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2016 Sun Devil Giving Day

March 17, 2016

This March 18, join the thousands of Sun Devil alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, and friends who will come together to show their support for ASU on Sun Devil Giving Day, a 24-hour online fundraising event.

How Do We Hear?

March 16, 2016

As you hike across a grassy field, the wind picks up and pushes against you. When you walk down the street, a bus passes by, blowing air and dust into your face. In the air all around you are small floating particles called air molecules. We only really notice these when the air moves enough for it to feel windy or breezy, but air molecules move all the time.

ASU education, public affairs among big gains in US News rankings

March 15, 2016

Arizona State University’s education and public affairs graduate programs broke into the top 15 and joined the university’s law school and fine arts program in jumping to higher spots in the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report, which were released Tuesday. All four of those graduate schools ranked within the top 25 in the nation and were the...

This is how you get kids to eat veggies

February 29, 2016

What’s the best way to get school kids to eat their fruits and veggies? Well, a team of ASU health researchers discovered it’s all about where you place the salad bar. “Past studies looked at whether students attending schools with salads ate more fruits and vegetables at lunch compared to schools without them,” said Marc A. Adams, an assistant professor...

ASU Doctor of Behavioral Health Joins PCORI Integrated Health Study

February 22, 2016

The Arizona State University Doctor of Behavioral Health program in collaboration with multiple Banner Health primary care clinics will take part in a national study of integrated behavioral health under the University of Vermont and Patient Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI) grant

The key to healthy hearing

February 16, 2016

What does going deaf sound like? Many people don’t think about hearing loss until it has progressed far enough to become a burden. But there are steps you can take to preserve your hearing throughout the most crucial decades of your life. Tracey Schnick, manager of Clinical Business Services in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science, provided details regarding...

Diving into downtown at Night of the Open Door

February 14, 2016

Night of the Open Door — five free events over the course of February — opens ASU's world to the public and shows off what each campus has to offer. On Friday, the Downtown Phoenix campus had its turn, welcoming visitors to step behind a news anchor desk, handle real body parts, learn about infant health, explore ASU's saltwater-aquarium lab...

A new way to battle obesity

January 27, 2016

Obesity rates in the United States continue to skyrocket from decade to decade. And while awareness for this issue has been growing in recent years, so have the waistlines of many Americans. As part of the effort to combat this health epidemic, ASU has created a Master of Science in Obesity Prevention and Management program that aims to equip health...

ASU to join consortium aimed at increasing number, diversity of STEM students

January 26, 2016

Arizona State University has been chosen as a Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) site joining a multi-university consortium dedicated to increasing the number and diversity of college graduates in STEM fields while also improving graduation rates. Made possible by a grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, the VIP program takes a unique approach to involving students...