News

2018

May

The ordeal is finally over for a Central American caravan seeking asylum, with the last of the members crossing the U.S. border on Friday after a week of delays and heavy media attention.

April

The first national Saber es Poder-IME Award will be awarded on April 28 to Arizona

On Tuesday, May 8, 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

March

Editor's note: Opening week continued at the Ambassador Barbara Barrett & Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center at ASU.

Many universities have a presence in Washington, D.C.: a lobbyist, an internship coordinator, or a few folks who hand out swag and try to wrangle money out of federal agencies.

February

How do you get 1,500 school supplies from Arizona to an island nearly 3,000 miles away?

History has its eyes on "Hamilton." And so too does a group of storytellers honing their craft at Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University.

January

As the conversations surrounding borderlands continue to evolve, so too does Arizona State University's role as a thought leader in the global discourse on borderland studies.

Twenty years, the threat of personal violence and two unexpected deaths have not quelled the fervor of Maria Cruz Torres to make visible the travails of the female shrimp traders whose literal bloo

2017

November

Seven members of Arizona State University are among the 396 newly elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a prestigious international scientific soc

Even before Hurricane Maria descended on his home island of Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, ASU Assistant Professor Manuel G.

October

Sugar skulls at craft stores and processions in James Bond movies — the imagery associated with Day of the Dead has spread through the United States and often the line between it and Halloween is b

Arizona has the eighth-largest migrant student population in the U.S. but only about 20 percent make it further than high school.

September

Three Arizona State University professors were honored at the Victoria Foundation’s eighth annual Arizona Higher Education Awards ceremony for helping Latina/o youth pursue advanced degrees.

August

The nation’s first School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University has named professor Lisa Magaña as the new interim director of the school.

May

So you think Cinco de Mayo is a made-up holiday contrived to sell stereotypically Mexican bar food and alcohol to gringos?

Growing up, Dyan Urias took it as a given that one day she’d go to college, but it wasn’t until high school that she began to understand how tough it would be.

April

Twenty years after he helped establish the Department of Chicano/a Studies at ASU, Associate Professor Edward Escobar listened as friends and colleagues reflected on his accomplishments and bid him

On Tuesday, May 9, 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 th

An exhibit of rare maps at ASU is challenging assumptions about the history of the American Southwest by showing a range of details that conflict depending on what was being documented and who was

March

For International Women’s Day on March 8, a range of female professors at ASU shared names of women they consider to be influential and inspiring.  

February

For five evenings over the course of February, the public was invited onto Arizona State University's campuses for Night of the Open Door to see what each ha

2016

October

Before the entrance to Hayden Library was underground, it was flanked by a growth of shrubs.

July

For Joan it’s all about the dinosaurs. Ana, however, prefers the asteroids. Around the corner, Humberto is mesmerized by an Apollo space shuttle replica.

April

On Tuesday, May 10, 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 t

In ASU’s teaching kitchens in downtown Phoenix, the din of cooking activity is peppered with the sounds of friendly conversation.

Today, Cynthia Bejarano holds the prestigious title of Regents' Professor in New Mexico State University’s (NMSU) Department of Interdisciplinary Studies.

But it wasn’t always that way.

Have you ever wondered where the bell chimes on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus come from?

Written in plain block letters on a whiteboard is a menu that includes such items as tacos, enchiladas and quesadillas.

March

Those who've paid any attention to presidential politics lately have heard Donald Trump talk about his plan to build a big, successful wall between the U.S.

January

Mayo Clinic-ASU Obesity Solutions has announced the 2016 winners of its seed funding competition.

2015

December

Carlos Velez-Ibanez desires to know two things: 1) How are people able to excel when they shouldn’t be able to? and 2) How are people able to survive when they shouldn’t be able to?

November

Skulls of different shapes, sizes and materials litter a table in the Interdisciplinary B building on ASU’s Tempe campus where students sit contentedly decorating them.

September

These days, whether you’re watching TV, scanning the latest headlines on Reddit or eavesdropping in line at Starbucks, the topic of global migration is unavoidable.

These days, whether you’re watching TV, scanning the latest headlines on Reddit or eavesdropping in line at Starbucks, the topic of global migration is unavoidable.

Translated to English, the Spanish word “cruces” simply means “crosses.” However, in Spanish, depending on the article, it can have two meanings.

Translated to English, the Spanish word “cruces” simply means “crosses.” However, in Spanish, depending on the article, it can have two meanings.

The Mexican government calls them “etnias,” or ethnicities. In her research, Saskias Casanova refers to them as “indigenous immigrants.”

The Mexican government calls them “etnias,” or ethnicities. In her research, Saskias Casanova refers to them as “indigenous immigrants.”