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When we think about robots, it’s usually in the context of their relationships with humans. Some are friendly, like Rosie the Robot from “The Jetsons” — a bizarre juxtaposition of futuristic...
One of the most important large-scale artworks in the world sits in the desert of northern Arizona, where artist James Turrell has spent decades shaping the landscape into an immersive observatory....
Each year, A rizona State University honors leaders in the community for their commitment to servant leadership in tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. ’s admirable contributions to the world. From...
Forty-three exceptional pianists from around the world will come together at the Arizona State University School of Music on Jan. 13-20 to participate in the ninth Bösendorfer and Yamaha USasu...
Editor’s note: Two Arizona State University online master’s programs are helping construction and engineering professionals advance their careers by bringing them up to speed on the latest...
Next stop: “The Polar Express.” Sun Devil Stadium at Arizona State University will play host to another Movies on the Field event Friday, Dec. 14, with Robert Zemeckis' 2004 animated North Pole...

Focus on Faculty

Guitarist Jiyeon “Jiji” Kim , assistant professor in the ASU School of Music, performed the world premiere of the first guitar concerto featuring both solo electric and classical guitar at Carnegie...
Jere Humphreys, professor of music education in Arizona State University's School of Music, received a Spirit of Philanthropy Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater...
Julie Codell, an art history professor in the School of Art in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, is currently researching the art market through data science....
The Architectural League of New York recently published a report on the work of Brazilian architect Affonso Eduardo Reid by Bryan Maddock, an instructor in The Design School at Arizona State...
Dennita Sewell, curator of fashion design at Phoenix Art Museum and professor of practice in the School of Art’s fashion program in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the...
The Sundance Film Festival announced its selection of films for 2019, and one of the feature films includes a screenwriting credit for Greg Bernstein, associate professor in the School of Film, Dance...

Student news

Larry Madrigal, a graduate student in the School of Art in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, was shortlisted for the XL Catlin Art Prize traveling exhibition ....
Nicole Curry, a graduate dance student in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre, recently won a video contest for the International Association for the Study of the Commons. As part of its virtual...
Danica Rosengren, a third-year MFA student studying theatre for youth in the ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre, was named the International Performing Arts for Youth’s 2019 Colleen Porter...
Alexander Meszler, a doctoral student in the Arizona State University School of Music, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to France from the U.S. Department of State and the J....
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . During the first year of Melanie Brooks’ graduate work as a doctoral student in wind conducting in ASU’s School of...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . A high school field trip to ASU helped Alexis Mitchell, Barrett honors student graduating with a Bachelor of Music...

Alumni news

Arizona State University School of Music alumnus Joshua Hill is the recipient of the 2018 Canadian Screen Award for best original song for his work on the 2017 animated feature film “ The Breadwinner...
Carolyn Rose Rynex, Arizona State University School of Music alumna, was awarded the prestigious 2017 Julius Herford Dissertation Prize from the American Choral Directors Association for her doctoral...
David Earll, Arizona State University School of Music alumnus, has been appointed assistant professor of tuba and euphonium at the Ithaca College School of Music in New York, beginning fall 2018....
Shu Liu, an alumna of Arizona State University’s School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, was awarded first prize at the 2018 Hong Kong International Violin Competition....
Internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Angela Brower, who is an alum of the School of Music in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, returns to ASU this week...
Ingrid V. Wells, who received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and art education from Arizona State University's School of Art in 2010, recently released an artist book and had a solo...

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Art and immigration, art and science, art and justice — Herberger Institute highlights from December 2018As 2018 draws to a close, here’s a taste of what’s been happening at the Herberger Institute...
by Sam Shugert, MA in Creative Enterprise and Cultural LeadershipI graduated this week with my Master of Arts in Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership, an interdisciplinary program within...
Placemaking, placekeeping and the complexity of human emotion — Herberger Institute highlights from November 2018It’s been a busy month for our faculty, students, donors, partners and initiative...
We believe designers and artists are unique and often under-activated assets in communities. As the largest comprehensive design and arts college in the U.S., we also believe we have a critical role...
ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts welcomes its inaugural cohort of students in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art–ASU Master’s Fellowship in Art History this semester.The...
by Steven J. Tepper, dean of the Herberger Institute for Design and the ArtsSparky and friends at ASU’s first ever Innovation DayAt Arizona State University, we talk about innovation a lot, and last...