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Featured experts

ASU faculty whose expertise aligns with today’s headlines.
James Hodge is a national expert on emergency legal preparedness, obesity laws and policies, vaccination laws and public health information privacy.
Jill Messing's research includes intimate partner violence, risk assessment, domestic homicide and femicide.
Ariane Middel is an urban climatologist who studies the effects of Urban Heat Islands on the body and ways to keep peoples’ body temperatures down in moments of extreme heat.
Robert F. Ashcraft has a global reputation for his pioneering work to advance the understanding of and effective practice for leaders of nonprofit/philanthropic organizations.
Sanjeev Khagram is a world-renowned expert in global leadership, the international political economy, sustainable development and the data revolution
Nancy Selover's research focuses on weather, urban heat island, microclimate, and evaporation.
Arianne Cease is a sustainability scientist who is interested in improving sustainable ecosystem management and rural livelihoods. She investigates how human behavior can increase the likelihood of locust outbreaks.
Mark Stapp has been involved in planning, investing in, developing, and consulting on real estate for more than 30 years, with a focus on sustainable development.
Kristy Roschke is an expert in media literacy. Her work focuses on helping people find new ways of understanding and interacting with news information
Alexander Aviña is an expert in twentieth-century history, social movements and violence in Mexico. His current reseach explores the links between the political economy of narcotics, drug wars, and state violence in Mexico.
Katie Hinde investigates mother's milk and its impact on babies at the intersection of social, life and medical sciences.
Jennifer Vanos researches the measurement and modeling of atmospheric and physiologic parameters to understand links between urban climate, design, and human health.

ASU in the media

ABC 15

Could coronavirus permanently impact our 'daily commute' habits?

Az Family

Prep school in Phoenix successfully transitions to virtual learning

The Arizona Republic

Using robots to speed up testing, ASU hopes to open drive-thru coronavirus testing


Points Of View: The Toll The Coronavirus Is Taking On Our Mental Health

ABC 15

COVID-19 closes border, Valley family willing to risk a trip to Mexico to get medicine

Quick facts

ASU is No. 1 in the US for innovation

For the fifth straight year, U.S. News & World Report ranks ASU No. 1 on its “Most Innovative Schools” list, ahead of Stanford and MIT. ASU again topped the list based on a survey of peers: College presidents, provosts and admissions deans around the country nominated up to 10 colleges or universities that are making the most innovative improvements.

Top 1 percent of world's most prestigious universities

ASU is in the top 1 percent of the world's most prestigious universities as ranked by Times Higher Education in the only global performance tables that measure research-intensive universities across core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

A top producer of the world's elite scholars

ASU, Harvard, Stanford and the University of Chicago are the only four institutions in the nation with elite Rhodes, Marshall and Churchill scholarship winners. ASU’s six faculty and 15 student Fulbright scholars in the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program are yet another testament to the breadth and excellence of the university’s programs.

Among best graduate schools in the US

ASU graduate programs place among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2018 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings. Twenty-one graduate programs are top 10 in the country, ranking among the best schools for law, education, business, public affairs, fine arts and others.

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