology pioneer Robert Boyd, there are...
The 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" has ushered in a new creation — but it’s something entirely different than the...
The School of International Letters and Cultures is a place for leaders, and one of the people demonstrating that is Souad T. Ali. In 2004...
U.S. presidents have been political game-changers, prolific writers and social-policy pioneers. But did you know about the speeding and the...
Students often graduate college and never look back. Micah Wimmer, however, who will soon be a triple Arizona State University alumnus,...
Archaeologists are seeing the Maya culture in a whole new light thanks to an emerging technology that has identified countless new...
Researchers from across Arizona State University are coming together to analyze, preserve and revitalize historic materials found during...
Valentine’s Day can bring visions of roses and flowery language — or at least the Hallmark-card version. But poetry did not always serve...
The importance of doctoral advisers can hardly be overstated, but when you talk to ARCS Foundation Scholars about the guidance they have...
The very rare animals that reproduce asexually — only about one in a thousand of all vertebrate species — are thought to be at an extreme...
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...
In an international environment which some observers have argued is as dangerous as at any time during the Cold War, what do advances in...
For Taghreed Adnan, studying Arabic at the School for International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University wasn’t just a way to...
Arizona State University lecture Almira Poudrier was honored with the Juliana Yoder Friend of the Humanities Award, an annual recognition...
In a major advancement in nanomedicine, Arizona State University scientists, in collaboration with researchers from the National Center for...
As recently as January of this year, yet another college was in an uproar over a controversial speaker when University of Chicago students...
For many STEM students, working for NASA is a lifelong dream. For Arizona State University's NASA Space Grant Scholars, that dream is...
It’s easy to watch the evening news and assume Homo sapiens is one of the most recalcitrant species on the planet. But humans are,...
For many, studying religion at a public university may seem out of place. Studying historical cultures and ancient languages in order to...
Leaders in Greece and the Republic of Macedonia are close to striking a deal on the use of the name “Macedonia.”Past governments on both...
Valerie Mueller, a new assistant professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies, is settling right in to Arizona State University...
In a just-launched podcast series, listeners will hear that "one of the reasons Alexander Hamilton is so interesting for the 21st century...
Four minutes.Twenty-six bullets.Four dead.A manhunt spanning hundreds of miles.One of the longest prison sentences in Arizona history.And...
Arizona State University researcher Kevin Langergraber knows nearly 200 chimpanzees of the Ngogo community by sight and by name — Jackson,...
Cammy Bellis, from Arizona State University's T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics was recently cited in the article, "...
Screams of excitement and nervous laughter echo across a high school food court. A flock of students at Red Mountain High School in Mesa...
When Thomas Dishion began his career in psychology in the 1980s, “intervention was a pipe dream.”“We didn’t really know if you could...
It might sound contrived, given her area of expertise, but to ASU Jewish studies Director Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, a career in academia is...
Arizona State University is part of a new coalition of 13 leading research universities that will help communities achieve their climate...
At 1:45 p.m. Arizona time on Tuesday, SpaceX successfully test launched its Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, seven...
One act of generosity can leave an indelible mark on the lives of students and the educational priorities of programs at Arizona State...
Civil rights advocate and law professor Anita Hill said Monday that while women are currently experiencing "a movement” and moving the...
On the first floor of the Children’s Museum of Phoenix, an Arizona State University scientist from the Department of Psychology sits across...
Entrepreneurs see the world in a different light, capitalizing on opportunity and balancing incredible risk with the chance of a massive...
Krista Ratcliffe’s first semester at Arizona State University began in a cloud of dust.The new chair of one of the largest English...
It is not uncommon for students to crave a sense of place while attending college, especially when traveling away from their home to start...

