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2019

August

Anyone in the metro Phoenix area can fish in urban lakes and ponds and eat the fish they catch. The only thing required is a Class U (Urban) fishing license, which is $16 for the year.

Earlier this summer, almost 100 cars ended up stuck in a muddy Colorado field. An accident in Denver led Google Maps to suggest an alternate route to the airport.

July

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

March

In front of a sold-out crowd of 800 community leaders, business executives and ASU alumni on March 20, the 2019 Founders’ Day celebrated the founding of the institution by honoring ASU alumni

The ASU Alumni Association Founders’ Day awards program honors the pioneering spirit of the institution’s founders and celebrates the innovations of alumni, faculty members and supporters of one of

February

Growing up in East Los Angeles, Erika Camacho, an associate professor in the 

Erika Camacho, an associate professor in the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences at Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisc

2018

November

Every year at Arizona State University, one program works to bring students from different universities and even countries together to solve real-world problems, connect with internationally renown

Five Arizona State University faculty members have been named President’s Professors, an honor that recognizes faculty who have made substantial contributions to undergraduate education.

October

Dignity Health and Arizona State University have announced the 2018 awardees of the Collaborative Strategic Initiatives Program, which offers grants to ASU faculty and Dignity Health investig

Single-use plastics — such as cups with straws, takeout containers and water bottles — are so common in our culture of convenience that we often don’t give them a second thought.

September

Shawn Walker, an assistant professor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, has received a

Kuai Xu and Feng Wang of Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences were recently awarded $382,751 by the National Science Foundation for a cyb

August

Arizona State University New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences researchers are set to collaborate with Phoenix College on developing Course-based Undergraduate Resea

July

Tess Neal, assistant professor of psychology, and Nicholas Schweitzer, associate professor with the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, both in Arizona State University's New College of Inter

On June 25, President Donald Trump announced the recipients for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) and the Presidential Awards for Ex

June

Allan Colbern, assistant professor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University has been awarded a

In a quiet courtroom, an attorney steps up to a lectern to deliver a closing argument.

Matt Simonton, assistant professor for Greek history at Arizona State University’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, has won the Runciman Award for his first book, “Classical Gree

Kimberly Bussey from Arizona State University's BEYOND Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science on the Tempe campus will be joining the New College of Interd

May

Matt Simonton, assistant professor for Greek history at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, released his first book, "Classic Greek Oligarchy: A Political

Beth Polidoro, assistant professor of biology at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, was recently a

Pam Marshall, associate professor of genetics and cell biology, was part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Arizona State University and Columbus State University to publish new findi

April

The President’s Recognition Reception honors the outstanding efforts and achievements of Arizona State University faculty and staff who have made an impact in the workplace through the promotion of

March

Erika Camacho, associate professor of mathematics at the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, continues to add to her long list of awards.

Martin Matustik, professor of philosophy and religious studies at Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the Lady Davis Fellowship at the He

February

Professor Greg Wise from the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at ASU's West campus was recently announced as the 2017 winner of the

January

It’s a commonly held belief that college is where you “find yourself,” whether that means realizing a passion for the arts or discovering a hidden talent for mastering equations.

2017

December

Doug Kelley, a professor of communication in Arizona State University's School of Social and Behavioral Sciences,

November

Karen Watanabe-Sailor, associate professor in the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences at Arizona State University's West campus, recently received funding from the U.S.

October

Dr. Breanne Fahs, Professor of Women and Gender Studies at ASU’s School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies, was recently awarded

September

Last December, as other teens were looking forward to the holiday season and planning outings with friends and family, Houston-area high school student Brandy Vela was feeling so overwhelmed by onl

July

The title of doctor, whether medical or academic, carries a certain weight. After all, you don’t become one without a great deal of time, dedication and expertise.

2016

September

A group of Arizona State University students are seated in a circle at the Memorial Union on the Tempe campus.

August

Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review.