April 18, 2014

More ASU News


Downtown Phoenix campus hosts White House summit

The White House kicked off the first of a dozen Hispanic Community Action Summits sponsored by the Obama Administration at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus, Jan. 28.


Law:  Law professor comments on self-driving cars

ASU Regents' Professor Gary Marchant was recently quoted in the New York Times article, “Collision in the Making Between Self-Driving Cars and How the World Works.”


Earth / Space | News coverage:  Martian meteorite in ASU collection

KNAU Arizona Public Radio/NPR in Flagstaff, Ariz. discusses the martian meteorite housed at ASU with Meenakshi Wadhwa.


Journalism | Health Solutions | News coverage:  New flu research creates worldwide concern

Commenting in a recent issue of Nature, ASU professor Ed Sylvester and scientist Lynn Klotz, say the recent round of research at two labs that created a potentially contagious form of H5N1 has everyone on edge.


Humanities | News coverage | Social Science:  Original sacrificial offering discovered at Teotihuacan

ASU's George Cowgill comments on recent findings in Mexico's Teotihuacan of what may be original ceremonial offerings on the site of the Pyramid of the Sun.


Arts / Culture | Diversity | Community | Social Science:  Nation's Chinatowns are fading, professor says

Wei Li, an ASU professor and expert on new forms of immigrant communities in the United States, offers comment on the shrinking "Chinatowns" in major cities.


Nursing and Health Care:  Professor: Weight loss is not final obesity solution

Glenn A. Gaesser, professor in the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, shares views on the national obesity debate.


News coverage | Social Science:  Tribes trump researchers regarding Native remains

Currently, museums, universities and federal government agencies hold more than 100,000 Native American remains of inconclusive cultural affiliation.


Research | Engineering | Graduate students | News coverage:  Breakthroughs may pave way to new generations of tiny electronics

ASU's David Ferry is among scientists and engineers sparking talk about the possibility of producing yet another next-generation of tiny electronic devices.


Law | News coverage:  Byrne Hessick discusses sentencing policy on KJZZ

Professor Carissa Byrne Hessick was a guest on KJZZ’s "Here and Now" with Pinal County Attorney Jim Walsh on Jan. 11 to discuss a new report on sentencing policy in Arizona.