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The ASU School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts has announced four winners in the 2020 Concerto Competition and three winners in the 2020 Composition Competition. “The...
For the first time, Arizona State University’s Social Embeddedness Network Conference was hosted virtually, via Zoom on March 24, due to social distancing recommendations because of the COVID-19...
Arizona State University’s graduate schools continue to hold high positions in the latest U.S. News and World Report annual rankings. The 2021 analysis includes rankings on fine arts and health...
Editor's Note: In light of the current public health emergency, the March 21 Emerge 2020 event has been postponed until further notice. A new date and time has not been set, but we will keep you...
Editor's note: An earlier version of this article referenced a live screening of the film on the Tempe campus. That event has been postponed until the fall semester. " Making Sweet Tea...
The Design School in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will host a traveling exhibition curated by ArchiteXX, a nonprofit working toward gender equity in...
Arizona State University broke ground Monday on the Downtown Phoenix Residence Hall and Entrepreneurship Center, a 16-floor building at the southwest corner of Fillmore Street and First Avenue. The...
Lauren Hayes, assistant professor in the School of Arts, Media and Engineering in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and director of the Practice and Research in...
As an MBA student, Abby Rudd never imagined that evaluating sanitation truck design would be a valuable part of her education. But like the other 36 graduate students at Arizona State University who...
Duct tape is generally regarded as the best friend of armchair handymen everywhere, but it’s not the best tool for troubleshooting a remote control. Nevertheless, it has been used that way, as a...
The North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference will be held at the Arizona State University School of Music on March 6-9. This year, Christopher Creviston , Yamaha Performing Artist and...
An art exhibition at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts allows patrons to not only view paintings but also hear how those paintings might sound. “I hear what you’re seeing” opened in...
Award-winning filmmaker, actor and director Fanny Véliz will speak with ASU students following a screening of her film “Our Quinceanera.” The School of Film, Dance and Theatre’s Film Spark program...
Complete black. Then, out of the darkness, from underneath a pile of dirt in the center of the room, emerges Fargo Tbakhi, into the light, for all to see. His clothes are filthy and torn, his face is...
Love finds us all at different times and takes us to different places — just ask these Sun Devil faculty and alumni. ASU Now picked the brains — and hearts — of three Arizona State University couples...
Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is among five recipients selected from across the country to receive an award to conduct a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts...
Whimsy, comedy and a powerful message about the importance of understanding emotion are at the core of “ The Snow ,” an upcoming School of Film, Dance and Theatre production that opens Feb. 14 at...
What happens when artists are invited to contribute to community improvement efforts? This question is at the heart of a new podcast series called AZ Creative Voices. The series is a chronicle of...
Digital culture graduate Andre Maestas landed her dream job as a software test engineer at Unity Technologies, a video game software development company. Maestas graduated from Arizona State...
Arizona State University’s School of Music welcomed composer Laura Kaminsky, librettist and film producer Kimberly Reed, visual artist Rebecca Allan and internationally acclaimed pianist Ursula...
Palm trees, film sets, movies screenings: They're the makings of Hollywood dreams — only this scene is set at Arizona State University, where future filmmakers are mastering their craft. Los...
Arizona State University School of Arts, Media and Engineering assistant professors Suren Jayasuriya and Robert LiKamWa have been awarded the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site award...
The Islamic Republic of Iran is a pressure cooker of politics, poverty, theocracy and paramilitary force. Experts say that after more than 40 years of power , the Iranian government is in danger of...
To celebrate its 50th anniversary in business, Arizona-based Camelot Homes is donating $50,000 for endowed scholarships for the Arizona State University Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. A...
Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and ASU Gammage are now accepting applications for the Mellon Projecting All Voices Fellowship from artists living in...
January is a time of resolving to improve, and people who want to be more mindful of their effect on their environment are starting to think more about the clothes on their back. The fashion industry...
Arizona State University’s Biomimicry Center opened in spring 2015, but it keeps evolving, inspiring students to take a page right out of nature. On Jan. 22, the Biomimicry Center will debut its...
Arizona State University broke ground Friday on ASU at Mesa City Center, a state-of-the-art project that will jump-start the revitalization of downtown Mesa and train students in one of the biggest...
Why play games? Who benefits from artificial intelligence? How do you help society? These are some of the big-picture questions that students confront in Arizona State University's School of...
The 60 people sitting in an Arizona State University conference room in January 2017 had virtually nothing in common. There were theater majors and scientists; sophomores and school deans; local...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . By the time Maricruz Santoyo arrived at Arizona State University, she knew she had a story to tell. As a DACA (...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . Tasha Romero just became a legend in the world of esports — or at least a winning reality show competitor with a prize...
What do you get when you bring together art, science and technology? A powerful way of galvanizing people, says Diana Ayton-Shenker. Ayton-Shenker is executive director of the new Arizona State...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . It’s taken five years, hard work and a few bumps, but Katherine Del Rosario is finally graduating. This month she will...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . When graduate student Andrew Robinson first started classes in the School of Arts, Media and Engineering, he didn’t...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement . Roy Wasson Valle has had a flourishing art practice in the Valley for several years, but decided he wanted to expand...

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