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Arizona State University global health juniors Annie Carson and Nirali Patel, both winners of the 2015 Circumnavigator Award, will travel over summer to six countries for an independent research pr


Large urban centers tend to be laid out similarly, and according to a recent study, they also tend to follow the same patterns of growth – and have since ancient times.

Arizona State University alum Blake Thomson has been named one of 40 Gates Cambridge Scholars from the U.S.

Mummies excavated nearly a century ago are yielding new information about past lifeways through work conducted in Arizona State University’s Arch


The first historic study of risk of death linked to the survival of skull fracture was recently conducted by an international research team.

Arizona State University and the Santa Fe Institute (SFI) will officially launch a research and educational collaboration to advance understanding of problems that stretch across complex biological

Renowned cultural anthropologist H.

Five Arizona State University undergraduates have been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.



As a freshman, Cecilia Chou knew that she wanted to study piano performance. She’d been playing since the age of three, and her mother and sister before her had both studied piano.

Arizona State University undergrads Annie Carson and Nirali Patel have been named 2015 Circumnavigator Award winners.

Arizona State University’s applied mathematics for the life and social sciences program is designed to equip students to use math modeling and computation in the resolution of real-world problems.

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.

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

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.


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.

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