April 27, 2015

News coverage


Arts / Culture | Humanities | News coverage | Social Science:  Exhibit explores mysteries of 'City of the Gods'

Known as the 'City of the Gods,' Teotihuacan is famous for its immense pyramids and ornate carvings and murals.


Humanities | News coverage:  Is texting the language of the future? ASU linguists say 'yes'

English professor Don Nilsen says that texting can be considered a language that has its own grammar and rules that are directly dictated by millennials.


Arts / Culture | News coverage:  When should we separate the art from the artist?

Peter Lehman, director of ASU's Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture, talks about separating art from the artist – citing how the recent controversy facing Woody Allen may impact how his films are portrayed.


Arts / Culture | News coverage:  ASU professor comments on groundbreaking 'Blazing Saddles' film

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the hit movie "Blazing Saddles," ASU film and media studies professor Michael Green shares his thoughts on the dynamic relationship between its two lead characters.


News coverage | Military:  ASU open house encourages vets interested in teaching careers

ASU will host an open house Feb. 18 on the Polytechnic campus aimed at making enrolling in the education program easier for veterans.


Public service | News coverage:  ASU project monitors sex trafficking of young women

Bloomberg News highlights the efforts of ASU's Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research to combat the sex trafficking of young women and girls during the Super Bowl.


Journalism | News coverage:  Cronkite-hosted event profiled in PBS piece

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute were recently profiled by PBS on startup culture.


Innovation / Entrepreneurship | Students | News coverage | Community:  Student startup helps small businesses, entrepreneurs

Arizona Microcredit Initiative, a program started by a group of Barrett Honors College students helps small businesses and entrepreneurs.


Arts / Culture | Environment | Community partnerships | News coverage:  Design students contribute to Mesa's future urban plaza

Students from ASU's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts presented their design ideas for an "iconic plaza" to members of the City Council of Mesa.


Humanities | News coverage:  Why do some people use the 'N-word?'

The "N-word" will always be a hot-button topic to discuss. ASU's Neal Lester visited NewsOne Now to give a lesson on the word and its origins.

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