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$3M grant supports education and training on smart cities

The National Science Foundation grant will help ASU launch a graduate research training program that prepares students to become leaders in shaping citizen-centered smart cities in a human-centric way.

ASU names new VP of research

Cindy Sagers, formerly of Oregon State University, will join ASU as the new vice president of research in September.

Panchanathan appointed VP of National Academy of Inventors

Sethuraman Panchanathan has been appointed vice president of the National Academy of Inventors to strategically advance research, innovation, entrepreneurship and education through invention.

Pride and Prejudice and roller derby: Q & A with Devoney Looser

Catch up with ASU professor Devoney Looser about her new book tracing Jane Austen’s rise to fame and the role the author has played in her own life – including her wardrobe.

The value of science in society: Q&A with Sethuraman Panchanathan

As he approached his 40th birthday, ASU chief research and innovation officer Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan asked himself a question: “How do I want to spend the rest of my life?”

ASU KEDtalk: What soap leaves behind

Some soaps leave a residue that reaches far beyond your shower door. Rolf Halden tells us about the unexpected consequences of our obsession with antimicrobials and where we go from here.

Glass act

From glass birdhouses to hanging vacuum chambers, ASU glassblower Christine Roeger creates customized tools for researchers.

ASU KEDtalk: Why are dogs special?

Lots of people think dogs are unique in their intelligence. Clive Wynne, director of ASU’s Canine Science Collaboratory, says that’s not true. But he knows what makes dogs truly special.

 

ASU KEDtalk: Charting a course for Colorado River water

We’ve portioned out more of the Colorado River’s water than it can deliver. How do we navigate the rapids of water management without capsizing under growing demand? Dave White of ASU’s Decision Center for a Desert City explains how to stay afloat.

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