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April

One by one during the class, strange crafts fall from the sky. They look like badminton shuttlecocks, restaurant roll baskets, or aluminum...
Leena Bui, a graduate student in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University, is a recipient of the National Science...
Folding towels. Peeling fruit. Scratching microphones. Hearing sweet nothings whispered in your ear.Those are the underpinnings of...
By all accounts, Israel del Toro should have died from the pressure-plate landmine that exploded under his military vehicle in eastern...
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences elected three Arizona State University faculty members to its Class of 2018. The ASU researchers...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Two recent fatalities related to autonomous vehicles are raising concerns about trade-offs between societal progress and human collateral...
A promotion is taking School of Social Transformation Academic Success Coordinator Tanya Marun to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Arizona State University seniors Benjamin Harris and Brittany Diaz, both majors in Russian at the School of International Letters and...
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...

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...
Students from the Pueblo graduate cohort program at Arizona State University’s School of Social Transformation recently placed first and...
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...
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...
Arizona has a rich historical legacy, and there’s no better time to appreciate it than in March, when temperate weather combines with...
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...
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...
Anastasia Cossette has a busy schedule and a lot of interests. She studies both global health and economic justice, wanting to understand...
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...
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...
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...
The Arizona State University Alumni Association will honor alumni, faculty and supporters at its annual Founders’ Day Awards Dinner, set...
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....
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...
From stately cruise ships to Olympic host cities, recent headline-grabbing outbreaks prove that norovirus — an incapacitating and vaccine-...
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...
For historian Yasmin Saikia, Women's History Month is an opportunity to recognize all women, in addition to trailblazing historical figures...
Harvey Weinstein. Kevin Spacey. Bill Cosby. Rob Porter.Sexual harrassment and assault are all over the news these days, and many men want...
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

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...
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,...
“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 School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership held its inaugural spring conference Friday and Saturday on...
Arizona State University's Open Door held its finale at the Tempe campus on Saturday, where visitors learned from ASU experts on a...
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...
Ants, like humans, deal with disease. To deal with the bacteria that cause some of these diseases, some ants produce their own antibiotics...
How do you get 1,500 school supplies from Arizona to an island nearly 3,000 miles away?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...
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...
Archaeologists are seeing the Maya culture in a whole new light thanks to an emerging technology that has identified countless new...
Students often graduate college and never look back. Micah Wimmer, however, who will soon be a triple Arizona State University alumnus,...
Researchers from across Arizona State University are coming together to analyze, preserve and revitalize historic materials found during...
Arizona State University lecture Almira Poudrier was honored with the Juliana Yoder Friend of the Humanities Award, an annual recognition...
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...
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,...
Valerie Mueller, a new assistant professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies, is settling right in to Arizona State University...
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...
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...
One act of generosity can leave an indelible mark on the lives of students and the educational priorities of programs at Arizona State...
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...
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

Social media can be extremely useful when you have something to shout from the rooftops — like, say, groundbreaking research — and indeed,...
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...
At Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures, students and staff demonstrate every day how useful and...
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...
Meet Rebecca White, PhD, an associate professor in the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics.Question: What research are...
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...
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...
Prepare to exercise your brain: National Puzzle Day is Jan. 29.No stranger to puzzles is Professor Michael McBeath, who runs the Perception...
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...
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...
This month, Arizona State University added two significant, historical texts to its archive.Under the guidance of Paul Carrese, director of...
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...
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...
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series of profiles showcasing students in the School of Molecular Sciences.McKenna Renfro is a...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a multi-year grant of $6,421,402 to Stephen Albert Johnston at Arizona State University to support...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Antonio Joan, a recent graduate...
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...
Last month, the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning hosted a special workshop to introduce students to Google Earth Engine...
Social networking sites have dominated our culture and the way people spend their time. We are constantly plugged in, checking the news,...
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...
Biodesign C, the $120 million building expansion of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, continues to rise along Rural Road...
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...
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.Economics led Brett Hansen to...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.When Jesús López graduated from...
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...
On Tuesday, Dec.12, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students from...
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/...
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...
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...
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.Arizona native Caite Buntin did not...
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...

