July 30, 2015

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ASU researchers demonstrate the world's first white lasers

Researchers at ASU have proven that semiconductor lasers are capable of emitting over the full visible color spectrum, which is necessary to produce a white laser.


Pakistani women at ASU provide glimpse of culture 'Beyond the Hijab'

Five scholars from Kinnaird Women's College in Pakistan spent the spring semester at ASU, studying American literature and culture and working to dispel myths about their home country.


ASU business students take over Arizona Senate in public policy exercise

Forty students from ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business took over the state Senate building in a role-playing exercise designed to introduce them to the legislative process and to develop the skills necessary to be effective in the public policy arena.


High school students experience sports broadcasting at ASU camp

High school students from across the country are visiting Arizona State University this week to participate in a special sports broadcasting summer camp at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


Rare form: novel structures built from DNA emerge

Hao Yan, a researcher at ASU's Biodesign Institute, has worked for many years to refine a technique known as DNA origami, which promises to bring futuristic microelectronics and biomedical innovations to market.


ASU's Krauss elected board chair for Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has announced that Lawrence Krauss, an ASU Foundation Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration and the Department of Physics, has been elected chair of the organization's Board of Sponsors.


ASU archaeologist uses new methods to explore how humans became farmers

The recent work of Arizona State University archaeology postdoc Isaac Ullah sheds new light on the human shift from hunting and gathering to farming.


Resilient cities: Changing the way we think about urban infrastructure

ASU's UREx Sustainability Research Network is exploring how extreme weather events affect urban infrastructure and how we can make cities more resilient.


ASU startups present to investors at LA showcase

Six ASU-linked startups recently presented at First Look LA, a 250-attendee investor showcase hosted by the Los Angeles Venture Association.


ASU life sciences professor wins national conservation award

For his lasting contribution to the conservation of mammals and their habitats, the American Society of Mammalogists has given the Aldo Leopold Award to Arizona State University professor Andrew Smith.