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Arizona State University

 •  December 6, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency is partnering with Arizona State University’s Sustainable Purchasing Research Initiative, or SPRI, on a website designed to help organizations interested in eco-friendly purchasing. Sustainablepurchasing.issuelab.org features a searchable database of research articles related to “servicizing,” a concept that is...

Arizona State University

 •  November 30, 2017

ASU engineer breaking new ground on creative collaboration in construction project management
Mounir El Asmar’s work is having a growing impact on construction industry practices as he continues to push the boundaries of innovation in construction engineering and management.His research accomplishments and the value they are bringing to multiple...

Arizona State University

 •  November 1, 2017

In recognition of decades’ worth of service to teaching and research, Professor David Pijawka has been awarded the Distinguished Professional Planner Award by the American Planning Association’s Arizona Chapter. The award, presented during the chapter’s annual conference on Oct. 26, celebrates the latest achievement in Pijawka’s remarkable...

Arizona State University

 •  October 9, 2017

University Sustainability Practices makes it easy to green your event and office during campus sustainability month. Event hosts and office staff may participate in the ASU Sustainability Certification Program to receive a bronze, silver or gold certificate. “The new certification is more relevant and provides more supporting information,” said...

Arizona State University

 •  September 21, 2017

Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh of IHS Markit wins Lawrence R. Klein Award from ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business Will the current economic expansion break the longevity record? What does it mean for jobs, stocks, and interest rates? Nariman Behravesh says the disappointingly slow yet steady expansion of this decade may come to be viewed as a...

Arizona State University

 •  August 1, 2017

Orange Mall renovations mark a sustained improvement in the area around the Memorial Union on Arizona State University's Tempe campus and will be complete with the new Student Pavilion, opening in fall 2017. “More space for the community and the incorporation of nature benefits everyone in large and small ways," said Byron Sampson, associate...

Arizona State University

 •  July 27, 2017

Nancy Grimm, a professor in Arizona State University’s School of Life Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union. The AGU Fellows program recognizes members who have made exceptional contributions to Earth and space sciences.
“It is an honor to join such a great group,” Grimm said. “I am thrilled to be recognized for my...

Arizona State University

 •  July 13, 2017

Will this week’s high temperatures make it into the record book? Can we top 122 F? We don’t know yet, but as we move through this extreme heat spell, one thing is for certain, the unpredictability of the weather means records will continue to fall, says Randy Cerveny, an ASU President’s professor in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban...

Arizona State University

 •  July 5, 2017

Summertime's hot weather presents unique challenges to maintain flora on ASU's diverse campuses It's a summer Monday morning and Brian Johnson is making his usual rounds. The manager of Arizona State University's athletic grounds facilities has already inspected the school's soccer and lacrosse field and noted where some improvements could be made...

Arizona State University

 •  June 9, 2017

By Biomimicry is an approach to problem-solving that looks at how nature has already done it. In this philosophy, people create a sustainable lifestyle by observing how animals and plants have overcome obstacles in adapting to the environment. A new exhibit at the Tempe Center for the Arts, “Biomimicry: Nature Inspired Design,” explores the...