The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other public health agencies recommend wearing masks to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, but does the kind of mask — cloth, surgical or respi
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
When Mary Cook moved across the country from Nashua, New Hampshire, to attend Arizona State University, she planned to major in music.
Incoming Sun Devils have more than 800 fully accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs to choose from — plus 275 available minors and cer
Over the past year and a half, the global pandemic has scrambled all sense of “business as usual,” including how we manage our money.
Researchers at Arizona State University have earned 16 National Science Foundation early faculty career awards, dating back to late 2020.
ASU graduate Kamaldeen Okuneye and Foundation Professor Abba B.
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
Two faculty members from the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences were recognized as exceptional mentors by Arizona State University's Faculty Women’s
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
Early last year, a committee was assembled with faculty members from all three Arizona public universities to help plan the first statewide American Statistical Association (ASA) DataF
Donatella Danielli became the new director of Arizona State Univesity's School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences on Jan. 1.
Abba Gumel, Foundation Professor of mathematics in the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at Arizona State University, delivered virtually the Ameri
Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the spring 2021 issue of ASU Thrive magazine.
March 8 is International Women's Day, a time to champion gender equity and female empowerment around the globe and to ask ourselves what we can
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University has awarded a Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) seed grant to the
The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at Arizona State University has an international reputation as an outstanding center for research
Arizona State University's Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology is hosting the Women of Color STEM Entrepreneurship Conference on March 23–25.
More than 3,000 animal species in the world today are considered endangered, with hundreds more categorized as vulnerable.
Arizona State University was well represented at this year's Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM), the largest annual mathematics gathering i
Frank Wilczek, theoretical physicist, Nobel Prize laureate and professor of physics at Arizona State University, has spent m
Fabio Milner, associate dean of graduate initiatives and professor in Arizona State University’s School of Mathematical and
In the natural sciences division of The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University, students and faculty explore the great unknowns of the Earth, our solar system and th
On Monday, Dec.
Two Arizona State University undergraduates won an international hackathon competition for their idea to harness data to stop the spread of COVID-19.
The loss of biodiversity is occurring at an unprecedented rate across Earth. Approximately 1 million species are threatened with extinction, and many species have gone extinct in the past decade.
Think of a long, strategy-based board game. If you want to win Monopoly, you need a plan, and your path to victory depends on a series of sequential plays.
CareerCast named this the top job for 2020. It reigned for four years as Glassdoor's Best Job In America and topped the LinkedIn Emerging Jobs List.
As STEM careers move toward closing the gender gap, engaging girls early on in science and technology is essential.
The Research for Inclusive STEM Education Center, a newly launched Arizona State University initiative, is striving to make higher education more inclusive through innovative research, ongoin
Thirteen new faculty members joined The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences natural sciences division at Arizona State University this fall, bringing a wealth of knowledge on a range of topics inc
Designing a space robot as an undergraduate sounds pretty out of this world.
Arizona State University offers more than 800 fully accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs — not to mention more than 270 minors and c
A U.S. Department of Energy award is empowering a new center at Arizona State University to create a more resilient and sustainable electricity grid with the use of next-generation materials.
Al Boggess is the recipient of the 2020 Gary Krahenbuhl Difference Maker Award.
This summer, high school senior Eleni Canez participated in Arizona State University’s Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program
Iuliia (Julia) Inozemtseva is the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Lecturer Award in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State
As Arizona State University’s largest and most diverse college, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers courses that nearly every ASU student takes at some point in their college jour
Lauren Dickman was recently honored with the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, and graduated in May with her PhD in applied mathematics from the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences.
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of no
Editor's note: As of May 11, America’s reopening has begun, just weeks after the coronavirus had the country on lockdown.
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
Researchers at Arizona State University are harnessing the power of technology to track and predict trends in everything from disaster response to epidemic outbreaks in real time, using data collec
Every year since 2004, Arizona State University has seen enrollment numbers go up in STEM disciplines
We live in a data-driven world. Thanks to the ever-connected climate made possible by the internet and mobile personal devices, we are both creators and insatiable consumers of information.
Arizona State University Professor Steve Pressé was recently awarded more than $2.5 million from the National Institutes of Health as pri
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 c
At one time or another, we were all scientists. There is a reason a child’s first questions include: “What is it?”, “Why?” and “How?”
Building inclusive communities and driving innovation in STEM are two of Arizona State University’s core values.
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the largest and most diverse academic unit at Arizona State University.
ASU faculty members are pretty smart — and we don't just mean being experts on carbon c
Each year, nearly 20% of U.S. students do not finish high school on time, which experts say puts them at high risk for poverty, poor health and early mortality.
Along with the fireworks, festivities and barbecues that celebrate the Fourth of July, one of the most moving events to witness is a naturalization ceremony. For those seeking U.S.
Google “Dr. Joaquin Bustoz,” and you can find a link to “Apreciación – In Memory of Dr.
Arizona State University empowers students to find their places, like the newsroom, the trading floor or the design studio.
A group of students from Arizona State University brought home the trophy from this year’s Southwest Undergraduate Mathematics Research Conference
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles
Angelica Berner is one of 2019's new class of Brooke Owens Fellows.
Editor's note: This story is part of an ASU Now series celebrating the centennial of
Growing up in East Los Angeles, Erika Camacho, an associate professor in the
You could say Stewart Fotheringham is where he is now because of a dogged preoccupation with that perennial question of the human condition: Wh
Crowds of curious children and their families got a chance to peek into Arizona State University's learning spaces on Saturday at the first of four free open houses this month.
Can you solve this cipher?
On Tuesday, Dec.
Arizona State University’s School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences and EdPlus at ASU have been awarded the Digital Learning Innovation Award at the 2018 Online Learning Consortium Accelerat
It happens all too often each summer: Yet another litany of weekend shootings in Chicago appears in the news.
