June 01, 2015

Business, Culture & Affairs


Festival celebrates contemporary Native culture

Native Now, celebrating contemporary Native culture, will be held April 11 at ASU's Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve.


ASU to host local premieres of Italian cinema at film festival

Arizona State University will host the annual Italian Film Festival USA of Phoenix on April 10, 11 and 18 at the Tempe campus.


South Sudan teachers seek to rebuild classrooms, country through ASU program

Fifteen secondary school teachers from South Sudan, and one from Rwanda, are currently immersed in a customized four-month program developed by faculty at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University.


Internships offer professional training with Maricopa County

The deadline to apply for a paid internship with Maricopa County has been extended to Monday, April 6.


Research | News coverage:  ASU software engineer documents military damage to archaeological sites

Archaeologist and ASU scientific software engineer Stephen Savage recently penned an article for Slate's Future Tense regarding the destruction of important archaeological sites by terrorist group ISIS.


ASU theater students confront the avant-garde in experimental play

Working on the production of "The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other," an experimental play written by avant-garde Austrian playwright and novelist Peter Handke, gave ASU theater students a new opportunity for growth and exploration.


Historical needlework research leads to Fulbright award for ASU professor

Arizona State University professor Maureen Daly Goggin has been awarded a 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant for teaching and research on historical needlework practices in Austria and the Czech Republic.


New faculty member's novel is next for ASU book group

The ASU Book Group will meet from noon to 1 p.m., April 29, to discuss "In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods," by new English faculty member Matt Bell.


Business | Innovation / Entrepreneurship:  ASU alum turns skateboard idea into profitable venture

A little over $1,000 in personal savings and a wacky idea is all Arizona State University alum Greg Rudolph needed to launch his venture Board Blazers.


Iraq, Afghanistan war photos on display at ASU journalism school

A national exhibition of photographs from the Afghanistan and Iraq wars is currently on display at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.