ASU professor begins term as president of History of Economics Society

Ross Emmett, director of Arizona State University’s Center for the Study of Economic Liberty and professor at the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, recently began his term as president of the History of Economics Society, an organization dedicated to “encouraging interest, fostering scholarship and promoting discussion among scholars and professionals in the field of history of economics and related di

ASU ranks 4th nationally in undergrad STEM degrees

Arizona State University, an emerging national leader in educating the next generation in engineering and science, ranks fourth in the United States for undergraduate degrees in STEM-related fields.

With 4,427 STEM-related undergraduate degrees awarded in the 2019–20 school year, ASU is among the national leaders along with Pennsylvania State University (6,473), the University of California-Berkeley (4,961) and Texas A&M University (4,918).

ASU Project Humanities event dispels myths about critical race theory

In the crowded landscape of divisive topics and misinformation in the U.S. right now, one of the most contentious issues is critical race theory — the target of a flurry of legislation in many states.

On Tuesday, Project Humanities at Arizona State University presented a webinar titled, “Dispelling the Myths: Critical Race Theory in K–12 Classrooms.”

Algae bloom may be behind mysterious California deaths

On a remote trail in California’s Sierra National Forest called the Devil’s Gulch, a family of three and their dog were recently found dead. Authorities were at a loss to explain what happened.

"I've worked in different capacities, but I've never seen a death like this," the county sheriff told the press.

It turns out the family might have been exposed to a poison deadlier than nerve gas: toxic algae, one of the deadliest toxin on the planet.

ASU institute fundraising for Russian program to be named after emeritus professor

The Melikian Center’s Critical Languages Institute, in its 30th year of offering summer courses in less commonly taught languages, is raising money to support the future of one of its programs.

The institute offers a year’s worth of language learning condensed into a few weeks of intensive instruction, providing access to languages not taught at other universities and benefiting students who want to learn a language alongside their other studies.