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Dean's Medalist dedicates his career to preserving America's constitutional democracy

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

A Phoenix native, Gregory Abbott entered Arizona State University in 2018 after graduating from Brophy College Preparatory with a much different perspective than the one he has today.

“I always had an interest in the U.S. Constitution and political thought, but my original major was biological science,” he said.

Physics professor part of research dream team to develop next-generation, 'brighter beam' lasers

To make new discoveries, scientists are perpetually in need of shedding just a little bit more light on a given subject. When applied to high energy physics, this becomes a literal endeavor — by making the brightest electron beams possible to aid in discoveries to advance science, medicine and industry.

Students create Phoenix mural to support Ukraine

A group of Arizona State University students painted a colorful mural in central Phoenix over the weekend supporting the people of Ukraine in their resistance to the Russian invasion.

The mural, on a wall on the east side of Seventh Avenue just north of Encanto Boulevard, is in the bright blue and yellow colors of Ukraine’s flag and includes the country’s symbol, the sunflower, and the words “Stand With Ukraine.”

The College recognizes academic excellence with spring 2022 Dean's Medalists

On May 11, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest-achieving students from the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities at the spring 2022 convocation.

Each semester, departments and schools within The College select outstanding students who have demonstrated a steadfast commitment to academic excellence during their time at ASU. These students will be awarded a prestigious Dean’s Medal in honor of their scholastic achievements.

Meet the outstanding Dean’s Medalist awardees from The College for spring 2022.

Regents Professor Anne Stone receives 2022 Guggenheim Fellow award

How and why do new diseases emerge?

Arizona State University Regents Professor Anne Stone posed this question to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and has been awarded a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship to pursue the answer.

Humans have experienced many pandemics, and the questions of how, why, when and where have been the subject of much research from historical, archaeological and biological perspectives.

Doctoral grad balances motherhood, teaching, research by prioritizing life, not work

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Michelle Glerum loves teaching: teaching students and teaching future teachers.

Her goal is to create lessons that encourage students to think critically about world issues and help them compose sound and logical arguments.

'The place to be': Literature grad grateful for opportunities off the page

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Thomas Bate is a deep thinker. The Scottsdale, Arizona, resident is graduating from Arizona State University in Barrett, The Honors College this spring with a Bachelor of Arts in English (literature) and a handful of accolades for his intellectual gifts.