July 01, 2015

Business, Culture & Affairs


ASU journalism students develop light-rail app for Apple Watch

ASU Cronkite School students recently completed On Time PHX, a free mobile app designed for the Apple Watch and iPhone that delivers real-time information, maps and alerts for Phoenix Valley Metro light-rail commuters.


Dance Annual showcases ASU student choreography

History, memory, multiplicity, relationships and communication are just some of the concepts ASU dancers will be exploring in this year’s Dance Annual, April 24-26.


Grant to help ASU place more high-quality teachers in rural community

The Gila Valley iTeachAZ site, a collaboration between ASU's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College and Eastern Arizona College, has recently been awarded $450,000 in grant funding to help widen access to high-quality teacher-preparation programs.


ASU student looks at the individual impact of social media

In a social climate where individuals clamor to text, tweet, blog, post, like, favorite and share any and every little detail about their personal lives, does the feedback ultimately shape who they are as an individual? It is a question that ASU student Megan Lindsay has been examining through her dissertation work.


ASU anthropologist explores warfare as a form of cooperation

While many view warfare as a breakdown between societies, Arizona State University anthropologist Sarah Mathew views it as an outgrowth of cooperation.


ASU hosts conversation with Anderson Cooper on media, democracy

Renowned journalist, author, social activist to present second annual Delivering Democracy Lecture April 25 in Phoenix


ASU play tackles comedy, realism and politics

"Our Kiki: A Gay Farce," a new play written by one ASU alumnus and directed by another, merges the comedic and the serious, putting an often-marginalized group in the spotlight.


Business | Students | News coverage:  Firms seek consulting advice from ASU students

Imagine getting the chance to work with chief executives on real-world projects in your career field, before you even have a degree. That's what students at ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business are doing, thanks to the school's New Venture Group.


ASU student aims to clean up Phoenix canals

ASU student Will Novak has received funding through the university's Innovation Challenge to further his idea to make Phoenix-area canals a more welcoming, integrated part of the community.


Language skills help ASU student earn prestigious internship in Milan

ASU senior Sarah Stradling got the chance of a lifetime, thanks to her Italian minor, when she was offered an internship with Expo Milano, the 2015 Universal Exposition hosted in Milan, Italy.