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Herberger Institute stories and mentions in the media

Media mentions and coverage

ASU stories

New graduate marries the majors of chemistry and keyboard performance

May 2, 2022

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Although chemistry and playing the organ may not immediately seem to...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | School of Molecular Sciences | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts | The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Interim director heads studio that integrates arts, culture, design to create inclusive communities

May 2, 2022

An experienced advocate for equitable communities is now the interim director of an Arizona State University-based studio that integrates arts, culture and design to advance just and inclusive...

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School of Social Work | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts | Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions

Forrest Solis named director of ASU's School of Art

May 17, 2022

The new director of Arizona State University’s School of Art wants to see art and arts education properly recognized for the important role they play in transforming the world for the better.

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School of Art | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Scientists get boost at ASU for their climate change work in the Amazon

May 19, 2022

Nearly two dozen women from South America spent this past week at Arizona State University to become more empowered to fight climate change in their communities.

The 23 women, from Brazil,...

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School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning | Knowledge Exchange for Resilience | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts | Graduate College | The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

ASU, Pasadena City College celebrate transfer partnership

May 19, 2022

Students at Pasadena City College (PCC) in California will have a streamlined path to a four-year degree at one of the Southwest’s most prestigious universities, thanks to a partnership unveiled...

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Academic Alliances | Academic Enterprise | ASU Local | Learning Enterprise | Sidney Poitier New American Film School | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts | Office of University Provost

ASU professors bring fun interaction to campus with inaugural Mash Up event

May 24, 2022

On April 22, the School of Music, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University launched the inaugural Mash Up collaboration, bringing together students and faculty members for interactive...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Faculty, student and alumni news items

'Kindness first': Music education graduate wants to teach with compassion, empathy

May 2, 2022

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Isabel Verdugo, who graduates this May from the School of Music, Dance...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

International MFA dance student reimagines the audience experience through creative practices

May 2, 2022

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Kathy Luo started her dance journey at the age of 4. 

“It made me...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

‘Do what you love’: First-generation college student brings stories to life in theater design and production

May 2, 2022

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Graduating senior April Maytorena worked on the recent Arizona State...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Graduating music educator wants to help students discover their own musical journeys

May 2, 2022

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

As a music educator, graduate Shawn Schive said he wants to support...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts | Barrett, The Honors College | ASU Foundation

MFA theatre grad receives national award in recognition of work with youth and community

May 2, 2022

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

During her time at Arizona State University, MFA theatre graduating...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts | ASU Foundation

Graduating student fosters community and equality through musical theater

May 3, 2022

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Jonice Bernard fell in love with music theater when they were...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Honors College student uses double major in theater and philosophy to help create connection out of conflict

May 3, 2022

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Chandler, Arizona, native Cory Drozdowski is a Barrett, the Honors...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Dance student finds a home for all of her passions at ASU

May 3, 2022

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

When Lauren Jimenez didn’t make her high school dance team, she was...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Music composition graduate finds her own unique voice with sonic ecosystem compositions

May 4, 2022

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Laura Brackney, Doctor of Musical Arts in music composition, views...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Music professor releases 2 albums of original compositions

May 9, 2022

Brian DeMaris, associate professor and artistic director of the Music Theatre and Opera program in Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, is a recognized conductor, pianist...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Music graduate explores the importance of music and the arts

May 9, 2022

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Anna Galura is an...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Puppet master: MFA theater student lands semester-long gig at the Met

May 13, 2022

Chris Ignacio, a first-year MFA student in theater with a concentration in interdisciplinary digital media performance at Arizona State University, spent the spring 2022 semester in New York...

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School of Music, Dance and Theatre | Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

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