May 04, 2015



ASU professor receives Rockefeller Foundation writing fellowship

Together with her collaborator, Lucia Lo of York University in Canada, professor Wei Li has been awarded the Rockefeller Foundation's prestigious Bellagio Center writing residency fellowship.


New ASU degree trains for innovation in mapping technology

A new, cutting-edge geography degree will prepare ASU students for jobs in the growing and dynamic realm of mapping technology development.


2 ASU professors play key roles in climate assessment report

Two ASU faculty are authors on the Third National Climate Assessment report, which is the most comprehensive look to assess the science and effects of climate change in the United States.


ASU professor elected to National Academy of Sciences

Janet Franklin, a professor in Arizona State University's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.


Study examines high temperatures, hospitalizations

Like Arizona, summer temperatures in Brisbane, Australia can get hot. Dangerously hot.


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.


Favorable climate change facilitated rise of Mongol Empire study finds

A new study, co-authored by ASU visiting professor Nicola Di Cosmo, asserts that the rise of the Mongol empire can be directly attributed to favorable climate change.


ASU leads new research network to study impacts of nanomaterials

A new national research network created to assess the potential impacts of engineered nanomaterials will be led by ASU engineers and scientists.


ASU spatial analysis tool passes 100K users milestone

GeoDa, the software that serves as an introduction to spatial data analysis and is developed at ASU’s GeoDa Center for Geospatial Analysis and Computation, has now been downloaded by 100,000 users.


Are we missing the trees for the forest?

University of Utah's Nalini Nadkarni will present a lecture on "Our Intimate Connection to Trees," Feb. 21.

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