In an effort to better understand how the push for clean energy and its related global demand is impacting the biodiversity of the Amazon basin, a group of multi-disciplinary researchers are conducting a collaborative project to examine tropical species interaction.
Arizona State University has partnered with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany over the last two years to bring events, exhibits and a piece of the Berlin Wall to campus, all for students to interact with and help them better understand German history.
In May 2020, Arizona State University reached a major milestone when it enrolled approximately 3,500 American Indian students. That same year, they graduated 679 Indigenous students, another breakthrough achievement.
This year, the university reached another plateau: ASU now employs approximately 60 Indigenous scholars – the biggest cohort ever assembled.
Jourdain Ramlau Kinnander, an online history master's degree student, recently completed an internship at the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, where he helped create a virtual exhibition about “Mountain Mary,” a German-speaking immigrant woman who became a revered folk hero among the Pennsylvania Dutch.
A new year is traditionally a time for looking forward, but in the midst of a relentless pandemic, growing climate crisis and rising political divisiveness, it can be exhausting to stay hopeful about the future. When you do find sources of hope, however, life may feel a little less difficult and a little more inspiring.
For a dose of optimism, we asked various researchers at Arizona State University to share what gives them hope from within their fields of work and research.
Have you ever thought about the amount of single-use plastic cutlery disposed of daily on the ASU Tempe campus? How about in a semester? Or a year?
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2021 graduates.
The list of things Sydney Campton accomplished during her studies at ASU is rivaled only by her goals for after graduation.
Earlier this semester, Senior Lecturer in Russian Saule Moldabekova Robb and one of her students were invited to teach Russian phrases to local elementary school students preparing for a ham radio call with the International Space Station.
The summer of 2020 gave way to the largest protests for racial justice and civil rights in the U.S. during the 21st century. Realizing the need to stand in solidarity with human-rights protesters who took to the streets and the desire to implement effective and meaningful change to actively fight against racism, the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University created the Anti-Racism Committee.