November

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...
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...
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...
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...
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, “...
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...
Last year, pancreatic cancer overtook breast cancer as the third leading cause of cancer deaths. With a five-year survival rate of just 8...
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...
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...
Students on the lower level of the Memorial Union on Wednesday afternoon seemed unfazed by the Korean language pop song blaring from the...
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...
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:...
From his roots as a fair-haired Minnesota farm boy to climbing the ladder of success in big pharma, to blazing a translational academic...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Brett Hunt sits in his seventh-story office on Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus, interviewing millennials a good portion...
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...
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 —...
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...
Sugar skulls at craft stores and processions in James Bond movies — the imagery associated with Day of the Dead has spread through the...
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...
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 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...
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...
Growing up in the cold Northeast, Paul Padegimas did not think much about what the desert could offer until he was looking at graduate...
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...
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...
The love of her hometown is what motivates political science major Alexa Scholl. The passion for her community inspired her to run for city...
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...
In 1980, the city of Tucson and the Arizona Department of Water Resources began an ambitious plan to replenish Tucson’s depleted aquifers....
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...
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...
A supernova of innovation, Silicon Valley has been drawing the brightest, most creative employees for decades. And increasingly, those...
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 new NASA study, with support from an Arizona State University atmospheric scientist, provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical...
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...
Ever since his first visit to Arizona State University, alumnus Abraham Hamadeh knew it was the ideal place for him to study political...
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...
F. G. Keyes Professor of Chemistry at M.I.T. Richard R. Schrock, a Nobel laureate with many internationally contested awards, will be the...
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...
Infectious-disease researchers at Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University are working on a new test to detect valley fever more quickly...
Join ASU Gammage for a night that will explore the explosive relationship between Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr and the wider drama of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
For 52 years at Arizona State University, David William Foster has studied a myriad of subjects related to Spanish, women and gender...
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...
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...
John Holloway, emeritus professor of chemistry and geology in Arizona State University's School for Molecular Sciences and world-famous...
As an out-of-state, incoming first-year student to Arizona State University, Angelica Berner decided to attend an Early Start program in...
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...
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...
Alzheimer’s, a mysterious disease of cognitive decline, was first recognized a century ago. The unremitting illness continues to frustrate...
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and communication from the University of Southern California, Sarah Tracy did...
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...
In August 2015, the ASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes Founding Director Leah Gerber and graduate student affiliate Beth Tellman from the...
Russian war games or Trojan Horse? Many Western defense ministries and militaries have expressed concern that “Zapad 2017” is the latter —...
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...
Mia Armstrong is a senior at ASU majoring in global studies and journalism. With the assistance of the Global Studies Travel Grant offered...
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...
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...
Arizona State University’s new School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership is establishing a new campus tradition with its...
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...
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

Grocery shopping while hungry is a bad idea, often leading to regrettable surrender to momentary cravings. Yet we fall victim to this...
For nearly a dozen years, ASU’s Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture has prompted scholarly discussions on the role of cinema, media...
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...
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...
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...
One of the greatest difficulties plaguing efforts to find effective treatments for Alzheimer’s is the enormous lag between the disease’s...
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...
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...
The nation’s first School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University has named professor Lisa Magaña as the new interim director of...
A research collaboration led by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has for the first time created a three-dimensional movie showing a...
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...
The ideals of a presidential candidate, the histories of persecuted peoples and the motives behind terror attacks are all things that can...
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 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...
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...
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....
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...
In the week marking the sixth anniversary of the end of NASA’s Space Shuttle program, scientists continue to make the case for space....
Imagine working for the harshest corporation in the world.Naturally, they want to maximize production and growth. This is done by investing...
One small step for man ... one giant reason to celebrate each year.Thursday's National Moon Day commemorates July 20, 1969, when Apollo 11...
Update: Professor Devoney Looser's new book, “The Making of Jane Austen,” was reviewed this month in the New York Times, and Looser's...
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...
As human beings, what drives us to higher levels of existence? Once we have satisfied the basics — food, shelter, a mate, children — then...
The annual summer monsoon: torrential thunderstorms, heavy rain, damaged roofs, uprooted trees, dusty vehicles and repeated trips to the...
Mike Tueller has many talents. He completed an academic conference paper in high school, served in the U.S. Navy and studied at Harvard...
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...
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...
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...
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

