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The Arizona State University School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is launching a new weekly open stage concert series, “Tunes at Noon,” for the ASU School of Music...
A good book can transport the reader into a faraway universe filled with rich detail. The ASU Emerge event will do the same thing this weekend, but the audience actually will be able to touch, see...
In the wake of the flagship Women’s March in January 2017 and the bombshell #MeToo movement that followed in October, women’s issues have experienced a resurgence in society’s collective...
When Lance Gharavi finalized the 2015–16 theater season for the School of Film, Dance and Theatre in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute, he made it a point to include women’s voices...
Many universities have a presence in Washington, D.C.: a lobbyist, an internship coordinator, or a few folks who hand out swag and try to wrangle money out of federal agencies. But Arizona State...
Wanda Dalla Costa, an architect who has spent nearly two decades working with indigenous communities in North America, has joined the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State...
Arizona State University's Open Door held its finale at the Tempe campus on Saturday, where visitors learned from ASU experts on a veritable smorgasbord of cool topics, including medieval armor-...
Most performances happen within four walls; this performance will be bisected by one. On Saturday, Binational Arts Residency artist Ana Maria Alvarez, orchestra musicians and 36 dancers from a...
Arizona State University Art Museum is pleased to announce " SABER ACOMODAR: Art and Workshops of Jalisco 1915–Now ", which opens to the public March 16 during the museum’s Spring 2018...
Arizona State University broke ground Wednesday on a complex that will advance a new concept in intergenerational living and lifelong learning. Mirabella at ASU is a 20-story senior living facility...
Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and ASU Gammage at Arizona State University invite artists and arts practitioners to apply for a part-time, benefits-eligible appointment with the...
Erika Lynne Hanson plucked some tiny bugs off of a prickly pear paddle and squished them, releasing a brilliant reddish-purple stain onto a fold of white silk. The insects, called cochineal, have...
The 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" has ushered in a new creation — but it’s something entirely different than the familiar eponymous creature. Victor Frankenstein’s...
Arizona State University musical theater students got a very special valentine on Feb. 14 when Karli Dinardo, co-dance captain with the touring cast of "Hamilton," taught a dance master...
Faculty, staff and alumni in Arizona State University’s School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts engaged students and community members of all ages at the Musical Instrument...
History has its eyes on "Hamilton." And so too does a group of storytellers honing their craft at Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University. Straddling the...
It’s an adult world, and kids are just living in it. But this weekend, on the Paul V. Galvin stage at Arizona State University, six short stories will explore just how young people can and do claim...
The 90th annual Academy Awards ceremony will offer a bit of everything: epic films, indies with heart, female directors, black best actor nominees, a Pakistani-American screenwriter, Meryl Streep (...
A team made up of a student, a professor and a graduate from The Design School in ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts won the American Institute of Architects’ Phoenix Metro 2017...
Creating art is not a formal, quiet process, and viewing it in a museum should not be either. Miki Garcia, the new director of the ASU Art Museum , wants to pull back the curtain on the university’s...
Film and video artist Jon Jost will visit Arizona State University this weekend to work with current ASU students in classes and workshops and to premiere his latest film, “Again and Again.” “ Jon...
Arizona State University lost one of its most generous supporters last week with the death of Bruce Halle, who built Discount Tire from one small showroom in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1960 into one of...
Iconic buildings dot Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. The Victorian charm of Old Main. The soaring inspiration of Interdisciplinary Science & Technology Building IV. Frank Lloyd...
Ryan Luy , Lauren Schaecher , Sydni Alaniz and Rachel Estes are excited to start their new careers in May with a hefty amount of real-world experience in their portfolios. The Arizona State...
Alonzo Jones has one of the best jobs at Arizona State University: associate athletic director for inclusion and championship life. Who doesn’t want to lead a championship life? Jones is in charge of...
There was no shortage of changes for the nation and Arizona State University in 2017. In a year that celebrated the 15th anniversary of the New American University, the faculty, staff and students...
Why should we go to space? To learn more about the universe and our place in it? To extract resources and conduct commerce? To demonstrate national primacy and technological prowess? To live and...
Milagros Zingoni and Wil Heywood, professors in The Design School in the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, received $52,500 from ASU alumnus Jack Furst and Isaac Manning, manager of...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . By her own estimate, Pam Golden is responsible for bringing approximately 2,500 babies into...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Tee Tong Tang has such a love of the violin that she will devote her career to teaching young...
Changing the world with a product is not a one-man job — which is why the InnovationSpace program at Arizona State University combines the expertise of students in five different disciplines:...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Alexandra Birch is a violinist. This Dec. 11, she earns her Doctor of Musical Arts degree...
Crocheting and big data might seem wholly unrelated, but for Arizona State University School of Film, Dance and Theatre Assistant Professor Jessica Rajko, the intricate webs of ever-expanding yarn...
For the past month, the #metoo revelations — and the resulting national conversation about sexual harassment and sexual violence — have dominated the news . At Arizona State University, university-...
Known as the epitome of bringing history into the 21st century, the Tony-winning Broadway musical "Hamilton" has inspired ASU professors to approach their curriculum with contemporary...
Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review. To read more top stories from 2017, click here . At this week’s Global Education Summit in Beijing, the mother of...

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