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The Design School at Arizona State University welcomes Swati Piparsania, who will join the faculty as a clinical assistant professor in the industrial design program. Piparsania joins the school...
Dongwoo “Jason” Yeom has joined The Design School at Arizona State University as assistant professor in the architecture faculty. “We are very excited to have Jason join the program,” said Marc Neveu...
Chamber musician, soloist and teaching artist Michael Compitello joins Arizona State University's School of Music, Dance and Theatre as assistant professor of percussion beginning this fall....
Music theorist Nicholas Shea will join the ASU School of Music, Dance and Theatre as assistant professor of music theory beginning in August 2020. “We are thrilled to have attracted Nicholas Shea to...
The Arizona State University School of Music, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts welcomes Jamal Duncan as assistant professor of instrumental conducting beginning in...
Christopher Creviston , associate professor in Arizona State University's School of Music and internationally renowned saxophonist, will perform the world premiere of Concerto for Soprano...
This semester a group of art students and a group of film students in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will get the chance to learn from film and television...
Arizona State University School of Art faculty members Daniel Mayer and John Risseeuw , professor emeritus, will both have work exhibited at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, 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...
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...
From the temples of Bali to the depths of the Amazon jungles, ethnomusicologists have traveled around the globe to journal humanity’s relationship with music. Ted Solís , professor of ethnomusicology...
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...
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...
Daniel Bernard Roumain’s work as a composer and performer focuses on fostering awareness of and conversations about complex social issues. An Institute Professor in Arizona State University's...
Josef Burgstaller, world-renowned trumpeter, will join the ASU School of Music as associate professor of trumpet beginning in August 2019. Burgstaller is a double alumnus of Arizona State University...
From classical to electronic, a new professor at Arizona State University School of Music said he composes music for all, which is one reason why he is excited to join the school in the Herberger...
Deanna Swoboda , associate professor in the ASU School of Music, has enjoyed a vibrant career as a performer, educator and entrepreneur, but she said one of her most challenging roles yet is serving...
The Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will welcome Matthew Fiorentino as assistant professor of music education in August 2019. “We are...
World-renowned pianist Cathal Breslin will join the Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as assistant professor of piano in August 2019. “I am...
Christopher J. Wells , assistant professor of musicology in the Arizona State University School of Music and former editor of the Journal of Jazz Studies, has been awarded the 2018 Irving Lowens...
John Ericson , professor in the Arizona State University School of Music and brass area coordinator, received the Punto Award from the International Horn Society (IHS) for his contribution to the art...
Michael Kocour , professor and director of the Arizona State University School of Music jazz studies program, recently released his second solo CD. “East of the Sun” is comprised of 10 Great American...
Designer, inspirational author and trailblazer Cheryl Heller will create more new pathways in the next chapter of her career. Heller joins Arizona State University as the director of design...
Faculty researchers from the College of Health Solutions and the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts have combined forces on interdisciplinary research projects through a new grant program...
Mark Searle, Arizona State University’s executive vice president and university provost, has announced that Sukhwant Jhaj will join the ASU leadership team as vice provost for academic innovation and...
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...
Adriene Jenik, professor of intermedia and former director of the School of Art at Arizona State University, was selected to participate in a three-week international artists residency in the Atacama...
Clint Penick is feeling a little “antsy” about his new project — in the excited way one might feel about opening a holiday gift. Penick, an ant aficionado and assistant research professor in the...

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