News

2011

Arizona State University archaeologist George Cowgill is one of the world’s leading authorities on the great pre-Aztec city of Teotihuacan.

Last fall, the Journal of Policy History made the front page of the New York Times when historian Susan Reverby revealed in a forthcoming article in the j

Each year, the National Science Foundation’s Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) program provides funding for scientists, educators and engineers to study significant ways in which

How do Native American tribes develop their lands for economic gain, yet still try to maintain their native culture?

Arizona State University global health student Blake Thomson is not only a new member of Phi Beta Kappa, but also an aspiring doctor who has already embarked on the path to his dreams of making the

For Shauna BurnSilver, an ecological anthropologist at Arizona State University, the most valuable social science research combines strong science and real partnerships in a collaborative process.

Unearthed documents from the Aztecs, such as the newly found Tepetlaoxtoc census, are significant in “show[ing] the Mesoamericans’ prowess in fields outside astronomy,” said Michael Smith, an archa

Anyone who has ever wondered who made the rock art in the Southwest, what tools they used, and what the designs mean will want to take a five-session class, beginning Oct.

The Scientist’s Tia Ghose recently took a close look at a study of the bacterium responsible for the Black Death, published in the August 29 edition of the Proceedings of the National

Passionate about language and culture, Eric Johnson has gone on to reach a high point in the anthropological world after spending years in the field of education.

The YouBeauty.com website used research findings from an Arizona State University study to start a discussion about “fat-stigma.” Assistant research e

Women harbor a fat-stigma even though their family and closest friends may not judge them as “fat,” according to findings by Arizona State University social scientists.

August is Teacher Appreciation Month at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center.

In the 5th century AD – long before the Aztecs – Teotihuacan, in central Mexico, was one of the largest cities in the world and the capital of a realm that far outstripped distant Maya centers.

Kristin Hsueh graduated from Arizona State University in 2010 with not one, not two, but three undergraduate degrees.

After receiving his undergraduate degree, Bill Thomas took some time off to see the world and discovered a passion for wild lands and a desire to protect them.

Centuries ago, in central Arizona, the Hohokam created the largest system of canals in prehistoric North America.

An article in the June 2011 issue of the journal Nature addresses why and how researchers should help their postdocs with job searches.

ASU scientists sign Stockhold Memorandum, call for global sustainability action

It was an unusual career path for Carlos Castillo-Chavez, an Arizona State University Regents’ Professor and mathematical epidemiologist. 

What’s to do on a summer evening in the Valley of the Sun?

Schools were closed, restaurants shuttered and large public gatherings cancelled.

Seven years ago, Arizona State University’s Department of Anthropology began its transformation into the ASU School of Human Evolution and Social Change.

Arizona State University biological anthropology professor Alexandra Brewis addresses the trade-offs for being tall on the "Room for Debate" page of the New York Times.

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