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University welcomes five new administrators into leadership ranks. The professors...
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 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...
An essay contest for math people? Sounded like an intriguing idea to Arizona State University student Zhihan Jennifer Zhang.Zhang won this...
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...
Many students have passions outside of their studies, but recent Arizona State University graduate Antonieta Carpenter-Cosand leveraged her...
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...
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...
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...
Evolution is a propulsive force, working incessantly to reshape life on earth, from the lowliest single-celled organisms to the planet’s...
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...
In May, faculty of Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures — including Professors Stephen West, Xiaoqiao...
For decades, researchers have studied the interior of the Earth using seismic waves from earthquakes. Now a recent study, led by Arizona...
Over the weekend, moviegoers everywhere flocked to theaters for the premiere of the latest DC-Warner Bros. vehicle “Wonder Woman”; the...
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...
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...

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...
After years of helping create educational content for younger audiences, Karla Moeller has published her first children’s book: “Joryn...
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,...
On Oct. 13, 2014, something very strange happened to the camera aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). The Lunar Reconnaissance...
Phoenix Comicon will celebrate all things geek this weekend, including science fiction, comic books, superheroes, cosplay and fantasy....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Ranging from diverse areas such as cancer research to energy storage, Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences graduate...
Understanding current and future security challenges requires a holistic, multi-faceted approach linking a variety of areas of expertise...
Arizona State University researchers have contributed to a study that offers the first comprehensive assessment of what was going on in the...
Since he was a student at Arizona State University, Dominick Howard has understood the importance of networking and developing professional...
Hope you were nice to your mom on Mother’s Day, because it turns out she was right all along: Hanging out with the wrong crowd can lead you...
There are nearly 200 countries in the world today. In those countries there are various religions, age groups, social interests and...
Professor Devoney Looser in the Department of English at Arizona State University found her calling to encourage deep thinking and foster...
Let’s say you have a complex, scientific story to tell, like you want to point out the irony that while researchers have determined the...
Bees. Again.When they’re buzzing at Arizona State University’s four Phoenix-area campuses, your phone buzzes too. Even if you’re in another...
Jupiter's moon Europa is definitely an odd place. Discovered in 1610 by Galileo Galilei, it was first seen in detail only in the late 1970s...
Summer means graduation, vacations and — perhaps, most of all — blockbuster films.This year Hollywood studios are banking on "Wonder Woman...
Arizona State University's outstanding graduates — both at the undergraduate and graduate level — have already started to change the world...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Jacob Martin, a graduating...
As a way to highlight student achievement and inspire future outreach, Arizona State University's ASASU Council of Presidents sponsored the...
Over the years Arizona State University's School of Politics and Global Studies has developed working groups that emphases on advancing...
The United States is home to more than 320 million people from dozens of countries and ancestries, in addition to Native American peoples....
So you think Cinco de Mayo is a made-up holiday contrived to sell stereotypically Mexican bar food and alcohol to gringos? Turns out, you’...
The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences recently hosted its annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony celebrating outstanding...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Graduating Arizona State...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Nearly 60 years old, Cindi Tanner...
Arizona State University alumna DeAnn Davies always wanted to be a pediatrician, but gaining more insight into the profession lead her down...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Graduating Arizona State...
Zalabiyya is a dish of fried dough pieces served with sugar or honey. In Sudan, it’s a common offering at afternoon tea, and Brenda Baker...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.It’s no secret that women are...
From cultural influence and global insight to interdisciplinary learning, the study of religion has an extraordinary impact on some of...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Hailing from Salcha, Alaska, 40...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Matthew Hernandez faced some...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Raymond Ceo believes in Arizona....
Like many children growing up, Clive Wynne had a cherished, but not always so well-behaved dog. In fact, Benji was sometimes downright...
Growing up, Dyan Urias took it as a given that one day she’d go to college, but it wasn’t until high school that she began to understand...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Megan Kelly is a graduating...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.First-generation college student...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.After dropping out of college,...

