It’s never too late to follow your dreams.
When it’s 115 degrees outside, wolves pant, tortoises burrow underground and elephants flap their ears.
The Institute for Humanities Research at Arizona State University has selected
Every day we interact with products manufactured using polymer chemistry — whether shower stalls, automotive parts, concrete structures or a wide range of plastics.
Tijana Rajh has been announced as the new director of Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences.
Arizona State University’s outdoor installation DesignSpace provided more than 100 ASU students, including 21 students f
Sometimes the path to a rewarding career is straightforward, and sometimes it has many roadblocks and detours along the way.
In May 2017, James Wermers was leading a presentation on microaggressions and structural racism in a room of ov
Although it may not yet be at the level of Iron Man’s exoskeleton, a new power and endurance device from Arizona State University is giving U.S.
Talking about creativity in business via Zoom, Glenn Edens sits close to the laptop camera. He listens intently and speaks thoughtfully.
A new study has shown that people in the U.S. relied more on science than religion to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
Felicia Ganther’s higher education career spans more than a quarter century and includes a PhD degree from Arizona State University.
Two research teams, using data from the European Space Agency’s Mars Express orbiter, have recently published results suggesting that what were thought to be subsurface lakes on Mars may not really
Besides the usual cornucopia of courses, the Department of English at Arizona St
In our dynamic and ever-changing world, many students find it beneficial
Enzymes are one of the most important biological compounds because they make life possible by increasing the speed of reactions inside and outside cells.
The development of clean energy has historically been an important research area for Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences.
The human body contains approximately 200 different kinds of cells, including many kinds of stem cells that have the potential to turn into a variety of specialized cells.
The Graduate College has announced the recipients of its inaugural Graduate College Staff Awards for Excellence.
ASU graduate Kamaldeen Okuneye and Foundation Professor Abba B.
The Grand Canyon Historical Society is a nonprofit that was founded in 1982 to promote the study and preservation of th
Education policy in the U.S. runs on data. Yet the amount and breadth of data available can outpace the ability of policymakers and administrators to digest it.
From Hannah Grabowski’s first year as an undergraduate student at Arizona State University to now as a graduate student, their studies and free time have been focused on supporting and advocating f
Jennifer Weiler, an Arizona State University media arts and sciences postdoctoral alumna and current faculty associate, is releasing a comic book this summer that teaches users how to use cod
It started with the creation of the Sustainable and Impact Finance Initiative, a student organization that set out to improve corpo
How does a job candidate know whether a company is authentically LGBTQ-friendly?
When Nyla Knox, a JD student at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, was selected as the inaugural
Associate Professor Grisha Coleman of the ASU Herberger Institute’s School of Arts, Media and Engineering has been named a 2021–22 fellow
ASU’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice has renamed the annual Alumni Scholar Award for a distinguished member of its faculty who retired this spring.
The architecture profession in the U.S.
Large animals play large roles in shaping landscapes. It’s well known that American bison aerate Great Plains soil with their hooves, helping plants grow and spreading native seeds.
Although summer has just begun and we still can’t travel around the world due to the pandemic, that doesn’t mean that we can’t discover and learn about the cultural diversity of our planet.
More than 40% of college students do not graduate after six years. And, though women are more likely to graduate college than men, they remain underrepresented in STEM and business careers.
Steven Wilson and Gabriel Nile hope to contribute to innovations that would lead to more sustainable energy systems and more effective resource conservation technologies.
For decades, the Center for Asian Research has been Arizona State University’s hub for research and teachings about Asia.
Women are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine (STEMM) fields, especially in leadership roles.
Jeff McClelland was a dedicated and accomplished executive at the time of his death in 2006.
Professor Timothy Steimle has enjoyed a productive career at Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences.
For the first time in more than a year, ASU's College of Health Solutions celebrated the accomplishments of its graduating students in person, combining small, safe ceremonies with virtual events s
Sarah Curci, a fourth-year clinical psychology graduate student, was recently announced as a recipient of the 2021 ASU Faculty Women’s Association Distinguished Graduate Student Award.
A PhD student at Arizona State University who studies how nonprofits can collaborate to improve people’s health is literally taking his expertise to the field.
Arizona State University’s School of Molecular Sciences is one of three institutions nationwide selected this year to join the American Chemical Society’s Bridge Program.
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has selected 18 students as its first Public Interest Fellows, funding the students’ efforts to
How do you effectively communicate important political and governmental messages across multiple nations, to diverse populations?
The Institute for Humanities Research at Arizona State University has awarded funding to six new seed grant projects f
Sierra Gullette has always strived to make a positive impact on the world, even when she didn’t know exactly what that impact would be.
The Watts College of Public Service of Community Solutions celebrated in person with nearly 450 graduates May 3 for a part-virtual, part-live spring con
Members of the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication received two awards from the ASU Faculty Women's Association.
Arizona State University student veterans were able to celebrate their graduation in a special way this year — from the comfort of their cars.
The Institute for Humanities Research (IHR) at Arizona State University has awarded fellowships to eight ASU faculty for the 2021–22 academic year.
Two faculty members from the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences were recognized as exceptional mentors by Arizona State University's Faculty Women’s
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University announces the addition of the McCarthy Institute and Executive Director David Franklyn to the co
Changing the way the nation generates and consumes energy is at the heart of the recent Arizona State University School of Molecular Sciences’ 2021 Innovation Awa
In 1925, a huckster named Harry “Indian” Miller opened the Two Guns Zoo on Route 66 in northern Arizona.
Early last year, a committee was assembled with faculty members from all three Arizona public universities to help plan the first statewide American Statistical Association (ASA) DataF
At the small scale at which molecules exist, everything is in motion.
