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January is a time of resolving to improve, and people who want to be more mindful of their effect on their environment are starting to think more about the clothes on their back. The fashion industry...
Arizona State University’s Biomimicry Center opened in spring 2015, but it keeps evolving, inspiring students to take a page right out of nature. On Jan. 22, the Biomimicry Center will debut its...
Arizona State University broke ground Friday on ASU at Mesa City Center, a state-of-the-art project that will jump-start the revitalization of downtown Mesa and train students in one of the biggest...
Why play games? Who benefits from artificial intelligence? How do you help society? These are some of the big-picture questions that students confront in Arizona State University's School of...
The 60 people sitting in an Arizona State University conference room in January 2017 had virtually nothing in common. There were theater majors and scientists; sophomores and school deans; local...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . By the time Maricruz Santoyo arrived at Arizona State University, she knew she had a story to tell. As a DACA (...

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Adriene Jenik , professor of intermedia in the School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, was awarded a competitive artist residency through NES in...
Angela Ellsworth , a professor in the School of Art in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, is one of several notable contemporary artists featured in a new...
Arizona State University School of Art Assistant Professor Christine Lee has an installation at the Center for Art in Wood in Philadelphia for the group exhibition “ Making a Seat at the Table: Women...

Student news

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . Felix Herbst refuses to settle on one path. The 21st-century musician is a violinist, vocalist and arranger-composer...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . Ariana Warren, a mezzo-soprano of exceptional talent, embodies everything that the ASU School of Music in the...
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...

Alumni news

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...
The Oaxaca FilmFest international film festival in Mexico has featured the work of Guillermo Del Toro , Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese . And now Martín González, who graduated with a degree in film...

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