News and featured articles

More than $300,000 from the Charlene and J. Orin Edson Initiative for Dementia Care and Solutions was awarded to three Arizona State University research teams for innovative research projects. The...
Arizona State University Music Theatre and Opera, in collaboration with musical theater writers Rachel Dean and David Brush , released the official cast album for “The Anxiety Project.” The new...
Deborah Cullinan, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts CEO, will join ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts for a 12-month residency called the National Field Leader in Residence . This...
As a new assistant professor in ASU's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, Rachel Finley hopes to increase the educational experiences of her students and to help them find their own voices. “...
With workplace wellness programs on the rise, an Arizona State University team of interdisciplinary researchers are asking big questions about how to improve the overall functionality, impact,...
Robert Farid Karimi wants to amplify the ways people tell stories, and as a new assistant professor in Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre, Karimi hopes to do that...

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Focus on Faculty

The Design School at Arizona State University welcomes Swati Piparsania, who will join the faculty as a clinical assistant professor in the industrial design program. Piparsania joins the school...
Dongwoo “Jason” Yeom has joined The Design School at Arizona State University as assistant professor in the architecture faculty. “We are very excited to have Jason join the program,” said Marc Neveu...
Chamber musician, soloist and teaching artist Michael Compitello joins Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre as assistant professor of percussion beginning this fall....

Student news

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...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2020 graduates . After completing her Bachelor of Arts degrees in music and psychology, and having taught private...

Alumni news

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...
The Arts Writers Grant Program recently announced its 2019 recipients, which include an alumnus from the School of Art in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts....
Herberger Institute alumna K Brandt Knapp won the $10,000 grand prize for the #ZeroThreshold Design Competition, an architecture and urban design initiative that celebrates accessibility as a...

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Music therapy at home, outdoor art exhibitions and more–Herberger Institute highlights from July 2020Music therapy at homeASU music therapy students and faculty in the School of Music make sure the...
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Kiersten Lutrrell, Dora Rodriguez and Sara Frost work in the community garden.The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and Watts College for Community Solutions share multiple priorities,...
Announcing Mellon Projecting All Voices Fellows and more–Herberger Institute highlights from August 2020Art for justice“What gets passed down to us? Whose stories do we see and whose don’t we see?”...