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The energy at the second annual Herberger Institute Day was electric — so electric that after four solid hours of almost 100 creative workshops at Herberger Institute’s five schools and art museum,...
It’s a Tuesday afternoon, and on the third floor of the Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix, a group of second-year Mayo Clinic students are learning to walk — or perhaps more accurately, re-learning...
Family is the most important thing to people who live in the Gila River Indian Community, and the houses they live in should reflect that reality. That was the key concept that members of the...
An unprecedented production of Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass.” An exhibition featuring ASU Art Museum’s Andy Warhol collection. A musical about religion, identity and dinosaurs. The 2018-19 season at...
The bonds between Arizona State University and its partners in Mexico over the past few years are producing large-scale research that will help millions of people as well as small projects to assist...
A lack of sustainable energy sources in far-flung underdeveloped regions is among the most daunting roadblocks to quality of life still plaguing much of the world. The challenge is not only...

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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...

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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,...

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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....