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Let’s say you have a complex, scientific story to tell, like you want to point out the irony that while researchers have determined the weight of the moon, the composition of stars and even a theory...
Liz Lerman is somebody who both talks the talk and walks the walk. Over the course of the past semester, she’s been doing both in a gallery in the ASU Art Museum. For “Minds on the Move: The...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Erika Moore graduates with her MFA in dance this week. And she has no intention of slowing...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Ryan Downey is not only a native Arizonan, from Mesa, he’s also a fourth-generation ASU...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Keyaanna Pausch graduates from ASU this week – something she says might not have happened...
Necessity — and sometimes desperation — drive innovation, and several Arizona State University students have been rewarded for creating amazing solutions to problems they dealt with firsthand. A...
About 14,000 Sun Devils graduate from Arizona State University this week, turning their tassel and becoming the university's newest alumni. It's time to celebrate all they've...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Herberger Institute grad student Jericho Joseph Thomas was born in a “red state,”...
Standing at the front of a large lecture hall as hundreds of college students streamed in with their books, bags and devices, headphones still in their ears, something dawned on William Heywood. They...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . Josh Greene’s career path all started with a visit to Arcosanti as a high school student. “...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . During her undergraduate career, 22-year-old Angelica Fox worked with an array of arts...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . When Travis Bradley chose to attend graduate school at ASU three years ago, it was a big...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . At 15 years old, doctors told Nicky Shindler she should never dance again. “I was...
Six School of Music students in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts are finding success by coming together as the Eos Sextet. The group was selected to compete...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . As a child, Nicole Blumenstein dreamed of being a scientist, maybe a doctor. She always...
Hawaii faces a range of sustainability threats: The state can’t grow enough food; it imports 90 percent of its energy and water; coral reefs are disappearing; the islands are being overrun by...
The Office of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts announces its second annual Herberger Institute Mike Curb Student IDEA...
An Arizona State University semesterlong fusion experiment that paired artists from the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts with scientists from the Biodesign Institute culminated in a one-...
Celebrity chef Nephi Craig , who made a guest appearance at ASU last weekend, doesn’t run a swanky New York restaurant or yell insults on a reality TV show. Craig, who is of Apache and Navajo...
What makes something go "viral"? Marketing companies spend billions of dollars trying to answer that question, but in John Fassold's case, he was just bored and trying to make his...
Jose Bernardi, who spends much of his time researching contemporary design in Latin America, writes on the relationship between design and ideas in cultural settings. It’s no huge surprise, then,...
Entrepreneurs within the arts will have the opportunity to engage with Valley artists during the one-night immersive event “No Vacancy.” Herberger Arts and Design Entrepreneurship Students (HADES)...
Cameron Robello, a senior majoring in music composition and theory in the Herberger School of music, has won the 2017 Robert X. La Pat Carillon Composition Contest, sponsored by the ASU Carillon...
Sha Xin Wei, the director of the School of Arts, Media and Engineering, will give a keynote speech at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSA) in November....
When Gerald Farin worked with colleagues to establish the Partnership for Research in Spatial Modeling (PRISM) center at Arizona State University, he showed how design and the arts at ASU, as well as...
With summer vacation fast approaching, students of all ages are invited to experience the excitement of Arizona State University while they’re still in elementary, middle or high school. From...
This year, ASU's School of Film, Dance and Theatre’s annual SpringDanceFest concert will not only feature the choreography of dance students, but also the choreography of three recent guest...
Arizona State University will host the fifth biennial Pave Symposium on Entrepreneurship and the Arts from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 5–6 at the Tempe campus. This year's symposium will focus on...
ASU School of Music Professor Roger Mantie The future of classical music is anyone’s guess, but Arizona State University professor Roger Mantie invites us to consider a world without it. “Imagine...
In 1988, longtime collaborators and partners Marina Abramovic and Ulay began walking toward one another from opposite ends of the Great Wall of China. Ninety days later, the performance artists met...
Jason Schupbach, one of the founding leaders of the national creative placemaking movement and the person charged with representing all of the design disciplines at the federal level, will join...
Eighteen short dance films will be featured at the fourth annual Dance Shorts: College Film Festival this Friday, April 14 at Sun Studios of Arizona. “The festival provides an opportunity for...
Imagine you’ve devoted years and years, even decades, gathering knowledge and insights in your given fields of study. Now imagine you’re asked to encapsulate some of what you’ve learned — in a single...
Arizona State University's School of Music welcomes Dwandalyn Reece, curator of music and performing arts at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture...
What is creative placemaking? Celina Tchida has thought about this question more than most people. A graduate student in community development in Arizona State University's School of Community...
Visual LIT is a collaboration between the ASU Library and the ASU Art Museum that brings together visual artists interested in exploring different aspects of the library — from antique books to...

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