April

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Southern California native...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Growing up in the suburbs of...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Brigitte Nicoletti's interest in...
 Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.It’s often a course, research...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.School of Molecular Sciences...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.A former government contractor,...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Growing up in the small town of...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.As an aspiring ecologist, Eric...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Amanda Bayham grew up with a...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Ashton Grove knew early on what...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.In her journey to graduation from...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.A pivotal moment in Erin Schulte’...
Stars are the most commonly observed objects in the universe. Now, with a new $2.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF...
NASA has selected an instrument developed by Mark Robinson of ASU’s School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) and Malin Space Science...
Kenneth L. Shropshire, an international expert in the intersection of sports, business, law and society and director of the Wharton Sports...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here.Jennifer Kahn is graduating from...
The wood-burning fireplace is now a reading nook and the once-bare walls are covered with bright posters, but the Child Development Lab at...
As the academic year comes to a close, Arizona State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recognizes exceptional faculty...
At Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures, teaching language helps prepare students for a globalized...
Celebrity chef Nephi Craig, who made a guest appearance at ASU last weekend, doesn’t run a swanky New York restaurant or yell insults on a...
Many students find studying abroad brings cultural awareness and helps their language skills. Edward Garcia, a College of Liberal Arts and...
In his first public comments since leaving the White House, former President Barack Obama on Monday called for an increase in civilian...
Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences recently held its annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony for outstanding students...
It was a strong weekend for Sun Devils at the National Forensics Association Nationals last weekend: Arizona State University senior...
Twenty years after he helped establish the Department of Chicano/a Studies at ASU, Associate Professor Edward Escobar listened as friends...
Native American communities across the U.S. face pressures most of mainstream society never considers, but a unique group of ASU students...
Sha Xin Wei, the director of the School of Arts, Media and Engineering, will give a keynote speech at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the...
On Tuesday, May 9, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students from...
The Origins Project at Arizona State University will screen two new climate-inspired films and then engage in conversations with leading...
 Pierre Herckes, professor in the School of Molecular Sciences, recently presented a public lecture on water quality issues as part of the...
Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care has chosen eight Alliance Fellows to be part of the inaugural Faculty in...
Thanks to an unlikely fusion of disciplines, it’s an interesting time to be dead — especially for the famous.   Today, researchers at the...
Sometimes it's OK to get a little starry-eyed.That was the case Monday night in Tempe at the Discovery Mission Celebration of the Psyche...
Many churches are filled to capacity on religious holidays such as Christmas and Easter, but the pews are often empty the rest of the year....
A missing link lies in the chain of astronomers' understanding of how stars and planetary systems are born, but a team of scientists and...
Why do animals that live in caves become blind? This question has long intrigued scientists and been the subject of hot debate.Clearly,...
In an effort to get young kids excited about the field of archaeology, Arizona State University held its first-ever mock excavation...
Running an independent literary magazine and publishing house is a labor of love.So perhaps it’s no mistake that Four Chambers Press is...
Cities are slowing the pace of life for birds — and maybe humans.A visiting scientist at Arizona State University is investigating why some...
Lexie Vanderveen, a junior at the School of International Letters and Cultures, will participate in the prestigious Critical Language...
Arizona State University’s Center for Meteorite Studies looks for clues about the formation of the solar system by studying the...
Genocide has been a thread through humanity, stretching back centuries and into modern times.Several Arizona State University experts will...
Mothers who work as health care professionals — such as physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners — can reduce their stress...
An ASU-led project that makes it easier for humans and robots to communicate is among the contenders for a spot in an international...
Many countries like the United States have introduced citizenship tests that migrants must pass to become a citizen.Thom Brooks, Arizona...
Felina Rodriguez is a current student at Arizona State University studying political science, and Spanish literature and culture. With the...
Imagine you’ve devoted years and years, even decades, gathering knowledge and insights in your given fields of study. Now imagine you’re...
For the past 17 years, Roberto Gaxiola has been in an exclusive relationship. But it has nothing to do with his social life. Gaxiola is a...
Horseback riding instructor by day and an author by night, Arizona State University alumna Brooke S. Passey has followed her bliss to find...
Arizona State University archaeology student Claudine Gravel-Miguel went into her field of study 10 years ago simply for love of travel....
Arizona State University has long been a leader in conservation, offering the first comprehensive degree on the concept through its School...
For the first time, Arizona will be hosting the nationally recognized Astrobiology Science Conference (AbSciCon), bringing together...
Heated rhetoric and finger-pointing dominate U.S. politics and headlines. But what happens to the people whose stories don’t make the news...
Neal Lester is quite aware of how music and social movements can bring people together in divisive times, but when rock guitarist Dick...
Charles Wexler did not believe in muddling classes with tests. Class time was for learning. Testing — a far lesser pursuit — was for...
Professor of religious studies Anne Feldhaus has begun her position as president-elect of the Association for Asian Studies and is looking...
Nearly 900 Arizona middle and high school students and parents were connected with college-readiness resources and the opportunity to learn...
There are 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s, 1 million with Parkinson’s and nearly half a million with multiple sclerosis. And...

