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Research supports the ump, viewing distance to a close play is critical in making the right call

October 24, 2018 The game of baseball unfolds slowly, over nine innings and over the course of three hours or more and yet it can reach a critical junction in a blink of an eye. A player’s foot hits the base just as the sound of a ball hitting a mitt. The ump yells “Yer out!” And fans everywhere in the stands, watching on TV begin to question the umps judgement.

New report shows three times more men than women commit suicide in Arizona

October 8, 2018 A new report from the ASU Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety and the Arizona Violent Death Reporting System details suicides in Arizona, examining the characteristics of the victims and the circumstances of their deaths.

Philanthropic gift establishes Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions

October 1, 2018 Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions renaming launches ASU college into new era.

ASU ranked most innovative school in US for the fourth straight time

September 10, 2018

For the fourth year in a row, Arizona State University has been named the most innovative school in the nation, recognizing a mindset of innovation across the institution which has led to a culture of groundbreaking research and partnerships, as well as its commitment to helping students thrive in college and beyond.

First nationwide study shows the environmental costs of contact lenses

August 19, 2018 Every year, about 45 million Americans rely on contact lenses to see the world more clearly. This $2.7 billion U.S. market has made contact lenses more comfortable and disposable. Every day, these plastic lenses are tossed away by consumers in various ways, perhaps without much thought to their ultimate environmental fate.

Designing the computational architecture of the future

July 24, 2018

An Arizona State University research team seeks to create a new framework for designing and building advanced computing platforms that will circumvent the power constraints that exist in a growing range of technologies.

Pat Tillman Foundation selects two ASU student veterans as Tillman Scholars

June 6, 2018 Two Arizona State University graduate student veterans passionate about making a positive impact in society have been named Tillman Scholars for the class of 2018, the Pat Tillman Foundation announced Wednesday.

ASU is a top 100 university globally for research and teaching

May 31, 2018

Arizona State University has been recognized by Times Higher Education (THE) as one of the top 100 most powerful global universities for research and teaching. THE’s World Reputation Rankings employ the world’s largest invitation-only academic opinion survey to provide the definitive list of the top-ranked universities, based on the judgement of senior academics.

LACMA and ASU launch partnership to advance a new generation of art museum leaders and a more inclusive museum field

May 8, 2018 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the largest encyclopedic art museum in the western United States,and the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University (ASU), the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the nation, are launching a partnership to establish and develop a program that combines academic training and work experience to advance the careers.

EPICS High School gives AZ students tools to change the world

April 22, 2018 With the support of ASU engineering program, middle and high schoolers design solutions for specific needs of community agencies.