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Students at Arizona State University can choose from hundreds of degree programs, and any one of them can lead to a lifelong commitment to treating the planet gently. These three ASU alumni are...
Earlier this summer, the sixth-largest city in India, Chennai, ran out of water. The cause wasn’t just a weak monsoon. Overextraction of groundwater, unmaintained reservoirs, runaway urban growth and...
Artificial intelligence algorithms have become pervasive in daily life, but should they? And what are the drawbacks and advantages of using machine learning? Several Arizona State University faculty...
Arizona State University history alumnus Kino Reed regularly teaches O’odham cultural studies and social studies at Salt River High School near Scottsdale, Arizona. But this last week he was back at...
When former graffiti artist Clyde Thompson experienced the European art scene at age 21, he was inspired by the sweep of what he saw. “When I saw the murals in Europe, they looked like pieces of fine...
Earlier this year, winds in Eagar, Arizona, got up to speeds of 80 mph, and the jungle gym on the playground at the Boys and Girls Club of Round Valley took flight and landed in a nearby field. It...

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Jason Caslor, associate professor and associate director of bands and orchestras in the ASU School of Music, will take the helm as director of ASU wind ensembles beginning fall 2019. Caslor , an ASU...
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...
Robert LiKamWa sees a future in which the next generations of visualization technologies will enhance our experiences in an ever-increasing number of pursuits. Applications of virtual and augmented...

Student news

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement . When Arizona State University School of Music graduate Fredrick Brown, Doctor of Musical Arts in wind band...
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...

Alumni news

The Arizona Commission on the Arts awarded grants to 31 artists throughout the state, including two faculty members and six alumni from Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design...
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,...

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Inspiring alumni, a new podcast and more — Herberger Institute highlights from June 2019In our June highlights, read about the incredible work our alumni and students are doing and about the...
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,...
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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...