January

For some first-generation students, walking into a college classroom is the end of a long and complicated journey, and for them, traveling...
Arizona State University’s Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics has surpassed Harvard in the Center for World University Rankings...
Women around the world have been excluded from many professions throughout history, including, until recently, city planning and management...
Social media can be extremely useful when you have something to shout from the rooftops — like, say, groundbreaking research — and indeed,...
This May, Arizona State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences dean’s office will be leaving its headquarters in the Fulton...
How many bicycles pass through Arizona State University's Tempe campus on a daily basis? How about each year?The answers to these questions...
Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures is packed with students and professors explaining the benefits of...
From the 2017 total solar eclipse to this week’s super blue blood moon, we’ve heard a lot recently about once-in-a-lifetime astronomical...
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...
With the hope that someday scientists will advance regenerative therapy in humans, an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Arizona...
At Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures, students and staff demonstrate every day how useful and...
Jan. 20 marked one year since Donald Trump became president of the United States. Since then, politicians, pundits and citizens of all...
T. Denny Sanford’s name is associated with major philanthropic gifts throughout the U.S. With few exceptions, they are associated with the...
Meet Natalie Wilkens, PhD, an assistant professor in the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics.Question: What research are...
Psyche, NASA’s Discovery mission to a unique metal asteroid, has a new digital home at ASU as of this week.The ASU mission website, psyche....
Meet Carlos Valiente, PhD, an associate professor in the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics.Question: Tell us about your...
Meet Tracy Spinrad, PhD, a professor in the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics.Question: What research are you currently...
From an early-morning lunar eclipse “blood moon” to an evening blue “super” moon, Wednesday, Jan. 31, will be a day full of lunar...
Meet Rebecca White, PhD, an associate professor in the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics.Question: What research are...
Going to college should be an unsettling experience.University students should be challenging their closely held beliefs in the classroom...
Doing what's safe may be easy, but sometimes taking a chance can make all the difference.Arizona State University has students from all...
As the conversations surrounding borderlands continue to evolve, so too does Arizona State University's role as a thought leader in the...
Three Arizona State University student-led payload projects have been selected to launch into space on Blue Origin’s "New Shepard" space...
Prepare to exercise your brain: National Puzzle Day is Jan. 29.No stranger to puzzles is Professor Michael McBeath, who runs the Perception...
More than a decade ago, ASU declared its intent to become the world leader in sustainability research and education, taking the first steps...
There are big-picture jobs, and then there’s Peter Schlosser’s mission.He has the whole world in his hands.One of the world’s leading earth...
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...
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...
Silicon Valley: the place that invented the Juicero, PetChatz and countless apps to solve problems you never knew you had. And now comes...
This month, Arizona State University added two significant, historical texts to its archive.Under the guidance of Paul Carrese, director of...
In 2012, fresh off her first visit to the Sundance Film Festival through her internship with the film and media studies program at Arizona...
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...
Some people think that STEM and liberal arts don’t go together. Arizona State University student Jenna Robinson, however, is showing that...
When you meet Maryglory Moshi, a junior in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University, you first notice a giant smile and an...
Sophomore Mohamad Alkahlout studies civil engineering, with a special interest in public transportation and urban planning. Wanting more...
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-...
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series showcasing students in the School of Molecular Sciences.Logan Tegler is a senior majoring...
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....
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series of profiles showcasing students in the School of Molecular Sciences.Sidney Covarrubias is a...
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series showcasing students in the School of Molecular Sciences.Jacob Jordan is a senior majoring...
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series showcasing students in the School of Molecular Sciences.Shannon Sipes is a senior majoring...
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series showcasing students in the School of Molecular Sciences.Adam Samuel is a senior majoring in...
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series of profiles showcasing students in the School of Molecular Sciences.McKenna Renfro is a...
The undergraduate degree in earth and space exploration at Arizona State University combines science, engineering and education to...
Twenty years, the threat of personal violence and two unexpected deaths have not quelled the fervor of Maria Cruz Torres to make visible...
Of the 18,891 classes offered at Arizona State University, PHY 498: Workshop in Perception Technology stands out.It’s taught by theoretical...
Arizona State University lost one of its most generous supporters last week with the death of Bruce Halle, who built Discount Tire from one...
From a vacant plot in a blighted neighborhood spring neatly combed rows of plants put in by the neighbors. They meticulously care for this...
In 2021, a spacecraft the size of a Cheerios box will carry a small telescope into Earth orbit on an unusual mission. Its task is to...
Evolution is the creative force shaping all earthly life. It is also the reason why all multicellular life is susceptible to cancer. The...
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...
Cameron G. Thies, professor and director of Arizona State University's School of Politics and Global Studies, has been elected president of...
Alonzo Jones has one of the best jobs at Arizona State University: associate athletic director for inclusion and championship life.Who...
It is rare to find a career based on one’s passion, yet Arizona State University alumna Sambo ‘Bo’ Dul has found exactly that in her job as...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Antonio Joan, a recent graduate...
The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a multi-year grant of $6,421,402 to Stephen Albert Johnston at Arizona State University to support...
As the calendar year drew to a close, two researchers with Arizona State University's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning...
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...
2017

December

More than 1600 high school students from around the country will compete in Arizona State University's Hugh Downs School of Human...
Social networking sites have dominated our culture and the way people spend their time. We are constantly plugged in, checking the news,...
Last month, the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning hosted a special workshop to introduce students to Google Earth Engine...
Brad Allenby has collaborated on various endeavors to comprehend the broad societal impacts of our use of powerful new technologies as...
There was no shortage of changes for the nation and Arizona State University in 2017. In a year that celebrated the 15th anniversary of the...
All that remains in Retha Warnicke’s Coor Hall office are empty bookshelves, a whiteboard sprinkled with yellow Post-it notes, a dusty...
The growing discipline of geographical information sciences, or GIScience, is receiving renewed focus at Arizona State University’s School...
Why should we go to space?To learn more about the universe and our place in it? To extract resources and conduct commerce? To demonstrate...
Thanks to his education at Arizona State University, alumnus Jack Erickson always knew he could learn from any experience. His drive to...
The School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University, in partnership with the Municipal Credit Union in New York...
A research project, personal experience or academic course often drives students into a particular field of study. For Arizona State...
Every Thursday morning, Arizona State University mathematics lecturer Naala Brewer makes the one-hour plus drive to Florence prison.“...
It’s the kind of thing you might lose sleep over.How will humans survive serious infections in the future if we’re running out of tools...
Every year the National Science Foundation (NSF) conducts its Higher Education Research and Development Survey (HERD). HERD is the primary...
Biodesign C, the $120 million building expansion of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, continues to rise along Rural Road...
For the past few decades, some scientists have known the shape of things to come in nanotechnology is tied to the molecule of life, DNA....
After 10 years, three changes of major and two children, Ashley Pitman graduated from college this week — the first in her family to earn a...
With hospitals more often reaching for antibiotics of last resort to fight infections and recent Ebola and Zika outbreaks crossing borders...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Arizona State University graduate...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.When Jesús López graduated from...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Economics led Brett Hansen to...
The night before Thanksgiving, while traveling with his family for the holiday, Jeffrey Cohen sat down in his hotel room for a Skype chat...
The American-led coalition fighting the Islamic State has killed tens of thousands of ISIS fighters since August 2014, but the military is...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Before Emily Carney left her...
For the past month, the #metoo revelations — and the resulting national conversation about sexual harassment and sexual violence — have...
Sarah Lindstrom Johnson. assistant professor from Arizona State University’s T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics, was...
Frank Smith III, an Arizona State University senior majoring in political science and public policy, is one of 43 students nationwide who...
How often do you think about water? You may be told to conserve water or drink more of it, but do you know where it all comes from?Water/...
On Tuesday, Dec.12, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students from...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Sarah Harris grew up in Ahwatukee,...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Scott Brazelton was born in...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here. Aside from the time he spent in...
Last year, for the first time ever, the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics at Arizona State University hosted three...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Tiffany Spicer spent most of her...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.For Sarah Knapp, it has taken six...
Every entrepreneur wants to make money, but essentially what they’re working to create is a better life for humanity.Student entrepreneurs...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Naji Obaid describes himself as an...
In celebration of Veterans Day, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University honored and appreciated veterans and...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.When Kyle Mohr was growing up in...
While Thanksgiving has passed, the holiday season remains in full swing with many more family get-togethers approaching. In the recent...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Arizona State University...
As the year draws to a close, Stewart Fotheringham, ASU Foundation Professor with the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning,...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Army veteran Christopher Gisriel,...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Constant discovery and innovation....
Rodney Hero, a political science professor and the Raul Yzaguirre chair in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Shaun Collins was sitting in an...
Prince Harry’s recent engagement to American actress Meghan Markle is a contemporary Grace Kelly/Prince Rainier love story. As expected,...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.As a working Hollywood actress and...
Can you break the code? That's the question that more than 120 students set out to answer on Nov. 18, as they teamed up to compete in the...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Close study of older, English...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Arizona native Caite Buntin did not...