March

From finding a movie to watch on Netflix, navigating traffic with Waze or Google Maps, fine-tuning your household budget with apps like...
Gerhard Wagner, Elkan Rogers Blout Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at the Harvard Medical School, is the...
Fifth-grader Aditya Narayanan knew that a dinosaur tail with feathers was discovered in a mine in Myanmar and that the world’s largest...
More than 40 students filled the School of Politics and Global Studies conference room late Friday afternoon to hear from the U.S. Army War...
Women in recent generations have made remarkable progress in academia and the workforce — but there’s a lot left to do.As Women’s History...
Arizona State University announced today that Joshua LaBaer, a leading researcher in cancer and personalized medicine, has been appointed...
Update March 21: Governor praises geography bee contestants for dedication to STEM; find out who won.----Geography trivia: What building is...
“Who’s a good dog? You are, aren’t you? Yes, you’re the best dog that ever was.”But is he really a good dog? Can you really tell when you’...
School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) postdoctoral researcher Adam Beardsley has recently won the prestigious National Science...
Evolution and religion often evoke strong emotional responses that can seem undeniably incompatible. Yet, researchers at Arizona State...
By some estimates, there are about 10 million species of insects on the planet, but only about a tenth have been named. Key in that...
On the heels of Sun Devil Giving Day and quickly approaching graduation, Arizona State University senior Austin Marshall wanted to take the...
After Charlie and Lois O’Brien first met in an entomology class, she wanted to go collect insects with him but he turned her down.He was...
Researchers often look at how people experience water issues in their communities, but these studies are usually focused on a single region...
Linda Hogan (Chickasaw), a prominent poet, novelist, essayist and environmentalist, is the featured speaker in ASU’s Simon Ortiz and...
Less than a year ago, Arizona State University received a $10.18 million grant from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate Education Community...
Electricity, cellphones and the internet are just a few examples of tools we use every day that have become indispensable to modern life....
Environmental news can be all too depressing, with headlines punctuated by the drumbeat of extinction and destruction.There are occasional...
Researchers have discovered that despite meat-heavy diets, low levels of good cholesterol and high levels of inflammation, an indigenous...
Fulbright Day on Tuesday allows Arizona State University to bolster the reputation it’s earned as a top producer of such scholars, but it’s...
If you want to eradicate a deadly disease like cancer, you’ll certainly want to call on doctors, biologists and other health professionals...
Ryan Trovitch, assistant professor in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences, has been named recipient of a National...
Four faculty members in the School of Molecular Sciences have recently received national recognition for their research and scholarship....
Most of modern physics was created in the past 100 years. It took thousands of people from different countries decades to finish what...
Update: Friday, March 17Even at the country’s most innovative university you can find innovation in places you might not expect.Take Sun...
Mike TuellerWhat does Twitter, one of today’s biggest social media sites, have to do with ancient Greek poetry that was written more than 2...
Sure, Google maps can get you where you’re going faster — but it can also help create a healthier, more sustainable city.The rise of low-...
A breakthrough is on the horizon for doctoral students and the dissertation process at Arizona State University.Digital portfolios,...
Unlocking humanity’s future as an interplanetary species is no simple feat. But students at Arizona State University and the Central...
Arizona State University has been more of a tech hub than ever, with tricked-out cars cruising under the Tempe campus' University Bridge...
The stomach of a house finch might hold secrets to how humans absorb nutrients, age and deal with the omniprescence of nighttime light...
Rodney Hero, the former president — and first Latino to hold the position — of the American Political Science Association, will be joining...
Since its inception, ASU’s Center on the Future of War has led discussions on the emerging role of drones and autonomous weapons, the...
Thanks to generous support from two donors who advocate for legal reform in Ukraine, Arizona State University students can learn Ukrainian...
Controlled capture and release of carbon dioxide emitted from power plants represents a potential method for reducing the buildup of this...
At the intersection of two bachelor’s degrees in political science and journalism plus a Master of Public Policy, an Arizona State...
For International Women’s Day on March 8, a range of female professors at ASU shared names of women they consider to be influential and...
ASU alumnus Christopher Hale first grew an interest in the relationship between politics and religion from School of Politics and Global...
Editor’s note: ASU’s new School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership officially launched Friday. Here are highlights from the...
Arizona State University psychology professor and neuroscientist Heather Bimonte-Nelson recently found herself surrounded by hundreds of...
The World Meteorological Organization announced Wednesday new verified, record high temperatures in Antarctica, an area once described as “...
Arizona State University is a massive engine that runs at warp speed, and a new initiative is inviting a group of campus leaders to look...
Arizona State University has hit upon a new solution to help Native American men and boys overcome the host of obstacles that block the...

