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The Beatles’ 1968 classic animation “Yellow Submarine” is making a hero’s return to the silver screen and will receive the red-carpet treatment for its golden anniversary . The 87-minute...
Sally Kewayosh uses the short break in filming while students reposition their cameras to explain the 180-degree rule of cinematography, then instructs one of them to come in closer for a profile...
How do you create a school that is inclusive, collaborative and equitable? That is the question The Design School at Arizona State University is asking design leaders across the country through...
Editor's note: This is part of a series investigating gun violence from many angles . It used to be that the idea of stepping up school security meant the hiring of a school resource officer or...
Was this the face that launched a trillion selfies? A small newborn, Sophie, wrapped in baby blankets and with a full head of hair, was photographed by her father Philippe Kahn on June 11, 1997. What...
Students get a sneak peek at life as a music major and a taste of what attending Arizona State University, or any college, would be like by participating in ASU's School of Music summer programs...
Innovation at Arizona State University often comes in the form of research, business ideas and technology. In the case of ASU alumna Amanda Prahl, however, innovation came in the form of literature,...
In August 2012, 81-year-old Cecilia Giménez put broad brushstrokes to a decades-old fresco and became an overnight sensation — for all the wrong reasons. Giménez, an untrained amateur in the world of...
Last week, a painting by Mexican artist Diego Rivera sold for $9.76 million, making it the highest-priced Latin American artwork ever to be sold at auction. The sale of the painting “The Rivals”...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . The son of an African-American father from Macon, Georgia, and a Filipino mother from Samar, Alvin Huff grew up in...
Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review. Read more top stories from 2018 here . Arizona State University is partnering with the Los Angeles County Museum...
Arizona State University is widening the lens for film education in Southern California. In collaboration with Film2Future, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit dedicated to educating underserved youth in...
The School of Music in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is internationally recognized for having one of the few programs that provides undergraduate and graduate students training in...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . College is about more than academics, more than finding a career. For ASU digital culture student Samedi Johnson,...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Renée Dennison’s grandmother was born June 14, 1910. More than 100 years later, Dennison decided to document her...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Rachelle Dart has been a theater artist her entire life. “Ever since I was little, I was a performer,” said Dart,...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Everyone thought Marylyn Aguilar would pursue a career in singing, but it took an essay and some tears for her to...
If you had the opportunity to build your ideal career path at a pace and in a space tailor-made just for you — what would it look like? That was the question design students at Arizona State...
Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review. Read more top stories from 2018 here . "What would you think if I sang out of tune? Would you stand up and...
An earthquake has hit the southern coast of Majorca in the Mediterranean, causing a tsunami. Survivors are scattered around the Bay of Palma, setting signal fires. Drone teams have been tasked with...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Papay Solomon knows what it’s like to live in between. The Arizona State University student, who is graduating with...
Arizona State University alumnus Nick Cartell is returning to the ASU Gammage stage May 15-20 in his dream role: Jean Valjean in the Broadway touring company of “ Les Misérables.” Cartell, who grew...
Jen Cole, an innovative leader who sees arts and culture as a transformative public good rather than simply a commodity, will join Arizona State University in July to launch a national program that...
In pursuit of the diverse and innovative musical journey Projecting All Voices , an initiative of Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, the School of Music’s...
Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review. Read more top stories from 2018 here . In 1799, soldiers of Napoleon’s Egyptian campaign were knocking down walls...
Burning Brass turns it up to 11. The newest ensemble at Arizona State University packs some serious heavy metal. Not the "big hair, makeup and screaming guitars" kind, though: the "...
The Arizona State University-led NASA Psyche Mission is a journey to explore a unique metal world, and it is inspiring scores of artists along the way. Earlier this month, a space mission-inspired...
Each year students, faculty, staff and visiting artists in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre’s dance program create a number of works. This weekend, audiences have the chance to see a selection...
In a famous social experiment a decade ago, a world-renowned violinist stood against a wall in a Washington, D.C., subway station and expertly played one of the most difficult pieces of music in...
Schools. Hospitals. Laboratories. Designers and artists do as much work outside their practice rooms and studios as they do inside those traditional spaces. Courtney Davis, an interior architecture...
Last semester, two Arizona State University students in Jewish studies courses used their final project assignments as opportunities for creative expression, exhibiting the material that they learned...
Art isn’t always about entertaining the masses and making people feel good — it can also be used as a powerful tool for social justice and cultural change. That’s what “The CounterAct Convening,” an...
On Wednesday, April 4, ASU students, faculty and staff will participate in the CounterAct Convening, the kickoff to an initiative that integrates artistic expression into efforts to respond and...
For the second year, scientists from Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute and artists from the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts have partnered for one-night-only performances of...
At 9 a.m. on Saturday, teams of Arizona State University students gathered inside the Student Pavilion’s lobby and ballroom on the Tempe campus. Walls and drapery were put up. Technicians affixed a...
Arizona State University Assistant Professor Robert LiKamWa’s students in the Mobile Experiential Technology through Embedded Operations Research lab, known as Meteor Studio , shone brightly at the...

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