November

Once sworn to secrecy about their cryptic contributions to U.S. military battle, some former hidden heroes are now decoding the details of...
Five graduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University received the National Science Foundation...
In the 1970s at the famed Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Sandra Cisneros, Rita Dove and Joy Harjo were the only non-white students. Each went on...
Cameron G. Thies, director of Arizona State University's School of Politics and Global Studies, has received the 2017 Quincy Wright...
Native Americans have distinct health-care needs.And now they have a new leader in health research who aspires to usher tribal nations...
For more than 400 years, humanity has been pointing telescopes skyward, peering into the depths of space to ask fundamental questions about...
Arizona State University has become a founding member of the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization, which is working to build the world’s...
At this week’s Global Education Summit in Beijing, the mother of an Arizona State University international student excitedly approached...
Carol Martin from Arizona State University’s T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics was recently cited in the article, “...
It’s that time of year when college students everywhere prepare to head home for the holidays, where they can catch up with friends and...
On Nov. 17, 30 members of student government from Hamilton High School in Chandler visited Arizona State University's Tempe campus for a...
Out on the far northwestern edge of the Valley, where the pavement turns to sand, is a place people have been visiting for 5,000 years....
“Can I borrow a cup of sugar?” For many Americans, the question conjures a nostalgic image of friendly neighbors relying on each other for...
Teotihuacan was once the largest and most influential city in the ancient new world. Yet its social structure seems to be more egalitarian...
Thanksgiving brings us closer together, but our conversations across generations in a family can sometimes drive us farther apart.“We’re...
Thanksgiving time finds many of us thinking back to our fondest food memories. But what if the meal that sticks out most in your mind doesn...
Last year, pancreatic cancer overtook breast cancer as the third leading cause of cancer deaths. With a five-year survival rate of just 8...
Seven members of Arizona State University are among the 396 newly elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of...
For more than three decades, atmospheric scientists have been issuing warnings that carbon emissions and man-made pollution have punctured...
As a walk-on for the Sun Devils football team, an aspiring musician and lyricist, and a scrupulous student, political science major Kordell...
Arizona State University alumna Kara Goldin has been taking the corporate world by storm as founder and CEO of Hint, Inc., a lifestyle...
Professionals whose college days are behind them still need to learn new skills to stay at the top of their game, and Arizona State...
Paul Carrese, director of Arizona State University's School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, joined a roundtable discussion at...
It’s biology’s version of the whisper game. Inside a cell, every DNA phrase or sentence that makes a protein, known as a gene, first must...
In Silicon Valley, investors flock to back potentially disruptive new technology and apps — even if they are still in development. But the...
Regents’ Professors are the elite of the academic world. To be awarded the distinction, scholars must be full professors, with outstanding...
The green sulfur bacterium makes its home in the chilly waters of the Black Sea. To eek out its lonely existence, this life form scavenges...
The National Institute on Drug Abuse and Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research has awarded Kit Elam, an assistant professor at...
Students on the lower level of the Memorial Union on Wednesday afternoon seemed unfazed by the Korean language pop song blaring from the...
While stationed with the U.S. Army School of the Americas in the Panama Canal Zone during the 1970s, entomology expedition leader Albert...
Although the majority of Americans would not be here if it weren’t for immigration, there are many today who might distance themselves from...
Arizona State University and the University of Arizona — infamous rivals on the playing field — joined forces for a special joint...
It started with a textbook.The required reading material ASU English instructor Elizabeth Ferszt had been using for her English 302:...
Richard Fabes, from Arizona State University's T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics, was recently cited in the article, “...
Even before Hurricane Maria descended on his home island of Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, ASU Assistant Professor Manuel G. Avilés-Santiago grew...
From his roots as a fair-haired Minnesota farm boy to climbing the ladder of success in big pharma, to blazing a translational academic...
Comparing higher education in America to the Titanic is a risky move when you’re speaking to a crowd of college students and professors,...
ASU political science instructor Charles G. Ripley recently traveled to Ecuador and Colombia to speak with nongovernmental organizations...
As a global business leader in the ever-changing technology industry, Arizona State University alumnus Jon Hunter has been mentoring the...
Last year the Center on the Future of War announced Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Wood as an ASU Future of War Senior Fellow at...
Arizona State University's School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) hosted the annual meeting of the Peace Science Society (...
Growing up in Illinois, the Norman family would gather their chairs and sit with the garage door open, looking out over the neighborhood as...
Changing the way the nation generates and consumes energy is at the heart of a new NSF grant awarded to Arizona State University and Kevin...
Big questions about the nature of time and space and how they relate to mankind and the Earth have confounded some of the greatest minds...
Travel, language and culture can be rewarding as a tourist, but Arizona State University School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC...
Roswell. JFK. Moon Landings. Elvis faking his death. 9/11. Sandy Hook.It really happened. It didn't happen at all. A cabal of people made...
Not since the 1960s has the United States been so divided, largely split into two political camps.But what if a third major political party...
Scooby-Doo, the animated character and series launched by Hanna-Barbera Productions in 1969, is one of the most successful brands in...
Brett Hunt sits in his seventh-story office on Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus, interviewing millennials a good portion...
Anti-racism activist Jane Elliott hates what’s happened to this country lately.“We are less civilized now than we were 500 years ago,”...
The digital age has revolutionized the way society intakes and produces knowledge. When it comes to contextualizing a religion in today’s...
Following a five-year National Science Foundation grant, the Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance continues to grow to take on the phosphorus...
In recognition of decades’ worth of service to teaching and research, Professor David Pijawka has been awarded the Distinguished...
Exploring Mars with the Curiosity rover means identifying rocks and minerals that can tell scientists more about the Red Planet and its...

