News and featured articles in the time of COVID-19

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ASU team overcomes pandemic to create original musical theater show

More than a year ago, two Arizona State University students discovered that they not only shared a passion for musical...

What the audience didn’t see: Lessons learned from a canceled play

A play is more than what you see on stage. It’s casting and rehearsals, staging and building sets. It’s developing and...

Creativity required: How COVID-19 accelerated change in design and arts education

Liz Cohen wasn’t eager to teach online. The Guggenheim-winning associate photography professor, who...

ASU students make sure the music therapy plays on for clients at home

For an older person with dementia, a rousing rendition of big-band music might stir some memories. And when that...

Grad student's final project marks Pride Month with queer artists' showcase

June is Pride Month, a time to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, and an...

Data-driven disease modeling could improve regional response

Look up the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on the Arizona Department of Health Services website , and you...

Frozen in time: A film student's creative response to the pandemic

As a new member of Herberger Institute Professor Daniel Bernard Roumain ’s DBR Lab , ASU film student Keegan...

ASU architecture students experience 'life-changing' Roden Crater during housing-design project

Sixteen Arizona State University architecture students were tapped to provide...

Paying tribute to resilience

Arizona State University's Class of 2020 knows what it means to be resilient. They’ve had to adapt to unique circumstances, and they’ve risen to the...

ASU alum on making it in the film industry and how Hollywood is pivoting

When Eric Dachman graduated from ASU in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in marketing and a minor in film, the...

ASU costume shop creates hundreds of masks during national crisis

ASU’s costume shop may be closed, but its staff and students are still hard at work — making masks instead of costumes...

ASU's Herberger Institute harnesses design and arts tools, content for community

On March 24, Arizona State University’s annual Social Embeddedness Network Conference was hosted...

The show must go on: ASU's School of Film, Dance and Theatre holds first-ever virtual auditions

Professors, students and staff around the world are adapting to new learning...

ASU SpringDanceFest moves from the stage to Zoom

Dance exists beyond the stage. Students, faculty and staff in Arizona State University's School of Film, Dance and Theatre have...

ASU supplies health care providers with protective gear

Arizona State University has responded to the coronavirus crisis by ramping up a massive initiative to design, produce and...

Cultures of health in a time of crisis

In a relatively short time, much has been written about the global cultural response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ASU researchers in the health...

ASU Wind Bands go ‘silent’

In the spirit of physical distancing and in honor of the concert halls around the world that have fallen silent, the ASU Wind Bands in Arizona State University...

Designing the illusion of reality at ASU

“Designing the Illusion of Reality” is a brand-new class in Arizona State University's School of Arts, Media and Engineering intended to...

ASU Film Spark hosts online Q&As with Hollywood pros

Film Spark in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre at ASU is hosting a series of Q&As Monday nights throughout the month...

Crisis into creativity

For advice during the present COVID-19 crisis, we need look no further than Shakespeare: “Have patience and endure.” The line comes from “Much Ado About Nothing”...