What higher ed can learn from the music industry and more–Herberger Institute highlights from July…

What higher ed can learn from the music industry and more–Herberger Institute highlights from July 2021

Higher education in a world of singles

What can higher ed learn from the music industry? Plenty, according to Herberger Institute Dean Steven J. Tepper, who knows both worlds well.

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The next generation of museum leaders

Arizona State University and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art are charting a path to the top for the next generation of curators and museum professionals of color.

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Giving back

Violinist and School of Music, Dance and Theatre student Ramon “Chino” Soberano reached out to fellow Filipino violinists with a recent series of free virtual masterclasses and lectures through the Philippine Research for Developing Individual Soloists (PREDIS) and a session through the University of the Philippines College of Music.

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Advancing racial equity through arts and culture

ASU’s National Collaborative for Creative Work recently released a report on advancing racial equity through arts and culture within the public sector. The report was based on research commissioned and supported by Grantmakers in the Arts.

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Spotlight on ASU Art Museum

Miki Garcia, director of the ASU Art Museum, spoke with the State of the Arts Arizona podcast about the museum’s Pilot Projects initiative aimed at fighting social and racial injustice and about how diversity plays a role in museums.

By the numbers

This month’s number is 16! Tempe Town Lake exists thanks in part to 16 graduate architecture students who, along with one of their professors, proposed The Rio Salado Project more than 50 years ago.

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In pictures

ASU researcher Ariane Middel, who holds an appointment as assistant professor in the Herberger Institute’s School of Arts, Media and Engineering, researches urban climate, extreme heat and shade using MaRTy, a biometeorological cart. ASU News recently followed Middell and doctoral researcher Florian Schneider around campus as they measured temperatures in different environments. Middel also recently spoke with the Phoenix New Times about her research on heat in Tempe and MaRTy.



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