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The School of Film, Dance and Theatre in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is launching a new summer workshop for costume makers, and registration is now open....
The School of Film, Dance and Theatre in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is launching a new workshop this summer for screen actors. The Screen Acting Summer...
Dancers from the greater Phoenix area will have the chance to learn from Los Angeles dance industry professionals during a two-day clinic at the School of Film, Dance and Theatre in Arizona State...
A person’s voice is their identity — and that can be expressed more profoundly through actions than words, according to an Arizona State University student who has dedicated his career to helping...
When we think about robots, it’s usually in the context of their relationships with humans. Some are friendly, like Rosie the Robot from “The Jetsons” — a bizarre juxtaposition of futuristic...
One of the most important large-scale artworks in the world sits in the desert of northern Arizona, where artist James Turrell has spent decades shaping the landscape into an immersive observatory....
Each year, A rizona State University honors leaders in the community for their commitment to servant leadership in tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. ’s admirable contributions to the world. From...
From the dusk of the drive-in to the dawn of the login, America’s movie-watching journey has traversed a twisty plot of romance, drama, enterprise and disruption in the decades since the first “...
Forty-three exceptional pianists from around the world will come together at the Arizona State University School of Music on Jan. 13-20 to participate in the ninth Bösendorfer and Yamaha USasu...
Editor’s note: Two Arizona State University online master’s programs are helping construction and engineering professionals advance their careers by bringing them up to speed on the latest...
Next stop: “The Polar Express.” Sun Devil Stadium at Arizona State University will play host to another Movies on the Field event Friday, Dec. 14, with Robert Zemeckis' 2004 animated North Pole...
When a new building dedicated to teaching life sciences opens in January at Utah State University, it will feature a soaring, vibrantly colored artwork by an Arizona State University professor who...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement. Read about more graduates . Learning to thrive at Arizona State University means more than doing well in your major. It...
Imagine being guided through your next doctor’s visit using augmented reality and artificial intelligence. It’s not science fiction, but a reality at five Safeway grocery stores in the Phoenix metro...
Arizona State University Art Museum has announced that it is joining the Art for Justice Fund community as a fall 2018 grant recipient. This $125,000 planning grant will allow the museum to continue...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement. Read about more graduates . After earning a degree in chemical engineering and publishing three books and other works...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement. Read about more graduates . This month, Quinn Mihalovic graduates with a BFA in dance, and he says he owes his success...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement. Read about more graduates . Hye Young Yun traces her story as an artist back to fifth grade, when she refused to let...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement. Read about more graduates . Geology. Dance. Math. Michelle Migliaccio has a lot of interests. When the White Plains,...
A free expo this Thursday offers visitors the opportunity to explore urban arts at ASU, from urban dance music ensembles to hip-hop theater. The ASU Urban Arts Expo features performances, lecture...
Five years ago, New York artist Kim Weild directed the world premiere of renowned playwright Charles Mee’s unconventional “Soot and Spit” at Arizona State University . The production moved to New...
For their entire lives, Laura Bartlett’s parents loved classical music, especially organ music. “Music activities brought them together as young people,” Bartlett said. And now their legacy will...
The United States was polarized, reeling from violence, its citizens protesting their leaders and questioning the very foundations of the country. It was 1971. That year, an audacious and wholly...
Arizona State University has more than 3,000 Native American students, and a group of them has created a powerful proposal to redesign the campus to reflect their culture. The ideas include adding...
“Honey, where’s Mom?” “Count to 10 and I’ll be there shortly.” This simple exchange is an example of how an Amazon Echo Dot app, known as a skill, can serve as a connector between an anxious child...
Part of the life cycle of a library is the withdrawal of worn-out or excess materials. In 2013, the ASU Library began to withdraw duplicate copies of topographic maps that were stacked mile-high and...
Theodore Solis, a professor in Arizona State University's School of Music, uses Latin music to teach performers and audience members how to connect music and dance. Solis created a unique...
Arizona State University has teamed up with Autodesk , the software provider for people who make things, to prepare students with the technological skills necessary to solve the world’s most...
Scary movies wouldn't be nearly as frightening without the soundtrack. (Try it sometime: Mute a horror film and see whether your heart rate immediately slows.) String instruments are often the...
Lisette Borja, a senior studying digital cultural in the School of Arts, Media and Engineering at Arizona State University, has been named the first recipient of the Ryan Matthew Duncan Memorial...
When you ask middle schoolers who live in the desert to describe what water means to them, they say water creates life. And it means cleanliness. And it’s fun. So a group of Arizona State University...
Vaulting beyond velcro, the Biomimicry Center at Arizona State University is seeding new ideas for nature-inspired innovation. Still most widely associated with the invention of velcro, ASU...
Nothing brings people together like a night out at the movies — watching the big screen with friends and strangers and popcorn. What some students may not know is that there are many film screenings...
The energy at the second annual Herberger Institute Day was electric — so electric that after four solid hours of almost 100 creative workshops at Herberger Institute’s five schools and art museum,...
With whistles, pipes, toy pianos and automobile horns, Arizona State University’s orchestral contribution to the "Frankenstein" bicentennial celebration looks to be almost as piecemeal as...
The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts welcomes the renowned Brooklyn Rider as the 2018-19 resident artists for the Visiting Quartet Residency Program . The group will...

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