Reuben Miller, a chaplain at the Cook County Jail in Chicago, is the keynote speaker at the third annual National Children of Incarcerated Parents Conference, a virtual gathering of professionals h
As reports of anti-Asian hate crimes have escalated across the country in recent months, nearly two dozen students, faculty and staff in the Scho
The School of Music, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts has announced four winners in the 2021 Concerto Competition.
Across the Phoenix metropolitan area thousands of land parcels lay vacant.
For many people, their twenties are a decade of self-exploration. But not for Arizona State University graduate student Shalin Jyotishi.
The ASU Graduate College has announced the awardees of the fifth annual Graduate College Knowledge Mobilization Awards.
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University will celebrate its class of 2021 in May through virtual and smaller in-person gatherings with hi
A new study by researchers, including Arizona State University graduate student Maryse Biernat, verifies the age of one of the oldest specimens
Modern humans are the world’s apex predator. For tens of thousands of years, deep into the Stone Age, humans hunted and killed the largest animals on land and sea. How?
A partnership between Arizona State University and the Tempe Police Department has yielded a curriculum designed to help officers keep contacts with the public peaceful and productive — and a Team
Those who work in international affairs face a wide range of challenges in foreign policy decision-making, national security, international trade, climate change and human rights issues — all throu
On March 13, 2020, former President Donald Trump declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency, thus marking the beginning of the pandemic for many Americans.
To cap off its first year as a hub for human rights scholars at Arizona State University, the Global Human Rights Hub will host a virtual global conference, "Human Rights on the Edge: The Future of
For a second year in row, ASU’s Social Embeddedness Network Conference was held virtually.
Arizona State University's Thunderbird School of Global Management announced that Greg Autry is joining the faculty as clinical professor of space leadership, policy and business.
It was deep into 2020 when John Featherstone had a realization that stopped him in his tracks — there w
Weining Ai was awarded the annual Stephen G.
Arizona State University's Thunderbird School of Global Management is celebrating 75 years of educating and influencing leaders, executives, entrepreneurs and professionals from the bottom to the t
Arizona State University has 14 graduate degree programs ranked in the top 10 nationwide, according to new rankings released by U.S. News & World Report.
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University continues to maintain its reputation as a premier law school, placing No. 25 overall in U.S.
In fall 2020, the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies launched a
How effective is clicker training? Do field trips reduce stress in shelter dogs?
Nearly 2 million people experience a traumatic brain injury in the United States every year. Just as each person is different, their injuries present in different ways.
Ted Hope, the former co-head at Amazon Movies, will join Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management as the marquee professor of practice in the new Master of Arts in G
Arizona State University Associate Professor Gary Moore and his research team seek to understand and advance the science of molecular materials for applications in transducing solar energy.
This year, the Arizona State University Department of Psychology is getting creative with their participation in Sun Devil Giving Day.
The past year has brought on challenging new circumstances and called attention to existing social injustices.
We now know what the wind on Mars actually sounds like — to a robot’s “ears” a
Double-masking, or wearing one mask over another, has been the subject of much recent media attention.
Sleep has only gotten worse for many people as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and sleep neurologists have dubbed this reduction in quality sleep “COVID-somnia.”
Arizona State University’s Institute for Humanities Research has announced Black feminist scholar and activist adrienne maree brown as the 2021 IHR Distinguished
Arizona State University Associate Professor and Developmental Psychology Area Head Leah Doane was recently selected by the ASU Graduate
As COVID-19 continues to make visiting college campuses a challenge for prospective students and families, ASU is stepping up and taking an innovative approach to allow students to tour ASU,
Health care has a humility problem, according to Barret Michalec, director of
In the last 60,000 years, humans have emerged as an ecologically dominant species and have successfully colonized every terrestrial habitat.
For Kris Beecher, the Great Recession was a catalyst for positive change, spurring him to leave a career in manufacturing to pursue a degree at Arizona State University and a career path more
A decade ago, Preeti Lather learned her daughter was at risk of not being able to talk because of an autism diagnosis.
Arizona State University's Student Planning Association received second place in the 2021 Planning Student Organization awar
Double bass player Nathaniel De la Cruz recently won first place in the 2020 Talent Show of the Charleston International Music Competition and the grand prize in the Art Festival Bass Strings Inter
Hacking is usually something federal defense agencies are working to prevent.
2020 was a year of upheaval that brought attention to a wide range of areas in social injustice and inequity, from the Black Lives Matter and LGBTQ+ movements to inequities in access to health care
The humanities encompass everything from history, literature and creative writing to film and media, language and culture, philosophy, linguistics and religion.
How science can better serve society is the focus of JP Nelson’s work as a National Science Foundation graduate research fellow at Arizona State University.
Romance can be part of the college social experience, and it has looked very different this year.
Almost all metals and alloys eventually corrode. For common things such as cars and metal gates, corrosion is just part of normal wear and tear.
By analyzing the occurrences of exposed dusty ice on Mars using data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, ASU pl
A new process for inserting synthetic gene circuits into host cells, developed by a team of bioengineers at Arizona State University, has broad implications for improving the effectiveness of a ran
For decades, space and ground telescopes have provided us with spectacular images of galaxies.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been hardest on the most vulnerable people, and Arizona State University students have been working to help one group in downtown Phoenix.
Join Arizona State University’s Black African Coalition and Undergraduate Student Government leaders for an incredible evening of conversation with Angela Davis on Thursday, Feb. 18.
Retired movie producer Mark Wolfe didn’t always want to pursue a career in the filmmaking industry.
In response to the protests over the death of George Floyd in May 2020, graduate students in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology found themselves asking how they could enact meani
NASA has announced funding nine new proposals for the next phase of its Science Activation (SciAct) program, a community based approach to connect NASA science with learners of all ages. These new
The Ira A.
Dennis Lohr, an emeritus professor with Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences, died at his home in Honolulu last month.
The W. P. Carey School of Business full-time MBA at Arizona State University climbed from the top-50 MBA programs globally to the top 25, ranking No.