Arizona State University has been selected to receive the 2018 Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) University Award, an honor created to recognize schools doing exemplary work in preparing students fo
Math has been John Douglas (J.D.) House’s favorite subject since he was eight years old. Math felt structured and clear cut, and it made sense to him.
Can a fast food job, the Navy and Wikipedia lead to your ideal career?
That’s what led Arizona State University graduate Christopher Cameron to his actuarial sciences degree.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement
We worry about a lot of dangers in the modern world, but what's actually most likely to hurt us?
It's an actuary's job to know the answers — or at least the probabilities.
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
Every Thursday morning, Arizona State University mathematics lecturer Naala Brewer makes the one-hour plus drive to Florence prison.
After 10 years, three changes of major and two children, Ashley Pitman graduated from college this week — the first in her family to earn a degree.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement.
On Tuesday, Dec.12, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students from the social sciences, n
Can you break the code?
An essay contest for math people? Sounded like an intriguing idea to Arizona State University student Zhihan Jennifer Zhang.
The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences recently hosted its annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony celebrating outstanding students, faculty and staff at the Sun Devil Welcome Center au
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement.
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
Charles Wexler did not believe in muddling classes with tests. Class time was for learning. Testing — a far lesser pursuit — was for Saturdays.
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
As Phoenix continues to sprawl toward Tucson, urban planners are working to prevent the entire 100-mile corridor between Arizona’s largest metro areas from becoming nothing but concrete and asphalt
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2016 commencement.
On Tuesday, Dec.
Steve Schramm started out at Arizona State University as a chemistry major and wanted to go to law school.
Everyone’s got a morning routine; certain steps we take to get cleaned, dressed, fed and out the door on time. The order of those steps is very important. Switch it up and you could be late.
Arizona State University has no shortage of high-achieving Sun Devils making their mark on the world — and being recognized for it.
Three of Arizona State University’s top professors have been recognized for combining their passion for teaching with engagement with the larger world in ways that help ASU students become master l
An international group of mathematicians at Arizona State University and other institutions have released a new kind of online resource to help discover uncharted mathematical worlds.
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.
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
Three students from Arizona State University have been named Goldwater Scholars, a prestigious national scholarship awarded to students across the nation who are doing research in science, technolo
Having more than 100 high school students excited about math sounds like an April Fool's hoax, but thanks to some creative workshops that incorporated candy, rope untangling and colored pencils, th
Ken Levine, formerly from New York, now calls Arizona home and Arizona State his adopted alma mater.
Lin Wang, an Arizona State University graduate, won a Fulbright grant and is working as an English teaching assistant in Taiwan.
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 h
Gaming the system and ending up on a white sand beach, watching clouds drift by.
What would happen if the vacant land around Phoenix were converted to urban farms? Could it bring sustainable, locally grown food closer to consumers?
Like hundreds of other teachers, Krystal Yeager is returning to her high school math classroom after winter break.
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of student profiles that are
Driven by a burning desire to succeed in a competitive workforce, four remarkable alumni from Arizona State University have gone above and beyond in their professional careers to create positive ch
This summer President Barack Obama became the first sitting president of the United States to visit a federal prison, touring one in Oklahoma.
Jeff Durham has always liked math: “Math is something I’ve always enjoyed — the way it makes you think about a problem.”
ASU President Michael Crow and Jose Ferreira, founder and CEO of Knewton, an adaptive-learning company, spoke about the need for an educational revolution and the importance of math during a talk t
Arizona State University student Jakob Hansen and ASU professor Horst Thieme have received Charles Wexler awards for their excellence in mathematics.
John Stufken has joined Arizona State University as the inaugural Charles Wexler Professor in Statistics at the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences.
Arizona State University professor Sergei Suslov and Regents’ Professor Carlos Castillo-Chavez have been awarded the Leonhard Euler Prize 2014.
An Arizona State University professor is traveling to London to help develop a qualitative theory for describing the long-term, unusual and hard-to-predict behavior in random processes that arise i
Arizona State University graduate Bethany Fowler of Uvalde, Texas, is among the first 50 Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teach
Michael Horst has always been a talented musician. At Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, he played baritone sax in the marching band, piano in the jazz band and cello in the orchestra.
A team of researchers from Arizona State University has found that releasing excess heat from air conditioners running during the night resulted in higher outside temperatures, worsening the urban
Working as a cook at a local fast-food restaurant proved to be a pivotal turning point in Alasdair Martin’s life when he realized he didn’t want to serve French fries for eternity.
Inspired by a sense of duty to the world, David Choi, a senior majoring in economics and supply chain management and mathematics at Arizona State University, is on a mission to tackle hunger and fo
On the cusp of graduation, more than 2,500 of ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students are poised as adaptable critical thinkers, entrepreneurs and leaders destined to shift the course o
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students selected as Dean’s medalists will graduate in May with diplomas in their hands and opportunities ahead.
Three outstanding Arizona State University juniors who already are doing sophisticated research have won Goldwater Scholarships, the nation’s premier awards for undergraduates studying science, mat
Arizona State University is gearing up to produce more and better-prepared high school math teachers, addressing a critical need in classrooms around the state and the nation.
Students interested in pursuing the No.
Three Arizona State University professors, with multiple awards, honors and publications among them, are also distinguished by commitment to their students’ academic and professional success.
Matthew Brown, an Arizona State University physics and math major, has won the 2013-2014 Goldwater Scholarship.
Arizona State University is gearing up to produce more and better-prepared school teachers, addressing a critical need in classrooms around the state.
Julia Anglin plans to travel the world next summer in search of the most successful methods for teaching mathematics.
In an article published Dec.