For prehistoric Southwest peoples, ceramic art was more than something to set on a shelf and admire.

Erika Camacho is one of many former students of the legendary Jaime Escalante who have gone on to find success, in great part, no doubt, because of his influence.

Lyle Balenquah is a Hopi archaeologist who has worked with the National Park Service, the Museum of Northern Arizona and the Hopi Tribe.

When Elinor Ostrom won the 2009 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, it was not all that surprising considering her well-respected body of work.

Influenza surveillance mechanisms in Mexico were adequate during the fast-spreading H1N1 outbreak in 2009, yet Mexico did not have the infrastructure to quickly identify the emergence of this novel

January rains should bring forth a bounty of wildflowers, and you won’t have to drive very far to see them.

Shelley Rasmussen drives 50 miles each way for her one-day-a-week job – and she gets no pay.

People looking for a way to positively change the world now have another opportunity to do so with the advent of ASU’s master’s degree program in global health, which explores the connections betwe

The Brazilian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo recently highlighted the work of an international team of researchers who examined the trajectory of influenza in Brazil.

With 43 alumni serving in 32 countries, Arizona State University has earned a spot on the annual list of “Peace Corps Top Colleges and Universities.” ASU ranks No.

This month, a unique traveling photography exhibit by children comes to the ASU Museum of Anthropology.


BBC Mundo has posted on their Web site a Spanish-language article and video about the urban heat island effect.

What began as a desire to change the world for the better has resulted in a pioneering accomplishment by 21-year-old Mackenzie Cotlow. On Dec.

Arizona State University Research Professor Elinor Ostrom, a political scientist and recipient of the 2009 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, was recognized with other Nobel laureates durin

Arizona State University Research Professor Elinor Ostrom, in Stockholm this week to receive the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, an honor she will share with Oliver E.

Adaptive vaccination strategies, based on age patterns of hospitalizations and deaths monitored in real-time during the early stages of a pandemic, outperform seasonal influenza vaccination allocat

Arizona State University archaeologist C.

A baby's sleep position is the best predictor of a misshapen skull condition known as deformational plagiocephaly – or the development of flat spots on an infant's head – according to findings repo

Claude Levi-Strauss, who died at the age of 100 on Oct.

How forms of wealth perpetuate economic inequality over generations is at the heart of a new study by 26 anthropologists, statisticians and economists, including an Arizona State University profess

Arizona State University has topped $300 million in research expenditures for the first time in its school history.

The Deer Valley Rock Art Center, an archaeology museum located in northwest Phoenix, is pleased to invite you to a free lecture Nov. 7 at 1 p.m. at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center.

A recent trip to Modena, Italy brought two countries, two institutions, two educational systems together.

“For the first time in history, we are experiencing the ‘brain drain’ that other countries have experienced,” says ASU Regents’ Professor and Joaquin Bustoz Jr.

Humans are overstepping environmentally safe ‘Planetary Boundaries'

Editor’s Note: This profile is one in a series that highlights Arizona State University’s 2008 and 2009 Regents’ Professors.