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Three ASU professors named Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors

ASU innovators in engineering and chemistry are recognized for inventions that benefit society.

The Othello whisperer: A Q&A with Ayanna Thompson

ASU’s Ayanna Thompson talks about her path from Wall Street analyst to Shakespearean scholar and what race has to do with the Bard of Avon.

Can innovation exist without soul work? ASU KEDtalk

Is innovation always good? And is more always better? Not without "soul work," says Gaymon Bennett. He explains what soul work, shadow and spirituality have to do with our fixation on innovation in a new KEDtalk format with bonus podcast.

ASU KEDtalk: Unearthing the secrets of magma

ASU geologist Christy Till explains how tiny crystals that form in magma could one day help us build an early warning system for volcanic eruptions — and how she made a grand leap from ballet to science.

$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?”

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