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Featured experts

ASU faculty whose expertise aligns with today’s headlines.
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.
Swapna Reddy specializes in U.S. health care policy and law, with a focus on the Affordable Care Act; how policy can be used to improve health care equity and access; and women’s, children’s and minority health issues.
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.
Nancy Selover's research focuses on weather, urban heat island, microclimate, and evaporation.
Dustin Pardini is a national expert in firearm use and injury among young people as well as substance use. He also studies how young people develop anti-social behavior.
Sarah Lindstrom Johnson's research focuses on public and community health for prevenention of violent behavior.
Adam Fine studies how young people form perceptions of law enforcement.
Greg Asner is an ecologist known for his exploratory and applied research on ecosystems and climate change at regional to global scales.

ASU in the media

The Arizona Republic

Satellite built by students soars to space on mission to map heat in Phoenix, other cities

Az Family

ASU's new space exploration mission with SPARCS preps for launch

The Washington Post

Want to cut down on animal products but just can’t give up bacon? Reducetarians won’t judge.

Chamber Business News

ASU and Sprint collaborate to reach millions of students through 5G and IoT

ABC News

NBC's Lester Holt to get Walter Cronkite journalism award

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.

News from ASU

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