October

The 2016 election left many communities looking for better ways to communicate with one another, an issue that Arizona State University is...
According to the most recent U.S. Transgender Survey by the National Center for Transgender Equality, nearly three-quarters of Arizona...
The “talk” parents are having with their children about sex is undergoing a sea change. With the dramatic — and sometimes graphic —...
Sugar skulls at craft stores and processions in James Bond movies — the imagery associated with Day of the Dead has spread through the...
Halloween is an occasion to let loose, have a little fun and get out of your comfort zone.  That’s why this week millions will shriek...
The ride-sharing platform Uber burst onto the scene a few years ago, creating a “shared shock” in several countries at about the same time...
About four years ago, Arizona State University biophysicist Stuart Lindsay’s research team got a lab result that even he couldn’t quite...
Myron Dewey (Newe-Numah/Paiute-Shoshone), an award-winning filmmaker, citizen journalist and educator, is the featured speaker in Arizona...
The reign of corrupt Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the 1970s and '80s was marked by a heavily controlled, strictly censored...
It’s First Friday at the Children’s Museum in Phoenix, Arizona. Amid the kids exploring giant bubbles, a kiddie car wash, and a paint maze...
The saguaro cactus, a towering, charismatic icon of the Southwest, is one of the most recognized and beloved of all cacti. As a keystone...
It might be a difficult conversation to have, but a new study confirms that talking to your children about substances will help keep them...
When he was a child in the small Arizona border town of Nogales, ASU Regents’ Professor Alberto Rios saw a poem written on the wall...
“What does not kill me, makes me stronger.”The oft-repeated maxim (from Nietzsche’s "Twilight of the Idols") offers a model of human...
A college education can be like an all-you-can-eat buffet. With so many options, what is a diner to do? Likewise, for students at Arizona...
Sports are embedded in college tradition, and no other time reminds us of this quite like Homecoming. But what do sports look like in other...
A $7 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), of the National Institutes of Health,...
The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Ariel Anbar, a President’s Professor in Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space...
Arizona has the eighth-largest migrant student population in the U.S. but only about 20 percent make it further than high school. The...
Arizona State University student Andrea Smolsey went swimming with the frogs — or rather smelling with the frogs — this summer during a six...
A little sunlight, water and carbon dioxide. That is all it takes to keep cyanobacteria — the miniature versions of plants — happy.For this...
Growing up in the cold Northeast, Paul Padegimas did not think much about what the desert could offer until he was looking at graduate...
Last week the federal government awarded nearly $420,000 to the Navajo and Hopi tribes to prepare for the closure of a coal-fired power...
Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures is offering students a chance to explore a range of international...
So unusual was the 1918 influenza, which killed an estimated 3 to 5 percent of the world’s population, that its symptoms were often...
What’s the best type of training for an academic professional who teaches in large classrooms and aspires to become a public intellectual?...
The unexpected success of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit “Hamilton” went a long way to rekindle Americans’ interest in the story of our...
Human populations feature a broad palette of skin tones. But until now, few genes have been shown to contribute to normal variation in skin...
The love of her hometown is what motivates political science major Alexa Scholl. The passion for her community inspired her to run for city...
With a new round of nuclear brinkmanship between Washington and Pyongyang and the fly-by of a near-Earth asteroid in the headlines the past...
When Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, readied a group of volunteers for its summer Medical Brigades Volunteer...
As the Harvey Weinstein scandal continues to dominate national headlines and new survivors come forward on a near daily basis, some believe...
Exploration. Creative observation. Removing the limits of conventional thinking.These are the words of Arizona State University art...
In 1980, the city of Tucson and the Arizona Department of Water Resources began an ambitious plan to replenish Tucson’s depleted aquifers....
It is hard to imagine that something that happened 500 years ago could still influence world events today, but that is exactly what many...
On Aug. 17 at 5:41:04 a.m. Mountain Standard Time, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detected a burst of...
On Aug. 17 at 5:41:04 a.m. Mountain Standard Time, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detected a burst of...
Student veterans, cadets and midshipmen will gear up for the second annual flag football tournament to honor America’s service members for...
North Korea. Iran. Trump’s tough talk on beefing up the U.S. nuclear arsenal.Not since the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 has the world heard...
By any measure, the asteroid impact on the Yucatan Peninsula some 66 million years ago was huge. The asteroid was estimated to be 6 to 9...
Four esteemed individuals are being recognized for bringing honor to their alma mater at Arizona State University. They’ve overcome hurdles...
Fresh pasta, ideally ravioli with ricotta and spinach. Pizza and antipasto, made from organic ingredients sourced from local farms. These...
Since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico three weeks ago, 83 percent of the island is without power and 36 percent has no running water....
A team of ASU scientists led by Professor Alexandra Ros in the School of Molecular Sciences and the Biodesign Center for Applied Structural...
A supernova of innovation, Silicon Valley has been drawing the brightest, most creative employees for decades. And increasingly, those...
Two former senators, a liberal Democrat and a conservative Republican, had a discussion at Arizona State University on Thursday about how...
For the past 30 years, Linda Costigan Lederman, Arizona State University professor of human communication and director of the Hugh Downs...
All of Arizona State University celebrates when its students win prestigious awards.The journey to those prominent scholarships and...
A new NASA study, with support from an Arizona State University atmospheric scientist, provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical...
Death is a part of life.For some people — 10-20 percent, according to the American Psychiatric Association — it’s much too big a part of...
Ever since his first visit to Arizona State University, alumnus Abraham Hamadeh knew it was the ideal place for him to study political...
With government leaders still undecided on the subject of national health care and the fate of millions of Americans hanging in the balance...
Two weeks ago Angela Merkel won a fourth term as Germany’s chancellor. At the same time, however, a far-right party, Alternative for...
F. G. Keyes Professor of Chemistry at M.I.T. Richard R. Schrock, a Nobel laureate with many internationally contested awards, will be the...
Infectious-disease researchers at Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University are working on a new test to detect valley fever more quickly...
Arizona State University’s water initiative announced a sweeping new strategic plan this week.Spurning the typical narrative of scarcity,...
Do you ever wonder about the origins of democracy? The CLASroom, a new video series from Arizona State University’s College of Liberal Arts...
Join ASU Gammage for a night that will explore the explosive relationship between Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr and the wider drama of...
In his in his award-winning book "Ingenious Citizenship: Recrafting Democracy for Social Change," Arizona State University Professor...
For the sixth year, the ASU English Department is recognizing a hard-working staff writer at ASU who deserves public recognition with its ...
NASA's longest-lived mission to Mars has gained its first look at the Martian moon Phobos, pursuing a deeper understanding by examining it...
Hacking can imply something negative: your identity stolen, your bank account emptied. Can it go the other way?An Arizona State University...
Shock, sadness, fear, anger, confusion. Life as they know it just took a dramatic turn for hundreds of people in the aftermath of this...
Change isn’t always grand or sweeping. Sometimes something as simple as a blog, can open people’s eyes to a global issue that needs our...
The increasing globalization of U.S. colleges is inspiring professors and school administrators to find creative ways to compete with...

