President Obama named an Arizona State University program – the Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute – as a recipient of the 2011 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics
Over the past two summers Madeline Sands, an undergraduate student at ASU, has conducted pivotal community health and medical anthropology research in Guatemala.
Arizona State University (ASU) and California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) will help produce the next generation of experts trained in the skills and equipped with the tools to assist peopl
According to Arizona State University archaeologist Saburo Sugiyama, the ancient city of Teotihuacan was laid out using a standard measurement unit of 32.68 inches (83 centimeters).
Arizona State University archaeologist Michael E. Smith has built a reputation as a leading name in Mesoamerican archaeology over the years.
Three Arizona State University professors have been named as Outstanding Doctoral Mentors 2011 by the Graduate College: Carlos Castillo-Chavez, a Regents’ Professor and Joaquin Bustoz Jr.
Since graduating from Arizona State University in 2007 with a doctorate in anthropology, Christine Lee has made a name for herself in the field of bioarchaeology.
The catalyst for John "Jake" Lulewicz’s interest in anthropology was the first trip he took outside the USA.
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
Arizona State University archaeologist George Cowgill is one of the world’s leading authorities on the great pre-Aztec city of Teotihuacan.
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.
In 2009, James C.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
An article in the June 2011 issue of the journal Nature addresses why and how researchers should help their postdocs with job searches.
Centuries ago, in central Arizona, the Hohokam created the largest system of canals in prehistoric North America.
ASU scientists sign Stockhold Memorandum, call for global sustainability action