April 18, 2014

More ASU News


Journalism:  Dan Gillmor on being 'mediactive'

Dan Gillmor, director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at ASU, talks about his new book "Mediactive."


Social Science:  Anthropologist examines friendship across cultures

The innovative work being done by anthropologist Daniel Hruschka is the subject of a new book, "Friendship: Development, Ecology, and Evolution of a Relationship," and a recent interview with PLoS' Neuroanthropology.


News coverage:  Explaining 'What is America' to Chinese

The “realities about self-definition are never clearer than when we Americans try to explain and demonstrate what America is to non-Americans,” wrote Neal A. Lester, dean of humanities at ASU, in a Jan. 24 column in the Arizona Republic.


Sustainability | Students | Social Science:  ASU students study sustainability in Dubai

A group of Arizona State University students recently participated in a two-week study abroad program in Dubai.


Research | Engineering | Science:  Growing volume of electronic data threatens privacy

An ASU computer science professor recommends ways to protect confidential information in a world overflowing with accessible electronic data.


Law:  Law professor comments on Rep. Giffords' congressional seat

Law professor Paul Bender was quoted in a recent article titled, "As Gabrielle Giffords continues recovery, lawyers say Arizona statute won’t endanger seat."


Health Solutions:  Scientist calls for new approach to biomarker research

In an invited commentary published in the Jan. 13 issue of Nature, ASU's George Poste discusses the potential of biomarkers.


Renewable energy:  As solar industry expands, increasing need for skills

ASU professors examine what is needed in advancing Arizona's solar industry.


Journalism:  After Tucson, blanket accusations leave much to interpretation

Journalism professor Tim McGuire comments that accusations against the media result in part from confusion about how to define the media in the digital age.


News coverage | Social Science:  Extreme speech expert expounds on effects of 'razor-sharp' words

In an interview with CNN's "American Sauce" podcast host Lisa Desjardins, ASU professor Steven Corman helped shed light on the potentially grave effects of the hostility of words.