As the turbulent summer of 2020 wound to a close, with the nation still reeling after the killing of George Floyd ignited a spate of Black Lives Matter protests calling for an end to systemic racis
Being a graduate student at Arizona State University is demanding enough for most, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made it even more challenging.
Arnold Chi Kedia is a firm believer in faith. Meeting life's challenges with an enthusiasm and contagious optimism, he believes that things happen as they are meant to.
Maricopa County residents realized a $4.85 return on investment for every dollar the county Parks and Recreation Department spent on operating costs at its eight parks in 2019, according to a
Arizona State University was well represented at this year's Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM), the largest annual mathematics gathering i
Liam Gleason sat scrolling through dozens of images hoping to find something that showed diversity in anthropology for a poster they were creating.
Arizona State University welcomes a record number of students back for the spring 2021 semester — including thousands who are studying at ASU for the first time.
Two women with a passion for philanthropy have been selected as the 2021 ASU Martin Luther King Jr.
In October 1968, Dick Fosbury used a high school trick to win a gold medal in the Olympic high jump.
Arizona State University’s Bachelor of Science degree program in nonprofit leadership and management this fall bec
The use and spread of disinformation — false or misleading information intended to deceive people — is being amplified and accelerated at an alarming rate on the internet via social media.
Three Arizona State University Department of Psychology graduate students are the newest recipients of the Sharon Manne Award, a scholarship that provides seed funding to allow students to co
In the wake of 2020’s challenges, Arizona State University's Institute for Humanities Research wanted to infuse hope and empowerme
Broadening efforts to bring together students with diverse backgrounds and perspectives, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is lau
In an effort to provide fall 2020 graduates the best virtual ceremony innovation can create, a team of a dozen students from ASU’s Meteor Studio, in coordi
As the year 2020 comes to a close, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact student learning and life, and many students are finding it increasingly difficult to press forward in the “new no
In January 2019, Arizona State University and the National World War II Museum launched a new online master’s degree in World War II studies, creati
Astrid Morales Torres, Doctor of Musical Arts student in piano performance, showcased Mexican music in a livestreamed concert this fall as part of an international collaboration between Arizona Sta
Pravati Capital, a leading litigation finance and consulting firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona, announced Dec.
When hundreds of Indigenous students collect their diplomas next week, they’ll be participating in a historic event — a first-time virtual ceremony to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Arizona Stat
ASU faculty and graduate students in Arizona State University's Hugh Downs School of Human Communication received numerous awards and recognition a
Public interest technology is an emerging field. It serves to address social needs and challenges in society. So how should we develop this field that will be critical to our future?
From the textbooks of ancient Greek physician Hippocrates to current research on the coronavirus pandemic, we know that human health is impacted by environmental factors.
A new system for measuring solar performance over the long term in scalable photovoltaic systems, developed by Arizona State University researchers, represents a breakthrough in the cost and longev
Every year the Institute for Social Science Research holds a poster contest highlighting the social science research from Arizona State University graduate stude
A second wave of COVID-19 is rising in Arizona and across the U.S., causing exponential growth of new infections along with an increasing number of people hospitalized with the disease.
Capping off a year of unprecedented challenges, ASU will hold its second-ever virtual commencement ceremony on Monday, Dec.
An interdisciplinary team of scientists using advanced imaging technology have answered the question of whether alligators share any of the same regenerative capabilities as much smaller reptiles.
A student team within Arizona State University’s Luminosity Lab has emerged as a top-10 semifinalist in the million-dollar XPRIZE Next-Gen Mask Challenge
We all have our biases.
Earlier this year, the Arizona State University Graduate College announced the first-ever Knowl
Innovation is transforming the energy industry as new technologies enhance power generation, storage and transmission.
After 23 years at ASU’s School of Social Work, an important staff member is saying farewell. Student support specialist Mary Lutes retired Nov. 8.
When it comes to solving global development problems in communities, not all voices are heard.
While health experts and government agencies across the globe continue to learn more about COVID-19 transmission and implement policies to curb its spread, a critical part of managing the dis
The Office of National Scholarship Advisement at Arizona State University has announced two nominees for the
An American treasure. Revolutionary inventor. Spacecraft engineer. Holder of more than 140 patents. Creator of the No. 1 top-selling water toy of all time – the Super Soaker.
Arizona State University and Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, on Monday announced a stra
An American presidential election happens every four years and is the only election race where candidates are not elected by popular vote alone.
With a generous grant from the Windgate Foundation, the ASU Art Museum has established the Windgate Curator of Contemporary Craft and Design Fellowship and announced Sarah Kelly as the first
Growing up in Arizona, Gabrielle “Gabby” Lout was fascinated with the ocean.
A biomedical engineering student in Arizona, a designer in New York, a nonprofit professional in Canada and a high school student in Israel wouldn’t typically find themselves in the same plac
Daniel Brouwer, associate professor of rhetorical studies at Arizona State University's
Principles of sustainability are the focus of four courses that will be offered this spring through the Italian program in Arizona State Universit
The ASU Graduate College is partnering with the Harry S.
The Master’s Opportunity for Research in Engineering, also called the MORE program, offers support for master’s students in Arizona State Un
Good quality drinking water is crucial to public health.
Get to know the newest additions to the School of Social Transformation faculty.
Looking to learn more about study abroad at ASU? Well, you’re in luck. Study Abroad Week is coming to a computer near you!
“There is nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns.”
— Octavia Butler
History books often link disease and colonization, in which explorers unknowingly bring with them illnesses that spread to native people.
Preparing to give a big presentation. Starting on an important work project. Fighting through the distress of overcoming addiction. Living with the intrusive thoughts from a traumatic past.
The Graduate College’s Knowledge Mobilization Initiative has announced the launch of the Knowledge Mobilization Spotlight grants.
