October 08, 2015

News coverage


Research | Science | News coverage:  Physical activity helps students better retain STEM subjects

Recent stories by WIRED and CBS 5 News featured cutting-edge educational research by Mina Johnson-Glenberg, director of Arizona State University's Embodied Games for Learning Lab.


Humanities | Community partnerships | News coverage:  Can we deliver on the promise of democracy?

In advance of ASU's inaugural Delivering Democracy Lecture on April 22, the Arizona Republic ran a Viewpoints piece on April 20 by ASU Center for the Study of Race and Democracy founding director Matthew Whitaker.


Faculty and Staff | News coverage | Social Science:  ASU bioarchaeologist to be honored by Durham University

Arizona State University bioarchaeologist Jane Buikstra will be named an honorary doctor of science at Durham University this summer.


Research | News coverage | Life Science:  ASU professors weigh in on new ant behavior breakthrough

Professors Bert Hölldobler and Stephen Pratt from Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences were recently featured in an article from Quanta Magazine about a new breakthrough in ant behavior.


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.


Faculty and Staff | News coverage | Life Science:  Member spotlight by AAAS features ASU biology professor

Regents' Professor Jane Maienschein was recently featured in an article from the American Association for the Advancement of Science about her journey through life and the research she conducts as director of Arizona State University's Center for Biology and Society.


Engineering | Science | Humanities | News coverage:  Imagining possible worlds with sci-fi

ASU's Ed Finn was featured on the public radio program To the Best of Our Knowledge, in an episode titled "Imagining Possible Worlds," about science fiction and visions of the future.


Journalism | News coverage:  ASU journalism programs hailed by New York Times

A recent New York Times article singled out Arizona State University for the work of student journalists at its Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


Humanities | News coverage:  Building alliances between black, Latino communities in Ariz.

By about 2050, blacks and Latinos will make up half of the U.S. population. ASU's Center for the Study of Race and Democracy is coordinating dialogue to help forge community alliances.


News coverage:  How Barry Goldwater changed Arizona politics

ASU historian and lecturer Michael Rubinoff reflected on the late Senator Barry Goldwater's contributions to Arizona and national politics, on the 50th anniversary of Goldwater's presidential campaign.

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