April 27, 2015

More ASU News


Diversity | International engagement | News coverage:  Professor honored for promoting Romanian language, culture

President's Professor Ileana Orlich was one of three recipients of the inaugural Alianța Gala Award for her extensive work promoting Romanian language and culture.


News coverage | Social Science:  ASU professor cited for paradigm-altering work

ASU professor Robert Boyd's book "Culture and the Evolutionary Process" was recently highlighted in The Chronicle of Higher Education as a book that profoundly changed people's way of thinking about the world.


University | Administration | News coverage:  Barrett Honors College founding dean reflects on time spent at ASU

Ted Humphrey, founding dean of Barrett, the Honors College at ASU, looks back on his more than four decades at the university in an interview on Arizona Horizon.


Nursing and Health Care | Health Solutions | News coverage | Healthy Living:  Study shows fitness for health is more than numbers on a scale

A recent study published by researchers at ASU's School of Nutrition & Health Promotion reveals people who take up an exercise regimen could end up gaining weight due to extra fat, not muscle.


Public service | News coverage:  Public distrust of genetically altered foods fuels ballot initiatives

Despite the defeat of two recent ballot measures and continued heavy spending by the food industry to avoid required labeling of genetically modified foods, activists continue the push forward.


News coverage | Social Science:  ASU professor emphasizes the humanity in archaeology

As the founder of the Archaeology of the Human Experience, Arizona State University professor Michelle Hegmon is working to bring out the human element in a discipline that often neglects the personal in favor of the big picture.


Engineering | News coverage:  Identifying keys to sustainable transportation options

In an interview with the Arizona Republic, Arizona State University civil engineer Mikhail Chester talks about the challenges of developing a sustainable urban transportation system.


News coverage | Social Science:  New artifacts give clues about life, death in ancient city

A recent excavation led by Sergio Gomez of Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History revealed numerous artifacts and three new chambers at the ancient site of Teotihuacan.


Sustainability | Science | News coverage:  ASU experts weigh in on Phoenix-Tucson water-sharing agreement

A recent Wall Street Journal article based on the Phoenix-Tucson water-sharing agreement highlights the growing trend among drought-ridden regions, especially in the desert Southwest, of sharing valuable natural resources such as water.


University | News coverage:  ASU breaking the mold of higher education

Arizona State University is not like most institutions of higher education. And that's a good thing, according to university President Michael Crow.