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Featured experts

ASU faculty whose expertise aligns with today’s headlines.
Joshua LaBaer is the executive director of the Biodesign Institute and leads ASU's COVID-19 research efforts. LaBaer is an expert in biomarker diagnostics, proteomics, and COVID-19 testing and vaccine efforts.
Mara Aspinall is a professor of practice in the College of Health Solutions. Aspinall is an expert in biomedical diagnostics, biomedicine and medical diagnostic devices.
Edward Maguire is a professor in the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice. Maguire is an expert on protests, violence and policing.
Sonja Klinsky is an associate professor in the School of Sustainability. Klinsky is an expert in climate change policy, environmental justice, and public policy.
Greg Autry is a clinical professor of space policy and business at the Thunderbird School of Global Management and an affiliate with ASU’s Interplanetary Initiative. Autry is an expert in entrepreneurship, macroeconomics and space policy.
Swapna Reddy is clinical associate professor in the ASU College of Health Solutions. Reddy is an expert in U.S. health care policy and law, and health equity.
Adam Fine is an assistant professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Fine is an expert in the perception of law enforcement and how that differs across political affiliation, race and youth.
Karen Bradshaw is a professor of law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. Bradshaw is an expert on environmental law, wildlife advocacy and natural resources law.
Hitendra Chaturvedi is a professor of practice at the W. P. Carey School of Business. Chaturvedi is an expert in supply chain management, entrepreneurship and venture capital.
Linda Elkins-Tanton is the vice president of the ASU Interplanetary Initiative, a professor in the School Of Earth and Space Exploration, and she is the Principal Investigator of the NASA Psyche mission. Elkins-Tanton is an expert in space exploration, planetary sciences and planetary geology.
James Hodge is a professor of law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. Hodge is a national expert on emergency legal preparedness, obesity laws and policies, vaccination laws and public health information privacy.
Jennifer Vanos is an assistant professor in the School of Sustainability in the College of Global Futures. Vanos is an expert in extreme heat and air pollution and related health impacts on vulnerable populations, such as children and athletes.

ASU in the media

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Pinal Central

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Education Week

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Featured videos

Building communities through social embeddedness: Arizona State University (ASU)

Through social embeddedness, ASU connects with community partners to work on shared goals, to build stronger more interconnected communities.

Becoming Sparky: Arizona State University (ASU)

ASU mascot Sparky was designed by artist and former Disney employee Berk Anthony in the late 1940s but didn’t appear “in the flesh” until 1951. Played by gymnast, former Marine, and ASU student Dick Jacobs, he performed dangerous stunts that would be forbidden today. 

Meet Charmaine Chui, ASU's youngest law student: Arizona State University (ASU)

Charmaine Chui, 16, is the youngest law student in the history of the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. In fall 2021, Chui started pursuing a Juris Doctor at ASU Law with a full scholarship and designation as an O'Connor Fellow.

Worst referee ever? Science explains why they're probably right: Arizona State University (ASU)

ASU researcher Michael McBeath, explains how the science of audio/visual perception impacts how referees make calls.


Applying for FAFSA, What you need to know: Devils in the Details : Arizona State University (ASU)

Need help paying for college? FAFSA applications are now being accepted. We answer some of the most common questions related to financial aid and scholarship opportunities at ASU.

Quick facts

ASU is No. 1 in the US for innovation

For the sixth 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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