Are you an Arizona State University student who has recently completed a master’s or doctoral degree? Are you interested in working in a United States federal agency?
As STEM careers move toward closing the gender gap, engaging girls early on in science and technology is essential.
Arizona State University students now have more opportunities to pursue a master’s degree in less time and with less financial commitment.
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has established a growing prominence of female editors-in-chief for its law journals, part of a
Carole Mars was ready for a new challenge.
The Master of Accountancy (MACC) and Master of Taxation (MTax) programs from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University offer a data and analytics emphasis while preparing stude
Professor Rebekka Wachter has spent nearly 20 years in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences as an expert in the field of structural and functio
Gaining hands-on experience with organizations in developing countries around the world, students from Arizona State University's Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Arizona State University graduate students interested in addressing inequality through their coursework have the unique opportunity to help design the curriculum for new interdisciplinary lab
Tucked just north of the Phoenix metropolitan area, adjacent to popular travel destinations including Sedona and Jerome, sits the smaller and perhaps lesser-known 10-square-mile town of Clark
Arizona State University graduates, the tech giants are calling!
With a long legacy of top-ranking attorneys delivering solutions to leading companies and entrepreneurs, Fennemore Craig continues to expand its practice and lo
In today’s world of big data, billions of data points are collected every day via smartphone apps, fitness trackers and wearables about our decisions, habits and travel patterns.
In Arizona State University’s first academic program based entirely at its Washington, D.C., location, an innovative graduate curriculum is giving the initial cohort deep insights into how to addre
As harmful atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to increase, understanding the planetary carbon balance has become the single most important scientific question.
A major collaborative effort that has been developing over the last three years between Arizona State University and European scientists has resulted in a significant technical advance in X-ray cry
When summer employment opportunities were postponed or canceled for students of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law due to COVID-19, faculty quickly stepped in t
Recognizing the need for connection and community support, especially for graduate students from underrepresented populations, the Graduate College is piloting a new group mentoring experienc
In May, John Oliveira graduated with a master’s degree in global security from Arizona State University's School of Politics and Glob
Sana Rizwan was 14 when she climbed into the cargo bed of an old pickup truck and was driven to the Jinnah International Airport through city streets flooded with waist-high water.
In a world that is changing every day, the faculty of Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University stepped up to support its students in multipl
Fourth-year religious studies PhD student Blayne Harcey is the recipient of a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Re
A fire is sweeping through a small town putting people’s homes and lives at risk.
Colleen Jennings-Roggensack, Arizona State University vice president for cultural affairs and ASU Dr.
Francine Banner, graduate of the justice studies Phd program at Arizona State University's School of Social Transformation was rec
Arizona State University's Institute for Humanities Research has selected “The Shenzhen Experiment: The Story of China’s Instant City,” by Juan
The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies is announcing a new initiative to promote the study of racism and racial relatio
As the COVID-19 pandemic began to make a stronghold in Arizona, Arizona State University employees began fighting back — by answering urgent calls for help and, often, by taking on completely new r
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Division of Humanities at Arizona State University is pleased to welcome two American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Emerging Voices fellows.
While bars, gyms, dine-in restaurants and other buildings have been closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, water left sitting in pipes could change in quality.
Against a backdrop of a clear blue sky, slender palm trees and waves crashing against black lava rocks along Hawaii’s South Kona coastline, a dozen youths ages eight to 17 sat silent and wide
The third year of graduate school in a doctoral program usually includes some coursework and a lot of data collection. For HyeJung Park it included all that — and a deployment with the Army.
Most school years kick off at Arizona State University with football games, monsoon storms and a jam-packed Sun Devil Welcome rally at the basketball arena.
Arizona State University offers more than 800 fully accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs — not to mention more than 270 minors and c
Ranked a top seven public law school in the nation and No. 24 among all law schools according to U.S.
Providing meticulous care of the human heart means having an accurate cardiac model on which to conduct disease modeling, drug testing and other research.
Some students dream of living in a different country.
On the surface, studying abroad is a unique, once-in-a-lifetime way for students to enhance their college experience and engage immersively in an international community.
Taking on the solo weeknight anchor role at KCCI in Des Moines, Iowa, wasn’t just another step in Rheya Spigner’s career, it was an important opportunity for her to make a difference in her communi
Students often cite studying abroad as the highlight of their academic career and a crucial moment in helping them gain a more nuanced view of the world.
Communities are often defined by the space they take up or the marks they make.
Studying abroad may not seem like a feasible option for students trying to juggle graduating on time, extracurricular commitments and working through the semesters to pay for tuition, but tha
If you want to learn about the challenges in health care, you can ask just about anyone. If you want to learn about ways to solve those challenges, ask a nurse.
Even though it may sound as if studying abroad has no downsides, many students consider their options and, ultimately, count themselves out of studying abroad for one reason alone: the cost.
For some students, going abroad for a full semester may not be realistic, with balancing a packed course load in the fall and spring semesters, working through the semester and other academic
Introduced by her friends as “the ocean person,” Katherine Ball has spent much of her life near the water.
Demand is up for engineering graduate education at Arizona State University.
The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University has made education accessible, flexible and inclusive for two decades as a leader in online learning.
Amalie Strange graduated this May with bachelor’s degrees in biological sciences and Spanish from The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, but she’s not ready to say goodbye to the world of academ
Arizona State University graduate student Swarup Dey has been awarded the 2020 School of Molecular Sciences Innovation Award for his invention, which creates a DNA nanosensor that mimics transmembr
University Academic Success Programs (UASP) at Arizona State University hosted its annual summer writing camps for master’s degree, doctoral and
The discussion and understanding of the United States in an interdisciplinary context is important, and in wake of current events, increasingly relevant.
