News

Take a look around and discover ground-breaking research, cultural initiatives and exciting profiles about Herberger Institute faculty, staff and students.

Home / News + media

News and featured articles


More news

Guns — few issues evoke as much passion and raw emotion from almost all corners of society. No matter what your opinion of them is, they are a defining part of what it means to be an American....
How do you create a school that is inclusive, collaborative and equitable? That is the question The Design School at Arizona State University is asking design leaders across the country through...
Editor's note: This is part of a series investigating gun violence from many angles . It used to be that the idea of stepping up school security meant the hiring of a school resource officer or...
Marc Neveu will be joining The Design School in Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in fall 2018 as the new program head for the school’s innovative architecture...
If you had the opportunity to build your ideal career path at a pace and in a space tailor-made just for you — what would it look like? That was the question design students at Arizona State...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . For Kristin Antkoviak, plants and trees are one way to achieve social justice. Antkoviak, who is graduating with a...

Focus on Faculty


More focus on faculty

Chingwen Cheng, an assistant professor in landscape architecture in The Design School, received the Centennial Professorship Award from the Graduate and Professional Student Associate in April. The...
The third edition of “Design Portfolios: Presentation and Marketing for Interior Designers,” a textbook by Diane Bender, associate professor in The Design School, was released in February by...
Danielle Foushée , assistant professor in The Design School, was selected as one of 17 recipients of the 2017 artist research and development grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. She was...
Kenneth R. Brooks, a professor of landscape architecture in The Design School, was appointed to a new term on the Landscape Architectural Accrediting Board. His term lasts until 2019, and he was...

Student news


More student news

Paula Wheeler and Trish Nhan capped off their last year as graduate students in The Design School by winning the 2017 Vectorworks Design Scholarship. Vectorworks announced this summer that Wheeler,...
Mohammadamir Safari, an industrial design graduate student in the Design School, won the Gold student award in the 2017 European Product Design Award for Home Interior Products/ Interior Furniture....
Rian Newton , a design studies (design management) student in The Design School, helped design the dressing rooms for all the talent who performed during the Super Bowl halftime show in Houston,...

Alumni news


More alumni news

Zane Jones, who received his master’s degree in architecture from The Design School at in 2012, recently completed and passed his exams for licensing as an architect in Alaska and is a full member of...
Michelle Shelor, who received her Bachelor of Science in landscape architecture, was named Arizona Landscape Architect of the Year in early 2016 at the Arizona Chapter of the American Society of...
Tanner Wills , who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in industrial design in May, received a 2016 Student Merit Award from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). Universities and art...
Alba Rodriguez , who is completing concurrent master's degrees in landscape architecture and in urban design, was named the 2016 University Olmsted Scholar for Arizona State University....