About ASU Media Relations and Strategic Communications

Through our team of internal newsroom reporters and editors, media and public relations veterans
and a full-service creative team, we tell and share the stories of one of the largest public 
research universities in the country. Our goal is to create content for, distribute content
to, and manage relationships with internal and external 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.
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.
Peter Murrieta is an esteemed Emmy-winning writer and Deputy Director at the Sidney Poitier New American Film School.
Flavio Marsiglia is a Regents Professor at the School of Social Work. Marsiglia is an expert in substance abuse, prevention, intervention and health disparities.
Gabriel Shaibi is an associate professor and Southwest Borderlands Scholar in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. His research examines obesity-related health in high-risk and vulnerable populations.
Lindy Elkins-Tanton leads a top-ranked NASA discovery program, managing director and co-chair of the ASU Interplanetary Initiative and Principal Investigator of the Psyche mission. Elkins-Tanton is an expert in space exploration, planetary sciences and planetary geology.
Jim Bell is a professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration. Bell is an expert in space exploration, astronomy and planetary geoscience.
Aliria Muñoz Rascón is a master’s prepared registered nurse with over a decade of clinical experience working in oncology, medical-surgical and trauma ICU units. Her research focuses on health disparities and access to care.
Nicholas Pilarski is an associate professor in The Sidney Poitier New American Film School and School of Arts Media and Engineering. Pilarski is an award-winning filmmaker who co-creates interactive and emerging media.
Danielle Testa is an assistant professor in the School of Art. Testa is an expert in the relationship between people, products, and the surrounding environment.
Hendrik Bessembinder is a professor of finance at the W.P. Carey School of Business. He is an expert in trading costs, various financial markets and trading strategies.
Stavros Kavouras directs the Hydration Science Lab, where he studies the mechanisms by which water intake impacts health and performance.
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.

ASU in the media

The Arizona Republic

Why does Hispanic Heritage Month start in the middle of September?


The ASU Art Museum offers 'Arte para todos — Art for All'

USA Today

Here's everything we know about Taylor Swift psychology course offered at Arizona State


Ready to carve out a career in the exciting world of extended reality (XR)? These three degree and certificate programs can help

The New York Times

How to Work Out Safely in the Heat

Featured videos

NASA's Psyche Mission to an Asteroid: Official NASA Trailer

Join the journey as NASA’s Psyche mission team prepares for a targeted Oct. 5, 2023, launch to explore a unique metallic asteroid orbiting the sun between Mars and Jupiter.

Phoenix gets an emoji: Arizona State University (ASU)

 Phoenix is now the first city with an emoji, but the city of Phoenix is not what the new emoji was intended for. We spoke with ASU linguistics expert Kathryn Pruitt and ASU coding expert Yinong Chen on what this means for communication.

LaTasha Barnes on dance and hip-hop: Arizona State University (ASU)

LaTasha Barnes, assistant professor of dance, speaks on the genres of dance that inspired and became hip hop as well as the history of women’s role in hip hop dance.

Building the New American University: Arizona State University (ASU)

In the past 20 years, ASU has transformed into the New American University - a comprehensive public research university advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.

Jacob Moore: Serving ASU’s Indigenous students and communities (ASU)

Jacob Moore is now Vice president and special advisor to the president for American Indian Affairs at Arizona State University.

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.