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is playing a leading role through its
Take the dream of building a reimagined city from scratch and combine it with the innovation and expertise of Arizona State University’s faculty and students, and
While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, the research computing centers at Arizona State University,
The Institute for Humanities Research has launched a new event series titled “Adaptation, Resiliency and Care” to offer support to the ASU community during the coronavirus.
A generous gift from Arizona State University alumna Sharon Manne has funded an annual fellowship that will allow three psychology graduate students to pursue their own research projects on h
Soil erosion is a growing worldwide challenge.
Arizona State University offers a variety of accelerated programs allowing students to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in as little as five years.
Join the ASU Graduate College for a virtual town hall event for graduate students at 6 p.m.
As ASU students prepare to head back to campus for the fall 2020 semester, we break down the details of the new learning environment called ASU Sync and how it is different from both iCourses and A
Current events have brought discussion of the need for social, cultural and structural changes, including social justice reform, to the forefront.
As part of the most innovative college in the country for five years running, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University has to keep moving forward. W. P.
For a long time, Matthew Broussard has wanted to understand how childhood trauma can lead to substance abuse in adults.
Moving your foot requires flexing the muscles in your calf, ankle and the
As the coronavirus continues to surge across the United States, there is little doubt that the pandemic has upended American life as we know it.
Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs has climbed to No. 2 in the U.S. and No.
For an older person with dementia, a rousing rendition of big-band music might stir some memories. And when that older person claps or sings along, the brain connection is even stronger.
Engineering is a method of problem-solving that can help address a variety of challenges — even how students can safely and effectively return to school during the coronavirus pandemic.
Students at Arizona State University have access to dozens of programs that allow them to help people in the community, in Arizona, across the U.S. and around the world.
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has expanded its efforts to help students secure highly coveted positions, resulting in 34 stud
For new students, the idea of going to an unfamiliar place can be daunting, and this has only been compounded by the pandemic.
Every year since 1952, competitive graduate students from all over the country apply for the National Science Foundation Graduate
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June is Pride Month, a time to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, and an Arizona State University graduate student has put together a virtual showcase of local queer artists t
Protective face masks are key to Arizona State University and other schools and organizations reopening because their use significantly decreases coronavirus spread.
A group of W. P.
For law students, summer internships and externships are of vital importance, offering the chance for real-world training and network building that can lay the foundation for a successful career.
The COVID-19 pandemic has set off a cascade of troubling shockwaves.
The year 2020 has proven to be one full of heartache, fear and anger. Social injustices that have existed in the U.S. for generations are now being thrown into sharp relief.
Technology is an enabler. Applying it in the public interest means there is a use value for the common good.
What to do. You're a dog. Your owner is trapped in a box and is crying out for help. Are you aware of his despair? If so, can you set him free? And what’s more, do you really want to?
This fall, the Master of Science in applied behavior analysis (MS ABA) at Arizona State University will be availabl
Cagla Demirduzen was awarded the inaugural Stephen G.
Arizona State University's Class of 2020 knows what it means to be resilient.
There were a few firsts in this year's Rutgers TEN Plus Supply Chain Innovation Challenge.
Lauren Dickman was recently honored with the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, and graduated in May with her PhD in applied mathematics from the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences.
To make the grade and get the degree, every college student has some hills to climb that aren’t detailed in a syllabus.
For the first time, Arizona State University's Department of Physics hosted its annual Spring Awards and Recognition Ceremony as a virtual event, bringing together students, faculty, staff and alum
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable s
Every semester near graduation, the School of Politics and Global Studies brings together ASU Online students from the Master of Arts in global security program for a reception in Tempe.
Arizona State University celebrated its newest graduates virtually on Monday, marking the most extraordinary graduation in the history of the institution.
John Vant, a graduate student at Arizona State University’s School of Molecular Sciences and the Biodesign Institute’s Center for Applied Structural Discovery, wa
More than 100 faculty, staff, students and alumni from Arizona State University's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
Ahtziry Vasquez is a first-year student in Arizona State University's applied behavior analysis master’s degree program
Arizona State University’s Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is offering to pay the application fees for first responders and esse
You could say Peter Lafford is a bit of a name-dropper.
Whether there is life elsewhere in the universe is a question people have pondered for millennia, and within the last few decades, great strides have been made in our search for signs of life outsi
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced every kind of institution to quickly change course, but for the School of Social Work at Arizona State University, the piv
Many people are staying at home as much as possible, avoiding mass gatherings and practicing social distancing. They haven’t shown any symptoms that would indicate they have COVID-19.
Earlier this month, geographers from around the globe congregated online for the first-ever virtual American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting.
The Environmental Humanities Initiative of the Institute for Humanities Research at Arizona State University is collaborating with the University of Texas Humanit
COVID-19 has drastically altered all elements of life, and that includes law school admissions.
Creating a community for graduate students to come together and support one another was already a focus in the School of Life Sciences.
Today, AACSB International — the world’s largest business education network — recognizes Arizona State University's W. P.
Astrophysical observations have shown that Neptune-like water-rich exoplanets are common in our galaxy.
Julia Manacher, a second-year student at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and aspiring immigration lawyer, has been selected as a Next Generation Leader by the Ame
Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration has announced their graduate student awards and fellowships for the 2020-21 academic year.
It is not unusual for graduate students to work while pursuing their degrees.
A lot of people know that ants live in the ground, build ant hills and lay down invisible chemical trails. Temnothorax rugatulus does none of that.
On Monday, May 11, the Arizona State University community will join together online to celebrate this semester's graduates in a virtual ceremo
A recent report from the Council of Graduate Schools highlighted the decreasing availability of academic positions.
In the spirit of physical distancing and in honor of the concert halls around the world that have fallen silent, the ASU Wind Bands in Arizona State U
“The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.”
— Robert Burns, paraphrased from the original text.
Accuracy is extremely important for cancer radiation treatments.
Are the social and interpersonal problems associated with opioid addiction reversible?
Ever since he was 4, Aditya Khuller has dreamed about exploring the vast frontiers of space.