September

In the week marked by Angela Merkel’s historic re-election as chancellor of Germany, another woman of global political prominence called on...
Three Arizona State University professors were honored at the Victoria Foundation’s eighth annual Arizona Higher Education Awards ceremony...
In June 2017, three Arizona State University students received a very exciting email — they had been selected to attend the Clinton Global...
More than 30 years ago, a scholarship program was set up to coax promising young Arizonans into attending one of the state’s public...
Shortly after NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft flew past Earth at a distance of about 11,000 miles on Sept. 22, an ASU-built spectrometer...
Last week, Gannett Company’s USA Today network of 20 newspapers published a project about the U.S.-Mexico border and what kind of an impact...
What is it about dogs that make them so cool? Why are they so friendly with humans? How did they develop certain social skills that allow...
For 52 years at Arizona State University, David William Foster has studied a myriad of subjects related to Spanish, women and gender...
Two profound changes have shaped the Earth. One happened about 2 billion years ago when our atmosphere became flooded with oxygen and made...
It’s a spacecraft the size of a shoebox, and, if all goes well, it will launch on a voyage to the moon in about two years.NASA greenlit the...
Since graduating with a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Arizona State University, Amanda Ventura has been developing her writing...
Scialog – Research Corporation for Science Advancement and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation have named Banu Ozkan and Steve Presse,...
Elizabeth Capaldi Phillips, the energetic, purpose-driven and passionate educator who served as Arizona State University’s provost and...
As an out-of-state, incoming first-year student to Arizona State University, Angelica Berner decided to attend an Early Start program in...
John Holloway, emeritus professor of chemistry and geology in Arizona State University's School for Molecular Sciences and world-famous...
ASU Japanese Lecturer Bradley Wilson wishes his American students knew more about the cultural influences behind the anime comics they love...
Bouncing back.How do you recover from a setback?It’s an age-old question that the Arizona State University community is pondering in...
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma decimated Florida and the Houston area with destructive winds and torrential rains. These intense hurricanes...
The debut of the new Ken Burns 10-part documentary series “The Vietnam War” on PBS last weekend brought back a period in American history...
Alzheimer’s, a mysterious disease of cognitive decline, was first recognized a century ago. The unremitting illness continues to frustrate...
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will host the annual Jonathan and Maxine Marshall Distinguished...
Kevin J. McGraw, a professor with Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences, has been named the 2017 Elliott Coues Award winner by...
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and communication from the University of Southern California, Sarah Tracy did...
Russian war games or Trojan Horse? Many Western defense ministries and militaries have expressed concern that “Zapad 2017” is the latter —...
In August 2015, the ASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes Founding Director Leah Gerber and graduate student affiliate Beth Tellman from the...
The Cassini space probe will end its mission early Friday morning. After 13 years orbiting Saturn, traveling some 4.9 billion miles total,...
The Cassini space probe will end its mission early Friday morning. After 13 years orbiting Saturn, traveling some 4.9 billion miles total,...
Think Americans have a pretty firm grasp on the basics of U.S. government? Think again.The annual Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey...
Arizona's official climatologist says she thinks the recent trio of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Jose may simply be a terrible and...
At the beginning of the year, Arizona State University publicly launched Campaign ASU 2020, a comprehensive effort to raise the long-term...
Knowing the lay of the land is crucial for first responders during emergencies and for civic planners making decisions that direct a city's...
Mia Armstrong is a senior at ASU majoring in global studies and journalism. With the assistance of the Global Studies Travel Grant offered...
Since he was a young child, Steven Slugocki has been attending sporting events and cheering on the Sun Devils. He never considered pursuing...
It’s official: Anthropology has gone high tech. From online museum exhibits to digital repositories and even the use of satellites to...
Still packing powerful rains and winds, the remnants of Hurricane Irma continue to wreak havoc in cities along the Gulf Coast after a...
ASU senior Monet Niesluchowski gave Phileas Fogg, the protagonist of Jules Verne’s classic adventure novel “Around the World in Eighty Days...
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have displaced scores of humans, many of whom have equally frightened pets. Although pets experience life...
Arizona State University’s new School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership is establishing a new campus tradition with its...
The flooding in Houston was exacerbated by how the city was built. Like many cities, Houston basically paved over the existing landscape, a...
Polluted beach samples from Japan, whale poop stickers and bamboo cutlery. No, this isn’t something out of a marine biology trip; these are...
This June, Arizona State University political science major Suzette Warren traded in the 100-degree desert heat for the fast-paced 65 of...
Arizona State University is a key player in a new health research initiative designed to harness the expertise of scientists across the...
“Life likes to live,” Kevin Haight said after viewing a photo of reddish-brown swirls in a floodwater eddy in southeast Texas.Haight, a...
Literature is rife with interpretations of home: There’s no place like it in the “Wizard of Oz”; the land Scarlett O’Hara lives on in “Gone...

