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Hugh Downs School of Human Communication welcomes new faculty member

This fall semester, the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University welcomes new tenure-track faculty member Jenna Hanchey as an assistant professor of communication.

Hanchey, who comes to ASU from the University of Nevada, Reno, specializes in decolonial intersections of rhetoric, African communication studies and critical development studies.

Engineering an advanced manufacturing ecosystem at ASU

Manufacturing is ubiquitous in modern life. Our computers, our cars and many of the products we use daily are created using advanced manufacturing systems. To meet the future needs of manufacturing in a high-tech world, existing manufacturing systems must evolve and new ones need to emerge.

This is why the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University launched the School of Manufacturing Systems and Networks last fall.

ASU Online students' startup organization grows to become one of largest university clubs

Great ideas often come directly from students.

In 2018, three online School of Molecular Sciences biochemistry students, Ellen Streitwieser, Nicola Osgood and Sam Bakotich, recognized the need for a platform to allow ASU Online students majoring in STEM degrees to connect with one another in a safe, inclusive community environment. At the time, there were almost no official student organizations at Arizona State University in which online students could actively engage.

ASU entrepreneurs develop smart street cameras

It’s said that nothing is certain, except death and taxes. Let’s add a third certainty to that list: traffic.

All across the globe, traffic engineers and city planners are locked in an eternal struggle to improve the flow of traffic, the efficiency of streets and the safety of pedestrians, cyclists and drivers. Finding the best way to meet these goals requires an enormous amount of data, which is often difficult to collect and analyze.

Snakes, drugs and rock and roll to converge at medical symposium

If you thought Shark Week was something to fear, here comes Venom Week.

In the Valley of the Sun, snakes, spiders, scorpions, Gila monsters and poisonous toads are a part of our daily reality, sometimes turning a normal walk or hike through the desert into an obstacle course. But did you know their venom has played a crucial part in some of the biggest groundbreaking drugs of the last half-century?