On a recent Friday morning, nearly 30 Arizona State University School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning faculty, staff and students
For the first time, Arizona State University’s Social Embeddedness Network Conference was hosted virtually, via Zoom on March 24, due to social distancing recommendations because of the COVID-19 pa
With all the worry going on right now, it can be hard to think too far ahead.
Police officers’ use of excessive force — as well as the resulting legal outcomes — have shaken communities across the United States.
Editor's note: To stave off the stay-at-home blues, Devoney Looser is also participating with other scholars and Janeites (including ASU alumna Amanda Prahl) in VirtualJaneCon, a free, on
Editor's Note: To stave off the stay-at-home blues, Devoney Looser is also participating with other scholars and Janeites (including ASU alumna Amanda Prahl) in VirtualJaneCon, a free, on
ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College placed No. 13 among 393 institutions surveyed in U.S.
U.S. News and World Report on Tuesday released its 2021 Best Graduate Schools rankings.
The American economy lost between $57 and 109 billion in 2016 from c
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is now ranked No. 24 by the U.S. News & World Report best law school rankings, the highest placement in ASU Law’s history.
Arizona State University’s graduate schools continue to hold high positions in the latest U.S. News and World Report annual rankings.
Editor's Note: This is the first of a three-part series on ASU’s new universitywide NSF-GRFP tracking and advising initiative — GRFP@ASU.
Nobody is immune to stress, and chronic stress can have serious physical and mental consequences.
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University remains one of the premier law schools in the country for bar-passage results, according to the
When a hurricane is bearing down on the Florida coast, any one of countless well-established models can forecast the projected path of the storm.
The North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference will be held at the Arizona State University School of Music on March 6-9.
In thousands of cases each year in courtrooms across the U.S.
Arizona State University School of Music doctoral student Nathaniel De la Cruz recently won first prize in the prestigious Coeur d'Alene Symphony National Young Artists College Strings Competition
With 5 trillion pieces of plastic in the oceans, the dynamics of marine environments are shifting in ways that are yet to be discovered.
A new program at Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is preparing students to advance the well-being of our agi
Amanda Athey, former director of the Graduate School at the University of New Orleans, joined the Graduate College at Arizona State University
There's something weird going on inside the plants and animals that call the Baja California peninsula home.
We live in a data-driven world. Thanks to the ever-connected climate made possible by the internet and mobile personal devices, we are both creators and insatiable consumers of information.
After winter exams, while many students were eager to scramble home, kick their feet up and empty their minds, Jayvion Chee sat down, opened his books and began to plot his next four weeks.
Experiential learning is a critical element of a legal education.
Last week the United Nations biodiversity chief warned that humans risk living in an “empty world” with “catastrophic” consequences for society if world leaders cannot reach an agreement this year
The U.S. Department of State has awarded Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication the opportunity to host the Hubert H.
Marlon James is a writer for a few reasons: It brings him joy. It allows him to address cultural erasure.
Researchers have long understood that corruption and illicit activity play a role in global environmental and sustainability change, but due to its hidden and dangerous nature, quantifying th
Leaders in science, engineering and medicine from the United States and the Middle East gather annually for the Arab-Ame
The online master’s degree in electrical engineering at Arizona State University is No.
For the first time since launching its prestigious Online MBA Programs rankings, U.S.
If you jump out of bed too quickly, you might feel a bit light-headed.
Apache Junction, Arizona — a city of approximately 42,000 residents on the eastern outskirts of the metro Phoenix area — has a complicated relationship with its 125 mobile home and RV parks.
Madeleine Jennings recalls being a child who was constantly tinkering and
Extreme climate events are severely affecting communities in the U.S. and around the world. The examples are plenty.
While Nancy Gómez was writing her doctoral thesis, she spent her study breaks working on her walk.
Each year, Arizona State University honors leaders in
Arizona State University hosted the first IEEE Brain Neurotech Entrepreneurs Workshop Dec.
Brightly colored regalia, broad smiles on the faces of more than 360 graduates, their families and friends and inspiring words about those of different viewpoints working together for a better soci
Peter Crank, an Arizona State University geography PhD candidate and climatologist, found his seat in a packed convention hall in Madrid, opened his laptop and listened with intent as nearly
Two new fellowship opportunities invite scholars and doctoral students living outside the Phoenix area to Arizona State University in support of their research exploring the diverse history of the
Andrew Heyward, a longtime CBS News executive, encouraged the Cronkite School’s newest class of graduates to shape their own destinies and seize every opportunity that comes their way as they leave
A picture of a crying child with a boot pressed against his face is frightening.
How can the humanities restore humanity?
How can the space industry make interstellar science fiction a reality? One must-have is more economical and scalable solar energy for space.
Just as the sun was cresting over Desert Financial Arena on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University on Monday morning, Eder Estrada stood as his mother adjusted his tie and stole.
Arizona State University’s School of Social Work will offer a first-of-its-kind graduate program in Yuma, Arizona, that focuses on issues along the U.S.-Mexico border.
One guaranteed part of dealing with computer systems is that hardware problems happen.
Arizona State University will confer degrees to more than 8,400 full-immersion and online students on Monday, Dec.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commenc
Whether it’s finding ways to make cities more livable, or studying how human activity impacts the natural world, geographic research at Arizona State University explores nearly every aspect o
For as long as there has been a legal profession, diversity has been lacking. Despite statistical improvements in recent years, it remains one of the least diverse fields in the United States.
The X-Men’s Professor Charles Xavier uses Cerebro to read minds. Arizona State University’s Gi-Yeul Bae “reads minds” by decoding the brain’s electrical activity.
This Dec. 16, thousands of students will cross the commencement stage in advance of heading out to solve problems, be creative, make discoveries and help their communities.