August

For nearly a dozen years, ASU’s Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture has prompted scholarly discussions on the role of cinema, media...
Grocery shopping while hungry is a bad idea, often leading to regrettable surrender to momentary cravings. Yet we fall victim to this...
Floyd Abrams, the prominent First Amendment attorney who represented The New York Times in the landmark Pentagon Papers Supreme Court case...
Arizona State University Associate Professor Professor Michael Tueller walks down the flight of 26 steps that serves as the entrance to...
During the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, ASU’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) captured an image of the moon’s shadow over a...
Rolling a ball to a baby can be adorable fun, but it’s also a way to build a crucial bond that can affect the child’s emotional growth.Play...
Hurricane Harvey, still stalled in the Gulf Coast region, has poured more than 20 inches of rain over the Houston area since Aug. 25.ASU...
Education is what’s left after you’ve forgotten what you learned in school, Albert Einstein said.Curiosity and learning how to learn — what...
Local NBC 12 News recently sought the expert advice of Arizona State University's Megan Pratt to address the controversy about delaying...
One of the greatest difficulties plaguing efforts to find effective treatments for Alzheimer’s is the enormous lag between the disease’s...
Arizona State University's reputation for innovation stems from many sources, especially faculty members. At the School of International...
A team of scientists from ASU’s School of Molecular Sciences and Pennsylvania State University has taken us a step closer to unlocking the...
After falling in love with the campus on a tour his junior year of high school, Logan Rhind decided to pursue an undergraduate degree and...
It is said that one of the best ways to learn a language is to immerse yourself in the culture. At Arizona State University’s SILC Café, a...
It didn't matter that Tempe wasn't in the path of totality of Monday's solar eclipse — thousands turned up on the Tempe campus for the...
Three undergraduate biochemistry students from Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences presented at the Helios Scholars...
Study abroad programs give participants — faculty and students alike — an opportunity to learn alongside others in order to understand...
We all know the type. The project co-worker who doesn’t really work on the project, but shows up for the group photo. The dinner companion...
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of fall 2017 incoming ASU students.When he wasn’t voraciously reading during his...
A research collaboration led by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has for the first time created a three-dimensional movie showing a...
The nation’s first School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University has named professor Lisa Magaña as the new interim director of...
What if one day, we could teach our bodies to self-heal like a lizard’s tail, and make severe injury or disease no more threatening than a...
If, like Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones, you want to see the sun blotted out from the sky and painted black, then you are in luck. Your...
Arizona State University’s Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing has appointed Regents’ Professor and Arizona’s inaugural poet...
Going to college is all about making connections — to professors, mentors and new friends. The Sun Devil Family Association has created a...
Six alumni, who graduated from the largest and most diverse college at Arizona State University, have joined forces to create a renewed...
Jason Bruner was inspired by his engaging professors in college and graduate school. He hoped to emulate the example set forth by pursuing...
Diamonds are among the most coveted objects in the world. As gemstones, they are brilliant, rare and symbolic. As a raw material, they are...
Ants genetically engineered to lack their “sense of smell” became unable to communicate, forage or compete to be a queen, as their antennae...
The college experience is vastly different to that of high school. To help prepare students for their transition to ASU, the School of...
The ideals of a presidential candidate, the histories of persecuted peoples and the motives behind terror attacks are all things that can...
The worldwide Zika threat first emerged in 2015, infecting millions as it swept across the Americas. It struck great fear in pregnant women...
A loss of oxygen in global ocean seawater 94 million years ago led to a mass extinction of marine life that lasted for roughly half a...
Scientists have for the first time edited genes in human embryos to fix a disease-causing mutation, according to a paper published (...
Air travel may be the quickest way to get to your vacation destination, but it’s also one of the speediest ways for infectious diseases to...
Alexander Avina grew up the son of undocumented Mexican migrants in California, constantly aware that at any moment his parents could be...
A team led by geoscientists from Arizona State University and Michigan State University has used computer modeling to explain how pockets...
The threads of history are often found in the daily life of people, and Matthew Delmont has been exploring that theme.The Arizona State...
To catch a serial killer, homicide detectives must quickly and accurately find clues. Trace evidence left at a crime scene may eventually...

