April 20, 2014

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04/18/14

Delivering Democracy Lecture features actor Forest Whitaker

The ASU Center for the Study of Race & Democracy will treat Phoenicians to a timely and creative discussion on April 22 of the promise of American Democracy featuring Academy Award-winning actor and humanitarian Forest Whitaker.

04/18/14

ASU expands role in international engineering education alliance

ASU's engineering schools are aiding industry and the U.S. government in modernizing engineering education in Vietnam – bringing economic benefits to both countries.

04/17/14

ASU scientists explore creative side in Mars-themed play

A unique collaboration between San Diego-based theater company Circle Circle dot dot, Arizona State University’s School of Film, Dance and Theatre and esteemed Mars scientists explores the intersection of commercial space travel and scientific inquiry.

04/17/14

ASU engineers working to make nuclear energy generation safer

ASU engineers are working to improve testing and analysis of materials and processes used in nuclear energy systems to make the systems safer.

04/17/14

ASU planning professor receives Guggenheim Fellowship

Emily Talen, a professor in ASU's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, has been selected for one of this year's prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships.

04/17/14

ASU difference maker builds global impact, characters – in Chinese

Madeline Spring, director of the Chinese Language Program in the School of International Letters and Cultures, has been selected to receive the 2014 Gary S. Krahenbuhl Difference Maker Award presented by ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

04/17/14

Learning Navajo language helps students connect to their culture

Navajo is not only a language that may be learned through classes at Arizona State University, it’s a way for students to reconnect to their culture.

04/17/14

Events highlight immigrant soldiers' service, quest for citizenship

Two ASU events April 30 and May 2 raise awareness of the nation's immigrant veterans, their generations-old military service to this country and their struggle to become U.S. citizens.

04/17/14

ASU Public Affairs VP to join Cronkite School faculty

Virgil Renzulli, who has led Arizona State University’s communications and outreach for more than a decade, is joining the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication as a professor of strategic communications.

04/17/14

ASU researchers urge use of alternative ID methods for endangered species

Current practices may threaten already vulnerable animal populations.

04/16/14

ASU Art Museum curator honored with ceramic education accolades

Peter Held, curator of ceramics for the ASU Art Museum's Ceramics Research Center, was honored in March 2014 with two of the highest accolades possible within the field of ceramic education.

04/16/14

ASU nutrition program hosts summer camp for local kids

Camp CRAVE is an interactive summer camp that combines food, fun and fitness and is open to children in grades 4-6.

04/16/14

Late ASU alum's passion for education lives on in student scholarship

The Dariel Truter Overby Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in psychology at ASU.

04/16/14

Project Humanities hosts 'Funniest ASU Teacher' competition

Arizona State University's Project Humanities is proud to announce the second annual Funniest ASU Teacher competition.

04/16/14

Which foods may cost you more due to Calif. drought

With California experiencing one of its worst droughts on record, grocery shoppers across the country can expect to see a short supply of certain fruits and vegetables in stores, and to pay higher prices for those items.

04/16/14

ASU students receive prestigious 'Faculty for the Future' fellowship

Ruirui Han of China and Gayatri Marliyani of Indonesia, both School of Earth and Space Exploration students pursuing doctorates, were awarded renewals of their prestigious "Faculty for the Future" fellowships.

04/15/14

Love-it or hate-it brands: Study looks at stock market performance

A new business study from Arizona State University shows love-it or hate-it brands probably won’t perform exceptionally well in the stock market, but they also offer investors less risk because you know just what to expect.

04/15/14

ASU immigration scholar chosen for prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

Arizona State University professor Cecilia Menjívar has been named a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow, one of a group of 178 diverse scholars, artists and scientists from the United States and Canada.

04/15/14

President’s Professors advance anthropology, indigenous research and education

Two ASU professors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will be named 2014 President's Professors on April 18 at the Faculty Excellence Awards.

04/15/14

How to become a certified Green Lab at ASU

Did you know that laboratories consume at least three times the energy rate of a traditional classroom? Find out how to lessen your lab's carbon footprint.

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