Many of the brightest minds to come to Arizona State University from Mexico gathered together earlier this month for “Cena Mexicana,” which translates to “Mexican Supper,” an event designed to buil
The air, earth and water of our planet are pulsating with living things. Within it, a vast and diverse web of life exists, about which almost nothing is known.
Obesity is the single largest cause of diabetes. And the advice to solve it is often the same: Get off the couch. Hit the gym. Run around the block.
Arizona State University’s Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety received a new grant to evaluate a program that will train police in the emergency treatment of opioid overdoses
The executive MBA in Shanghai from Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business earned a top spot among international universities in one of the most highly regarded international busi
Fashion and social justice may not be the first combination to come to mind.
Just over 10 million people were living in the U.S. without legal immigration status in
Editor's note: This Q&A is part of a series of articles focusing on military veterans who are part of ASU's faculty.
The latest Arizona State University recipients of the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists recently met to showcase their wide-ranging research and thank many of the donors who made the
Arizona State University continues to build on its educational offerings at the Barrett & O’Connor Washington Center in Washington, D.C., with a new Master of Arts program for those looking to
Arizona State University has a long history of supporting those in uniform, but the stance became university tradition in 2011 after the first Salute to Service was held to celebrate active duty mi
James Cromley, a third-year student at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, has won the John S. Jenkins Award for Excellence in Military Legal Studies.
Cannibals. Vampires. Zombies. Parasites that devour you from within.
Whatever abomination prowls your nightmares and sends cold sweat trickling down your spine, nature likely has it beat.
Arizona State University's Graduate College has launched its new website: graduate.asu.edu.
For the seventh consecutive year, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University received the highest overall bar passage rate in Arizona for the calendar year
This October, the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals face off in the World Series.
Alarmed by the cars speeding through her quiet Austin, Arkansas, neighborhood, Jennifer Moreau had the aha moment that began her journey as a health advocacy warrior.
For some college and graduate students, summer plans might include travel, hiking or spending some time on the beach. Perhaps they complete an internship. Or maybe study a new language.
A nuclear physicist, a high school student and three undergraduates find themselves sharing a table at Arizona State University.
When something boosts your mood, your brain releases neurotransmitters like serotonin, dopamine and oxytocin.
An important part of Peter Crozier’s job involves watching dances. He views these intricate performances through state-of-the-art, high-powered microscopes because the dancers are atoms.
Arizona State University psychology graduate student Victoria Woner is traveling to Chicago this week as a winner of the prestigious Society for Neuroscience Trainee Professional Development Award.
When Jaime Martinez and Bret Larsen graduated from Arizona State University, they each wanted to make an impact in their communities.
Rachel Masterson has dreamed of being an entrepreneur most of her life.
We humans like to think we invent things, but in a lot of cases, nature did it first.
Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is teaming up with Biodesign Institute on Thursday, Nov.
This spring, the Department of English at Arizona State University wants you to plug in.
With organizations the caliber of Mayo Clinic, TGen, the Flinn Foundation, Arizona BioIndustry Association and the state’s universities, Arizona boasts a multitude of talented scientists, health pr
Academics spend decades doing research, teaching and public outreach.
We’re quickly outpacing the abilities of the current generation of wireless communication technology, commonly known as 4G.
Catalysis is an essential component of industrial chemistry and the economic and societal benefits of catalysis are almost incalculable.
Over the summer, Arizona State University's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning invited seven students to participate in the inaugural Urban Equity
Arizona State University has been one of the top producers of students who win the prestigious Fulbright award to travel overseas, and this year, the university has engaged even more people in the
The Graduate College has launched the Graduate College Fellows Initiative and named two Arizona State University faculty members to serve as 2019-20 fellows.
Human behavior over time has been extraordinarily complex; that's partly why so many different fields exist to study it.
Human behavior over time has been extraordinarily complex; that's partly why so many different fields exist to study it.
A community garden occupies a diminutive dirt lot in Phoenix.
At one time or another, we were all scientists. There is a reason a child’s first questions include: “What is it?”, “Why?” and “How?”
Menstruation may be a taboo topic to bring up in social settings, but it happens to roughly half of the population of the world.
Your body is bustling with electrical activity.
The Pew Research Center has reported that more and more people identify the
In his 1985 Sports Illustrated article “The Curious Case of Sidd Finch,” author George Plimpton revealed the stunning story of a New York Mets prospect who was a Harvard dropout, spoke 10 languages
Industry and academic partnerships are critical to strengthening innovation, talent and economic development in the Phoenix metro area.
From a project focused on mobile home parks to work with indigenous communities, members from the Arizona State University School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning were recognized for the
The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University was recently awarded the Ninth Circuit Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Education Award for 2019, presented by the Ninth U.S.
From nonprofit and industry work to professorships and research, forging a career after graduate school isn’t always straightforward.
Nearly half of physical therapy patients are age 65 and older.
The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and EGADE Business School at Tecnológico de Monterrey have announced a partnership to deliver a dual-degree executive MBA (EMBA) progr
Hollywood has always imagined the arrival of beings from other worlds as the cause to run through streets screaming, call up fighter jets, or, when all else fails, send in Tom Cruise.
How are people’s political beliefs organized, and what leads them to subscribe to certain beliefs?
If all goes as planned, one day this October a spacecraft the size of jumbo loaf of bread will leave from Wallops, Virginia, packed aboard a cargo rocket bound for the International Space Station.
The trial of Scott Warren took center stage this summer in the nation’s passionate debate over immigration.
Ranked a top nine public law school in the nation, No. 27 among all law schools according to U.S. News & World Report and No.
The 2019–20 school year is about to begin, and with new beginnings come new faces on the Arizona State University campuses.
Alex Nyunt is starting the full-time Master of Business Administration program at the W. P.
Strong, lightweight aluminum-copper alloys have been used in aircraft and automotive designs for decades, but little is known about their structural mechanisms during deformation.