July

In pursuit of a career that embodied her appreciation for language, Arizona State University alumna Elizabeth Meadows became a speech-...
One of the billions of small steps man needs to take to reach Mars was taken last week.Aerospace giant Lockheed Martin announced it is...
Arizona State University student Alicia Ellis’s trip to Ghana this summer was two-pronged.First, a co-director was needed to assist in...
Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell’s body was discovered by a bodyguard in a posh Detroit hotel room following a May 17 concert. Last week...
Nancy Grimm, a professor in Arizona State University’s School of Life Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union....
Every day, enough sunlight hits the Earth to power the planet many times over — if only we could more efficiently capture all the energy.So...
In June 2016, an international team of 31 astronomers, led by the University of Maryland's Eleanora Troja and including Arizona State...
The interdisciplinary nexus of biology and engineering, known as synthetic biology, is growing at a rapid pace, opening new vistas that...
ASU astronomers Sangeeta Malhotra and James Rhoads, working with international teams in Chile and China, have discovered 23 young galaxies...
Alzheimer’s disease tragically ravages the brains, memories and, ultimately, personalities of its victims. Now affecting 5 million...
With many major universities nationwide charging $500 or more a year for parking, two students at Arizona State University created a...
Imagine working for the harshest corporation in the world.Naturally, they want to maximize production and growth. This is done by investing...
In the week marking the sixth anniversary of the end of NASA’s Space Shuttle program, scientists continue to make the case for space....
One small step for man ... one giant reason to celebrate each year.Thursday's National Moon Day commemorates July 20, 1969, when Apollo 11...
Richard FabesThe recent article, “How to Raise a Feminist Son”, published in the New York Times on June 1, 2017, takes a closer look at the...
Three graduate students from Arizona State University’s T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics have been selected as...
Update: Professor Devoney Looser's new book, “The Making of Jane Austen,” was reviewed this month in the New York Times, and Looser's...
As human beings, what drives us to higher levels of existence? Once we have satisfied the basics — food, shelter, a mate, children — then...
Mike Tueller has many talents. He completed an academic conference paper in high school, served in the U.S. Navy and studied at Harvard...
The annual summer monsoon: torrential thunderstorms, heavy rain, damaged roofs, uprooted trees, dusty vehicles and repeated trips to the...
Brian H. Smith, an accomplished researcher in behavioral neuroscience and professor at the School of Life Sciences, has been named...
Sarah Tracy, professor in Arizona State University's Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, believes in the importance of discovering...
From Italy to Iceland to Indonesia, volcanoes have been worshipped and venerated for centuries, seen as the abode of angry and capricious...
An important contributor to the efficiency in Photosystem II is mediation of charge separation by a tyrosine residue (Tyrz). Oxidation of...
Sometimes Arizona State University’s mission is carried out far beyond the boundaries of campus.This summer two ASU faculty members — Lindy...
Update: The National Council of La Raza on Monday said it will change its name to UnidosUS ("UnitedUS").Young Latinos need to embrace the...
Arizona State University’s Master of Urban and Environmental Planning program, in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning,...
Imagine you’re on a 28-mile journey that takes you across icy rivers and up steep jungle trails. After a grueling two days, you and your...
Editor's note: This is the first in our weeklong monsoon series. To read the second story, about social media's influence on storm coverage...
Any writer will tell you their craft is a mostly solitary one, requiring hours of time spent alone on reflection, execution and revision...
Arizona State University alumnus Matt Shindell found a way to bring all his interests together in a career many would rank high on their...
As of July 1, 2017, manufacturers must phase out plastic microbeads from personal-care products sold in the United States.What are...
Arizona State University geoscientist Everett Shock has collaborated with a team of life scientists from Montana State University to...

