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Getting a grasp on violence

Thomas Dishion studies the foundations of aggression in the hopes of predicting and reducing it. He says that our connections with others play a key role in our propensity for violence.

ASU entrepreneurs brew up innovation

The 2016 Edson Student Entrepreneurship Initiative Cohort is a diverse group with a common goal of making real impact in the local and global community.

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Building on nature’s foundation

How can we make infrastructure safer and more dependable? ASU engineers and scientists are using natural systems as a guide.

ASU s Future H2O is changing the narrative about water

ASU's Future H2O is changing the narrative about water

A new ASU initiative called Future H2O is changing the narrative about water from one of scarcity to one of abundance and creating opportunity for change at scale for regional, national and global water systems

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The Knowledge Enterprise

ASU Knowledge Enterprise Development advances research, innovation, strategic partnerships, entrepreneurship and economic development at ASU, in Arizona and globally.

 

A LEGACY OF DISCOVERY

From the mountains of Mars to vents on the deep ocean floor, Arizona State University researchers have explored far and wide over the past 20 years, when the university received a Research I designation from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The designation ranks ASU among a select group of universities for the volume and quality of our research efforts.

This timeline tells the story of some of ASU’s biggest discoveries and innovations since then. But we aren’t resting on our laurels! Check back regularly to see what new advances we add in the future.