July 28, 2015

Business, Culture & Affairs


ASU grad 1st to win student Murrow award for video journalism

A recent Arizona State University graduate has won the first Edward R. Murrow award honoring a college student for work in video journalism.


Research on human movement could lead to development of 'assistive homes'

Imagine living in a house that knows you and can anticipate your activities when you're home. This is just one example of a long-term application that could result from a National Science Foundation grant awarded to ASU assistant professor Pavan Turaga.


Pueblo Indian program expands to include master's students

The WK Kellogg Foundation has extended and expanded a Native American graduate program with a $600,000 investment in future leaders that will ultimately enhance the lives of thousands of Pueblo people.


ASU professors' passion for history wins them prestigious fellowships in Berlin

History professor Monica Green and art history professor Corine Schleif share the honor of being the first two Berlin Prize Fellows chosen from Arizona State University.


Q&A with ASU Cronkite School's new innovation chief

Eric Newton, who was named the Cronkite School's new innovation chief last month, starts his new job this week where he will work closely with the school's leadership to drive cutting-edge ideas and initiatives at Cronkite News.


'Topping out' ceremony signals ASU law school's arrival

ASU's Sandara Day O'Connor College of Law and the Arizona Center for Law and Society held a "topping out" ceremony on June 9, which commemorated the completion of the main structural work on the $129 million building.


Collection of quick Lincoln essays includes ASU professor

In a new book, ASU professor Brooks Simpson shares space with politicians and filmmakers who crafted essays about the importance and legacy of Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address.


Former Oregonian editor to lead Reynolds Center at Cronkite School

Peter Bhatia, former editor and vice president of Oregon’s largest news organization, has been named the new director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


ASU to host Mandela Washington Fellows from Africa

For the second year, ASU has been selected as one of 20 leading US universities to serve as an academic Institute for the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative. The group arrives later this month.