Krystal Tsosie to be ASU's first Indigenous human geneticist

Krystal Tsosie (Diné/Navajo Nation) is an advocate for Indigenous genomic and data sovereignty. She is a co-founder of the first U.S. Indigenous-led biobank, a 501(c)3 nonprofit research institution called the Native BioData Consortium. Her current research at Arizona State University centers on ethical engagement with Indigenous communities to ensure Indigenous peoples equitably benefit from precision health and genomic medicine. 

ASU Theatre's 2022–23 season brings audiences innovative experiences, expanded perspectives

Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall during athletic training? Travel behind the scenes of a baseball stadium? Or maybe wondered what exists after this life? This year’s theater season at Arizona State University allows you to experience all that and more with three plays representing modern-day life and culture as depicted by contemporary playwrights.

ASU works to address nursing shortage through innovation, accessibility

Editor's note: A previous version of this story stated that enrollment in the college's prelicensure programs had increased 71% from 2020–22.

The fear has been building in the nursing industry for years. There would be a nursing shortage. A “silver tsunami,” it was called.

No one could predict exactly when it would happen or how encompassing it would be.

Well, the time has come, and the numbers are stark.

SAGE program plants gardens, educates children on healthy eating

It’s just past 7:30 a.m. when Nathan Ashok dons his pair of gloves, picks up a gray cinder block and smoothly places it a few feet away from the swing set.

As fellow Arizona State University students Joanna Carvallo and Anjali Patel grab more cinder blocks, Ashok begins to level the ground. In less than 45 minutes, the three students, along with program coordinator Joseline Jimenez, construct a 3-by-6 garden bed with eight bags of soil and 28 blocks at Faith Lutheran preschool near Seventh Street and Camelback Road.

Excellence in theater: ASU students, faculty recognized at annual awards ceremony

Students, faculty and alumni in Arizona State University’s School of Music, Dance and Theatre took home several awards at this year’s ariZoni Theatre Awards Celebration.

The ariZoni Theatre Awards celebrate excellence in Arizona theater, where “after completion of an exhaustive judging process … awards of excellence are presented to those individuals who have excelled in performance and production during the just-completed season.”