February

Alex Green, assistant professor in the School of Molecular Sciences and the Biodesign Center for Molecular Design and Biomimetics, has been...
From visiting one of the most beautiful Nordic cities, to exploring interpersonal relationships on beaches in Fiji, to understanding the...
The license plate on Matt Chew’s Toyota Tacoma reads “Tamarix.”It’s the scientific name for tamarisk, also called the saltcedar, a shrub...
It’s 7 a.m. on a school day and little Susie’s got a stomach ache. Do you tell her to buck up, get dressed and send her to the bus stop, or...
It’s a silent, sunny day on the farthest corner of Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus. There are only two people at the Honey...
For five evenings over the course of February, the public was invited onto Arizona State University's campuses for Night of the Open Door ...
Academic scholars from prestigious universities, a former senator and a political analyst, among others, will discuss leadership and...
We’ve all heard of Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks and Malcolm X.But what about Juanita Blocker, Bayard Rustin, Chrystal Tulli, Ralph Bunche...
Arizona State University is one of the top producers of prestigious Fulbright scholars among research institutions for 2016-17, coming in...
As the federal government wrangles over the rights of transgender students, an Arizona State University expert says that politics aside,...
It’s 9 a.m. on the second floor of Arizona State University’s Memorial Union building in Tempe, and the sound of mariachi music fills the...
The discovery of seven warm, rocky “Earth-like” planets orbiting a star 39 light-years away has created new opportunities for science,...
On Sept. 8, 2016, NASA and Arizona State University embarked on a new space mission, OSIRIS-REx. Now on its way to a rendezvous with the...
Gemneo Bioscience, the 100th company to spin out from the ideas of ASU faculty and staff, will provide physicians with more optimal cancer...
Arizona State University alumnus Daniel Kolk has merged his creative instincts with his education in molecular biology and virology to...
Gazing at the night sky conjures deep questions about the universe. Meenakshi Wadhwa, professor at the School of Earth and Space...
Microscopy. Big data. Seismology.These are just some of the tools faculty and students at ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts...
The grants are small, but the impact is big.A program that gives awards of $1,500 or less to Arizona State University student-led service...
In anticipation of National Poetry Month in April, Arizona Poet Laureate and Regents' Professor Alberto Ríos and ASU Now photographers...
In an effort to help educate everyday people on the basics of cybersecurity, Future Tense is running a February Futurography package of...
The guy at work who contributes squat to a team project. The one who develops alligator arms every time the check arrives. The people you’...
ASU Physics Professor Robert Nemanich doesn’t have 99 bottles of beer on the wall; he has 75 bottles of champagne on the top of his desk.It...
Arizona State University’s Biodesign Center for Applied Structural Discovery (BCASD) and an international team of scientists have used high...
Stewart Fotheringham, University Foundation professor of computational spatial science in Arizona State University's School of Geographical...
Vera Coleman has a strong interest in environmental and social debates. Coleman also loves studying Spanish culture, literature and...
If you want to know the future, study the past. Confucius said it. Anne Stone embodies it.One part Indiana Jones; one part Charles Darwin;...
Arizona State University astronomer Adam Schneider and his colleagues are hunting for an elusive object lost in space between our sun and...
Losing the truth is no less disconcerting than losing gravity. Suddenly, you’re down a rabbit hole where nothing makes sense and you don’t...
Big cities with lots of people usually garner images of a fast-paced life, where the hustle and bustle of the city is met, and at least...
ASU is rapidly becoming known for its out-of-this-world endeavors. From Psyche to CubeSat. From Mars to the moon. Here, in honor of...
A newly published report in the journal Science suggests that more field research is needed to understand the fundamental aspects of...
