News and views | April 21, 2016

From the article: The only object with a higher density than a neutron star is a black hole, which also forms when a dying star collapses. The most massive neutron star ever measured is 2.04 times the mass of the sun. Scientists don't know exactly how massive neutron stars can get before they become black holes, according Feryal Özel, a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Arizona State University, who specializes in compact objects and extreme states of matter in the universe. 

EdSurge | April 20, 2016

Arizona State University and Silicon Valley venture firms Global Silicon Valley and Draper Associates are joining forces to launch a new edtech accelerator to innovate and launch ideas from companies in the edtech space.

The Associated Press | April 20, 2016

Arizona State University has formalized a partnership with the Native American Finance Officers Association to train people on tribal governance and finance.

The Christian Science Monitor | April 20, 2016

The United States Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, speaking at an Arizona State University-sponsored event in Washington, D.C., said that the pace of reducing the country's carbon intensity will have to be doubled to reach its 2025 emissions goals under the historic Paris global climate deal.

The Los Angeles Times | April 19, 2016

From the article: “Boycotts can help frame the image of an economy or a region,” said Dennis Hoffman, professor of economics at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. “Image framing and [public relations] really does have an impact, but it's really hard to tease out what that impact is.”