March 04, 2015

Business, Culture & Affairs

01/22/15

ASU professor promotes peace through interfaith dialogue

Getting to know each other and learning about other beliefs is essential to peace among people and nations, asserts Souad T. Ali, associate professor and chair of the Arizona State University Council for Arabic and Islamic Studies.

01/22/15

Social media site founder to headline humanities lecture series

One of Arizona's young visionaries Blake Brinker is coming to ASU's Downtown Phoenix campus to headline a popular lecture series and discuss the power of connecting creativity and culture around the world, Feb. 12.

01/22/15

ASU researchers study impact of yoga on PTSD

ASU professor Jennifer Huberty sought healing and peace through yoga after delivering her stillborn daughter four years ago. Today, she is studying how yoga might help those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

01/21/15

Visiting professor sheds light on changing shape of Internet literature in China

A modern genre of web-based literature has been transforming Chinese culture and society since the 1990s, and China scholar Michel Hockx has been following the development of Chinese Internet literature from its beginning.

01/21/15

ASU researchers explore cultural legacy of 'Frankenstein'

A panel of researchers from Arizona State University's Frankenstein Bicentennial Project will deliver public lectures as part of "It’s Alive!: Frankenstein on Film," a weekend of screenings and conversations, Jan. 23-25, at the SIFF Film Center in Seattle.

01/21/15

ASU archaeologist to speak on work at ancient city

Sarah Graff, archaeologist and Honors Faculty Fellow at Barrett, the Honors College, at Arizona State University, has been excavating at the ancient city of Al-Baleed for two years.

01/20/15

National sports journalists headline Super Bowl lecture series at ASU

As the media descends upon the Valley in the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX, some of the country's leading figures in sports journalism will take part in a special speaker series at Arizona State University's Cronkite School of Journalism.

01/20/15

Are investors returning to the Phoenix-area housing market?

Investors appear to be returning to the Phoenix-area housing market. The latest monthly report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University examines that new trend, as well as the possibility of a future supply problem.

01/16/15

ASU English professor receives prestigious award for service to profession

Neal Lester, Foundation Professor of English at Arizona State University, was presented with the 2015 Francis Andrew March Award by the Association of Departments of English in Vancouver, Canada, on Jan. 10.

01/16/15

'Must See' speaker series features diverse group of media professionals

ASU's Cronkite School hosts its weekly "Must See Mondays" speaker series beginning Feb. 2 with CNN en Español anchor Glenda Umaña.