March 04, 2015

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03/03/15

ASU professor works to empower 'citizen scientists'

ASU professor of practice and citizen science pioneer Darlene Cavalier has been elected to the inaugural board of the Citizen Science Association, an organization recently established to improve opportunities for everyday citizens to get involved with science.

03/03/15

ASU to host first sports law and business conference

Issues affecting the future of professional and amateur sports will be at the center of the inaugural Sports Law and Business Conference, March 12-13.

03/02/15

ASU to host economic development experts

The upcoming ASU Annual Public Finance Conference, March 12-13 in downtown Phoenix, will bring together experts from around the country to explore innovations in public finance.

03/02/15

ASU wildlife biologist honored for mentoring students

Involving students in professional organizations and solutions-based research — in the lab and in the field — characterize professor Heather Bateman's award-winning approach to preparing next-generation wildlife conservationists.

02/27/15

ASU partner joins LA mayor to discuss iconic film

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti hosted ASU's Zócalo and KCRW's "My Favorite Movie" series at the Million Dollar Theatre in downtown L.A., Feb. 26.

02/27/15

New ASU center to study veterans' wellness

Arizona State University has established a new, interdisciplinary Center for Veterans’ Wellness to conduct research and help vets affected by combat-related stress and trauma, such as post-traumatic stress disorder.

02/27/15

ASU expert sees sudden uptick in Phoenix-area housing market

The sluggish Phoenix-area housing market just got a pleasant surprise. New figures show a sudden uptick in buyer demand, with a significant boost in homes under contract since late January.

02/27/15

New study brings medicine closer to non-addictive painkillers

In a first-of-its-kind study, ASU researcher Petra Fromme joins an international team using techniques of X-ray crystallography to develop powerful new analgesics, capable of blocking pain without generating tolerance or dependency.

02/27/15

Stories and poems sought for ASU writing contest

Arizona State University students are invited to submit their stories and poems to the annual Glendon and Kathryn Swarthout Awards in Writing.

02/27/15

Education, water should be top priorities, say Arizonans

Education and water rank as Arizonans' top two priorities among state residents, according to a new poll by ASU's Morrison Institute for Public Policy and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

02/26/15

Learning from extinction: new insights on controlling cancer

ASU researcher Carlo Maley brings a paleontological view of species extinction to bear on the challenges involved in driving populations of cancer cells to annihilation.

02/26/15

New York Times columnist discusses sustainability as value system

Addressing a crowd of nearly 3,000 people, Feb. 26 in ASU’s Gammage Auditorium, renowned journalist and author Thomas Friedman contended that maintaining our freedom is going to require a major value adjustment.

02/26/15

ASU launches academy to educate young students about sustainability

Arizona State University's new National Sustainability Teachers' Academy equips elementary, middle and high school teachers with knowledge and tools to educate and transform students into agents of change.

02/25/15

ASU Biodesign Institute invites families to 'spring training' with science

Arizona's super stars of science will be on hand to introduce children and their families to the world of biology, physics, engineering, math and chemistry as Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute opens its doors Feb. 28.

02/25/15

The impact of obesity stigma: ASU professor seeks solutions

As one of the world's leading researchers of obesity stigma and co-director of Mayo Clinic-ASU Obesity Solutions, Alexandra Brewis Slade hopes to change the lack of awareness of the impacts of obesity stigma and fat shaming.

02/25/15

ASU team finishes strong in student rangeland competitions

A team of seven applied biological sciences majors at Arizona State University excelled in multiple events at the 2015 student competitions held as part of the Society for Range Management annual meeting in Sacramento, California.

02/25/15

ASU Art Museum to document Tempe with history's slowest photograph

The ASU Art Museum will install a camera designed by experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats to take a millennium-long photograph of the evolving Tempe skyline.

02/24/15

ASU-led conference underscores the changing nature of war

New America and Arizona State University hosted the first annual Future of War Conference Feb. 24-25 in Washington D.C. to explore the theme "How Is Warfare Changing?"

02/24/15

ASU science advances featured at annual meeting

From feeding the world to analyzing innovation, Arizona State University faculty and students played a big role in the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

02/24/15

ASU receives grant to advance women's entrepreneurship efforts

Arizona State University has received a $175,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase to advance its commitment to boosting the entrepreneurial ecosystem within the Phoenix metropolitan area supporting women

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