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Arizona State University’s commitment to the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves is embedded in its charter. As part of that commitment, ASU President Michael...
Two undergraduates and one graduate student in the ASU School of Music, Dance and Theatre received first place awards in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Southwest Division competition...
Earlier this month, Stormy Nesbit posted the ultimate series of selfies on Instagram: She was at the Quarter shopping plaza in Scottsdale, inside the Forever 21 store wearing a sweatshirt that she...
When Arizona State University’s film school was named after the legendary actor Sidney Poitier last month , it represented not only a commitment to diversity and inclusion, but also a duty to Poitier...
Double bass player Nathaniel De la Cruz recently won first place in the 2020 Talent Show of the Charleston International Music Competition and the grand prize in the Art Festival Bass Strings...
Hacking is usually something federal defense agencies are working to prevent. But in one Arizona State University course, it’s one of the methods being used to bring multidisciplinary innovation and...

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Shon Quannie, an influential leader in the design community throughout the Southwest thanks to his practice, teaching and advocacy, died Dec. 30, 2020 . Quannie was an alumnus from The Design School...
Elena Rocchi , a clinical assistant professor of architecture in The Design School within Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, was recently recognized as the 2020...
The Arizona chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recently announced their 2020 award winners, and affiliates of Arizona State University were represented in nearly every category....

Student news

The Arizona chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recently announced their 2020 award winners, and affiliates of Arizona State University were represented in nearly every category....
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2020 graduates . ASU graduate student Stephanie Sadownik, DMA in voice performance, started suffering from undiagnosed...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2020 graduates . Annie Villalobos Vincent has been waiting 20 years to achieve her dream and receive her college...

Alumni news

Shon Quannie, an influential leader in the design community throughout the Southwest thanks to his practice, teaching and advocacy, died Dec. 30, 2020 . Quannie was an alumnus from The Design School...
The Arizona chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recently announced their 2020 award winners, and affiliates of Arizona State University were represented in nearly every category....
Arizona State University School of Music alumna Caelan Creaser returns to ASU to represent the "Frozen" North American Tour . Creaser, who earned a bachelor's degree in musical theater...

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Stormy Nesbit
Everything is possible“He didn’t accept ‘no.’ He didn’t accept when people said, ‘you can’t do that.’ And we want our students to feel that same sense of everything is possible.”Earlier this month,...
Sam Fresquez and Merryn Alaka
Sam Fresquez and Merryn Alaka. Photo by Josh Loeser.ASU alums Merryn Alaka and Sam Fresquez both graduated from the Herberger Institute’s School of Art in May of 2019, Alaka with a bachelor’s degree...
Matthew Villar Miranda sitting behind a laptop at a desk
By Matthew Villar MirandaThe Herberger Institute’s ASU Art Museum shares playlists from artists, curators and museum staff on Spotify. These playlists feature music that inspires their work or pairs...