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2016

June

In January 2000, the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia, signed a deal to privatize its water supply.

Kent Johnson is a graduate student at ASU’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change (SHESC).

Arizona State University has no shortage of high-achieving Sun Devils making their mark on the world — and being recognized for it.

In a nondescript building in an industrial area of Tempe, one room crackles with treasures of the ancient Southwest.

May

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Anne C. Stone is something of a renaissance woman when it comes to anthropology.

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2016 commencement.

April

Janet Franklin has had quite a year: After having been elected to the National Academy of Sciences two years ago, in June 2015 she was selected as an Arizona State University Regents' Professor and

On Tuesday, May 10, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest-achieving students from the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities at t

Sometime between 2,800 and 2,500 years ago, just before the city-state of Athens was born, about 150 people in shackles were thrown into a burial pit in a Greek port city.

March

You’ve come a long way, ASU.

Michael Smith begins his new book, “At Home With the Aztecs: An Archaeologist Uncovers Their Daily Life,” by discussing what the Aztecs weren’t: blood-mad maniacs compulsively slicing off heads or

For Eva Jeffers, one of the best things about instructing children in India is the teaching.

The hardest thing?

The teaching.

Arizona State University graduate Allison Weidemann is spending a year in Turkey, where she has been embraced by the community.

Ashley Hagaman has lived through one of the most devastating disasters of the decade while doing research in Nepal.

Upon first thought, the idea of math combating violent crime seems unlikely, at best. Can an algorithm be more effective than a SWAT team with a battering ram?

The general consensus is that more information is better for everyone.

Ever have one of those (usually late-night) conversations about whether a grizzly bear could beat a great white shark in a fight? Or a lion vs. a gorilla?

February

What regulates the size of an organism’s teeth? The reduced size of our back teeth, or molars, is one of the defining attributes separating modern humans from hominins (our extinct relatives).

Coinciding with Charles Darwin’s birthday weekend, ASU’s evolutionary medicine leadership was prominently showcased at the world’s largest general scientific meeting, the 2016 American Association

Abby York grew up in Wisconsin, on land where her family has operated a dairy farm since the 1800s.

Kevin Langergraber has been studying chimpanzees in the wild for 15 years.

Trying to solve the many problems of the world can seem overwhelming, but three Arizona State University teams are showing that social progress and business can go hand in hand.

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