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2014

Arizona is one of the best locations for encountering petroglyphs – images carved into the surfaces of stones by past peoples.

Charis Royal may be an undergraduate, but she is already conducting research that could lead to improvements in disease detection and emergency response to pandemics.

A new exhibit at Pueblo Grande Museum highlights Hohokam pottery and recent findings regarding its pr

Maximilian Bourque has been a dancer for most of his life – 14 years to be exact. Tap is his forte.

Fiji’s Votua Village has been welcoming Arizona State University study abroad students for years, providing what is often the highlight of a program that focuses on

As the founder of the Archaeology of the Human Experience (AHE), Arizona State University professor Michelle Hegmon is working to bring out the human element in a discipline that often neglects the

Arizona State University archaeologist Glen Rice has won the 2014 Don D. and Catherine S.

A recent excavation led by Sergio Gomez of Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History revealed numerous artifacts and three new chambers at the ancient site of Teotihuacan.

Before leaving Zimbabwe to study at Arizona State University, Charity Bhebhe had already made a positive impact on her community by volunteering in children’s homes and selling baked goods to fund

To avoid the spread of Ebola and far worse scenarios, quick and forceful implementation of control interventions are necessary, according to new research published Oct.

Arizona State University professor emeritus Donald Morris passed away at his home Aug. 30, 2014. He was 85.

The wave of Ebola sweeping over West Africa is not moving as quickly as many previous epidemics, according to Arizona State University associate professor Gerardo Chowell-Puente.

Arizona State University is on a mission to empower its students to enact powerful and positive social change.

New research from Arizona State University and the University of Tokyo that analyzes transmission rates of Ebola in West African countries shows how rapidly the disease is spreading.

Editor's Note: Growing up, ASU student Erin Barton and her brother often accompanied their archaeologist parents on research excursions.

West Africa is being ravaged by the largest ever outbreak of Ebola, a disease with a death rate of up to 90 percent.

Keeping kids healthy is Jason Gillette’s business.

The influence of friends seems stronger in prompting adolescents to start smoking than in urging them to quit.

As a college student studying anthropology, Michael Barton wanted to understand how people as a society impact the environment, and how the environment impacts society.

Late last month, an isolated Amazon tribe finally made contact with a team of Brazilian scientists after being sighted by area villagers for weeks.

Christopher Morehart is an academic who thinks outside the box.

In the last 15 years, around seven million Brazilians have been sickened by the mosquito-borne virus known as dengue, or breakbone, fever.

Urban anthropologist Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman is passionate about people and public spaces – and bringing them together.

Southeast Asia is about as far as one can get – geographically and culturally – from Iceland, where Hjorleifur Jonsson was born and raised.

The character and history of Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood are at the core of a recent Boston Globe article by Carlo Rotella, author and director of American studies at Boston College.

Arizona State University anthropologist Casandra Hernandez has been named one of Phoenix New Times’ 1

The achievements of Arizona State University archaeologist Geoffrey Clark were lauded at a symposium this April at the 79th annual meeting of the Society for American

“When you have life experiences where you are often treated differently because of some aspect of your identity, a place where you are treated equal to everyone else – and that treatment is positiv

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