April 21, 2014

More ASU News


Humanities | News coverage:  Why do some people use the 'N-word?'

The "N-word" will always be a hot-button topic to discuss. ASU's Neal Lester visited NewsOne Now to give a lesson on the word and its origins.


Diversity | News coverage | Social Science:  Celebrating Chinese Lunar New Year? Look for 'fish, dragons, smoke, crowds'

Wei Li, professor of geography and Asian Pacific American studies at ASU, contributed to a Travel section article about the spectrum of Chinatowns in the United States.


Arts / Culture | Diversity | News coverage | Social Science:  Rescheduled Native Now festival will explore, celebrate indigenous cultures

To paraphrase Robert Burns, the best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry.


Environment | News coverage | Life Science:  America burning: the Yarnell Hill fire tragedy and the nation's wildfire crisis

ASU professor Steve Pyne is featured in a documentary by The Weather Channel, as it investigates the larger problem of U.S. wildfires.


News coverage | Social Science:  Understanding the armed conflict in South Sudan

ASU professor Abdullahi Gallab says post-colonial Sudanese history reveals seeds for current violence in South Sudan.


Education | News coverage:  Herberger Academy student becomes youngest employee at Intel

Sixteen-year-old Joey Hudy, a student at ASU's Herberger Young Scholars Academy, has become Intel Corporation's youngest employee.


Public service | News coverage:  ASU research on police video cameras highlighted

The Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety is leading a study on the impact of uniform-mounted cameras used by Phoenix police officers.


Faculty and Staff | News coverage:  Communications professor gives tips for your 2014 game plan

Sarah Tracy, associate professor of organizational communication in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, offers advice on making your resolutions stick during 2014.


Arts / Culture | News coverage:  American Craft Council names ASU Art Museum exhibition in top 10 of 2013

The ASU Art Museum's crafting exhibition is named alongside others from institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Corning Museum of Glass and the Mint Museum in Charlotte, N.C.


News coverage:  China tops Europe in research and development intensity

Denis Simon, an expert on Chinese science and innovation at ASU, says there is much risk aversion within the Chinese research and development system.