March 02, 2015

now top headlines

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.

02/27/15

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

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.

02/24/15

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

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

ASU faculty member plays alongside world-renowned composer

ASU School of Music faculty associate Ashley Oakley had the opportunity to perform alongside world-renowned composer Philip Glass this Saturday, Feb. 28 at ASU Gammage.

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.

02/25/15

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.

02/25/15

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.

02/24/15

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?"