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Arizona State University

 •  November 1

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Samson Szeto, communications program coordinator of LightWorks at Arizona State University, has been named to the 2017 GreenBiz 30 under 30 list. Greenbiz’s 30 under 30 honors young corporate sustainability professionals who strive to make an impact in their workplace and in the world, and Szeto’s work is doing just that. Szeto, who graduated from...

Bryan Brayboy and Kenja Hassan receive 2017 AAAED Rosa Parks Award It’s not every day one’s name is mentioned in the same breath as the name Rosa Parks. It’s also not every one who has the honor of sharing that space with the late civil rights icon. Arizona State University has two names being added to that space. Bryan Brayboy and Kenja Hassan are...