Each year, nearly 20% of U.S. students do not finish high school on time, which experts say puts them at high risk for poverty, poor health and early mortality.
For four years in a row, the Military Times group has ranked Arizona State University as one of its “Best for Vets” coll
Heat sinks, used to regulate the temperature of electronic devices, are more pertinent now than ever, especially with the increased demand for personal devices such as laptop computers.
When Alison Rohrer graduated from Towson University Honors College in 2018 a semester early she realized she wanted to keep her momentum.
Humans and animals can develop resistance to harmful bacteria (pathogens) over time or with help from antibiotics or vaccines.
A summer fellowship is affording Arizona State University student Jan Cordero Casillas opportunities to apply aspects of his doctoral research, which focuses on visualizing better methods for helpi
When diagnosing and treating illnesses, traditional medicine looks to the ailment itself. But what about the biological, environmental and evolutionary factors that paved its way?
Most cases of anxiety and depression among school-age children are untreated. Among those receiving treatment, prescriptions and counseling for pediatric anxiety are only 60% effective.
Drinking alcohol alone can be a warning sign of alcohol abuse. But drinking in stimulating group environments can put p
ASU prides itself on having faculty who care about their students and wish to help them succeed inside and outside of the classroom.
It started out as a typical day at work for ant researcher Christina Kwapich.
Executives and entrepreneurs who want to make that giant leap into the global marketplace will now have an opportunity to earn a degree from the Thunderbird S
Veronica Chacon heads the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University’s externship program, which has about 180 students participate each semes
One of the current paradigms in cancer treatment is not to treat a tumor itself.
For Arizona State University alumna Laura Medina, home started out as a shaky concept.
When an earthquake or a tsunami strikes, aid groups and rescue teams begin assessing emergency needs right away. But other crises are harder to quantify.
If detecting lung infections were as simple as taking a breath, patients with cystic fibrosis would be able to seek treatment sooner.
The National Science Foundation defines a postdoctoral scholar as “an individual who has received a doctoral degree and is engaged in a temporary period of mentored training to enhance their
Recently, the culture is moving to change transportation habits for both health and environmental benefits.
Inspired by movie streaming services such as Netflix or Hulu, an astrophysicist at the Southwest Research Institute developed a technique to look for stars likely to host giant, Jupiter-sized plane
International Women in Engineering Day, celebrated June 23 and founded by United Kingdom-based charity
Arizona’s new state budget includes $15 million for the Arizona Teachers Academy, which provides tuition scholarships to students pursuing teacher certification at Arizona’s three public univ
We all know the meaning of that blue decal with a stick figure person that hangs from rearview mirrors. What we probably don’t know is how to refer to the person it depicts.
Arizona State University’s Institute for Social Science Research recently announced the winners of their spring 2019 poster contest. Among them was Annabelle Atkin, a graduate student from the T.
Arizona State University will soon begin accepting students into its first degree program based entirely at its 1-year-old Washington, D.C., location.
Seyon Saxophone Quartet, a chamber music ensemble composed of Arizona State University School of Music students, won first and second prizes at two prominent national chamber music competitions dur
In 2015, one of the longest-running hospital systems in the nation and the most innovative university in the nation came together to address the need to accelerate the health and well-being of thei
We all know the importance of health care services on a personal level.
The rates of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders in American youth are all on the rise.
Wherever animals live together as groups, behavior patterns emerge.
Each day, more than 1,000 Americans are treated in emergency rooms for opioid use, and
In 2016, what began as a grassroots effort against the Dakota Access Pipeline drilling project in North Dakota grew into a sweeping movement gathering thousands of protesters from around the countr
A team of scientists from Arizona State University has taken a significant step closer to unlocking the secrets of photosynthesis, by determining the structure of a very large photosynthetic superc
Some students major in the humanities; others take a humanities class just to check off a general credit.
The Phoenix metro area provides a home field advantage to the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and its innovative Master of Sports Law and Business program.
A mammal’s posture while moving, or locomotor posture, plays a key role in how variable the number of vertebrae in its spinal column can be across all members of that species, a team of researchers
Arizona State University alumna Shannon Ditto, who is currently studying at the University of Strasbourg in France on a
The emerging field of nanotechnology has spurred many advances in energy, defense and medicine applications.
Power electronics are the middle step between the electrical grid and your electronic devices.
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement
The newly endowed James Madison Scholarship is the first of its kind and will recognize and encourage outstanding ASU Law Federalis
On May 6, thousands of ASU students will move their tassels to the left side of their mortarboards and head into the next phase of their journey.
The existing health care center at the Ayilo II Refugee Settlement in the Adjumani district of northern Uganda serves more than 12,000 South Sudanese refugees out of a cement block building and a f
The Arizona State University undergraduate commencement ceremony made its triumphant return to Sun Devil Stadium on Monday evening, where political analyst and New York Times op-ed columnist David
Editor's note: ASU Now will be updating this story all week with additional photos from the university's various convocations.
For Meli’sa Crawford, talking about poop isn’t gross or impolite — it’s an important part of a day’s work. Crawford is an Arizona State University PhD candidate who studies poop to lea
The world’s top chess player isn’t a human or a computer, it’s a “centaur” — a hybrid chess-playing team composed of a human and a computer.
On a recent sunny Saturday at Arizona State University, the Tempe campus was buzzing with middle and high schoolers in lab coats and goggles, sprinting between buildings and labs.
On Monday, April 22, the School of Molecular Sciences recognized graduate student David Ciota with the 2019 SMS Innovation Award at the Annual Awards Ceremo
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019
In the classic science fiction novel "Dune," much of the story takes place on a harsh desert planet named Arrakis. The planet has no natural precipitation.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement.
The shot clock reads 0:05 in Game 7. Two players — one in yellow, the other red — hurtle towards the edge of the court, hands outstretched, chasing the ball.