About ASU Media Relations and Strategic Communications

We tell and share the stories of one of the largest public research universities in the country through our
team of internal reporters and editors, media and public relations veterans, and a full-service
creative team. Our goal is to create content for, distribute content to, and create relationships 
with audiences around the globe. 

Email us at mediarelations@asu.edu or call us at [CURRENT_PHONE]

Featured experts

Scroll through our list of ASU faculty whose expertise aligns with today’s headlines and global conversations. Click on the experts' names to learn more about their expertise and recent media articles.
Anamitra Pal is an associate professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. Pal is an expert in energy systems and electrical engineering.
Punam Ohri-Vachaspati is a professor in the College of Health Solutions. Her work explores the disparities surrounding nutrition within schools and communities.
Pope Moseley is a research professor in the College of Health Solutions. Moseley is a lung and intensive care physician and biomedical sciences researcher.
Ariane Middel is an assistant professor in the School of Arts, Media and Engineering. 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.
Randy Cerveny is a meteorologist specializing in data analytics for extreme weather events. Cerveny is a President’s professor of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning.
Heather Ross holds a joint appointment in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Her expertise is in healthcare practice and technology policy.
Stavros Kavouras directs the Hydration Science Lab, where he studies the mechanisms by which water intake impacts health and performance.
Krystal Tsosie is an assistant professor in the School of Life Sciences. Tsosie is an Indigenous geneticist and bioethicist who studies health disparities as it relates to Indigenous peoples and communities.
Lev Gonick is the Enterprise Chief Information Officer at Arizona State University. An educator, technologist, and smart city architect, he has been teaching, working, and living on the Net for more than 25 years.
Floris Wardenaar is an assistant professor of sports nutrition in the College of Health Solutions. Wardenaar is a sports nutritionist whose interests include athlete hydration, particularly in hot climates; dietary supplements and new feeding concepts for athletes.
Leah Gerber is a professor of conservation science in the School of Life Sciences and founding director of the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes. Gerber is an expert in ecosystems, science policy and conservation.
Irasema Coronado is the director and professor of the School of Transborder Studies. She is an expert on human rights on the U.S.-Mexico border.

ASU in the media


Stay safe while hiking in the heat by following this advice from experts

ABC News

Is air conditioning enough? Why extreme heat can still put you at risk

AZ Family

Mobile health center offering prenatal care to underserved communities in Phoenix


Learn what ASU lab is doing to help tackle Arizona's extreme heat at June 22 event


Heat doesn't just kill alone — it can make heart attack, strokes, dementia and menopause worse

Featured videos

Magic Johnson visits ASU

Magic Johnson visited ASU to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s 1964 visit to the Tempe campus. Johnson delivered an inspiring message, emphasizing the ongoing significance of Dr. King’s message of equality and justice, and donated $125,000 to support university initiatives.

Graham Rossini – ASU Athletics’ new leader for a new era

Graham Rossini, chief business officer of Sun Devil Athletics and a veteran of more than 20 years in sports business at the MLB and Power 5 level, will be named today as Arizona State University’s next athletic director.

Congratulations, ASU graduates!

Arizona State University graduates celebrate their achievements during the joyous spring 2024 commencement ceremonies.

Eco-chic sustainable fashion contest

The ASU Humanities Lab course produced a fashion show where eight talented student designers presented 20 innovative designs, blending high fashion with sustainability, challenging the stereotypes of eco-friendly clothing.

Surgeon general on the importance of connections

Dr. Vivek H. Murthy visited Arizona State University on a national tour focusing on student health.


Quick facts

ASU is No. 1 in the US for innovation

For the eighth 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.