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2021

October

Four years ago, the Arizona State University Alumni Association began offering alumni educators complimentary Sun Devil teacher packs

As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct.

Chris Herbst says that running 55 miles at a time can be so brutal that he enters a state he calls “the pain cave.”

The School of Arts, Media and Engineering’s Fabrication Lab (FabLab) team launched a series of workshops to offer a creative outlet for students while they were virtually attending classes la

Arizona State University Associate Professor of Arabic Miral Mahgoub al-Tahawy will spend a

September

Every year, the gladiators of hacking meet to sharpen their skills and compete in the world’s most elite digital coliseum — DEF CON.

Only a year and a half have gone by since Jon Gould arrived at Arizona State University, but as he leaves for California, he said the school he

For over 200 years, Los Angeles has been a place of new beginnings and innovative spirits. It seems only fitting that Arizona State University has begun a new chapter in this global city.

Two Arizona State University School of Public Affairs professors began work this fall in national leadership positions in prestigious research and education organ

From the recent Facebook data breach of over 500 million accounts, to stories of hackers getting into family homes through baby monitors, we are constantly bombarded by headlines of hackers taking

It is with sadness that the ASU School of Molecular Sciences announces the death of Regents Professor George “Bob” Pettit, who died on Tuesday, Sept. 21.

In every culture across time, rituals and symbols have endured because they help us to bond with each other and give meaning to our shared experiences.

Maria Perez Martinez is a former transfer student from Cochise College who was part of the MyPath2ASU program.

They’ve got the year-round sunshine. They’ve got the big lake. They’ve got the mountains. And now they have more students.

The Phoenix Indian Center recently honored Christopher Sharp (Colorado River Indian tribes), a clinical assistant professor in Arizona State University's Schoo

In 2020, Arizona State University’s School of Politics and Global Studies partnered with the Department of Psychology

Products manufactured using plastics, foams and other polymers are used around the world.

Arizona State University alumnus Chris Gisriel, currently a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Chemistry at Yale University, was recently awarded a Pathway to Independence Award by the Nat

The Pandemic Reader” is a new collection of essays edited by faculty in Arizona State University's School of Social Transformation, in Th

Colleen Jennings-Roggensack, Arizona State University vice president for cultural affairs and ASU Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. committee chair, is soliciting nominations for the 2022 ASU Dr.

Majors are among the stars of the academic world.

This semester, five new faculty members are joining the College of Global Futures.

August

In an overwhelming response to a call for stories and perspectives related to justice, diversity, equity and inclusion, more than 100 Arizona State University graduate students and postdocs submitt

Since arriving at Arizona State University in 1981, Emeritus Professor

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

They’re more experienced, wiser and happy with how things turned out since graduation.

Eduardo Pagán, the newly appointed associate dean of Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University’s West campus, said he wants students to know this about him:

Harnessing energy from light and transforming it into other usable forms is fundamental to many renewable energy systems as well as the production of clean fuels.

Incoming Sun Devils have more than 800 fully accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs to choose from — plus 275 available minors and cer

Arizona State University’s School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies is welcoming two new postdoctoral scholars beginning this fall.

Five new faculty members joined the School of International Letters and Cultures this fall, bringing their expertise on a range of topics including Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese and American Sign La

As Pat Tillman’s life recedes further into the past, the legend of his courage and sacrifice has grown, elevating him to an almost mythical figure in Arizona State University history.

This summer, faculty from Arizona State University's School of International Letters and Cultures provided lessons in Portuguese and Italian to a group of 86 students participating in Friendl

July

The health of a cell is largely determined by the health of its DNA and the genetic information it carries.

The simplicity of grabbing a laundry or dishwasher pod and tossing it into the machine has made them a popular choice for many consumers for nearly a decade.

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University is offering a new online degree program, a

In the world of large, macroscopic objects, it is often easy to understand what and why something is happening.

The Zoom screen showed big smiles and laughter from attendees.

Every day we interact with products manufactured using polymer chemistry — whether shower stalls, automotive parts, concrete structures or a wide range of plastics.

Tijana Rajh has been announced as the new director of Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences.

