July 04, 2015

ASU News Coverage

Washington Post: Jonathan Koppell, the dean of Arizona State University's College of Public Service and Community Solutions, recently spoke with the Washington Post about the university’s new Public Service Academy launching this fall.

Arizona Republic: Arizona State University Alumni Association President Christine K. Wilkinson has been honored with inclusion in the 2015 edition of Republic Media Who's Who in Business.

Slate magazine: Driverless cars may have unforeseen negative effects for the cash flow of local governments, argues Kevin Desouza, associate dean for research and professor at the College of Public Service and Community Solutions, in an article on Slate’s Future Tense blog.

Zócalo Public Square: Arizona State University assistant professor Christopher Jones has written a piece for Zócalo Public Square in which he looks at the history of oil pipelines in the United States.

KJZZ: In response to an announcement about Arizona State University's partnership with the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, ASU's Nadya Bliss spoke with KJZZ about what this new agreement means. 

Fox 10 Phoenix : Charles Katz, the director of the ASU Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety, appeared on Fox 10's morning show to discuss the increased use of body-worn video cameras by police departments.

BackStory with the American History Guys: ASU assistant professor Chris Jones, the author of "Routes of Power: Energy and Modern America," joins the crew of NPR's BackStory with the American History Guys as they explore the history of pipelines and American infrastructure.

Science: Many of us know that disaster befell Native Americans after their initial contact with Europeans. But it might surprise some to know that it is still occurring with indigenous societies around the globe.

Channel 12 News: Last week Arizona State University announced that it is helping to launch the U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies, a $127 million investment from the United States building partnerships in higher education and research.

New York Times: A Foundation professor in the ASU School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is the lead author of a new report analyzing police stops in Missouri.

Eastern Arizona Courier: ASU graduate Marisa Borjon's determination to not let health challenges derail her education was the focus of a recent profile in the Eastern Arizona Courier.

Arizona Republic: The Arizona Republic reported on a new tool from Arizona State University that uses an online quiz to help students choose a career path.

Discover magazine: Open-access imagery is changing the face of archaeology, and that may not be a good thing. The May issue of Discover magazine takes a look at this phenomenon and enlists the expertise of an ASU archaeologist to help size up the problem.

The University Record, University of Michigan: Navigating the thorny issue of how academics could better inform public debate brought much accord from four university presidents assembled at the Rackham Amphitheater for a Michigan Meeting discussion May 13.

The Conversation: In an effort to better understand the role humanity plays in the future preservation of nature, School of Life Sciences professors Ben Minteer and Stephen Pyne brought distinguished environmental w

Aeon: The era of human evolution is inseparable from the evolution of fire, according to ASU School of Life Sciences Regents' Professor Stephen Pyne.

Forbes: ASU researchers are hoping to work with NASA to find out if Saturn's tiny moon Europa supports life.

Huffington Post: Excavations of a tunnel beneath Teotihuacan's Feathered Serpent Pyramid have revealed liquid mercury. ASU research professor George Cowgill commented on the find for the Huffington Post.

Horizonte on Eight, Arizona PBS: Laurie Mook, ASU assistant professor, and Lindsay Romasanta, assistant director for the ASU First-Year Success Center, were interviewed on the PBS Channel 8 program Horizonte about ASU's First Generation Pathway to Success (1GPS) program.

Arizona Republic : The ASU Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety is leading a study of how body-worn cameras are perceived by citizens and police officers in Tempe and Spokane, Washington.

The Daily Beast: The Daily Beast has published a review of "The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860," (Yale University Press, 2015) by ASU associate professor of history Calvin Schermerhorn.

PBS News Hour: 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.

The Atlantic: 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.

Energy Digital: 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.

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

Times Higher Education: 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.

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

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

The Washington Post: 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.