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Ariane Middel is from a small village in western Germany where the weather is generally cold and rainy. When she moved to Phoenix in 2009 to do her postdoc at Arizona State University, her original...

Arizona State University has responded to the coronavirus crisis by ramping up a massive initiative to design, produce and distribute critically needed personal protective equipment and other medical...

In the spirit of physical distancing and in honor of the concert halls around the world that have fallen silent, the ASU Wind Bands in Arizona State University's School of Music have responded...

“Designing the Illusion of Reality” is a brand-new class in Arizona State University's School of Arts, Media and Engineering intended to give students a grasp of online gaming. It was originally...

Artist and Arizona State University Associate Professor Liz Cohen has been named a 2020 Guggenheim Fellow in photography by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. She joins fellow...

Film Spark in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre at ASU is hosting a series of Q&As Monday nights throughout the month of April on the Film Spark YouTube channel . During the Q&As...

The National Science Foundation grants the Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award to early-career faculty members who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research...

For advice during the present COVID-19 crisis, we need look no further than Shakespeare: “Have patience and endure.” The line comes from “Much Ado About Nothing” and is spoken by Friar Francis to the...

Arizona State University has to date earned 15 National Science Foundation early faculty career awards for 2020. The awards total $9.5 million in funding for ASU researchers over five years. The NSF’...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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