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Supporters Raise More Than $60,000 For Family Of Cleveland Shooting Victim

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 04.18.2017 | Black Voices

Support is pouring in for the family of Robert Godwin, the 74-year-old victim gunned down in Cleveland on a video posted to Facebook on Sunday. Arizon...

Undocumented Student Who Posted Viral Tax Form Selfie Asks Trump For His Receipts

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.28.2017 | Latino Voices

Belén Sisa recently did what many Americans are doing this time of the year: she paid her taxes. But when she posted a selfie with her tax form, it w...

Researchers Are Studying Fecal Transplant As A Potential Treatment For Autism

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.01.2017 | Healthy Living

To treat brain disorders like autism, scientists increasingly are targeting a different part of the body: the gut. Imbalances in the gut microbiome ...

Former DEA Agents Rally In Support Of Marijuana Legalization In Arizona

The Huffington Post | Emily Tate | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics

Two unlikely proponents of marijuana legalization stopped by Arizona State University Wednesday to campaign on behalf of Proposition 205, the state’...

Will the new Ghostbusters movie help address the lack of women in STEM?

Phil Simon | Posted 07.19.2016 | Education
Phil Simon

Today's political climate is remarkably contentious. Disagreement is rapid and downright vitriolic. To be sure, Americans agree on relatively few thin...

Mortar is Messy: Online Tech Fills in the Higher Ed Brick Walls

Jason Schmitt | Posted 05.24.2016 | Education
Jason Schmitt

Morgan Richards, a 31-year-old mother of three, is a trendsetter in her pursuit of a university degree.

We Don't Talk Much About Nanotechnology Risks Anymore, but That Doesn't Mean They're Gone

The Conversation US | Posted 03.30.2017 | Technology
The Conversation US

The worries that even nanotech proponents had in the early 2000s about possible health and environmental risks - and their impact on investor and consumer confidence - seem to have evaporated. So what's changed?

Peering Into War's Foggy Future

Brian Wagner | Posted 03.16.2017 | World
Brian Wagner

Anyone who attended New America and Arizona State University's "Future of War" conference and sought a clear vision of the future was in for disappointment. The picture that emerged from a fast-moving series of panels, interviews, and TED-style talks was one of muddled uncertainty.

Johnny Depp Calls Donald Trump A 'Brat' In A Room Full Of Cheering People

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 03.13.2016 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp hasn't been one to shy away from poking fun at Donald Trump, so when he was asked about the ratings-obsessed presidential hopeful during a...

Astoria Characters: The Gal of Grand Gestures

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.08.2017 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It's too hard to sit still, and there's no point to it. Life equals kinetic energy, which is why Verunka Vlkova-Fierro plugs in the 6-foot-long sign as soon as she makes her entrance into the living room.

Here's What We Know About The Contagion Of Mass Shootings

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.04.2015 | Science

In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting in the U.S. -- the 351st in the 336 days so far this year -- a visibly weary President Barack Obama addr...

Time for Higher Ed Partnerships to 'Prove it'

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 08.26.2016 | College
Julian L. Alssid

Recently, my organization, College for America at Southern New Hampshire University, has been getting a fair amount of press about our recently announced partnership with Anthem, Inc.: Accredited college degree programs for 50,000 eligible workers, at no cost, if they want it.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Carol J. Carter | Posted 08.19.2016 | College
Carol J. Carter

Shantanu Bala doesn't like being called self-motivated, but from wherever he gets it, the 21-year-old ASU graduate has motivation in scads.

First Nighter: Deborah Zoe Laufer's 'Informed Consent' Gets Awfully Cute About Troubled Genomes

David Finkle | Posted 08.18.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

Playwright Deborah Zoe Laufer and director Liesl Tommy want to assure you that science can be fun. In pursuit of the noble aim they've gone way out of their way to demonstrate that conviction while putting together Laufer's Informed Consent.

How to Dramatically Slash the Cost of College Education

Sramana Mitra | Posted 05.12.2016 | College
Sramana Mitra

The exorbitant cost of higher education is a recurrent topic of conversation, concern, and discontent these days. Against that backdrop, an announcement from edX and Arizona State University caught my attention last week.

The Education Innovators

Steven M. Gillon | Posted 06.23.2015 | Education
Steven M. Gillon

There has been lots of talk the past few years about the coming "disruption" in higher education. Technology, critics suggest, will present traditional colleges and universities with daunting challenges. Some have estimated that half will be forced to close their doors in the next 15 years.

The Health Coach Demystified

Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN

While there are many graduates of this program doing truly incredible work and mindfully using their added value education, there are far too many who are misrepresenting their expertise.

Professors' Rights to Free Speech at Risk Nationwide

Susan Kruth | Posted 01.25.2015 | College
Susan Kruth

For free speech advocates, the university's decision to renege on its agreement to hire Salaita reached its nadir with Chancellor Phyllis Wise's half-baked invocation of "civility" as some kind of justification for ditching the professor.

ASU Installing Prescription Med Vending Machines On Campus | Posted 11.18.2014 | College

Arizona State University will become the first college in the United States to install a vending machine for prescription drugs–it’s called InstyM...

Fast Food Marketing Disproportionately Targets Kids In Black Neighborhoods: Study

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business

Kids are a lucrative prize for the fast food industry: Studies have found that kids can form strong bonds with certain brands, and that those bonds ca...

Arizona State Student Senator Impeached for Talking to the Press Without Telling Superiors

Dan Reimold | Posted 12.29.2014 | College
Dan Reimold

Student government strikes again! The Tempe Undergraduate Student Government (USG) at Arizona State University has impeached one of its own members for talking to The State Press campus newspaper without first giving USG leaders a heads-up.

The 10 Universities With The Largest Student Populations

us news | Susannah Snider | Posted 09.29.2014 | College

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students...

At ASU, Even Cops Get In On The Beer Pong Games | Posted 09.26.2014 | College

In case you forgot that everyone in ASU likes to party, check out these policemen taking a celebrity shot in a game of beer pong. The photos come to y...

The Top 14 Up And Coming Colleges

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 09.23.2014 | College

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County topped this year's list of Up and Coming Schools from U.S. News. U.S. News determines these schools b...

Worst Fan Ever Pops Crowd's Beach Ball During Football Game, Applauds Himself

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.03.2014 | College

Don't invite this guy to your beach party -- or any sort of party, for that matter -- unless you're in urgent need of a party pooper. During the A...