September 03, 2015

More ASU News


News coverage | Life Science:  New era of wildfire-fighting combines a century of strategies

In an article for Slate magazine's "Future Tense" section, ASU professor Stephen Pyne discusses how a century of fighting wildfires with different methods have come together to create a new approach.


Research | News coverage | Life Science:  New research reveals poor communication between sex chromosomes

According to a Smithsonian Magazine feature titled "Human Sex Chromosomes Are Sloppy DNA Swappers," ASU assistant professor Melissa Wilson Sayres has discovered that the X and Y chromosome are not very neat when pairing and sharing DNA.


News coverage | Social Science:  President Obama meets 'Lucy'

A rare display of the original fossil skeleton of the human ancestor "Lucy" was presented for President Obama's visit to Ethiopia.


News coverage:  ASU historian: Ulysses S. Grant's reputation rising

ASU historian Brooks Simpson was quoted in a Huffington Post story about how history has judged Ulysses Grant over the 130 years since his death.


News coverage:  Government data hacks violate personal trust, argues ASU security researcher

In the wake of the United States Office of Personnel Management data breach, ASU's Jamie Winterton argues that government agencies have a responsibility to protect the personal information of people with security clearance.


University | Innovation / Entrepreneurship | News coverage:  ASU named a top school to land Silicon Valley job

Arizona State University, along with schools such as Stanford, the University of California at Berkeley and UCLA, was named to Business Insider's list of the top 20 schools with the highest rate of placement in Silicon Valley jobs


University | News coverage:  ASU, The Economist sponsor roundtables on higher education

Arizona State University is a sponsoring a series of events with The Economist magazine titled "Re-inventing Higher Education," in which ASU President Michael M. Crow was a participant.


News coverage | Social Science:  ASU professor says city planning is key to combating urban heat

In the opening weeks of this summer thousands of people across the globe succumbed to heat-related deaths, and more loss is imminent.


Arts / Culture | News coverage:  New commissioned artwork at ASU Art Museum receives national acclaim

This summer, ASU Art Museum is presenting a new commissioned work by Mexico City-based artist Yoshua Okón, in an exhibition titled "Oracle." In a recent conversation with Artforum, Okón describes his time in the desert.


News coverage:  ASU to partner with company making 3-D-printed cars

Chandler-based Local Motors on Tuesday announced its research partnership with Arizona State University and two other universities, with the goal of changing the automotive industry forever.