An academic leadership role hadn’t really crossed Megha Budruk’s mind before the Watts College of Publ

Talking about creativity in business via Zoom, Glenn Edens sits close to the laptop camera. He listens intently and speaks thoughtfully.

Felicia Ganther’s higher education career spans more than a quarter century and includes a PhD degree from Arizona State University.

The challenge to take on the intersecting crises of our times — from the COVID-19 pandemic to the climate emergency to the struggle for social and racial justice — is at the core of a new

Likening her situation to a new coach taking over an already winning sports team, Kelly Bricker is becoming director of the highly successful

When Barbara Trapido-Lurie was hired by Arizona State University as a cartographer in fall 1987, the geography dep

June

Nancy Gonzales is used to tackling challenges. She was the first in her family to earn a college degree. She recently summited Mount Kilimanjaro in blizzard conditions.
Regents' Professor Stephen Bokenkamp joins the American Society for the Study of Religion, whose purpose is to promote and advance the scholarly study of religion in its various forms.
The Arizona State University Alumni Association recently welcomed 37 incoming ASU freshmen...

Daniel Brouwer, associate professor of rhetorical studies at Arizona State University's Hugh

Anthony Pacheco knew since the third grade that he wanted to be a lawyer. He enjoyed debating and he loved fighting to help others.

QS World University Rankings has released its list of the top universities in the United States, with Arizona State University moving up nearly 30 spots to No. 62 from last year’s position.
Sofia Walsh, a student at Barrett, The Honors College, recalls that she had no idea what she was getting into when she applied to be an undergraduate fellow at Arizona State University's Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies.

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Jennifer Kaplan, a 1996 graduate of Arizona State University's Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, recently established the

Nathaniel Ross, an Arizona State University junior quadruple-majoring in biology, history, applied quantitative science and political science, plans to work at the nexus of climate policy, environm

May

The School of Molecular Sciences is part of a group awarded a JEDI — Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion — seed grant from The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University.

Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences recognizes and congratulates its faculty member promotions, as announced by The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Although summer has just begun and we still can’t travel around the world due to the pandemic, that doesn’t mean that we can’t discover and learn about the cultural diversity of our planet.

More than 220 students will receive bachelor’s degrees this month from

Magda Hinojosa, professor at Arizona State University, has been named the new director for the School of Politics and Global

Jeff McClelland was a dedicated and accomplished executive at the time of his death in 2006.

Three Arizona State University undergraduates have been chosen for the Killam Fellowships Program, an exchange program that will give the students the opportunity to study in Canada during the 2021

Professor Timothy Steimle has enjoyed a productive career at Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University offers courses that nearly every ASU student takes at some point in their college jour

More than 2,000 of the nation’s best and brightest STEM students are convening virtually at ASU this week as the university co-hosts the 37th annual national Scienc

Starting this fall 2021, Arizona State University students will have the opportunity to learn how weather in space influences satellites, causes auroras, creates geomagnetic storms and influences g

Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus approaches its 25th birthday this fall, celebrating a quarter of a century of making, doing, cooperating and creating.

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Robert Shuter, an intercultural communication scholar at Arizona State University's Hugh Downs School of Human Communication and professor eme

Battinto Batts Jr. has held a number of dynamic jobs over the past few decades, and he’ll soon make a new addition to his curriculum vitae: dean of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at ASU.
Maria Perez Martinez and Shanae Germick are two students who transferred to Arizona State University and took advantage of leadership positions, each finding success during their time at the university.

April

On Monday, May 3, 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 divisi

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2020

December

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Lindy Elkins-Tanton, director of Arizona State University’s Interplanetary Initiative and the principal investigator on NASA’s Psyc

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April

On Monday, May 11, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students from the social scien

2019

November

Arizona State University’s Interplanetary Initiative has announced its first degree program, the

August

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the largest and most diverse academic unit at Arizona State University.

July

Black widow spiders have been daily companions for Marissa Heeb this summer on Arizona State University’s West campus.

April

Taryn O’Boyle is a graduating senior in the biochemistry program at The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' School o

On Tuesday, May 7, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students fro

March

Tyler Rockwood is finishing up his 4+1 master’s degree in biochemistry and medicinal chemistry in the School of Molecular Sciences at Arizona State University.

2018

December

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement.