July 04, 2015

More ASU News


Sustainability | Engineering | News coverage:  Developing alternative concrete materials to protect the environment

An ASU engineer is formulating new kinds of concrete that could be made without the harmful greenhouse gases emitted in the production of conventional concrete.


University | Students:  Progress of ASU, Starbucks partnership profiled

The May 2015 issue of The Atlantic features an article titled "The Upwardly Mobile Barista" in which it tells the story of several Starbucks employees who are benefiting from the new educational model.


Sustainability | Renewable energy | Sustainability @ ASU | News coverage:  ASU named No. 1 producer of solar power among campuses nationwide

An April 20 article from Energy Digital featured the top 10 campuses in the nation for solar energy production, with Arizona State University coming in at No. 1.


Engineering | Faculty and Staff | News coverage:  ASU engineer is pulling CO2 out of thin air

An ASU engineering professor is developing technology that shows promise for helping to reduce the troublesome buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.


Business | Students | News coverage:  Firms seek consulting advice from ASU students

Imagine getting the chance to work with chief executives on real-world projects in your career field, before you even have a degree. That's what students at ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business are doing, thanks to the school's New Venture Group.


Sustainability | News coverage:  ASU scientist addresses Arizona water security in wake of California reductions

An executive order for water use reductions issued by California Gov. Jerry Brown has many Arizonans questioning our own water future.


Research | Science | News coverage:  ASU professor on the unique role citizens play in scientific research

KJZZ's Mark Brodie interviewed ASU professor Darlene Cavalier about citizen science and the unique contributions and perspectives that citizens bring to research.


Research | News coverage | Life Science:  'Survival of the fittest' may take a back seat to wealth, power

The Washington Post has reported on a study, led by ASU researchers, where geneticists have discovered a "bottleneck," or decrease in genetic diversity in the male lineage about 4,000 to 8,000 years ago.


News coverage | Life Science:  ASU researcher calls for citizen participation in discussions on the future of human genetic engineering

In an article appearing in The Guardian, ASU School of Life Sciences assistant professor Benjamin Hurlbut and two colleagues are calling for additional actions pertaining to the possible implementation of genetic engineering.


Earth / Space | Science | Humanities | News coverage:  'What to do when an astronaut dies in space' focus of ethical analysis by ASU student

Questions like whether a body left in space can be used as compost, and whether it’s legal to let a corpse drift into the great beyond are posed by Daniel Oberhaus, an English and philosophy senior at Arizona State University in an article for Slate.