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Urban Sol, a cr oss-institute initiative in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, shines a light on street arts culture with DJs, MCs, aeroSOUL artists and dancers...
The 10th annual PRISMS Contemporary Music Festival at Arizona State University puts the human voice center stage. PRISMS: Voices will highlight the different aspects and styles of voice Nov. 6-10. “...
Civic and cultural leaders who practice “creative placemaking,” the community approach that puts arts, culture and design at the heart of community planning and equitable development, will hold their...
Millions of people around the world are working on making the push into space. Blue Origin is testing landers in the west Texas plains. SpaceX engineers are putting in long hours at its headquarters...
“Call Kathy.” It’s a phrase that gets thrown around quite a bit among scholars and practitioners in the field of theater for youth. And call they do. They call with questions about scripts and set...
Praised as “passionate, uninhibited and spellbinding” by the London Independent, the internationally acclaimed Brentano Quartet returns to the ASU School of Music for the school’s Visiting Quartet...

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Focus on Faculty

The latest rankings from the America’s Top Ranked Architecture & Design Schools survey conducted by DesignIntelligence recognized three Arizona State University faculty members among the most...
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...

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

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...
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...

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Orange poster spelling HIDA Day
Herberger Institute Day was born from Dean Steven Tepper’s desire to bring together the students, faculty and staff of the institute’s five schools and art museum for a day of workshops and...
A poster that says "ASK ME about your Climate Future"
By Adriene Jenik, ASU School of Art professorPhoto by Jillian Sandell.In November 2017 I began performing in public with my ECOtarot deck. The performance is a one on one, intimate exchange in which...