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“To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.” — Jane Austen Just in time for face-melting season, a study of shade, heat and the best ways to cool...
The work of several students and alumni of the School of Art in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will be on view in the Valley for the next year as part of IN...
When J. Bouey took their first dance class as a teenager in south Phoenix, they just wanted to be a stronger captain for their little-known high school step team. Now, after years of doubts and...
The unseasonably temperate weather in the Phoenix metropolitan area this spring may have everyone scratching their heads, but rest assured, heat will always be a concern in the Valley whose name pays...
Living in space is going to present problems. Lots of them. Heat. Cold. Radiation. Is the company liable for overtime pay when the ship wakes you from cryosleep ahead of time? One of the more...
The National Accelerator for Cultural Innovation at Arizona State University will welcome seven Practices for Change fellows from around the country to ASU’s Tempe campus this summer. The Practices...

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Composer Alex Temple has joined the Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as an assistant professor of music composition. “I have taught a...
Daniel Bernard Roumain’s work as a composer and performer focuses on fostering awareness of and conversations about complex social issues. An Institute Professor in Arizona State University's...
Josef Burgstaller, world-renowned trumpeter, will join the ASU School of Music as associate professor of trumpet beginning in August 2019. Burgstaller is a double alumnus of Arizona State University...

Student news

Seyon Saxophone Quartet, a chamber music ensemble composed of Arizona State University School of Music students, won first and second prizes at two prominent national chamber music competitions...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement . Working in an ensemble theater that has a focus on civic dialogue turned out to be a useful background for Courtney...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement . In her four years at Arizona State University's School of Music, Caitlin Kierum accomplished a lot, exploring...

Alumni news

Maureen van Dobben, Amy Rodriguez and Jordan Neel released a mobile application this week — one month after they all graduated with degrees in digital culture from Arizona State University's...
Two Arizona State University dance alumni will perform their work at a one-night-only performance in August 2019 as part of the Inside/Out series at Jacob’s Pillow. For the fourth consecutive year,...
Two Arizona State University School of Music alumni have been selected to participate in the Sphinx Organization’s national arts leadership and artistic development programs dedicated to transforming...

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Artists Standing Together
Composer, violinist and artist/entrepreneur Daniel Bernard Roumain joined ASU as an Institute Professor in 2016. This year, Roumain launched DBR Lab, “as a conversation with, and challenge to,...
Seven females side by side
This month the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University announced its 2019–20 Practices for Change fellows and graduated more than 800 designers and artists.Practices...
Photo of Liz Lerman, 2019
Choreographer, performer, writer, educator and speaker Liz Lerman. Photo by Lise Metzger.Shortly after Liz Lerman arrived at ASU as the first Institute Professor in the Herberger Institute for Design...