June

Bioarchaeology is a young but quickly growing field that studies how people from the past lived and died, and is most often described as a...
Darien Keane will spend the month of July halfway across the world teaching communication to benefit students of another country.Keane,...
Whether or not society shakes its addiction to oil and gasoline will depend on a number of profound environmental, geopolitical and...
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University welcomes five new administrators into leadership ranks. The professors...
The term “global security” can be vague, encompassing any number of issues, from climate change to autonomous weapons systems to food...
Planets get all the attention — just look at the ruckus raised when Pluto was demoted or anytime NASA announces exoplanet discoveries.But...
Ray Henkel, a much-beloved professor of geography at Arizona State University for 29 years, passed away earlier this year on March 11 at...
The Arizona Debate Institute, hosted by Arizona State University, is the largest summer debate institute for college students in the nation...
“How to register to vote?”That was the second-most-searched “how to” question on Google in 2016. In the fast-paced age of information,...
When male chimpanzees of the world’s largest known troop patrol the boundaries of their territory in Ngogo, Uganda, they walk silently in...
Editor's note: Lluis Algue Sala is a doctoral student at the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University. In...
About 5 million people in the world speak Albanian, making it one of the less common languages. It’s not even in the top 100.But with the...
An essay contest for math people? Sounded like an intriguing idea to Arizona State University student Zhihan Jennifer Zhang.Zhang won this...
The biophysics program at Arizona State University mirrors the field itself in both its interdisciplinary breadth and its youth.Biology,...
When Apollo astronauts on the moon spoke with Mission Control on Earth, there was a noticeable time gap between a statement from...
The center of a mother’s life tends to be her children and her family, but if Mom is unhappy about staying home with the kids or about...
Many students have passions outside of their studies, but recent Arizona State University graduate Antonieta Carpenter-Cosand leveraged her...
Will this week’s high temperatures in Phoenix make it into the record book? Can we top 122 degrees Fahrenheit?We don’t know yet, but as we...
In a world transformed by globalization, many individuals find themselves working with others across national borders and cultural barriers...
Volcanos that erupt explosively are the most dangerous in the world. When they blow, they eject giant clouds of hot ash mixed with gases at...
“There’s an app for that!” has become a common saying that now applies to many aspects in the religious realm, according to Pauline Cheong...
Evolution is a propulsive force, working incessantly to reshape life on earth, from the lowliest single-celled organisms to the planet’s...
One in five adults cannot read above a fifth-grade level, according to a study from the U.S. Department of Education and the National...
Doctoral student Ashley Wheeler believes in the importance of protecting cultural world heritage.This summer Wheeler is part of an...
As Indonesia looks to become a bigger player on the world stage, Arizona State University is forging ties that recognize the country’s...
In the study of government, tracking corruption in political systems is important. Changing patterns in corruption allow for researchers to...
While millions of travelers will frolic on the beach during their summer vacations, most are blissfully unaware of the billions of...
Gina Woodall, a senior lecturer in the School of Politics and Global Studies, bleeds maroon and gold. She was an undergraduate student, a...
Biomimicry is an approach to problem-solving that looks at how nature has already done it. In this philosophy, people create a sustainable...
The “Great American Eclipse” is making a return engagement this summer.On Aug. 21, the sun, moon and Earth will realign for a spectacular...
Amy Rajnisz was that one student in high school who could never answer the question: "What do you want to be when you grow up?"So after...
Mike Tueller, a classics professor at Arizona State University’s School of International Letters and Cultures, has been praised by the New...
When community college transfer students start taking courses at a larger, more complex university setting, they face a variety of...
In her final weeks as a dancer with the New York City Ballet, Wendy Whelan famously said, “In ballet, if you’re over 40, you’re a dinosaur...
Arizona State University’s Department of English is feeling a little pride in the name of Alberto Rios: the Regents' Professor's work is...
For decades, researchers have studied the interior of the Earth using seismic waves from earthquakes. Now a recent study, led by Arizona...
In May, faculty of Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures — including Professors Stephen West, Xiaoqiao...
Over the weekend, moviegoers everywhere flocked to theaters for the premiere of the latest DC-Warner Bros. vehicle “Wonder Woman”; the...
Far out in the asteroid belt, more than 200 million miles from Earth, an asteroid the size of a Volkswagen Beetle lazily orbited the sun....
Arizona State University alumnus Thom Brooks has garnered international acclaim for his work on ethics, public policy, law and politics. As...
While newscasts and political discourse seem to highlight a divided word, an Arizona State University doctoral student student has found...
Elena Steiner has always wanted to travel beyond U.S. borders to see what intercultural educators, trainers, and researchers are doing and...
The word “justice” evokes thoughts of courtrooms, police officers, lawyers and judges for most people. But Arizona State University student...
Cocaine trafficking in Central America, a long-known and often discussed topic, is having a surprising impact — shrinking tropical forests....
International funding has allowed Jonathan Pettigrew to travel to Cardiff University, DECIPHer unit, in Wales, United Kingdom to develop a...

May

They have what most would want — affluent upwardly mobile parents, living in comfortable homes in the suburbs, going to an elite high...
Slow and steady wins the race.While that may have been true in one of Aesop’s classic fables, the Mojave Desert tortoise may need to adapt...
In an Arizona summer, the best parking spot is not the one by the door. It’s the one a quarter-mile away under a tree.Ariane Middel,...
After years of helping create educational content for younger audiences, Karla Moeller has published her first children’s book: “Joryn...
On Oct. 13, 2014, something very strange happened to the camera aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). The Lunar Reconnaissance...
Psyche, NASA’s Discovery Mission to a unique metal asteroid, has been moved up one year with launch in the summer of 2022, and with a...
Arizona State University Professor of English Mark Lussier has been appointed Visiting Research Fellow in Medical Humanities at Worcester...
For Alex Carrillo, what started as a major requirement has evolved into a passion for French, and for building communities at Arizona State...
Phoenix Comicon will celebrate all things geek this weekend, including science fiction, comic books, superheroes, cosplay and fantasy....
The way Alberto Rios tells it, it’s like it was fated to happen: He was going to lead a public art project to celebrate South Phoenix, but...
The U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) held a workshop in Islamabad, Pakistan this spring with the hopes of...
Exclusively made up of indigenous professors, the American Indian Studies program at Arizona State University motivates the next generation...
As an electrical engineer, Associate Professor Jennifer Blain Christen has spent a good portion of her career dabbling in different fields....
A new class of Arizona State University graduates are looking to join the workforce or continue school. Alisa Turkina, however, has two...
A recent missile launch has thrust North Korea back into the national defense conversation, sparking concerns that the test might be a...
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has announced today world records for the highest reported historical death tolls from tropical...
It wasn’t until her second year as a doctoral candidate at ASU that Tracey Flores first read Chicana author Gloria Anzaldua, and it changed...
Editor's note: Milton Sommerfeld, a professor at Arizona State University's Department of Applied Biological Sciences at the Polytechnic...
A new Ebola outbreak in remote areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has some public health officials on guard for larger outbreaks...
Arizona State University students Samantha Sanders and Ryan Featherston are championship winners in the 16th Annual Chinese Bridge Chinese...