Following the resignation of founding artistic director Jewell Parker Rhodes earlier this year, the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative...
These black students at Arizona State University want you to know one thing: There isn’t any one thing to know.“Get to know me,” said...
An award-winning professor in counseling and psychology, an international expert in linguistics, and a renowned authority in geographical...
A two-week workshop at Arizona State University's School of Sustainability brought students from China a new way of systems thinking to...
Sometimes during a trial a lawyer will get angry, a witness will speak out of turn or a defendant will have an outburst. The judge will...
A translucent drop of pond water clings to the surface of a lily pad, motionless and serene. When placed under high magnification, however...
Driven by a desire to embody the faculty at Arizona State University, alumna Lynn Vavreck seeks to inspire her students to chase...
For coastal residents of the east African country Mozambique, severe floods that endanger their health and lives are a frequent reality....
ASU researcher Gary F. Moore focuses on the future of science — and he hopes that we as a society do, as well.Moore, an assistant professor...
Leah Gerber, founding director of Arizona State University’s Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, has been named a Fellow of the Ecological...
Your car won’t start, so you take it to a mechanic. They check the ignition, starter, timing belt, spark plugs, anything that might give a...
Devoney Looser shows off her Jane Austen leggings.Sometimes artists receive critical acclaim during their lifetimes, but don’t achieve fame...
There’s an entire world of microbes invisible to the human eye. Countless microbial communities live everywhere from in the soil to human...
ASU alumnus Kaitlyn Fitzgerald is excited to be able to put her global studies degree from Arizona State University's School of Politics...
Stretching across the southernmost U.S. states, Interstate 10 is an east-west artery connecting people, cities and economies from sea to...
In the aftermath of a separation or divorce, there are real choices that need to be made about where the kids will spend the night.Some...
Growing up is hard enough, even under ideal circumstances. But when there is ongoing conflict or chaos in homes or communities, or when...
Three Arizona State University faculty were honored by ASU President Michael Crow in a ceremony Wednesday as the university's 2016-2017...
ASU and Tempe are offering up a taste of the Old West by hosting the Western POP Film Festival, which runs Wednesday through Friday at the...
An ASU researcher has used math in an effort to reduce dropout rates by plotting the exact point where negative peer influences overwhelm...
What if your smartphone could tell you that a potential disease or illness is lurking in your immune system? What if instead of contracting...

January

Shakespeare with a cast of black actors shouldn’t be a big deal, said actor Jonathan-David.A member of The Acting Company, a renowned New...
Searching for new ideas and unique experiences with the family in 2017? Does your New Year’s resolution include medieval knights and chain...
Arizona State University student Isabella Jaber shows that learning a language doesn’t just help get you a job, but can elevate your role...
A study published Monday by ASU psychology professor Gary Ladd found that contrary to popular assumptions, bullying is more severe and...
The sixth annual ASU Prison Education Conference will bring together a broad coalition of experts and community members to discuss criminal...
Meet the tiny, hair-lined ciliate, Tetrahymena thermophila. This nondescript pond-loving, pear-shaped protist, only visible through the...
Alissa Ruth, an associate academic professional at Arizona State University, knows firsthand that making your way through the many layers...
Arizona State University’s Origins Project is hosting a lecture by Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek, where he will discuss the “Materiality of...
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said the confirmation process for high-court nominees is essentially useless because the public wants...